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Programme Cover
Programme Cover - Torrey Pines 6 Hours 1955
Event: Sixth Running Torrey Pines Road RacesDate: 22.10.1955
Track: Torrey Pines (USA), 4.345 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Torrey Pines 6 Hours

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

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 55

Classified: 35

Class B - Modified (BM) : ST:2, CL:1
Class C - Modified (CM) : ST:7, CL:5
Class D - Modified (DM) : ST:2, CL:2
Class E - Modified (EM) : ST:2, CL:2
Class F - Modified (FM) : ST:6, CL:3
Class G - Modified (GM) : ST:3, CL:1
Class H - Modified (HM) : ST:6, CL:4
Class C - Production (CP) : ST:1
Class D - Production (DP) : ST:6, CL:3
Class E - Production (EP) : ST:6, CL:5
Class F - Production (FP) : ST:14, CL:9
Entry List
Entry List - Torrey Pines 6 Hours 1955
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2007 Last photo update on this page: 22/02/2007
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7070 - Jaguar C-type - Bob DowneyJaguar C-type # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Bob Downey (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Woods (USA)Result: winner - (105.895 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Robert Engberg (TAM'S) Tam's Old Race Car Site
145145 - MG Playan Special - Marion J. PlayanPlayan Special # - MG 1466 cc N/AFM
Marion J. Playan-
-
Driven by: Marion Playan (USA)/Bob Mauser (USA)Result: did not finish (Rod bearing, lost oil preassure)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dick Russell Tam's Old Race Car Site
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP
Geo. Tilp (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Phil Hill (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in DP (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoArnolt-Bristol # - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/AEP
Ned H. YarterOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: H. C. Hoppe (USA)Ned Yarter (USA)Result: 13th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Bill Friedauer-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bill Friedauer (USA)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Erich Bucklers-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Eric Buckler (USA)/Richie Ginther (USA)Result: 9th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car is not available on a photoArnolt-Bristol # - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/AEP
Paul A. Berry (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Willett (USA)/Jack Dort (USA)Result: 10th 1st in EP (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoFord Special - De Soto 4842 cc N/ACM
Fred T. Van Beuren-
-
Driven by: Fred Van Beuren (MEX)Result: 32nd (57 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoDevin # - Panhard 745 cc N/AHM
James A. Orr-
-
Driven by: James Orr (USA)/Bill Devin (USA)Result: did not finish (Lost wire on generator, broken spark plug)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type # - Jaguar XK; no:E-1009-8 L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Carlyle Blackwell (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Carlyle Blackwell (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken brake line)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft # - Buick V8 5200 cc N/ABM
Bill MurphyOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Murphy (USA)/Bill Stroppe (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken radius rod)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP
Lance ReventlowClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lance Reventlow (USA)/Bruce Kessler (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Speedster # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Ed Barker-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ed Barker (USA)/Bob Drake (USA)Result: 8th 1st in FP (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoMG A - BMC B series L4 2v OHV 1489 cc N/AFP
P. G. GoughOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)/Cy Yedor (USA)Result: 18th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoMG TF # - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AFP
J. E. Lumkin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Lumkin (USA)/John Snider (USA)Result: 20th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoMG TC # - MG XPAG 1250 cc N/AFP
Steve Dredge (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Dredge (USA)
listed, never drove:
Bill Dredge (USA)
Result: 26th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoPanhard Special - Panhard 748 cc N/AHM
Jack Duff-
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Driven by: Jack Duff (USA)/F. E. Parker (USA)Result: 31st (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoDoretti # - 1991 cc N/AEP
Dr. J. A. McEachen (USA)-
-
Driven by: James McEachen (USA)/George Rosenthal (USA)Result: 33rd (63 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoRiviera Special TC # - 1466 cc N/AFM
Clarence Raville (USA)-
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Driven by: Clarence Raville (USA)/John Ferrell (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken leaf spring)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoJaguar Special - Jaguar 3750 cc N/ACM
Fred Woodward (USA)-
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Driven by: Fred Woodward (USA)/Harold Erb (USA)Result: 12th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR2 - Triumph L4 2500 cc N/ADM
Bill Knowe (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Knowe (USA)/Thomas Pierson (USA)Result: 23rd (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type #XKC 023 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Jack Douglas (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Douglas (USA)/Bill Pickford (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken valve)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
59The car is not available on a photoMorgan Plus 4 # - L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Ed Savin (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Oker (USA)
