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Event: The Twelfth Rand Daily Mail 9 Hour Endurance RaceDate: 8.11.1969
Track: Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), 4.104 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Kyalami 9 Hours

Weather:brief heavy rain
Start time:14:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:9 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:35
Practiced:31
Qualified:31
Started:31
Finished:17
Classified:19
Classes:
Class J - Group 6/7 - Sports +2000
Class H - Group 6/7 - Sports 2000
Class G - Group 6/7 - Sports 1150
Class F - Group 3/4 - GT +3000
Class E - Group 3/4 - GT 3000
Class D - Group 3/4 - GT 2000
Class C - Group 2/5 - Touring +1600
Class B - Group 2/5 - Touring 1600
Class A - Group 2/5 - Touring 1300
Pre-race sessions:
1 practice session held for a total of 330 minutes on 6/11
Winners:
Overall:9Porsche 917Piper / Attwood
Class H - Group 6/7 - Sports 2000:17Chevron B16 FordMartland / Lucas
Class G - Group 6/7 - Sports 1150:23Bramhill - FordTruter / Berrington-Smith
Class F - Group 3/4 - GT +3000:7Lola T70 Mk.3B GT ChevroletDe Udy / Gardner
Class D - Group 3/4 - GT 2000:20Chevron B8 BMWHolme / Rowe
Class C - Group 2/5 - Touring +1600:27Alfa Romeo GTVAbrahams / Marais
Class A - Group 2/5 - Touring 1300:28Renault 8 GordiniPorter / Mortimer
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Lola T70 Mk.3B GT ChevroletLove / Redman1:23.600
Class H - Group 6/7 - Sports 2000:17Chevron B16 FordMartland / Lucas1:29.400
Class G - Group 6/7 - Sports 1150:22Lotus 23B FordZank / Hoo-Foster1:42.900
Class F - Group 3/4 - GT +3000:7Lola T70 Mk.3B GT ChevroletDe Udy / Gardner1:24.800
Class D - Group 3/4 - GT 2000:19Chevron B8 BMWJoubert / Taylor1:33.300
Class C - Group 2/5 - Touring +1600:34Alfa Romeo GTVvan Rooyen / Charlton1:46.300
Class B - Group 2/5 - Touring 1600:25Alfa Romeo GTAAlderton / Conchie1:47.800
Class A - Group 2/5 - Touring 1300:28Renault 8 GordiniPorter / Mortimer1:47.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (4), Lola (4), Chevron (4), Alfa Romeo (4), Renault (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (7), Porsche (4), BMW (4), Alfa Romeo (4), Chevrolet (3)
Top car types by numbers:Lola T70 (4), Porsche 908/02 (2), Renault 8 (2), Chevron B8 (2), Chevron B16 (2), Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV (2)
Driver nationalities:ZA (36), GB (12), D (4), AUS (2), S (2)
Most used colours:red (31%), white (22%), blue (9%), orange (9%), yellow (8%), green (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (66%), front-engined (25%), rear-engined (9%)
Average engine size:2735 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jack Holme (58), Doug Serrurier (49), John Love (45)
Youngest known drivers:Guy Tunmer (21), Christine Beckers (24), Eddie Keizan (25)
Woman drivers:Christine Beckers, Pat Sonnenschein

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