Event: Second National Palm Springs Championship Road RaceDate: 3.11.1957
Track: Palm Springs (United States), 4.667 kmsOrganiser: Los Angeles Region SCCA

SCCA National Palm Springs - Production over 1600 cc

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarLapsTimeDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st58Jerry AustinChevrolet Corvette1536:06.00067.592 kms114.4241stBP
2nd283Andy PorterfieldChevrolet Corvette1536:28.00067.592 kms2ndBP
3rd195Bill LoveAC Ace Bristol1536:29.0001stEP
4th221Ron EllicoMercedes-Benz 300 SL1536:45.0001stCP
5th251Hugh WoodsChevrolet Corvette1536:56.0003rdBP
6th90Cal BaileyChevrolet Corvette1537:41.0004thBP
7th93EvansJaguar XK120 M1537:43.5002ndCP
8th83John HaggertyAC - Bristol1538:36.0002ndEP
9th17James OrrAC - Bristol1538:56.0003rdEP
10th7Bob FletcherMercedes-Benz 300 SL1436:10.0003rdCP
11th158Jay HokeAustin-Healey 100M1436:21.0001stDP
12th146Hugh PryorAustin-Healey 100M1436:33.0002ndDP
13th18Vern ClausingAC - Bristol1437:42.0004thEP
14th41George SuttonTriumph TR21438:40.0005thEP
15th252James CoffinAustin-Healey 1001237:16.0003rdDP
16th74John HathornAustin-Healey 1001137:20.0004thDP

Disqualified:

No.DriversCarLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
180Jerry McGeeChevrolet CorvetteMissing aircleanersBP

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
2Frank SloanJaguarBrakesCP
14Mel AllenChevrolet CorvetteHigh speed problemsBP
38Jack BatesChevrolet CorvettePistonBP
73John SullivanDorettiBroken axleEP
109Bert RuttmanChevrolet CorvetteGearboxBP
112Bill AtkinsMercedes-Benz 300 SLRocker armCP
213Donald McQuilkenMercedes-Benz 300 SLCamCP

Did not start:

No.DriversCarReasonGr.
48Gordon CrowderAC - BristolBroken cam follower in qualifying heatEP
52George BeavisBeavis SpecialRan only qualifying heatFII
132Bob HoffmanChevrolet CorvetteOverheating in qualifying heatBP
516Bob DrakeCooperRan only qualifying heatFII

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarReasonGr.
10Lek von KaesborgMercedes-Benz 300 SLCP
45J. E. RoseChevrolet CorvetteBP
200Bob OkerTriumph TR3EP
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