Event: 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco TrophyDate: 21.3.1959
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st7Gurney / Daigh / Hill / GendebienFerrari 250 TR 59 Fantuzzi SpyderScuderia Ferrari1881573.295 kms130.6481stS3.0
2nd9Behra / AllisonFerrari 250 TR 59Scuderia Ferrari1872ndS3.0
3rd31von Trips / BonnierPorsche 718 RSKPorsche Auto Co.1841stS2.0
4th34Holbert / SesslarPorsche 718 RSKCyrus L. Fulton1821stS1.5
5th32Fitch / BarthPorsche 718 RSKPorsche Auto Co.1812ndS1.5
6th12Martin / ReventlowFerrari 250 TR 58E. D. Martin1743rdS3.0
7th14Lunken / Pabst / AndreyFerrari 250 TR 58James Johnston1744thS3.0
8th35McAfee / MilesPorsche 718 RSKPrecision Motors1733rdS1.5
9th70Hively / GintherFerrari 250 GT California SpyderScuderia Ferrari1711stGT3.51stGrand Touring
10th37Erickson / HugusPorsche 718 RSKChester J. Flynn1704thS1.5
11th33von Hanstein / de BeaufortPorsche 356A Carrera GTPorsche Auto Co.1641stGT1.62ndGrand Touring
12th3Hansgen / ThompsonLister - JaguarB. S. Cunningham1645thS3.0
13th19TCasner / Hunt / CollinsFerrari 500 TRC/58North American Racing Team1642ndS2.0
14th25Burns / Jackson-Moore / CookAC Ace BristolA.C. Cars, Ltd.1641stGT2.03rdGrand Touring
15th4Cunningham / Underwood / Boss / MossLister - JaguarB. S. Cunningham1646thS3.0
16th44Kaplan / RainvilleAlfa Romeo Giulietta Spider VeloceJake Kaplan1621stGT1.34thGrand Touring
17th59Laureau / ArmagnacD.B. HBR4 PanhardDeutsch & Bonnet1621stS750
18th60de Tomaso / McCluggage / Haskell / RodriguezOsca S750Alejandro de Tomaso1612ndS750
19th48Baptista / Wallace / TweedaleElva Mk IV ClimaxElva Engineering Co.1601stS1.1
20th15Gomez-Mena / MontalvoFerrari 250 GT LWBAuto Sport Club, Havana1602ndGT3.55thGrand Touring
21st45Lovely / Chamberlain / WeissLotus EliteTeam Lotus1602ndGT1.36thGrand Touring
22nd24Means / Kurtz / WeesAC Ace BristolA.C. Cars, Ltd.1592ndGT2.07thGrand Touring
23rd49Martin / Jordan / DietrichElva Mk IV ClimaxElva Engineering Co.1582ndS1.1
24th23TRix / RahalAC Ace BristolA.C. Cars, Ltd.1583rdGT2.08thGrand Touring
25th26Goldman / Arnolt / DurbinArnolt Bolide BristolS. H. Arnolt1554thGT2.09thGrand Touring
26th22Rothschild / McNeillMorgan Plus 4Fergus Motors (Morgan M.)1555thGT2.010thGrand Touring
27th28Saidel / EhrmanMGA Twin CamHambro Auto Corp.1552ndGT1.611thGrand Touring
28th64Rutan / Cuomo / RichardsFiat-Abarth 750 Record MonzaRoosevelt Auto Co. Inc.1521stGT75012thGrand Touring
29th62Cussini / CattiniFiat-Abarth 750 Record MonzaRoosevelt Auto Co. Inc.1502ndGT75013thGrand Touring
30th65Kuhn / JeffordsFiat-Abarth 750 Record MonzaGeorge F. Schrafft1493rdGT75014thGrand Touring
31st54Stiles / SutherlandAustin-Healey Sebring SpriteHambro Auto Corp.1491stGT1.015thGrand Touring
32nd63Poltonieri / ThieleFiat-Abarth 750 Record MonzaRoosevelt Auto Co. Inc.1474thGT75016thGrand Touring
33rd40Moran / RandLotus Eleven Le Mans ClimaxCharles Moran, Jr.1455thS1.5
34th29Dalton / ParkinsonMGA Twin CamHambro Auto Corp.1453rdGT1.617thGrand Touring
35th51Blanchard / CallananLancia Appia ZagatoHarry C. Blanchard1443rdGT1.318thGrand Touring
36th53Leavens / KunzAustin-Healey Sebring SpriteHambro Auto Corp.1422ndGT1.019thGrand Touring
37th58Perrier / WoodD.B. HBR4 PanhardDeutsch & Bonnet1413rdS750
38th55Hayes / Christy / ColgateAustin-Healey Sebring SpriteHambro Auto Corp.1413rdGT1.020thGrand Touring
39th43Pfaff / Comito / Kramarsky / O'BrienAlfa Romeo Giulietta Spider VeloceLouis Comito1404thGT1.321stGrand Touring
40th52Baumberger / Rohlfs / CronkiteLancia Appia ZagatoCharles Kreisler1405thGT1.322ndGrand Touring
41st18Hall / SharpMaserati 250SCarroll Shelby Sports Cars1383rdS2.0
42nd42Rubin / Grossman / ComitoAlfa Romeo Giulietta SVRobert Grossman1346thGT1.323rdGrand Touring
43rd80Lieb / DroletTurner 950 Sports ClimaxTurner Sports Cars, Ltd.1284thGT1.024thGrand Touring
44th47Fleming / Schade / DagerLotus Eleven ClimaxTeam Lotus1233rdS1.1
45th30Pickering / Flaherty / DeckerMGA Twin CamHambro Auto Corp.1214thGT1.625thGrand Touring
46th16Reed / O'Dell / ArentsFerrari 250 GT LWBRRR Enterprises1103rdGT3.526thGrand Touring
47th56Rodriguez / BottOsca S950Automobile OSCA1064thS1.1
48th20Samm / Bentley / MooreTriumph TR3Standard Triumph Motor Co.986thGT2.027thGrand Touring

