1957 Sebring 12 Hours


1957 Sebring 12 Hrs
23 March 1957 - Sebring (USA): Round 2, World Sports Car Championship
12 Hour duration in which 197 laps of a 5.200 mile/8.369 km circuit - 1024.400 miles/1648.609 kms were completed
Weather: hot



Pos Car # Drivers Car Entrant Laps DNF Reason Group Group Pos
1 19 Jean Behra/Juan Manuel Fangio/Stirling Moss* Maserati 450S [4501] Maserati 197   Sports 5000 1
2 20 Stirling Moss/Harry Schell/Carroll Shelby*/Jean Behra*/Carlos Menditeguy* Maserati 300S [3071] Maserati 195   Sports 3000 1
3 5 Mike Hawthorn/Ivor Bueb Jaguar D-Type [XKD605] Jaguar USA 193   Sports 5000 2
4 15 Masten Gregory/Lou Brero/Howard Hively*/Phil Hill* Ferrari 290S [0656] George Tilp 193   Sports 5000 3
5 7 Walt Hansgen/Russ Boss Jaguar D-Type Briggs Cunningham 188   Sports 5000 4
6 11 Peter Collins/Maurice Trintignant/Wolfgang von Trips* Ferrari 315S [0674] Ferrari 187   Sports 5000 5
7 12 Alfonso de Portago/Luigi Musso/Eugenio Castellotti* Ferrari 315S [0646] Ferrari 186   Sports 5000 6
8 44 Art Bunker/Charles Wallace Porsche 550 RS Jack Pry 185   Sports 1500 1
9 45 Jean-Pierre Kunstle/Ken Miles Porsche 550 RS Jean-Pierre Kunstle 184   Sports 1500 2
10 28 Howard Hively/Richie Ginther/Jack Morton^/Lou Brero*/Masten Gregory* Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa C [0658MDTR] Temple Buell 179   Sports 2000 1
11 59 Colin Chapman/Joe Sheppard/Dick Dungan Lotus-Climax Eleven [276] Lotus 174   Sports 1100 1
12 4 Richard Thompson/Gaston Andrey/Paul Goldsmith* Chevrolet Corvette John Fitch 173   GT 5000 1
13 47 Harry R.Beck Jr/Hal Stetson/Otto Linton OSCA MT4 OSCA 170   Sports 1500 3
14 31 Jan de Vroom/George Arents/David Cunningham Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa C [0664MDTR] Jan de Vroom 169   Sports 2000 2
NRF 42 Norman J.Scott/Frank Bott Porsche 550 RS Norman J.Scott 168 gearbox Sports 1500  
15 3 John A.Kilborn/Jim Jeffords/Dale Duncan/Richard Thompson* Chevrolet Corvette Lindsey Hopkins 168   GT 5000 2
16 2 Paul O'Shea/Pete Lovely/Jim Jeffords^/Allen Eager* Chevrolet Corvette Lindsey Hopkins 166   Sports 5000 7
NRF 41 Jack McAfee/Hans Herrmann/Umberto Maglioli* Porsche 550 RS [0112] Porsche 165 gearbox Sports 1500  
17 36 Juan Fernandez/J.L.Droullers/Lino Fayen/Santiago Gonzalez* AC-Bristol Ace [BEX155] AC 161   Sports 2000 3
18 58 Tom Hollock/Max Goldman Cooper-Climax T39 Cooper 159   Sports 1100 2
19 34 Robert Oker/Ed Pennybacker/Robert Johns^/Alain Bethel^/Mike Rothschild^ Triumph TR3 Standard-Triumph 159   GT 2000 1
20 55 Jake Kaplan/Charlie Rainville Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV Jake Kaplan 158   GT 1300 1
21 33 Mike Rothschild/Robert Johns/Ken Richardson^/Ed Pennybacker^/Robert Oker^/Robert Drake*/Alain Bethel* Triumph TR3 Standard-Triumph 156   GT 2000 2
22 35 Joseph Hap Dressel/Don Cullen/William F.Woodbury/Robert Drake*/Ken Richardson* AC-Bristol Ace AC 154   Sports 2000 4
23 49 Alan R.N.Miller/Ed Leavens/Rowland Keith MG A David H.Ash 154   GT 1600 1
24 52 Sherman Crise/Alan I.Markelson/Sydney Oakes*/Greta Oakes* Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV Sydney Oakes 153   GT 1300 2
