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Event: 1st Goldfields International 3 Hour RaceDate: 2.1.1971
Track: Goldfields Raceway Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), unknown lengthOrganiser: Sports Car Club of South Africa

Goldfields 3 Hours

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:unknown
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Category 3/Class G - Sports Racing/Prototype 2000
Category 3/Class F - Sports Racing/Prototype 1600
Category 2/Class E - Sports +2000
Category 2/Class D - Sports 2000
Category 1/Class C - Touring +2000
Category 1/Class B - Touring 2000
Category 1/Class A - Touring 1300
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 30-31/12
1 qualifying session held for a total of 180 minutes on 1/1
60 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:4Chevron B16 Spyder FordRedman / Attwood
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3Lola T210 FordHailwood / Charlton1:30.000
Pole Positions:
Overall:3Lola T210 FordHailwood / Charlton1:30.400
Category 3/Class F - Sports Racing/Prototype 1600:12EcosseJohn Rowe1:46.000
Category 2/Class D - Sports 2000:7Chevron B16Joubert / Gough1:36.100
Category 1/Class C - Touring +2000:9Ford Boss Mustang 302Gardner / De Udy1:42.300
Category 1/Class B - Touring 2000:15Alfa Romeo GTAmChatz / van Rooyen1:47.000
Category 1/Class A - Touring 1300:26Renault 8 GordiniLouis Cloete1:51.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevron (5), Alfa Romeo (5), Renault (4), Lola (2), Mazda (2), Datsun (2)
Top engines by numbers:Alfa Romeo (5), Ford (4), Renault (4), Mazda (2), Datsun (2)
Top car types by numbers:Renault 8 (4), Chevron B8 (3), Lola T210 (2), Mazda M10A (2), Datsun 1600 (2), Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm (2)
Driver nationalities:ZA (35), GB (5), RSR (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (45%), front-engined (36%), rear-engined (19%)
Average engine size:1801 cc (with regard to 7% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 1927 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Jack Holme (59), John Love (46), Frank Gardner (40)
Youngest known drivers:Jody Scheckter (20), Guy Tunmer (22), Eddie Keizan (26)

Official Race Programme:

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