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In the early years of the 12 Hours of Sebring a LeMans start was used.  Here spectators are lined up across from the race entrants starting positions waiting for the drivers to line up for their race across the track to start their engines on March 24, 1956.  #28 Aston Martin DB3S Reg Parnell - Tony Brooks, #29 Austin-Healey 100S Lance Macklin - Archie Scott-Brown, #30 Austin-Healey 100S Roy Jackson-Moore - E. Forbes-Robinson, #31 Ausin-Healey 100S Phil Stiles - George Huntoon, #64 Austin-Healey 100S William Brewster - Bill Rutan, #33 Ferrari 500 Mondial Porfirio Rubirosa - Jim Pauley, #34 Ferrari 500 Mondial Julio Polo, #35 Morgan Plus 4 Mike Rothschild - George Hunt, #37 AC ace Joseph Dressel - Bill Woodbury, #38 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide S.H. Arnolt - Bob Goldich.

12 Hours of Sebring

  • Title 12 Hours of Sebring
  • Source Stephen Peavey Photograph Collection  
  • Description In the early years of the 12 Hours of Sebring a LeMans start was used. Here spectators are lined up across from the race entrants starting positions waiting for the drivers to line up for their race across the track to start their engines on March 24, 1956. #28 Aston Martin DB3S Reg Parnell - Tony Brooks, #29 Austin-Healey 100S Lance Macklin - Archie Scott-Brown, #30 Austin-Healey 100S Roy Jackson-Moore - E. Forbes-Robinson, #31 Ausin-Healey 100S Phil Stiles - George Huntoon, #64 Austin-Healey 100S William Brewster - Bill Rutan, #33 Ferrari 500 Mondial Porfirio Rubirosa - Jim Pauley, #34 Ferrari 500 Mondial Julio Polo, #35 Morgan Plus 4 Mike Rothschild - George Hunt, #37 AC ace Joseph Dressel - Bill Woodbury, #38 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide S.H. Arnolt - Bob Goldich.
  • Years 1956  
  • Date 1956-03-24
  • Photographer Stephen Peavey  
  • City Sebring  
  • State Florida  
  • Country United States  
  • Marque Aston Martin   Austin-Healey   Ferrari   Morgan   AC   Arnolt-Bristol  
  • Model Aston Martin DB3S   Austin-Healey 100S   Ferrari 500 Mondial   Morgan Plus 4   AC Ace   Arnolt-Bristol  
  • Event 12 Hours of Sebring  
  • Venue Sebring International Raceway  
  • Identifier 2014-012PEAV-1956-b1_2.0_0003
  • Original Format color transparencies  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

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