Bridgehampton Grand Prix

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Bridgehampton Grand Prix
Venue Bridgehampton Race Circuit
First race 1961
Last race 1969
Previous names Bridgehampton Double 500
Most wins (driver) Walt Hansgen (2)
Dan Gurney (2)
Denny Hulme (2)
Most wins (team) McLaren Cars, Ltd. (2)
Most wins (manufacturer) McLaren (3)

The Bridgehampton Grand Prix was a sports car race held at Bridgehampton Race Circuit between 1961 and 1969.

Results[edit]

Year Overall Winner(s) Entrant Car Distance/Duration Race Title Report
SCCA National Sports Car Championship
1961 United States Walt Hansgen Briggs Cunningham Maserati Tipo 63 71.3 mi (114.7 km) Bridgehampton National Races report
World Sportscar Championship
1962 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez North American Racing Team Ferrari 330 TRI/LM 400 km (250 mi) Bridgehampton Double 400 report
1963 United States Dan Gurney John Edgar Shelby Cobra 500 km (310 mi) Bridgehampton Double 500 report
1964 United States Walt HansgenA Mecom Racing Team Scarab Mk IV-Chevrolet 500 km (310 mi) Bridgehampton Double 500 report
1965 United States Hap Sharp Chaparral Cars Chaparral 2A-Chevrolet 500 km (310 mi) Bridgehampton Double 500 report
Can-Am Challenge Cup
1966 United States Dan Gurney All American Racers Lola T70 Mk.2-Ford 200 mi (320 km) Bridgehampton Grand Prix report
1967 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren Cars Ltd. McLaren M6A-Chevrolet 200 mi (320 km) Chevron Grand Prix report
1968 United States Mark Donohue Roger Penske Racing Enterprises McLaren M6B-Chevrolet 200 mi (320 km) Bridgehampton Grand Prix report
1969 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren Cars Ltd. McLaren M8B-Chevrolet 200 mi (320 km) Inver House Scotch Grand Prix report
^A In 1964, only GT cars counted towards the World Sportscar Championship; the top GT finisher was Ken Miles in a Shelby Cobra.

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