Event: 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Alitalia CupDate: 23.3.1963
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Racing Club of Florida

Sebring 12 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.
1st30Surtees / ScarfiottiFerrari 250 PS.E.F.A.C. Ferrari2091749.035 kms145.4981stP3.0
2nd31Mairesse / Vaccarella / BandiniFerrari 250 PS.E.F.A.C. Ferrari2081740.666 kms2ndP3.0
3rd18Rodriguez / HillFerrari 330 TRI/LMN. A. R. T.2071732.298 kms1stP+3.0
4th24Penske / PabstFerrari 250 GTOMecom Racing Team2031698.823 kms1stGT3.0
5th26Abate / BordeuFerrari 250 GTOScuderia Centro Sud1961640.243 kms2ndGT3.0
6th25Ginther / IrelandFerrari 250 GTORosebud Racing Team1963rdGT3.0
7th23Leslie / MorrillJaguar E-type LightweightKjell Qvalle1951stGT4.0
8th20McLaren / HansgenJaguar E-type LightweightBriggs S. Cunningham1942ndGT4.0
9th44Wester / HolbertPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLPorsche System Engineering1931stGT2.0
10th43Barth / LingePorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLPorsche System Engineering1932ndGT2.0
11th12Miles / Hill / SpencerShelby CobraEd Hugus1921stGT+4.0
12th33Olthoff / BucknumAustin-Healey 3000Donald Healey Motor Co.1873rdP3.0
13th28Bonnier / CannonFerrari 250 GTON. A. R. T.1864thGT3.0
14th29Cantrell / PiperFerrari 250 GTODavid Piper1865thGT3.0
15th58Cassel / SesslarPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLPorsche Car Imports1851stGT1.6
16th3Johnson / MorganChevrolet Corvette Sting RayJohnson Chevrolet Co.1822ndGT+4.0
17th6Stevens / AllenChevrolet Corvette Sting RayDixie Motor Co.1813rdGT+4.0
18th32Hayes / ThiemFerrari 250 GTON. A. R. T.1796thGT3.0
19th21Kimberly / RichardsJaguar E-typeBriggs S. Cunningham1773rdGT4.0
20th46Merino / RosalesPorsche 356A Carrera GTPuerto Rico Racing Team1762ndGT1.6
21st61Spychiger / PiletteAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth Corse1731stGT1.3
22nd36Bolton / RothschildTriumph TR4Standard-Triumph Motor Co.1721stGT2.5
23rd49Riley / ConeVolvo P1800Art Riley1703rdGT2.0
24th38Gates / Diehl / ColeTriumph TR4Standard-Triumph Motor Co.1682ndGT2.5
25th2Lowther / Black / Wyllie / Yenko / ThompsonChevrolet Corvette Sting RayI. Grady Davis167Engine4thGT+4.0
26th34Hopkirk / MorleyAustin-Healey 3000Donald Healey Motor Co.1664thP3.0
27th40Wilson / Salyer / HallTriumph TRSKeymo Motors1655thP3.0
28th42McNeill / Claren / RogersMorgan Plus 4Morgan Motor Co.1643rdGT2.5
29th15Gurney / HillShelby CobraShelby American, Inc.1635thGT+4.0
30th59Swanson / Durant / RichardsonAlfa Romeo Giulietta SZSwanson-Durant1632ndGT1.3
31st54Jordan / TitusSunbeam AlpineSports Car Graphic1623rdGT1.6
32nd69Colgate / BakerAustin-Healey Sebring SpriteDonald Healey Motor Co.161Engine6thP3.0
33rd63Namerow / Lerch / AtwellAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoCanada Track & Traffic Magazine1603rdGT1.3
34th27Heuer / FulpFerrari Dino 268 SPN. A. R. T.160Suspension7thP3.0
35th37Tullius / Kellner / SpencerTriumph TR4Standard-Triumph Motor Co.1584thGT2.5
36th55Theodoli / KneelandSunbeam AlpineFilippo Theodoli1554thGT1.6
37th39George WaltmanTriumph TR4Genser Forman Distributors1545thGT2.5
38th67TBentley / GordonLotus EliteDuchess Auto Co.1514thGT1.3
39th66Lilley / GrahamLotus EliteLeon Lilley1495thGT1.3
40th57Fleming / Baumann / HeppenstallOsca 1600 GTN. A. R. T.1395thGT1.6
41st11Maggiacomo / JoppShelby CobraHolman & Moody117GT+4.0
42nd7Grant / CampbellChevrolet Corvette Sting RayAlan Green46GT+4.0

