(settings) | Login Skip Navigation LinksRSC Home > Races > 1000 km Daytona 1959
Event: Date: 5.4.1959
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: USAC/FIA

1000 km Daytona

Weather:unknown
Start time:12:48
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:28
Finished:15
Race notes:
Race originally scheduled for 1000 kilometers but shortened to six hours because of darkness.
Race run clockwise on the circuit rather than the usual counter-clockwise direction of the course.
Winners:
Overall:86Porsche 718 RSKMières / von Döry
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (5), Fiat-Abarth (3), Maserati (3), Porsche (2), Jaguar (2), Ford (2), Lister (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (5), Chevrolet (5), Fiat (3), Porsche (2), Jaguar (2), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Fiat-Abarth 750 Zagato (3), Porsche 718 RSK (2), Jaguar D-type (2), Ford Thunderbird (2), Ferrari 250 GT (2), Maserati 450S (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (38), C (3), I (3), RA (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (90%), mid-engined (10%)
Average engine size:3375 cc (with regard to 3% supercharged cars an applicable size is 3415 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Loyal Katskee (45), George Constantine (41), Alfonso Thiele (37)
Youngest known drivers:Bob Said (27), Lloyd Ruby (31), Lloyd Casner (33)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme cover is not available.Entry list is not available.Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
Random Photo
73 - Simca 1000 Rallye 2 - Marabout Racing Team
Donations
Recommended
News