Event: Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance powered by Amoco SebringDate: 24.3.1956
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Div.
1st17Fangio / CastellottiFerrari 860 MonzaScuderia Ferrari1941623.506 kms135.1951stS5.0-
2nd18Musso / SchellFerrari 860 MonzaScuderia Ferrari192133.8972ndS5.0-
3rd14Sweikert / EnsleyJaguar D-typeJack Ensley188131.0263rdS5.0FIA Class 9
4th27Salvadori / ShelbyAston Martin DB3SDavid Brown & Sons, Ltd.187130.3701stS3.0-
5th24Behra / Taruffi / PerdisaMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri Maserati S.p.a.186129.7132ndS3.0-
6th41Herrmann / von TripsPorsche 550 SpyderPorsche K.G.182126.9231stS1.5FIA Class 6
7th43McAfee / LovelyPorsche 550 SpyderJohn Edgar Enterprises179124.8302ndS1.5FIA Class 6
8th16Gomez-Mena / GonzalezJaguar D-typeAlfonso Mena176122.7384thS5.0FIA Class 9
9th1Fitch / HansgenChevrolet Corvette SpecialRaceway Enterprises176122.7381stS8.0-
10th33Rubirosa / PauleyFerrari 500 Mondial IIPorfirio Rubirosa172119.9491stS2.0-
11th31Stiles / HuntoonAustin-Healey 100SShip & Shores Motors168117.1603rdS3.0FIA Class 9
12th11Cunningham / BennettJaguar D-typeB. S. Cunningham168117.1605thS5.0-
13th39Ballenger / StewartArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt158110.1852ndS2.0FIA Class 7
14th66Marshall / Brundage / von HansteinPorsche 550Porsche KG158110.1853rdS1.5
15th6Goldman / CrawfordChevrolet CorvetteRaceway Enterprises157109.4896thS5.0FIA Class 10
16th58Armagnac / MercaderD.B. HBR5 PanhardAutomobiles D. B.155108.0931stS750-
17th40Peterson / BoyntonArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt154107.3963rdS2.0FIA Class 7
18th37Dressel / WoodburyAC AceJ. H. Dressel154107.3964thS2.0FIA Class 7
19th50Kinchloe / SpitlerMGAHambro Automotive Company151105.3044thS1.5FIA Class 6
20th49Ash / Ehrman / van DrielMGAHambro Automotive Company151105.3045thS1.5FIA Class 6
21st55Cracraft / ByronCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Co.147102.5151stS1.1-
22nd51Allen / BlackmanMGAHambro Automotive Company13996.9366thS1.5FIA Class 6
23rd3Davis / GatzChevrolet CorvetteCarl Beuhler III13694.8437thS5.0
24th54Wyllie / WyllieLotus Mark IX ClimaxDr. M. R. J. Wyllie9969.0412ndS1.1-

