May 28, 2018 – The Ring

Ringwood XXVI

Ringwood XXVI would see thirty-one models take to the circuit in a historical bounty from the best era of Grand Prix racing…

New Models:

1950’s Grand Prix:

  • #4 Lovely PETE (Lotus 16) [Jimbo]

1.5L Grand Prix:

  • #36 Ritchie GINTHER (Ferrari 156) [DB]
  • #4 Phil HILL (Ferrari 156) [JMSracer]

3.0L Grand Prix:

  • #11 Jackie STEWART (Matra MS10) [JMSracer]

1970’s Grand Prix:

  • #9 Francois CEVERT (Tyrrell 002) [JMSracer]

Modified Models:

3.0L Grand Prix:

  • #18 Dan GURNEY (Honda RA273) [Jimbo]

…and 25 models would return to compete to be ‘King of the Ring’ – all in all thirty one models spanning nearly 30 years of Grand Prix racing took to the track in four separate classes. The greats were honoured:

Temperatures (and humidity) were on the rise – the Ring would get fast…

But not too fast for some…

All races were 9 minutes in total (3min. x 3 heats) with a lap penalty for every two offs regardless of fault.

1950’s Grand Prix

1950’s Grand Prix Results

  1. #8 – H. Schell (BRM P25) 75 Laps (7.220 ext.);
  2. #11 – J.M. Fangio (Ferrari D50) 74 (6.097);
  3. #16 – J. Bonnier (Maserati 250F) 74 (13.122);
  4. #12 – J.F. Gonzalez (Ferrari 375) 72 (9.416)
  5. #4 – L. Pete (Lotus 16) 72 (15.946);
  6. #2 – J.M. Fangio (Ferrari D50) 68 (18.051).

1.5L Grand Prix

1.5L Grand Prix Results

  1. #30 – D. Gurney (Porsche 804) 77 Laps (19.169 ext.);
  2. #7 – J. Surtees (Ferrari 158) 75 (2.314);
  3. #4 – P. Hill (Ferrari 156) 75 (8.509);
  4. #1 – J. Clark (Lotus 20) 72 (7.331);
  5. #1 – J. Brabham (Brabham BT11) 71 (7.300);
  6. #1 – J. Brabham (Cooper T53) 71 (14.817);
  7. #2 – G. Hill (BRM P61) 69 (5.276);
  8. #12 – G. Hill (BRM 578) 68 (17.040);
  9. #5 – T. Taylor (Lotus 24) 66 (39.601);
  10. #3 – W. von Trips (Ferrari 156) 65 (9.175);
  11. #36 – R. Ginther (Ferrari 156) 62 (15.258).

3.0L Grand Prix

3.0L Grand Prix Results

  1. #7 – J. Surtees (Honda RA273) 84 Laps (9.282 ext.);
  2. #11 – J. Stewart (Matra MS10) 84 (15.762);
  3. #11 – J. Brabham (Brabham BT26) 81 (15.595);
  4. #18 – D. Gurney (Honda RA273) 80 (8.146);
  5. #5 – D. Gurney (Eagle Westlake Mk1) 80 (14.216);
  6. #18 – J.P. Beltoise (Matra MS11) 78 (8.220).

1970’s Grand Prix

1970’s Grand Prix Results

  1. #15 – G. Hill (Embassy Hill DN1) 88 Laps (7.754 ext.);
  2. #19 – J. Mass (Surtees TS16/3) 86 (13.592);
  3. #3 – P. Depailler (Tyrrell 007) 81 (12.551);
  4. #11 – J. Hunt (McLaren M23) 80 (4.056);
  5. #9 – F. Cevert (Tyrrell 002) 80 (9.120);
  6. #10 – T. Taylor (Shadow DN1) 68 (6.296);
  7. #7 – G. Follmer (Shadow DN1) 66 (14.901);
  8. #11 – J. Hunt (McLaren M23) DNF (Steering Mount).

3 thoughts on “Ringwood XXVI

  1. Packing in 279min. of racing in just under 3 hours didn’t leave much time to perform the draw – so here they are – the winners of the DArt door prizes:
    Jimbo, AuE & DB – Packages of DArt springs (4) in chrome, a pair of DArt MIR02 GP mirrors molded in green & a set of 11.44mm Cooper Inserts (4) molded in red await each of you…

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