1991 James Hardie 12 Hour

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1991 James Hardie 12 Hour
Previous: none Next: 1992

The 1991 James Hardie 12 Hour was an endurance race for production cars. The event, the first ever Bathurst 12 Hour, was staged at the Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, on 31 March 1991. Of the 24 starters in this, the first 12 hour race to be staged at Mount Panorama, 20 were still running at the finish.

1986 and 1990 Bathurst 1000 winner Allan Grice became the first driver to win both the 1000 and the Bathurst 12 Hour.

Classes[edit]

Cars competed in the following classes:

  • Class A : Touring cars under 1600 cc
  • Class B : Touring cars 1601 - 2500 cc
  • Class C : Touring cars 2501 - 4000 cc
  • Class D : Touring cars over 4000 cc
  • Class S : Sports cars under 2200 cc
  • Class T : Turbocharged cars

Results[edit]

Position Drivers No. Car Entrant Class Laps
1 Peter Fitzgerald
Allan Grice
Nigel Arkell
2 Toyota Supra Turbo T 242
2 Kent Youlden
Ken Douglas
Brett Youlden
7 Ford Laser TX3 Turbo 4WD T 239
3 Warren Cullen
Glenn Cullen
Gary Cooke
Holden VN Commodore SS D 236
4 Peter Brock
Neil Crompton
Peter McKay
05 Holden VN Commodore S C 235
5 John Bourke
Bryan Thomson
15 Toyota Supra Turbo T 234
6 Colin Bond
John Smith
Bruce Stewart
8 Toyota MR2 S 233
7 Garry Rogers
Paul Fordham
Nissan 300ZX Garry Rogers Motorsport C 232
8 Roland Hill
Troy Nicholson
Gary McDonald
Holden VN Commodore SS D 227
9 George Fury
Rod Jones
Alf Grant
Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 T 227
10 Geoff Forshaw
Mark Brame
Henry Draper
Suzuki Swift GTi A 226
Other starters included the following
 ? Neal Bates
Rick Bates
Geoff Morgan
Toyota Celica B 215
DNF Holden VN Commodore S C
DNF Holden VN Commodore S C
DNF Holden VN Commodore S C

References[edit]

  • Australian Motor Racing Year, 1991/1992
  • Sydney Morning Herald, 1 April 1991