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Event: First Los Angeles Examiner International Grand PrixDate: 8.3.1959
Track: Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, Pomona (United States), 3.219 kmsOrganiser: unknown

USAC Road Racing Championship Pomona

Weather:hot, clear
Start time:3-2-3
Grid:unknown
Distance:75 laps
Attendance:40000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:37
Finished:14
Classified:14
Race notes:
Race stopped after 10 lap due to accident of Kessler during which he and other three people were injured. Race was restarted.
Winners:
Overall:50Porsche 550A RS SpyderKen Miles
Leaders:
lap 1:
laps 2-28:69FerrariDan Gurney
laps 29-72:53MaseratiBill Krause
laps 73-75:50PorscheKen Miles
Fastest Laps:
Overall:69Ferrari 375 PlusDan Gurney (USA)1:21.500
Pole Positions:
Overall:69Ferrari 375 PlusDan Gurney1:20.155144.561 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (7), Maserati (5), Porsche (4), Cooper (4), Lister (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (9), Ferrari (7), Porsche (5), Maserati (4), Climax (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (3), Maserati 450S (3), Ferrari 410 Sport (2), Ferrari 500 TR (2), Kurtis Kraft 500 (2), Lotus Eleven (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (31), GB (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (81%), mid-engined (19%)
Oldest known drivers:Tony Bettenhausen (43), Maurice Trintignant (42), Ken Miles (41)
Youngest known drivers:Jim Hall (24), Dan Gurney (28), Wolfgang von Trips (31)

Official Race Programme:

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