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Gold Cup

Oulton Park, 22 Aug 1970

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 John Surtees Surtees TS7 [001] - Cosworth DFV V8
#4
40 0.59.48.2
110.8
2 Jochen Rindt Lotus 72C [R2] - Cosworth DFV V8
#2
40 0.59.51.6
3 Jackie Oliver BRM P153 [04] - P142 V12
#5
40 1.00.08.4
4 Howden Ganley (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-05] - Chevrolet V8
#12 (see note 1)
40 1.02.30.2
5 Trevor Taylor (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/7] - Chevrolet V8
#77 (see note 2)
38
6 Fred Saunders (F5000) 5-litre Crosslé 15F [C15F/69/42] - Rover V8
#66
36
7 David Prophet (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-04] - Chevrolet V8
#21
36
8 Kaye Griffiths (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet Traco V8
#10
36
9 Frank Gardner (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8
#30
35
10 Chris Summers (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/20] - Chevrolet V8
#88
35
11 Bob Miller (F5000) 4.7-litre Dulon LD8 [1] - Ford 289 ci JW V8
#98
34
12 Lingard Goulding (F5000) 5-litre Beattie P1100 ['1'] - Chevrolet Traco V8
#31 (see note 3)
34
13 Mike Hailwood (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 ["A"] - Chevrolet V8
#43
20
14 Reine Wisell (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-06] - Chevrolet V8
#41
19
15 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell [001] - Cosworth DFV V8
#1
19
16 Ray Calcutt (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/36] - Chevrolet V8
#63
17
17 Graham Hill Lotus 72C [R4] - Cosworth DFV V8
#3
3
18 Alan Rollinson (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS5A [008] - Chevrolet V8
#70
3
19 John Myerscough (F5000) 4.5-litre Brabham BT11/19 - Oldsmobile Traco V8
#23
0
DNS Peter Hawtin (F5000) 5-litre Cooper T90 [F1C/2.69] - Chevrolet V8
#16
Did not start
DNSC Graham McRae (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-11S] - Chevrolet V8
#42
Did not start (crashed)
DNSC Tony Lanfranchi (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/2-2] - Chevrolet V8
#47 (see note 4)
Did not start (crashed)
T Jackie Oliver BRM P153 [06] - P142 V12
(Only used in practice)
T Jackie Stewart March 701 [4-2] - Cosworth DFV V8
(Only used in practice)

All cars are 3-litre F1 unless noted.

