Event: The Florida International Twelve Hour Grand Prix of EnduranceDate: 13.3.1955
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Div.
1st19Hawthorn / WaltersJaguar D-typeB. S. Cunningham1821523.083 kms127.6211stS5.0
2nd25Hill / ShelbyFerrari 750 Monza SpyderAllen Guiberson1821stS3.0
3rd35Spear / JohnstonMaserati 300SWilliam C. Spear1802ndS3.0
4th36Valenzano / PerdisaMaserati 300SMaserati Co. & B. S. Cunningham1783rdS3.0
5th28Taruffi / SchellFerrari 750 MonzaLuigi Chinetti1774thS3.0
6th44Moss / MacklinAustin-Healey 100SDonald Healey Motor Co.1765thS3.0Production 9
7th64Lloyd / HuntoonOsca MT4 1450B. S. Cunningham1681stS1.5
8th68von Hanstein / LingePorsche 550 SpyderPorsche Co. & B. S. Cunningham1662ndS1.5
9th63Braniff / VelasquezOsca MT4 1500Carlos Braniff Cornejo1663rdS1.5Production 6
10th15Wallace / ThompsonJaguar XK140 MCJack Pry1632ndS5.0Production 9
11th61Davis / PoolePorsche 550 SpyderRobert H. Davis1634thS1.5
12th14Boss / KaplanJaguar C-typeJacob Kaplan1623rdS5.0Production 9
13th5CrawfordKurtis Kraft LincolnRay Crawford1611stS8.0
14th70Crawford / UrbasPorsche 550 SpyderEd W. Crawford1615thS1.5
15th45Brewster / RutanAustin-Healey 100SWm. Brewster1606thS3.0Production 9
16th40Cook / LansingAustin-Healey 100SHobart A. H. Cook1567thS3.0Production 9
17th12Wing / KatskeeJaguar C-typeLoyal Katskee1564thS5.0Production 9
18th60Panks / EricksonArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt1541stS2.0Production 7
19th4Murphy / HanksKurtis Kraft BuickB. Murphy1532ndS8.0
20th17Wyllie / CracraftJaguar XK140Dr. M. R. J. Wyllie1525thS5.0Production 9
21st31?Woodnorth / MakinsMercedes-Benz 300 SLRees T. Makins & Herman Rutson1528thS3.0Production 9
22nd38Giubardo / WolfAustin-Healey 100MJoseph Guibardo1529thS3.0
23rd81O'Shea / KosterPorsche 550 SpyderHoffmann Porsche Corp.1521stS1.1
24th39Wonder / Wellenberg, Jr.Austin-Healey 100MWm. Wellenberg, Jr.15110thS3.0
25th59Arnolt / GoldichArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt1512ndS2.0Production 7
26th18Rice / GrossmanJaguar XK140 MCDr. Dolph Vilardi1496thS5.0Production 9
27th55Rothschild / KunzMorgan Plus 4 TriumphM. G. Rothschild1493rdS2.0Production 7
28th48Feld / BallengerExcalibur J WyllisBrooks Stevens14811thS3.0
29th58Dreyfus / GrierArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt1484thS2.0Production 7
30th52Weitz / MacKenzieMorgan Plus 4 TriumphJohn Weitz1455thS2.0Production 7
31st84Penn / WierdonSiata 300BC FiatJohn S. Penn1452ndS1.1
32nd43Fergusson / KeithAustin-Healey 100SJas. F. Fergusson14312thS3.0Production 9
33rd57Norwood / VitaleArnolt Bolide BristolJohn H. Norwood1416thS2.0Production 7
34th69Atkins / McKennaPorsche 356 1500 Super LMGuy Atkins1416thS1.5
35th32Flynn / MunozMercedes-Benz 300 SLChester J. Flynn13913thS3.0Production 9
36th75Brundage / Fowler / DuPreePorsche 356 1300 CoupeH. L. Brundage1397thS1.5Production 5
37th9Scherer / DavisFord ThunderbirdFred G. Scherer1387thS5.0Production 10
38th76Ash / BlackMG TFDavid Ash1378thS1.5Production 5
39th77Ryan / KinneMG TFJohn E. Ryan1359thS1.5Production 5
40th8Van Beuren / TowleVan Beuren Special ChryslerFred T. VanBeuren1318thS5.0
