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Event: Road America 500Date: 8.9.1957
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: 30000

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: 9:58; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 68

Practiced: unknown

Started: 52

Classified: 33

Class B - Sports (BM) : ST:12, CL:7
Class C - Sports (CM) : ST:8, CL:5
Class D - Sports (DM) : ST:6, CL:6
Class E - Sports (EM) : ST:4, CL:3
Class F - Sports (FM) : ST:8, CL:6
Class G - Sports (GM) : ST:14, CL:6
Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1957
Photos by courtesy of: Dick Richter (12), Howie Fairbanks (1), Paul Brownell (1) and Robert Engberg (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 20/09/2010 Last photo update on this page: 08/08/2018
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66 - Ferrari 500 TR - Lunken-FultonFerrari 500 TRC # - Ferrari L4 N/AEM
Lunken-Fulton (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Lunken (USA)/Jim Kimberly (USA)
listed, never drove:
Charles Hassan (USA)
Result: 7th 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
88 - Maserati 300S #3071 - John EdgarMaserati 300S #3071 - Maserati 3000 cc N/ADM
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carroll Shelby (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Fitch (USA)
Result: 2nd 1st in DM (2m44s000 behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
1818 - Allard J2 Cadillac - Gene E. BakerAllard J2 # - Cadillac BM
Gene E. Baker (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gene Earl Baker (USA)/Howie Fairbanks (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/09/2010Photo by courtesy of: Howie Fairbanks
3535 - Elva Mk II - Charles KolbElva Mk II #GM
Charles Kolb (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kolb (USA)/Frank Baptista (USA)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
3838 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster - George E. TilpMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
George E. Tilp (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Dick Thompson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Phil Hill (USA)
Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
4141 - Ferrari 315 Sport #0684 - Gene GreenspunFerrari 315 Sport #0684 - Ferrari V12 3800 cc N/ACM
Gene Greenspun (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Hill (USA)Result: winner - (131.017 kph) - margin: 2m44s000
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
6262 - Jaguar D-type - Briggs CunninghamJaguar D-type # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Briggs Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Gordon Bennett (USA)/Charles Wallace (USA)
listed, never drove:
Phil Forno (USA), Phil Hill (USA)
Result: 5th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
6666 - Lotus Eleven - Warren H. Smith, Jr.Lotus Eleven - N/AGM
Warren H. Smith, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Warren Smith (USA)/Duncan Furlong (USA)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
6868 - AC Ace Bristol - Ernest MacNabbAC Ace # - Bristol L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
Ernest MacNabb (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Carter (USA)/Evelyn Mull (USA)Result: 24th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
6969 - Porsche 550 RS Spyder - Edward W. CrawfordPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Edward W. Crawford (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ed Crawford (USA)
listed, never drove:
Carl Haas (USA)
Result: 3rd 1st in FM
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
7575 - Elva Mk I - Allen M. RossElva Mk I # - N/AGM
Allen M. Ross (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Ross (USA)/J. C. Kilburn (USA)Result: 20th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/08/2018Photo by courtesy of: Robert Engberg
7676 - Kieft - C. W. BrantinghamKieftGM
C. W. Brantingham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Brantingham (USA)
listed, never drove:
William Bowman (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
9494 - Chevrolet Corvette - Hugh AlexanderChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet BM
Hugh Alexander (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hugh Alexander (USA)/Dean Rollins (USA)Result: 30th
Grid:
Colours: brown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
9898 - Nash-Healey #NH2023 - Andy RosenbergerNash-Healey Le Mans #NH2023BM
Andy Rosenberger (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Rosenberger (USA)/Don Warren (USA)
listed, never drove:
Paul van Antwerpen (USA)
Result: 29th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/08/2018Photo by courtesy of: Paul Brownell
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoLotus ElevenGM
Robert Weiler (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Weiler (USA)/Robert Donnelly (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
2The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark X # - N/AGM
R. J. Wyllie (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)/Margaret Wyllie (USA)Result: 13th 1st in GM
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoMaserati 200S I #2412 - Maserati 1998 cc N/AEM
James H. Kimberly (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack McAfee (USA)/Jim Kimberly (USA)Result: did not finish (Valve spring)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoFerrari 290 MM # - Ferrari V12 3500 cc N/ACM
John Kilborn (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Kilborn (USA)/Howard Hively (USA)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet CM
Jerome C. Earl (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerome Earl (USA)/John Quackenbush (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft #GM
(USA)-
-
Driven by: John Moore (USA)/Wilfred Gray (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoFerrari 625 TR # - Ferrari 625 LM L4 2500 cc N/ADM
James R. Johnston (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: James Johnston (USA)/Roger Bear (USA)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoFerrari - Ferrari 2600 cc DM
Richard M. McConnell (USA)-
-
Driven by: Richard McConnell (USA)
listed, never drove:
Hal Ullrich (USA)
Result: 26th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
George Reed, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Frank Rand (USA)George Reed (USA)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoPorsche Special # - Porsche GM
Capt. Wm. H. Cooper (USA)-
-
Driven by: Lloyd Barton (USA)
listed, never drove:
William Cooper (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ABM
Robert Louden (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Louden (USA)/Robert Gatz (USA)
listed, never drove:
Berkeley Charvoz (USA)
Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Denise McCluggage (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denise McCluggage (USA)/Ruth Levy (USA)Result: did not finish (Intake manifold)
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Dr. Alex Ratelle (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alex Ratelle (USA)/Chris Tanida (USA)Result: 23rd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S - BMC N/ADM
Phil Brennan (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Bunn (USA)/William Kimberly (USA)
listed, never drove:
Phil Brennan (USA)
Result: 22nd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoCooper - Climax GM
Charles C. Cox (USA)-
-
Driven by: Charles Cox (USA)/Russ Lee (USA)Result: 21st
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoFord Thunderbird - Ford BM
