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Event: The Autosport 3 Hours, The Molyslip Trophy, The Daily Mirror Cup & The Vanvall Trophy SnettertonDate: 28.9.1963
Track: Snetterton Race Circuit (United Kingdom), unknown lengthOrganiser: Snetterton Motor Racing Club

Autosport 3 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:13:30
Grid:4-3-4, PP right
Distance:3 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:45
Practiced:unknown
Started:32
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Sports Racing +2000
Sports Racing 2000
Sports Racing 1150
Grand Touring +2500
Grand Touring 2500
Grand Touring 1600
Grand Touring 1150
Winners:
Overall:34Lotus 23B FordJim Clark
Sports Racing +2000:42Lotus 19Mike Pendleton
Sports Racing 1150:31Lotus 23BPaul Hawkins
Grand Touring +2500:25Ferrari 250 GTOMike Parkes
Grand Touring 1600:8Lotus EliteRoger Nathan
Grand Touring 1150:3Lotus Eleven Le Mans ClimaxJohn Dickinson
Fastest Laps:
Overall:44Cooper Monaco T61 ClimaxRoy Salvadori (GB)1:37.200
Pole Positions:
Overall:44Cooper Monaco T61 ClimaxRoy Salvadori1:36.200
Sports Racing 2000:34Lotus 23B FordJim Clark1:37.400
Sports Racing 1150:31Lotus 23BPaul Hawkins1:45.400
Grand Touring +2500:24Ferrari 250 GTOJack Sears1:40.400
Grand Touring 2500:20Porsche 356 Carrera 2Dickie Stoop1:50.000
Grand Touring 1600:9Lotus ElanJohn Whitmore1:43.800
Grand Touring 1150:4Turner - ClimaxWarwick Banks1:53.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (16), Ferrari (2), Elva (2), Jaguar (2), Aston Martin (2), MG (2), Turner (2)
Top engines by numbers:Climax (11), Ford (5), Ferrari (2), Jaguar (2), Aston Martin (2)
Top car types by numbers:Lotus 23 (7), Lotus Elite (4), Ferrari 250 GTO (2), Elva Mk VII (2), Jaguar E-type (2), Lotus 19 (2), Lotus Elan (2), Aston Martin DB4 GT (2)
Driver nationalities:GB (29)
Engine positions:front-engined (58%), mid-engined (37%), rear-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2014 cc
Oldest known drivers:Roy Salvadori (41), Dick Protheroe (41), Jack Sears (33)
Youngest known drivers:Keith Greene (25), John Whitmore (26), Paul Hawkins (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Autosport 3 Hours 1963Entry List - Autosport 3 Hours 1963Schedule of Events - Autosport 3 Hours 1963Track Map - Autosport 3 Hours 1963
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