Event: 7th Torrey Pines Road RacesDate: 14.1.1956
Track: Torrey Pines (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: CSCC & San Diego J.C.C.

Torrey Pines 6 Hours

Non championship race

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st36Austin / JohnstonJaguar D-typeJerry Austin1516:00:30.000656.130 kms109.1941stCM
2nd88Jack McAfeePorsche 550 SpyderJack McAfee1486:01:07.0001stFM
3rd127Jean Pierre KunstlePorsche 550 SpyderW. R. Turner1476:01:16.0002ndFM
4th61Pringle / Jackson-MooreAustin-Healey 100SW. B. Pringle1466:02:20.0001stDM
5th93Wilcox / MillerMercedes-Benz 300 SLJ. B. Wilcox1446:02:39.0001stDP
6th98Harry JonesMercedes-Benz 300 SLJohn C. Edgar1386:01:22.0002ndDP
7th121Peterson / YarterArnolt - Bristol1386:01:46.0001stEP
8th55Freutel / MoniseLotus Mark VI ClimaxEd Freutel, Jr.1326:00:56.0001stGM
9th131Parkinson / HanfordMGAJim Parkinson1326:01:06.0001stFP
10th167Swanson / Forbes-RobinsonMGAKen Swanson1326:02:06.0002ndFP
11th171Roberts / OddousPorsche 356 SpeedsterDonald Q. Roberts1316:00:54.0003rdFP
12th135Ennals IvesAllard J2X CadillacEnnals Ives, Jr.1316:01:15.0001stBM
13th247Bonenberger / WengerTriumph TR2Harry Bonenberger1296:01:20.0002ndEP
14th100Eastman / D'NellyAustin-Healey 100Richard Eastman1296:01:21.0003rdDP
15th181François CrouzetD.B. Le Mans PanhardHarry Kite1286:00:32.0001stHM
16th132Feuerhelm / RichardsMG TC1286:03:30.0004thFP
17th26John LumkinMG TFJ. E. Lumkin1286:04:30.0005thFP
18th53Brumby / SawyerFerrari 166 MMJack Brumby1276:00:39.0001stEM
19th41Conroe / HowardPorsche 356 Super SpeedsterJerry G. F. Conroe1256:01:14.0006thFP
20th89Boyd / De OliveraMG TD SpecialDr. Edward Boyd1246:01:29.0003rdFM
21st169John PorterAardvark PanhardAardvark Menagerie1246:01:40.0002ndHM
22nd254James OrrDevin - PanhardJack Douglas1226:00:33.0003rdHM
23rd84Bob PattersonCrosley HotshotDr. R. M. Patterson1226:03:00.0004thHM
24th106Cooper / CerswellPorsche 356 CoupeGordon Cooper1196:01:31.0007thFP
25th24Barker / DillawayPorsche 356 Super SpeedsterEd Barker1166:00:58.0008thFP
26th34Brandreth / Brunner / BundyTriumph TR2Ed Brandreth1046:01:11.0003rdEP
27th46Morgensen / HoughMorgensen SpecialR. C. Morgensen936:00:49.0002ndBM
28th00Buchanan / ChamberlainLotus Mark IXScuderia Excelsior906:00:40.0002ndGM
29th59Bob OkerMorgan Plus 4Ed Savin896:01:19.0004thEP
30th237Taylor / PiercyMG TD Mk II866:01:04.0009thFP

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
6Bill MurphyKurtis - BuickBill MurphyExhaust pipeBM
9Bill FriedauerPorsche 356 Super SpeedsterScuderia AdelanteDropped valveFP
13Paul BerryArnolt - BristolPaul BerryAccidentEP
25Cy YedorOsca MT4Cy YedorCam followersFM
39Robert WillMG TDRobert WillBroken rodFP
43Pickering / DoushkessMG TDRay PickeringRing troubleFM
51Woodward / ErbJaguar SpecialFred WoodwardOil pan brokenCM
63Sherwood JohnstonJaguar D-typeCharles H. Hornburg, Jr.DQ: Crumpled fenderCM
69Hayes TrukkeMorgan Plus 4Hayes TrukkeAccidentEP
70Pete WoodsJaguar D-typePearce W. WoodsRod bearingsCM
75Rex HuddlestonLotus Mark IXRex HuddlestonAccidentFM
76Ernie McAfeeMorettiErnie McAfeeRear hub brokenHM
81Walt StoneMG TDWalt StoneOil pan brokenFP
82Phil HillFerrari 500 MondialManning PostThrown rodEM
85Pete Lovely / Ed CrawfordMaserati 150STony ParravanoBroken valveFM
96John McLaughlinPorsche 550 SpyderBill D. ThomasBroken camFM
110William BellOsca Le MansHarry Allen ChapmanBroken spindleFM
112Mullin / ManneyD.B. - PanhardStan MullinDQ: Pistop to reset timing before first 45 minutesHM
130Mel CurlandAustin-Healey 100Mel CurlandBroken fuel lineDM
139William DarnoldJaguar XK120CWm. H. DarnoldUnknownCM
142James MillsAustin-Healey 100John WilliamsonBlown engineDP
149Ed KretzTriumph TR2Nick PastorOil leakDM
172Hauser / BalchowskyPowell Bu-Ford SpecialGladys PowellDid not complete 3 hoursBM
173Seage / VarnumTriumph TR2Dick SeageBroken connecting rodEM
176Terry HallMercedes-Benz 300 SLTerry HallAccidentDP
188Jack DuffPanhard SpecialJack DuffDistributorHM
265Lou BreroMG TCLewis SpencerClutchFP
285Lou BreroFerrari 4.4 SpyderTony ParravanoDQ: pushed startCM
22Harry HanfordMG TF 1500Richards Shipman0Broken axleFP

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
5Dusty MillerMG SpecialNorris "Dusty" MillerBroken axle in practiceFM
7Dave RodenskyAbarth FiatBroken crankshaft in practice
17James OrrErminiJames OrrDrove another carGM
35Ralph PhillipsJaguar XK120Ralph E. PhillipsAccident in practiceCP
37Wells FordeMercedes-Benz 300 SLWells E. A. FordeLate arrivalDP
49George DillawayTriumph TR2Geo. DillowayScratchedEP
57W. R. TurnerPorsche 356 Super SpeedsterW. R. TurnerFP
86Dale JohnsonPorsche 356 SpeedsterDale JohnsonFP
87Art WilcoxMG TDArt WilcoxCar not readyFP
111Ken MilesPorsche 550John Von NeumannAccident in practiceFM
185Masten GregoryMaserati 300STony ParravanoLate arrivalDM

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
18Carlyle BlackwellJaguar C-typeCarlyle Blackwell, Jr.Business in LACM
121Jim MourningArnolt - BristolJohn WilliamsonEP
165Harrison EvansMG TF 1500James HarrisFP
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