Het model van Jade Miniatures France is een Heron-Alfa Romeo Special, met 1500 Giulietta motor
JAD4359MA no 7 werd gereden door Ernst Pieterse in de 1961 GP Rand op Kyalami South Africa
JAD4359MB no30 is van Perk gereden op Goodwood 2005.
Dit zijn dus formule 1 wagens uit de tijd van de Lotus 21, Cooper Climax, Jim Clark.
De Alfa motor werd door vele gebruikt in South Africa winter series.
Google brengt de details over alle races, voor de liefhebber:
The next race in South Africa was the Rand Autumn Trophy held on the Grand Central circuit on 18 March. This was another circuit in the "about" three kilometers range (2.100 miles) and was situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria. The entry saw 17 cars appear, but one crashed during practice reducing the grid to 16, which included an entry in the formula libre class for Carswell - a Cooper powered by a Mercedes-Benz engine.
On the pole was van der Vyer with the rest of the front row being composed of Ernst Pieterse in the Scuderia Alfa Romeo-powered Heron (essentially a copy of the Formula Junior Gemini Mk 2 with a copy of the Mk 3 following later in the year) and Don Philip in his Cooper T43-Climax FPF (chassis F2/29/57). On the second row were Serrurier and Johnstone. Unfortunately many of the details of this race are lost, but Serrurier won after Johnstone dropped out and van der Vyer simply was not able to pass the Cooper-Alfa Romeo. So van der Vyer ended up second, Pieterse third, and Eugene Bosman (in a another Scuderia Alfa entry, an Alfa Romeo-engined Lotus 15, chassis 604) in fourth. Yes, that is a Lotus 15, one of those Lotus machines with fenders...
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