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Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1959
Event: Road America 500Date: 13.9.1959
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: 37000

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: 10:30; Grid: unknown; Weather: sunny, hot

Entered: 72

Practiced: unknown

Started: 53

Classified: 29

Class B - Modified (BM) : ST:5, CL:1
Class C - Modified (CM) : ST:14, CL:6
Class D - Modified (DM) : ST:8, CL:8
Class E - Modified (EM) : ST:7, CL:4
Class F - Modified (FM) : ST:8, CL:6
Class G - Modified (GM) : ST:11, CL:4
Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1959
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1The car is not available on a photoMaserati 200S I - Maserati EM
John Middleton (USA)-
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Driven by: John Middleton (USA)/Tom Fox (USA)Result: 21st (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
2The car is not available on a photoLotus 17 #GM
M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)/Margaret Wyllie (USA)Result: 20th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV # - N/AGM
Skip Lange (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Skip Lange (USA)/Burdette Martin (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche N/AFM
Dean Causey (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dean Causey (USA)/Chuck Rickert (USA)Result: 14th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: darker (+light)
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoElva - Climax GM
Wm. G. Tannhaeuser (USA)-
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Driven by: Bill Tannhaeuser (USA)/Pat Robertson (USA)Result: 23rd (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #019 - Porsche N/AFM
Harry C. Blanchard (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger Penske (USA)/Harry Blanchard (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in FM (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoFerrari 625 TR #0612MDTR - Ferrari 625 LM L4 2500 cc N/ADM
Harry J. Heuer (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Augie Pabst (USA)/Bill Wuesthoff (USA)Result: 9th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 Mondial #0414MD - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/AEM
H. R. Anderson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bud Anderson (USA)/Steve Wendt (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoJaguar XKSS #XKSS769 (XKD 550) - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Tossie Alex (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tossie Alex (USA)/William Jordan (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray SS # - Chevrolet V8 OHV N/ACM
Wm. L. Mitchell (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)/Anatole Lapine (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoJaguar XKSS - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Curly Smock (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Curly Smock (USA)/Dave Causey (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoFerrari 335 Sport #0764 - Ferrari V12 4100 cc N/ACM
Alan Connell (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Connell (USA)/Skip Hudson (USA)Result: 2nd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: Firestone
14The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Jack F. Manting (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Manting (USA)/Mike Ward (USA)Result: 18th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR #0720TR - Ferrari V12 N/ADM
James R. Johnston (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James Johnston (USA)/Ted Boynton (USA)/Bud Seaverns (USA)Result: 12th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoFerrari 225 S #0220ET - Ferrari V12 N/ADM
David C. Biggs (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: David Biggs (USA)/Martin Robert Bairne (USA)Result: 17th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette Special - Chevrolet CM
Glenn Baldwin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Glenn Baldwin (USA)/L. D. Morrisett (USA)Result: 22nd (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoPorsche 1500 # - Porsche FM
Capt. Wm. H. Cooper (USA)-
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Driven by: William Cooper (USA)/Lloyd Barton (USA)Result: 25th (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
C. L. Phillips (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Cliff Phillips (USA)/George LaCross (USA)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR #0754TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/ADM
George D. Keck (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Keck (USA)/Frank Becker (USA)Result: 10th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red (+blue/white)
Tyres: Englebert
25The car is not available on a photoWitch Doctor - Chevrolet Corvette CM
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-
Driven by: Dick Doane (USA)/Robert Gary (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoTojeiroGM
Wm. Von Esser (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: Carl Haas (USA)/John O'Connor (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark/darker
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #012 - Porsche N/AFM
Ernest Erickson (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ernie Erickson (USA)/Bob Ballenger (USA)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette SR-2 #E56F002522 - Chevrolet V8 N/ABM
Bud Gates (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Spooner (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bud Gates (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoCooper T39 # - N/AGM
Charles Cox (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charles Cox (USA)/Richard Gelse (USA)Result: 29th (117 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoDevin Healey - BMC N/ADM
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Driven by: Mark Doyne (USA)/Bud Leland (USA)Result: 26th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 Mondial Series II #0556MD=>0446MD - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/AEM
Robert Ready Davis (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ready Davis (USA)/Jack Hergenroether (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV #GM
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Baptista (USA)/Charles Wallace (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoDevin Healey - BMC N/ADM
W. E. Aldrich Ames II (USA)-
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Driven by: William Ames (USA)/Scott Beckett (USA)
listed, never drove:
Dewey Brohaugh (USA)
Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoLister Kelso #BHL114 - Chevrolet Corvette N/ACM
Mrs. Hary Clark Boden (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Windridge (USA)/Bob Holbert (USA)Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV # - N/AGM
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Tweedale (USA)/Walter Dickson (USA)Result: 13th 1st in GM (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV #GM
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kolb (USA)/Bill Horton (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoAC Le Mans # - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
Richard A. Milo (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Milo (USA)/Millard Ripley (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoFerrari 315 Sport #0656 - Ferrari V12 3800 cc N/ACM
E. D. Martin (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: E. D. Martin (USA)/William Kimberly (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoElva Mk III # - Alfa Romeo N/AEM
