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Nassau Speed Weeks 1955


Round Date Race State Practiced Started Classified
2 9.12.1955 Nassau [Production 2.0] BS      
3 9.12.1955 Nassau [Production +2.0] BS      
4 9.12.1955 Governor's Trophy BS   70  
6 10.12.1955 Nassau [Jaguar] BS      
7 10.12.1955 Nassau [Porsche] BS      
8 10.12.1955 Nassau [Local] BS      
9 10.12.1955 Nassau [Ferrari] BS   12  
11 11.12.1955 Nassau Trophy BS   70  

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 2

Nassau [Production 2.0]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 2 - Production under 2000cc), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 9.12.1955


Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 28,164 km Winner's average speed: 140,431 km/h

The first race at Nassau was for Formula 3 cars.

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Ed Crawford (USA) Porsche Spyder 5
2. - Robert H. Davis (USA) Porsche 5
3. - Johnny Mantz (USA) Porsche Spyder 5

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 3

Nassau [Production +2.0]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 3 - Production over 2000cc), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 9.12.1955


Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 28,164 km Winner's average speed: 143,199 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 25 Sherwood Johnston (USA) Jaguar D-type B. S. Cunnigham 5 1. CP
2. - Charles Wallace (USA) Jaguar D-type 5 2. CP
3. - Ernie Erickson (USA) Jaguar D-type Ernest C. Erickson 5 3. CP
4. 23 Alfonso de Portago (E) Ferrari 250 GT 0415GT Alfonso de Portago 4. CP
6. 29 Stirling Moss (GB) Austin-Healey 100S SPL258BN Donald Healey

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 4

Governor's Trophy

Nassau Speed Week (Race 4 - Governor's Trophy), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 9.12.1955

Started:70

Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 168,981 km Winner's average speed: 148,703 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 13 Alfonso de Portago (E) Ferrari 750 Monza 0496M Alfonso de Portago 30 1:08:11,000 1. D
2. 33 Phil Hill (USA) Ferrari 750 Monza 0498M George Tilp 30 1:08:11,000 2. D
3. 25 Sherwood Johnston (USA) Jaguar D-type XKD527? Briggs Cunningham 30 1:08:23,000
4. 108 Lou Brero (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0286AM Louis Brero 30 1:08:31,000 2. C
5. 5 Jim Kimberly (USA) Ferrari 121 LM 0532LM Jim Kimberly 29 1:08:17,000 3. C
6. 30 Bill Lloyd (USA) Maserati 300S 3051 29 1:08:45,000
7. 4 Duncan Black (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0382AM Duncan Black 29 1:08:48,000
8. 69 Ed Crawford (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder E. W. Crawford 29 1:09:15,000
9. 171 Howard Hively (USA) Ferrari 375 Plus 0384AM 29 1:09:35,000
10. 47 D. Collins (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0372AM 28 1:09:28,000
11. 29 Stirling Moss (GB) Austin-Healey 100S SPL258BN Donald Healey 27 1:05:53,000
12. 71 Austin Conley (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 27 1:08:53,000
13. 73 Art Bunker (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 27 1:09:21,000
14. 70 Robert Fergus (USA) Austin-Healey 100S 27 1:09:23,000
15. 59 Kessler Jaguar 27 1:09:33,000
16. 79 Isabelle Haskell (USA) Maserati 150S 1653 27 1:09:35,000
17. 72 D. McNought (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 27 1:09:38,000
18. 15 Ed Lunken (USA) Ferrari 750 Monza Ebby Lunken 27 1:10:01,000
19. 74 Banta Cooper - Climax 27 1:10:24,200
20. 75 Leech Cracraft (USA) Cooper - Climax 27 1:10:27,000
21. 52 Alan Markelson (USA) Mercedes-Benz 300SL 27 1:10:46,000
22. 37 Dick Thompson (USA) Jaguar 26 1:06:00,000
23. 48 Harry Woodnorth (USA) Allard 26 1:07:16,000
24. 44 Fred Allen (USA) Austin-Healey 100S 26 1:08:13,000
25. 21 Porfirio Rubirosa (DR) Ferrari 500 Mondial 0556MD->0446MD Porfirio Rubirosa 26 1:08:41,000 1. E
26. 180 I. Stephenson (USA) Jaguar XK140 26 1:08:47,000
27. 8 J. Williams (USA) Jaguar 26 1:08:51,000
28. 26 Mantz Porsche Spyder 25 1:02:44,000
29. 92 Paul Norair (USA) Jaguar 25 1:08:22,000
30. 51 Walt Gray (USA) Allard 25 1:09:23,000
31. 38 Lowe Frazer Nash 421/200/195 25 1:09:44,000
32. 54 E. Wilson (USA) Triumph TR2 25 1:09:49,000
33. 45 Duncan Forlong (USA) A.C. Ace 25 1:10:52,000
34. 10 A. Young (USA) Jaguar 24 1:02:55,000
34. 36 Carl Haas (USA) Jaguar 24 1:02:55,000
36. 62 L. Lee (USA) Porsche 24 1:03:00,000
37. 101 Frank Pohanka (USA) Austin-Healey 100 24 1:03:01,000
38. 76 Paul Arnold (USA) Jaguar 24 1:10:00,000
39. 24 John Shakespeare (USA) Ferrari 212 Export 0100E John Shakespeare 23 1:08:58,000
40. 9 Jack Morton (USA) Jaguar 22 1:09:12,000
41. 61 Peter Arnold (USA) Porsche 21 1:01:31,000
42. 99 E. Newcomer (USA) Kurtis-Kraft 20 1:08:57,000
43. 41 Dolph Vilardi (USA) Bandini 19 0:57:28,000
44. 40 Pompeo Ermini 19 1:07:20,000
45. 87 Temple Buell (USA) Abarth Temple Buell 15 0:51:44,000
46. 98 Jack McAfee (USA) Ferrari 375 Plus 0396AM John Edgar 14 0:33:37,000/DNF
47. 88 George Waltman (USA) Fiat 13 0:58:26,000
48. 56 Sam Weiss (USA) Osca MT4 1350 1127 Sam Weiss 12 0:20:36,000 2. IC
49. 27 Ernie Erickson (USA) Jaguar D-type Ernest C. Erickson 11 0:21:42,000
50. 7 Mike Marshall (USA) Jaguar 10 0:25:48,000
51. 85 Fred Windridge (USA) Jaguar 8 0:22:00,000
52. 55 Robert H. Davis (USA) Porsche Spyder Robert H. Davis 7 0:17:16,000
53. 32 Charles Wallace (USA) Jaguar D-type 4 0:10:06,000
54. 97 J. Dowd, Jr. (USA) Bandini 5 0:09:18,000/Accident
55. 17 James Orr (USA) Devin - Panhard James Orr 3 0:09:12,000
Did not finish:
- Bob Said (USA) Ferrari Bob Said 18 Fire
23 Gleb Derujinsky (USA) Ferrari 250 GT Europa Farina Coupe 0415GT Alfonso de Portago Accident

