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Event: 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for The Amoco TrophyDate: 23.3.1957
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:hot
Start time:unknown
Grid:Le Mans start per engine size
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:30000
Entered:86
Practiced:76
Qualified:66
Started:66
Finished:38
Classified:36
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 5000 - Class C13137
Sports 3000 - Class D431
Sports 2000 - Class E13135
Sports 1500 - Class F1083
Sports 1100 - Class G653
Sports 750 - Class H221
Grand Touring 5000 - Class 10 II222
Grand Touring 3500 - Class 9 II663
Grand Touring 2000 - Class 7 II433
Grand Touring 1600 - Class 6 II444
Grand Touring 1300 - Class 5 II433
Touring 1000 - Class 4 I333
Pre-race sessions:
4 practice sessions held for a total of 660 minutes on 21-22/3
Winners:
Overall:19Maserati 450SBehra / Fangio
Sports 3000 - Class D:20Maserati 300SMoss / Schell
Sports 2000 - Class E:28Ferrari 500 TRCHively / Ginther
Sports 1500 - Class F:44Porsche 550 RSBunker / Wallace
Sports 1100 - Class G:59Lotus Eleven ClimaxChapman / Sheppard / Dungan
Sports 750 - Class H:56Stanguellini Sport Bialbero 750Behm / Haas / MacArthur
Grand Touring 5000 - Class 10 II:4Chevrolet CorvetteThompson / Andrey
Grand Touring 3500 - Class 9 II:18Mercedes-Benz 300 SLWindridge / Reed / Gilbert
Grand Touring 2000 - Class 7 II:34Triumph TR3Oker / Pennybacker
Grand Touring 1600 - Class 6 II:49MGAMiller / Leavens / Keith
Grand Touring 1300 - Class 5 II:55Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider VeloceKaplan / Rainville
Touring 1000 - Class 4 I:64Renault DauphineMichy / Foulgoc
Fastest Laps:
Overall:19Maserati 450SJuan Manuel Fangio (RA)3:24.500147.319 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (9), Maserati (7), Jaguar (6), Porsche (6), Lotus (4), Chevrolet (4), Arnolt (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (9), Maserati (7), Bristol (7), Jaguar (6), Porsche (6), BMC (6)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar D-type (6), Porsche 550 (5), Ferrari 500 TRC (4), Lotus Eleven (4), Arnolt Bolide (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (106), GB (7), F (5), D (4), B (4), YV (4), I (3), PR (3), RA (2), C (2), CDN (2), CH (2)
Most used colours:red (31%), light (16%), dark (14%), white (12%), darker (6%), yellow (6%)
Engine positions:front-engined (88%), mid-engined (9%), rear-engined (3%)
Average engine size:2251 cc
Oldest known drivers:John B. Mull (56), Piero Taruffi (51), Jack Ensley (51)
Youngest known drivers:Hans Herrmann (19), Lance Reventlow (21), Bobby Unser (23)
Woman drivers:Nadège Ferrier, Isabelle Haskell, Evelyn Mull

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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27 - Lotus 19 Climax #958
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