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Event: 8th Annual International Bahamas Speed WeekDate: 10.12.1961
Track: Oakes Field Course, Nassau (Bahamas), 7.242 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Nassau Trophy Race

Weather:nice, dry, sunny
Start time:14:20
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:250 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:61
Finished:unknown
Race notes:
Scheduled for 56 laps or to 5 p.m. This time expired after 55 laps as race started 25 minutes late.
Pre-race sessions:
practice held on 7/12
cars started in displacement order
Winners:
Overall:1Lotus 19 Monte Carlo ClimaxDan Gurney
Leaders:
laps 1-4:4Lotus 19 ClimaxStirling Moss
laps 5-7:66Chaparral 1 ChevroletJim Hall
laps 8-15:4Lotus 19 ClimaxStirling Moss
laps 16-18:7Ferrari Dino 246 SRicardo Rodriguez
lap 19:66Chaparral 1 ChevroletJim Hall
laps 20-26:4Lotus 19 ClimaxStirling Moss
laps 27-55:1Lotus 19 ClimaxDan Gurney
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (15), Maserati (6), Lotus (5), Alfa Romeo (5), Porsche (4), Austin-Healey (4), Triumph (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (16), Chevrolet (8), Climax (6), Maserati (5), Alfa Romeo (5)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 250 TR (5), Ferrari 250 GT (5), Lotus 19 (4), Maserati Tipo 61 (4), Triumph TR3 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (50), CDN (4), GB (2), I (2), MEX (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (77%), mid-engined (19%), rear-engined (4%)
Oldest known drivers:George Constantine (43), Rodger Ward (40), Bob Schroeder (35)
Youngest known drivers:Ricardo Rodriguez (19), Pedro Rodriguez (21), Graham Hill (22)

Official Race Programme:

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