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 6

Nassau [Jaguar]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 6 - Jaguar Race), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 10.12.1955


Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 28,164 km Winner's average speed: 138,001 km/h

The fifth race at Nassau was for Formula 3 cars.

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Dick Thompson (USA) Jaguar XK120 5
2. - Lou Brero (USA) Jaguar XK120 5
3. - Fred Windridge (USA) Jaguar XK120 5

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 7

Nassau [Porsche]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 7 - Porsche Race), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 10.12.1955


Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 28,164 km Winner's average speed: 138,436 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Art Bunker (USA) Porsche 550 5
2. - Austin Conley (USA) Porsche 550 5
3. - Mike Marshall (USA) Porsche 550 5

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 8

Nassau [Local]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 8 - Local Residents), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 10.12.1955


Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 56,327 km Winner's average speed: 130,470 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - David Albury (BS) Jaguar XK120 10
2. - Sherman Crise (BS) Jaguar XK120 10
3. - L. Kenedy (BS) Jaguar XK120 10
Did not finish:
- Greta Oakes (BS) Austin-Healey 100 Greta Oakes Engine
Other starters:
- Sydney Oakes (BS) Jaguar

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 9

Nassau [Ferrari]

Nassau Speed Week (Race 9 - Alberto Ascari Memorial Trophy), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 10.12.1955

Started:12

Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 28,164 km Winner's average speed: 153,113 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 13 Alfonso de Portago (E) Ferrari 750 Monza 0496M Alfonso de Portago 5
2. 20 Phil Hill (USA) Ferrari 857S 0570M Luigi Chinetti 5
3. 108 Lou Brero (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0286AM Louis Brero 5
4. 6 Dale Duncan (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0370AM 5
5. 98 Jack McAfee (USA) Ferrari 375 Plus 0396AM John Edgar 5
6. 15 Masten Gregory (USA) Ferrari 750 Monza Ed Lunken 5
7. 5 Jim Kimberly (USA) Ferrari 121 LM 0532LM Jim Kimberly 5
8. 4 Duncan Black (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0382AM Duncan Black 5
9. 24 Red Byron (USA) Ferrari 212 Export 0100E John Shakespeare
10. 8 Robert Williams (USA) Ferrari 225S 0218ET
11. 92 Campbell-Smidt Ferrari 500 Mondial 0430MD Paul Norair
12. 21 Porfirio Rubirosa (DR) Ferrari 500 Mondial II 0556MD->0446MD Porfirio Rubirosa 2. EM

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Nassau Speed Weeks Round: 11

