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Event: The Eight Rand Daily Mail Nine Hour Endurance RaceDate: 6.11.1965
Track: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), 4.094 kmsOrganiser: Sports Car Club of South Africa

Kyalami 9 Hours

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:modified Le Mans start
Distance:9 hours
Attendance:62000
Entered:46
Practiced:44
Qualified:42
Started:37
Finished:24
Classified:24
Classes:PractStartClass
Class A - Sports +2000664
Class B - Sports 20001093
Class C - Sports 1150422
Class D - Grand Touring +3000000
Class E - Grand Touring 3000664
Class F - Grand Touring 1600111
Class G - Grand Touring 1150755
Class H - Touring +3000000
Class J - Touring 3000000
Class K - Touring 2000753
Class L - Touring 1150332
Winners:
Overall:1Ferrari 365 P2Piper / Attwood
Class B - Sports 2000:18GSM Dart FordTruter / Smith
Class C - Sports 1150:21GSM Dart FordWeyers / Saul
Class E - Grand Touring 3000:14Porsche 904 GTSDe Udy / de Klerk
Class F - Grand Touring 1600:16Lotus ElanHolme / Wheble
Class G - Grand Touring 1150:28Renault R8Mortimer / Hooper
Class K - Touring 2000:39Volvo 122 SSwanepoel / van Zyl
Class L - Touring 1150:32Renault 8 GordiniBurford / Porter
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Ferrari 365 P2David Piper (GB)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Volvo (5), Renault (5), GSM (4), Austin (4), Ferrari (3), Lotus (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (9), Volvo (5), Renault (5), BMC (5), Ferrari (3), Alfa Romeo (3)
Top car types by numbers:GSM Dart (4), Volvo 122 (4), Renault 8 (4), Austin Mini Cooper (4)
Driver nationalities:ZA (61), GB (10), RSR (2)
Team nationalities:ZA (29), GB (8)
Engine positions:front-engined (50%), mid-engined (34%), rear-engined (16%)
Average engine size:1907 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jack Holme (54), Doug Serrurier (45), John Love (41)
Youngest known drivers:Richard Attwood (25), Paul Hawkins (28), David Prophet (28)
Woman drivers:Pat Sonnenschein

Official Race Programme:

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