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Event: First Annual Examiner International Grand Prix Road Races RomonaDate: 8.3.1959
Track: Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, Pomona (USA), 3.219 kmsDistance: 150 milesAttendance: 40000

USAC Road Racing Championship Pomona

Start time: 14:45; Grid: 3-2-3; Weather: hot, clear

Entered: 74

Practiced: unknown

Started: 37

Classified: 14

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2007 Last photo update on this page: 22/02/2007
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1616 - Ferrari 500 TR #0650MDTR - Gordie GlyerFerrari 500 TR #0650MDTR - Ferrari no.0614MDTR L4 1991 cc N/A2000
Gordie Glyer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon Glyer (USA)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:25.145) - 28th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Allen Kuhn Tam's Old Race Car Site
2121 - Cooper - Porsche - Erv LehrCooper - Porsche 1532 cc N/A2000
Erv Lehr (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Erv Lehr (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 20th (1:24.538) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: George Robitschek Tam's Old Race Car Site
2929 - Porsche 550 RS Spyder - Joe PlayanPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1489 cc N/A2000
Joe Playan (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Joe Playan (USA)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:25.070) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: George Robitschek Tam's Old Race Car Site
4949 - Cooper Sports Climax - Joe LubinCooper # - Climax 1466 cc N/A2000
Joe Lubin (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Bob Drake (USA)Result: 14th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:25.170) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: George Robitschek Tam's Old Race Car Site
6969 - Ferrari 375 Plus #0478AM - Frank ArcieroFerrari 375 Plus #0478AM - Ferrari V12 4900 cc N/A+2000
Frank Arciero (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid: 1st (1:20.155)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Allen Kuhn Tam's Old Race Car Site
170170 - Ferrari 500 TR #0636MDTR - Ed VincentFerrari 500 TR #0636MDTR - Ferrari L4 1991 cc N/A2000
Ed Vincent (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Vincent (USA)Result: 9th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:24.510) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: George Robitschek Tam's Old Race Car Site
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoOsca TN 1500 # - Osca 1498 cc N/A2000
Tim Considine (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Harry Hanford (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (1:24.870) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoSadler Mk II # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4640 cc N/A+2000
Nisonger Racing Team (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bruce Kessler (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 37th (1:28.370) - 42nd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoSadler Mk III # - Chevrolet 5400 cc N/A+2000
Nisonger Racing Team (USA)-
-
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not finish (Withdrawn)
Grid: 14th (1:23.600) - 15th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft 500 # - Buick 6568 cc N/A+2000
Murphy Motors (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Daigh (USA)Result: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:21.460)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoMeyer-Drake Special # - 1714 cc N/A2000
Mar-Chris Co. (USA)-
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Driven by: Bill Cantrell (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:24.740) - 23rd fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL116 - Jaguar XK L6 3500 cc N/A+2000
Kjell Qvale (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Flaherty (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 17th (1:24.020) - 18th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoMG Special # - MG 1466 cc N/A2000
Bud Hand (USA)-
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Driven by: Bud Hand (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:32.160) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven # - Climax L4 1300 cc N/A2000
Skip Conklin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Roy Salvadori (GB)
DNS:
Skip Conklin (USA)
Result: did not finish (Hub)
Grid: 35th (1:27.276) - 39th fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark IX # - MG 1489 cc N/A2000
Bob Challman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Pickering (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (no time) - 52nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoMG Fiat Special - MG 1466 cc N/A2000
Bill Barnett (USA)-
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Driven by: Harvey Simon (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:37.814) - 51st fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoFerrari 750 Monza - Ferrari 4400 cc N/A+2000
Italia Motors, Inc. (USA)-
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Driven by: Tony Bettenhausen (USA)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 36th (1:28.330) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven # - L4 1098 cc N/A2000
Frank Monise (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Monise (USA)Result: 13th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (1:26.065) - 32nd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1586 cc N/A2000
Precision Motor Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)Result: winner - (138.082 kph) - margin: 35s000
Grid: 8th (1:23.080) - 10th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4502 - Maserati no.4502 V8/90° 2v DOHC 4500 cc N/A+2000
Italia Motors, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Krause (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:21.837)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
59The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DBR2/420 #2 - Aston Martin L6 4192 cc N/A+2000
Joe Lubin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Oker (USA)Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 34th (1:27.170) - 38th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoOl'Yaller Mk I # - Buick 5250 cc N/A+2000
Fred Vogel (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Balchowsky (USA)
listed, never drove:
Eric Hauser (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 4th (1:21.660)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A2000
Pomona Sports Car, The Tender Trap (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Cliff Haworth (USA)Result: 10th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (1:26.850) - 36th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoOsca TN Le Mans #1169 - Osca 1494 cc N/A2000
