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Programme Cover - Kyalami 9 Hours 1973
Event: Daily Mail 16th Nine Hour Endurance RaceDate: 3.11.1973
Track: Kyalami (ZA), unknown lengthDistance: 9 hoursAttendance: unknown

Kyalami 9 Hours

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 29

Practiced: 26

Started: 25

Classified: 11

Category 3/Class I - Sports +2000 (Class I) : P:5, ST:5, CL:3
Category 3/Class H - Sports 2000 (Class H) : P:6, ST:6, CL:2
Category 3/Class G - Sports 1600 (Class G) : P:2, ST:2
Category 2/Class F - Grand Touring +2500 (Class F) : P:2, ST:2, CL:2
Category 2/Class E - Grand Touring 2500 (Class E) : P:1, ST:1, CL:1
Category 1/Class D - Touring +2000 (Class D) : P:6, ST:5, CL:2
Category 1/Class C - Touring 2000 (Class C) : P:2, ST:2
Category 1/Class B - Touring 1600 (Class B) : P:2, ST:2, CL:1
Category 1/Class A - Touring 1300 (Class A)
Entry List
Entry List - Kyalami 9 Hours 1973
Photos by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth (6), Gerrie van Zyl (1) and Dick Mawson (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 29/11/2006 Last photo update on this page: 02/01/2011
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11 - Porsche 908/03 #008? - R. Jost RacingPorsche 908/03 #008? - Porsche 908 F8 OHC 2997 cc N/AClass I
R. Jost Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Reinhold Jöst (D)/Herbert Müller (CH)Result: winner - margin: 11 laps
Grid: 5th (1:23.820)
Colours: light blue (+orange/dark blue)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
44 - BMW 3.5 CSL  - BMW Motorsport GMBHBMW 3.0 CSL # - BMW L6 OHC 3500 cc N/AClass D
BMW Motorsport GMBHClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 7th (44 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:29.290)
Colours: white (+blue/violet/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
55 - Mirage M6 Ford - Gulf Research Racing CompanyMirage M6 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AClass I
Gulf Research Racing Company (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/James Hunt (GB)Result: 2nd (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:19.530)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
77 - GRD S73 Ford - Lucky Strike Racing/Dart Racing with GRDGRD S73 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 OHC 1980 cc N/AClass H
Lucky Strike Racing/Dart Racing with GRDOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tim Schenken (AUS)/Dave Charlton (ZA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 9th (1:28.580)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
1212 - De Tomaso Pantera #2862 - M. Casoni RacingDe Tomaso Pantera #2862 - Ford V8 OHV 5796 cc N/AClass F
M. Casoni RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Casoni (I)/"Gero" (I)Result: 8th (55 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:33.520)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
1414 - Chevron B21 Ford #B19-71-29 - D. DrysdaleChevron B19/21 #B19-71-29 - Ford Cosworth FVA L4 OHC 1600 cc N/AClass G
D. DrysdaleOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Doug Drysdale (ZA)/Roger Harradine (ZA)Result: did not finish (Piston rings)
Grid: 11th (1:29.820)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/01/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerrie van Zyl
2424 - Chevrolet Firenza - Dick Mawson/Jan HettemaChevrolet Firenza - Chevrolet V8 OHV 4949 cc N/AClass D
Dick Mawson/Jan Hettema (RSR)-
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Driven by: Dick Mawson (RSR)/Jan Hettema (ZA)Result: did not finish (Brakes, accident)
Grid: 17th (1:37.670)
Colours: black/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Dick Mawson
2929 - Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV - L. BooysenAlfa Romeo 2000 GTV - Alfa Romeo L4 DOHC 1962 cc N/AClass C
L. BooysenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Len Booysen (ZA)/John Gibb (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 19th (1:41.540)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoLola T282 #HU6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AClass I
Gitanes Racing (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)/Reine Wisell (S)Result: did not finish (Fuel injection)
Grid: 3rd (1:20.670)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoPorsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche F6 2v SOHC 2806 cc N/AClass F
Paradise Beach/Swazi Radio/Crowne RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Martin Birrane (IRL)/Guy Tunmer (ZA)Result: 10th (59 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:36.680)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoMirage M6 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AClass I
Gulf Research Racing Company (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Hailwood (GB)/Hughes de Fierlant (B)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid: 1st (1:19.220)
