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Event: Sebring 12 Hours of Endurance for The Alitalia TrophyDate: 26.3.1966
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, cloudy
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:82
Practiced:68
Qualified:66
Started:64
Finished:29
Classified:24
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype +5000 (13)773
Prototype 5000 (12)420
Prototype 3000550
Prototype 2000 (9)996
Sports +5000 (13)222
Sports 5000 (12)11113
Sports 3000110
Sports 2000 (9)883
Sports 1600441
Sports 1300443
Grand Touring +5000222
Grand Touring 5000331
Grand Touring 2500554
Grand Touring 2000442
Grand Touring 1600110
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 24-25/3
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 23-24/3
Winners:
Overall:1Ford X1 RoadsterMiles / Ruby
Prototype 2000 (9):52Porsche 906Herrmann / Buzzetta / Mitter
Sports +5000 (13):6Shelby Cobra roadsterGrossman / Lowther
Sports 5000 (12):19Ford GT40Scott / Revson
Sports 2000 (9):54Porsche 904 GTSFollmer / Gregg
Sports 1600:63Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2"Geki" / Andrey
Sports 1300:65Alpine A110 RenaultBaker / Kirtley
Grand Touring +5000:9Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray coupeWintersteen / Moore
Grand Touring 2500:41Triumph TR4AFroines / Pendleton
Grand Touring 2000:59MGBMac / Manton
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Ford Mk IIGurney / Grant2:54.800172.351 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Ford Mk IIDan Gurney (USA)2:54.600172.554 km/h
Prototype 5000 (12):27Ferrari 330 P3Parkes / Bondurant2:56.600
Prototype 3000:44MGBHopkirk / Hedges3:42.400
Prototype 2000 (9):53Porsche 906Mitter / Klass3:03.600
Sports +5000 (13):6Shelby Cobra roadsterGrossman / Lowther3:10.800
Sports 5000 (12):24Ford GT40Hill / Stewart2:57.400
Sports 3000:35Ferrari 250 GTOSlottag / Perkins3:30.300
Sports 2000 (9):47Porsche 904 GTSCunningham / Jordan / Fitch3:18.600
Sports 1600:61Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2Zeccoli / "Geki"3:27.000
Sports 1300:69Alpine A110 RenaultSellers / Shaw4:00.000
Grand Touring +5000:9Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray coupeWintersteen / Moore3:21.200
Grand Touring 5000:31Jaguar XK-EHull / Kingham3:40.000
Grand Touring 2500:41Triumph TR4AFroines / Pendleton3:52.800
Grand Touring 2000:51Porsche 911Ryan / Coleman3:42.800
Grand Touring 1600:60Lotus ElanColombosian / Todd3:39.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ford (13), Porsche (12), Ferrari (5), Triumph (5), Shelby (4), Alfa Romeo (4), MG (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (19), Porsche (12), Chevrolet (7), BMC (6), Triumph (6)
Top car types by numbers:Ford GT40 (9), Porsche 906 (5), Porsche 904 GTS (5), Triumph TR4 (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (95), GB (10), CDN (8), D (6), I (5), CH (3), AUS (3), SF (2)
Most used colours:white (34%), red (26%), blue (10%), silver (7%), black (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (48%), front-engined (42%), rear-engined (10%)
Average engine size:3483 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (59), Morrow Decker (53), Art Riley (51)
Youngest known drivers:Sam Posey (22), Clive Baker (24), Skip Scott (25)
Woman drivers:Donna Mae Mims

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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