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Programme Cover - Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles 1959
Event: United States Grand Prix Sports Cars RiversideDate: 11.10.1959
Track: Riverside International Raceway (USA), 5.271 kmsDistance: 200 milesAttendance: 75000

Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 30

Finished: unknown

Entry List
Entry List - Grand Prix Riverside 200 Miles 1959
Photos by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield (17), Joe Playan (2) and Bob Tronolone Tam's Old Race Car Site (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 01/09/2003 Last photo update on this page: 22/02/2007
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11 - Dean Van Lines Special Chevrolet - Dean Van LinesOl'Yaller Mk I Dean Van Lines Special # - Chevrolet 5800 cc N/A
Dean Van Lines (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eric Hauser (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 24th (2:17.840)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
22 - Ferrari 250 TR 59 #0768TR - Eleanor von NeumannFerrari 250 TR 59 #0768TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/ADM
Eleanor von Neumann (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Hill (USA)Result: winner - (143.312 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 5th (2:10.060)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
99 - Meyer-Drake - Offenhauser - Mar-Chris Co.Meyer-Drake Special # - Offenhauser 1750 cc N/A
Mar-Chris Co. (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Cantrell (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 26th (2:18.420)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Bob Tronolone Tam's Old Race Car Site
1818 - Jaguar D-type #XKD 528 - Carlyle BlackwellJaguar D-type #XKD 528 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3700 cc N/A
Carlyle Blackwell (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carlyle Blackwell (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:23.830) - 38th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
2727 - Jaguar D-type Corvette #XKD 519 - Mark Millard Sports CarsJaguar D-type #XKD 519 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5000 cc N/A
Mark Millard Sports Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Krause (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine, gearbox)
Grid: 7th (2:11.430)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
2828 - Aston Martin DBR2 #2 - David BrownAston Martin DBR2/420 #2 - Aston Martin L6 4160 cc N/A
David Brown (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stirling Moss (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 6th (2:10.150)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
2929 - Osca Spider Chevrolet - Scuderia ExcelsiorOsca Spider # - Chevrolet 4500 cc
Scuderia Excelsior (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Playan (USA)Result: did not qualify (Engine in practice)
Grid: (2:22.160) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Englebert
Photo updated: 11/02/2004Photo by courtesy of: Joe Playan
4545 - Maserati 450S #4509 - Micro-Lube Co.Maserati 450S #4509 - Maserati V8/90° 2v DOHC 4500 cc N/ACM
Micro-Lube Co. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Lloyd Ruby (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in CM (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (2:09.350)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
8585 - Aston Martin DB3S Corvette - Clem ProctorAston Martin DB3S # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5600 cc N/A
Clem Proctor (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clem Proctor (USA)Result: did not finish (Rear end)
Grid: 30th (2:20.140)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
102102 - Ferrari 500 TRC 2.5 #0708MDTR - Jack NethercuttFerrari 500 TRC #0708MDTR - Ferrari no.0672MDTR L4 2500 cc N/A
Jack Nethercutt (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Nethercutt (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:21.790) - 32nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
108108 - Scarab Mk II Chevrolet #003 (Troutman-Barnes) - Peter Hand BreweryScarab Mk II #003 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/ABM
Peter Hand Brewery (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Augie Pabst (USA)Result: 9th 1st in BM (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (2:11.680)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
112112 - Ferrari 250 TR #0704TR - Eleanor von NeumannFerrari 250 TR #0704TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/ADM
Eleanor von Neumann (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Josie von Neumann (USA)Result: 11th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (2:17.460)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
126126 - Ferrari 250 TR #0718TR - Gordon GlyerFerrari 250 TR #0718TR - Ferrari TR; no.0718-LM5 V12 2953 cc N/ADM
Gordon Glyer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon Glyer (USA)Result: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (2:17.520)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
163163 - Ferrari 121 LM #0484LM - Sarrell EnterprisesFerrari 121 LM #0484LM - Ferrari L6 4400 cc N/A
Sarrell Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Rodger Ward (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident, 1st start)
Grid: 27th (2:18.590)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
211211 - Ferrari 412 MI #0744MI - Richie GintherFerrari 412 MI #0744MI - Ferrari V12 DOHC 4023 cc N/A
Richie Ginther (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richie Ginther (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid: 1st (2:06.970)
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
266266 - Lister - Jaguar #BHL116 - Kjell QvaleLister #BHL116 - Jaguar XK L6 3800 cc N/ACM
Kjell Qvale (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Flaherty (USA)Result: 6th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (2:14.800)
Colours: dark/light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
311311 - Devin - Oldsmobile - Miller-Hanson SpecialDevin Special Miller-Hanson # - Oldsmobile 5000 cc N/ABM
