Porsche 550

Note: These statistics are based only on the results available in the RSC archive database.
They cannot be modified or updated on their own and do not necessary cover all events ever held
but rather just major sports car events plus meetings selected by RSC.

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General figures:
Data covers years:1953-1965, 1967-1968
Number of events:1127 (including 9 races where did not start and 1 official test)
Total entries:2273 (contains 1840 finishes and 261 retirements, finishing ratio: 87%)
Photos in Gallery:170 (7% of all entries)
Achievements:
Wins:347Additional class wins280
Second place finishes:276Top 3 finishes42
Third place finishes:228Races finished on podium647
Best result (count):1st (347x)Pole positions29
Notes of interest:
Most frequent drivers:Jack McAfee (80), Ken Miles (70), John Porter (52), Eldon Beagle (47), Ed Crawford (45), Betty Shutes (36), Jean Pierre Kunstle (35), Bob Holbert (34), Art Bunker (34), Sam Weiss (32), Don Sesslar (31)
Most frequent chassis:550A-0116 (61), 550-0047 (54), 550-04 (54), 550-0026 (53), 550A-0141 (43), 550A-0104 (33), 550A-0144 (33), 550-06 (31), 550-0070 (25), 550A-0139 (22), 550-03 (21)
Most frequent tracks:Pomona (116), Santa Barbara (115), Nürburgring (70), Windsor Airfield (69), Road America (68), Oakes Field (65), Thompson (62), Riverside (60), Lime Rock (54), Palm Springs (53), Hourglass Field (37)
Most frequent countries:USA (1583), BS (134), D (119), F (74), CDN (60), A (46), P (30), I (29), MEX (26), S (24), B (19)

Chassis Numbers:

24 - Porsche 550 Special #0043 - Pierre de Siebenthal23 - Porsche 550A RS Spyder #0139 - Denise McCluggage
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