Bill Leyden (USA)-
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Driven by: Bill Leyden (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:30.380) - 47th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL110 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5570 cc N/A+2000
Fike Plumbing & Heating Co, (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Wayne Weiler (USA)Result: did not finish (Rear end)
Grid: 12th (1:23.320)
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: unknown
83The car is not available on a photoCooper - Climax 1498 cc N/A2000
John Haggerty (USA)-
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Driven by: Maurice Trintignant (F)Result: did not finish (Carburetor)
Grid: 27th (1:25.250) - 30th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoCooper - Climax 1476 cc N/A2000
Harry Banta (USA)-
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Driven by: Wolfgang von Trips (D)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 31st (1:26.720) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoFerrari 410 Sport #0598CM - Ferrari V12 4846 cc N/A+2000
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Rathmann (USA)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 24th (1:25.110) - 27th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
92The car is not available on a photoMiller-Hanson Special # - Oldsmobile 6883 cc N/A+2000
Miller-Hanson (USA)-
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Driven by: Jerry Unser (USA)Result: did not start (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoBuick Special - Buick 4620 cc N/A+2000
Floyd Burt (USA)-
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Driven by: Floyd Burt (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:28.860) - 45th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver/blue
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4505 - Maserati no.4511 V8 5700 cc N/A+2000
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carroll Shelby (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 6th (1:22.274)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoFerrari 410 Sport #0596CM - Ferrari V12 4995 cc N/A+2000
B & B International Race Team (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Skip Hudson (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in +2000 (36s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:24.630) - 22nd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
102The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TRC #0708MDTR - Ferrari L4 1991 cc N/A2000
Jack Nethercutt (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Nethercutt (USA)Result: 12th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (1:26.220) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
114The car is not available on a photoScarab Mk II #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5500 cc N/A+2000
John Stephani (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Jeffords (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel injection)
Grid: 16th (1:23.755) - 17th fastest qualifier
Colours: metallic blue
Tyres: unknown
127The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3800 cc N/A+2000
Frank Millard Sports Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ron Flockhart (GB)Result: did not finish (Con rod)
Grid: 15th (1:23.635) - 16th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
138The car is not available on a photoMaserati 200S I # - Maserati 1998 cc N/A2000
Charles S. Howard III (USA)-
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Driven by: Chuck Howard (USA)Result: did not start (Half shaft in preliminary)
Grid: (1:24.740) - 24th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
155The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche 1589 cc N/A2000
Int. Sports Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sam Weiss (USA)Result: 2nd (35s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:23.260)
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
165The car is not available on a photoCummings Special # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4640 cc N/A+2000
Mark Cummings (USA)-
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Driven by: Mark Cummings (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:27.670) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
171The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4504 - Maserati no.4504 4500 cc N/A+2000
Donald D. Perkins (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hal Ullrich (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:26.495) - 34th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
172The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft 500 X2 # - Cadillac 5400 cc N/A+2000
Mickey Thompson (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Jerry Unser (USA)
listed, never drove:
Mickey Thompson (USA)
Result: did not finish (Battery)
Grid: 2nd (1:21.238)
Colours: aluminium
Tyres: unknown
181The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5500 cc N/A+2000
Chuck Porter (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: George Amick (USA)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 9th (1:22.780)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
184The car is not available on a photoEliminator Special # - Chevrolet Corvette 4270 cc N/A+2000
Frank S. Livingstone (USA)-
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Driven by: Frank Livingstone (USA)Result: 11th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:24.375) - 19th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
204The car is not available on a photoJaguar Special # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5662 cc N/A+2000
Don Hulette (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Hulette (USA)Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 10th (1:23.400) - 13th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
212The car is not available on a photoFerrari 121 LM # - Ferrari 4412 cc N/A+2000
Loyal Katskee (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Loyal Katskee (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:29.060) - 46th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
227The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1500 cc N/A2000
Leon Robertson (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Leon Robertson (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:30.660) - 48th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
244The car is not available on a photoMaserati - Maserati 2900 cc N/A2000
Texas Racing Team (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bob Schroeder (USA)