listed, never drove:
Ed Savin (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident => broken front axle)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S #AHS 3508 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
P. G. Gough (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Pringle (USA)/Roy Jackson-Moore (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in DM (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Ignacio LozanoOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ignacio Lozano (USA)/Jay Chamberlain (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident => broken water hose)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car is not available on a photoMG TC # - MG XPAG 1250 cc N/AFP
Lewis J. Spencer-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lew Spencer (USA)/Ralph Peterson (USA)Result: did not finish (Rod bearing burnt out)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoLancia Aurelia Spyder # - Lancia V6 OHV 2451 cc N/ADP
Kjell Quale-
Front-engined
Driven by: Lou Brero (USA)/Bob Gillespie (USA)Result: 6th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
68The car is not available on a photoFerrari  Spyder - Ferrari 1985 cc N/AEM
Terry Hall-
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Driven by: Terry Hall (USA)/Gene Curtis (USA)Result: 16th (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car is not available on a photoMG A - BMC B series L4 2v OHV 1489 cc N/AFP
P. G. Gough-
Front-engined
Driven by: Elliot Forbes-Robinson (USA)/Harry Hanford (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken oil line)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoMorgan Plus 4 # - L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Reg Parsons-
Front-engined
Driven by: Reg Parsons (USA)/Jim Mourning (USA)Result: 29th (43 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoCrosley Special - Crosley 749 cc N/AHM
Dean W. Patterson (USA)-
-
Driven by: Dean Patterson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Long
Result: did not finish (Mechanical failure)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/AFM
John Edgar (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack McAfee (USA)
listed, never drove:
Harry Jones (USA)
Result: 4th 1st in FM (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoMG TD Special # - MG 1288 cc N/AFM
Dr. Edward Boyd (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Edward Boyd (USA)/Hank De Olivera (USA)Result: 22nd (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoDevin - Panhard 745 cc s/cGM
Harvey Mayer (USA)-
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Driven by: Harvey Mayer (USA)Result: did not finish (Left rear wheel)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car is not available on a photoBetes & Seifried Special # - Panhard 850 cc N/AGM
Manuel Betes (USA)-
-
Driven by: Manuel Betes (USA)
listed, never drove:
Betes-Seifried
Result: 30th 1st in GM (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoCrosley Special # - Crosley 748 cc N/AHM
Chet Lancaster-
-
Driven by: Bob Patterson (USA)/Tony Long (USA)
listed, never drove:
Chet Lancaster (USA)
Result: 25th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoMG TD # - MG XPAG 1466 cc N/AFM
William A. Scott (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: William Scott (USA)/Linda Scott (USA)/Harry Hanford (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken valve)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
102The car is not available on a photoNardi Coupe - Chevrolet 4000 cc N/ACM
Wm. N. Rowley-
-
Driven by: William Rowley (USA)/Odie Gilstrapp (USA)
listed, never drove:
Merle Bashot (USA)
Result: 28th (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
109The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Frank Cleaver (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Robinson (USA)/Frank Cleaver (USA)/Ralph Phillips (USA)Result: 19th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
112The car is not available on a photoD.B. - Panhard 745 cc N/AHM
Stan Mullin-
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Driven by: Stan Mullin (USA)/Henry Manney (USA)Result: 35th (82 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
124The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP
Bob Menefee-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Menefee (USA)/Bob Corland (USA)Result: did not finish (Broken piston)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
127The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
W. R. Turner (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: W. R. Turner (USA)/Jean Pierre Kunstle (USA)Result: 5th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
132The car is not available on a photoMG TC # - MG XPAG 1250 cc N/AFP
Duane R. Feuerhelm (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Duane Feuerhelm (USA)Result: did not finish (Lost bearing)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
135The car is not available on a photoAllard J2X # - Cadillac 5428 cc N/ABM
Ennals W. Ives, Jr.-
-
Driven by: Ennals Ives (USA)Result: 15th 1st in BM (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
142The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP
Robert Piercy-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Piercy (USA)/Walt Stone (USA)Result: 14th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
160The car is not available on a photoMG A # - BMC B series L4 2v OHV 1489 cc N/AFP
P. G. Gough (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Parkinson (USA)/Robert Brigham (USA)Result: 17th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
165The car is not available on a photoMG TF 1500 # - MG XPAG L4 OHV 1466 cc N/AFP
James C. Harris (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Harrison Evans (USA)/James Harris (USA)Result: 21st (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
171The car is not available on a photoMG TF - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AFP
Donald Q. Roberts-
