1959
Sebring 12 Hours

12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance
FIA World Sports Car Championship, round 1
1959 March 21st
Sebring Raceway, 8,369 km

Pole Position : FERRARI 250 TR59 #9, J.Behra / C.Allison, 3'24"000
Winner : FERRARI 250 TR59 Spyder #7, D.Gurney / Ch.Daigh, 188 laps, at 130,648 km/h
Fastest lap : FERRARI 250 TR59 #9, J.Behra, 3'21"6
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
3rd 31 PORSCHE 718 RSK Wolfgang VON TRIPS (D) / Jo BONNIER (S) Porsche Auto Co. 4 laps
behind
3rd Sports,
winner S2.0
-
4th 34 PORSCHE 718 RSK Bob HOLBERT (USA) / Don SESSLAR (USA) Cyrus L. Fulton 6 laps
behind
4th Sports,
winner S1.5
-
5th 32 PORSCHE 718 RSK John FITCH (USA) / Edgar BARTH (DDR) Porsche Auto Co. 7 laps
behind
5th Sports, 2nd S1.5 -
8th 35 PORSCHE 718 RSK Jack McAFEE (USA) / Ken MILES (GB) Precision Motors 15 laps behind 8th Sports, 3rd S1.5 -
10th 37 PORSCHE 718 RSK Ernie ERICKSON (USA) / Ed HUGUS (USA) Chester J. Flynn 18 laps behind 9th Sports, 4th S1.5 -
11th 33 PORSCHE 356A Carrera GT Huschke VON HANSTEIN (D) /
Carel GODIN de BEAUFORT (NL)
Porsche Auto Co? 24 laps behind 2nd GT,
winner GT1.6
-
DNF 36 PORSCHE 718 RSK Roberto MIERES (RA) / Anton VON DÖRY (RA) /
Pedro VON DÖRY (RA)
Count von Döry 34 laps S1.5 -
DNS 72 PORSCHE 718 RSK Art BUNKER (USA) Art Bunker Motors - S1.5 -
DNS 73 PORSCHE 718 RSK Briggs CUNNINGHAM (USA) / Lake UNDERWOOD (USA) B. S. Cunningham - S1.5 -

PICTURES

n° 31  -  3rd  -  3rd Sports  -  Winner S2.0
Porsche Auto Co.
W. von Trips / J. Bonnier
n° 32  -  5th  -  2nd S1.5
Porsche Auto Co.
J. Fitch / E. Barth
n° 33  -  11th  -  2nd GT  -  Winner GT1.6
Porsche Auto Co.
H. von Hanstein / C. Godin de Beaufort
n° 34  -  4th  -  Winner S1.5
Cyrus L. Fulton
B. Holbert / D. Sesslar
n° 35  -  8th  -  3rd S1.5
Precision Motors
J. McAfee / K.Miles
n° 36  -  DNF
Count von Döry
R. Mieres / A. von Döry / P. von Döry
n° 37  -  10th
Chester J. Flynn
E. Erickson / E. Hugus
n° 72  -  DNS
Art Bunker Motors
A. Bunker
   



 
   
    n° 73  -  DNS
B. S. Cunningham
B. Cunningham / L. Underwood