listed, never drove:
J. E. Rose (USA), Lloyd Ruby (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 33rd (1:26.880) - 37th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
245The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4509 - Maserati V8/90° 2v DOHC 4500 cc N/A+2000
Texas Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: J. E. Rose (USA)
listed, never drove:
Lloyd Ruby (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 13th (1:23.400) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
246The car is not available on a photoMaserati 300S #3052 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5600 cc N/A+2000
Texas Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lloyd Ruby (USA)
listed, never drove:
J. E. Rose (USA)
Result: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:22.555)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: unknown
249The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DBR2/420 #1? - Aston Martin L6 4200 cc N/A+2000
Joe Lubin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Roy Salvadori (GB)Result: did not start (Thrown rod on Saturday)
Grid: (1:22.690) - 8th fastest qualifier
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
271The car is not available on a photoVolvo Special - Volvo 1595 cc N/A2000
John Hirsh (USA)-
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Driven by: Reg Wilson (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:35.428) - 50th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
273The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL108 - Chevrolet Corvette 4420 cc s/c+2000
Carroll Shelby Sports Cars, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Hall (USA)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 28th (1:25.900) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
275The car is not available on a photoMaserati A6GCS - Maserati L6 2v OHV 1950 cc N/A2000
Joe De Muniz (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Dixon (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:28.529) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
711The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft 500 KK # - Chrysler 5500 cc N/A+2000
Bill Dixon (USA)-
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Driven by: Bill Dixon (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (1:28.585) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
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:
8The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 4700 cc N/A+2000
Bob Schroeder (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Bob Schroeder (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: grey
Tyres: unknown
18The car did not arriveJaguar D-type #XKD 528 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3796 cc N/A+2000
Carlyle Blackwell (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Carlyle Blackwell (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: yellow/black
Tyres: unknown
28The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft Special Zidar - Chevrolet 5400 cc N/A+2000
Joe Zidar (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Ray Crawford (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
39The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 4100 cc N/A+2000
Italia Motors, Inc. (USA)-
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Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
117The car did not arriveHanford - Offenhauser 1498 cc N/A2000
Harry C. Hanford (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Harry Hanford (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
169The car did not arrivePlass Minstral Special 6 - MG 1497 cc N/A2000
Loa Angeles Sports Car Service (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Jack Gleghorn (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: turquoise/black/gold
Tyres: unknown
211The car did not arriveAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin 2992 cc N/A+2000
Jack Graham (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Jack Graham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
222The car did not arriveMaserati - Maserati 2000 cc N/A2000
Ecurie Trans World (USA)-
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Drivers listed: John Biehl (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
229The car did not arriveCooper Special Mk II - Chevrolet 5440 cc N/A+2000
Clem Proctor (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Clem Proctor (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
243The car did not arrivePorsche 550 - Porsche 1498 cc N/A2000
Don P. Weston (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Don Wester (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveCooper # - Porsche N/A2000
(USA)-
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Drivers listed: Tom Meehan (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 550 RS Special #0104 - Porsche no.P90099 F4 2v DOHC 1500 cc N/A2000
(USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: George Keck (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red
Tyres: Englebert
The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3500 cc N/A+2000
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Drivers listed: Wolfgang von Trips (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 500 TRC #0662MDTR - Ferrari L4 N/A2000
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Frank Becker (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 250 TR #0756TR - Ferrari Tipo 128 LM V12/60° 2v SOHC 2953 cc N/A+2000
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Morgensen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveDevin Special # - Oldsmobile N/A+2000
(USA)-
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Drivers listed: Ak Miller (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari N/A
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Drivers listed: Jean Behra (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 500 Mondial # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 N/A+2000
(USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Love (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 335 Sport #0700 - Ferrari V12 4058 cc N/A+2000
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Richie Ginther (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveHWM # - Chevrolet N/A+2000
(USA)-
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Drivers listed: Ralph Ormsbee (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLotus 15 - N/A2000
(USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Pete Lovely (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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