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Event: 1st National Torrey Pines Sports Car RacesDate: 10.7.1955
Track: Torrey Pines (United States), 4.023 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports over 1500 cc

Weather:clear, bright
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:40 laps
Attendance:37000
Entered:59
Practiced:unknown
Started:45
Finished:23
Classified:23
Classes:Class
Class B - Modified3
Class C - Modified3
Class D - Modified2
Class E - Modified3
Class F - Modified2
Class C - Production4
Class D - Production4
Class E - Production2
Class F - Production0
Winners:
Overall:20Ferrari 375 MMCarroll Shelby
Class B - Modified:47Kurtis - BuickBill Murphy
Class D - Modified:211Ferrari 750 Monzavon Neumann / Hill
Class E - Modified:112Ferrari 500 MondialJosie von Neumann
Class F - Modified:145MG SpecialMarion Playan
Class C - Production:133Jaguar XK140 MCJerry Austin
Class D - Production:14Mercedes-Benz 300 SLPaul O'Shea
Class E - Production:59MorganBob Oker
Leaders:
lap 1:47Kurtis - BuickBill Murphy
laps 2-40:20Ferrari 375 MMCarroll Shelby
Fastest Laps:
Overall:20Ferrari 375 MMCarroll Shelby (USA)2:12.000
:211Ferrari 750 MonzaPhil Hill (USA)2:12.000
Class B - Modified:47Kurtis - BuickBill Murphy (USA)2:19.000
Class F - Modified:124Cooper - PorschePete Lovely (USA)2:17.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (7), Ferrari (5), Kurtis Kraft (4), Austin-Healey (3), Porsche (3)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (7), Ferrari (5), Porsche (4), Bristol (3), BMC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 375 MM (3), Jaguar C-type (3), Austin-Healey 100 (3), Porsche 550 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (41)
Engine positions:front-engined (87%), mid-engined (13%)
Average engine size:3241 cc
Oldest known drivers:Carroll Shelby (32), Pete Lovely (29), Phil Hill (28)
Youngest known drivers:Phil Hill (28), Pete Lovely (29), Carroll Shelby (32)
Woman drivers:Josie von Neumann

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports over 1500 cc 1955Entry List - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports over 1500 cc 1955Schedule of Events - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports over 1500 cc 1955Track map is not available.
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29 - Porsche 550 RS Spyder - Joe Playan
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