1963 SCCA National Sports Car Championship

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1963 SCCA National Sports Car Championship
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The 1963 SCCA National Sports Car Championship season was the thirteenth season of the Sports Car Club of America's National Sports Car Championship. It began April 7, 1963, and ended September 2, 1963, after ten races.

Schedule[edit]

Rnd Race LengthA Circuit Location Date
1 SCCA National Race 45 minutes Marlboro Motor Raceway Upper Marlboro, Maryland April 7
2 VIR National Cup 1 hour, 30 minutes Virginia International Raceway Danville, Virginia April 27
3 Cumberland National Championship Sports Car Races 75 km (47 mi) Greater Cumberland Regional Airport Wiley Ford, West Virginia May 12
4 SCCA National Race 90 mi (140 km) Bridgehampton Race Circuit Bridgehampton, New York June 2
5 SCCA National Race 60 mi (97 km) Lime Rock Park Lakeville, Connecticut June 15
6 June Sprints 160 mi (260 km) Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin June 23
7 Lake Garnett Grand Prix 70 mi (110 km) Lake Garnett Circuit Garnett, Kansas July 8
8 Meadowdale SCCA National Championships 98 mi (158 km) Meadowdale International Raceway Carpentersville, Illinois August 4
9 Glen Classic 100 mi (160 km) Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, New York August 25
10 SCCA National Races 60 mi (97 km) Thompson International Speedway Thompson, Connecticut September 2
^A Feature race

Season results[edit]

Feature race overall winners in bold.

