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Event: 7th Torrey Pines Road RacesDate: 15.1.1956
Track: Torrey Pines (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: CSCC & San Diego J.C.C.

Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:1 hour
Attendance:35000
Entered:38
Practiced:unknown
Started:24
Finished:15
Classified:15
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Modified63
Class C - Modified95
Class D - Modified32
Class E - Modified33
Class F - Modified32
Pre-race sessions:
practice session held on 15/1
Winners:
Overall:185Maserati 300SMasten Gregory
Class B - Modified:120Allard J2X CadillacKlaus Bythiner
Class C - Modified:76Ferrari 121 LMErnie McAfee
Class E - Modified:53Ferrari 166 MM/53Jack Brumby
Class F - Modified:50Porsche 550 SpyderKen Miles
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (4), Ferrari (3), Porsche (3), Allard (3), Kurtis Kraft (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (4), Mercury (4), Ferrari (3), Porsche (3), Cadillac (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (3), Jaguar C-type (2), Allard J2 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (22)
Team nationalities:USA (24)
Engine positions:front-engined (80%), mid-engined (20%)
Average engine size:3621 cc
Oldest known drivers:Ken Miles (38), Chuck Daigh (33), Phil Hill (29)
Youngest known drivers:Masten Gregory (24), Phil Hill (29), Chuck Daigh (33)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc 1956Entry List - Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc 1956Schedule of Events - Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc 1956Track Map - Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc 1956
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