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
28Parnell / BrooksAston Martin DB3SDavid Brown & Sons, Ltd.169EngineS3.0-
8Hawthorn / TitteringtonJaguar D-typeJaguar of New York Distributors Inc.162BrakesS5.0-
19Kimberly / de PortagoFerrari 857 SScuderia Ferrari137ValveS5.0-
67Jack RyanArnolt Bolide BristolJohn Ryan133Out of fuelS2.0
22Flynn / ReedMercedes-Benz 300 SLChester Flynn126CamshaftS3.0FIA Class 9
10Spear / JohnstonJaguar D-typeJaguar of New York Distributors Inc.127ValveS5.0-
12Kaplan / BossJaguar D-typeJake Kaplan120BrakesS5.0FIA Class 9
56Hugus / BentleyCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Car Co.117Flat batteryS1.1-
29Macklin / Scott-BrownAustin-Healey 100SDonald Healey Motor Co. Ltd.110StarterS3.0FIA Class 9
42Crawford / Linge / von HansteinPorsche 550Porsche K.G.108WheelS1.5FIA Class 6
30Jackson-Moore / Forbes-RobinsonAustin-Healey 100SDonald Healey Motor Co. Ltd.90EngineS3.0FIA Class 9
35Rothschild / HuntMorgan Plus 4 TriumphMorgan Motors87SteeringS2.0FIA Class 7
32Greenspun / KesslerFerrari 250 MMWilliam Greenspun82EngineS3.0
47Burns / ScottMaserati 150SAllen Guiberson77GearboxS1.5-
38Arnolt / GoldichArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt77Accident, steeringS2.0FIA Class 7
15Brero / WeissJaguar D-typeA. A. Brown68ClutchS5.0FIA Class 9
9Hamilton / BuebJaguar D-typeJaguar of New York Distributors Inc.63BrakesS5.0-
20Hill / GregoryFerrari 857 SGeorge Tilp61BearingsS5.0-
26Moss / CollinsAston Martin DB3SDavid Brown & Sons, Ltd.51GearboxS3.0-
63Miller / FennerLotus Eleven ClimaxRalph Miller49Oil systemS1.1
2Ruttman / HivelyFerrari 375 PlusHoward Hively48TransmissionS5.0-
25Perdisa / MenditéguyMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri Maserati S.p.a.39AccidentS3.0-
62Katskee / WingJaguar D-typeLoyal Katskee39AccidentS5.0FIA Class 9
64Brewster / RutanAustin-Healey 100SWilliam Brewster39ClutchS3.0
59Laureau / UllrichD.B. HBR PanhardBrooks Stevens36ClutchS750-
52Attaway / ParkinsonCooper T39 ClimaxRobert Brown26ValveS1.1
60Kite / CrouzetD.B. HBR PanhardHarry Kite25AccidentS750-
7Erickson / HassanChevrolet CorvetteErnie Erickson22PistonS5.0FIA Class 10
48de Tomaso / HaskellMaserati 150SAlessandro de Tomaso15Gearshift linkageS1.5-
46Lloyd / BrockenMaserati 150SWilliam B. Lloyd13GearboxS1.5-
57Marcotulli / MunozOsca MT4 1100Touring y Automovil Club de Venezuela11DifferentialS1.1-
61Lucas / NorwoodD.B. HBR RenaultEcurie Lafayette8GearboxS750-
34Pola / MuroFerrari 500 MondialTouring y Automovil Club de Venezuela8AccidentS2.0-
5Duncan / EagerChevrolet CorvetteRaceway Enterprises3Rear wheelS5.0FIA Class 10
53Smith / SheppardLotus Mark IX ClimaxJoe Sheppard60DQ: illegal repairS1.1FIA Class 5

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
3AKimberly / LunkenFerrari 121 LMJames KimberlyTransmissionS5.0-
21O'Shea / ThompsonMercedes-Benz 300 SLGeorge TilpOil leakS3.0FIA Class 9
23Wallace / BlackMercedes-Benz 300 SLJack PryEngineS3.0FIA Class 9
36Weitz / BosMorgan Plus 4Morgan MotorsAccident in practiceS2.0FIA Class 7
44Makins / BottOsca MT4Automobili Osca S.p.a.WithdrawnS1.5-
45Chapman / BastrupLotus Eleven ClimaxLotus Engineering Co.Accident in practiceS2.0-
Dagavar / GarzJaguar XK140Lillian SandsS5.0

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Div.
TDick ThompsonMercedes-Benz 300 SLGeorge TilpS3.0
TPaul O'SheaMercedes-Benz 300 SLGeorge TilpOil leakS3.0
TCunningham / HawthornCunningham C6-R JaguarBriggs CunninghamEngineS5.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
1Ray CrawfordKurtis 500K LincolnRay CrawfordS8.0
32Derujinsky / Helburn / Palmer-Morewood / ChinettiFerrari 500 TRLuigi ChinettiS2.0-
52Maglioli / SanesiAlfa Romeo GiuliettaCharles NebelS1.5-
Behra / PetruzziMaserati 350SOfficine Alfieri MaseratiS5.0
Derujinsky / Palmer-MorewoodFerrariLuigi ChinettiS3.0
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