Team Jacobs Racing
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Reflecting on three rather special racing MG Midgets of the 1960's

 

Team Jacobs Racing

Competition Results: [page under construction]

1962: (with 995cc engines)

DATE CIRCUIT CLUB DRIVER NOTES RESULT
Whitsun Goodwood BARC Alan Foster (771)
21 laps
(both cars finished)
Spun
Andrew Hedges (770)  
  Silverstone Midland MC Alan Foster
  1st
Andrew Hedges DNS
Apr 14 Snetterton ECMC Alan Foster    
Andrew Hedges   2nd
July 15 Snetterton SMRC Alan Foster 30 laps 9th o/a
      Andrew Hedges   retired
  Brands Hatch BRSCC Alan Foster   2nd
      Andrew Hedges   3rd
Aug Bank Hol Brands Hatch   Andrew Hedges 25 laps GP circuit (International) 7th,& 1st in class
Aug 19 Snetterton NECC Alan Foster   2nd
      Andrew Hedges   1st
Sept 2 Zandvoort   Alan Foster 30 laps 5th
      Andrew Hedges   6th
Sept 29 Snetterton   Alan Foster Autosport 3 hours 2nd in class
      Andrew Foster   1st in class
    MGCC Alan Foster 2 lap Sprint 1st in class
      Andrew Hedges   2nd in class


1963: (Engines changed to 1098 block, bored to 1139cc)

DATE CIRCUIT CLUB DRIVER NOTES RESULT
March 30th Snetterton   No.20. Andrew Hedges
No.21. Alan Foster
(Using 1139cc engines)
Lombank Trophy Mtg International 25 laps
(Class A up to 1150cc)
In ditch
3rd (1st in class)
April ? 4th Oulton Park   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
  5th (3rd in class)
4th (2nd in class)
Easter Goodwood   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
International Meeting 4th in class
1st in class
Jacobs hired the Silverstone circuit for testing the cars by Keith Greene and Chris Martyn in readiness for the 1000 kms at Nurburgring, at end of May.
  Silverstone Maidstone & Mid Kent Motor Club Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
National Open Meeeting 5th o/a (1st in class)
6th o/a (2nd in class)
  Silverstone   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
Daily Express Meeting 3rd in class
Puncture
  Nurburgring   Alan Foster/Keith Greene
Andrew Hedges/Chris Martyn
1,000 Kms (3rd in class)
13th o/a (2nd in class)
  Mallory Park   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
  (5th in class)
2nd o/a (1st in class)
At this stage the cars underwent a complete overhaul
Whitsun Goodwood   Alan Foster
Andrew Foster
  unplaced
(2nd in class)
July 15th Snetterton   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
  (4th in class)
(3rd in class)
  Silverstone   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
British GP Meeting
(with 948 heads fitted)
(1st in class)
retired
  Goodwood   Alan Foster/ ??
Andrew Hedges/Keith Greene
Tourist Trophy broke halfshaft
broke crank - 15th (5th in class)
  Crystal Palace   Andrew Hedges   9 points?
  Snetterton   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
3 Hour race blew head gskt, (2nd cl)
?
Alan Foster finished 2nd in class, 3rd overall for season.


1964: (Each car 2 engines, 1139cc and 1287cc, 18½ gal tank for Nurburgring)

DATE CIRCUIT CLUB DRIVER NOTES RESULT
Easter Goodwood   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
International Meeting 3rd in class
Class win (1150cc)
April 11th Oulton Park BARC Keith Greene
Andrew Hedges
GT race 3rd in class
2nd in class
May 2nd Silverstone   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
Daily Express (some way behind)
2nd
Whitsun Goodwood   Alan Foster
Keith Greene
  9th o/a
6th o/a
  Nurburgring   Alan Foster/Chris Martyn
Andrew Hedges/ Keith Greene
1000kms (in Prototype GT Class) 2nd
??
  (small meeting)        
  (small meeting)        
Bank Holiday Brands Hatch   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
Guards Trophy 2nd in 1150 class
1st in 1150 class
  Zandvoort   Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
  7th
3rd
August 6th Nurburgring   Andrew Hedges
Keith Greene
John Milne
(Alan Foster reserve for all 3 cars)
500 kms for saloon & GT cars up to 1300cc (3.7 diffs as 3.9 not available) Alan 4th (2nd in class)
Keith/Alan 6th (3rd cl)
Milne 11th
      Alan Foster
Andrew Hedges
Autosport 3 Hours 2nd
1st