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Pre-race grid scene, left to right: Car Number 5, a Ferrari 166 MM/53, (Randy MacDougall, driver), Car Number 2, a Ferrari 250 MM, (Phil Hill, driver), Car Number 38, a Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica, (James Lowe, driver).

Reno Road Races

  • Title Reno Road Races
  • Source William Hewitt Photograph Collection  
  • Description Pre-race grid scene, left to right: Car Number 5, a Ferrari 166 MM/53, (Randy MacDougall, driver), Car Number 2, a Ferrari 250 MM, (Phil Hill, driver), Car Number 38, a Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica, (James Lowe, driver).
  • Years 1953  
  • Date 1953-10-18
  • Photographer William Hewitt  
  • City Reno  
  • State Nevada  
  • Country United States  
  • Marque Ferrari   Frazer Nash  
  • Model Ferrari 166 MM/53   Ferrari 250 MM   Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica  
  • Engine Type Ferrari V12, Bristol L6  
  • Group/Class E   D  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 5, Car Number 2, Car Number 38
  • Event Reno Road Races - 2 1/2 Hours  
  • Venue Stead Air Force Base  
  • Entrant Ranald MacDougall   Phil Hill   James Lowe  
  • Race Data Randy MacDougall driving Car Number 5, a Ferrari 166 MM/53, finished sixth overall and first in class in the 2.5 hours race. Phil Hill driving Car Number 2, a Ferrari 250 MM, finished second overall and first in class in the 2.5 hours race. James Lowe driving Car Number 38, a Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica, finished eighth overall and second in class in the 2.5 hours race.
  • Identifier 2011-014HEWI-1953-b1_2.0_0029
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • 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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