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Cape South Easter Trophy

Killarney, 7 Jan 1978

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Ian Scheckter March 78B - Ford BDD Nicholson
#1 Lexington Racing Team
40 1.09.33.0
2 Dave Charlton March 76B [19] - Ford BDD
#6 Dave Charlton (see note 1)
40 1.09.41.5
3 Nols Nieman March 77B [18] - Ford BDD
#4 Benson and Hedges / BP Racing [Alex Blignaut]

4 Tony Martin Chevron B45 [45.78.01] - Ford BDD Swindon
#3 Lucky Strike Racing

5 Roy Klomfass March 77B [11] - Ford BDD
#2 Team Uniewinkels [Martin Flint/Roger Taylor]

6 Len Booysen Kauhsen 2J - Ford BDD Richardson
#5

R Dorino Trochanni Chevron B29 [29.75.15] - Ford BDD
#20 Team Domingo
30
R Trevor van Rooyen March 77B [8] - Ford BDD
#7 Team Gunston / E. Pinto
Collision with Martin
R Desiré Wilson Chevron B34 [34.76.08] - Ford BDD Swindon
#13 Laddiers. Fashion Shops
4 Engine
UNK Bobby Scott March 77B [17] - Ford BDD
#21 Sportsman Lager [Andrew Thomson]

DNS Keith Zeeman Wheatcroft R18 [002] - Ford BDD
#14 Alex Blignaut Racing
Did not start
UNKE Mike Domingo March 76B [1A] - Ford BDD
#9 Team Domingo
On entry list
UNKE Yunus Domingo Chevron B25 - Ford BDA
#11 Team Domingo
On entry list
UNKE Steve Kimber Chevron B34 [34.76.02] - Ford BDD Nicholson
#16 South Coast Motors
On entry list
DNA Derek Bell Kauhsen 2J - Ford BDD Richardson
Did not arrive

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

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Ian Scheckter
2Dave Charlton
3Nols Nieman
4Tony Martin
5Roy Klomfass
6Len Booysen
7Bobby Scott
8Dorino Trochanni
9Trevor van Rooyen
10Desiré Wilson
Qualifying
1 Ian Scheckter (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 78B - Ford BDD Nicholson 1.10.1
2 Tony Martin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Chevron B45 [45.78.01] - Ford BDD Swindon 1.10.3
3 Roy Klomfass (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B [11] - Ford BDD 1.10.6
4 Bobby Scott (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B [17] - Ford BDD 1.10.8
5 Trevor van Rooyen (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B [8] - Ford BDD 1.10.9
8 Desiré Wilson (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Chevron B34 [34.76.08] - Ford BDD Swindon

Notes on the cars:

  1. March 76B [19] (Dave Charlton): Sold to Dave Charlton in South Africa in mid 1976 to replace his Modus M3, debuting at the Rand Winter Trophy, 7 Aug 1976. Retained by Charlton in 1977, then sold mid-1978 to Nols Nieman as a spare car. To Alex Blignaut's team in 1979/80 and later to the Domingo team in exchange for ther 76B/1A.

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.

Individual sources for this event

Entry list from programme kindly provided by Richard Coe.