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Event: International Formula Libre Grand Prix at Watkins GlenDate: 18.10.1959
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), 3.701 kmsDistance: 100 lapsAttendance: 10000

Formula Libre Watkins Glen

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: cold, windy, rain

Entered: unknown

Practiced: unknown

Started: 22

Classified: 14

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas (12)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/01/2009 Last photo update on this page: 25/01/2009
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11 - Cooper T51 Climax - British Racing PartnershipCooper T51 - Climax F1
British Racing PartnershipOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Stirling Moss (GB)Result: winner - (132.401 kph) - margin: 7 laps
Grid: 18th
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
55 - Elva Mk IIIElva Mk IIISports
Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Greatorex (USA)Result: 4th (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
99 - Jaguar D-type #XKD 523 - Joe GrimaldiJaguar D-type #XKD 523 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/ASports
Joe Grimaldi (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bruce Boyle (USA)/Joe Grimaldi (I)Result: 12th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
1515 - Elva FJr.Elva Formula JuniorFJr.
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Leavens (CDN)Result: 10th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
2424 - Midget - Offenhauser #O-10-46Kurtis Kraft Midget #O-10-46 - Offenhauser N/AMidget
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Jiggs Peters (USA)Result: 6th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
2525 - Maserati 300SMaserati 300S - Maserati Sports
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gaston Andrey (CH)Result: 5th (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
5858 - Midget - OffenhauserMidget - Offenhauser Midget
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Harkey (USA)Result: 14th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
7272 - LotusLotus 15 # - 2000 cc N/ASports
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sy Kaback (USA)Result: 8th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
7777 - Midget - OffenhauserMidget - Offenhauser Midget
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Shaffer (USA)/Bud Martin (USA)Result: 13th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
132132 - Lotus 15 ClimaxLotus 15 # - Climax 2000 cc N/ASports
(CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Entwistle (CDN)Result: 3rd (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: Dave Nicholas
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoMidget - Riley Midget
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Driven by: Bud Martin (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoMidget - Offenhauser Midget
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Driven by: E. Shaffer (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche N/ASports
Harry Blanchard (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger Penske (USA)Result: did not start (Illness in family)
Grid: - 1st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6AThe car is not available on a photoMidget - Offenhauser Midget
(USA)-
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Driven by: Tony Bonadies (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoSadler Mk III #Sports
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Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoMidget - Offenhauser Midget
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Randall (USA)Result: 7th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoMidget - Offenhauser Midget
Jerry ZelloOpen wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Johnson (USA)Result: 2nd (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM #0054M - Offenhauser Sports
(USA)-
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Driven by: Herb Swan (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoMidget - Offenhauser Midget
Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob McLain (USA)Result: 9th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
71The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS - Porsche N/ASports
(USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vic Meinhardt (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
138The car is not available on a photoFerrari 212 Export #0086E - Ferrari V12 N/ASports
(USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: James Flynn (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
140The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK #031 - Porsche N/ASports
(USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Holbert (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 1st - 2nd fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
194The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark X # - Bristol L6 1971 cc N/ASports
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Kahmer (USA)Result: 11th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
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:
11The car did not arriveMaserati 250F - Maserati F1
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Drivers listed: Jo Bonnier (S)Result: did not arrive (Car not available)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The car did not arriveAston Martin DBR2/420 #1 - Aston Martin L6 4200 cc N/ASports
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Constantine (USA)Result: did not arrive (Engine)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Dave Nicholas (1)
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