Miller-Hanson Special (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ak Miller (USA)Result: 12th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (2:16.850)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 01/09/2003Photo by courtesy of: Don Dean Sheffield
No photos available:
6The car is not available on a photoFerrari - Ferrari 2660 cc N/ADM
Roger Bloxham-
-
Driven by: Roger Bloxham (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:42.510) - 47th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven Le Mans # - Climax FWA L4 2v SOHC 1098 cc N/A
Art Snyder (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Snyder (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:24.700) - 42nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1560 cc N/A
D. D. Michelmore (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: D. D. Michelmore (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:22.960) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoPink Elephant Mk II # - Chevrolet 4242 cc N/A
Jim Chaffee (USA)-
-
Driven by: Jim Chaffee (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:47.720) - 48th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356A Carrera - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/A
Riviera Imported Cars (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:24.530) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR #0756TR - Ferrari Tipo 128 LM V12/60° 2v SOHC 2952 cc N/ADM
Morgensen Motors (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Morgensen (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (2:15.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #013 - Porsche 1498 cc N/AFM
Precision Motor Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)Result: 3rd 1st in FM (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (2:12.840)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 # - Chevrolet 4640 cc N/A
Lundin Motors Inc. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bondurant (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:22.200) - 34th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2992 cc N/A
R. G. Lewis and Co. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dean Mears (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:24.160) - 39th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche 1589 cc N/AEM
Imported Sports Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sam Weiss (USA)Result: 5th 1st in EM (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (2:14.070)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoFerrari 410 Sport #0596CM - Ferrari V12 4990 cc N/ACM
R. Robt and Bruce Danielson (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Oker (USA)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (2:12.190)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #021 - Porsche 1500 cc N/A
Pedro Rodriguez, Sr. (MEX)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ricardo Rodriguez (MEX)Result: did not finish (Blown piston)
Grid: 12th (2:12.850)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car is not available on a photoFerrari 375 Plus #0478AM - Ferrari V12 4900 cc N/A
Frank Arciero (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident, 1st start)
Grid: 4th (2:10.050)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car is not available on a photoOl'Yaller Mk II # - Buick 6000 cc N/A
Max Balchowsky (USA)-
-
Driven by: Max Balchowsky (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB3S #112 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5500 cc N/A
Jack Graham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Graham (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident, 1st start)
Grid: 19th (2:16.120)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche 1487 cc N/A
Competition Motors (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack McAfee (USA)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft)
Grid: 13th (2:13.690)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoDevin SS - Chevrolet Corvette 4640 cc
Evans Industries (USA)-
-
Driven by: Andy Porterfield (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:24.400) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoL & S Special # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5000 cc N/A
Jesse J. Tidwell (USA)-
-
Driven by: Jesse J. Tidwell (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jack Johanson (USA)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:30.350) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoMaserati 450S #4505=>4506 - Maserati no.4513 V8 5700 cc N/A
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Daigh (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (2:07.020)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
100The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type #XKD 531 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3443 cc N/A
Ray Seher (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Seher (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:20.120) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
103The car is not available on a photoScarab Mk II #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/A
Leader Card, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Jeffords (USA)Result: did not finish (Injector)
Grid: 10th (2:12.540)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
107The car is not available on a photoBocar XP-5 # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5000 cc N/A
Peter Hand Brewery (USA)-
-
Driven by: Harry Heuer (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:21.270) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
110The car is not available on a photoLotus 15 #619 - Ferrari 500TRC; no:0708 L4 1990 cc N/AEM
Martys Used Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Parsons (USA)Result: 10th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (2:14.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
120The car is not available on a photoFerrari 750 Monza # - Ferrari L4 3000 cc N/ACM
Lloyd Katskee (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Loyal Katskee (USA)Result: 13th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (2:19.400) - 28th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
