Keith Hall

Keith Hall came from Newcastle and competed regularly from 1953 through to 1955 sometimes as part of the Border Reivers team of Jock McBain. He achieved some good results and a few wins. He used a Cooper throughout, JAP engined for '53 then the Border Reivers Mk VIII for '54. Keith also drove a Cooper-Bristol and competed at Le Mans, sharing a Lotus XI with Cliff Allison in 1956, when they failed to finish after Cliff had a collision with a dog and '57 when they finished 14th overall, the race being won by the Jaguar of Ron Flockhart and Ivor Bueb.

Keith shares a lift with Ivor Bueb, probably Snetterton 25th July 1953

Some results for Keith:

Brough 3rd April 1953, 4th in heat.

Charterhall 12th April 1953, 2nd to Alex McGlashan.

Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy 25th April 1953, DNF in heats.

Charterhall 23rd May 1953, 3rd.

Charterhall 20th September 1953, 2nd to Ninian Sanderson.

Snetterton 17th October 1953, 1st in heat, 2nd to Bob Gerard in final.

Charterhall October 1953, 2nd

 

Goodwood 19th April 1954 Earl of March Trophy, 10th.

Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy 24th April 1954, 2nd in heat, 4th in final.

Silverstone 15th May 1954 Daily Express Meeting, 6th.

Aintree 29th May 1954 Opening Meeting, 5th

Snetterton 5th June 1954, 3rd to Don Parker and Jim Russell.

Goodwood 7th June 1954 Whitsun Meeting, 2nd to Reg Bicknell.

Crystal Palace 18th June 1954, 1st in race 2.

 

Brough 3rd April 1955, 1st in heat, 1st in handicap race.

Charterhall 16th April 1955, 3rd to Stuart Lewis-Evans and Don Parker.

Crystal Palace 30th May 1955 Redex Trophy, 3rd in heat.

Snetterton 30th May 1955, 2nd to Jim Russell.

Oliver's Mount 2nd July 1955, 2nd in heat, 4th in final.

Charterhall 10th July 1955, 2nd to Cliff Allison.

Charterhall 6th August 1955, 3rd in race 1, 1st in race 2.

Snetterton 13th August 1955, 1st.

Castle Combe 1st October 1955 Avon Trophy, 3rd in race 1.

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