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VHRR Historic Sandown

Sandown Park, 7 Nov 2010

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Andrew Robson Lola T332 [T330 HU8] - Chevrolet V8
#63 (see note 1)
8 9m 49.3860s
2 Darcy Russell Lola T330 [HU1] - Chevrolet V8
#7 (see note 2)
8 9m 56.3831s
3 Bill Hemming Elfin MR8A-C [8772] - Chevrolet V8
#11 (see note 3)
8 10m 22.0024s
4 Robert Harborow Lola T192 [HU19] - Chevrolet V8
#26 (see note 4)
8 10m 33.0495s
5 Andrew Makin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 73B [8] - Ford BDA
#12 (see note 5)
8 10m 33.2834s
6 Vince Holland (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4 - Ford BDD
#40
8 10m 33.8816s
7 Sean Whelan (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4 - Ford BDD
#32
8 10m 34.3184s
8 Ken Bedggood (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Cheetah Mk8 - Ford BDD
#25
8 10m 35.0162s
9 Andrew McCarthy (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [354] - Ford BDD
#10
8 10m 47.9378s
10 Paul Trevethan Elfin ML6 [6741] - Leyland P76 Repco V8
#9
8 10m 51.3373s
11 Peter Whelan (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Chevron B42 [42-78-01] - Ford BDA Hart
#1
8 10m 54.7063s
12 Rohan Carrig (ANF2) 1.6-litre Hardman JH-1 ['2'] - Volkswagen Golf single cam
#49
8 11m 01.3044s
13 Peter Brennan (S2000) 2-litre Tiga SC82 - Ford Pinto ohc
#77
7 10m 15.9689s
14 Jay Bondini (S2000) 2-litre Lola T590 - Ford Pinto ohc
#91
7 11m 16.3819s
15 Ian Buddery Lola T700 - Cosworth DFX V8
#43
6 10m 12.9147s
DNSF John Boothman (ANF3) 1.3-litre Durval Mk1
#14
Did not start final
DNSF Chris Hocking Matich A53 [A51-005] - Repco Holden V8
#74
Did not start final
DNSF John Pooley Lola T700 - Cosworth DFX V8
#43
Did not start final

All cars are 5-litre F5000 unless noted.

Heat 1 Laps Time Speed
1Andrew Robson89m 49.7429s
2Darcy Russell89m 56.8703s
3Andrew Makin810m 17.8818s
4Vince Holland810m 22.5316s
5Bill Hemming810m 26.8231s
6Ken Bedggood810m 27.5092s
7Sean Whelan810m 27.7614s
8Robert Harborow810m 38.5536s
9Andrew McCarthy810m 39.6642s
10Rohan Carrig810m 49.5074s
11Peter Whelan810m 50.9319s
12Paul Trevethan811m 11.9890s
13Peter Brennan710m 21.5913s
14Jay Bondini710m 56.9746s
Chris Hocking4retired
John Pooley4retired
Heat 2 Laps Time Speed
1Andrew Robson69m 56.7404s
2Darcy Russell69m 58.4514s
3Bill Hemming69m 58.7333s
4Andrew Makin69m 59.7666s
5Vince Holland610m 00.3418s
6Robert Harborow610m 04.4588s
7Sean Whelan610m 07.2968s
8Ken Bedggood610m 08.1946s
9Rohan Carrig610m 08.4956s
10Peter Whelan610m 09.2158s
11Paul Trevethan610m 10.0118s
12Peter Brennan610m 20.9098s
Ian Buddery4retired
Andrew McCarthy2retired
John Boothman2retired
Jay Bondini2retired
Qualifying
1 Andrew Robson (F5000) 5-litre Lola T332 [T330 HU8] - Chevrolet V8 1m 10.8352s
2 Darcy Russell (F5000) 5-litre Lola T330 [HU1] - Chevrolet V8 1m 11.6712s
3 Ken Bedggood (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Cheetah Mk8 - Ford BDD 1m 15.4540s
4 Vince Holland (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4 - Ford BDD 1m 15.5357s
5 Andrew Makin (F/Atl) 1.6-litre March 73B [8] - Ford BDA 1m 15.7307s
6 Sean Whelan (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4 - Ford BDD 1m 16.4397s
7 Bill Hemming (F5000) 5-litre Elfin MR8A-C [8772] - Chevrolet V8 1m 16.9092s
8 Andrew McCarthy (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Ralt RT4/82 [354] - Ford BDD 1m 17.1085s
9 Robert Harborow (F5000) 5-litre Lola T192 [HU19] - Chevrolet V8 1m 17.5188s
10 Rohan Carrig (ANF2) 1.6-litre Hardman JH-1 ['2'] - Volkswagen Golf single cam 1m 18.5846s
11 Peter Whelan (F/Pac) 1.6-litre Chevron B42 [42-78-01] - Ford BDA Hart 1m 19.2871s
12 Paul Trevethan (F5000) 5-litre Elfin ML6 [6741] - Leyland P76 Repco V8 1m 19.4426s
13 John Pooley Lola T700 - Cosworth DFX V8 1m 21.3570s
14 Peter Brennan (S2000) 2-litre Tiga SC82 - Ford Pinto ohc 1m 25.8844s
15 Jay Bondini (S2000) 2-litre Lola T590 - Ford Pinto ohc 1m 33.0417s
16 Chris Hocking (F5000) 5-litre Matich A53 [A51-005] - Repco Holden V8 1m 37.1152s
17 John Boothman (ANF3) 1.3-litre Durval Mk1 1m 37.4130s

