Results 1957 Sebring
12 hours of Endurance

Thanks to Darren Galpin
Zora Duntov and Ed Cole create the Corvette SS.  Fangio tests the mule and breaks the lap record Fitch and Piero Taruffi drive it in the race.  The car had problems and retires after 23 laps.  Fangio had left Ferrari for Maserati and his change proved founded with this win.  Another Maserati driven by Stirling Moss and Harry Shell were second 

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Photo credits: Mister Mort,,  ProgramCoversProject, Eaton collection, Brett Johnson, Gene Busian, Chevrolet, Maserati

Corvette SS was a huge step for GM
Photo Gene Busian
Taruffi is driving here.  He would win the last Mille Miglia in another month and retire Hap Dressel, Don Cullen and Bill Woodbury's AC Bristol The incredible Juan Manuel Fangio
in the winning 4.5 MAserati
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Ed Crawford's Porsche retired with
gearbox failure
Driver Dus Ehrman reunites with #51 at
Amelia Island in 2012
Great story on 1957 Sebring on Sports Car Digest by Louis Galanos 57 Sebring article from