1911 American Grand Prize

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United States  1911 American Grand Prize
Race details
1911 Grand Prix season
Date November 30, 1911
Official name III American Grand Prize
Location Savannah, United States
Course Public roads (Savannah-Effingham Raceway)
Course length 27.52 km (17.1 mi)
Distance 24 laps, 660.48 km (410.4 mi)
Podium
First Fiat
Second Benz
Third Mercedes

The 1911 American Grand Prize was held on November 30, 1911, and was the final race of the 1911 Grand Prix season. It was held on the Savannah, Georgia, road course three days after the Vanderbilt Cup was held on the same track. It was sanctioned by the Automobile Club of America. David Bruce-Brown won by just over two minutes over Eddie Hearne. Bruce-Brown's average speed was 74.458 mph (121.478 km/h).[1]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 48 United States David Bruce-Brown Fiat 24 5:31:29.13
2 47 United States Eddie Hearne Benz 24 5:33:33.07
3 55 United States Ralph DePalma Mercedes 24 5:34:40.80
4 53 United States Caleb Bragg Fiat 24 5:51:55.29
5 42 United States Louis Disbrow Pope-Hartford 24 6:26:44.60
6 44 United States Leland Mitchell Abbott-Detroit 23 +1 Lap
7 45 United States Ralph Mulford Lozier 22 Broken rear axle
8 50 United States Carl Limberg Abbott-Detroit 21 +3 Laps
9 41 France Louis Wagner Fiat 14 Broken steering
10 43 France Charles Basle Buick 9 Engine
11 51 United States Cyrus Patschke Marmon 8 Out
12 54 United States Spencer Wishart Mercedes 8 Cracked cylinder
13 52 United States Erwin Bergdoll Benz 7 Broken gear
14 56 France Victor Hémery Benz 7 Broken valve
15 46 United States Bob Burman Marmon 4 Magneto shaft
16 49 United States Harry Cobe Buick 2 Crash

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1911 American Grand Prize, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-06-26


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