1961
Sebring 12 Hours

Sebring 12-Hour Florida International Grand Prix of Endurance
F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship, round 1
1961 March 25th
Sebring, 8,360 km

Pole Position : FERRARI Dino 246 SP #27, R.Ginther / W.von Trips, 3'15"700
Winner : FERRARI 250 TRI/61 #14, Ph.Hill / O.Gendebien, 210 laps, at 144,617 km/h
Fastest lap : MASERATI Tipo 61 #23, S.Moss, 3'13"2
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
5th 51 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Bob HOLBERT (USA) / Roger PENSKE (USA) Brumos Porsche Company 11 laps behind 5th Sports,
winner S 1.6
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7th 47 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Don SESSLAR (USA) / Bob DONNER (USA) /
Ernie ERICKSON (USA)
Bob Donner 11 laps behind 7th Sports,
2nd S 1.6
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9th 39 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Peter RYAN (CDN) / Francis BRADLEY (CDN) /
Ludwig HEIMRATH (CDN)
Eglinton Caledonia Motors 21 laps behind 9th Sports,
3rd S 1.6
-
DNF 50 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Hans HERRMANN (D) / Edgar BARTH (DDR) Porsche Auro - S 2.0 -
DNF 49 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Jo BONNIER (S) / Dan GURNEY (USA) Porsche Auto - S 2.0 -
DNF 48 PORSCHE 718 RS61 Chuck CASSEL (USA) / David LANE (USA) Association Automovilisti Santaneca - S 1.6 -
DNF 38 PORSCHE 718 RS60 Bill WUESTHOFF (USA) / Augie PABST (USA) DND Porsche Car Import - S 1.6 -
DNS 86 PORSCHE 718 RSK Herb SWAN (USA) / Ed JOHNSON (USA) Lester Castings - S 1.6 -

PICTURES

n 38  -  DNF
Porsche Car Import
B. Wuesthoff / Au. Pabst
n 39  -  9th  -  3rd S 1.6
Eglinton Caledonia Motors
P. Ryan / F. Bradley / L. Heimrath
n 47  -  7th  -  2nd S 1.6
Bob Donner
D. Sesslar / B. Donner / E. Erickson
n 48  -  DNF
Association Automovilisti Santaneca
Ch. Cassel / D. Lane
n 49  -  DNF
Porsche Auto
J. Bonnier / D. Gurney
n 50  -  DNF
Porsche Auto
H. Herrmann / E. Barth
n 51  -  5th  -  Winner S 1.6
Brumos Porsche Company
B. Holbert / R. Penske
n 86  -  DNS
Lester Castings
H. Swan / E. Johnson