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Event: Third Running Willow Springs Road RacesDate: 13.2.1955
Track: Willow Springs (United States), 4.023 kmsOrganiser: California Sports Car Club

Willow Springs [Production +1.5]

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:15 laps
Attendance:25000
Entered:30
Practiced:unknown
Started:28
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Class C - Production
Class D - Production
Class E - Production
Race notes:
The race was stopped after 8 laps because all ambulances were in action, following Howard Fanning accident. Earlier also one spectator was injured and taken to the hospital, as a result of a two car collision. Official results were based on positions at the end of the fourth lap.
Winners:
Overall:83Jaguar XK120 MJim Peterson
Class D - Production:84Austin-HealeyJohn McLaughlin
Class E - Production:167Triumph TR2Al Newlon
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (5), Austin-Healey (3), Triumph (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (5), BMC (3), Triumph (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar XK120 (5), Triumph TR2 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (11)
Engine positions:front-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Richie Ginther (25)
Youngest known drivers:Richie Ginther (25)

Official Race Programme:

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