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Programme Cover - Cotati 6 Hours 1957
Event: First Cotati Sports Car Road RacesDate: 3.8.1957
Track: Cotati Naval Airstrip (USA), 3.058 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Cotati 6 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 11:00; Grid: Le Mans start; Weather: unknown

Entered: 47

Practiced: unknown

Started: 43

Classified: 25

Category 3 - Modified (3M) : CL:2
Category 2 - Modified (2M) : CL:4
Category 1 - Modified (1M) : CL:5
Category 3 - Production (3P) : CL:3
Category 2 - Production (2P) : CL:7
Category 1 - Production (1P) : CL:4
Entry List
Entry List - Cotati 6 Hours 1957
Photos by courtesy of: Don Meacham Tam's Old Race Car Site (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 08/01/2010 Last photo update on this page: 08/01/2010
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5555 - Porsche 550 RS Spyder - Sam WeissPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1488 cc N/A1M
Sam Weiss (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sam Weiss (USA)/George Gartung (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in 1M (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Don Meacham Tam's Old Race Car Site
117117 - Maserati 150S - Chick LesonMaserati 150S # - Maserati L4 1498 cc N/A1M
Chick Leson (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chick Leson (USA)/Joe Playan (USA)/John Barneson (USA)Result: 7th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/01/2010Photo by courtesy of: Don Meacham Tam's Old Race Car Site
No photos available:
6The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le Mans #217 - Climax FWB L4 2v SOHC 1460 cc N/A1M
John Fox (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Fox (USA)/Nade Bourgeault (USA)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 #0088 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A1M
Eldon Beagle (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Porter (USA)/Eldon Beagle (USA)Result: 4th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1450 cc N/A1P
(USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Buddy Ellman (USA)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoAC # - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/A2P
James A. Orr (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James Orr (USA)/Bob Gillespie (USA)Result: 10th 1st in 2P (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoRenault Spyder Le Mans - Renault 748 cc N/A1M
(USA)-
-
Driven by: Al Coppel (USA)/Marion Lowe (USA)Result: did not finish (Valve)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoArnolt-Bristol - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/A2P
John I. Shonle (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Shonle (USA)/Scott Baxter (USA)Result: 15th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 #E57S103806 - Chevrolet 4638 cc N/A3P
(USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Cloyd Gray (USA)/Roger Sherman (USA)Result: 21st (55 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera GT - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A1P
Pardee & Mozart (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Emil Pardee (USA)/Randall Cowherd (USA)Result: did not finish (Fire in engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le Mans # - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A1M
James R. Lowe (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James Lowe (USA)/Bob Cole (USA)Result: 5th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S - BMC A90 L4 2780 cc N/A2M
Tom Brandes (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Brandes (USA)/Mick Marston (USA)Result: 6th 1st in 2M (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le Mans # - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A1M
James C. McCandless (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Hughes (USA)/John Stevenson (USA)Result: did not finish (Transmission & clutch)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoMG TD - MG 1250 cc N/A1P
Morlen Racing Team (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lendal Gray (USA)/Morton Gray (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin L6 2v DOHC 2922 cc N/A3M
Kangaroo Stable (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rod Carveth (USA)/Fred Allen (USA)Result: did not finish (Ring and pinion)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
59The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin L6 2v DOHC 2922 cc N/A3M
Joe Lubin (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Oker (USA)/Bob Drake (USA)
listed, never drove:
Richie Ginther (USA)
Result: winner - (114.151 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoLancia Spyder - Lancia 2500 cc N/A2P
(USA)-
-
Driven by: Kjell Qvale (USA)/Bill Graham (USA)
listed, never drove:
Michael Graham (USA)
Result: did not finish (Locking brakes)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR3 - Triumph L4 2v OHV N/A2P
Nancy Grosso (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Woods (USA)/George Snively (USA)Result: 16th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC N/ADP
Stanley C. Sugarman (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ignacio Lozano (USA)/Harry Jones (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera GT - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1496 cc N/A1P
Fred Block (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Carl Block (USA)/Fred Block (USA)Result: 12th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/A3P
Andy Nielsen (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Nielsen (USA)/Robert Nix (USA)Result: 20th (54 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le Mans # - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A1M
Paul E. Nau (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Nau (USA)/Frank Nau (USA)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A1M