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1John Surtees200.29.58.2
2Jackie Oliver200.30.04.8
3Jochen Rindt200.30.11.0
4Mike Hailwood200.30.32.0
5Howden Ganley200.31.23.0
6Trevor Taylor19
7Jackie Stewart19
8David Prophet19
9Fred Saunders18
10Kaye Griffiths18
11Bob Miller17
12Chris Summers17
13Lingard Goulding17
14Reine Wisell16Gearbox, spun
15Frank Gardner15Rear wishbone
16Graham Hill3Oil pressure
17Alan Rollinson3Head gasket
18John Myerscough0Engine
19Graham McRaeDid not start (Accident)
20Tony LanfranchiDid not start (Accident)
21Ray CalcuttDid not start (Radiator)
22Peter HawtinDid not start (Too slow)
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Jochen Rindt200.29.40.6111.64
2John Surtees200.29.50.0
3Jackie Oliver200.30.03.6
4Frank Gardner200.30.19.8
5Howden Ganley200.31.07.2
6Trevor Taylor19
7Fred Saunders18
8Kaye Griffiths18
9Chris Summers18
10Ray Calcutt17
11Bob Miller17
12Lingard Goulding17
13David Prophet17
14Reine Wisell2Gearbox
15Jackie StewartDid not start (Piston)
16Mike HailwoodDid not start (Oil filter)
Qualifying
1 John Surtees (F1) 3-litre Surtees TS7 [001] - Cosworth DFV V8 1.36.2
2 Jackie Oliver (F1) 3-litre BRM P153 [04] - BRM P142 V12 1.39.2
3 Frank Gardner (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/14] - Chevrolet V8 1.42.0
4 David Prophet (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-04] - Chevrolet V8 1.42.0
5 Jackie Stewart (F1) 3-litre Tyrrell [001] - Cosworth DFV V8 1.43.8
6 Trevor Taylor (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/7] - Chevrolet V8 1.44.0
7 Graham McRae * (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-11S] - Chevrolet V8 1.45.2
8 Reine Wisell (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-06] - Chevrolet V8 1.45.4
9 Howden Ganley (F5000) 5-litre McLaren M10B [400-05] - Chevrolet V8 1.46.8
10 Jochen Rindt (F1) 3-litre Lotus 72C [R2] - Cosworth DFV V8 1.46.8
11 Mike Hailwood (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 ["A"] - Chevrolet V8 1.50.0
12 Graham Hill (F1) 3-litre Lotus 72C [R4] - Cosworth DFV V8 1.52.8
13 Tony Lanfranchi * (F5000) 5-litre Lola T190 [190/F1/2-2] - Chevrolet V8 1.53.4
14 Fred Saunders (F5000) 5-litre Crosslé 15F [C15F/69/42] - Rover V8 1.54.2
15 John Myerscough (F5000) 4.5-litre Brabham BT11/19 - Oldsmobile Traco V8 1.56.6
16 Chris Summers (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/20] - Chevrolet V8 1.58.6
17 Alan Rollinson (F5000) 5-litre Surtees TS5A [008] - Chevrolet V8 1.59.0
18 Lingard Goulding (F5000) 5-litre Beattie P1100 ['1'] - Chevrolet Traco V8 1.59.8
19 Bob Miller (F5000) 4.7-litre Dulon LD8 [1] - Ford 289 ci JW V8 2.02.8
20 Kaye Griffiths (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/35] - Chevrolet Traco V8 2.04.4
21 Ray Calcutt (F5000) 5-litre Lola T142 [SL142/36] - Chevrolet V8 2.06.4
22 Peter Hawtin * (F5000) 5-litre Cooper T90 [F1C/2.69] - Chevrolet V8 2.23.8
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. McLaren M10B [400-05] (Howden Ganley): Barry Newman for Howden Ganley: UK 1970 (18 races, five second places) - Gordon Spice: Argentinean GP 1971; UK 1971 (11 races + 1 DNS). Rebuilt as 'Kitchmac' by Tony Kitchiner for 1972 season: driven by Gordon Spice (UK: 7 races + 1 DNS), John Kendall (UK: 2 races; US : 1 race only R3 Watkins Glen), Fred Saunders (UK: 1 DNS only), Alan Rollinson (UK: 1 race only), Roger Williamson (UK: 3 races); UK 1973: driven by Kaye Griffiths ( 1 race only), Richard Knight (5 races + 1 DNS). Not seen again after the end of 1973. It has been reported that this car was wrecked in an accident but it appears to have survived its final race in 1973 intact. Subsequent history unknown.
  2. Lola T190 [190/F1/7] (Trevor Taylor): New to Doug Hardwick's Henley Forklift for the 1970 UK F5000 series. Raced by Mo Nunn (2 races), Davey Powell (7 races + 2 DNS) and Trevor Taylor (6 races) in 1970, then Kaye Griffiths (2 races + 1 DNQ), Terry Sanger (1 race only), Ian Ashley (3 races) and Tony Trimmer (1 race only) in 1971. To Rocky Plumridge for 1972 and raced by Ian Ashley (9 races + DNQ for Rothmans £50,000). Subsequent history unknown.
  3. Beattie P1100 ['1'] (Lingard Goulding): Built mid-1970 for Lingard Goulding to race in Formula 5000, and in occasional libre races. Retained for 1971 in 'P1100B' specification, but crashed heavily by Goulding at Mallory Park in early July and written off.
  4. Lola T190 [190/F1/2-2] (Tony Lanfranchi): New for Ulf Norinder and raced in the 1970 Tasman series. Then raced in the UK 1970 but crashed in practice for R4 Zandvoort 19 April 1970 and rebuilt on the 11th T190 tub as 190/F1/2-2. Raced again by Norinder for five more races then raced by Tony Lanfranchi at two races but crashed on the warm-up lap at the Oulton Park Gold Cup on 22 August. The car broke its back on landing and was not seen again. Presumed destroyed.

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.

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

These UK F1/F5000 race results have been provided by Chris Townsend based on material in Autosport and Motoring News.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome.