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Scribante Summer Trophy

Aldo Scribante, 25 Feb 1978

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Roy Klomfass March 77B [11] - Ford BDD Swindon
#8 Team Uniewinkels [Martin Flint/Roger Taylor]

2 Trevor van Rooyen March 77B [8] - Ford BDD Swindon
#7 Team Gunston

3 Bobby Scott March 77B [17] - Ford BDD
#21 Sportsman Lager [Andrew Thomson]

4 Ian Scheckter March 78B - Ford BDD Nicholson
#1 Lexington Racing

5 Clive Cooke Donnelly JD201 - Ford BDD
#15 Rally Motors

6 Mike Domingo March 76B ['1A'] - Ford BDD
#9 Team Domingo-Bodycraft

R Nols Nieman March 77B [18] - Ford BDD
#4 Benson & Hedges [Alex Blignaut]
Throttle cable
R Tony Martin Chevron B45 [45.78.01] - Ford BDD Swindon
#3 Lucky Strike Racing

R Dave Charlton March 76B [1] - Ford BDD
#6 (see note 1)

All cars are 1.6-litre F/Atl unless noted.

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Roy Klomfass
2Trevor van Rooyen
3Bobby Scott
4Ian Scheckter
5Clive Cooke
6Mike Domingo
7Nols Nieman
8Tony Martin
9Dave Charlton
Qualifying
1 Roy Klomfass (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B [11] - Ford BDD Swindon
2 Ian Scheckter (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 78B - Ford BDD Nicholson

Notes on the cars:

  1. March 76B [1] (Dave Charlton): Presumed to be the car of Ian Scheckter, used in the 1976 South African season. Racing tradition has it that Scheckter always had the first car of any of March's production runs, and South African expert Ian Hebblethwaite suggests that Scheckter had both the first chassis of the 76B and 77B production. A/S report of the race at Welkom 10 Feb 76 says that Scheckter's car is "the first of the production examples". Badly damaged in testing accident after the race at Aldo Scribante 27 Mar 76 and at Roy Hesketh Scheckter appears in a car that is described as "brand new" by A/S and having a "new tub" [MN]. Subsequent evidence suggests that the latter was the case, and the rebuilt car, if it still carried a plate, probably kept the identity of chassis 1 to avoid fresh import duties on a new car. The remains of the old tub were sold to the Domingo brothers, who built it up with spares to become 76B-1A in 1977. Sold to Len Booysen in 1977, and loaned by him to Dave Charlton and Bernard Tilanus in 1978.

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' original results.

The South African race results have been compiled by Chris Townsend based on material in Autosport and Motoring News plus information supplied by a wide range of contributors.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen (allen@oldracingcars.com) if you can help in any way with our research.