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Racing Achievements 1968

1968.08.10 - Croft, FG in the Lola-Chevrolet.jpg

1968.08.10 - Croft, FG in Lola.jpg

Date Race Formula Track Countrv Team Car Qualify Result Notes
6th.January New Zealand Grand Prix Tasman Pukekohe New Zealand Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D ? 2nd.
13th.Januarv Levin Grand Prix Tasman Levin New Zealand Alec Mildren Racine Brabham BT23D 2nd. DNF Spun.Bent Suspension
20th. January Lady Wig ram Trophy Tasman Wigram New Zealand Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D 3rd. DNF Blown Head Gasket
27th.January Teretonga Trophy Tasman Teretonga New Zealand Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D 4th. 3rd.
11th.February Rothmans 100 International Tasman Surfers Paradise Australia Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D ? 9th.
18th.February Warwick Farm International Tasman Warwick Farm Australia Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D 8th. DNF Sticking Throttle
25th.February Australian Grand Prix Tasman Sandown Park Australia Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D 6th. 4th.
4th.March South Pacific Trophy Tasman Longford Australia Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT23D 3rd. 3rd.
17th.March Guards Trophy Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk2 2nd. 3rd. Heat 1
17th.March Guards Trophy Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk2 3rd. 3rd. Heat 2
17th.March Guards Trophy Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk2 3rd. O/A. Aggregate
7th.April Preis Von Wien Saloon Aspen Austria Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 1st. F/L
12th.April Guards 500 Km Saloon Snetterton England Alan Mann Racine Lotus Cortina Mk2 4th. DNF Head Gasket
15th.April Q Trophy Saloon Thruxton England Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk2 ? 3rd. 1st.Class
21st.April Belgrade Grand Prix Saloon Belgrade Yogoslavia Alan Mann Racine Lotus Cortina Mk2 ? DNF Clas.17th.Oil pipe/head gasket
27th.April International Daily Express Trophy F1 Silverstone England Cooper Cars Cooper T86B BRM 11th. DNF Engine
27th.April Duckams Trophy Saloon Silverstone England Alan Mann Racine Lotus Cortina Mk2 ? 4th. 2nd.Class.Fuel Pump Trouble
Drove with one hand
5th.May Grote Prijs Van Limburg Saloon Zolder Belguim Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 1st. 1st. F/L
19th.May ADAC 1000Kms Sports Nurburgring Germany Alan Mann Racing F3L1P68 ? DNF C/D. Richard Attwood. Engine
26th. May Francorchamps 1000 Sports Spa Belguim Alan Mann Racing F3L1P68 1st. DNF Water In Electrics
3rd.June London Trophy F2 Crystal Palace England Chequered Flag Racing McLaren M4A ? DNF Heat 1.Electrics
3rd.June London Trophy F2 Crystal Palace England Alan Mann Racing McLaren M4A ? 17th. Final
3rd.June Saloon Crystal Palace England Alan Mann Racine Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 2nd.
13th.June 6Hours Saloon Nurburgring Germany Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? ? CID.J Whitmore, Jack Sears
15th.June Rhein Cup F2 Hockenheim Germany Chequered Flag Racing McLaren M4A 5th. DNF Clas.22nd.Fuel Pressure
17th.June Gold Cup Sports Oulton Park Enaland Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 2nd. 1st.
23rd.June Guards 4000Gns. Sports Mallory Park England Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 2nd. 1st. F/L
23rd.June Saloon Mallorv Park England Alan Mann Racine Ford Escort Twin Cam 2nd. 2nd. 1st.Class
30th.June 200 Meilen Von Nurnburg Sports Norisring Germany Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 4th. 2nd. Heat 1.GearboxlPetrol Leak
30th.June 200 Meilen Von Nurnburg Sports Norisring Germany Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 2nd. DNF Heat 2.Collision-damaged wheel
30th.June 200 Meilen Von Nurnburg Sports Norisring Germany Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 16th. O/A. Aggregate
7th.July 6 Hrs Grosser Preis Der Tourenwagen Saloon Nurburgring Germany Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 10th. DNF C/D.Dieter Glemser
Front suspension damage
14th.July FlugPlatzrennen Tulin-Langenlebarn F2 Tulin-Langenlebarn Austria Chequered Flag Racing McLaren M4A ? 8th. Heat 1
14th.July Flugplatzrennen Tulln-Langenlebarn F2 Tulln-Lanaenlebarn Austria Cheeuered Flag Racine McLaren M4A ? 9th. Heat 2
14th.July Flugplatzrennen Tulln-Langenlebarn F2 Tulin-Langenlebarn Austria Chequered Flag Racing McLaren M4A 8th. O/A. Aggregate
20th.July Guards Trophy Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 2nd. 1st. F/L
27th.July Duckhams Q Trophy Saloon Silverstone England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 1st.
21th.July Martini International Trophy Sports Silverstone England Alan Mann Racing F3L1P68 2nd. DNF F/L.LlR.Enaine
11th.August Birthday Cup Sports Croft Enaland Sid Taylor Racina Lola no ? 1st. F/L.LlR.
11th.Auaust WD & HO Wills Trophy Saloon Croft England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 4th. Heat 1
11th. August WD & HO Wills Trophy Saloon Croft Enaland Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 4th. Heat 2
11th. August WD & HO Wills Trophy Saloon Croft England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 4th. O/A.Aggregate. F?L. LlR
17th.August Speedworld International Trophy Sports Oulton Park Enaland Sid Taylor Racing Lola T70 DNS Practice Accident
17th.Auaust Gold Cup Saloon Oulton Park England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 2nd. 4th. 1st.Class.F/L.CIW
25th.August Saloon Zandvoort Holland Alan Mann Racina Ford Escort Twin Cam 1st. DNF Clas.14th.F/L.Gearbox
2nd.September Guards TrophY Sports Brands Hatch England Sid Tavlor Racing Lola T70 1st. 1st.
2nd.September Evening News Challenge Trophy Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 4th.
8th.September Italian Grand Prix F1 Monza Italy Bernard White Racing BRM P261 22nd. DNQ
15th.September Preis Von Nationen Sports Hockenheim Germany John Woolf Racing McLaren M6B 7th. DNF Oil Pressure
22nd.September Jarama 3 Hours Saloon Jarama Spain Alan Mann Racina Ford Escort Twin Cam ? 6th. 1st.Class
28th.September American 500 Nascar Rockingham Amercia Holman & Moody Racing Ford Torino 11th. DNF Engine Seized
6th.October Hardie-Ferodo 500 Saloon Bathurst Australia Alec Mildren Racina Alfa Romeo 1750GTV 12th. DISQ CID.John French
20th. October Guards Motor Show 200 Saloon Brands Hatch England Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam 1st. 1st. LlR
9th. November . Kyalami 9 Hours Sports Kyalami South Africa Grand Bahamas Racing Lola no 4th. 5th. CID.Mike De Udy
1st.December Horden Trophv Tasman Warwick Farm Australia Alec Mildren Racing Mildren Alfa 2nd. DNF Fuellniection Drive Belt

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