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Event: W. D. & H. O. Wills International Trophy Race For Group 4 Sports Cars at CroftDate: 13.7.1969
Track: Croft (GB), unknown lengthDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

Wills Trophy Croft

Start time: 12/7 14:15 and 13/7 14:35; Grid: 3-2-3, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: 24

Practiced: 20

Started: 19

Classified: 15

Group 4 - over 2000 cc (S+2.0) : P:7, ST:6, CL:4

Group 4 - up to 2000 cc (S2.0) : P:13, ST:13, CL:11

Entry List
Entry List - Wills Trophy Croft 1969
Photos by courtesy of: Michel Boixiere (3)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 18/12/2010 Last photo update on this page: 18/12/2010
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44 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/146 - John Woolfe RacingLola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/146 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4926 cc N/AS+2.0
John Woolfe Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Digby Martland (GB)Result: 14th - did not finish (1:Overheating) - Heat 1: did not finish (Overheating) ; Heat 2: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:10.800)
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/12/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Boixiere
2222 - Chevron B8 BMW #CH-DBE-84 - Tor-Line RacingChevron B8 #CH-DBE-84 - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Tor-Line Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Guy Edwards (GB)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 5th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:12.800)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/12/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Boixiere
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/149 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4965 cc N/AS+2.0
Grand Bahama Racing Car Co. Ltd.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Gardner (AUS)Result: did not finish (2:Clutch) - Heat 1: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
2The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.3B GT #SL76/138 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4926 cc N/AS+2.0
Sydney Taylor (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Trevor Taylor (GB)Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: winner
Grid: 3rd
Colours: white/green
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.3 GT #SL73/134 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4926 cc N/AS+2.0
Tech-Speed Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)Result: winner - margin: 1 lap - Heat 1: winner ; Heat 2: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:07.800)
Colours: orange/green
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoLola T70 Mk.3 GT #SL73/101 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 4926 cc N/AS+2.0
James Beach (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Piers Forester (GB)Result: did not start (Blown engine in practice) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: (1:15.000)
Colours: blue/red
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoFord GT40 #1010 - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AS+2.0
Peter Sadler (GB)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Sadler (GB)Result: did not finish (2:Spin damage) - Heat 1: 11th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Spin damage)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoFord GT40 #1001 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4736 cc N/AS+2.0
Malaya Garage-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ian Williams (GB)
listed, never drove:
Mac Daghorn (GB)
Result: 13th (6 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 15th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 13th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoPorsche 906 #144 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Richard Shardlow (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Shardlow (GB)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 10th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Willie GreenClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Willie Green (GB)Result: did not finish (2:Fuel starvation) - Heat 1: 16th (3 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Fuel starvation)
Grid: 7th (1:12.400)
Colours: black/red
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoChevron B6 #CH-DBE-3 - BMW L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Arthur Moore (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arthur Moore (GB)Result: 12th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 14th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 14th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 #CH-DBE-38 - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Peter Lawson (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Lawson (GB)Result: 11th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 7th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 15th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th
Colours: orange/blue
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Trevor Twaites (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Trevor Twaites (GB)Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 6th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 12th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 #CH-DBE-80 - BMW L4 OHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Chevron Cars (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bennett (GB)/John Hine (GB)Result: 8th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 9th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 9th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoChevron B6 #CH-DBE-6 - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Worcestershire Racing Association (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Bamford (GB)Result: 10th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 13th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 11th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Worcestershire Racing Association (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Paul Ridgway (GB)Result: 9th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 12th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 10th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Lepps the Jewellers (Altrincham) Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Lepp (GB)Result: 3rd 1st in S2.0 (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:11.800)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoChevron B6 #CH-DBE-8 - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Warren Pearce Racing Organisation Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Skeaping (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Accident) - Heat 1: did not finish (Accident) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 10th
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1990 cc N/AS2.0
A. & J. Motors (Chadwell Heath) Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Terry Croker (GB)Result: 4th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:12.000)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoLotus 47 #47-GT-04-78 - Ford Lotus Twin-Cam L4 2v DOHC 1598 cc N/AS2.0
John Calvert (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Calvert (GB)Result: 15th (8 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 17th (4 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 12th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
8The car did not arriveFord GT40 #1013 - Ford 289 V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AS+2.0
Willie Green-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Willie Green (GB)Result: did not arrive (Raced Chevron)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveChevron B8 #CH-DBE-78 - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
J.C.B. (Excavators) Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Peter Brown (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveChevron B6 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
David FarnellClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Farnell (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
28The car did not arriveChevron B8 # - BMW L4 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Nigel Morrison (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Nigel Morrison (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Michel Boixiere (1)
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