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Event: News of The World sponsor the 24th R.A.C. Tourist TrophyDate: 5.9.1959
Track: Goodwood Motor Circuit (United Kingdom), 3.862 kmsOrganiser: BARC

Tourist Trophy

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:31
Practiced:31
Qualified:30
Started:30
Finished:14
Classified:14
Classes:PractStartClass
Class 1 - Sports 300011115
Class 2 - Sports 2000992
Class 3 - Sports 110010107
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held on 3-4/9
Winners:
Overall:2Aston Martin DBR1/300Shelby / Fairman / Moss
Class 2 - Sports 2000:22Porsche 718 RSKvon Trips / Bonnier
Class 3 - Sports 1100:33Lola Mk.1 ClimaxAshdown / Ross
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9Ferrari 250 TR 59Tony Brooks (GB)1:31.800151.468 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Aston Martin DBR1/300Stirling Moss (GB)1:31.400152.464 km/h
Class 2 - Sports 2000:23Porsche 718 RSKBarth / Maglioli1:33.000
Class 3 - Sports 1100:33Lola Mk.1 ClimaxAshdown / Ross1:36.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (8), Aston Martin (5), Ferrari (4), Porsche (3), Lola (3), Elva (3)
Top engines by numbers:Climax (15), Aston Martin (5), Ferrari (4), Porsche (3), Jaguar (3)
Top car types by numbers:Aston Martin DBR1 (4), Lotus 15 (4), Porsche 718 RSK (3), Ferrari 250 TR (3), Lola Mk.1 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (44), USA (7), I (3), B (2), D (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (86%), mid-engined (14%)
Average engine size:1987 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jack Fairman (46), Edgar Barth (42), Paul Frère (42)
Youngest known drivers:Graham Hill (20), Hans Herrmann (21), Keith Greene (21)

Official Race Programme:

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