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Event: Road America 500Date: 4.9.1966
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:34000
Entered:50
Practiced:unknown
Started:38
Finished:15
Classified:14
Classes:StartClass
Sports Racing - Class C217
Sports Racing - Class D00
Sports Racing - Class E115
Sports Racing - Class F10
Sports Racing - Class G52
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 60 minutes on 2/9
1 qualifying session held for a total of 45 minutes on 3/9
Winners:
Overall:10McLaren Elva Mark II ChevroletChuck Parsons
Sports Racing - Class E:7Porsche 906Buzzetta / Klass
Sports Racing - Class G:67Elva Mk VII ClimaxScott / Ross
Fastest Laps:
Overall:98McLaren Elva Mark II ChevroletCharlie Hayes (USA)2:28.100156.480 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:98McLaren Elva Mark II ChevroletCharlie Hayes (USA)2:26.200158.512 km/h
Sports Racing - Class E:11Ferrari Dino 206 SCharlie Kolb2:38.800
Sports Racing - Class G:67Elva Mk VII ClimaxScott / Ross3:06.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Elva (7), Porsche (6), McLaren (5), Ferrari (3), Lotus (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (12), Porsche (8), Ford (5), Ferrari (3), Climax (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 906 (5), McLaren Elva Mark II (4), Lola T70 (2), Elva Mk VIII (2), Elva Mk VII (2), McKee Mk.6 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (67)
Team nationalities:USA (38)
Engine positions:mid-engined (87%), front-engined (13%)
Oldest known drivers:Jack Ensley (60), M. R. J. Wyllie (47), Chuck Parsons (42)
Youngest known drivers:Mike Fisher (23), John Morton (24), Peter Revson (27)
Woman drivers:Denise McCluggage

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