John L. Haas (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Haas (USA)/Robert Roloson (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoAC Ace - Bristol L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
O. H. Grosse (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Howard Grosse (USA)/Trant Jarman (USA)Result: 31st
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type #XKD 536 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Don R. Skogmo (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Skogmo (USA)/Bill Larson (USA)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le MansGM
William S. Bowman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: /William Ames (USA)/Bill Bowman (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 # - Chevrolet V8 N/ABM
J. E. Rose (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Jeffords (USA)
listed, never drove:
J. E. Rose (USA)
Result: did not finish (Blown engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoElvaGM
Mike Ward (USA)-
-
Driven by: Mike Ward (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoElvaGM
Wm. G.Tannhaeuser (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bill Tannhaeuser (USA)/Fred Vetter (USA)Result: 33rd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin L6 2922 cc N/ADM
Rod Carveth (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rod Carveth (USA)/George Constantine (USA)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Jack F. Manting (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Manting (USA)
listed, never drove:
Mike Ward (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car is not available on a photoExcalibur # - Jaguar s/cBM
Brooks Stevens (USA)-
-
Driven by: Hal Ullrich (USA)/Frank Beich (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Briggs Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)/Phil Forno (USA)
listed, never drove:
Charles Wallace (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoCunningham C6-R #5422R - Jaguar L6 2v DOHC 3800 cc N/ACM
Briggs Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)/Russ Boss (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Gordon Bennett (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet BM
John Staver (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Staver (USA)/Ed Grierson (USA)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoLotus ElevenGM
Rosales & Merino (PR)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Rafael Rosales (PR)/Victor Merino (PR)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
72The car is not available on a photoEl Toro II Special #BM
Jack C. Baker (USA)-
-
Driven by: Jack Baker (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
John Max Wolf (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Max Wolf (USA)/Bob Donner (USA)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Donald Berlin (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Donald Berlin (USA)/James D. Lowe (USA)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
84The car is not available on a photoMG A - BMC B series L4 OHV N/AFM
Jim Fergusson (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Leavens (CDN)/Tom Gilmour (CDN)Result: 27th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car is not available on a photoW.B. SpecialBM
Andy Hotton (USA)-
-
Driven by: John Cook (USA)/Ralph Durbin (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tom Hallock (USA)
Result: 10th 1st in BM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey - Chevrolet Corvette N/ABM
Wm. G. Wilson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: William G. Wilson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tom Fox (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoFerrari 375 MM # - Ferrari V12 4500 cc N/ACM
J. M. R. Lyeth, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Lyeth (USA)/Max Goldman (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car is not available on a photoLotus ElevenGM
(USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Causey (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoComet #BM
Glenn R. Glendening (USA)-
-
Driven by: Glenn Glendening (USA)/Augie Pabst (USA)Result: 32nd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
3The car did not arriveMG TD # - MG FM
Dick Lord (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Lord (USA)/Stover Babcock (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car did not arriveMaserati 450S #4504 - Maserati no.4504 V8/90° 2v DOHC 4478 cc N/ACM
James Kimberly (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Kimberly (USA)/Jack McAfee (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car did not arriveElva Mk II # - N/AGM
Burdette Martin, Jr. (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Burdette Martin (USA)/Chuck Dietrich (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft #BM
John W. Moore (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: John Moore (USA)/Wilfred Gray (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car did not arrivePorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Tom Payne (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tom Payne (USA)/Edward Hancock (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft #BM
Joseph Concannon (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Joseph Concannon (USA)/Jack Ensley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveJaguar XK120 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Howard L. Quick (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Howard Quick (USA)/Paul Gougelman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveJaguar XKSS # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Richard Kessler (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Kessler (USA)/Bob Rubin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car did not arriveAbarth SpyderGM
J. Robert Schroeder (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: J. Robert Schroeder (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveOsca MT4 - Osca FM
Thurl J. Kisner (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Thurl Kisner (USA)/Bill Zorn (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car did not arriveAllard J2X Le MansBM
Duane Brohaugh (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Dewey Brohaugh (USA)/Adrian Warren (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car did not arriveJaguar D-type - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3800 cc N/ACM
Briggs Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Briggs Cunningham (USA)/Russ Boss (USA)Result: did not arrive (Raced Cunningham C6-R)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car did not arrivePorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Cyrus L. Fulton (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Don Sesslar (USA)/Raymond Mason (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo - Alfa Romeo GM
Don Warren (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Don Warren (USA)/Andy Rosenberger (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car did not arriveW.B. SpecialBM
Larry Zirbess (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Tom Payne (USA)/Charles Sherman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car did not arriveLotus - Osca FM
Frank C. Campbell (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Frank Campbell (USA)/William Jordan (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3782 cc N/ACM
George Arents, Jr. (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: George Arents (USA)/David Cunningham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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