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Programme Cover - Kyalami 1000 Kilometres 1979
Event: International Wynn's 1000 KyalamiDate: 3.11.1979
Track: Kyalami Circuit (ZA), unknown lengthDistance: unknownAttendance: 45000

Kyalami 1000 Kilometres

Non championship race
Start time: 14:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 60

Practiced: unknown

Started: 51

Classified: 25

Category I Class A - S.A. Manufacturer's Challenge Cars (Cat.I A)

Category I Class B - BMW M1 Procars (Cat.I B)

Category II - S.A. Modified Saloon Cars (Cat.II)

Category III - S.A. Standard Production Cars (Cat.III)

Entry List
Entry List - Kyalami 1000 Kilometres 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Kobus Botma (26), Brian Isherwood (14) and Johan 'JayBee' Pretorius (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 29/08/2020 Last photo update on this page: 29/08/2020
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11 - Ford Escort II 3.4 V6 - Ford Motor Co. of S.A.Ford Escort II - Ford Cosworth V6 3399 cc N/ACat.I A
Ford Motor Co. of S.A.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sarel van der Merwe (ZA)/Tony Martin (ZA)Result: did not finish (Collision with Mass)
Grid: 6th (1:28.010)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
22 - Chevrolet Rekord - Dealer Team ChevroletChevrolet Rekord - Chevrolet Z28 V8 5000 cc N/ACat.I A
Dealer Team ChevroletClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Willie Hepburn (ZA)/ScottResult: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: white/black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
33 - Chevrolet Chevair - Dealer Team ChevroletChevrolet Chevair - Chevrolet Z28 V8 5000 cc N/ACat.I A
Dealer Team ChevroletClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Geoff Mortimer (ZA)/Tony Pond (GB)Result: did not finish (Oil pump)
Grid:
Colours: white/blue (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
44 - Mazda 323 - B.P. Sigma Dealer TeamMazda 323 - Mazda 1308 cc RotaryCat.I A
B.P. Sigma Dealer TeamClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Dave Charlton (ZA)/Derek Bell (GB)Result: did not finish (Wheel off)
Grid: 7th (1:29.370)
Colours: orange (+red/black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Johan 'JayBee' Pretorius, Brian Isherwood and Kobus Botma
66 - Ford Escort II BDA - Broadway Ford/CastrolFord Escort II - Ford Cosworth BDA L4 2000 cc N/ACat.I A
Broadway Ford/CastrolClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Billy Maloney (ZA)/Ronnie van Rooyen (ZA)Result: 6th 1st in Cat.I A
Grid:
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
77 - BMW M1 - Ron DennisBMW M1 # - BMW M88 L6 4v DOHC 3498 cc N/ACat.I B
Ron Dennis (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)/Jochen Mass (D)Result: 4th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:25.340)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Kobus Botma
88 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301062 - Cassani RacingBMW M1 #WBS59910004301062 - BMW M88 L6 4v DOHC 3498 cc N/ACat.I B
Cassani Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Manfred Winkelhock (D)/Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: 2nd (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Kobus Botma
99 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301026 - Eggenberger Racing/CastrolBMW M1 #WBS59910004301026 - BMW M88 L6 4v DOHC 3498 cc N/ACat.I B
Eggenberger Racing/Castrol (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Helmut Kelleners (D)/Eddie Keizan (ZA)Result: winner - (152.700 kph) - margin: 7 laps
Grid: 5th
Colours: white (+red/green)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma and Brian Isherwood
1010 - BMW M1 - Team Gunston/B.M.W. Dealer Team/Schnitzer Racing TeamBMW M1 - BMW M88 L6 4v DOHC 3498 cc N/ACat.I B
Team Gunston/B.M.W. Dealer Team/Schnitzer Racing TeamClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Marc Surer (CH)/Trevor van Rooyen (ZA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 2nd (1:25.820)
Colours: darker (+dark)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
1111 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301036 - Helmut MarkoBMW M1 #WBS59910004301036 - BMW M88 L6 4v DOHC 3498 cc N/ACat.I B
Helmut MarkoClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Georg Bürger (D)/Markus Höttinger (A)Result: did not finish (Fuel injection pump drive)
Grid: 4th
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
1212 - Mazda Capella - B.P. Sigma Dealer TeamMazda Capella - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.II
B.P. Sigma Dealer TeamClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Errol Shearsby (ZA)/Paddy Driver (ZA)Result: 5th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: lighter/darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
1313 - Mazda Capella - C.A.R.T. RacingMazda Capella - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.II
C.A.R.T. RacingClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Chris Swanepoel (ZA)/John SimpsonResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light (+darker)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
1414 - BMW 530i - C. CleggBMW 530i - BMW L6 3000 cc N/ACat.II
C. CleggClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jorge Koechlin (PE)/Leon Walger (RA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: white (+light blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma and Brian Isherwood
1515 - BMW 530i - Philip BooysenBMW 530i - BMW L6 3000 cc N/ACat.II
Philip BooysenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Philip Booysen (ZA)/Geoff Goddard (ZA)Result: 3rd (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light (+darker)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
1717 - Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - Alfa Romeo S.A.Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - Alfa Romeo 1962 cc N/ACat.II
Alfa Romeo S.A.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Arnold Chatz (ZA)/Basil van Rooyen (ZA)Result: 22nd
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
1919 - Alfa Romeo Berlina - A. d'OliveiraAlfa Romeo Berlina - Alfa Romeo 1962 cc N/ACat.II
A. d'Oliveira (ZA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Abel d'Oliveira (ZA)/Dick Pickering (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
2121 - Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - John Truter RacingAlfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - Alfa Romeo 1779 cc N/ACat.II
John Truter RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Truter (ZA)/Pat Duckham (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
2525 - Datsun 160 Z - B.P. DatsunDatsun 160Z - Datsun 1595 cc N/ACat.II
B.P. DatsunClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Santana (ZA)/Andy Terlouw (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: white (+red/yellow/green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2626 - Datsun 140 YZ - Clarry TaylorDatsun 140 YZ - Datsun 1428 cc N/ACat.II
Clarry TaylorClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clarrie Taylor (ZA)/Serge DamseauxResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light/dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
2727 - Toyota Corolla SRS - Monument GarageToyota Corolla SRS - Toyota 1600 cc N/ACat.II
Monument GarageClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Rodger Taylor (ZA)/Willie Roos (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light/dark
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
3131 - Datsun 1200 GX - B.P. DatsunDatsun 1200 GX - Datsun 1171 cc N/ACat.II
B.P. DatsunClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Barry Flowers (ZA)/Robby Smith (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light/dark (+lighter)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
3232 - Ford Escort I - Cornright Motors/ValvolineFord Escort I - Ford 1300 cc N/ACat.II
Cornright Motors/ValvolineClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Brian Rowlings (ZA)/Don Bruins (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: white (+green/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
3333 - Ford Escort II - Harreen MotorsFord Escort II - Ford 1300 cc N/ACat.II
Harreen MotorsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Morrison (ZA)/Roy CarrResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Kobus Botma
3535 - Mini de Luxe - Borg WarnerMini de Luxe - 1098 cc N/ACat.II
Borg WarnerClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Steve van Wyk/Simon Grobbelaar (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
3636 - Mini de Luxe - Team ValvolineMini de Luxe - 1098 cc N/ACat.II
Team ValvolineClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Tienie Oosthuizen (ZA)/Moon DalyResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
4040 - Mazda RS Coupe - Ronnie Bass SigmaMazda RS Coupe - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.III
Ronnie Bass SigmaClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Udo de Beurges (ZA)/Rick Davis (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light/dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
4242 - Datsun 280 L - B.P. DatsunDatsun 280 L - Datsun 2763 cc N/ACat.III
B.P. DatsunClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Eric Sanders (ZA)/Roelof Fekken (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light (+darker/lighter)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
4949 - Chevrolet FirenzaChevrolet Firenza - Chevrolet 2500 cc N/ACat.II
Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Ben Morgenrood (ZA)/Fanie ElsResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: light/dark
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Kobus Botma
No photos available:
37The car is not available on a photoMazda Capella - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.III
John ToddClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Peter Todd (ZA)/Ralph Lange (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoMazda Capella - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.III
B.P. Sigma Dealer TeamClosed bodywork
-
Driven by: Colin Burford (ZA)/Bob Olthoff (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Keith Burford (ZA)
Result: finished, position unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoFord Escort - Ford L4 4v DOHC 1993 cc N/ACat.III
M.I.C. Racing/Turtle CoatingsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Giuliano Verolini (ZA)/Tony Boncompagni (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Giulietta - Alfa Romeo L4 1779 cc N/ACat.III
Bill Troskie MotorsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Viana (ZA)/Pop DiedericksResult: finished, position unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Giulietta - Alfa Romeo 1779 cc N/ACat.III
