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Programme Cover - Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles 1958
Event: United States Grand Prix Sports Cars RiversideDate: 12.10.1958
Track: Riverside International Raceway (USA), 5.271 kmsDistance: 200 milesAttendance: 70000

Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles

Start time: 14:00; Grid: 3-2-3, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: 54

Practiced: 51

Started: 43

Classified: 24

Class B - Modified (BM) : P:17, ST:13, CL:3
Class C - Modified (CM) : P:9, ST:7, CL:4
Class D - Modified (DM) : P:5, ST:5, CL:5
Class E - Modified (EM) : P:9, ST:8, CL:7
Class F - Modified (FM) : P:8, ST:7, CL:4
Class G - Modified (GM) : P:2, ST:2, CL:1
Entry List
Entry List - Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles 1958
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2007 Last photo update on this page: 03/10/2012
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22 - Ferrari 412 MI #0744MI - Ferrari Representatives of CaliforniaFerrari 412 MI #0744MI - Ferrari V12 DOHC 4023 cc N/ACM
Ferrari Representatives of California (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Hill (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump & fuel line)
Grid: 2nd (2:06.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: John McCann
1414 - Lister - Corvette #BHL110 - Dean Van LinesLister #BHL110 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5733 cc N/ABM
Dean Van LinesOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Pollack (USA)
listed, never drove:
A. J. Foyt (USA)
Result: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (2:15.470) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: llight
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Norman Milne Tam's Old Race Car Site
3535 - Osca 2000 - C. VernonOsca 2000S - Osca 1996 cc N/AEM
C. Vernon (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Woods (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bill Thomas (USA)
Result: 22nd (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th (2:28.970) - 39th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: George Keck
7070 - Old Yeller Mk.1 Buick Special - Motor Trend MagazineOl'Yaller Mk I # - Buick 5250 cc N/ABM
Motor Trend Magazine (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Balchowsky (USA)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (2:11.050) - 7th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Earl Ma Tam's Old Race Car Site
7878 - Maserati 450S #4508 - Temple BuellMaserati 450S #4508 - Maserati no.4508 V8/90° 2v DOHC 4724 cc N/ACM
Temple Buell (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carroll Shelby (USA)
listed, never drove:
Stirling Moss (GB)
Result: did not finish
Grid: 15th (2:15.630) - 16th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Norman Milne Tam's Old Race Car Site
9393 - Buick Special - Floyd BurtBuick Special - Buick BM
Floyd BurtOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Floyd Burt (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 34th (2:27.560) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Ken Freese Tam's Old Race Car Site
110110 - Caballo de Hiero Mk II Oldsmobile #SX-5 (Kurtis Kraft) - Ak MillerCaballo de Hiero Mk II #SX-5 (Kurtis Kraft) - Oldsmobile 6200 cc N/ABM
Ak Miller (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bobby Unser (USA)
DNS:
Ak Miller (USA)
Result: did not finish (Blown piston)
Grid: 32nd (2:26.300) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Ken Freese Tam's Old Race Car Site
111111 - Devin Special Chevrolet - Ak MillerDevin Special # - Chevrolet 5600 cc N/ABM
Ak Miller (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ak Miller (USA)
DNS:
Jerry Unser (USA)
Result: did not finish (Off course)
Grid: 11th (2:13.670) - 12th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Norman Milne Tam's Old Race Car Site
122122 - Cooper - Porsche - Team EmpireCooper # - Porsche 1488 cc N/AFM
Team EmpireOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Meehan (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 35th (2:28.210) - 36th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Englebert
Photo updated: 03/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: George Keck
124124 - Porsche 550 RS Spyder #0104 - Team EmpirePorsche 550 RS Special #0104 - Porsche no.P90099 F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/AFM
Team Empire (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Keck (USA)Result: 19th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th (2:28.320) - 37th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: Englebert
Photo updated: 03/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: George Keck
129129 - HWM Chevrolet #49-001 - Team EmpireHWM #49-001 - Chevrolet 4995 cc N/ACM
Team Empire (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph Ormsbee (USA)Result: 13th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (2:25.340) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Norman Milne Tam's Old Race Car Site
140140 - Kurtis - Buick - Alex BudurinKurtis Kraft - Buick BM
Alex BudurinOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Cheesbourg (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 39th (2:30.130) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Ken Freese Tam's Old Race Car Site
172172 - Kurtis 500X Cadillac - Mickey ThompsonKurtis Kraft 500 X2 # - Cadillac 5600 cc N/ABM
Mickey ThompsonOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jerry Unser (USA)
DNS:
Mickey Thompson (USA)
Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 9th (2:12.440) - 10th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Earl Ma Tam's Old Race Car Site
No photos available:
3The car is not available on a photoScarab Mk II #003 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5500 cc N/ABM
Reventlow Automobile Incorporated (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lance Reventlow (USA)
DNS:
Bruce Kessler (USA)
Result: did not finish (Black flagged: leaking fuel)
Grid: 3rd (2:08.140)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven #217 - 1460 cc N/AFM
Team Empire-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lew Florence (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 28th (2:24.580) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoScarab Mk II #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5500 cc N/ABM
Reventlow Automobile Incorporated (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Daigh (USA)Result: winner - (142.853 kph) - margin: 1m17s000
Grid: 1st (2:04.040)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft # - Buick 5120 cc N/ABM
Bill Murphy's Buick-
Front-engined
Driven by: Troy Ruttman (USA)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #003 - Porsche F4 1500 cc N/AFM
Porsche AG (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Behra (F)Result: 4th 1st in FM (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (2:14.300) - 13th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoMaserati 150S # - Maserati L4 1496 cc N/AFM
Dusty Miller (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dusty Miller (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoMeyer-Drake Special # - Offenhauser 1714 cc N/AEM
Mar-Chris Co. (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bill Cantrell (USA)Result: 16th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (2:24.020) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoFerrari 335 Sport #0700 - Ferrari V12 4100 cc N/ACM
Ferrari Representatives of CaliforniaOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John von Neumann (USA)
listed, never drove:
Richie Ginther (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (2:10.800) - 6th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoScarab Mk I #001 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5500 cc N/ABM
Reventlow Auto (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lance Reventlow (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark X # - 1420 cc s/cEM
John Timanus (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Timanus (USA)Result: 24th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 40th (2:30.370) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TR #0650MDTR - Ferrari Tipo 131; no.0650MDTR L4 1991 cc N/AEM
