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Event: Carrera PanamericanaDate: 10.5.1950
Track: Carrera Panamericana (Mexico), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

Carrera Panamericana

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:5/5
Grid:unknown
Distance:9 legs
Attendance:unknown
Entered:132
Practiced:unknown
Started:126
Finished:58
Classified:47
Classes:
Touring di serie
Race notes:
There were 123 entries, including 57 from Mexico and 50 from the U. S., including everything from elderly couples on vacation to a heavy turnout of Yankee stock car handlers. The race started at Ciudad Juarez, across the Rio Grande from E1 Paso, Texas, and ended 2.106 miles later at Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, on the Guatemalan line.
Cars no.114, 130, 87, 25 and 56 were over the time limit at some point during the race, but continued to the finish, still competing for leg-prizes but outside the total results. They are considered as disqualified.
Cars no.6, 15, 105, 107, 132 finished the last leg but were over the time limit on that last leg. They are considered as not classified.
Winners:
Overall:52Oldsmobile 88McGriff / Elliott
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Cadillac (20), Lincoln (16), Buick (16), Oldsmobile (14), Mercury (11)
Top engines by numbers:Cadillac (20), Lincoln (16), Buick (16), Oldsmobile (14), Ford (8)
Top car types by numbers:Lincoln Cosmopolitan (5), Nash Ambassador (5), Oldsmobile 88 (4), Cadillac Series 62 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (90), MEX (73), CO (6), YV (4), I (4), PE (3), GUA (3), F (2)
Average age of cars:2 year old (average year manufactured: 1948)
Oldest known drivers:Felice Bonetto (47), Piero Taruffi (44), Jack McAfee (28)
Youngest known drivers:Curtis Turner (26), Jack McAfee (28), Piero Taruffi (44)
Female drivers:Marie Boone, Marie Brookreson, Jacqueline Evans, L. H. Gillespie, H. R. Lammons, Mrs. Warren

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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