1970 Rothmans 250 Production Classic

The 1970 Rothmans 250 Production Classic was an endurance motor race for Series Production Touring Cars staged at the Surfers Paradise International Raceway in Queensland, Australia on 1 November 1970. Race distance was 125 laps of the 2 mile circuit, a total of 250 miles. Cars competed in four classes based on purchase price.

Results

Allan Moffat won the race driving a Ford Falcon GTHO
Position Drivers No. Car Entrant Laps
1 Allan Moffat 63 [1] Ford Falcon XW GTHO Ford Motor Company 125
2 Peter Brock, Digby Cooke 32 Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Fair Deal Car Sales 125
3 Bruce McPhee Ford Falcon XW GTHO Ford Motor Company 124
4 R Morris, L Manticas Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Lakis Manticas 124
5 Colin Bond Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Holden Dealer Team 124
6 P Zacka, G Perry Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 New Formula Motors 122
7 John French Ford Falcon XW GTHO McClusky Ford P/L 122
8 Christine Cole Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Holden Dealer Team 121
9 Bob Holden Ford Falcon XW GTHO Alto Ford 119
10 Doug Whiteford 20 Datsun 1600 Datsun Racing Team 115
Class A
1 John Leffler 12 Mazda 1300 John Palmer Motors
2 Barry Tapsall Datsun 1200 Datsun Racing Team
3 G Leeds, L Carne Mazda 1300 Tynan Motors
Class B
1 Doug Whiteford 20 Datsun 1600 Datsun Racing Team 115
2 Bruce Stewart 24 Datsun 1600 WH Motors P/L
3 L Massey, J Massey Datsun 1600 WH Motors P/L
Class C
1 Peter Brock, Digby Cooke 32 Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Fair Deal Car Sales 125
2 R Morris, L Manticas Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Lakis Manticas 124
3 Colin Bond Holden Torana LJ GTR XU-1 Holden Dealer Team 124
Class D
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XW GTHO Ford Motor Company 125
2 Bruce McPhee Ford Falcon XW GTHO Ford Motor Company 124
3 John French Ford Falcon XW GTHO McClusky Ford P/L 122

Note: The above results table shows only the top ten outright finishers plus the top three placegetters in each class.

References

  1. ^ Des White, Moffats's Series Hat-Trick, Racing Car News, December 1970, pages 28 & 29
  • Australian Competition Yearbook, 1971
  • The Courier Mail, Thursday, 22 October 1970
  • The Courier Mail, Monday, 2 November 1971

Coordinates: 28°0′59″S 153°22′34″E / 28.01639°S 153.37611°E / -28.01639; 153.37611