Team ValvolineClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Parsons (ZA)/George Angelopulo (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Giulietta - Alfa Romeo 1779 cc N/ACat.III
West Bix RacingClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Dunn (ZA)/Nicolo BizneoResult: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Giulietta - Alfa Romeo 1779 cc N/ACat.III
Glenwood MotorsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Giovanni Piazza-Musso (ZA)/Bobby van Noord (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo Giulietta - Alfa Romeo L4 1779 cc N/ACat.III
A. EsterhuizenClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Esterhuizen (ZA)/Chris van der Heever (ZA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
5The presence of the car is unknownDatsun 1800 J SSS - Datsun 2400 cc N/ACat.I A
B.P. Datsun-
-
Drivers listed: Brian Cook (ZA)/Hennie van der Linde (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The presence of the car is unknownFord Capri GT - Ford 3000 cc N/ACat.II
Team ValvolineClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ken Critchfield (ZA)/Len Booysen (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The presence of the car is unknownDatsun 280 L - Datsun 2753 cc N/ACat.II
B.P./Datsun-
-
Drivers listed: Judy Charlton (ZA)/Arnold Charlton (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The presence of the car is unknownChevrolet Firenza - Chevrolet 2500 cc N/ACat.II
Glynn Symes-
-
Drivers listed: Glynn Symes/Brian McKenzie (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort GT - Ford 1600 cc N/ACat.II
ShellsportClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Derrick Collins/Vincent HarmanResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort GT - Ford 1600 cc N/ACat.II
Team TotalClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Paul Heymans/Paul Cox (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort GT - Ford 1600 cc N/ACat.II
Rally and Race Automotive dev.Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Glen Spolander (ZA)/Herbie Denton (GB)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The presence of the car is unknownMorris Mini Cooper S - 1275 cc N/ACat.II
M.I.C. Racing-
-
Drivers listed: Giv Giovannoni (ZA)/Campbell McKie Thompson (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The presence of the car is unknownMini Cooper S - 1275 cc N/ACat.II
Team Lubrication Engineers-
-
Drivers listed: Fred Kolbe (ZA)/Mike HoffmanResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The presence of the car is unknownDatsun 140 Y - Datsun 1428 cc N/ACat.II
B.P. Datsun-
-
Drivers listed: Phil Adams (ZA)/Ritchie Jute (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort - Ford 1300 cc N/ACat.II
Angus KinnearClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Angus Kinnear (ZA)/Chris White (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The presence of the car is unknownMazda Capella - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.III
Team Valvoline-
-
Drivers listed: Jannie van Aswegen/Peter Lanz (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The presence of the car is unknownAlfa Romeo Alfetta GTV - Alfa Romeo 1960 cc N/ACat.III
Glenwood Motors-
-
Drivers listed: Richard Sterne (ZA)/Jan Hettema (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort - Ford 1600 cc N/ACat.II
Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Gordon Buhrmann/Peter WarnabyResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The presence of the car is unknownVW Passat - VW 1600 cc N/ACat.II
L. Nortje-
-
Drivers listed: Louis Nortje (ZA)/Eric GousResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The presence of the car is unknownVolvo 144 - Volvo 2000 cc N/ACat.II
Le Mans Motors-
-
Drivers listed: Hans Kruger/Buck Nel (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort - Ford 1300 cc N/ACat.II
Brian LuytClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Brian Luyt (ZA)/Leon de Klerk (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort - Ford 1300 cc N/ACat.II
N. RandallClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Nick Randall/Terence McPhailResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The presence of the car is unknownMini - 1098 cc N/ACat.II
Terry Brand-
-
Drivers listed: Terry Brand/Gino Caprin (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The presence of the car is unknownMini - 1098 cc N/ACat.II
Ray Monik-
-
Drivers listed: Ray Monik (ZA)/Rob Whittaker (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The presence of the car is unknownMini - 1098 cc N/ACat.II
Des Pawley-
-
Drivers listed: Des Pawley/Dave Hughes (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The presence of the car is unknownMini RS - Mazda 1146 cc RotaryCat.III
N. W. Bricknell-
-
Drivers listed: N. W. Bricknell/P. H. SaleResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
59The presence of the car is unknownFord Escort - Ford 1193 cc N/ACat.III
Team ValvolineClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Noel Louwrens/Johan Coetzee (ZA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The presence of the car is unknownRenault - Renault 1289 cc N/ACat.II
F. van Zyl-
-
Drivers listed: H. Mostert/Fred van ZylResult: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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