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1974 New Zealand Grand Prix

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Date  19 January 1974
Weather  Light Cloud
Course length  3.54 km (2.20 mi)
1974 New Zealand Grand Prix
Location  Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course  Temporary racing facility
Distance  47 laps, 166 km (103 mi)

The 1974 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 19 January 1974. The race had 20 starters. This was the first and only New Zealand Grand Prix to be held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit.

It was the 20th New Zealand Grand Prix, and doubled as the third round of the 1974 Tasman Series. Australian John McCormack won his second NZGP in succession in his Elfin MR5 who finished ahead of Belgian Teddy Pilette and Briton Peter Gethin. The first New Zealand driver to finish was David Oxton in the Begg FM5 who came in 4th place.

References

1974 New Zealand Grand Prix Wikipedia


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