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Event: Daytona Continental 3 Hour Grand Touring and Sports Car RaceDate: 11.2.1962
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 3 Hours

Weather:cool, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:14000
Entered:62
Practiced:54
Qualified:50
Started:50
Finished:34
Classified:34
Classes:PractStartClass
Class SP 15 - Sports +5000443
Class SP 14 - Sports 5000111
Class SP 12 - Sports 3000643
Class SP 11 - Sports 2500553
Class SP 10 - Sports 2000433
Class SP 9 - Sports 1600222
Class GT 15 - Grant Touring +500012115
Class GT 13 - Grant Touring 4000442
Class GT 12 - Grant Touring 3000554
Class GT 10 - Grant Touring 2000111
Class GT 9 - Grant Touring 1600441
Class GT 8 - Grant Touring 1300666
Race notes:
1st lap run on the 4.023 km trioval
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 7-8/2
1 practice session held for a total of 360 minutes on 9/2
Winners:
Overall:96Lotus 19 ClimaxDan Gurney
Class SP 15 - Sports +5000:66Chaparral 1 ChevroletJim Hall
Class SP 12 - Sports 3000:49Ferrari 250 TR 59/60George Constantine
Class SP 10 - Sports 2000:14Porsche 718 RSKBob Holbert
Class SP 9 - Sports 1600:23Porsche 718 RS 61Bob Donner
Class GT 15 - Grant Touring +5000:11Chevrolet CorvetteThompson
Class GT 13 - Grant Touring 4000:62Jaguar XKEWalt Hansgen
Class GT 12 - Grant Touring 3000:18Ferrari 250 GT SWB EXPStirling Moss
Class GT 9 - Grant Touring 1600:44Porsche 356B 1600Corrigan
Class GT 8 - Grant Touring 1300:83Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZCharlie Kolb
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Ferrari Dino 246 SPRicardo Rodriguez (MEX)2:06.000175.188 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (9), Porsche (9), Chevrolet (9), Lotus (5), Pontiac (4)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (14), Ferrari (10), Porsche (9), Climax (6), Pontiac (4)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (9), Ferrari 250 GT (5), Pontiac Tempest (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (43), GB (4), MEX (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (73%), mid-engined (17%), rear-engined (10%)
Average engine size:3286 cc
Average age of cars:1 year old (average year manufactured: 1961)
Oldest known drivers:George Constantine (44), Walt Hansgen (43), Rodger Ward (41)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Ryan (20), Ricardo Rodriguez (20), Pedro Rodriguez (22)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 3 Hours 1962Entry List - Daytona 3 Hours 1962Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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22 - MGA Twin-Cam - John Hill
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