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Event: 14th Palm Springs Road RaceDate: 13.4.1958
Track: Desert Airport Course, Palm Springs (United States), 4.506 kmsOrganiser: Los Angeles Region SCCA

SCCA Regional Palm Springs [BP+CP+DP+EP]

Weather:sunny
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:12 laps
Attendance:23000
Entered:30
Practiced:unknown
Qualified:29
Started:27
Finished:19
Classified:18
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Production93
Class C - Production44
Class D - Production43
Class E - Production108
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 30 minutes on 12/4
qualifying 5-lap race held on 12/4
Winners:
Overall:171Ferrari 250 GT BerlinettaRichie Ginther
Class B - Production:283Chevrolet CorvetteAndy Porterfield
Class D - Production:84Austin-HealeyReed Glover
Class E - Production:38AC Ace BristolBill Love
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (9), AC (5), Austin-Healey (4), Triumph (3), Ferrari (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (9), Bristol (7), BMC (4), Triumph (3), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (9), AC Ace (3), Triumph TR3 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (27)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Average engine size:3050 cc
Oldest known drivers:Chuck Parsons (34), Hap Sharp (30), Richie Ginther (28)
Youngest known drivers:Richie Ginther (28), Hap Sharp (30), Chuck Parsons (34)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - SCCA Regional Palm Springs [BP+CP+DP+EP] 1958Entry List - SCCA Regional Palm Springs [BP+CP+DP+EP] 1958Schedule of Events - SCCA Regional Palm Springs [BP+CP+DP+EP] 1958Track Map - SCCA Regional Palm Springs [BP+CP+DP+EP] 1958
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