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Event: First Palm Springs National Championship Road RacesDate: 4.11.1956
Track: Palm Springs Airport (United States), 4.667 kmsOrganiser: Los Angeles Region SCCA

SCCA National Palm Springs [BM+CM+DM+EM]

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:55
Grid:3-2-3
Distance:unknown
Attendance:20000
Entered:33
Practiced:unknown
Started:25
Finished:unknown
Classified:14
Classes:StartClass
Class A - Modified10
Class B - Modified31
Class C - Modified107
Class D - Modified64
Class E - Modified41
Class F - Modified11
Pre-race sessions:
5-lap sprint race held on Saturday to determine starting positions on Sunday
Winners:
Overall:98Ferrari 410 SportCarroll Shelby
Class B - Modified:84Hagemann Special ChryslerJohn Barneson
Class D - Modified:49Aston Martin DB3SBob Drake
Class E - Modified:39Frazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaJames Lowe
Class F - Modified:88Porsche 550 RSPete Lovely
Pole Positions:
Overall:98Ferrari 410 SportCarroll Shelby (USA)
Class B - Modified:6Kurtis - BuickBill Murphy (USA)
Class D - Modified:11Ferrari 750 MonzaJohn von Neumann (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (6), Ferrari (5), Triumph (3), Kurtis Kraft (3), Aston Martin (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (6), Ferrari (5), Buick (3), Triumph (3), Aston Martin (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar D-type (3), Ferrari 857 S (2), Aston Martin DB3S (2), Ferrari 750 Monza (2), Jaguar C-type (2), Triumph TR3 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (25)
Team nationalities:USA (25)
Engine positions:front-engined (95%), mid-engined (5%)
Average engine size:3519 cc (with regard to 4% supercharged cars an applicable size is 3575 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Jack McAfee (34), Carroll Shelby (33), Bob Drake (32)
Youngest known drivers:Phil Hill (29), Pete Lovely (30), Bob Drake (32)

Official Race Programme:

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Programme Cover - SCCA National Palm Springs [BM+CM+DM+EM] 1956Entry list is not available.Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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