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Evening News Trophy

Brands Hatch International Circuit, Kent, Great-Britain

Date: 1/9/1969
Track length: 4.265 m
Attendance:
Entries accepted:
Starters: 31
Finishers: 19

Pole position: Gardner in 1.46,0
Fastest lap: Gardner in 1.46,4

Distance: 2 x 15 laps
Average speed:
Weather:
Ruleset: Group 5/63
Car info: 1969 Cars

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Heat 1
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 206  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Dennis Leech, GB
4728 V8 D 15 2 1.48,2    
2 1 223 John Willment Automobiles
Ford Escort TC
Mike Crabtree, GB
1594 L4 C 15 3 1.48,6    
3 2 229 Willy Kay
Ford Escort TC
Willie Green, GB
1594 L4 C 15 5 1.48,8    
4 2 202 Bill Shaw Racing
Ford Falcon Sprint
Roy Pierpoint, GB
4728 V8 D 15 6      
5 3 225 Melton Racing
Ford Escort TC
Barry Pearson, GB
1594 L4 C 15        
6 1 241 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Chris Craft, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
7 3 204  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Terry Sanger, GB
4728 V8 D 15        
8 4 230 Byker Hill Garage Ltd.
Ford Escort TC
Brian Robinson, GB
1594 L4 C 15        
9 2 242 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
John Fitzpatrick, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
10 3 243 VMW Motors
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Vince Woodman, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
11 4 244 British Leyland Motor Corporation
Morris Mini Cooper S
John Rhodes, GB
1293 L4 B 15        
12 5 208  
Ford Escort TC
Terry Drury, GB
1594 s/c L4 D 15        
13 6 221 Road & Racing Accessories (Holborn) Ltd.
Porsche 911
Nick Faure, GB
1991 B6 C 15        
14 5 246 Britax-Cooper-Downton
Morris Mini Cooper S
Gordon Spice, GB
1293 L4 B 15        
15 6 249 JCB Excavators Ltd
BMC Mini Cooper S
Roger Enever, GB
1293 L4 B 15        

Heat 2
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 206  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Dennis Leech, GB
4728 V8 D 15        
2 2 202 Bill Shaw Racing
Ford Falcon Sprint
Roy Pierpoint, GB
4728 V8 D 15        
3 1 223 John Willment Automobiles
Ford Escort TC
Mike Crabtree, GB
1594 L4 C 15        
4 2 229 Willy Kay
Ford Escort TC
Willie Green, GB
1594 L4 C 15        
5 3 204  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Terry Sanger, GB
4728 V8 D 15        
6 3 230 Byker Hill Garage Ltd.
Ford Escort TC
Brian Robinson, GB
1594 L4 C 15        
7 1 241 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Chris Craft, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
8 4 205  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Martin Birrane, IRL
4728 V8 D 15        
9 2 242 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
John Fitzpatrick, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
10 3 243 VMW Motors
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Vince Woodman, GB
1298 L4 B 15        
11 4 244 British Leyland Motor Corporation
Morris Mini Cooper S
John Rhodes, GB
1293 L4 B 15        
12 5 246 Britax-Cooper-Downton
Morris Mini Cooper S
Gordon Spice, GB
1293 L4 B 15        
13 4 208  
Ford Escort TC
Terry Drury, GB
1594 s/c L4 D 15        
14 6 252 Top Gear Racing of Enfield
Austin Mini Cooper S
David Alexander, GB
1293 L4 B 15        
15 1 261 Equipe Arden
Austin Mini Cooper S 970
Alec Poole, IRL
999 L4 A 15        

