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Event: Date: 12.5.1951
Track: Giants' Despair (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

Giants' Despair Hillclimb

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:2 heats
Attendance:20000
Entered:90
Practiced:63
Qualified:63
Started:63
Finished:63
Classified:63
Classes:StartClass
Class I - Over 8000 cc11
Class II - 5000 - 8000 cc44
Class III - 3000 - 5000 cc1313
Class IV - 2000 - 3000 cc44
Class V - 1500 - 2000 cc44
Class VI - 1100 - 1500 cc1818
Class VII - 750 - 1100 cc11
Class VIII - 500 - 750 cc11
Vintage Class99
Unrestricted Class88
Race notes:
Two heats were held and better time was counted.
Winners:
Overall:62Allard J2 CadillacDel Lee
Class I - Over 8000 cc:2Duesenberg J-TypeJim Hoe
Class III - 3000 - 5000 cc:70Jaguar XK120Gordon Lipe
Class IV - 2000 - 3000 cc:25Aston MartinBriggs Cunningham
Class V - 1500 - 2000 cc:63MG TC s/cCharles Moran
Class VI - 1100 - 1500 cc:64MG TDBob Said
Class VII - 750 - 1100 cc:24Crosley Supersport s/cJack E. Ingham
Class VIII - 500 - 750 cc:22Crosley SupersportEllsworth Hall
Vintage Class:Alfa RomeoPhil Moore
Unrestricted Class:60Bugatti T54William Milliken
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (19), Jaguar (14), Mercer (3), Allard (2), Aston Martin (2), Crosley (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (19), Jaguar (14), Cadillac (2), Aston Martin (2), Crosley (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar XK120 (12), MG TC (10), MG TD (8)
Driver nationalities:USA (61), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (53)
Engine positions:front-engined (94%), mid-engined (6%)
Average engine size:2871 cc (with regard to 14% supercharged cars an applicable size is 3031 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (44), John Fitch (34), Bob Said (19)
Youngest known drivers:Bob Said (19), John Fitch (34), Briggs Cunningham (44)

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