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Event: Road America 500Date: 7.9.1958
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: Chicago Region SCCA

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:cool, cloudy, nice
Start time:10:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:30000
Entered:59
Practiced:57
Qualified:57
Started:45
Finished:26
Classified:26
Classes:PractStartClass
Class B - Modified662
Class C - Modified1085
Class D - Modified764
Class E - Modified12105
Class F - Modified1386
Class G - Modified974
Race notes:
Each of the classes had a separate start. With a delay of 20-25 seconds the classes were started in the following order: BM, DM, EM, GM, FM and finally CM.
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held on 5-6/9
Winners:
Overall:25Ferrari 335 SportReventlow / Andrey
Class B - Modified:45Excalibur - Jaguar s/cUllrich / Haas
Class D - Modified:15Ferrari 250 TRJohnston / Seaverns / Lunken
Class E - Modified:13Ferrari 500 TRPlace / Neill
Class F - Modified:42Porsche 550 RS SpyderCausey / Rickert
Class G - Modified:35Elva Mk IIIFrank Baptista
Leaders:
laps 1-25:91Ferrari CorvetteRich Lyeth
laps 26-72:various leaders
laps 73-125:25Ferrari 335 SportGaston Andrey
Pole Positions:
Overall:91Hi Tork SpecialRichard Lyeth (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Ferrari (7), Elva (4), Jaguar (3), Chevrolet (3), Lotus (3), Lister (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (9), Ferrari (7), Jaguar (7), Chevrolet (4), BMC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (8), Lotus Eleven (3), Ferrari 250 TR (2), Elva Mk III (2), Jaguar XKSS (2), Chevrolet Corvette (2), Elva Mk II (2), Austin-Healey 100 (2), AC Ace (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (82)
Team nationalities:USA (43)
Engine positions:front-engined (77%), mid-engined (23%)
Oldest known drivers:John B. Mull (57), M. R. J. Wyllie (39), Walt Hansgen (39)
Youngest known drivers:Lance Reventlow (22), Don Skogmo (28), Bob Schroeder (32)
Female drivers:Suzy Dietrich, Evelyn Mull, Margaret Wyllie

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1958Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1958Schedule of events is not available.Track Map - Road America 500 Miles 1958
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