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Event: Third Annual International Bahamas Speed WeekDate: 9.12.1956
Track: Windsor Airfield, Nassau (Bahamas), 5.633 kmsOrganiser: Bahamas Automobile Club

Nassau Trophy Race

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:210 miles
Attendance:8000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Qualified:50
Started:42
Finished:22
Classes:
Class B - Sports 8000
Class C - Sports 5000
Class D - Sports 3000
Class E - Sports 2000
Class F - Sports 1500
Class G - Sports 1100
Pre-race sessions:
practice sessions held on 6/12
Winners:
Overall:30Maserati 300SStirling Moss
Class C - Sports 5000:13Ferrari 860 MonzaAlfonso de Portago
Class E - Sports 2000:2Ferrari 500 TRMasten Gregory
Class F - Sports 1500:94Cooper Miles R3 PorscheKen Miles
Class G - Sports 1100:64Lotus Eleven ClimaxJay Chamberlain
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (13), Porsche (7), Chevrolet (5), Cooper (4), Jaguar (3), Lotus (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (13), Porsche (8), Chevrolet (5), Climax (5), Jaguar (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (7), Ferrari 500 TR (4), Chevrolet Corvette (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (38), GB (2)
Team nationalities:USA (38)
Engine positions:front-engined (73%), mid-engined (27%)
Oldest known drivers:Jim Kimberly (49), Lou Brero (48), Loyal Katskee (42)
Youngest known drivers:Lance Reventlow (20), Masten Gregory (24), Richie Ginther (26)
Female drivers:Marion Lowe

Official Race Programme:

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