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Event: BOAC 1000 Kilometres World Championship Sports Car RaceDate: 16.4.1972
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.265 kmsOrganiser: BRSCC

Brands Hatch 1000 Kilometres

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:80000
Entered:34
Practiced:27
Qualified:23
Started:23
Finished:14
Classified:13
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 300011117
Sports 200016126
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 15/4
5 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 PBIckx / Andretti
Sports 2000:29Lola T290 FordEdwards / Hobbs
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9Ferrari 312 PBClay Regazzoni (CH)1:27.400175.665 km/h
:10Ferrari 312 PBRonnie Peterson (S)1:27.400175.665 km/h
:11Ferrari 312 PBJacky Ickx (B)1:27.400175.665 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:9Ferrari 312 PBClay Regazzoni (CH)1:26.600177.289 km/h
Sports 2000:21Abarth Osella SE-021Merzario / Hezemans1:28.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevron (7), Ferrari (3), Alfa Romeo (3), Lola (3), Porsche (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (11), Ferrari (3), Alfa Romeo (3), Porsche (3), Abarth (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevron B19 (4), Ferrari 312 PB (3), Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3 (3), Chevron B21 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (19), I (6), F (4), A (3), CH (3), D (2), NL (2), S (2), USA (2)
Team nationalities:GB (10), I (8), CH (3)
Most used colours:red (46%), yellow (18%), white (14%), blue (12%), orange (7%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2415 cc
Oldest known drivers:Vic Elford (37), Tony Lanfranchi (37), Brian Redman (35)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Smith (19), John Watson (26), Jacky Ickx (27)

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