Event: 7th Torrey Pines Road RacesDate: 15.1.1956
Track: Torrey Pines (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: CSCC & San Diego J.C.C.

Torrey Pines 1 Hour - Sports +1500 cc

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st185Masten GregoryMaserati 300STony Parravano271:02:20.000114.103 kms112.9761stDM
2nd76Ernie McAfeeFerrari 121 LMWilliam Doheny271:03:10.0001stCM
3rd50Ken MilesPorsche 550 SpyderJohn Von Neumann271:04:28.0001stFM
4th63Sherwood JohnstonJaguar D-typeCharles H. Hornburg, Jr.261:02:21.0002ndCM
5th138Chuck DaighTroutman-Barnes Mercury SpecialTroutman - Barnes261:02:56.0003rdCM
6th169Jean Pierre KunstlePorsche 550 SpyderAardvark Menagerie261:03:44.0002ndFM
7th51Fred WoodwardJaguar SpecialFred Woodward261:04:29.0004thCM
8th120Klaus BythinerAllard J2X CadillacKlaus F. J. Bythiner251:04:19.0001stBM
9th18Carlyle BlackwellJaguar C-typeCarlyle Blackwell, Jr.251:04:51.0005thCM
10th53Jack BrumbyFerrari 166 MM/53Jack Brumby241:03:42.0001stEM
11th10Robert SawyerFrazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaRobert Sawyer241:05:00.0002ndEM
12th68Earl GraftonAustin-Healey 100Earl D. Grafton231:03:08.0002ndDM
13th154William LeachAllard J2 CadillacWilliam Reach231:04:50.0002ndBM
14th64Richard ConnorsMercury SpecialRichard Connors211:04:46.0003rdBM
15th124Bill KnoweTriumph TR2Jim Firestone171:04:30.0003rdEM

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsTimeDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
1Tom BamfordAllard - CadillacTom BamfordMain bearings outBM
2Phil HillFerrari 750 MonzaJohn Von NeumannOverheatingDM
6Bill MurphyKurtis - BuickBill MurphySpan outBM
54Jack DouglasJaguar C-typeJack DouglasAccidentCM
92Gerald CarpenterHome Built Fiberglass MercuryGerald CarpenterBlack flagged: too slowCM
96Bill ThomasPorsche 550 SpyderBill ThomasTroubleFM
102William RowleyNardi Coupe ChevroletWilliam RowleyUniversal or differentialCM
172Eric HauserPowell Bu-Ford SpecialGladys PowellAccidentBM
197Thomas W. JonesKurtis - MercuryT. W. JonesUnknownCM

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
36Jerry AustinJaguar D-typeJerry AustinCM
61Pringle / Jackson-MooreAustin-Healey 100SW. B. PringleDM
70Pete WoodsJaguar D-typePearce W. WoodsCM
82Phil HillFerrari 500 MondialManning J. PostEM
130Mel CurlandAustin-Healey 100Mel CurlandDM
285Lou BreroFerrari 4.4 SpyderTony ParravanoCM

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
46Boyd HoughMorgensen SpecialR. C. MorgensenBM
58Rex McLaughlinMercury SpecialRex James McLaughlinCM
74ChamberlainKurtis - CadillacManning PostBM
135Ennals IvesAllard J2X CadillacEnnals Ives, Jr.BM
139William DarnoldJaguar XK120CWm. H. DarnoldCM
149Knowe / KretzTriumph TR2Nick PastorDM
173Frank VarnumTriumph TR2Dick SeageEM
218Harry SteeleAustin-Healey 100Harry SteeleDM
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