121The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark IX # - MG 1640 cc N/A
Bob Challman (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Challman (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:32.580) - 45th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
143The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TR #0650MDTR - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/A
Geo Harm (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Cornett (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:23.310) - 37th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
169The car is not available on a photoHagemann Special # - Buick V8 5600 cc N/A
Broadway Animal Hospital (USA)-
-
Driven by: Alex Budurin (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 25th (2:17.860)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
181The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL S # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5500 cc N/A
R. B. Becker (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Johnny Mantz (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel leak)
Grid: 16th (2:14.740)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
182The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL110 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5700 cc N/A
Fiek Plumbing Co. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Wayne Weiler (USA)Result: did not finish (Dragging belly-pan)
Grid: 20th (2:16.120)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
234The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV A - 1100 cc N/A
John Peters (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Peters (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:31.280) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
243The car is not available on a photoCooper # - Porsche 1598 cc N/A
Al Whatley (USA)-
-
Driven by: Al Whatley (USA)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (2:23.080) - 36th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoJaguar Special # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5000 cc N/A
(USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Hulette (USA)Result: did not finish (Front damper)
Grid: 28th (2:33.460) - 46th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photo
Jack Brumby-
-
Driven by: Jack Brumby (USA)Result: practiced only (Accident in testing)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photo
Jack Brumby-
-
Driven by: Jack Brumby (USA)Result: practiced only (Accident in testing)
Grid: T-car
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:
10The car did not arriveAlfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce - Alfa Romeo 1300 cc N/A
Martinez-Presberger (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Chuck Kessinger (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car did not arriveCooper Monaco T49 #CM/6/59 - 1962 cc N/A
Chas. Keisler (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Fitch (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveLotus Mark X # - 1320 cc s/c
Lotus Cars (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: John Timanus (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveLotus Eleven # - L4 1098 cc N/A
Kirk Neumann, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Kurt Neumann (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car did not arriveFerrari 500 Mondial - Ferrari 1900 cc N/A
Italia Motors (USA)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveMercury Roadster - 6500 cc
Wm. Hitchcock (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: William Hitchcock (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car did not arriveFerrari 340 MM - Ferrari 4100 cc N/A
Italia Motors (USA)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari 3000 cc N/A
Pedro Rodriguez, Sr. (MEX)-
-
Drivers listed: Pedro Rodriguez (MEX)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car did not arriveLotus Eleven Sebring # - L4 1098 cc
Pete Brock (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Pete Brock (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car did not arriveWillment - 1500 cc
Tony Settember (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Tony Settember (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car did not arriveLotus Mille Miglia - 1100 cc
Ray Pickering (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Ray Pickering (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car did not arriveFerrari 375 MM # - Maserati 4200 cc N/A
Frank Arciero (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Skip Hudson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
109The car did not arriveFerrari 625 TRC - Ferrari 2500 cc N/A
Pabst Motor, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
117The car did not arriveCampbell Special # - JAP 1100 cc N/A
Bill Campbell-Keenan Wynn (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Bob Harris (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
118The car did not arriveLotus 15 #619 - Ferrari 500TRC; no:0708 L4 2000 cc N/A
Ecurie-LesMordus (CH)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jean Pierre Kunstle (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
142The presence of the car is unknownHH Special - 5000 cc N/A
Wm. Hilf (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Doug Walker (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
172The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft 500 X2 # - Cadillac 5700 cc N/A
El Monte (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: /Mickey Thompson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
177The car did not arriveOsca TN Le Mans #1169 - Osca 1498 cc N/A
Bill Leyden (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Bill Leyden (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
271The car did not arriveLotus Eleven - 1500 cc
Moradyne Co. (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jim Boxburger (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Don Dean Sheffield (1)
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