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Event: Heart TrophyDate: 7.5.1950
Track: Suffolk County Airport (United States), 4.828 kmsOrganiser: American Grand Prix Ltd.

Suffolk Sports Car Races

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:30 laps
Attendance:20000
Entered:49
Practiced:36
Qualified:26
Started:23
Finished:unknown
Classes:PractStartClass
Class B111
Class C542
Class D641
Class E742
Class F1152
Class G431
Class H11
Race notes:
Blown cars were moved up one class, blown cars under 1000 cc were allowed to race with 1450 cc unblown.
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sprints held
Winners:
Overall:37Ferrari 166 SCBriggs Cunningham
Class B:9Allard J2 CadillacTom Cole
Class C:21Jaguar XK120Erwin Goldschmidt
Class D:2Nardi Danese Alfa Romeo MMAntonio Pompeo
Class F:39MG TCEd Dawson
Class G:36Cisitalia 202Jim Pauley
Fastest Laps:
Overall:37Ferrari 166 SCBriggs Cunningham (USA)2:08.000135.990 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:33Meyer Special FordBruce Stevenson (USA)
Class D:2Nardi Danese Alfa Romeo MMAntonio Pompeo (I)
Class E:37Ferrari 166 SCBriggs Cunningham (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (4), Crosley (3), Jaguar (2), Frazer Nash (2), HRG (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (4), Ford (3), Crosley (3), Jaguar (2), Alfa Romeo (2)
Top car types by numbers:MG TC (4), Jaguar XK120 (2), Crosley Hotshot (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (22)
Team nationalities:USA (17)
Most used colours:blue (22%), black (16%), green (16%), silver (16%), red (11%), white (5%), grey (5%), tan (5%)
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (43), John Fitch (33)
Youngest known drivers:John Fitch (33), Briggs Cunningham (43)

Official Race Programme:

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