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Event: Internationales ADAC 500 Kilometer Rennen auf dem NürburgringDate: 28.8.1955
Track: Nürburgring Nordschleife (Germany), 22.810 kmsOrganiser: ADAC

Nürburgring 500 Kilometres

Weather:warm, drying
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:66
Practiced:60
Qualified:60
Started:60
Finished:39
Classified:38
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 1500202013
Sports 750665
Grand Touring/Touring Special 160017179
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1300998
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1000553
Race notes:
Each class was flagged after the winner covered full 500 kms distance (22 laps). General classification based on average speed at the end of the race.
Winners:
Overall:16Maserati 150SJean Behra
Sports 750:33PanhardPierre Chancel
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1600:42Porsche 356 1600Rolf-Friedrich Götze
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1300:56Porsche 356 1300Wolfgang von Trips
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1000:74PanhardJacques Blanchet
Fastest Laps:
Overall:16Maserati 150SJean Behra (F)10:39.700128.400 km/h
Sports 750:33PanhardPierre Chancel (F)12:23.200110.500 km/h
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1600:42Porsche 356 1600Rolf-Friedrich Götze (D)12:04.200113.000 km/h
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1300:56Porsche 356 1300Wolfgang von Trips (D)12:09.600112.600 km/h
Grand Touring/Touring Special 1000:70DKWAlbrecht W. Mantzel (D)13:21.500102.200 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:16Maserati 150SJean Behra (F)10:27.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (39), Panhard (5), EMW (4), Stanguellini (3), Renault (2), DKW (2), D.B. (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (39), Panhard (5), Fiat (3), Renault (2), DKW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 356 (25), Porsche 550 (14), EMW R3/55 (4)
Driver nationalities:D (30), F (12), DDR (5), CH (5), P (3), S (3), I (2)
Engine positions:rear-engined (59%), mid-engined (33%), front-engined (8%)
Oldest known drivers:René Cotton (41), Edgar Barth (38), Jean Behra (34)
Youngest known drivers:Heinz Schiller (25), Wolfgang von Trips (27), Paul Ernst Strähle (28)
Woman drivers:Anna Maria Peduzzi

Official Race Programme:

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