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Programme Cover - Roy Hesketh 3 Hours 1970
Event: The Natal Mercury International 3 Hour Endurance Race Roy HeskethDate: 27.12.1970
Track: Roy Hesketh Circuit, Pietermaritzburg (ZA), unknown lengthDistance: 3 hoursAttendance: unknown

Roy Hesketh 3 Hours

Start time: 14:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 36

Practiced: unknown

Started: unknown

Finished:

Class J - Group 6/7 - +3000 cc (Cat.III/Class J)
Class H - Group 6/7 - 3000 cc (Cat.III/Class H)
Class G - Group 6/7 - 2000 cc (Cat.III/Class G)
Class F - Group 6/7 - 1600 cc (Cat.III/Class F)
Class E - Group 4/5 - +2000 cc (Cat.II/Class E)
Class D - Group 4/5 - 2000 cc (Cat.II/Class D)
Class C - Group 1/2/3 - +2000 cc (Cat.I/Class C)
Class B - Group 1/2/3 - 2000 cc (Cat.I/Class B)
Class A - Group 1/2/3 - 1300 cc (Cat.I/Class A)
Entry List
Entry List - Roy Hesketh 3 Hours 1970
Photos by courtesy of: Robert Young (18)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/08/2012 Last photo update on this page: 28/08/2012
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22 - Lola T210 #SL210/05 - Karl von WendtLola T210 #SL210/05 - Ford L4 OHC 1790 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Karl von Wendt (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Helmut Marko (A)/John Love (RSR)
listed, never drove:
Karl von Wendt (D)
Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:08.500)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
33 - Lola T210 Ford #SL210/16a - Mike HailwoodLola T210 #SL210/16a - Ford L4 OHC 1790 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Mike Hailwood (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Hailwood (GB)Result: 16th - did not finish
Grid: 3rd (1:09.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
44 - Chevron B16 Spyder Ford - Team Gunston/Richter MotorsChevron B16 Spyder # - Ford Cosworth FVC L4 4v DOHC 1790 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Team Gunston/Richter Motors (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Redman (GB)Result: winner - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 1st (1:08.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
55 - Chevron B8 - Jack HolmeChevron B8 # - L4 OHC 1994 cc N/ACat.II/Class D
Jack Holme (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Holme (ZA)/Bruce van der Merwe (ZA)Result: 3rd (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:15.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
99 - Ford Boss Mustang 302 - Motor Racing ResearchFord Mustang Boss 302 # - Ford 302 V8 OHV 4955 cc N/ACat.I/Class C
Motor Racing Research (AUS)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)/Mike De Udy (GB)Result: 9th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:17.300)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
1212 - Ecosse - John RoweEcosse - L4 OHV 1594 cc N/ACat.III/Class F
John Rowe (ZA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Rowe (ZA)Result: 7th (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:18.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
1717 - Mazda M10A - Team LawsonMazda M10A - Mazda 2R 1964 cc RotaryCat.I/Class B
Team Lawson (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Dave Clapham (ZA)
Result: 12th (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2020 - Chevron B8 #DBE-62 - Geoff OrtleppChevron B8 #DBE-62 - L4 OHC 1994 cc N/ACat.II/Class D
Geoff Ortlepp (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Geoff Ortlepp (ZA)/Stan Taylor (ZA)Result: did not finish (Shift linkage)
Grid: 12th (1:18.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2121 - BMW 2000 SA - Vernon BricknellBMW 2000 SA - BMW L4 OHC 1991 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Vernon Bricknell (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Vernon Bricknell (ZA)/Roy Luck (ZA)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2222 - Datsun 1600 - Datsun Nissan Racing AlconiDatsun 1600 - Datsun L4 OHC 1595 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Datsun Nissan Racing Alconi (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Clarrie Taylor (ZA)/Chris Swanepoel (ZA)Result: 21st (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2323 - Lotus 23B - Des ZankLotus 23 B # - L4 OHV 1098 cc N/ACat.III/Class F
Des Zank (ZA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Des Zank (ZA)Result: 11th (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2525 - Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina - Alfa Romeo S.A.Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina # - Alfa Romeo L4 OHC 1844 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Alfa Romeo S.A. (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Derek Tunmer (ZA)/Guy Tunmer (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
2626 - Renault 8 Gordini - Team RenaultRenault 8 Gordini - Renault Gordini L4 OHV 1296 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
Team Renault (ZA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Geoff Mortimer (ZA)/Louis Cloete (ZA)Result: 13th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
3030 - Volvo 142 S - Team LawsonVolvo 142 S - Volvo L4 OHV 1986 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Team Lawson (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Dave Clapham (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Frank Rundell, Colin Burford (ZA)
Result: 17th (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
3333 - Datsun 1600 - Datsun Nissan Racing AlconiDatsun 1600 - Datsun L4 OHC 1595 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Datsun Nissan Racing Alconi (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: John Conchie (ZA)/Bob Thomas (ZA)Result: 20th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
3434 - Mini Cooper S - Andr√© VerweyMini Cooper S - BMC A series L4 OHV 1293 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
