Basil van Rooyen

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Basil van Rooyen
Photo of Basil van Rooyen.jpg
Van Rooyen after a race in South Africa
Born (1939-04-19) 19 April 1939 (age 79)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality South Africa South African
Active years 19681969
Teams non-works Cooper, non-works McLaren
Entries 2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First entry 1968 South African Grand Prix
Last entry 1969 South African Grand Prix

Basil van Rooyen (born 19 April 1939 in Johannesburg) is a former racing driver from South Africa. He participated in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 1 January 1968.[1] He retired from both, scoring no championship points.

Van Rooyen later raced in saloons, notably participating in the 1977 Bathurst 1000, and Formula Atlantic.

He currently resides in St Ives, Sydney.

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 WDC Points
1968 John Love Cooper T79 Climax Straight-4 RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0
1969 Team Lawson McLaren M7A Cosworth V8 RSA
Ret
ESP MON NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roy Hesketh Circuit". Roy Hesketh Circuit. 

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