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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1956
Event: 9th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix of Watkins GlenDate: 15.9.1956
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 3.701 kmsDistance: 22 lapsAttendance: 60000

Watkins Glen Grand Prix

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

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 19

Classified: 14

Class B - Modified (BM) : ST:3, CL:2

Class C - Modified (CM) : ST:8, CL:7

Class D - Modified (DM) : ST:3, CL:2

Class E - Modified (EM) : ST:5, CL:3

Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1956
Photos by courtesy of: James Trigwell (3), Dave Nicholas (3) and Frank Smart (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 21/04/2004 Last photo update on this page: 28/12/2007
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2929 - Allard JR Cadillac #3401 - Bob BucherAllard JR #3401 - Cadillac N/ABM
Bob Bucher (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bucher (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in BM (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red (+blue/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/04/2004Photo by courtesy of: Frank Smart
5353 - Jaguar D-type #XKD 523 - Walter F. HugglerJaguar D-type #XKD 523 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Walter F. Huggler (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walter Huggler (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
7575 - Frazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/124 - William M. WonderFrazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/124 - Bristol L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
William M. Wonder (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Wonder (USA)Result: 7th 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: white (+beige)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: James Trigwell
117117 - Frazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/163 - Frank W. TwaitsFrazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/163 - Bristol L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
Frank W. Twaits (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Adams (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Frank Twaits (USA)
Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: James Trigwell
121121 - Ferrari 500 TR #0614MDTR - William D. HelburnFerrari 500 TR #0614MDTR - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/AEM
William D. Helburn (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Helburn (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
130130 - Ferrari 500 Mondial #0536MD - D-D Racing TeamFerrari 500 Mondial #0536MD - Ferrari L4 N/AEM
D-D Racing Team (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Goldich (USA)Result: 7th 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/04/2004Photo by courtesy of: Frank Smart
139139 - Allard J2X Cadillac - Robert WilsonAllard J2X - Cadillac BM
Robert Wilson (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Wilson (USA)Result: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
No photos available:
4The car is not available on a photoFerrari 375 MM #0382AM - Ferrari V12 4500 cc N/ACM
Duncan Black (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Duncan Black (USA)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type #XKD 538 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Jack R. Ensley (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Ensley (USA)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoExcalibur SJ #BM
Brooks Stevens (USA)-
-
Driven by: Hal Ullrich (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoJaguar C-type #XKC 009 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
David Darrin (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Darrin (USA)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoSadler Mk II # - Chevrolet Corvette N/ACM
Bill Sadler (CDN)-
-
Driven by: Bill Sadler (CDN)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoJaguar D-type #XKD 545 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ACM
Mary L. Constantine (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Constantine (USA)Result: winner - (114.907 kph)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
74The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey Special # - BMC N/ADM
Joseph Giubardo (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Giubardo (USA)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S # - BMC A90 L4 N/ADM
Edward F. Droesch (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Droesch (USA)
listed, never drove:
Charles McAdams (USA)
Result: 10th 1st in DM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
87The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC EM
John R. Sharpe (USA)-
-
Driven by: Fred Woodmansee (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
97The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S # - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
Jim Fergusson (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Hayes (CDN)
listed, never drove:
Jim Fergusson (CDN)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
116The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey Special # - BMC N/ACM
Richard M. Matthews (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Matthews (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
122The car is not available on a photoKurtis Kraft - N/ACM
Hubert D. McPhail (USA)-
-
Driven by: Hubert McPhail (USA)Result: 14th
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:
15The car did not arriveAllard J2X # - DeSoto N/ACM
Donald G. MacNaughton (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Donald McNaughton (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMG TD V8-60 - V8/60° N/ADM
Burton D. Jones (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Burton Jones (USA)Result: did not arrive (Raced in S.C. race)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car did not arriveKurtis Kraft #BM
Wilfred Gray (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Wilfred Gray (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The car did not arriveFerrari 500 TR - Ferrari EM
Robert B. Publicker (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Robert Publicker (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette C1 - Chevrolet CM
Jacob M. Kaplan (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jake Kaplan (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
101The car did not arriveSiata 208CS Balbo #CS069 (Siata) - Ferrari 500 Mondial; no.0464MD L4 2000 cc N/AEM
Ecurie Chaque un a Son Gout (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Arents (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
107The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 S - BMC A90 L4 N/ADM
Thomas P. Luck (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Tom Luck (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
138The car did not arriveAston Martin DB3S #11 - Aston Martin L6 2922 cc N/ADM
Rodney Carveth (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Rod Carveth (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
149The car did not arriveFerrari 500 Mondial - Ferrari EM
Luigi Chinetti (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Bob Said (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
224The car did not arriveTriumph TR3 - Triumph L4 OHV N/AEM
George A. Parks (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Charlie Kolb (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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