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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1959
Event: 12th Annual Grand Prix Watkins GlenDate: 26.9.1959
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 3.701 kmsDistance: 100 milesAttendance: unknown

Watkins Glen Grand Prix

Start time: 15:20; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 34

Practiced: unknown

Started: 27

Classified: 16

Class B - Modified (BM) : ST:5, CL:1
Class C - Modified (CM) : ST:8, CL:6
Class D - Modified (DM) : ST:3, CL:1
Class E - Modified (EM) : ST:5, CL:3
Class F - Modified (FM) : ST:6, CL:5
Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1959
Photos by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas (32)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/12/2007 Last photo update on this page: 28/12/2007
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11 - Maserati 200S - Charles KolbMaserati 200S I # - Maserati 2000 cc N/AEM
Charles Kolb (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kolb (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
66 - Porsche 718 RSK #019 - Harry C. BlanchardPorsche 718 RSK #019 - Porsche N/AFM
Harry C. Blanchard (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Harry Blanchard (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in FM
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
1212 - Ferrari 335 Sport #0764 - Alan ConnellFerrari 335 Sport #0764 - Ferrari V12 4100 cc N/ACM
Alan Connell (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Alan Connell (USA)Result: 5th
Grid:
Colours: silver (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
1616 - Maserati 150S #1673 - E. F. SpicerMaserati 150S #1673 - Maserati 1500 cc N/AFM
E. F. Spicer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: E. F. Spicer (USA)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
2929 - Ferrari 500 Mondial #0536MD - Robert J. DeGrawFerrari 500 Mondial #0536MD - Ferrari N/AEM
Robert J. DeGraw (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bucher (USA)
listed, never drove:
Donald Peters (USA)
Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
3636 - Lister Kelso Chevrolet #BHL114 - Kelso Auto DynamicsLister Kelso #BHL114 - Chevrolet Corvette N/ABM
Kelso Auto Dynamics (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Windridge (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
4848 - Sadler Mk III Chevrolet - Bill SadlerSadler Mk III # - Chevrolet BM
Bill Sadler (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Sadler (CDN)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
4949 - Aston Martin DBR2/420 #1 - Elisha Walker, Jr.Aston Martin DBR2/420 #1 - Aston Martin L6 4200 cc N/ACM
Elisha Walker, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Constantine (USA)Result: 2nd (26s000 behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
5252 - Jaguar C-type #XKC 030 - Gordon C. MacKenzieJaguar C-type #XKC 030 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3500 cc N/ACM
Gordon C. MacKenzie (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon MacKenzie (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
6060 - Lister Costin Jaguar #BHL123 - Briggs S. CunninghamLister Costin #BHL123 - Jaguar XK N/ACM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)Result: winner - (140.818 kph) - margin: 26s000
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
6161 - Lister - Jaguar #BHL101? - Briggs S. CunninghamLister #BHL101? - Jaguar N/ACM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Crawford (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
6262 - Lister - Jaguar - Briggs S. CunninghamLister # - Jaguar CM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)/Ed Crawford (USA)
listed, never drove:
Phil Forno (USA)
Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
7474 - Porsche 718 RSK #014 - Cyrus L. FultonPorsche 718 RSK #014 - Porsche N/AFM
Cyrus L. Fulton (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Sesslar (USA)Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
9595 - Ferrari 250 GT California #1451GT - Robert M. GrossmanFerrari 250 GT California LWB #1451GT - Ferrari V12 2953 cc N/ADM
Robert M. Grossman (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Grossman (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
140140 - Porsche 718 RSK #031 - Bernie VihlPorsche 718 RSK #031 - Porsche N/AFM
Bernie Vihl (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Holbert (USA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
281281 - Chevrolet Corvette SR-2 #E56F002522 - Bud GatesChevrolet Corvette SR-2 #E56F002522 - Chevrolet V8 N/ABM
Bud Gates (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bud Gates (USA)
listed, never drove:
Duke Knowlton (USA)
Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: darker (+lighter)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
No photos available:
33The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
Edward R. Speare,, II (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Newton Davis (USA)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
45The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC N/ADM
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: G. Claric (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
78The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS # - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AEM
Millard Ripley (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Millard Ripley (USA)Result: 10th 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
91The car is not available on a photoHi-Tork Special No.1 #0364AM (Ferrari) - Chevrolet 327 V8 5359 cc s/cBM
J. M. R. Lyeth, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Richard Lyeth (USA)Result: 9th 1st in BM
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
108The car is not available on a photoFerrari 857 S #0570M - Chevrolet Corvette V8 N/ACM
William C. King (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William C. King (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
150The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 MM #0276MM - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4600 cc N/ACM
A. M. Faust (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bud Faust (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
170The car is not available on a photoCisitalia #FM
Jim Forno (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: James Forno (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: lighter (+light)
Tyres: unknown
186The car is not available on a photoTriumph TR3 - Triumph EM
Joseph A. Peters (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Joe Peters (CDN)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
194The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark X # - Bristol L6 1971 cc N/AEM
Robert Kahmer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Kahmer (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
213The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 3000 # - BMC N/ADM
Frederick J. Hayes (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Fred Hayes (CDN)Result: 13th 1st in DM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
252The car is not available on a photoTaurus SpecialBM
-
-
Driven by: L. D. Morrisett (USA)Result: did not finish
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:
17The car did not arriveSHE EnsleyBM
Jack R. Ensley (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Jack Ensley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car did not arriveCooper Monaco T49 #CM/6/59 - N/AEM
Charles Kreisler (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Fitch (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveFerrari 500 TRC # - Ferrari L4 2000 cc N/AEM
M. J. Garber (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Gaston Andrey (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car did not arriveMaserati Tipo 61 #2453 - Maserati N/ADM
E. D. Martin (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: E. D. Martin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
135The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari CM
Edward H. Gelder (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Ed Gelder (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
193The car did not arriveAustin-Healey - BMC N/ADM
Dudley Smolen (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Dudley Smolen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
272The car did not arriveOsca MT4 1500 # - Osca 1500 cc N/AFM
Lonnie Rix (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Lonnie Rix (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Photos by: Dave Nicholas (4)
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