Results of 1960 Sebring
Thanks to Darren Galpin
1961 Sebring page 3
Porsche Spyders made such wonderful noise with their stinger exhaust and
the factory had an all-star cast to try and repeat their 1960 victory.
MG brought just 2 coupes, but we loved them
The Friday races were getting popular with karts and a small GT 4 hour race

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photo credits: Dave Nicholas, Dave Zych, John E Kelley, Michael Eaton, Spankey Smith

Sports Car Graphic Results and part of the John Christy story
#39Porsche-Ryan #43speed MG's #44speed
Bill Wuesthoff blew #38 before
Augie Pabst could get in
Peter Ryan in the Canadian Porsche
he shared with Ludwig Heimrath to 9th
Peter Riley and John Whitmore MGA
was just 2 laps behind 44 in 16th
Factory MG's line up on practice day
In 1961 they brought just 2 cars
Jim Parkinson & Jack Flaherty drove
44 to first in GT1600
#49Gurney #50Hermann #51Porsche #47Porsche #48Porsche
Dan Gurney & Jo Bonnier were DNF
in the #49 RS-61
Hans Hermann sits in #50 Porsche.
This RS-61 suffered an engine failure
Dawn early on race day.  Bob Holbert & Roger Penske Porsche were 6th The Bob Donner, Don Sessler and
Ernie Erickson #47 Porsche was 7th
Chuck Cassel, David Lane #48 was a DNF with another engine gonzo
#49-50 #53Lotus #71OSCA Spank-Zych-Poupard 61Dusk
Porsche Team in the grassy paddock
behind the pits
Bob Publicker & Charlie Kolb Lotus 19
lost the motor and never started
George Peck, John Hoffman drove #71 OSCA to 1st 850cc and 3rd on Index Spank (scratching ear), Bob Poupard
Dave Zych in pits
Dusk at Sebring is always special
and often beautiful
Karts 3Hr sprites 3HrSaabSprite 61Start FirstTurn
Karts raced on Friday The 3 hr for small touring cars also on Friday Sprites were popular. Stirling in #2 chases Bruce McLaren in #5 Corvettes lead the way on the first
lap, but not for long
End of pack, smaller displacement
cars into the first turn