Nassau Trophy

Nassau Speed Week (Race 11 - Nassau Trophy Race), Windsor Airfield, Nassau Date: 11.12.1955

Started:70

Circuit lenght: 5,633 km Race distance: 337,962 km Winner's average speed: 158,054 km/h

Fastest lap:Alfonso de PortagoNo. 13Ferrari 750 Monza?167,735 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 20 Phil Hill (USA) Ferrari 857S 0570M Luigi Chinetti 60 2:10:14,900 1. C
2. 13 Alfonso de Portago (E) Ferrari 750 Monza 0496M Alfonso de Portago 60 1. D
3. 1 Masten Gregory (USA) Maserati 300S 3058 Tony Parravano 59
4. 27 Ernie Erickson (USA) Jaguar D-type 58
5. 98 Jack McAfee (USA) Ferrari 375 Plus 0396AM John Edgar 58 3. C
6. 5 Jim Kimberly (USA) Ferrari 121 LM 0532LM Jim Kimberly 57
7. 6 Dale Duncan (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0370AM 57
8. 32 Charles Wallace (USA) Jaguar D-type 55
9. 69 Ed Crawford (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 55
10. 56 Sam Weiss (USA) Osca 1500 55
11. 26 Mantz Porsche 550 Spyder 55
12. 73 Art Bunker (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 54
13. 71 Austin Conley (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 54
14. 7 Mike Marshall (USA) Jaguar 54
15. 21 Ed Lunken (USA) Ferrari 500 Mondial II 0556MD->0446MD Porfirio Rubirosa 53 1. E
16. 24 John Shakespeare (USA) Ferrari 212 Export 0100E John Shakespeare 53
17. 23 Gleb Derujinsky (USA) Ferrari 250 GT 0415GT Alfonso de Portago 53
18. 37 Dick Thompson (USA) Jaguar 52
19. 52 Alan Markelson (USA) Mercedes-Benz 300SL 52
20. 59 Kessler Jaguar 52
21. 79 Isabelle Haskell (USA) Maserati 150S 1653 51
22. 39 James Lowe (USA) Frazer Nash 51
23. 92 Paul Norair (USA) Ferrari 500 Mondial 0430MD 51 3. E
24. 11 Art Habersin (USA) Jaguar 51
25. 72 D. McNought (USA) Porsche 550 Spyder 50
26. 10 A. Young (USA) Jaguar 50
27. 75 Leech Cracraft (USA) Cooper - Climax 50
28. 62 L. Lee (USA) Porsche 50
29. 51 Walt Gray (USA) Allard 49
30. 38 Lowe Frazer Nash 421/200/195 49
31. 101 Frank Pohanka (USA) Austin-Healey 100 48
32. 45 Duncan Forlong (USA) A.C. 48
33. 36 C. Hass (USA) Jaguar 47
34. 16 Phil Stiles (USA) Austin-Healey 100 47
35. 25 Sherwood Johnston (USA) Jaguar D-type B. S. Cunnigham 46 Threw rod
36. 8 J. Williams (USA) Ferrari 225S 0218ET 46
37. 61 Peter Arnold (USA) Porsche 46
38. 40 Pompeo Ermini 46
39. 41 Dolph Vilardi (USA) Bandini 39
40. 93 Joe Sheppard (USA) Triumph TR2 35
41. 108 Lou Brero (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0286AM Dabney Collins 33 DNF
42. 4 Duncan Black (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0382AM Duncan Black 30 Fire
43. 74 Banta Cooper T39 Climax 28
44. 180 I. Stephenson (USA) Jaguar XK140 26
45. 50 Ray Heppenstall (USA) Siata 26
46. 9 Jack Morton (USA) Jaguar 23
47. 34 E. Wilson (USA) Triumph TR2 21
48. 99 E. Newcomer (USA) Kurtis-Kraft 19
49. 31 Ray Jackson-Moore (GB) Austin-Healey 100M Donald Healey
50. 17 James Orr (USA) Devin - Panhard James Orr
51. 44 Fred Allen (USA) Austin-Healey 100S
52. 29 Stirling Moss (GB) Austin-Healey 100S SPL258BN Donald Healey Broken spindle
53. 47 D. Collins (USA) Ferrari 375 MM 0372AM DNF
54. 97 J. Dowd, Jr. (USA) Bandini
55. 67 Baptista MGA
56. 171 Howard Hively (USA) Ferrari 375 Plus 0384AM DNF
57. 85 Fred Windridge (USA) Jaguar
58. 22 John Orr (USA) Austin-Healey 100
59. 88 George Waltman (USA) Fiat
In entry list only:
- Luigi Chinetti (USA) Ferrari 500 Mondial
80 Jean Lucas (F) Ferrari 750 Monza Not repaired after crash in Caracas
90 L. Crim, Jr. Ferrari 500 Mondial Late transport from Italy to New York

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