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Event: Watkins Glen Grand Prix, Celebrating 10 Years of Racing at Watkins GlenDate: 21.9.1957
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: Glen Region SCCA

Watkins Glen Grand Prix

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:100 miles
Attendance:35000
Entered:24
Practiced:unknown
Started:20
Finished:unknown
Classified:15
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Sports00
Class C - Sports108
Class D - Sports33
Class E - Sports32
Class F - Sports21
Class G - Sports21
Race notes:
Race for modified classes B, C and D plus for the first 6 finishers from race 4.
Winners:
Overall:60Jaguar D-typeWalt Hansgen
Class D - Sports:30Mercedes-Benz 300 SLPaul O'Shea
Class E - Sports:25Ferrari 500 MondialGaston Andrey
Class F - Sports:140Porsche 550 RSBob Holbert
Class G - Sports:150Elva Mk IIChuck Dietrich
Leaders:
laps 1-44:60Jaguar D-typeWalt Hansgen
Fastest Laps:
Overall:140Porsche 550 RSBob Holbert (USA)138.243 km/hlap 11
Pole Positions:
Class D - Sports:30Mercedes-Benz 300 SLPaul O'Shea (USA)
Class F - Sports:140Porsche 550 RSBob Holbert (USA)
Class G - Sports:150Elva Mk IIChuck Dietrich (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (6), Ferrari (5), Porsche (2), Elva (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (7), Ferrari (5), Porsche (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar D-type (4), Porsche 550 (2), Ferrari 375 MM (2), Elva Mk II (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (17)
Team nationalities:USA (17)
Most used colours:red (29%), white (26%), darker (10%), silver (10%), blue (7%), light (5%), yellow (5%)
Engine positions:front-engined (90%), mid-engined (10%)
Average engine size:2874 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jack Ensley (51), Briggs Cunningham (50), George Constantine (39)
Youngest known drivers:Gaston Andrey (31), Chuck Dietrich (33), Walt Hansgen (38)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1957Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1957Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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