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1958 Australian Tourist Trophy

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1958 Australian Tourist Trophy

The 1958 Australian Tourist Trophy was a 100 mile motor race for sports cars, staged at the Mount Panorama Circuit near Bathurst in New South Wales, Australia on 6 October 1958. It was the second in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, each of which was recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian Championship for sports cars. The race was won by David McKay driving an Aston Martin DB3S.


Class Structure

Cars competed in six classes based on engine capacity:

  • Up to 750cc
  • 751 to 1100cc
  • 1101 to 1500cc
  • 1501 to 2000cc
  • 2001 to 3000cc
  • Over 3000cc
  • Notes

  • Attendance: 16,000
  • Race distance: 26 laps, 100 miles
  • Starters: 35
  • Finishers: 22
  • Winner's race time: 1 hour 19 minutes 21.9 seconds
  • References

    1958 Australian Tourist Trophy Wikipedia