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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Queen Catherine Cup 1955
Event: 8th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix at Watkins GlenDate: 17.9.1955
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course (USA), 7.403 kmsDistance: 11 lapsAttendance: 100000

Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Queen Catherine Cup

Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2, standing start; Weather: sunny, breezy, dry

Entered: 60

Practiced: unknown

Started: 41

Classified: 30

Class F - Modified (FM) : CL:6

Class G - Modified (GM) : CL:10

Class H - Modified (HM) : CL:4

Class F - Production Porsche (FP) : CL:10

Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Queen Catherine Cup 1955
Photos by courtesy of: Bob Slater (30) and Dan McBride (7)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 06/07/2015 Last photo update on this page: 13/02/2019
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44 - Bandini - Dolph VilardiBandini - 746 cc N/AHM
Dolph Vilardi (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Dolph Vilardi (USA)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
3333 - Porsche 550 - Frederic W. Procter, Jr.Porsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1488 cc N/AFM
Frederic W. Procter, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fred Procter (USA)Result: 4th
Grid: 11th
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater and Dan McBride
6161 - Osca - Briggs S. CunninghamOsca MT4 # - Osca L4 N/AFM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)
listed, never drove:
Briggs Cunningham, Jr. (USA)
Result: did not finish (Half shaft)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride and Bob Slater
7474 - PBX Special - Candy PoolePBX Special # - Crosley 748 cc N/AHM
Candy Poole (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Candy Poole (USA)Result: 11th 1st in HM
Grid: 23rd
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
7575 - Lotus Mark IX Climax - Len BastrupLotus Mark IX # - Climax 1098 cc N/AGM
Len Bastrup (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Len Bastrup (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in GM (1m13s200 behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater and Dan McBride
7777 - Abarth 207A Spyder #001 - John BentleyAbarth 207A Spyder #001 - Fiat no.102352/Abarth L4 2v OHV 1089 cc N/AGM
John Bentley (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Bentley (USA)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
8181 - Lotus Mark VI MG - William E. Klinck, Jr.Lotus Mark VI # - MG 1466 cc N/AFM
William E. Klinck, Jr. (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Klinck (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
8484 - Giaur - Francis J. DominianniGiaur # - 748 cc N/AHM
Francis J. Dominianni (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Dominianni (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
8989 - Porsche 356 Super Speedster - E. PupulidyPorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
E. Pupulidy (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Emil Pupulidy (USA)Result: 5th 1st in FP
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
103103 - Porsche 550 - William H. WeldonPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
William H. Weldon (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Weldon (USA)Result: winner - (118.029 kph) - margin: 1s200
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
120120 - Siata 300BC Spyder Fiat #ST... (Siata) - James Diaz, Jr.Siata 300BC Spider (Siata) - Fiat 1089 cc N/AGM
James Diaz, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James Diaz (USA)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: grey
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
128128 - Sadler Special - Bill SadlerSadler Mk I # - 1486 cc N/AFM
Bill Sadler (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Sadler (CDN)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
132132 - Alfa Romeo Giulietta #1493.00668 - Henry W. Wessells IIIAlfa Romeo Giulietta #1493.00668 - Alfa Romeo no.1315.00744 L4 2v DOHC 1290 cc N/AGM
Henry W. Wessells III (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Wessells (USA)Result: 26th
Grid:
Colours: light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
136136 - Porsche 356 Super Speedster - Lake C. UnderwoodPorsche 356 Super Speedster # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Lake C. Underwood (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Lake Underwood (USA)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
140140 - Porsche 356A - Alan R. Patterson, IIPorsche 356A - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1500 cc N/AFP
Alan R. Patterson, II (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Alan Patterson (USA)Result: 20th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
146146 - Porsche 550 - Arthur S. Bunker, Jr.Porsche 550 # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC 1498 cc N/AFM
Arthur S. Bunker, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Art Bunker (USA)Result: 2nd (1s200 behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater and Dan McBride
166166 - Siata 300BC Spyder Crosley #ST407BC (Siata) - Ecurie BroqueSiata 300BC Spider #ST407BC (Siata) - Crosley 722 cc N/AHM
Ecurie Broque (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Yares (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark bue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
173173 - PBJ - Hopper du Bois Johnson, M.D.PBJ - 750 cc N/AHM
Hopper du Bois Johnson, M.D. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hopper du Bois Johnson (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: black (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
185185 - MG TD - Richard M. LordMG TD # - MG 1286 cc N/AGM
Richard M. Lord (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Lord (USA)Result: 30th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
187187 - Osca Special - Skip SwartleyOsca Special # - Osca 1092 cc N/AGM
Skip Swartley (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Skip Swartley (USA)Result: 22nd
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
196196 - MG Special - Joseph GiubardoMG Special - MG 1493 cc N/AFM
Joseph Giubardo (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Giubardo (USA)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
202202 - Bandini - Henry G. FanelliBandini - 1400 cc N/AFM
Henry G. Fanelli (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Fanelli (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
204204 - Moretti - Max J. Goldman, Jr.Moretti - N/AHM
Max J. Goldman, Jr. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Max Goldman (USA)Result: 24th
Grid:
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
234234 - MG TD - Walter P. KernMG TD - MG 1250 cc N/AGM
Walter P. Kern (USA)Closed soft-top bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Kern (USA)Result: 29th
Grid:
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
251251 - Siata 300BC Spyder - John NorwoodSiata 300BC Spider - 1089 cc N/AGM
John Norwood (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Norwood (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
269269 - MG TDMG TD - MG 1250 cc N/A
(USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pat McManus (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
