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Event: Second National Palm Springs Championship Road RaceDate: 3.11.1957
Track: Palm Springs (United States), 4.667 kmsOrganiser: Los Angeles Region SCCA

SCCA National Palm Springs - Production over 1600 cc

Weather:cold, couldy, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:15 laps
Attendance:9000
Entered:31
Practiced:unknown
Qualified:28
Started:24
Finished:17
Classified:16
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Production-Sports84
Class C - Production-Sports63
Class D - Production-Sports44
Class E - Production-Sports65
Race notes:
In the qualifying race two Formula II cars were present.
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 30 minutes on 2/11
qualifying 5-lap race held on 2/11
Winners:
Overall:58Chevrolet CorvetteJerry Austin
Class C - Production-Sports:221Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRon Ellico
Class D - Production-Sports:158Austin-Healey 100MJay Hoke
Class E - Production-Sports:195AC Ace BristolBill Love
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (8), AC (4), Mercedes-Benz (4), Austin-Healey (4), Jaguar (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (8), Bristol (4), Mercedes-Benz (4), BMC (4), Jaguar (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (8), Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (4), Austin-Healey 100 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (24)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - SCCA National Palm Springs - Production over 1600 cc 1957Entry List - SCCA National Palm Springs - Production over 1600 cc 1957Schedule of Events - SCCA National Palm Springs - Production over 1600 cc 1957Track map is not available.
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