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Guards F5000 Championship round

Brands Hatch, 28 Sep 1969

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Mike Hailwood Lola T142 [SL142/40] - Chevrolet V8
#3 Epstein Cuthbert Racing
40 1.02.01.6
102.54
2 Alan Rollinson Lola T142 [SL142/22] - Chevrolet V8
#77 Doug Hardwick
40 1.02.39.8
3 Keith Holland Lola T142 [SL142/36] - Chevrolet V8
#63 Alan Fraser Racing
40 1.03.50.8
4 Derrick Williams Lola T142 [SL142/42] - Chevrolet V8
#33 D.J.Bond Racing
38
5 Terry Sanger (F5000) 4.7-litre BRM P83 [8301] - Ford V8
#22
37
6 Ian Ashley (F5000) 4.7-litre Kitchiner K3 [K2/1] - Ford V8
#99
37
7 Dave Berry (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT16 [F2-19-65] - Ford twin cam
#90 (see note 1)
35
8 Ulf Norinder Lola T142 [SL142/37] - Chevrolet V8
#17
22
9 John Dean (F5000) 4.7-litre Cooper T66 [F1-2-63] - Ford Shelby Cobra 289 ci V8
#36 (see note 2)
18
10 Dave McCloy (F5000) 4.7-litre McLaren M2A [1] - Ford V8
#24
15
11 Chris Warwick-Drake Cooper T90 [F1C/1.68] - Chevrolet Mathwall V8
15
12 Trevor Taylor Surtees TS5 [006] - Chevrolet V8
#25 Team Elite
8
13 Peter Gethin McLaren M10A [M10A-1] - Chevrolet V8
#7 Church Farm Racing Team
8
14 Kaye Griffiths (F5000) 4.7-litre BRP 2 [BRP-2-64] - Ford V8
#10
4
DNS Mike Walker Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet V8
#4 McKechnie Racing Organisation
Did not start
DNS Tony Barchou (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT14/18 [FL-7-65] - Ford
#91 (see note 3)
Did not start

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Peter Gethin (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10A [M10A-1] - Chevrolet V8 1.30.2
2 Mike Hailwood (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/40] - Chevrolet V8 1.30.4
3 Trevor Taylor (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS5 [006] - Chevrolet V8 1.30.6
4 Alan Rollinson (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/22] - Chevrolet V8 1.32.4
5 Keith Holland (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/36] - Chevrolet V8 1.33.2
6 Ulf Norinder (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/37] - Chevrolet V8 1.33.6
7 Derrick Williams (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/42] - Chevrolet V8 1.36.0
8 John Dean (F5000) 4.7-litre Cooper T66 [F1-2-63] - Ford Shelby Cobra 289 ci V8 1.38.2
9 Ian Ashley (F5000) 4.7-litre Kitchiner K3 [K2/1] - Ford V8 1.38.6
10 Dave Berry (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT16 [F2-19-65] - Ford twin cam 1.38.6
11 Terry Sanger (F5000) 4.7-litre BRM P83 [8301] - Ford V8 1.40.0
12 Kaye Griffiths (F5000) 4.7-litre BRP 2 [BRP-2-64] - Ford V8 1.43.8
13 Dave McCloy (F5000) 4.7-litre McLaren M2A [1] - Ford V8 1.51.0
14 Chris Warwick-Drake (F5000) 5-litre Cooper T90 [F1C/1.68] - Chevrolet Mathwall V8 1.53.6
15 Mike Walker * (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet V8 No time
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Brabham BT16 [F2-19-65] (Dave Berry): Jack Brabham's works SCA-engined BT16, used during the 1965 mid-season and also raced by Chris Irwin when the Honda project was revived. To Robs Lamplough (London) for 1966 and retained for 1967. To John Watson (Craigavad, County Down, Northern Ireland) for Irish racing in 1967 and fitted with a Lotus-Ford twin-cam. Retained for 1968. Sold to Dave Berry (Colwyn Bay, Wales) for 1969 and used in UK libre; then fitted with an Oldsmobile V8 for 1970, 1971 and 1972. Last seen in October 1972.
  2. Cooper T66 [F1-2-63] (John Dean): New to Rob Walker and entered for Jo Bonnier in F1 in 1963, replacing an older ex-works T60. Retained for 1964 but soon replaced by a Brabham BT11 and used as a spare car with a BRM V8 engine, It's engine and gearbox were then transferred to Walker's ex-works Brabham BT7 and the car was sold to Bill Bradley and then on the John Axon. It was fitted with a 4727cc Ford Cobra V8 and raced in libre very successfully in 1965 and 1966, interrupted only by a heavy accident at Oulton Park in 1965. Sold to Jim Charnock (Liverpool) for 1967 and raced regularly in libre for another two seasons. To John Scott Davies briefly in early 1969 then to Mike Coombe and John Dean who shared it in F5000 and libre in 1969. Sold to Alan Mountain who entered it in libre and hillclimb events for John Lambert (York) in 1971. The engine was transferred into a Leda F5000 chassis and the rest of the car was sold to collector John McCartney. Subsequently via Jim Gleave, Howden Ganley, Hugh Edgely, Peter Bloore, Rod Tolhurst and John Harper to Anthony Mayman in early 1986. Then to Sid Hoole in 1992 and fully restored. Raced in historic events by Hoole for over 20 years.
  3. Brabham BT14/18 [FL-7-65] (Tony Barchou): Bought new by Jackie Epstein for 1965 and used in both Formule Libre (with a Ford twin cam) and Formula 2 (with a Cosworth SCA). Sold at the end of the season to Ian Raby (Brighton, Sussex) who raced it in November 1965 and then in F2 through 1966. Converted back to its Ford twin cam engine for 1967 and continued in F2 up to Zandvoort in July when Raby suffered the injuries from which he later died. The BT14 was rebuilt and Tony Barchou of Ian Raby Racing in 1968 and then, as a BT14/18, in rounds of the European F5000 series in 1969. Engine and transmission sold to Alan Jones and rolling chassis to Rob 'Tiny' Littler but he did not use it and eventually sold it to a collector in California. Nothing further known until a car with this claimed history owned by Don Orosco (Monterey, CA) c1995. Subsequently via John Zuppan (Portland, OR) and Jim Schnell (Seattle, WA) to Jonathan Burke (San Francisco, CA) early 2005.

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.

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.

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