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Programme Cover - Bridgehampton 500 Kilometres - Grand Touring 1963
Event: Bridgehampton Double 500Date: 14.9.1963
Track: Bridgehampton (USA), 4.603 kmsDistance: 500 kilometresAttendance: 6000

Bridgehampton 500 Kilometres - Grand Touring

Start time: 13:30; Grid: 3-2-3, PP right; Weather: cold, cloudy, dry

Entered: 34

Practiced: 33

Started: 31

Classified: 20

Grand Touring Div III - +3000 (GT+3.0) : P:13, ST:13, CL:8
Grand Touring Div III - 3000 (GT3.0) : P:3, ST:2, CL:1
Grand Touring Div II - 2000 (GT2.0) : P:8, ST:7, CL:3
Grand Touring Div II - 1600 (GT1.6) : P:7, ST:7, CL:7
Grand Touring Div II - 1300 (GT1.3) : P:2, ST:2, CL:1
Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin (19), Rob Ryder (Kodak) (2) and John R. Jagman (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/09/2003 Last photo update on this page: 13/08/2010
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33 - Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero - Thomas T. FlemingAbarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero - Abarth L4 2v DOHC 1288 cc N/AGT1.3
Thomas T. FlemingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tom Fleming (USA)/Otto Linton (USA)/Ray Heppenstall (USA)Result: 15th 1st in GT1.3 (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
55 - Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Super - Harry TheodoracopoulosAlfa Romeo Giulia TI Super # - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1570 cc N/AGT1.6
Harry Theodoracopoulos (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Theodoracopulos (USA)/Filippo Theodoli (USA)Result: 16th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
88 - Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTL - Herb WetansonPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTL - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1587 cc N/AGT1.6
Herb WetansonClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Herb Wetanson (USA)Result: 18th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
1111 - Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray #30837S102227 - Grady DavisChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray #30837S102227 - Chevrolet V8 5360 cc N/AGT+3.0
Grady DavisClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Yenko (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 8th
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
1616 - Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Allan R. WylieChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray # - Chevrolet V8 5360 cc N/AGT+3.0
Allan R. WylieClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Allan Wylie (USA)/Gerry Georgi (USA)Result: 5th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th
Colours: beige
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: John R. Jagman and Paul Epanchin
1717 - TVR Grantura Mk 3 - R. M. ImportsTVR Grantura Series III # - BMC B-Series L4 1622 cc N/AGT2.0
R. M. ImportsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Mark Donohue (USA)/Mike Rothschild (USA)Result: 20th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
2323 - Ferrari 250 GTO #3387GT - Mike GamminoFerrari 250 GTO #3387GT - Ferrari V12 N/AGT3.0
Mike GamminoClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Gammino (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 32nd
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Rob Ryder (Kodak)
3030 - Ferrari 250 GTO #3223GT - Scuderia BearFerrari 250 GTO #3223GT - Ferrari V12 2970 cc N/AGT3.0
Scuderia BearClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Hayes (USA)/Bob Grossman (USA)Result: 10th 1st in GT3.0 (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
4141 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2043 - White-Griffith MotorsShelby Cobra #CSX2043 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGT+3.0
White-Griffith MotorsOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Brown (USA)Result: did not finish (Tyres)
Grid: 7th
Colours: silver (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
6060 - Jaguar E-type #875027 - Briggs CunninghamJaguar E-type #875027 - Jaguar XK L6 DOHC 3781 cc N/AGT+3.0
Briggs CunninghamClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)Result: 12th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
6161 - Jaguar E-type Lightweight #S850659 - Briggs CunninghamJaguar E-type Lightweight #S850659 - Jaguar XK L6 DOHC 3781 cc N/AGT+3.0
Briggs CunninghamClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 4th
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
6262 - Jaguar E-type Lightweight #S850664 - Briggs CunninghamJaguar E-type Lightweight #S850664 - Jaguar XK L6 DOHC 3781 cc N/AGT+3.0
Briggs CunninghamClosed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Richards (USA)Result: 4th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
6969 - Chevrolet Corvette #20867S104248 - Frank DominianniChevrolet Corvette #20867S104248 - Chevrolet V8 5360 cc N/AGT+3.0
Frank Dominianni (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Dominianni (USA)Result: 13th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
7777 - Porsche 356B Carrera - Bruce JenningsPorsche 356B Carrera - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1587 cc N/AGT1.6