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
4Kumnick / SalyerChevrolet Corvette Sting RayRalph Salyer120EngineGT+4.0
22Cunningham / FitchJaguar E-typeBriggs S. Cunningham112ClutchGT4.0
50Hessert / Swartz, Jr.Sabra Sports FordAutocars Co. Ltd.90Drive shaftGT2.0
5Foyt / HurtubiseChevrolet Corvette Sting RayNickey Chevrolet Co.84EngineGT+4.0
60Herrmann / BianchiAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth Corse83EngineGT1.3
19Parkes / BandiniFerrari 330 LMBS.E.F.A.C. Ferrari72Split fuel tank after spinP+3.0
68Browne / ClarkAustin Mini-CooperFrederick Royston71Crankshaft pulleyP3.0
45Coleman / KolbPorsche 356BBrumos Porsche Car Corp.67GearboxGT2.0
64Grossman / CuomoAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth Corse62EngineGT1.3
16MilesAC CobraShelby American, Inc.56Steering armGT+4.0
10Donner / Hissom / SharpChaparral 1 ChevroletChaparral Cars56DifferentialP+3.0
14MacDonald / RobertsShelby CobraShelby American, Inc.52DifferentialGT+4.0
41Rogers / HolquistMorgan Plus 4Morgan Motor Co.45Head gasketGT2.5
47Parkinson / FlahertyMGBEcurie Safety Fast.45BearingsGT2.0
62Frescobaldi / BiscaldiAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarth Corse41EngineGT1.3
56Besancon / PublickerOsca 1600 GTRobert Publicker41DifferentialGT1.6
71Hanna / TolandRené Bonnet Djet RenaultHoward Hanna35Head gasketP3.0
48McCluggage / CarlisleMGBEcurie Safety Fast.32BearingsGT2.0
17Reed / KarasShelby CobraGeorge Reed, Jr.22IgnitionGT+4.0
9Hall / SharpChaparral 1 ChevroletChaparral Cars15EngineP+3.0
1Thompson / YenkoChevrolet Corvette Sting RayI. Grady Davis14GearboxGT+4.0
51Donohue / SegermanTVR GranturaRM Imports (TVR Cars)7EngineGT2.0
53McClure / SemkoTVR GranturaRM Imports (TVR Cars)7EngineGT2.0

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
52Warren / McClure / Semko / MosimanTVR GranturaRM Imports (TVR Cars)Reserve entryGT2.0

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.
40TCharlie KolbTriumph TR4 ConreroKeymo MotorsSpare, originally entered carP3.0
67Bentley / GordonLotus EliteDuchess Auto Co.Accident in practiceGT1.3
TOlthoff / Bucknum / Hopkirk / MorleyAustin-Healey 3000Donald Healey Motor Co.P3.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
8Heuer / HoughtonPontiac TempestMeisterbau RacingReserve entryP+3.0
35Arutunoff / Pryor / Salyer / HarrisonLancia Flaminia ZagatoAuto Racing Club of OklahomaReserve entryGT2.5
65Hulette / WiednerLotus EliteDon HuletteGT1.3
70Bassi / Facetti / BaghettiASA RB600Scuderia A.S.A.Reserve entryP3.0
74Bruce JenningsPorsche 356B CarreraBruce JenningsGT2.0
MaseratiP
Alfa Romeo GiuliettaGT1.3
Alfa Romeo GiuliettaGT1.3
MaseratiP
Ford Falcon ChallengerHolman & MoodyP+3.0
Bruce McLarenAston Martin DP215David BrownP+3.0
Victor MerinoLotus ElevenPuerto Rico Racing TeamGT1.3
Lotus EliteEcurie Shirlee Corp.GT1.3
Bentley / GordonLotus 23 FordDuchess Auto Co.P3.0
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