La Carrera Panamericana IX

The Ring

October 7, 2019

Our 9th edition of the toughest road race featured 8 entries – two of which were new Ford 6 models – that would duel through the mountains, canyons and villages of Mexico.

New Models:

SP (T) 1951 – #42 – Ford (Jesus ESPARZA)

SP (T) – #119 – Ford 6 (Emilio PORTEZ MEDINA)

Returning Models:

SP (T) 1950 – #18 Ford 6 (Fred STEINBRONER)

SP (SP) 1952 – #7 Jaguar XK120 (Santos LETONA DIAZ)

SP (SP) 1952 – #10 Porsche 356 Super (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE)

SP (TE1.9) 1954 – #261 Volkswagen 1200 (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE)

SP+ (SP+15) 1954 – #2 Ferrari 750 Monza (Alfonso de PORTAGO)

SP+ (SP15) 1954 – #58 Porsche 550 Spyder (Fernando SEGURA)

Scheduled Starting Order:

  1. SP (T) 1950 – #18 Ford 6 (Fred STEINBRONER);
  2. SP (SP) 1952 – #7 Jaguar XK120 (Santos LETONA DIAZ);
  3. SP (SP) 1952 – #10 Porsche 356 Super (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE);
  4. SP (T) 1951 – #42 – Ford (Jesus ESPARZA);
  5. SP (TE1.9) 1954 – #261 Volkswagen 1200 (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE);
  6. SP (T) – #119 – Ford 6 (Emilio PORTEZ MEDINA);
  7. SP+ (SP+15) 1954 – #2 Ferrari 750 Monza (Alfonso de PORTAGO)***;
  8. SP+ (SP15) 1954 – #58 Porsche 550 Spyder (Fernando SEGURA)***.

*** Did Not Start

And the Mexican flag drops to start the Carrera!

Overall Results:

  1. SP (T) 1950 – #18 Ford 6 (Fred STEINBRONER) 68 Laps (7.323 ext.)*;
  2. SP (T) – #119 – Ford 6 (Emilio PORTEZ MEDINA) 68 (11.734);
  3. SP (TE1.9) 1954 – #261 Volkswagen 1200 (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE) 68 (20.922);
  4. SP (SP) 1952 – #7 Jaguar XK120 (Santos LETONA DIAZ) 66 (9.850);
  5. SP (T) 1951 – #42 – Ford (Jesus ESPARZA) 64 (14.884);
  6. SP (SP) 1952 – #10 Porsche 356 Super (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE) 63 (17.535).
  • SP+ (SP+15) 1954 – #2 Ferrari 750 Monza (Alfonso de PORTAGO) DNS;
  • SP+ (SP15) 1954 – #58 Porsche 550 Spyder (Fernando SEGURA) DNS.

* Fastest Lap

Class Results:

SP (T):

  1. SP (T) 1950 – #18 Ford 6 (Fred STEINBRONER) 68 Laps (7.323 ext.)*;
  2. SP (T) – #119 – Ford 6 (Emilio PORTEZ MEDINA) 68 (11.734);
  3. SP (T) 1951 – #42 – Ford (Jesus ESPARZA) 64 (14.884).

SP (TE1.9):

  1. SP (TE1.9) 1954 – #261 Volkswagen 1200 (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE) 68 (20.922).

SP (SP):

  1. SP (SP) 1952 – #7 Jaguar XK120 (Santos LETONA DIAZ) 66 (9.850);
  2. SP (SP) 1952 – #10 Porsche 356 Super (Alfonso de HOHENLOHE) 63 (17.535).

Cheers to everyone who could make it out to participate and to our overall winner and class winners! Cheers also to Ken and the winners of his generous donation of the following door prizes which will come in handy in future builds:See everyone at the next one! :bye:

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