Stanley C. Sugarman (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack McAfee (USA)/Ruth Levy (USA)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft & clutch)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera GT Speedster # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A1P
(USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jim Cleland (USA)/Milt Davis (USA)Result: 13th (34 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoTriumph Special - Triumph L4 2v OHV 1991 cc N/A2M
Lee Jones (USA)-
-
Driven by: Duane Rice (USA)/Al Freudenberg (USA)
listed, never drove:
Lee Jones (USA)
Result: 22nd (56 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
138The car is not available on a photoMG TD # - MG 1250 cc N/A1P
Vallejo Racing Team (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Leo Bourke (USA)/Leon Mandel (USA)/Anita Marshall (USA)Result: 23rd (59 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
140The car is not available on a photoMG A - BMC B series L4 2v OHV 1489 cc N/A1P
Ben C. Thrall (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Seher (USA)/Ben Thrall (USA)Result: did not finish (Collapsed piston)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
155The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet 4639 cc N/A3P
J. G. Knapp (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Talbot (USA)/Jack Dalton (USA)Result: 8th 1st in 3P (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
156The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 # - BMC A90 L4 2v OHV 2660 cc N/A2P
Bill Olson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Olson (USA)/Glenn St. Louis (USA)Result: 24th (81 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
157The car is not available on a photoPanhard - Panhard 745 cc N/A1M
Lyle S. Powell, Jr. M.D. (USA)-
-
Driven by: Lyle Powell (USA)/Ray Ingalls (USA)Result: did not finish (Collapsed piston)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
158The car is not available on a photoMG A # - BMC B series L4 2v OHV 1489 cc N/A1M
Lester Hartman, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lester Hartman (USA)/Dennis Riley (USA)Result: 19th (45 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
159The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 Mondial #0474MD - Ferrari L4 1998 cc N/A2M
John Haggerty (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Haggerty (USA)/Eric Hauser (USA)Result: 9th (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
166The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S #AHS 3610 - BMC A90 L4 2v OHV 2660 cc N/A2M
Gordon Glyer (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Knoop (USA)/Gordon Glyer (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
170The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super 1600 # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1582 cc N/A2P
Ed Vincent (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ed Vincent (USA)/Jack Woodard (USA)Result: 14th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
187The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100-6 - BMC C series L6 2v OHV 2639 cc N/A2P
Tom Carstens (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Tatom (USA)/Bob Beasley (USA)
listed, never drove:
Tom Carstens (USA)
Result: 18th (43 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
189The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera GT # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1496 cc N/A1P
(USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gary Nelson (USA)/Jimmy Moore (USA)Result: 11th 1st in 1P (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
190The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR3 - Triumph L4 2v OHV N/A2P
(USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Barneson (USA)/Bob Potter (USA)Result: 17th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
214The car is not available on a photoAbarth Spyder - 1089 cc N/A1M
Dr. Karl Brigandi (USA)-
-
Driven by: Karl Brigandi (USA)/Fred Woodward (USA)Result: did not finish (Lost oil drain plug)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
231The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S # - BMC A90 L4 2662 cc N/A2M
Dick Shipman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Parkinson (USA)/Bill Pringle (USA)Result: 25th (98 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
249The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin L6 2v DOHC 2922 cc N/A3M
Joe Lubin (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Woods (USA)/George Dillaway (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Oker (USA)
Result: 3rd (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
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:
20The car did not arrivePorsche 356A Carrera # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1488 cc N/A1P
Donald Dickey (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Don Dickey (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce - Alfa Romeo L4 2v DOHC 1290 cc N/A1P
Prudence Crosby (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Prudence Crosby (USA)/Bob Winkelmann (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
102The car did not arriveGordini - Gordini 1997 cc N/A2M
Scuderia Centro-Nord (MEX)-
-
Drivers listed: M. Garapeian (MEX)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
119The car did not arriveDenzel Spyder #DK 155 - 1480 cc N/A1P
Louise P. Cano (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Louise Cano (USA)/Skip Hudson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
173The car did not arriveCooper - 1098 cc N/A1M
John Biehl (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: John Biehl (USA)/Ignacio Lozano (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
176The car did not arriveTalbot-Lago GS # - Talbot 4485 cc N/A3M
Terry Hall (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Terry Hall (USA)/Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3500 cc N/A
Stanley Sugarman (USA)-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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