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Helmet of Basil van Rooyen

Flag of South Africa Basil van Rooyen

nationality South African age 80 years old hometown Johannesburg

Racing highlights

19701stTransvaal Production Car Championship
19671stSouth African Touring Car Championship
19661stSouth African Touring Car Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered24
Wins2
Podiums7
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage8.3%
Podium percentage29.2%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1977Racing8 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing1 race0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing4 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1968Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1967Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Basil van Rooyen

1977 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Bill Patterson Holden
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Torana LX SS A9X

1977 Formula Atlantic South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
9th8Team Wrangler
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevron B34-08 (Ford BDA Swindon)

1976 South African Philips Car Sound Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th14
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1972 Springbok Trophy Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th27
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Firenza 5.0

1970 Transvaal Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa GT

1970 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
11th4
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lawson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M7A (Ford Cosworth)

1969 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
4th24
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren M7A (Ford Cosworth)

1968 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0John Love
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cooper T79 (Climax)

1968 Formula 1 South Africa

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Brabham BT24 (Repco)

1967 South African Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mustang

1966 South African Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mustang
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