Aggregate result
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
1 1 206  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Dennis Leech, GB
4728 V8 D 30 laps, 54.02,6 2 1.48,2    
2 1 223 John Willment Automobiles
Ford Escort TC
Mike Crabtree, GB
1594 L4 C 30 3 1.48,6    
3 2 229 Willy Kay
Ford Escort TC
Willie Green, GB
1594 L4 C 30 5 1.48,8 1.47,4  
4 2 202 Bill Shaw Racing
Ford Falcon Sprint
Roy Pierpoint, GB
4728 V8 D 30 6      
5 3 204  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Terry Sanger, GB
4728 V8 D 30        
6 1 241 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Chris Craft, GB
1298 L4 B 30     1.48,4  
7 3 230 Byker Hill Garage Ltd.
Ford Escort TC
Brian Robinson, GB
1594 L4 C 30        
8 2 242 Team Broadspeed
Ford Escort 1300 GT
John Fitzpatrick, GB
1298 L4 B 30        
9 3 243 VMW Motors
Ford Escort 1300 GT
Vince Woodman, GB
1298 L4 B 30        
10 4 244 British Leyland Motor Corporation
Morris Mini Cooper S
John Rhodes, GB
1293 L4 B 30        
11 5 246 Britax-Cooper-Downton
Morris Mini Cooper S
Gordon Spice, GB
1293 L4 B 30        
12 4 208  
Ford Escort TC
Terry Drury, GB
1594 s/c L4 D 30        
13 1 269 Leonard Ward Racing
Ford Escort 1.0
Lawrie Hickman, GB
997 L4 A 29        
14 2 261 Equipe Arden
Austin Mini Cooper S 970
Alec Poole, IRL
999 L4 A 29        
15 6 252 Top Gear Racing of Enfield
Austin Mini Cooper S
David Alexander, GB
1293 L4 B 29        
16 3 262 Don Moore
Austin Mini Cooper S 970
Rob Mason, GB
999 L4 A 28        
17 4 268  
Ford Anglia
Les Nash, GB
997 L4 A 28        
18 5 265  
Morris Mini Cooper S 970
Peter Lague, GB
999 L4 A 28        
19 6 264 British Vita Racing
BMC Mini Cooper S 970
Barrie Williams, GB
999 L4 B 28        
DNF   245 British Leyland Motor Corporation
Morris Mini Cooper S
John Handley, GB
1293 L4 B 20       Electrics
DNF   205  
Ford Falcon Sprint
Martin Birrane, IRL
4728 V8 D 18       Spun, stalled
DNF   221 Demetriou Group
Porsche 911
Nick Faure, GB
1991 B6 C 15       Engine
DNF   227 Duncan Hamilton Racing
Ford Escort TC
John Hine, GB
1594 L4 C 12 4 1.48,6   Engine
DNF   201  
Chevrolet Camaro
Hugh Dibley, GB
4956 V8 D 3       Bodywork rubbing on tyre
DNF   225 Melton Racing
Ford Escort TC
Barry Pearson, GB
1594 L4 C         Fuel metering pump
DNF   226  
Ford Escort TC
Pat Mannion, GB
1594 L4 C         Steering
DNF   251  
Austin Mini Cooper S
Ken Costello, GB
1293 L4 B          
DNF   249 JCB Excavators Ltd
BMC Mini Cooper S
Roger Enever, GB
1293 L4 B         Accident
DNF   248  
Morris Mini Cooper S
Jonathan Buncombe, GB
1293 L4 B          
DNF   207 Alan Mann Racing
Ford Escort TC
Frank Gardner, AUS
1594 s/c L4 D   1 1.46,0 1.46,4 Rear axle
DNF   222 Road & Racing Accessories (Holborn) Ltd.
Porsche 911 T
Roy Pike, USA
1991 B6 C         Gearbox
DNS?   209  
Vauxhall Viva GT
Mike Davies, GB
1975 s/c L4 D          
DNS   224 Team Diamond
Ford Escort TC
Rod Mansfield, GB
1594 L4 C         Valve guides
DNS   247 Britax-Cooper-Downton
Morris Mini Cooper S
Steve Neal, GB
1293 L4 B         Car loaned to Spice
DNS   263 John Stanton Racing
Morris Mini Cooper
Colin Youle, GB
998 L4 A