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Event: Rand Daily Mail 15th Nine Hour Endurance RaceDate: 4.11.1972
Track: Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), 4.104 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Kyalami 9 Hours

Weather:unknown
Start time:13:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:9 hours
Attendance:70000
Entered:27
Practiced:24
Qualified:24
Started:22
Finished:15
Classified:14
Classes:PractStartClass
Category 3/Class H - Sports +2000321
Category 3/Class G - Sports 200010108
Category 3/Class F - Sports 1600000
Category 2/Class E - Grand Touring +2000221
Category 2/Class D - Grand Touring 2000000
Category 1/Class C - Touring +2000111
Category 1/Class B - Touring 2000663
Category 1/Class A - Touring 1300210
Pre-race sessions:
1 practice session held for a total of 330 minutes on 2/11
Winners:
Overall:2Ferrari 312 PBRegazzoni / Merzario
Category 3/Class G - Sports 2000:31Chevron B21/23 HartBirrell / Mass
Category 2/Class E - Grand Touring +2000:4Ferrari 365 GTB/4Brown / Sytner
Category 1/Class C - Touring +2000:17Chevrolet Firenza 5.0van Rooyen / Mortimer
Category 1/Class B - Touring 2000:19Mazda S102AKatayama / Takechi
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Ferrari 312 PBJacky Ickx (B)1:22.200
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Ferrari 312 PBRegazzoni / Merzario1:20.300
Category 3/Class G - Sports 2000:31Chevron B21/23 HartBirrell / Mass1:23.000
Category 2/Class E - Grand Touring +2000:4Ferrari 365 GTB/4Brown / Sytner1:38.200
Category 1/Class C - Touring +2000:17Chevrolet Firenza 5.0van Rooyen / Mortimer1:35.500
Category 1/Class B - Touring 2000:19Mazda S102AKatayama / Takechi1:36.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevron (8), Ferrari (3), Mazda (2), Toyota (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (6), Ferrari (3), BMW (3), Mazda (2), Chevrolet (2), Toyota (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevron B21 (6), Ferrari 312 PB (2), Mazda S102 (2), Chevron B8 (2)
Driver nationalities:ZA (23), GB (13), J (2)
Most used colours:red (35%), white (23%), blue (14%), green (9%), yellow (6%), brown (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (70%), front-engined (30%)
Average engine size:2170 cc (with regard to 9% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 2365 cc)
Oldest known drivers:John Love (48), Paddy Driver (38), Brian Redman (35)
Youngest known drivers:Jody Scheckter (22), Niki Lauda (23), Guy Tunmer (24)

Official Race Programme:

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