25 18 Fred Windridge/George Reed/Rundle Gilbert/Paul O'Shea*/Harry Gray* Mercedes-Benz 300SL [040500143] Charles Kreisler 153   GT 3500 1
26 25 Gilbert Geitner/Ray Cuomo Austin-Healey 100 Special David H.Ash 151   GT 3500 2
27 51 David H.Ash/Gus Ehrman/John Van Driel MG A David H.Ash 150   GT 1600 2
28 56 Harry Behm/Carl Haas/Sandy McArthur Stanguellini Bialbero Harry Behm 149   Sports 750 1
29 32 Robert Grier/Bob Kennedy Morgan Plus 4 Robert Grier 147   GT 2000 3
NRF 72 John B.Mull/Evelyn Mull/Walter F.Huggler* AC-Bristol Ace AC 146 axle Sports 2000  
30 71 James Cook/Ralph Durbin/Leonard Karber Arnolt-Bristol Bolide James Cook 146   Sports 2000 5
31 40 Huschke von Hanstein/Herbert Linge/Jack McAfee* Porsche 356A Carrera Porsche 144   GT 1600 3
NRF 29 Ed Lunken/Charles R.Hassan/Karl Brocken^ Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa C [0668MDTR] Ed Lunken 143 fuel leak Sports 2000  
32 61 Victor Merino/Luis Pedrerra/Rafael Rosales Lotus-Climax Eleven [274] Puerto Rico Racing 141   Sports 1100 3
33 17 Chester J.Flynn/Ed Hugus Mercedes-Benz 300SL [9806500227] Chester J.Flynn 138   GT 3500 4
34 64 Maurice Michy/Maurice Foulgoc Renault Dauphine Renault 138   Touring 1000 1
35 65 Gilberte Thirion/Nadege Ferrier/G Spydel Renault Dauphine Renault 138   Touring 1000 2
36 50 Stephen Spitler/William Kinchloe MG A David H.Ash 137   GT 1600 4
NC 66 Paul Frere/Jean Lucas Renault Dauphine Renault 134   Touring 1000  
DNF 16 Olivier Gendebien/William Greenspun Ferrari 250GT Europa [0383] Harry Kullen 111 engine GT 3500  
DNF 14 Phil Hill/Wolfgang von Trips/Giuseppe Cesare Perdisa*/Luigi Musso* Ferrari 290MM [0628] Ferrari 106 electrics Sports 5000  
DNF 24 Ray Jackson-Moore/Elliott Forbes-Robinson, Sr Austin Healey 100S David H.Ash 105 engine GT 3500  
DNF 23 Phil Stiles/John Bentley Austin Healey 100S [3804] David H.Ash 98 fuel leak GT 3500  
DNF 74 M.R.J.Wyllie/Margaret Wyllie/Charles Moran Jr Lotus-Climax Eleven Le Mans [275] Charles Moran Jr 89 DSQ - assistance Sports 1500  
DNF 27 Lance Reventlow/William Pollack Maserati 200SI Lance Reventlow 88 engine Sports 2000  
DNF 60 Jay Chamberlain/Ignacio Lozano Lotus-Climax Eleven [278] Lotus 77 fuel leak Sports 1100  
DNF 67 Alejandro de Tomaso/Isabel Haskell OSCA MT4 OSCA 70   Sports 750  
DNF 21 Roy Salvadori/Carroll Shelby/Harry Schell* Maserati 250S [2410] Maserati 68 DSQ - illegal refuel Sports 3000  
DNF 63 G.Starr/Hal Ullrich/Jim Feld* D.B.-Panhard HBR5 Graham Shaw 67 engine Sports 1100  
DNF 26 Ted Boynton/Jim Kimberly/Denise McCluggage* Maserati 200SI [2412] Jim Kimberly 58 gearbox Sports 2000  
DNF 22 Jo Bonnier/Giorgio Scarlatti/Jean Behra^/Harry Schell^/Roy Salvadori^/Carroll Shelby^/Stirling Moss^/Dale Duncan*/Jimmy Bryan* Maserati 300S [3068] A.V.Dayton 55 axle Sports 3000  
DNF 38 John Weitz/Robert Gary/James Robinson^ Arnolt-Bristol Bolide S.H.Arnolt 51 withdrew Sports 2000  
DNF 8 Pat O'Connor/Jack Ensley/Jack Brant* Jaguar D-Type [XKD553] Jack Ensley 50 axle Sports 5000  
DNF 39 Bob Ballinger/J.E.Peterson/Tom Payne^ Arnolt-Bristol Bolide S.H.Arnolt 49 withdrew Sports 2000  