Gordon Glyer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon Glyer (USA)Result: 12th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd (2:36.510) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type #XKD 519 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3888 cc N/ACM
Frank MillardOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Krause (USA)
listed, never drove:
Don Cameron (USA)
Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (2:13.570) - 11th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 # - Climax 1498 cc N/AFM
Top Equipment Co. (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Bob Drake (USA)Result: 10th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (2:24.290) - 27th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1596 cc N/AEM
Precision Motor Cars-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)Result: 9th 1st in EM (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:17.990) - 19th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft - Chevrolet Corvette BM
Engine Masters-
-
Driven by: Bert Ruttman (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
59The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DBR2 #2 - Aston Martin L6 3900 cc N/ACM
David Brown (GB)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Oker (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: (2:09.690) - 4th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoFerrari 375 Plus #0478AM? - Ferrari V12 4954 cc N/ACM
Frank Arciero (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in CM (1m17s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (2:10.240) - 5th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoFerrari - Ferrari 4400 cc N/ACM
Italia Motors-
-
Driven by: Rodger Ward (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoFerrari 410 Sport #0598CM - Ferrari V12 4896 cc N/ACM
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Masten Gregory (USA)/Jo Bonnier (S)Result: 11th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:15.600) - 15th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft - Ford
-
-
Driven by: Marvin Porter (USA)Result: did not finish (Exhaust system)
Grid: 31st (2:25.410) - 32nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4505=>4506 - Pontiac GMC V8 6300 cc N/ABM
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Rathmann (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 23rd (2:22.900) - 24th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
114The car is not available on a photoSebring 2000 SS # - 1971 cc N/AEM
Dean Van Lines-
-
Driven by: Hank Tubman (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
117The car is not available on a photoOsca TN 1500 # - Osca 1498 cc N/AFM
Tim Considine (USA)-
-
Driven by: Harry Hanford (USA)
listed, never drove:
Gene Curtis (USA)
Result: 14th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (2:24.350) - 28th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
118The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera GT Coupe - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/ADM
Jean-Pierre Kunstle-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jean Pierre Kunstle (USA)Result: 20th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 41st (2:34.150) - 42nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
121The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TRC #0662MDTR - Ferrari L4 1985 cc N/AEM
Team Empire (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Becker (USA)Result: 17th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (2:26.340) - 34th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
125The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - 1098 cc N/AGM
Team Empire-
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovely (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 22nd (2:21.770) - 23rd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
126The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven # - Climax 1460 cc N/AFM
Team Empire-
Front-engined
Driven by: Pat Pigott (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 19th (2:18.640) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
127The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven # - Climax L4 1098 cc N/AGM
Skip Conklin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Skip Conklin (USA)Result: 18th 1st in GM (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (2:23.380) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
135The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TRC #0668MDTR - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/AEM
Al Markelson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Allen Markelson (USA)Result: 15th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:24.890) - 30th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
138The car is not available on a photoDuncan Special - Triumph TR2 2200 cc DM
West Coast Racing (USA)-
-
Driven by: Bill Love (USA)
listed, never drove:
George Duncan (USA)
Result: 23rd (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (2:35.310) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
149The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft Special # - Chevrolet Corvette 5500 cc N/ABM
Ray Crawford-
-
Driven by: Ray Crawford (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ed Elder
Result: did not finish
Grid: 21st (2:19.840) - 22nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
155The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TR #0636MDTR - Ferrari L4 1990 cc N/AEM
Sam Weiss (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sam Weiss (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 20th (2:18.770) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
159The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DBR1 - Aston Martin L6 2922 cc N/ADM
David Brown (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roy Salvadori (GB)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (2:11.560) - 8th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
181The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4936 cc s/cBM
Chuck Porter (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Johnny Parsons (USA)
listed, never drove:
Chuck Porter (USA)
Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
211The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR 58 #0704TR - Ferrari Tipo 128 LM V12/60° 2v SOHC 2953 cc N/ADM
Ferrari Representatives of California (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richie Ginther (USA)
listed, never drove:
John von Neumann (USA)
Result: 5th 1st in DM (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (2:12.300) - 9th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
229The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Special - Chevrolet 4640 cc s/cBM
Clem Proctor-
-
Driven by: Clem Proctor (USA)Result: did not start
Grid: 16th (2:17.600) - 17th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
259The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S # - Aston Martin L6 2922 cc N/ADM
Bill de Creeft (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William de Creeft (USA)Result: 21st (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (2:28.790) - 38th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
264The car is not available on a photoHuffaker Special # - Chrysler V8 5220 cc N/ABM
Fred Knoop (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Knoop (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 17th (2:17.680) - 18th fastest qualifier
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:
1The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3500 cc N/ACM
Massaglia Hotel-
-
Drivers listed: Jo Bonnier (S)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft - Buick 5120 cc N/ABM
Chuck Towers-
-
Drivers listed: Chuck Towers (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLister # - Maserati 5800 cc N/A
John Edgar Enterprises-
-
Drivers listed: Carroll Shelby (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: George Keck (1) and Norman Milne Tam's Old Race Car Site (1)
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