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Rothmans F5000 Championship round

Mallory Park, 8 Jul 1973

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Brett Lunger Trojan T101 [102] - Chevrolet V8
#2
50 0.36.08.8
112.04
2 Tom Belsø Lola T330 [HU2] - Chevrolet V8
#208
50 0.36.28.8
3 Teddy Pilette Chevron B24 [24-73-04] - Chevrolet V8
#33 (see note 1)
50 0.36.38.6
4 Guy Edwards Lola T330 [HU16] - Chevrolet V8
#4
50 0.36.44.2
5 Gijs van Lennep Lola T330 [HU18] - Chevrolet V8
#1
50 0.36.45.0
6 Steve Thompson Chevron B24 [24-73-06] - Chevrolet V8
#15 (see note 2)
49
7 Chris Craft Chevron B24 [24-73-07] - Chevrolet V8
49
8 Clive Santo Lola T330 [HU21] - Chevrolet V8
49
9 Willie Green Trojan T101 [105] - Chevrolet V8
47
10 Tony Trimmer McLaren M18 [500-04] - Chevrolet V8
#10
47
11 Clive Baker March 73A ["7"] - Chevrolet V8
43 running, not classified
12 Trevor Twaites Lola T330 [HU6] - Chevrolet V8
43 running, not classified
R Jim Moore McLaren M10B [400-04-2] - Chevrolet V8

R Keith Holland Lola T190X [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8

R Jock Russell McRae GM1 [003] - Chevrolet V8
#5
gearbox
R Ian Ashley Lola T330 [HU17] - Chevrolet V8
#6
accident
R Bob Evans Trojan T101 [104] - Chevrolet V8
#11
drive shaft
DNS Terry Sanger Lola T300 [HU9] - Chevrolet V8
Did not start
(accident)
DNS Pierre Soukry Connew PC1 [002B] - Chevrolet V8
Did not start
(oil pipe/oil tank split)
DNS Tony Dean Chevron B24 [24-73-01] - Chevrolet V8
#8 (see note 3)
Did not start
(accident)
DNS Alan Rollinson McRae GM1 [007] - Chevrolet V8
#12
Did not start
(timing chain)
DNS Graham McRae McRae GM1 [015] - Chevrolet V8
#22
Did not start
(accident)
DNS Keith Holland Trojan T101 [101] - Chevrolet V8
#25
Did not start
DNS John Bowtell (F5000) 3.5-litre McLaren M10A [300-16] - Rover V8
#28
Did not start
(cylinder liner)
DNS David Oxton Begg FM5 [1] - Chevrolet V8
#39
Did not start
(con rod)
DNS Chris Featherstone Lola T190X [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8
#220
Did not start
(car loaned to Holland)

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Ian Ashley (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU17] - Chevrolet V8 0.42.0
2 Brett Lunger (F5000) 5-litre Trojan T101 [102] - Chevrolet V8 0.42.0
3 Graham McRae * (F5000) 5-litre McRae GM1 [015] - Chevrolet V8 0.42.2
4 Tom Belsø (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU2] - Chevrolet V8
5 Bob Evans (F5000) 5-litre Trojan T101 [104] - Chevrolet V8 0.42.8
6 Keith Holland * (F5000) 5-litre Trojan T101 [101] - Chevrolet V8 0.43.0
7 Gijs van Lennep (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU18] - Chevrolet V8 0.43.2
8 Guy Edwards (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU16] - Chevrolet V8 0.43.2
9 Tony Dean * (F5000) 5-litre Chevron B24 [24-73-01] - Chevrolet V8 0.43.4
10 Teddy Pilette (F5000) 5-litre Chevron B24 [24-73-04] - Chevrolet V8 0.43.6
11 Clive Santo (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU21] - Chevrolet V8 0.44.0
12 Steve Thompson (F5000) 5-litre Chevron B24 [24-73-06] - Chevrolet V8 0.44.0
13 Willie Green (F5000) 5-litre Trojan T101 [105] - Chevrolet V8 0.45.2
14 Tony Trimmer (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M18 [500-04] - Chevrolet V8 0.45.6
15 Alan Rollinson * (F5000) 5-litre McRae GM1 [007] - Chevrolet V8 0.46.6
16 David Oxton * (F5000) 5-litre Begg FM5 [1] - Chevrolet V8 0.47.8
17 Jock Russell (F5000) 5-litre McRae GM1 [003] - Chevrolet V8 0.48.0
18 Chris Featherstone * (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190X [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8 0.49.2
19 Jim Moore (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-04-2] - Chevrolet V8 0.50.8
20 Trevor Twaites (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU6] - Chevrolet V8 0.51.0
21 Pierre Soukry * (F5000) 5-litre Connew PC1 [002B] - Chevrolet V8 0.53.0
22 John Bowtell * (F5000) 3.5-litre McLaren M10A [300-16] - Rover V8 0.53.2
23 Terry Sanger * (F5000) 5-litre Lola T300 [HU9] - Chevrolet V8 0.54.5
24 Clive Baker (F5000) 5-litre March 73A ["7"] - Chevrolet V8 0.54.8
25 Keith Holland (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190X [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8 No time
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Chevron B24 [24-73-04] (Teddy Pilette): Built for 1973 season. VDS for Teddy Pilette: raced in UK 1973 and Tasman 1974 - Roelof Wunderink: raced in UK 1974. Then via Tony Dean to Richard Simms and used in libre racing in 1975 and 1976. To John Lambert (York, UK) 1977: used in hillclimbs in 1978 and 1979. Then via Ian Webb and Alex Seldon to Chris Townrow (Crantock, Cornwall) for sprints in Cornwall and Devon. To historic racer Richard Piper and partner Patric Capon and raced by Piper in libre and HSCC racing in 1983 and 1984. To Dennis Humphries (Canterbury, Kent) and damaged in testing at West Malling airfield. Repaird and sold to John Harper (late 1980s/early 1990s) then via Tony Ingram (Atlanta, GA) and Lee Chapman (New Milford, CT) to Fred Gunther (Trumbull, CT). Later via Vintage Racing Services (Stratford, CT) to Alex Seiler (NY, NY) c1998. Following a restoration, it was raced in VARA events at Willow Springs and Phoenix and driven on occasion by Casey Annis, publisher of Vintage racecar Magazine. In 2000, it was sold to Stan Beck (Seattle, WA) restored again before it was sold on to Miles Jackson (Seattle, WA) in 2006.
  2. Chevron B24 [24-73-06] (Steve Thompson): Built for 1973 season. Alan Brodie for Steve Thompson: raced in UK 1973, UK 1974 - Dennis Leech (Exeter, UK): raced in UK 1975 (heavily crashed in practice at R15 Mallory Park 12 Oct 1975 and not seen again). Subsequent history unknown but presumably wrecked,
  3. Chevron B24 [24-73-01] (Tony Dean): Built for 1973 season. Tony Dean: raced in UK 1973, US 1973, UK 1974 (crashed at R1 - Dean then buys B24-73-08), also used to settle a bet at the BARC Harewood hill climb 4 Aug 1974; UK 1975 (driven by Dean 3 races , Alain Peltier 1 DNS, Roelof Wunderink 1 DNS). Presumably the car raced by Dean at the Easter Rufforth meeting, winning the libre event. Raced by Dean at Aintree 19 Apr 1975, setting a new circuit record as he won the libre race by over a lap. Crashed and written off by Wunderink Zandvoort (practice) 17 May 1975. Wreckage scrapped.

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.