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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Glen Trophy 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 - Glen Trophy

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

Entered: 50

Practiced: unknown

Started: 37

Classified: 28

Class C - Production (CP) : CL:8

Class D - Production 2 (DP/2) : CL:3

Class D - Production 1 (DP/1) : CL:9

Class E - Production (EP) : CL:8

Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Glen Trophy 1955
Photos by courtesy of: Bob Slater (13) and Dan McBride (12)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 13/02/2019 Last photo update on this page: 13/02/2019
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1818 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - George TilpMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
George Tilp (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: winner - (120.218 kph)
Grid: 15th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
2121 - Jaguar XK140 MC - Dr. M. R. J. WyllieJaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Dr. M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Margaret Wyllie (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 7th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
3030 - Aston Martin DB2/4 - John F. Clapp, Jr.Aston Martin DB2/4 # - Aston Martin 2580 cc N/ADP/1
John F. Clapp, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Clapp (USA)Result: 14th 1st in DP/1
Grid:
Colours: light metallic blue (+gold)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
4949 - Jaguar XK120 M - Geo. J. ConstantineJaguar XK120 M - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Geo. J. Constantine (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Constantine (USA)Result: 4th
Grid: 9th
Colours: light green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
6262 - Jaguar XK140 MC - Robert M. GrossmanJaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Robert M. Grossman (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Grossman (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
6565 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - J. Edward HugusMercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2988 cc N/ADP/2
J. Edward Hugus (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Hugus (USA)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th
Colours: beige (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
6767 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Arthur R. SimmonsMercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
Arthur R. Simmons (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Simmons (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 14th
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
7979 - Jaguar XK140 MC - Richard KesslerJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Richard Kessler (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Kessler (USA)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
9898 - Austin-Healey 100 - Charles L. Andrews, IIIAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Charles L. Andrews, III (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Andrews (USA)Result: 26th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride and Bob Slater
9999 - Austin-Healey 100 - Richard WhitsonAustin-Healey 100 # - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Richard Whitson (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Whitson (USA)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
109109 - Austin-Healey 100 - Frank S. Pohanka, Jr.Austin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Frank S. Pohanka, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Pohanka (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
118118 - Jaguar XK140 MC - R. E. Mason, Jr.Jaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
R. E. Mason, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Raymond Mason (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride and Bob Slater
125125 - AC Ace - John C. DowdAC Ace - AC L6 OHC 1991 cc N/AEP
John C. Dowd (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Dowd (USA)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
142142 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
(USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Arents (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
208208 - Morgan TR2 - Mike RothschildMorgan Plus 4 - Triumph TR2 L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Mike Rothschild (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Rothschild (USA)Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
216216 - Morgan Plus 4 - Gaston AndreyMorgan Plus 4 # - Triumph TR2 L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Gaston AndreyOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Gaston Andrey (CH)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater and Dan McBride
248248 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Chet FlynnMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2990 cc N/ADP/2
Chet Flynn (YV)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chester Flynn (YV)Result: 8th
Grid: 14th
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
No photos available:
0The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Jack Pry (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Wallace (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jack Pry (USA)
Result: 5th
Grid: 5th
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
S. W. Blackman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Sid W. Blackman (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 # - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Stewart Rutherford (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Stewart Rutherford (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Harry Meades (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Meades (USA)Result: 24th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoAC Ace - AC L6 OHC 1991 cc N/AEP
Joe Bojalad (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Bojalad (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Victor V. Forno (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Victor Forno (USA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet 4344 cc N/ACP
Addison W. Austin (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Addison Austin (USA)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoMorgan - Triumph TR2 1991 cc N/AEP
Gunnard A. Rubini (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Gunnard Rubini (USA)Result: 11th 1st in EP
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
96The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Harold G. Kunz, M.D. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harold Kunz (USA)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
108The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Hugh H. Sutherland (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hugh Sutherland (CDN)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
112The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Dr. R. K. Thompson, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in CP (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
124The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Robert I. Kahmer (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Kahmer (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
141The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Ecurie Chacun a Son Gout (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Malcolm Donaldson (USA)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
154The car is not available on a photoMorgan Plus 4 - L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
Capt. Mike Ashley, U.S.M.C. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Mike Ashley (USA)Result: 23rd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
180The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Harry E. Carter (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Carter (USA)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
181The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
James J. Jackson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: James Jackson (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
198The car is not available on a photoMorgan - Triumph TR2 1991 cc N/AEP
Ben Hall (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Ben Hall (USA)Result: 21st
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
212The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR2 - Triumph 1990 cc N/AEP
Austin W. Davis (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Austin Davis (USA)Result: 22nd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
215The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2659 cc N/ADP/1
Dominic R. Ravesi (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dominic Ravesi (USA)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
219The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Buel W. Kinne (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Buel Kinne (USA)Result: 27th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
300The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR2 - Triumph 1996 cc N/AEP
Robert C. Goldich (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Goldich (USA)Result: 20th
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:
52The car did not arriveMorgan Plus 4 - L4 OHV 1991 cc N/AEP
John G. MacKenzie (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: John G. MacKenzie (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car did not arriveExcalibur J # - Willys L6 2638 cc N/A
Brooks Stevens (USA)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
85The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
David L. Herson (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: William Kinchloe (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
92The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Gerlad A. Germuga, Lt. Cm1C (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Gerlad A. Germuga (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The car did not arriveJaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Robert Weiler (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Robert Weiler (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
113The car did not arriveJaguar XK120 M - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
David A. Deuble (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: David Deuble (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
133The car did not arriveMercedes-Benz 300 SL # - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
Paul von Antwerpen (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Paul van Antwerpen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
183The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
Roy Jackson-Moore (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Roy Jackson-Moore (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
226The car did not arriveMercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
Byron Rondabush (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Byron Rondabush (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
230The car did not arriveMercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2996 cc N/ADP/2
Fred Scalvi (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Fred Sclavi (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
242The car did not arriveJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACP
Herb Hoefler (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Herb Hoefler (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
243The car did not arriveTriumph TR2 - Triumph 1991 cc N/AEP
James S. P. Robinson (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ron McConkey (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
246The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADP/1
J. Robins McCormick (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: J. R. McCormick (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Dan McBride (5)
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