DNF 54 Louis Comito/Bruce Kessler/Bob Rubin Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV Louis Comito 42   GT 1300  
DNF 37 Bob Goldich/S.H.Arnolt^ Arnolt-Bristol Bolide S.H.Arnolt 40 fatal accident Sports 2000  
DNF 30 William Helburn/Jim Pauley/Porfirio Rubirosa* Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa C [0660MDTR] William Helburn 38 cooling system Sports 2000  
DNF 9 Alfonso Gomez Mena/Ernie Erickson/Santiago Gonzalez Jaguar D-Type [XKD503] Alfonso Gomez Mena 37 engine Sports 5000  
DNF 43 Ed W.Crawford/Phil Stewart Porsche 550 RS Ed W.Crawford 35 gearbox Sports 1500  
DNF 10 Pierce Woods/Bobby Unser^/Fred Woodward* Jaguar D-Type R.V.Milosevich 33 axle Sports 5000  
DNF 1 John Fitch/Piero Taruffi Chevrolet Corvette SS Lindsey Hopkins 23 suspension Sports 5000  
DNF 46 Lloyd Ruby/Robert Burns^/Curtis Attaway* Maserati 150S Robert Burns 20 engine Sports 1500  
DNF 70 James B.Roberts/Ed Pennybacker^/Alain Bethel^/Louis Heuss* Triumph TR3 Standard-Triumph 10 suspension GT 2000  
DNF 6 Bill Lloyd/Briggs Cunningham^ Jaguar D-Type Briggs Cuningham 2 engine Sports 5000  
RES 69 Jim Pauley/Don Vitale/Harry Kullen Ferrari 750 Monza [0440M] James E.Pauley     Sports 3000  
RES 75 Howard Hanna/Howard Brown D.B.-Panhard HBR Howard Hanna     Sports 1100  
RES 73 Johnny von Neumann/Pete Lovely* Porsche 550 RS Johnny von Neumann     Sports 1500  
DNS T Pireo Taruffi/Zora Arkus Duntov/John Fitch/Stirling Moss/Juan Manuel Fangio Chevrolet Corvette SL Lindsey Hopkins     Sports 5000  
DNS 6T Bill Lloyd/Briggs Cunningham Jaguar D-Type Briggs Cuningham     Sports 5000  
DNS 16T Peter Collins/Maurice Trintignant/Alfonso de Portago/Luigi Musso/Phil Hill/Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 857S Ferrari     Sports 5000  
DNS 53 Frank Aldhous/John Brumby/Daniel Watters/Fred Woodward* Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ray Martinez     GT 1300  
REJ 62 George Schrafft Lotus-Climax Eleven [242] George Schrafft     Sports 1500  
DNA   John A.Kilborn Ferrari 446S John Kilborn     Sports 5000  
DNA   Tony Parravano Maserati 350S [3502] Tony Parravano     Sports 4000  
DNA   Loyal Katskee Jaguar D-Type Loyal Katskee     Sports 5000  
DNA   Pete Lovely/Richie Ginther Porsche 550 RS Pete Lovely     Sports 1500  
DNA   Brow Crim/Tony Palmer-Morewood Elva-Climax Mk II Elva     Sports 1100  
DNA     Cooper-Climax T39       Sports 1500  
DNA     Ford Thunderbird Ford     GT 5000  
DNA     Ford Thunderbird Ford     GT 5000  

N.B. - Bob Goldich killed
 
 
Winning Time: 12h00m03.374, 85.360 mph/137.373 kph
Fastest Lap: Jean Behra #19 (Maserati 450S), 3m24.5, 91.540 mph/147.320 kph

 

* Driver listed for car, but did not participate in race meeting
^ Driver practiced car, but did not race it
RES - Reserve (Practiced, on standy-by for start)
REE - Reserve Entry
DNA - Did Not Arrive
DNS - Did Not Start
DNF - Did Not Finish
DNP - Did Not Practice
NC - Not Classified
DSQ - Disqualified
NRF - Not Running At Finish
NAC - Not Accepted
REJ - Rejected (Did not pass scrutineering)



Last Updated on 31/03/01
By Darren Galpin
Email: darren.galpin@virgin.net