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Event: Sixth Rand Daily Mail 9 Hour Endurance RaceDate: 2.11.1963
Track: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), 4.094 kmsOrganiser: Sports Car Club of South Africa

Kyalami 9 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:modified Le Mans start
Distance:9 hours
Attendance:40000
Entered:42
Practiced:38
Qualified:35
Started:34
Finished:17
Classified:17
Classes:PractStartClass
Class A - Sports +1600220
Class B - Sports 1600210
Class C - Sports 1150441
Class D - Group 3 - Grand Touring +3000111
Class E - Group 3 - Grand Touring 3000111
Class F - Group 3 - Grand Touring 2500221
Class G - Group 3 - Grand Touring 1600220
Class H - Group 3 - Grand Touring 1150542
Class J - Group 2 - Touring +5000110
Class K - Group 2 - Touring 5000111
Class L - Group 2 - Touring 2000974
Class M - Group 2 - Touring 1300110
Class N - Group 2 - Touring 1000776
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held for a total of 600 minutes on 26/10 and 1/11
Winners:
Overall:8Ferrari 250 GTOPiper / Maggs
Class C - Sports 1150:4Lola Mk.1 Climaxle Roux / Coetzer
Class D - Group 3 - Grand Touring +3000:6Shelby AC CobraOlthoff / Gardner
Class F - Group 3 - Grand Touring 2500:18Volvo 122 SWingels / Markham
Class H - Group 3 - Grand Touring 1150:21Renault R8Burford / Porter
Class K - Group 2 - Touring 5000:20Chrysler ValiantPardini / Grevler
Class L - Group 2 - Touring 2000:25Volvo 122 SWilson / Hettema
Class N - Group 2 - Touring 1000:29Renault 1093Chatz / Porter
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Opel (5), Ford (5), Renault (4), Volvo (4), BMW (2), Austin-Healey (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (7), Volvo (5), Opel (5), Renault (4), BMC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Volvo 122 (4), Opel Kadett (4), Renault R8 (3)
Driver nationalities:ZA (60), GB (4), RSR (2), AUS (2)
Average engine size:1668 cc
Oldest known drivers:John Love (39), Dawie Gous (36), Frank Wingels (35)
Youngest known drivers:Basil van Rooyen (25), John Whitmore (26), Paul Hawkins (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Kyalami 9 Hours 1963Entry List - Kyalami 9 Hours 1963Schedule of Events - Kyalami 9 Hours 1963Track Map - Kyalami 9 Hours 1963
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61 - Maserati Tipo 64 #64002 - B. S. Cunningham
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