Notes on the cars:

  1. Lola T332 [T330 HU8] (Andrew Robson): To Haas/Hall and developed by Jim Hall with revised bodywork, radiators and rear wing for Brian Redman in the 1973 US series. Then to Rogers Racing for Larry Harley in the 1974 US series. To Ken Smith (New Zealand) for the 1974/75 season, the New Zealand and Australian Internationals 1976. To Chris Milton (South Australia) and raced in Australia from Sep 1977 to Sep 1978. To John Blanden 1978, and driven for him by Rob Butcher from 1979 to 1982. To Bib Stillwell 1988 for Australian historic racing. To Noel Robson (Melbourne, Australia) 1993, and raced in Australian historic racing for many years. More information about Lola T330 HU8
  2. Lola T330 [HU1] (Darcy Russell): Works car for Frank Gardner at the end of 1972, then to Max Stewart for the 1973 Tasman series, the 1973 US series, 1973 Australian Gold Star, 1974 Tasman, and 1974 Gold Star. Driven by David Oxton in the 1975 New Zealand Tasman races, then by Stewart for last two races of Tasman 1975 after he gave up on his Lola T400. Driven by John Leffler, Stewart and Paul Bernasconi during 1975. To Ian Adams (NSW, Australia) 1976, and raced until 1982. Sold by Adams to Darcy Russell (Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia) in 1988, and raced in historic racing from 1992 onwards. Appeared regularly at the VHRR Phillip Island Classic from 1997 to 2016, and in the Australian GP support races in 2009 and 2010. More information about Lola T330 HU1
  3. Elfin MR8A-C [8772] (Bill Hemming): New to Vern Schuppan (Adelaide, Australia) and raced as part of Ansett Team Elfin in 1977 Australian Internationals. Converted to Can-Am form, and raced by Schuppan in the Can-Am series in late 1977, and again in 1978 and 1979. Next seen when advertised by Stuart Bradbury (Phoenix, AZ) in July 1984. Advertised by Chuck Haines in 1990. To John Wales and Ron Gouttman (NSW, Australia) in 1990, and raced by Gouttman in Australia in Can-Am form in 1992/93. To Laurie Donaher (NSW) 1998, then to Aaron Lewis (Cessnock, NSW, Australia) in 2001. Restored to F5000 form, and raced in the F5000 Tasman Revival series in 2003/04. To Bill Hemming (Victoria, Australia) 2005, who raced it in the Tasman Revival series from late 2006 onwards.
  4. Lola T192 [HU19] (Robert Harborow): New to Roger Penske for Mark Donohue to drive in the 1970 US series, starting at Mosport 13 Sep 1970. To Competition Research & Development (Pomona, CA) for Brett Lunger US 1971, then to Larry McNeil US 1972, US 1973 and then in SCCA Nationals from 1974 to 1978. Via Alan Marvin to Gordon Close (Hinsdale, IL) 1979, and used it for 1979 SCCA drivers school and Regionals. To former racer Don O'Sullivan (Perth, Western Australia) in 1983 but not run by him and sold to Bob Harborow (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia) in 1989. Restored and used in historic racing in Australia, including VHRR Historic Sandown and Phillip Island Classic 1999-2013, and the Australian GP support races in 2009 and 2010. Reappeared in October 2015, when run by Kieran Patel (Victoria, Australia) at the Baskerville Historics. More information about Lola T192 HU19
  5. March 73B [8] (Andrew Makin): New to Colin Vandervell (Purley, Surrey) and raced with great success in the Formula Atlantic in the UK in 1973, winning four races, and securing the Yellow Pages Championship. Sold to Des Donnelly (Naas, County Kildare, Ireland) for the Irish Formula Atlantic series, and raced by him in 1974 and 1975. This must be the March "74B" advertised by Gerry Kinnane in Belfast in June 1976. There is then no mention of the car in 1976 or 1977, but in 1978, the car was raced by Ken Fildes (Clonskeagh, Dublin), and it had been owned by Kinnane for part or all of this period. Sold to Graham Brown, who took it to Australia when he emigrated in 1979, and raced by him in Western Australia in 1980 and 1981. Also raced by Joe Ricciardo in 1981. To Rod Housego, and raced by him in Western Australia in 1982 and 1984. Acquired by Richard Carter in 1988, and restored. Raced by Carter in HSRCA events from 1999 to 2002. Later to George Makin (Melbourne), and raced by Andrew Makin in historic events from 2003 onwards.

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.

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