No photos available:
20The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Speedster # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
C. Chandler Lawrence (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Chandler Lawrence (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1500 cc N/AFP
Bud Fehnel (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bud Fehnel (USA)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoBandini Sp. # - 1100 cc N/AGM
Tony Pompeo (USA)-
-
Driven by: Antonio Pompeo (I)Result: 23rd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Paul J. Flinkinger (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Paul Flinkinger (USA)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoMG Special # - MG 1280 cc N/AGM
Richard M. Matthews (USA)-
-
Driven by: Richard Matthews (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
90The car is not available on a photoMG TC - MG 1300 cc N/AGM
William Jennings Bryan (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: William Jennings Bryan (USA)Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
115The car is not available on a photoSiata 300BC Spider #ST... (Siata) - Crosley 748 cc N/AHM
Jan C. Mueller (USA)Open bodywork
-
Driven by: William S. Mitchell (USA)Result: 27th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
117The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Coupe - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Warren Steele (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Warren Steele (USA)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
130The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1500 cc N/AFP
John E. Ryan (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jack Ryan (USA)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
137The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Bengt Soderstrom (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bengt Soderstrom (USA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: darker (+light)
Tyres: unknown
152The car is not available on a photoAbarth 207A Spyder # - 1100 cc N/AGM
Lt. Col. Robert B. Kuhn (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Kuhn (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
157The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Tex Hopkins (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Tex Hopkins (USA)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
178The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
William R. Lilley (USA)Open bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: William Lilley (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
207The car is not available on a photoMG TD - MG 1300 cc N/A
Ken Wanamaker (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ken Wanamaker (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
217The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 America - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Donald J. Baker (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Donald Baker (USA)Result: 21st
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:
34The car did not arrivePBS Special # - Crosley 748 cc N/AHM
Hal Stetson (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Hal Stetson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car did not arriveCrosley Roadster - Crosley 750 cc N/AHM
Lyndon G. Arnold (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Lyndon G. Arnold (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car did not arrivePorsche 356 - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
G. W. Fleming (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Bill Fleming (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car did not arrivePorsche 356 Speedster - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Warren James (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Warren James (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
102The car did not arriveGoldmanini - 1290 cc N/A
Max J. Goldman, Jr. (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Max Goldman (USA)Result: did not arrive (Raced Moretti)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
103The car did not arriveSiata 300BC (Siata) - Crosley 750 cc N/AHM
William H. Weldon (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Bill Weldon (USA)Result: did not arrive (Raced Porsche 550)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
104The car did not arrivePorsche 356 Super - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1442 cc N/AFP
Jack F. Manting (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jack Manting (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
122The car did not arriveBandini # - 745 cc N/AHM
H. A. Rudkin, Jr. (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Henry Rudkin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
143The car did not arriveOsca MT4 #1138? - Offenhauser 1490 cc N/AFM
Ecurie Chacun a Son Gout (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Jim Pauley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
144The car did not arriveLotus Mark VIII - 1098 cc N/AGM
Roger Merrill, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Roger Merrill (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
145The car did not arrivePorsche 356 # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1488 cc N/AFP
Thomas P. Waring, M.D. (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Thomas Waring (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
177The car did not arriveOsca MT4 - Osca L4 1092 cc N/AGM
Rees T. Makins (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Rees Makins (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
192The car did not arriveMG TD - MG 1366 cc N/AFM
Dick Kuehner (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Dick Kuehner (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
193The car did not arriveMG TC - MG XPAG 1272 cc N/A
Frank W. Baptista (USA)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Raced in Collier Brothers Memorial race)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
204The car did not arriveCrosley - Crosley 746 cc N/AHM
Louis C. Pessolano, M.D. (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Louis Pessolano (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
224The car did not arriveSiata 300BC Spider #ST... (Siata) - Fiat 1089 cc N/AGM
Ernst F. Ruffini (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Ernst Ruffini (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
235The car did not arrivePorsche 356 Super - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1500 cc N/AFP
John O'Connor (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: John O'Connor (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
236The car did not arriveKieft - MG N/A
Britt Ragsdale (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Britt Ragsdale (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
250The car did not arriveGates - 1298 cc N/A
Richard Gates (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Richard Gates (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
252The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC N/ADM
Reg Ogilvie (CDN)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Reg Ogilvie (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Bob Slater (2)
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