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Guards F5000 Championship round

Zolder, 5 Apr 1970

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Peter Gethin McLaren M10B [400-06] - Chevrolet V8
#1 Sidney Taylor Racing
40 1.01.42.3
101.12 mph
2 Howden Ganley McLaren M10B [400-05] - Chevrolet V8
#12 Howden Ganley (see note 1)
40 1.02.26.0
3 Mike Hailwood Lola T190 [190/F1/15] - Chevrolet V8
#3 Epstein-Cuthbert Team Lola
40 1.02.28.5
4 Trevor Taylor Surtees TS5A [001] - Chevrolet Bartz V8
#14 Team Surtees
39
5 Ulf Norinder Lola T190 [190/F1/2] - Chevrolet V8
#7 Ulf Norinder Racing (see note 2)
38
6 Davey Powell Lola T190 [190/F1/7] - Chevrolet V8
#77 Doug Hardwick (see note 3)
37
7 Lingard Goulding Lola T142 [SL142/40] - Chevrolet V8
#31 Lingard Goulding
36
8 Kaye Griffiths Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet V8
#10 Kaye Griffiths
34
9 Gordon Spice (F5000) 4.7-litre Kitchiner K3A [1] - Ford Shelby Cobra 289ci V8
#99 Tony Kitchiner
32
10 Fred Saunders (F5000) 3.5-litre Crosslé 15F [C15F/69/42] - Rover V8
#66 Mermaid Racing
28
11 Graham McRae McLaren M10B [400-11S] - Chevrolet V8
#2 Graham McRae
27
12 David Prophet McLaren M10B [400-04] - Chevrolet V8
#21 David Prophet
27
13 Frank Gardner Lola T190 [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8
#30 Motor Racing Research
12
14 Mike Walker McLaren M10B [400-03] - Chevrolet V8
#4 Alan McKechnie
4
DNS Reg Gubbings Nike Mk5 [1] - Ford V8
#20 Reg Gubbings
Did not start
UNKE Teddy Pilette Lola T142 - Chevrolet V8
#8 Ulf Norinder Racing
On entry list
UNKE Mac Daghorn Leda LT20 [1] - Chevrolet V8
#11 Malaya Garage Racing Division, Billinghurst
On entry list
UNKE Jan van Straaten (F5000) 4.7-litre Lotus 24 ['P1'] - Ford Shelby Cobra 289ci V8
#26 Jan van Straaten
On entry list
UNKE Mike Woolley Lotus 43 [2] - Ford V8
#27 E.W. Race Engineering
On entry list
UNKE Carlos Avallone Lola T140 [SL140/16] - Chevrolet V8
#58 Carlos Avallone
On entry list
UNKE Keith Holland Lola T142 [SL142/36] - Chevrolet V8
#63 Alan Fraser
On entry list
UNKE Alan Rollinson Lotus 70 [02] - Chevrolet V8
#70 Alan Rollinson
On entry list
DNA Mo Nunn Lola T190 [190/F1/7] - Chevrolet V8
#77 Doug Hardwick (see note 4)
Did not arrive
DNA Davey Powell Lola T142 [SL142/22] - Chevrolet V8
#78 Doug Hardwick
Did not arrive

