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

Preliminary Torrey Pines [Ladies+FIII]

Weather:clear, bright
Start time:unknown
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:6 laps
Attendance:37000
Entered:20
Practiced:unknown
Started:12
Finished:8
Classified:8
Classes:StartClass
Ladies84
Formula III44
Race notes:
The Distaff Race - Le Mans type start. Trophies awarded to first three places under 1500 cc
Formula III Race ran concurrently
stopped after fatal accident of Mrs. Pritchard and restarted again, with less lady entries
Winners:
Overall:112Ferrari 500 MondialJosie von Neumann
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Cooper (3), Triumph (2), MG (2)
Top engines by numbers:Triumph (2), MG (2)
Top car types by numbers:Cooper 500 (3), Triumph TR2 (2), MG TF (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (10)
Engine positions:front-engined (87%), mid-engined (13%)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Preliminary Torrey Pines [Ladies+FIII] 1955Entry List - Preliminary Torrey Pines [Ladies+FIII] 1955Schedule of Events - Preliminary Torrey Pines [Ladies+FIII] 1955Track map is not available.
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