Bruce JenningsOpen bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruce Jennings (USA)Result: 9th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
9797 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2127 - Shelby AmericanShelby Cobra roadster #CSX2127 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+3.0
Shelby American (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Holbert (USA)
listed, never drove:
Dave MacDonald (USA)
Result: did not finish (Axle)
Grid: 3rd
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
9898 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2129 - Vic DamoneShelby Cobra roadster #CSX2129 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4736 cc N/AGT+3.0
Vic Damone (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)Result: 2nd (1m26s200 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:49.200)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rob Ryder (Kodak) and Paul Epanchin
9999 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2137 - John EdgarShelby Cobra roadster #CSX2137 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4736 cc N/AGT+3.0
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Holbert (USA)
Result: winner - (147.112 kph) - margin: 1m26s200
Grid: 2nd
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/08/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Epanchin
No photos available:
4The car is not available on a photoFord Cortina Lotus - Ford L4 DOHC 1499 cc N/AGT1.6
Alan AndrewsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Taylor (GB)Result: 8th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356B Carrera # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1594 cc N/AGT1.6
Stefan T. Szwarce (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Stefan Szwarce (USA)
listed, never drove:
Hans Ziereis (USA)
Result: 14th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Speedster - Porsche F4 1587 cc N/AGT1.6
Joe Buzzetta-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Joe Buzzetta (USA)Result: 7th 1st in GT1.6 (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoVolvo P1800 A #14 - Volvo B18 L4 1788 cc N/AGT2.0
Art Riley (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Riley (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 18th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoVolvo P1800 - Volvo N/AGT2.0
Ray Saidel (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Saidel (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 20th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTL # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1966 cc N/AGT2.0
Chuck Cassel-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Don Sesslar (USA)/Chuck Cassel (USA)Result: 11th 1st in GT2.0 (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356B Carrera 2 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AGT2.0
Arthur W. Swanson (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Art Swanson (USA)
DNS:
John Sharrigan (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 19th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoTVR Grantura Series III # - BMC B series L4 1622 cc N/AGT2.0
R. M. Imports (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Outcault (USA)/Robert Seaman (USA)Result: 17th (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoTVR Grantura Series III - BMC B-Series L4 N/AGT2.0
R. M. ImportsClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Simenski (USA)
DNS:
Harold Vance (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 27th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356B Carrera - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1587 cc N/AGT1.6
Vic Meinhardt (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Vic Meinhardt (USA)
Herb Swan (USA)
Result: 19th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB4 GT - Aston Martin L6 2v DOHC N/AGT+3.0
-
Front-engined
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoShelby Cobra #CSX2026 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGT+3.0
Robert Johnson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Johnson (USA)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 6th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoMG B # - BMC B series L4 N/AGT2.0
Al Pease-
Front-engined
Driven by: Al Pease (CDN)Result: did not start
Grid: 23rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 GTO #3767GT - Ferrari V12 2980 cc N/AGT3.0
Ed Cantrell (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Cantrell (USA)/Charlie Kolb (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 11th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car is not available on a photoLotus Elite #EB 1556 (Bristol) - Climax FWE L4 2v OHC 1216 cc N/AGT1.3
Charlie Rainville (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Rainville (USA)
DNS:
Newton Davis (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 33rd
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Chevrolet V8 5232 cc N/AGT+3.0
Jack Moore-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Moore (USA)Result: 6th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
22The car did not arriveTVR Grantura Series IIA # - BMC B-Series L4 1622 cc N/AGT2.0
Stan ShermanClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Stan Sherman (USA)/Pete Claydon (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Paul Epanchin (2)
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