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Peter Gethin200.31.30.599.01 mph
2Graham McRae200.31.46.7
3Howden Ganley200.31.50.7
4Mike Hailwood200.32.07.0
5Trevor Taylor19
6Ulf Norinder19
7Davey Powell19
8Gordon Spice18
9Lingard Goulding18
10Fred Saunders18
11Kaye Griffiths17
12Frank Gardner12Broken sump
13David Prophet8Overheating
14Mike Walker4Electrics
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Peter Gethin200.30.11.8103.32 mph
2Mike Hailwood200.30.21.5
3Howden Ganley200.30.35.3
4Trevor Taylor200.30.53.7
5Ulf Norinder19
6David Prophet19
7Davey Powell18Accident
8Lingard Goulding18
9Kaye Griffiths17
10Gordon Spice14
11Fred Saunders10
12Graham McRae7Electrics
Qualifying
1 Peter Gethin (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-06] - Chevrolet V8 1.24.0
2 Mike Hailwood (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/15] - Chevrolet V8 1.24.6
3 Frank Gardner (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8 1.24.8
4 Graham McRae (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-11S] - Chevrolet V8 1.26.3
5 Howden Ganley (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-05] - Chevrolet V8 1.28.0
6 Mike Walker (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-03] - Chevrolet V8 1.28.6
7 Trevor Taylor (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS5A [001] - Chevrolet Bartz V8 1.29.5
8 Ulf Norinder (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/2] - Chevrolet V8 1.31.5
9 Kaye Griffiths (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet V8 1.34.6
10 Davey Powell (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/7] - Chevrolet V8 1.35.3
11 Fred Saunders (F5000) 3.5-litre Crosslé 15F [C15F/69/42] - Rover V8 1.38.6
12 Gordon Spice (F5000) 4.7-litre Kitchiner K3A [1] - Ford Shelby Cobra 289ci V8 1.42.9
13 Lingard Goulding (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/40] - Chevrolet V8 1.44.9
14 David Prophet (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-04] - Chevrolet V8 No time

Notes on the cars:

  1. McLaren M10B [400-05] (Howden Ganley): Barry Newman for Howden Ganley: UK 1970 (18 races, five second places) - Gordon Spice: Argentinean GP 1971; UK 1971 (11 races + 1 DNS). Rebuilt as 'Kitchmac' by Tony Kitchiner for 1972 season: driven by Gordon Spice (UK: 7 races + 1 DNS), John Kendall (UK: 2 races; US : 1 race only R3 Watkins Glen), Fred Saunders (UK: 1 DNS only), Alan Rollinson (UK: 1 race only), Roger Williamson (UK: 3 races); UK 1973: driven by Kaye Griffiths ( 1 race only), Richard Knight (5 races + 1 DNS). Not seen again after the end of 1973. It has been reported that this car was wrecked in an accident but it appears to have survived its final race in 1973 intact. Subsequent history unknown.
  2. Lola T190 [190/F1/2] (Ulf Norinder): New for Ulf Norinder and raced in the 1970 Tasman series. Then raced in the UK 1970 but crashed in practice for R4 Zandvoort 19 April 1970 and rebuilt on the 11th T190 tub as 190/F1/2-2. Raced again by Norinder for five more races then raced by Tony Lanfranchi at two races but crashed on the warm-up lap at the Oulton Park Gold Cup on 22 August. The car broke its back on landing and was not seen again. Presumed destroyed.
  3. Lola T190 [190/F1/7] (Davey Powell): New to Doug Hardwick's Henley Forklift for the 1970 UK F5000 series. Raced by Mo Nunn (2 races), Davey Powell (7 races + 2 DNS) and Trevor Taylor (6 races) in 1970, then Kaye Griffiths (2 races + 1 DNQ), Terry Sanger (1 race only), Ian Ashley (3 races) and Tony Trimmer (1 race only) in 1971. To Rocky Plumridge for 1972 and raced by Ian Ashley (9 races + DNQ for Rothmans £50,000). Subsequent history unknown.
  4. Lola T190 [190/F1/7] (Mo Nunn): New to Doug Hardwick's Henley Forklift for the 1970 UK F5000 series. Raced by Mo Nunn (2 races), Davey Powell (7 races + 2 DNS) and Trevor Taylor (6 races) in 1970, then Kaye Griffiths (2 races + 1 DNQ), Terry Sanger (1 race only), Ian Ashley (3 races) and Tony Trimmer (1 race only) in 1971. To Rocky Plumridge for 1972 and raced by Ian Ashley (9 races + DNQ for Rothmans £50,000). Subsequent history unknown.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' orginal results.

1969-1976 UK results have been researched and collated by Chris Townsend based primarily on material in Autosport and Motoring News. Information has been added from the growing collection of entry lists from programs.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen if you can add anything.