Photos of Paul O'Shea's cars

Sebring 12 HoursThe Florida International Twelve Hour Grand Prix of Endurance13.3.1955
8181 - Porsche 550 Spyder #09 - Hoffmann Porsche Corp.Porsche 550 #09 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1089 cc N/AS1.1
Hoffmann Porsche Corp. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Fritz Koster (USA)
listed, never drove:
Herbert Linge (D)
Result: 23rd 1st in S1.1
Grid:
Colours: silver (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Louis Galanos
Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Glen Trophy8th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix at Watkins Glen17.9.1955
1818 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - George TilpMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
George Tilp (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 15th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Glen Trophy9th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix of Watkins Glen15.9.1956
1010 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - George TilpMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP
George Tilp (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: winner
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for The Amoco Trophy23.3.1957
22 - Chevrolet Corvette SR-2 #E56S002532 - Lindsay HopkinsChevrolet Corvette SR-2 #E56S002532 - Chevrolet V8 4638 cc N/AS5.0
Lindsay HopkinsOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Pete Lovely (USA)
DNS:
Jim Jeffords (USA); listed, never drove: William Eager (USA), Dale Duncan (USA), John Fitch (USA)
Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: red (+silver/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/05/2010Photo by courtesy of: Gary Hathaway and Louis Galanos
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for The Amoco Trophy23.3.1957
1818 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL #0404500143 - C. KreislerMercedes-Benz 300 SL #0404500143 - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/AGT3.5
C. KreislerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Windridge (USA)/George Reed (USA)/Rundle Gilbert (USA)
listed, never drove:
Paul O'Shea (USA), Harry Grey (USA)
Result: 25th 1st in GT3.5
Grid:
Colours: brown (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/11/2004Photo by courtesy of: Wide World Photos (F. Dobias)
SCCA National Eagle Mountain - Classes: CM+DM+EM+FM+GM+BPNational Championship Sports Car Road Races Eagle Mountain2.6.1957
3030 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL SMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Pete Vanlaw Tam's Old Race Car Site
Preliminary Eagle Mountain - Classes: BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GMNational Championship Sports Car Road Races Eagle Mountain2.6.1957
3030 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL SMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: winner
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/12/2008Photo by courtesy of: Pete Vanlaw Tam's Old Race Car Site
SCCA National Virginia - Classes: BM+CM+DM+EMInaugural Grand Prix Sports Car Races4.8.1957
3030 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL RoadsterMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: 6th 1st in DM
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/11/2003Photo by courtesy of: Harlan Hadley VIR
Road America 500 MilesRoad America 5008.9.1957
3838 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster - George E. TilpMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
George E. Tilp (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Dick Thompson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Phil Hill (USA)
Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 16/10/2011Photo by courtesy of: Dick Richter
Watkins Glen Grand PrixWatkins Glen Grand Prix, Celebrating 10 Years of Racing at Watkins Glen21.9.1957
3030 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in DM
Grid: 9th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/07/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
SCCA National Virginia - Classes: BM+CM+DM+EMPresident's Cup Race27.10.1957
3030 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL RoadsterMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil loss, drive shaft)
Grid: 6th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 17/11/2003Photo by courtesy of: Harlan Hadley VIR
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy22.3.1958
2222 - Ferrari 250 GT LWB #0773GT - North American Racing TeamFerrari 250 GT LWB #0773GT - Ferrari V12 2953 cc N/AGT3.5
North American Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Bruce Kessler (USA)/David Cunningham (USA)Result: 5th 1st in GT3.5
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 09/07/2012Photo by courtesy of: Maranello-Literature.com
Nassau Memorial Trophy Race5th Annual International Bahamas Speed Week7.12.1958
7676 - Sadler IISadler Mk II # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 N/A
(CDN)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Bill Sadler (CDN)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/09/2008Photo by courtesy of: Terry O'Neil Bahamas Collection (T. Hendley)
Sebring 12 Hours12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy21.3.1959
1111 - Ferrari 250 TR 58 #0728TR - Mexican National Auto ClubFerrari 250 TR 58 #0728TR - Ferrari V12 2953 cc N/AS3.0
Mexican National Auto Club (MEX)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pedro Rodriguez (MEX)/Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: silver (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/08/2015Photo by courtesy of: Jennifer Boynton
USAC Lime RockHaybale Sports Car Racing Lime Rock USAC Formula Libre Race25.7.1959
5050 - Bocar - CorvetteBocar XP-5 # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4600 cc N/A
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result:
Grid:
Colours: lighter (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/06/2015Photo by courtesy of: Don Cooke barcboys.com
Sebring 12 HoursTenth Annual Sebring International Grand Prix of Endurance for the Amoco Trophy26.3.1960
8181 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Lewis Engineering Co.Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 3000 cc N/AGT3.0
Lewis Engineering Co.Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Laurence Gandolfi (USA)
did not practice:
Nim York (USA), Paul O'Shea (USA)
Result: did not start (No spare brakes)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: John E. Kelley
Formula Libre Watkins GlenInternational Formula Libre Grand Prix9.10.1960
99 - Jaguar D-typeJaguar D-type # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/A
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
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