William E. Bradley (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: William Bradley (USA)/John Cook (USA)Result: 19th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoFerrari 500 TR #0622MDTR - Ferrari V12 N/AEM
Wayne Burnett (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Wayne Burnett (USA)/Owen Coon (USA)/Ted Baumgartner (USA)Result: 16th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DBR2/420 #1 - Aston Martin L6 4200 cc N/ACM
Elisha Walker, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/George Constantine (USA)Result: 5th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: green (+white/blue)
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoFerrari 315 Sport #0684 - Ferrari V12 N/ACM
Edward H. Gelder (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Gelder (USA)/Charles Weiss (USA)Result: 11th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoLotusGM
Ronald Letellier (USA)-
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Driven by: Ron Letellier (USA)/Don Swett (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 GT #1113 - Ferrari V12 N/ADM
William Sturgis (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Sturgis (USA)/Bob Bondurant (USA)Result: 8th 1st in DM (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car is not available on a photoLister Costin #BHL123 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)/Phil Forno (USA)
Ed Hugus (USA)
Result: did not finish (Broken rod)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL101 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)/John Fitch (USA)/Phil Forno (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ed Crawford (USA)
Result: 4th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL102 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Crawford (USA)/Walt Hansgen (USA)
listed, never drove:
Briggs Cunningham (USA), Ed Hugus (USA)
Result: winner - (132.256 kph) - margin: 3 laps
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoOsca S187 - Osca N/AGM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)-
-
Result: car not used
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoEchidna # - Chevrolet N/ABM
John Staver (USA)-
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Driven by: John Staver (USA)/Ed Grierson (USA)Result: 7th 1st in BM (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
William E. Bowman (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: William Bowman (USA)/Robert Weiler (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100-6 # - BMC C series L6 2v OHV 2639 cc N/ADM
Ralph L. Durbin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph Durbin (USA)/Harry Durbin (USA)Result: 24th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
67The car is not available on a photoEchidna #CM
Dr. Wm. Larson (USA)-
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Driven by: Bill Larson (USA)/John Staver (USA)/Don Skogmo (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoL & G Special (Ferrari) - Chevrolet Corvette BM
(USA)-
-
Driven by: Ray Hixon (USA)/Duke Knowlton (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #014 - Porsche N/AFM
Cyrus Fulton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Sesslar (USA)/Ernie Erickson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bob Holbert (USA)
Result: did not finish (Broken crank)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
E. L. Hall (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lee Hall (USA)/Jim Kaser (USA)Result: 15th (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoPorsche Durlite Mark III - Porsche FM
Robert Staples (USA)-
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Driven by: Bob Staples (USA)/Ed Walsh (USA)Result: 27th (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft 500 BBM
David L. Johnson (USA)-
-
Driven by: Joseph Concannon (USA)/David L. Johnson (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoLotus 15 # - Climax 2000 cc N/AEM
Pat Pigott (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pat Pigott (USA)/Frank Becker (USA)Result: 6th 1st in EM (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoHi-Tork Special No.1 # (Ferrari) - Chevrolet BM
JMR Lyeth, Jr. (USA)-
-
Driven by: Max Goldman (USA)/Bud Gates (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoLotusGM
Robert Roloson (USA)-
-
Driven by: Robert Roloson (USA)/John Haas (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IIIGM
Robert Wearn (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Wearn (USA)/Chuck Dietrich (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark
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.
Did not enter the race but still worth listing:
65TThe car is not available on a photoOsca S187 #763 - Osca N/AHM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Result:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Entered cars that did not arrive:
13The car did not arriveTalbot-Lago America - Talbot DM
Dr. Alex Ratelle (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Alex Ratelle (USA)/Art Abrahams (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arriveDevin Pilsner Special #EM
Robert Buchanan (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: R. C. Buchanan (USA)/Jack Lanham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car did not arriveEl Toro II Special #BM
Jack C. Baker (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Jack Baker (USA)/William Ames (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The car did not arriveJaguar D-type #XKD 536 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Don Skogmo (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Don Skogmo (USA)/Bill Larson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car did not arriveExcalibur SJBM
Brooks Stevens (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Hal Ullrich (USA)/Fred Beich (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car did not arriveLotus Eleven # - N/AGM
Ed French (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ed French (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arriveCooper Monaco T49 # - N/AEM
William S. Bowman (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: /Bill Bowman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car did not arriveAllard Gray Special #BM
Walter S. Gray (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Walt Gray (USA)/Tom Newcomer (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car did not arriveAllard J2X Le Mans #3153BM
Scott Beckett (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Scott Beckett (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car did not arriveFerrari TR - Ferrari DM
Thomas J. Schelble (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Tom Schelble (USA)/Fred Rediske (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
78The car did not arriveBocarBM
Harry J. Heuer (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Ed Pazdur (USA)/Robert Louden (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car did not arriveLotus Eleven - N/AGM
Ralph Jerrell (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ralph Jerrell (USA)/John Goans (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car did not arrivePorsche 550 RS - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Ted Baumgartner (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ted Baumgartner (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car did not arriveHi-Tork Special No.2 # (Ferrari) - Chevrolet BM
JMR Lyeth, Jr. (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Richard Lyeth (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car did not arriveFerrari 250 TR #0728TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/ADM
George Reed (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Reed (USA)/Alan Ross (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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