Results 1957 Sebring
12 hours of Endurance

Thanks to Darren Galpin
By '57 Sebring is hitting its stride.  Tens of thousands camp and
celebrate the rites of Spring and truly great racing.  The factories
were back and the star was Fangio & the 450S monster
Maserati V8 with lots of Maserati backup

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Photo credits: Mister Mort,,  ProgramCoversProject, Eaton collection, Brett Johnson

The Lotus team cars.  #59 won Sport 1100 with
Colin Chapman, Joe Shephard and Dick Dungan
Porsche brings its new 550RS and finishes
8th & 9th OA and win sports 1500.
Ol' Tex Carroll Shelby and the first lady
of Sebring, Mrs. Alec Ulmann
Bernard Cahier (red shirt) with Fangio
and an admirer before the race start
A rare 250S Maserati sits in its pit stall.  Driven by Shelby and Roy Salvadori
was a dnf
Jim Kimberley's 2.0S early on Saturday
morning would only last 58 laps
The Maserati from the side with the Reventlow 2.0S #27 in US racing colors alongside The #42 550RS Porsche of Norm Scott  & Frank Bott went well but was not running at the finish

500TR Ferrari #31 was second 2 liter car and
14th overall.  Arents-deVroom-Cunningham
Corvette #3 of Jim Jeffords, Dale Duncan and Big John Kilborn ran strong to 15th OA Doc Wylie pushes his Lotus XI LeMans. The
car was DQ'd for outside assistance.
Margaret Wylie, Doc's wife co-drove the car
along with Charles Moran
Dave Ash moves to the side for the Wyllie,
Moran Lotus.  MGA #51 has been a BARC car since 1959
MG was proud that all 3 cars finished the 12
hours two years straight and told everyone.
Never shy, Ash made sure his #51 got all the photo coverage with him at the wheel.
#49 MGA won GT 1600. but where it is now?
Only the #51 exists today.