Event: Second Annual Daytona Continental 3-Hour Grand Touring Road RaceDate: 17.2.1963
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 3 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st18Pedro RodriguezFerrari 250 GTONorth American Racing Team81494.551 kms164.2721stGT3.01stGT III
2nd29Roger PenskeFerrari 250 GTOJohn Mecom81496.660 kms2ndGT3.02ndGT III
3rd11Dick ThompsonChevrolet Corvette Sting RayGrady Davis78478.265 kms1stGT+5.03rdGT III
4th99Dave MacDonaldShelby CobraShelby American77472.133 kms1stGT5.04thGT III
5th15Jo BonnierPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLPorsche77472.133 kms1stGT2.01stGT II
6th5Johnny AllenChevrolet Corvette Sting RayDixie Motor762ndGT+5.05thGT III
7th14Bob HolbertPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLPorsche752ndGT2.02ndGT II
8th16Chuck CasselPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLChuck Cassel751stGT1.63rdGT II
9th70Hans HerrmannAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth741stGT1.34thGT II
10th32Augie PabstJaguar E-typeB. S. Cunningham731stGT4.06thGT III
11th77Bruce JenningsPorsche 356BBruce Jennings722ndGT1.65thGT II
12th44Bill BenckerPorsche 356B Carrera 2Brumos Porsche713rdGT2.06thGT II
13th91Ross DurantAlfa Romeo Giulietta SZDurant/Swanson682ndGT1.37thGT II
14th82Charlie KolbPorsche 356B CarreraJohn Norwood663rdGT1.68thGT II
15th22Roberts / CannonFerrari 250 GTONorth American Racing Team653rdGT3.07thGT III
16th48Story / HeppenstallLotus EliteBill Storey643rdGT1.39thGT II
17th52Tony ManninoTriumph TR3Cannon Auto621stGT2.58thGT III
18th43Dana KelderTriumph TR3Cannon Auto622ndGT2.59thGT III
19th33John E. HillMGA Twin-CamJohn E. Hill624thGT1.610thGT II
20th59George CorneliusTriumph TR3Cannon Auto593rdGT2.510thGT III
21st26David PiperFerrari 250 GTODavid Piper58GT3.011thGT III
22nd19Tony DenmanChevrolet CorvetteTony Denman572ndGT+5.012thGT III
23rd97Skip HudsonShelby Cobra 260 Mk IShelby American542ndGT5.013thGT III
24th46Mike KurkjianPorsche 356B CarreraChuck Cassel525thGT1.611thGT II
25th83Paul RichardsAlfa Romeo Giulietta SZJohn Norwood50GT1.312thGT II
26th62Charlie MathisAlfa Romeo Giulietta SVJesse Emerson38GT1.313thGT II

Disqualified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
31HansgenJaguar E-typeB. S. Cunningham75Push startGT4.0GT III

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
71Mauro BianchiAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth49DNFGT1.3GT II
98Dan GurneyAC Cobra 260 Mk IShelby American48IgnitionGT5.0GT III
63Jere MosimanTVR GranturaRussell Beazell46EngineGT2.0GT II
10Don YenkoChevrolet CorvetteGrady Davis44DNFGT+5.0GT III
4Bill KrauseChevrolet Corvette Sting RayMickey Thompson41EngineGT+5.0GT III
17Bob JohnsonChevrolet CorvetteNickey Chevrolet41DNFGT+5.0GT III
1Ed CantrellChevrolet CorvetteEd Cantrell32DNFGT+5.0GT III
6Jef StevensChevrolet CorvetteDixie Motor28DNFGT+5.0GT III
7Jerry GrantChevrolet CorvetteAlan Green26DNFGT+5.0GT III
3Doug HooperChevrolet Corvette Sting RayMickey Thompson14DNFGT+5.0GT III
9Ralph SalyerChevrolet CorvetteRalph Salyer6DNFGT+5.0GT III
25Innes IrelandFerrari 250 GTORosebud Racing Team4AccidentGT3.0GT III
50Paul GoldsmithPontiac TempestRay Nichels3Fuel pumpGT+5.0GT III
41Bob BrownChevrolet CorvetteRobert Ryan Brown2DNFGT+5.0GT III
42Tom KneeboneAC Ace BristolTom Kneebone1SpinGT2.0GT II

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
8Dick LangChevrolet CorvetteDick LangGT+5.0GT III
12Delmo JohnsonChevrolet CorvetteDelmo JohnsonGT+5.0GT III
35Don EvansChevrolet CorvetteBill EveGT+5.0GT III

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
3TBill KrauseChevrolet CorvetteMickey ThompsonGT+5.0GT III
4TDoug HooperChevrolet CorvetteMickey ThompsonGT+5.0GT III

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
23Bob GrossmanFerrari 250 GTOMike GamminoGT3.0GT III
28Rodger WardFerrari 250 GTONorth American Racing TeamGT3.0GT III
45Bruce JenningsPorsche 356B CarreraBruce JenningsGT1.6GT II
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