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Event: 12th Annual Grand Prix Watkins GlenDate: 26.9.1959
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: Glen Region SCCA

Watkins Glen Grand Prix

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:20
Grid:unknown
Distance:100 miles
Attendance:unknown
Entered:34
Practiced:unknown
Started:27
Finished:16
Classified:16
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Modified51
Class C - Modified86
Class D - Modified31
Class E - Modified53
Class F - Modified65
Winners:
Overall:60Lister Costin JaguarWalt Hansgen
Class B - Modified:91Hi-Tork Special #1Richard Lyeth
Class D - Modified:213Austin-Healey 3000Fred Hayes
Class E - Modified:78Porsche 550 RSMillard Ripley
Class F - Modified:6Porsche 718 RSKHarry Blanchard
Leaders:
laps 1-44:60Lister Costin JaguarWalt Hansgen
Fastest Laps:
Overall:60Lister Costin JaguarWalt Hansgen (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (5), Ferrari (5), Lister (4), Maserati (2), Austin-Healey (2)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (6), Porsche (5), Jaguar (4), Ferrari (3), Maserati (2), BMC (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 718 RSK (3), Porsche 550 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (25), CDN (3)
Team nationalities:USA (22), CDN (3)
Engine positions:front-engined (80%), mid-engined (20%)
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (52), James Forno (42), George Constantine (41)
Youngest known drivers:Walt Hansgen (40), George Constantine (41), James Forno (42)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1959Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix 1959Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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