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Event: Date: 15.11.1959
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: Central Florida Region SCCA

SCCA National Daytona [BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GM]

Start time:unknown
Distance:40 laps
Class B - Modified11
Class C - Modified65
Class D - Modified43
Class E - Modified21
Class F - Modified21
Class G - Modified32
Race notes:
After a huge accident of E. D. Martin, whose car got fire after being hit by Sesslar, the race was stopped for more than 45 minutes. After the restart the race was shortened from 40 to 35 laps due to darkness. The race average speed based on 33 laps after the wreck.
Pre-race sessions:
preliminary race held on 14/11
Overall:12Ferrari 335 SportAlan Connell
Class B - Modified:62Lister - JaguarFred Windridge
Class C - Modified:45Bocar XP-5Art Huttinger
Class D - Modified:90Ferrari 250 TRDavid Lane
Class E - Modified:16Porsche 550 RSChuck Cassel
Class G - Modified:37Elva Mk VArt Tweedale
laps 1-5:49Aston Martin DBR2George Constantine
lap 6:60Lister - JaguarWalt Hansgen
lap 7:49Aston Martin DBR2George Constantine
lap 8:60Lister - JaguarWalt Hansgen
laps 9-30:49Aston Martin DBR2George Constantine
laps 31-40:12Ferrari 335 SportAlan Connell
Pole Positions:
Overall:61Lister - JaguarEd Crawford (USA)165.280 km/h
Class B - Modified:62Lister - JaguarFred Windridge (USA)
Class D - Modified:41Maserati Tipo 61E. D. Martin (USA)
Class E - Modified:16Porsche 550 RSChuck Cassel (USA)
Class G - Modified:37Elva Mk VArt Tweedale (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (4), Lister (3), Ferrari (2), Jaguar (2), Elva (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (5), Porsche (4), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar D-type (2), Porsche Special (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (18)
Engine positions:front-engined (83%), mid-engined (17%)
Oldest known drivers:George Constantine (41), Walt Hansgen (40), Ed Rahal (34)
Youngest known drivers:Ed Rahal (34), Walt Hansgen (40), George Constantine (41)

Official Race Programme:

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