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Event: 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Alitalia CupDate: 23.3.1963
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Racing Club of Florida

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:cloudy, cold
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:83
Practiced:69
Qualified:66
Started:65
Finished:39
Classified:42
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype GT +3000442
Prototype GT 30001197
Grand Touring +4000 - Class 14/15GT13138
Grand Touring 4000 - Class 13GT443
Grand Touring 3000 - Class 12GT666
Grand Touring 2500 - Class 11GT665
Grand Touring 2000 - Class 10GT11103
Grand Touring 1600 - Class 9GT555
Grand Touring 1300 - Class 7/8GT885
Pre-race sessions:
3 practice sessions held for a total of 360 minutes on 20-21/3
Winners:
Overall:30Ferrari 250 PSurtees / Scarfiotti
Prototype GT +3000:18Ferrari 330 TRI/LMRodriguez / Hill
Grand Touring +4000 - Class 14/15GT:12Shelby CobraMiles / Hill / Spencer
Grand Touring 4000 - Class 13GT:23Jaguar E-type LightweightLeslie / Morrill
Grand Touring 3000 - Class 12GT:24Ferrari 250 GTOPenske / Pabst
Grand Touring 2500 - Class 11GT:36Triumph TR4Bolton / Rothschild
Grand Touring 2000 - Class 10GT:44Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLWester / Holbert
Grand Touring 1600 - Class 9GT:58Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLCassel / Sesslar
Grand Touring 1300 - Class 7/8GT:61Abarth-Simca 1300 BialberoSpychiger / Pilette
Fastest Laps:
Overall:30Ferrari 250 PJohn Surtees (GB)3:11.400157.404 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (11), Chevrolet (7), Porsche (5), Shelby (5), Abarth-Simca (5), Triumph (5)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (11), Chevrolet (9), BMC (8), Ford (7), Triumph (7)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray (7), Ferrari 250 GTO (6), Shelby Cobra (5), Abarth-Simca 1300 (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (101), GB (12), I (7), CDN (6), B (3), PR (2), D (2)
Team nationalities:USA (41), GB (8), I (7), D (2)
Most used colours:white (31%), red (28%), blue (18%), silver (12%), green (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (79%), rear-engined (16%), mid-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2858 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (56), Art Riley (48), Edgar Barth (46)
Youngest known drivers:Teddy Pilette (21), Clive Baker (21), Pedro Rodriguez (23)
Woman drivers:Christabel Carlisle, Denise McCluggage

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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