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Event: Second Annual Daytona Continental 3-Hour Grand Touring Road RaceDate: 17.2.1963
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 3 Hours

Weather:cold, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP left, rolling start
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:9000
Entered:50
Practiced:47
Qualified:46
Started:42
Finished:27
Classified:26
Classes:PractStartClass
Class 15 - GT Div III - +500016133
Class 14 - GT Div III - 5000332
Class 13 - GT Div III - 4000221
Class 12 - GT Div III - 3000554
Class 11 - GT Div III - 2500333
Class 10 - GT Div II - 2000553
Class 9 - GT Div II - 1600555
Class 8 - GT Div II - 1300665
Race notes:
1st lap run on the 4.023 km trioval
Pre-race sessions:
Starting order determined by engine displacement.
Winners:
Overall:18Ferrari 250 GTOPedro Rodriguez
Class 15 - GT Div III - +5000:11Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDick Thompson
Class 14 - GT Div III - 5000:99Shelby CobraDave MacDonald
Class 13 - GT Div III - 4000:32Jaguar E-typeAugie Pabst
Class 11 - GT Div III - 2500:52Triumph TR3Tony Mannino
Class 10 - GT Div II - 2000:15Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLJo Bonnier
Class 9 - GT Div II - 1600:16Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLChuck Cassel
Class 8 - GT Div II - 1300:70Abarth-Simca 1300 BialberoHans Herrmann
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (12), Porsche (7), Ferrari (5), Alfa Romeo (3), Triumph (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (12), Porsche (7), Ferrari (5), Ford (3), Alfa Romeo (3), Triumph (3)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray (6), Chevrolet Corvette (6), Ferrari 250 GTO (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (37), GB (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (78%), rear-engined (22%)
Average engine size:3461 cc
Oldest known drivers:Walt Hansgen (44), Bob Johnson (36), Jo Bonnier (33)
Youngest known drivers:Pedro Rodriguez (23), Hans Herrmann (25), Mauro Bianchi (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 3 Hours 1963Entry list is not available.Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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