41st42Cooper / Jackson-MooreAustin-Healey 100SJack Cooper13114thS3.0Production 9
42nd67Hunt / HannaPorsche 550 SpyderHoward Hanna13010thS1.5
43rd50Palmer-Morewood / Derujinsky / GregoryFerrari 500 MondialEcurie Yankee1247thS2.0
44th88Miller / AttawayRenault 1063Int. Auto Sales Co.1241stS750
45th3Gray / CeresoleAllard J2X Le Mans ChryslerWalter Gray104S8.0
46th16Dagavar / GarzJaguar XK120Fred Dagavar73S5.0Production 9

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
54Friedmann / BrockenMaserati A6GCST. A. Friedmann129GearboxS2.0
87Pons / Manzon / HébertRenault 1063Regie Renault Co.121EngineS750
72Christianson / McKnoughtPorsche 550 SpyderNorman Christianson119BrakesS1.5
82Conley / ThorpeSiata 300BC FiatAustin L. Conley112UnknownS1.1
51Mott / SkogmoTriumph TR2John F. Ellwood111Head gasketS2.0Production 7
78Scott / SamuelsonLotus Mark IX ClimaxBobbie Burns & Norman J. Scott, Jr,109AccidentS1.1
24McAfee / WheelerFerrari 750 MonzaWm. H. Doheny99UnknownS3.0
100Pauley / MichaelsSiata 208CS BalboJames E. Pauley96TransmissionS2.0
29Edwards / DaighFerrari 750 MonzaManfredo Lippmann88EngineS3.0
73Linton / StetsonOsca MT4 1450Speedcraft Enterprises83UnknownS1.5
83Irish / HaskellBandini FiatIsabelle Haskell67EngineS1.1
71Toland / HoffsteinDenzel 1300 Super VolkswagenRichard H. R. Toland61UnknownS1.5
41Milliken / SmalleyAustin-Healey 100Bill Milliken, Jr.60EngineS3.0Production 9
74Hansgen / EagerOsca MT4 1350George E. Tilp58Rear axleS1.5
37Cunningham / BennettCunningham C6-R OffenhauserB. S. Cunningham54GearboxS3.0
26de Portago / MaglioliFerrari 750 MonzaMarquis de Portago53GearboxS3.0
47Ullrich / GaryExcalibur J WillysBrooks Stevens50EngineS3.0
46Ehrman / AllenAustin-Healey 100SFred F. Allen47Oil leakS3.0Production 9
49Oakes / OakesAustin-Healey 100MSir Sydney Oakes44AccidentS3.0Production 9
89MacArthur / GougelmanBandini Outboard MercurySandy MacArthur34EngineS750
66Stewart / BoyntonOsca MT4 1500Philip B. Stewart33Accident damageS1.5Production 6
65Chapman / BellOsca MT4 1500Harry A. Chapman18UnknownS1.5Production 6
7Kimberly / LunkenFerrari 375 PlusJames Kimberly18Rear axleS5.0
33Pola / CroquerMercedes-Benz 300 SLPancho P. Croquer17Out of fuelS3.0Production 9
53Rubirosa / NidayFerrari 500 MondialPorfirio Rubirosa14AccidentS2.0
2Rosenberger / CowdinNash-Healey Le MansA. Rosenberger14GearboxS8.0
85Hannaway / OsborneKieft Sport FiatDr. Raymond Osborne10EngineS1.1
11McAfee / DrakeFerrari 375 MMTony Parravano5Fuel fireS5.0
1Ensley / RathmannKurtis Kraft 500 CadillacJack Ensley3EngineS8.0
27Said / GregoryFerrari 750 MonzaEcurie Yankee3Collision with ambulanceS3.0
86Rédélé / PonsRenault 1063Regie Renault Co.2AccidentS750
10Shakespeare / LippmannFerrari 375 MMJ. W. Shakespeare0ElectricsS5.0
79Miller / RabeLotus Mark IX ClimaxFrank Miller150DQ: pushed across the finish lineS1.1
80Bentley / McGeeAbarth 207A BoanoJohn Bentley138DQ: refuelling on trackS1.1

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
12AMorales / MunozFerrari 340 AmericaChester J. FlynnAccident in practiceS5.0
21PArt BunkerPorsche 550 SpyderArt BunkerS1.5
29TEdwards / FlynnFerrari 250 MonzaManfredo LippmannEngineS3.0
