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Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 23.6.1951
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.492 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:rain on Saturday, sunshine on Sunday
Start time:22/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:70
Practiced:unknown
Started:60
Finished:30
Classified:29
Race notes:
other official classifications: 5th Annual Cup for Performance on Handicap and Seventeenth Biennial Cup (1950-1951) for the best performance on handicap by entrants who qualified in 1950
Winners:
Overall:20Jaguar XK120CWalker / Whitehead
Fastest Laps:
Overall:22Jaguar XK120CStirling Moss (GB)4:46.800169.356 km/hlap 31
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (9), Talbot-Lago (6), Aston Martin (5), Renault (5), Gordini (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (9), Talbot (6), Panhard (6), Renault (6), Aston Martin (5)
Top car types by numbers:Aston Martin DB2 (5), Renault 4CV (5), Talbot-Lago T26GS (4), Ferrari 340 America (4), Gordini T15S (4)
Driver nationalities:F (61), GB (37), USA (12), I (5), RA (3), B (2)
Most used colours:blue (49%), green (25%), red (10%), white (6%), silver (5%)
Engine positions:front-engined (95%), rear-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2582 cc
Oldest known drivers:Clemente Biondetti (53), Louis Chiron (52), Luigi Chinetti (50)
Youngest known drivers:Stirling Moss (22), Onofre Marimon (28), Froilan Gonzalez (29)
Woman drivers:Betty Haig, Yvonne Simon

Official Race Programme:

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