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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 1500 cc

Weather:clear, bright
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:35 laps
Attendance:37000
Entered:62
Practiced:unknown
Started:47
Finished:30
Classified:30
Classes:StartClass
Class F - Modified159
Class G - Modified64
Class H - Modified52
Class F - Production75
Class G - Production128
Class H - Production22
Race notes:
Production and Modified Cars under 1500 cc. National Competition Licence holders. Regional Competition Licence holders who have successfully competed in at least three races, and first three finishers in each class in Race 1.
Winners:
Overall:124Cooper - PorschePete Lovely
Class G - Modified:7Osca SpecialSkip Swartley
Class H - Modified:32Crosley SpecialRobert Holbrook
Class F - Production:91Porsche 356 Super SpeedsterTracy Bird
Class G - Production:132MG TCDuane Feuerhelm
Class H - Production:128Renault R1062Frank Aldhous
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (17), Porsche (11), Panhard (3), Devin (2), Renault (2), Abarth (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (18), Porsche (13), Panhard (5), Renault (3), Fiat (2), Offenhauser (2)
Top car types by numbers:MG TD (7), Porsche 550 (5), Porsche 356 Super (4), MG TC (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (46)
Engine positions:front-engined (51%), rear-engined (27%), mid-engined (22%)
Average engine size:1244 cc (with regard to 2% supercharged cars an applicable size is 1253 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Morrow Decker (42), Pete Lovely (29)
Youngest known drivers:Pete Lovely (29), Morrow Decker (42)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports 1500 cc 1955Entry List - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports 1500 cc 1955Schedule of Events - SCCA National Torrey Pines - Sports 1500 cc 1955Track map is not available.
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