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Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch Circuit, Kent, Great-Britain

Date: 18/4/1960
Track length:
Entries accepted:
Starters: 9?

Pole position:
Fastest lap: Shepherd in 1.06,0 = 108,85 kmh

Distance: 10 laps
Average speed: 106,28 kmh
Ruleset: SupaTura 1000 cc
Car info:  


The new championship started off with Shepherd and Gaston in Austin A40’s on the front row, together with Whitaker’s A35 and Young’s Anglia, while Williamson’s A40 had to start from the back following engine problems in practice.
Young and Shepherd were fist away, and Williamson came on strong from behind, a staggering fourth after lap 1. He passed Whitaker in lap 2, while Shepherd took first from Young, so the order was now Shepherd-Young-Williamson-Whitaker.
The order never changed since, so the main attention was drawn further back at the field, where Graber and Byrne had an interesting fight.

Touring cars
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Group Distance,
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
1 1 81 Don Moore Racing
Austin A40
George "Doc" Shepherd, GB
990 L4   10 laps     1.06,0  
2 2 89  
Ford Anglia
John Young, GB
997 L4   10        
3 3 83  
Austin A40
Geoff Williamson, GB
976 L4   10        
4 4 84 Cambridge Racing
Austin A35
B.D. Whitaker, GB
1000 L4   10        
    82 Gaston racing
Austin A40
Paddy Gaston, GB
1000 L4            
Auto Union
Nicky Byrne, GB
981 L3            
Ford Anglia
Mike Graber, GB
997 L4            
    85 Cambridge Racing
Austin A35
John Aley, GB
1000 L4            
Morris Mini Minor
Philip Desoutter
848 L4