LISCA entry
LIME ROCK 1959
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Lime Rock was always a busy place with races all Spring & summer.
The Long Island Sports Car Association (LISCA) raced as well as SCCA
USAC had another Formula Libra race that was "run what ya brung" fantastic
.
This page covers a lot of 1959 races

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photo credits: Don Cooke Dave Nicholas, Dave Zych, John E Kelley, Spankey Smith


BARC crowd at

the LISCA race
#16MaserB&W #16Maser BriggsGrid BucherLotus
E. F. Spicer's 150S Maserati
simply a gorgeous machine
Pretty car but too heavy and
no match for Porsches
Briggs on the grid
in his HMod OSCA
Bucher #129 Lotus Club was
2d in GM #26 DNS
Harry Blanchard won with Wagonhofer
close behind.  Blanchard would be killed
in Argentina in January
Shermleads A-H171 Colgate sideways Wagenhofer
The unbelievable Sherm Decker passes
Harry Carter's AC Bristol totally sideways
Sherm Decker's fast twin-cam
led but failed this day
John Colgate first DP and 6th OA.
He loved that Healey
despite being able to
afford anything
Frank Wagonhofer's Carrera won
a lot in 1959 but Blanchard won today
   
BARCBOYS contributor Bob
Kahmer in his Lotus Bristol
I had to really look this one up.
Dolph Vilardi's Asardo GT
Spring LISCA race
Start of E&F production
 
Hank van Dusens twin cam
at the LISCA race
Fabulous Formula Libre race with
Constantine's Aston, D type & a
sprint car
SCCA diversity in '59.  Volvo sedan leads
FIII an MGA and a TR3
Chuck Stoddard would win GP but
here he trails Jim Silberman
Decker smiles after a win beating
the Porsches at the LISCA race
Hank VanDusen has a Porsche
hot on his tail
BARC member Bruce Cargill later of
Dodge Colt fame in a big XK140