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
10Carveth / GeitnerFerrari 250 TRNorth American Racing Team130CollisionS3.0
21Kolb / Moore / HobbsTriumph TR3Standard Triumph Motor Co.128ValveGT2.0Grand Touring
27Entwistle / HannaLotus 15 ClimaxAutosport, Ltd.126ElectricsS2.0
38Haas / Campbell / MiddletonOsca S1500Automobile OSCA115Wet ignitionS1.5
66Roloson / MacArthurStanguellini Sport Bialbero 750Sandy MacArthur97AccidentS750
57Hanna / TolandD.B. HBR5 PanhardDeutsch & Bonnet82EngineGT1.0Grand Touring
61Markelson / MakinsOsca 187SAutomobile OSCA82ElectricsS750
8Gendebien / HillFerrari 250 TR 59Scuderia Ferrari77DifferentialS3.0
11Rodriguez / O'SheaFerrari 250 TR 58Mexican National Auto Club66EngineS3.0
46Chamberlain / WeissLotus Elite ClimaxTeam Lotus65EngineGT1.3Grand Touring
36Mières / von Döry / von DöryPorsche 718 RSKCount von Dory34CamshaftS1.5
50Wyllie / Lange / WyllieElva Mk IV ClimaxM. R. J. Wyllie34SuspensionS1.1
1Salvadori / ShelbyAston Martin DBR1/300David Brown-Aston Martin32Gear leverS3.0
41Van Beuren / Velasquez / MercaderAlfa Romeo Giulietta SVFred T. van Beuren31AccidentGT1.3Grand Touring
39Lucas / MalleCooper Monaco T49 ClimaxLos Amigos20Oil lossS1.5
17Forlong / Sheppard / SchiffAston Martin DB2/4Joe Sheppard-David Schiff11PistonGT3.5Grand Touring
2Bueb / MossLister - JaguarThe Lister Corp.98DQ: illegal refuellingS3.0

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
5Lawrence / Cook / DurbinMaserati 300SRallye MotorsFatal accidentS3.0
19Casner / HuntFerrari 250 TRNorth American Racing TeamS3.0
72Art BunkerPorsche 718 RSKArt Bunker MotorsReserveS1.5
73Cunningham / UnderwoodPorsche 718 RSKB. S. CunninghamReserveS1.5
75Durant / PeckAlfa Romeo Giulietta SVRoss Durant, Jr.ReserveGT1.3Grand Touring
78Oakes / Oakes / BethellAustin-Healey Sebring SpriteBahamas Auto ClubReserveGT1.0Grand Touring
82John FulpFerrari 250 TRJohn FulpS3.0

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
23Rix / Rahal / AventAC Ace BristolA.C. Cars, Ltd.Road accidentGT2.0Grand Touring

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
71Arnolt Bolide BristolS. H. ArnoltReserveGT2.0Grand Touring
74Cuevas / MartinPorsche 356 Carrera GTQuiver MotorsReserveGT1.6Grand Touring
76Ripley / Milliken / WilderLotus Eleven ClimaxJay ChamberlainReserveS1.1
77Patterson / KammerElva Mk IV ClimaxAlan PattersonReserveS1.1
81Love / ConklinAC Ace BristolWilliam LoveReserveGT2.0Grand Touring
83Davis / AbryLancia Appia ZagatoChas. L. Abry IVReserveGT1.3Grand Touring
TJohn ColgateAustin-Healey SpriteHambro Auto Corp.GT1.0Grand Touring
TSherman DeckerMGAHambro Auto Corp.GT1.6Grand Touring
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