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Event: Second South African Nine Hour Endurance RaceDate: 6.10.1959
Track: Grand Central, Johannesburg (South Africa), 3.379 kmsOrganiser: Sports Car Club of South Africa

Johannesburg 9 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:10:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:9 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:28
Practiced:unknown
Started:unknown
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Sports Cars : 740÷2000
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 1501÷
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 1001÷1500
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 740÷1000
Normal Series Production Touring Cars : 740÷1250
Normal Series Production Touring Cars : 1251÷2000
Pre-race sessions:
practice on 3/10 and 5/10
Winners:
Overall:6GSM Dart ClimaxCarrington / Fergusson
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 1501÷:13Porsche 356 Speedstervan der Merwe / van Heerden
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 1001÷1500:8Porsche 356 CarreraGous / Love
Normal Series Production Grand Touring Cars : 740÷1000:22Saab 93 GTTheobald / Smith
Normal Series Production Touring Cars : 740÷1250:15Volvo SportWilson / Wilson
Normal Series Production Touring Cars : 1251÷2000:23Fiat 1200Burford / Porter
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Volvo (4), Alfa Romeo (4), Saab (4), GSM (3), Porsche (3), MG (3), Simca (3)
Top engines by numbers:Alfa Romeo (5), BMC (4), Volvo (4), Saab (4), Porsche (3), Simca (3)
Top car types by numbers:Saab 93 (4), GSM Dart (3), MG A (3), Volvo PV 544 (3), Simca Montlhéry (3)
Driver nationalities:ZA (43), RSR (2)
Average engine size:1299 cc
Oldest known drivers:Doug Serrurier (39), John Love (35), Dawie Gous (32)
Youngest known drivers:Ernie Pieterse (21), Bruce Johnstone (22), Dawie Gous (32)
Woman drivers:Miss Jean Humphries

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