Colours: light blue/orange
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoLola T292 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 OHC 1980 cc N/AClass H
Embassy Racing S.A./Crowne RacingOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)/Eddie Keizan (ZA)Result: did not finish (Rear radius arm mounting)
Grid: 6th (1:24.680)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoChevron B26 #74-02 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 OHC 1980 cc N/AClass H
Team Gunston/Richter MotorsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ian Scheckter (ZA)/John Watson (GB)Result: 5th - did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 4th (1:22.990)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Firestone
10The car is not available on a photoLola T292 #HU65 - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 OHC 1980 cc N/AClass H
MRC/Ray's Racing TeamOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charles Lucas (GB)/John Abrahams (ZA)Result: did not finish (Bearings)
Grid: 7th (1:24.850)
Colours: yellow/blue
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoChevron B23 # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 OHC 1800 cc N/AClass H
KVG Racing (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Hine (GB)/Ian Grob (GB)Result: 3rd 1st in Class H (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:25.700)
Colours: brown/green
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoDatsun 240Z - Datsun L6 OHC 2870 cc N/AClass I
E. L. van Bergen-
Front-engined
Driven by: Kunimitsu Takahashi (J)/Kenji Tohira (J)Result: 4th (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:35.290)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoDatsun 240Z - Datsun L6 OHC 2497 cc N/AClass E
E. L. van Bergen-
Front-engined
Driven by: Arnold Chatz (ZA)/Geoff Mortimer (ZA)Result: 6th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:38.850)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Firenza - Chevrolet V8 OHV 4949 cc N/AClass D
Chev. Dealer Team-
-
Driven by: Basil van Rooyen (ZA)/Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 25th (1:49.430)
Colours: orange/white/blue
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Firenza - Chevrolet V8 OHV 4949 cc N/AClass D
Chev. Dealer Team-
-
Driven by: Nols Niemann (ZA)/Giv Giovannoni (ZA)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid: 12th (1:32.880)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoLola - Ford L4 OHC 1600 cc N/AClass G
Power Developments-
-
Driven by: Peter Parnell (RSR)/Nolly Limberis (ZA)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid: 26th
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 #DBE-62 - BMW L4 OHC 1998 cc N/AClass H
Team Sportune (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chappie Wicks (ZA)/Barry de Groot (ZA)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid: 16th (1:36.860)
Colours: blue/tangerine
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica - Toyota L4 OHC 1588 cc N/AClass B
Team Toyota-
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Swanepoel (ZA)/Garth la Reserve (ZA)Result: 9th (57 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:44.350)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoFord Cortina V6 - Ford V6 OHV 2990 cc N/AClass D
Black Baron-
-
Driven by: Buck Nel (ZA)/Billy Maloney (ZA)Result: 11th
Grid: 23rd (1:46.640)
Colours: black/gold
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoFord Capri - Ford V6 OHV 3000 cc N/AClass D
Bic Ball PointClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Lavoipierre (ZA)/Brian Cook (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid: 20th (1:43.090)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoBMW 2002 TI - BMW L4 2v SOHC 1990 cc N/AClass C
C. SpamerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Conraed Spaemer (ZA)/Clive Peters (ZA)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid: 22nd (1:44.950)
Colours: orange/white
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoFord Escort GT - Ford L4 OHV 1600 cc N/AClass B
H. van der LindeClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hennie van der Linde (ZA)/Ian Smuts (ZA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (1:46.980)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
19The car did not arriveChevron B19/21 # - Ford L4 OHC 1790 cc N/AClass H
Team B.P.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Rowe (ZA)/John Truter (ZA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveAutoma GT - V8 OHV 5000 cc N/AClass I
Automa Engineering-
-
Drivers listed: Robby Smith (ZA)/Dirk Marais (ZA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveMarauder F73C - L4 OHV 1598 cc N/AClass G
D. Hart-
-
Drivers listed: Ritchie Jute (ZA)/David Hart (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
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