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Event: Date: 28.10.1951
Track: Palm Springs (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: California Sports Car Club

Main Palm Springs [Sports]

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:12:45
Grid:unknown
Distance:150 miles
Attendance:7000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:unknown
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Sports 8000
Sports 4500
Sports 3000
Sports 1500
Race notes:
The Desert Trophy race for under 1500 cc cars was run concurrently with the main race called Palm Springs Cup but was flagged after 45 laps. Some of the under 1500 cc cars elected to continue racing for the main trophy.
Winners:
Overall:3Jaguar XK120 MDon Parkinson
Sports 4500:42Siefried Mercury SpecialBob Path
Sports 3000:2Jr.MG TC V-8 60 FordBill Stroppe
Sports 1500:62Simca SpecialRoger Barlow
Leaders:
laps 1-8:63Allard J2 CadilacMichael Graham
laps 9-65:3Jaguar XK120 MDon Parkinson
Pole Positions:
Overall:63Allard J2 CadilacMichael Graham (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (11), Jaguar (6), Crosley (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (10), Jaguar (6), Mercury (2)
Top car types by numbers:MG TC (5), Jaguar XK120 (4), MG TD Special (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (23)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Jack McAfee (29), Phil Hill (24)
Youngest known drivers:Phil Hill (24), Jack McAfee (29)

Official Race Programme:

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