André Verwey (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: André Verwey (ZA)/Giv Giovannoni (ZA)Result: 18th (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
3636 - Vauxhall Viva GT - Kempster KingsleaVauxhall Viva GT - Vauxhall L4 OHC 1998 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Kempster Kingslea (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Ray Emond (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
3737 - Mini Cooper S - D. R. C. CurrieMini Cooper S # - BMC A series L4 OHV 1293 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
D. R. C. Currie (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Denys Currie (ZA)/Robert Young (ZA)Result: did not finish (Bearings)
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/08/2012Photo by courtesy of: Robert Young
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoLola T210 #SL210/07 - Ford L4 OHC 1790 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Karl von Wendt (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John McNicol (ZA)/Willie Ferguson (ZA)Result: 4th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:11.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoNomad Mk.3 # - BRM P56 V8 OHC 1998 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Mark Konig (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mark Konig (GB)/Paddy Driver (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Paul Vestey (GB)
Result: 8th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:15.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoChevron B16 #DBE01 - L4 OHC 1797 cc N/ACat.II/Class D
Denis Joubert (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denis Joubert (ZA)/Peter Gough (ZA)Result: 5th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:13.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 Spyder #117 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Clive van Buuren (ZA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clive van Buuren (ZA)/Red Whitehouse (ZA)Result: 6th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:17.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 - L4 OHC 1790 cc N/ACat.II/Class D
C. P. Mitchell (ZA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Garth McGillewie (ZA)Result: did not finish (Couldn't start after pit stop)
Grid: 6th (1:13.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoBramhill - L4 OHC 1640 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Horner Bros. (Bramhill) (ZA)-
-
Driven by: John Truter (ZA)Result: 10th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 2000 GTAm # - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1998 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Alfa Romeo S.A. (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Arnold Chatz (ZA)/Basil van Rooyen (ZA)Result: did not start (DNS)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 2000 GTAm # - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1998 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Alfa Romeo S.A. (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eddie Keizan (ZA)/Arnold Chatz (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Meyer Botha (ZA)
Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoMazda M10A - Mazda 2R 1964 cc RotaryCat.I/Class B
Team Lawson (ZA)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Colin Burford (ZA)/Spencer Schultze (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Jody Scheckter (ZA)
Result: 14th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:20.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo GTA - Alfa Romeo L4 OHC 1570 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Alfa Romeo S.A. (ZA)-
-
Driven by: Angelo Scroppo (ZA)/Lorenzo Ferraguti (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 1750 GTV - Alfa Romeo L4 DOHC 1779 cc N/ACat.I/Class B
Alfa Romeo S.A. (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Abrahams (ZA)/Dirk Marais (ZA)Result: 15th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoRenault 8 Gordini - Renault Gordini L4 OHV 1296 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
Chris Clegg (ZA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chris Clegg (ZA)Result: 19th (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoFord Mustang - Ford V8 OHV 4727 cc N/ACat.I/Class C
Fred Cowell (ZA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Cowell (ZA)/Doug Serrurier (ZA)Result: did not finish (Tyres)
Grid: 18th (1:21.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoLotus Elan # - Lotus L4 OHC 1598 cc N/ACat.III/Class F
Jack Holme (ZA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Amm (RSR)/Garry Boase (ZA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
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:
11The presence of the car is unknownAlfa Romeo T33/2 - Alfa Romeo V8 OHC 1995 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Scuderia Scribante (ZA)-
-
Drivers listed: Dave Charlton (ZA)/Paddy Driver (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The presence of the car is unknownRenault 8 - Renault L4 OHV 1296 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
Power Developments (ZA)-
-
Drivers listed: Nolly Limberis (ZA)/Ronnie van Rooyen (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The presence of the car is unknownLotus 23 B - L4 OHC 1865 cc N/ACat.III/Class G
Bernard Podmore (ZA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Bernie Podmore (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The presence of the car is unknownRenault 8 Gordini # - Renault Gordini L4 OHV 1296 cc N/ACat.I/Class A
R. G. Wicks (ZA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Chappie Wicks (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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