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Event: 8th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix at Watkins GlenDate: 17.9.1955
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course (United States), 7.403 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Glen Trophy

Weather:sunny, breezy, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:11 laps
Attendance:100000
Entered:50
Practiced:unknown
Started:37
Finished:37
Classified:28
Classes:Class
Class C - Production8
Class D - Production 23
Class D - Production 19
Class E - Production8
Race notes:
Class D split in two classifications only for trophies.
Winners:
Overall:18Mercedes-Benz 300 SLPaul O'Shea
Class C - Production:112Jaguar XK140 MCDick Thompson
Class D - Production 1:30Aston Martin DB2/4John Clapp
Class E - Production:94Morgan TR2Gunnard Rubini
Leaders:
lap 1:112Jaguar XK140 MCDick Thompson
laps 2-11:18Mercedes-Benz 300 SLPaul O'Shea
Pole Positions:
Class C - Production:0Jaguar XK140 MCCharles Wallace (USA)
Class D - Production 2:67Mercedes-Benz 300 SLArt Simmons (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (12), Austin-Healey (10), Mercedes-Benz (5), Morgan (5), AC (2), Triumph (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (12), BMC (10), Triumph (6), Mercedes-Benz (5), AC (2)
Top car types by numbers:Austin-Healey 100 (10), Jaguar XK140 (8), Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (35)
Team nationalities:USA (35)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2834 cc
Oldest known drivers:George Constantine (37), Ed Hugus (32), Gaston Andrey (29)
Youngest known drivers:Hugh Sutherland (29), Gaston Andrey (29), Ed Hugus (32)
Female drivers:Margaret Wyllie

Official Race Programme:

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