Sport: Who Won?

A few sentimental (and thrifty) competitors actually drove their cars to the race. But the quaint tradition that a sports car is a practical vehicle, designed for everyday use, seemed as antiquated as the Stanley Steamer or the solid-rubber tire. Well-heeled pros who turned up for the Florida International Twelve-Hour Grand Prix of Endurance last week brought their cars by rail or trailer, by plane or ship—any way but under their own power. The 5.2-mile course on Sebring's abandoned airfield was enough to tear the guts out of the finest engine. Mechanics needed...

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