Basil van Rooyen

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Basil van Rooyen
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Van Rooyen after a race in South Africa
Born (1939-04-19) 19 April 1939 (age 81)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg South African
Active years 19681969
Teamsnon-works Cooper, non-works McLaren
Entries2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums0
Career points0
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.

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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

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YearEntrantChassisEngine123456789101112WDCPoints
1968 John Love Cooper T79 Climax Straight-4 RSA
Ret
ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC0
1969 Team Lawson McLaren M7A Ford V8 RSA
Ret
ESP MON NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX NC0

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  1. "Roy Hesketh Circuit". Roy Hesketh Circuit. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2015.

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