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Event: Sebring 12 Hours of Endurance For The Alitalia Airlines TrophyDate: 23.3.1968
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:87
Practiced:73
Qualified:70
Started:68
Finished:36
Classified:22
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports Prototype (Group 6) - Classes 10 and 11993
Sports Prototype (Group 6) - Class 91072
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 10÷12881
Production Sports (Group 4) - Class 9220
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 6÷8221
Grand Touring - Class 13552
Grand Touring - Class 12220
Grand Touring - Class 10110
Grand Touring - Classes 6÷91196
Touring Trans-Am - class 1223237
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 21-22/3
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 270 minutes on 21-22/3
Winners:
Overall:49Porsche 907 2.2Siffert / Herrmann
Sports Prototype (Group 6) - Class 9:72Lancia Fulvia HFPinto / Taramazzo / Maglioli
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 10÷12:30Ford GT40Piper / Nelson
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 6÷8:74MG MidgetTruitt / Canfield
Grand Touring - Class 13:3Chevrolet CorvetteSharp / Morgan
Grand Touring - Classes 6÷9:59Porsche 911 SKirby / Johnson
Touring Trans-Am - class 12:15Chevrolet CamaroDonohue / Fisher
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9Lola T70 Mk.3 GT ChevroletScooter Patrick (USA)2:49.000178.265 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:49Porsche 907 2.2Hans Herrmann (D)2:49.400177.845 km/h
Sports Prototype (Group 6) - Class 9:58Porsche 910Steinemann / Spoerry3:02.400
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 10÷12:28Ford GT40Ickx / Redman2:50.400
Production Sports (Group 4) - Class 9:64Porsche 906Bailey / Locke3:08.400
Production Sports (Group 4) - Classes 6÷8:68Lotus 47Sylvia / Domizi / Fogle3:26.800
Grand Touring - Class 13:2Chevrolet CorvetteRodriguez / Yenko3:04.000
Grand Touring - Class 12:27Shelby GT350Kleinpeter / Hollander / Mummery3:29.800
Grand Touring - Class 10:86Triumph TR4AWitt / Vega / Cameron3:46.600
Grand Touring - Classes 6÷9:59Porsche 911 SKirby / Johnson3:19.600
Touring Trans-Am - class 12:15Chevrolet CamaroDonohue / Fisher3:01.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (15), Porsche (13), Ford (11), MG (4), Triumph (4), Lola (4)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (20), Ford (15), Porsche (13), BMC (8), Rambler (3)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Camaro (10), Ford Mustang (8), Porsche 911 S (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (101), GB (10), CDN (7), D (6), I (5), CH (4), AUS (3), F (3), MEX (3), S (3)
Team nationalities:USA (44), GB (8), D (5), CH (3), CDN (2), I (2), F (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (61%), mid-engined (29%), rear-engined (10%)
Average engine size:3641 cc (1% turbine cars not counted)
Oldest known drivers:Sepp Greger (54), Art Riley (53), Bob Johnson (41)
Youngest known drivers:Liane Engeman (21), Jacky Ickx (23), Sam Posey (24)
Woman drivers:Liane Engeman, Janet Guthrie, Donna Mae Mims

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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44 - Elfin - Ford - J. Viljoen
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