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Programme Cover - Tourist Trophy 1973
Event: RAC Tourist TrophyDate: 23.9.1973
Track: Silverstone Circuit (GB), 4.706 kmsDistance: 2 x 2 hoursAttendance: unknown

Tourist Trophy

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: sunny, overcast, dry

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 32

Classified: 16

Division 2 (Div.2) : ST:14, CL:5

Division 1 (Div.1) : ST:18, CL:11

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Jeff Norton (15), Richard Harman (14), Nicholas Morgan (10), Hans Peter Seufert (8), Rallye Racing (4), Chris Turner (2) and Joan Albert Larrosa (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/04/2006 Last photo update on this page: 13/05/2018
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11 - Sunbeam Imp - George BevanSunbeam Imp - Imp L4 OHC 998 cc N/ADiv.1
George Bevan (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bill McGovern (GB)Result: 11th (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (1:50.000)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Chris Turner
55 - Sunbeam Imp - Melvyn AdamsSunbeam Imp - Imp L4 OHC 998 cc N/ADiv.1
Melvyn Adams (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Melvyn Adams (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Engine; 2:DNS)
Grid: 29th (1:50.700)
Colours: metallic blue
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Nicholas Morgan
66 - Sunbeam Imp - Les NashSunbeam Imp - Imp L4 OHC 998 cc N/ADiv.1
Les Nash (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Les Nash (GB)Result: 15th (41 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (1:51.100)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Chris Turner
1818 - Ford Escort GT - The BarbariansFord Escort 1300 GT # - Ford Kent L4 OHV 1298 cc N/ADiv.1
The BarbariansClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Hanson (GB)
listed, never drove:
John Hanson (GB)
Result: 8th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:43.700)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
1919 - Datsun Sunny - Datsun UK Ltd.Datsun Sunny - Datsun L4 1293 cc N/ADiv.1
Datsun UK Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alec Poole (IRL)/Tom Walkinshaw (GB)Result: 9th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:44.300)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Jeff Norton
2121 - Opel Manta SR - Franz HeineOpel Manta 19 SR # - Opel L4 1897 cc N/ADiv.1
Franz Heine (NL)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Franz Heine (D)/Gerrit de Vries (NL)Result: 10th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (1:49.300)
Colours: silver (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton and Richard Harman
2424 - BMW 1602 - Klaus X. VerbrüggenBMW 1602 # - BMW L4 1600 cc N/ADiv.1
Klaus X. VerbrüggenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Karl-Heinz Tibor (D)/Dieter Hegels (D)Result: 12th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:48.100)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
2727 - Ford Escort RS 1800 - Gerry EdmondsFord Escort RS 1600 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1996 cc N/ADiv.1
Gerry Edmonds (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Nick May (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Engine; 2:DNS)
Grid: 16th (1:38.900)
Colours: white/black/gold
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton and Nicholas Morgan
2828 - Ford Capri RS 2600 - Broadspeed - Ford of Britain/BelgiumFord Capri RS 2600 # - Ford V6 2999 cc N/ADiv.2
Broadspeed - Ford of Britain/Belgium (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Rouse (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Crankshaft; 2:DNS)
Grid: 6th (1:34.200)
Colours: yellow/green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman, Jeff Norton and Nicholas Morgan
3030 - Ford Escort RS 1800 - Timex Racing TeamFord Escort RS 1600 # - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1996 cc N/ADiv.1
Timex Racing Team (S)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bo Emanuelsson (S)Result: did not finish (1:Clutch, gearbox; 2:DNS)
Grid: 14th (1:38.600)
Colours: white/blue (+pink)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton
3131 - Ford Escort RS 1800 - Scuderia Brescia Corse - BroadspeedFord Escort RS 1600 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1996 cc N/ADiv.1
Scuderia Brescia Corse - BroadspeedClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rafael Barrios (E)/Emilio Zapico (E)Result: 5th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:41.000)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Joan Albert Larrosa
3535 - Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm - Autodelta S.p.A.Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1999 cc N/ADiv.1
Autodelta S.p.A. (I)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carlo Facetti (I)Result: 6th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:42.800)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman, Rallye Racing and Hans Peter Seufert
4343 - Ford Capri RS 2600 LW - Ford KölnFord Capri RS 2600 LW # - Ford V6 2999 cc N/ADiv.2
Ford Köln (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)Result: 2nd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:34.500)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton, Hans Peter Seufert, Rallye Racing and Nicholas Morgan
4444 - Ford Capri RS 2600 LW - Ford KölnFord Capri RS 2600 LW - Ford V6 2999 cc N/ADiv.2
Ford Köln (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dieter Glemser (D)Result: did not finish (1:Accident; 2:DNS)
Grid: 5th (1:33.700)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Jeff Norton
4545 - Ford Capri RS 2600 LW - Ford KölnFord Capri RS 2600 LW - Ford V6 2999 cc N/ADiv.2
Ford Köln (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)Result: 18th - did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 9th (1:35.100)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Jeff Norton
