South African Formula Atlantic race

Roy Hesketh, 2 Dec 1978

1 Ian Scheckter March 78B/79B - Ford BDD
#1 Team Lexington
35 36m 12.0s
2 Trevor van Rooyen March 79B - Ford BDD Nicholson
#3 Team Gunston
3 Bobby Scott March 77B ["17A"] - Ford BDD
[Sportsman Lager/Andrew Thompson]
4 Roy Klomfass March 79B [P] - Ford BDD
#12 Team Texan [Alex Blignaut]
5 Mike Domingo March 76B ['1A'] - Ford BDD
#8 Team Domingo
6 Yunus Domingo Modus M3 [022(A)] - Ford BDD Nicholson
#11 Team Domingo
7 Len Booysen Chevron - Ford BDA
8 Evan Boddy Chevron B34 [34.76.02] - Ford BDD
R Tony Martin Chevron B34 [34.76.08?] - Ford BDD
#5 South Coast Motors/Lucky Strike Racing
27 Collision with Klomfass
R Bernard Tilanus Wheatcroft R18 [003] - Ford BDD
#9 DAW Supplies
18 Engine

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

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Ian Scheckter
2Trevor van Rooyen
3Bobby Scott
4Roy Klomfass
5Mike Domingo
6Yunus Domingo
7Len Booysen
8Evan Boddy
9Tony Martin
10Bernard Tilanus
1 Ian Scheckter (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 78B/79B - Ford BDD 1.03.9
2 Trevor van Rooyen (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 79B - Ford BDD Nicholson 1.04.1
3 Tony Martin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Chevron B34 [34.76.08?] - Ford BDD 1.04.3
4 Roy Klomfass (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 79B [P] - Ford BDD 1.04.5
5 Bobby Scott (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 77B ["17A"] - Ford BDD 1.04.8
6 Bernard Tilanus (F/Atl) 1.6-litre Wheatcroft R18 [003] - Ford BDD 1.05.6


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.

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