41AMcPherson / Fergus / WattsAustin-Healey 100SRobt. H. FergusAccident in practiceS3.0Production 9
62Crawford / UrbasPorsche 550 SpyderEd W. CrawfordS1.5
Jaguar XK120 CoupeJohn Barnes MullReserveS5.0Production 9

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
6Forno / BucherJaguar XK140 MCVictor V. FornoReserveS5.0Production 9
Stiles / ByronAustin-Healey 100Ship & Shore MotorsStarted illegally => flagged offS3.0Production 9
Bulck / BulckAustin-Healey 100Emil BulckStarted illegally => flagged offS3.0Production 9
Dantone / SeebergAustin-Healey 100Billy J. DantoneStarted illegally => flagged offS3.0Production 9
Losee / KinchloeVeritas Comet RSCmdr. Fred L. LoseeStarted illegally => flagged offS2.0
Makins / Bott / SchefferOsca MT4Hector SchefferReserveS1.5
Carson / HastingsDoretti Swallow TriumphHoward HannaStarted illegally => flagged offS2.0Production 7
Smith / SheppardLotus Mark IX ClimaxJoe SheppardStarted illegally => flagged offS1.1
Wessells / duPontOsca MT4Henry W. WessellsReserveS1.5
Browne, Jr. / Wilson / EvansPorsche 356 CoupeC. Pitt Browne, Jr.ReserveS1.5Production 6
Deshon / QuackenbushBandini - CrosleyRalph DeshonReserveS750
Brecht / LindenmeierCrosley HotshotCharles BrechtReserveS750
Carveth / BlackburnAllard J2X CadillacRod CarvethReserveS8.0
Dressel / WoodburyNash-Healey Series 25Jos. H. DresselReserveS5.0
Christie / Trotter / ParringtonAustin-Healey 100C. Walter ChristieReserveS3.0Production 9

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Div.
TS. H. ArnoltArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. ArnoltS2.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
23John von NeumannFerrari 750 MonzaJohnny von NeumannS3.0
30Scheffer / LilleyMercedes-Benz 300 SLHector SchefferS3.0
34Mercedes-Benz 300 SLMercedes-Benz DistributorsS3.0
50Pompeo / Blackwood / Palmer-MorewoodAlfa Romeo 1900Antonio PompeoS2.0Production 7
70Gleb DerujinskyPorsche 356 SuperGleb DerujinskyS1.5Production 6
Mantovani / MussoMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri MaseratiS3.0
John FitchMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri MaseratiS3.0
Publicker / KousarFerrari 250 MMRobt. PublickerS3.0
Ahr / KlinckTriumph TR2Kenneth AhrReserve entryS2.0Production 7
Tappan / MagenheimerFerrari 500 MondialRobert E. TappanS2.0
Smith / SheppardTriumph TR2Joe SheppardS2.0Production 7
Black / YatesMercedes-Benz 300 SLJack Pry Ltd.S3.0Production 9
Quackenbush / BirdJaguar XK120J. H. Bird & J. T. QuackenbushReserve entryS5.0Production 9
Richard PerrinJaguar XK120Richard A. PerrinReserve entryS5.0Production 9
Jaguar C-typeFrank MillerReserve entryS5.0Production 9
Beck / HoffsteinFord AngliaHarry R. Beck, Jr.Reserve entryS1.1
FerrariJim KimberlyReserve entryS5.0
Vihl / Parrington / MichaelsBandini - MaseratiBernhard VihlReserve entryS1.1
Erwin GoldschmidtFerrari 375 MM VignaleErwin GoldschmidtS5.0
Patton / GrahamPorsche 356Normand K. Patton, Jr.Reserve entryS1.5
Al GarzJaguar XK120Fred DagavarReserve entryS5.0
Lust / QuigleyMG TDBernard LustReserve entryS1.5
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