Rnd Circuit AP Winning Team BP Winning Team CM Winning Team CP Winning Team DM Winning Team DP Winning Team EM Winning Team EP Winning Team FM Winning Team FP Winning Team GM Winning Team GP Winning Team HM Winning Team HP Winning Team Results
AP Winning Driver(s) BP Winning Driver(s) CM Winning Driver(s) CP Winning Driver(s) DM Winning Driver(s) DP Winning Driver(s) EM Winning Driver(s) EP Winning Driver(s) FM Winning Driver(s) FP Winning Driver(s) GM Winning Driver(s) GP Winning Driver(s) HM Winning Driver(s) HP Winning Driver(s)
1 Marlboro Chevrolet Chevrolet no finishers Daimler #6 Mecom Racing Team Porsche Porsche Porsche Porsche Lotus Lola-Climax Austin-Healey Zink Petite[1] Austin-Healey Results
United States Dick Lang United States Don Yenko United States Duncan Black United States Roger Penske United States Alex Dearborn United States Herb Swan United States Ron Grable United States Bob Holbert United States Bob Sharp United States M. R. J. Wyllie United States Pete van der Vate United States Bill Greer United States Paul Hill
2 VIR #10 Chevrolet #12 Grady Davis #26 Meister Brauser Racing #82 Fiat-Abarth no entries #44 Triumph #43 Lotus #7 Porsche no entries #11 Alfa Romeo #88 Bobsy-Ford[2] #31 Austin-Healey #87 Zink Petite no entries Results
United States Dick Thompson United States Don Yenko United States Don Devine United States Paul Richards United States Bob Tullius United States Skip Barber United States William Haenelt United States Jack Crusoe United States Chuck Dietrich United States Pete van der Vate United States Bill Greer
3 Cumberland Shelby Chevrolet #60 Briggs Cunningham Fiat-Abarth #6 Mecom Racing Team Triumph Porsche #73 Porsche Lotus Triumph Bosby Morgan Osca Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Johnson United States Robert Mouat United States Walt Hansgen United States Paul Richards United States Roger Penske United States Bob Tullius United States Bob Holbert United States Lake Underwood United States T. A. Rees United States Ed Diehl United States Chuck Dietrich United States Frank Nagel United States John Igleheart United States Donna Mae Mims
4 Bridgehampton Shelby Chevrolet #60 Briggs Cunningham Fiat-Abarth Ferrari Triumph Porsche Austin-Healey Lotus Volvo Genie Austin-Healey Osca Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Johnson United States Robert Mouat United States Walt Hansgen United States Paul Richards United States Bob Grossman United States Jim Spencer United States Joe Buzzetta United States Jim Ladd United States Peter Sachs United States Art Riley United States John Fitch United States Pete van der Vate United States John Igleheart United States Howard Blakeslee
5 Lime Rock A.C. Chevrolet Porsche Morgan no entries Triumph no entries Porsche Lotus Alfa Romeo Lola-Climax Austin-Healey Osca Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Brown United States Don Yenko United States Joe Buzzetta Switzerland Gaston Andrey United States Bob Tullius United States Bill Romig United States Peter Sachs United States Jack Crusoe United States M. R. J. Wyllie United States Rod Harmon United States John Igleheart United States Paul Hill
6 Road America Shelby Chevrolet Meister Brauser A.C.-Bristol #94 Wayne Burnett Triumph Concours Motors Sports Car Forum Porsche Alfa Romeo Lola-Climax Austin-Healey Martin T Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Johnson United States Ed Smith United States Harry Heuer United States Fred Ellsworth United States Wayne Burnett United States Bob Tullius United States Bill Wuesthoff United States Don Sesslar United States Lee Hall United States Robert Shaw United States M. R. J. Wyllie United States Pete van der Vate United States Martin Tanner United States Fred Turek
7 Lake Garnett #33 Bob Johnson Chevrolet Shelby American Morgan Cooper Triumph no entries Sports Car Forum no entries Lotus Bosby Austin-Healey Lotus Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Johnson United States Don Yenko United Kingdom Ken Miles United States Lew Spencer United States Jack Hinkle United States John Goans United States Don Sesslar United States Dick Anderson United States Chuck Dietrich United States Robert Fry United States Ed Walsh United States Bruce Hoskins
8 Meadowdale Shelby Chevrolet #0 Meister Brauser Team A.C.-Bristol no entries Triumph A Austin-Healey Porsche Alfa Romeo Bosby Austin-Healey Zink Petite Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Brown United States Don Yenko United States Harry Heuer United States Bill Harwell United States Jim Spencer United States Allan Barker United States Lee Hall United States Robert Shaw United States Chuck Dietrich United States Donald Hampton United States Bill Greer United States Donna Mae Mims
9 Watkins Glen #41 A.J. Griffith, Jr. #2 Grady Davis #11 Grady Davis #4 Duncan Black no entries #53 Jim Spencer Kelly Special-Porsche Porsche #3 Bosby Division #15 Jerrold A. Truitt #3 Bosby Division #5 Erwin Lorincz Osca #12 Harvey Glass Results
United States Bob Brown United States Don Yenko United States Dick Thompson United States Duncan Black United States Jim Spencer Canada Wayne Kelly United States Lake Underwood United States Chuck Dietrich United States Gerald Truitt United States Chuck Dietrich United States Erwin Lorincz United States John Igleheart United States Harvey Glass
10 Thompson Shelby Porsche Lister-Costin Buick Daimler Porsche Triumph no entries Porsche Porsche Alfa Romeo Elva Austin-Healey Osca Austin-Healey Results
United States Bob Johnson United States Bruce Jennings United States Eno de Pasquale United States Duncan Black United States Joe Buzzetta United States Bob Tullius United States Lake Underwood United States George Wintersteen United States Tom Flaherty United States Dave Fenton United States Don Peaslee United States John Gordon United States Frank Cooper
^A D and E Modified were classified with C Modified at Meadowdale.

Champions[edit]

Class Driver Car
A Production United States Bob Johnson Shelby Cobra 289
B Production United States Don Yenko Chevrolet Corvette
C Modified United States Harry Heuer Chaparral 1-Chevrolet
C Production United States Duncan Black Daimler SP250
D Modified United States Roger Penske "Zerex Special" Cooper T53-Climax
D Production United States Bob Tullius Triumph TR4
E Modified United States Joe Buzzetta Porsche 718 RSK
E Production United States Lake Underwood Porsche 356
F Modified United States Peter Sachs Lotus 23
F Production United States Robert Shaw Alfa Romeo Spyder
G Modified United States Chuck Dietrich Bosby Mk.II-Ford
G Production United States Pete van der Vate Austin-Healey Sprite
H Modified United States Bill Greer Zink Petite Mk.II
H Production United States Donna Mae Mims Austin-Healey Sprite

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zink Petite Chassis". SportsRacer.net. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bobsy Chassis". SportsRacer.net. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 

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