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Event: Sowega International Sports Car RacesDate: 25.10.1953
Track: Turner Air Force Base (United States), 7.242 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

250 mile Turner

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:00
Grid:rolling start
Distance:250 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:99
Practiced:unknown
Started:53
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Class B - Modified
Class C - Modified
Class D - Modified
Class F - Modified
Class H - Modified
Class C - Production
Class F - Production
Winners:
Overall:90Ferrari 340 MMBill Spear
Class B - Modified:59Cunningham C-4RFitch
Class H - Modified:111Palm Beach - CrosleyGeorge Schrafft
Class C - Production:81Jaguar XK120Dud Wilson
Class F - Production:33Porsche 356George L. Shillinger
Leaders:
lap 1:58Cunningham C5-RPhil Walters
laps 2-3:90Ferrari 340 MMBill Spear
laps 4-33:58Cunningham C5-RPhil Walters
laps 34-end:90Ferrari 340 MMBill Spear
Fastest Laps:
Overall:90Ferrari 340 MMBill Spear (USA)161.723 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (6), Jaguar (5), Porsche (5), Cunningham (4), Allard (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (6), Porsche (6), Jaguar (5), Chrysler (4), Crosley (3), MG (3)
Top car types by numbers:Allard JR (3), Cunningham C-4R (2), Excalibur J (2), Osca MT4 (2), Ferrari 225 S (2), Porsche 550 (2), Porsche 356 (2), Jaguar C-type (2), Jaguar XK120 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (36), D (2)
Team nationalities:USA (33), D (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (84%), mid-engined (7%), rear-engined (9%)
Oldest known drivers:Jack Ensley (47), Briggs Cunningham (46), Jim Kimberly (46)
Youngest known drivers:Phil Hill (26), Walt Hansgen (34), John Fitch (36)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - 250 mile Turner 1953Entry List - 250 mile Turner 1953Schedule of events is not available.Track Map - 250 mile Turner 1953
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