5151 - BMW 3.0 CSL - BMW MotorsportBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3498 cc N/ADiv.2
BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)
listed, never drove:
Chris Amon (NZ)
Result: did not finish (1:Clutch; 2:DNS)
Grid: 1st (1:32.700)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
5252 - BMW 3.0 CSL - BMW MotorsportBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3498 cc N/ADiv.2
BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Toine Hezemans (NL)/Dieter Quester (A)Result: 17th - did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 4th (1:33.600)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Hans Peter Seufert
5353 - BMW 3.0 CSL - Alpina/Dealer Team BMWBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3498 cc N/ADiv.2
Alpina/Dealer Team BMWClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brian Muir (AUS)
listed, never drove:
John Miles (GB)
Result: 3rd (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:34.400)
Colours: white/turquoise (+orange)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton
5454 - BMW 3.0 CSL - Herbert Müller RacingBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3498 cc N/ADiv.2
Herbert Müller Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walter Brun (CH)/Cox Kocher (CH)Result: 7th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:38.700)
Colours: white (+orange/black)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Nicholas Morgan
5555 - BMW 3.0 CSL - AlpinaBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3498 cc N/ADiv.2
AlpinaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/Harald Ertl (A)Result: winner - (175.064 kph) - margin: 3 laps
Grid: 3rd (1:33.400)
Colours: orange (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing, Richard Harman, Jeff Norton and Hans Peter Seufert
5656 - BMW 3.0 CSL - BMW AlpinaBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 3300 cc N/ADiv.2
BMW Alpina (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Siegmund Ogrodowczyk (D)/Siegfried Müller (D)Result: did not finish (1:Engine; 2:DNS)
Grid: 18th (1:39.300)
Colours: yellow/orange (+black/green)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman
5858 - Chevrolet Camaro Z28 - SCA FreightChevrolet Camaro Z28 - Chevrolet V8 6996 cc N/ADiv.2
SCA FreightClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (Tyre damage)
Grid: 2nd (1:32.900)
Colours: white/red (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Hans Peter Seufert, Rallye Racing and Nicholas Morgan
5959 - AMC Javelin - David HowesAMC Javelin - AMC V8 6400 cc N/ADiv.2
David HowesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Howes (GB)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 10th (1:34.500)
Colours: black/red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jeff Norton
No photos available:
7The car is not available on a photoMini Cooper - BMC A series L4 998 cc N/ADiv.1
Swiftune Engineering Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Burrows (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Accident damage; 2:DNS)
Grid: 30th (1:50.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoMini Cooper S - BMC A series L4 1293 cc N/ADiv.1
Mike DrinkwaterClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Drinkwater (GB)Result: did not finish (1:DNF; 2:DNS)
Grid: 32nd (1:51.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoMini Cooper S - BMC A series L4 1293 cc N/ADiv.1
Jon MowattClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jon Mowatt (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid: 26th (1:49.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoFord Escort RS 1600 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1975 cc N/ADiv.1
VMW MotorsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Vince Woodman (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Piston; 2:DNS)
Grid: 13th (1:38.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoFord Escort RS 1600 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 1996 cc N/ADiv.1
Scuderia Brescia Corse - BroadspeedClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: José Uriarte (E)/Hervé LeGuellec (F)Result: 4th 1st in Div.1 (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:39.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoBMW 2002 # - BMW L4 2v SOHC 1990 cc N/ADiv.1
Koepchen BMW Tuning (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Harald Menzel (D)/Helmut Kelleners (D)Result: did not start (1:Engine; 2:DNS)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 2000 GTAm - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1999 cc N/ADiv.1
Autodelta S.p.A. (I)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Spartaco Dini (I)Result: 16th (43 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:44.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 2000 GTAm # - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1999 cc N/ADiv.1
Autodelta S.p.A. (I)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walter Dona (I)Result: 14th (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:44.800)
Colours: red
Tyres: Firestone
57The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Camaro - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/ADiv.2
Research Consultants Ltd.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Terry Sanger (GB)/Mike Crabtree (GB)Result: 13th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:37.700)
Colours: white/red/green
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoFord Mustang Boss - Ford V8 OHV 7030 cc N/ADiv.2
Dennis LeechClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dennis Leech (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Accident; 2:DNS)
Grid: 12th (1:37.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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More photos from this race:
Photos by: Hans Peter Seufert (3) and Nicholas Morgan (2)
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