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Event: Tenth Annual Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco TrophyDate: 26.3.1960
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start per engine size
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:50000
Entered:89
Practiced:72
Qualified:70
Started:65
Finished:41
Classified:41
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 3000 - class 12S13127
Sports 2500 - class 11S000
Sports 2000 - class 10S220
Sports 1600 - class 9S885
Sports 1150 - class 7S322
Sports 1000 - class 6S111
Sports 850 - class 5S653
Grand Touring 5000 - class 14G664
Grand Touring 3000 - class 12G853
Grand Touring 2000 - class 10G886
Grand Touring 1600 - class 9G764
Grand Touring 1300 - class 8G10106
Race notes:
Factory Porsche and Ferrari were not present because of the rule change by FIA, allowing organisers to permit use of only certain brand of fuel. However the factories wanted to use the fuel they had been committed to use.
Pre-race sessions:
3 practice sessions held for a total of 420 minutes on 23-24/3
Winners:
Overall:42Porsche 718 RS 60Herrmann / Gendebien
Sports 3000 - class 12S:8Ferrari 250 TR 59/60Lovely / Nethercutt
Sports 1150 - class 7S:58Lola Mk.1 ClimaxVögele / Ashdown
Sports 850 - class 5S:63Osca S750Bentley / Gordon
Grand Touring 5000 - class 14G:6Chevrolet CorvetteFritts / Hall
Grand Touring 3000 - class 12G:16Ferrari 250 GT CaliforniaAbate / Scarlatti / Serena
Grand Touring 2000 - class 10G:31Arnolt Bolide BristolGoldman / Durbin
Grand Touring 1600 - class 9G:72Porsche 356A CarreraDungan / Sheppard
Grand Touring 1300 - class 8G:54Alfa Romeo Giulietta SVVan Beuren / Velasquez / Velasquez
Fastest Laps:
Overall:11Ferrari 250 GT SWBArents / Kimberly3:04.020lap 23
Sports 1600 - class 9S:42Porsche 718 RS 60Herrmann / Gendebien3:25.420lap 123
Sports 1150 - class 7S:58Lola Mk.1 ClimaxVögele / Ashdown3:41.460lap 10
Sports 1000 - class 6S:61Austin-Healey Sebring SpriteSprintzel / Lumkin4:03.030lap 29
Sports 850 - class 5S:66Fiat-Abarth 750 SCuomo / Richards3:52.980lap 34
Grand Touring 5000 - class 14G:5Chevrolet CorvetteJohnson / Morgan3:34.100lap 107
Grand Touring 3000 - class 12G:16Ferrari 250 GT CaliforniaAbate / Scarlatti / Serena3:45.410lap 114
Grand Touring 2000 - class 10G:36AC Ace BristolHulsey / Washburn3:47.100lap 95
Grand Touring 1600 - class 9G:72Porsche 356A CarreraDungan / Sheppard3:42.440lap 106
Grand Touring 1300 - class 8G:55Lotus EliteEvans / Weiss / Chamberlain3:58.790lap 109
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (10), Porsche (8), Alfa Romeo (7), Chevrolet (6), Osca (4), Austin-Healey (4), AC (4), Maserati (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (10), Porsche (8), Bristol (7), BMC (7), Alfa Romeo (7)
Top car types by numbers:Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce (7), Chevrolet Corvette (6), Ferrari 250 GT (4), AC Ace (4), Maserati Tipo 61 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (113), GB (8), I (5), MEX (5), RA (3), S (2), NL (2), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (48), GB (4), I (4), S (2)
Most used colours:white (29%), red (24%), silver (13%), green (10%), blue (8%)
Engine positions:front-engined (85%), mid-engined (9%), rear-engined (6%)
Average engine size:2133 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (53), John Fitch (43), James Forno (43)
Youngest known drivers:Ricardo Rodriguez (18), Pedro Rodriguez (20), Graham Hill (21)
Woman drivers:Denise McCluggage, Pinkie Windridge

Official Race Programme:

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