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Roberts (USA)/Arthur Gebhart (USA)Result: 24th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
173The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR2 - Triumph L4 2v OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Richard M. Seage-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Seage (USA)/Frank Vasnum (USA)Result: 34th (79 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
181The car is not available on a photoD.B. HBR Le Mans # - Panhard 745 cc N/AHM
François CrouzetOpen bodywork
-
Driven by: François Crouzet (F)
listed, never drove:
Harry Kite (USA)
Result: 11th 1st in HM (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
184The car is not available on a photoArnolt-Bristol - Bristol L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
John Williamson-
Front-engined
Driven by: John McLaughlin (USA)/Jim Peterson (USA)Result: 7th 1st in EM (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
187The car is not available on a photoMG TF 1500 # - MG XPAG L4 OHV 1497 cc N/AFP
Art Wilcox (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Wilcox (USA)/Robert Will (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes => accident)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
196The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP
Ralph L. Bicknell-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph L. Bicknell (USA)/Colin Smith (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump, into ditch, broken two wheels)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
237The car is not available on a photoMG TD Mk II # - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AFP
Sam Taylor (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Damon Dougan (USA)/Sam Taylor (USA)Result: 27th (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
271The car is not available on a photoAbarth 207A Spyder # - Osca 1098 cc N/AGM
Temple Buell-
-
Driven by: Temple Buell (USA)/Dave Rodensky (USA)Result: did not finish (Header tank burst, overheated, ran rod)
Grid:
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:
14The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP
Arkell Burhap-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Arkell Burhap/William Phillips (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveMG TD - MG XPAG 1250 cc N/AFP
Georges A. Lachman-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Lachman (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveTriumph TR2 - Triumph L4 2v OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
J. Charles Tebben-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: John Charles Tebben (USA)/Clark Shaw (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car did not arriveMG TD - MG XPAG 1290 cc N/AFP
Bruce Turner-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bruce Turner (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car did not arriveMG TD # - MG XPAG 1250 cc N/AFP
Robert Will (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Robert Will (USA)/Art Wilcox (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
46The car did not arriveMorgensen Special # - 5250 cc N/ABM
R. C. Morgensen (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Dick Morgensen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arriveAbarth 207A # - 1098 cc N/AGM
Temple Buell-
-
Drivers listed: Temple Buell (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
75The car did not arriveLotus Mark IX # - 1499 cc N/AFM
Rex Huddleston (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Rex Huddleston (USA)/George Rosenthal (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car did not arriveMoretti # - 748 cc N/AHM
Ernie McAfee-
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Drivers listed: Ernie McAfee (USA)/Bill Thomas (USA)Result: did not arrive (McAfee became a father)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car did not arrivePorsche 356 Super Speedster # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Dale Johnson (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Dale Johnson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car did not arriveMG Special # - MG 1450 cc N/AFM
Art Evans (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Art Evans (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
105The car did not arriveMG TF 1500 # - MG XPAG L4 OHV 1466 cc N/AFP
Hal Butler (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Mary Davis (USA)/George Dillaway (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
110The car did not arriveMG TF 1500 - MG XPAG L4 OHV 1466 cc N/AFP
Chuy Alcazar-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Chuy Alcazar (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
136The car did not arriveMG TC Special # - MG 1430 cc N/AFM
Tony Settember-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Tony Settember (USA)/Harlow Hummel (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
139The car did not arrivePorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Michael McCroskey-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Michael McCroskey (USA)/Henry Pickett (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
144The car did not arriveSinger SM1500 - L4 OHC 1497 cc N/AFP
Bill Dredge (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Dredge (USA)/Steve Dredge (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
157The car did not arriveSimca Special # - Crosley 745 cc N/AHM
Tommy Jamieson (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Tommy Jamieson (USA)/William Eschrich (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
169The car did not arriveAardvark # - Panhard F2 745 cc N/AHM
Aardvark Menagerie (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Aardvark Menagerie/John Porter (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
177The car did not arriveFerrari 375 MM #0372AM - Ferrari V12 4500 cc N/ACM
Temple Buell (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Temple Buell (USA)/Dabney Collins (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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