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

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.FL TimeInKm/h
1st20Walker / WhiteheadJaguar XK120CPeter Walker2673611.193 kms150.4661stS5.04:47.00030169.237
2nd9Meyrat / MairesseTalbot Lago T26GSPierre Meyrat2583486.020 kms145.2502ndS5.05:07.300250158.058
3rd26Macklin / ThompsonAston Martin DB2Aston Martin Ltd.2573476.907 kms144.8711stS3.05:12.000189155.677
4th10Levegh / MarchandTalbot Lago MDPierre Levegh3463.290 kms144.3033rdS5.05:05.300218159.093
5th25Abecassis / Shawe-TaylorAston Martin DB2Aston Martin Ltd.3449.290 kms143.7202ndS3.05:14.400184154.489
6th19Rolt / HamiltonNash-Healey CoupéHealey3448.730 kms143.6974thS5.05:19.400250152.070
7th24Parnell / HampshireAston Martin DB2Aston Martin Ltd.3401.590 kms141.7323rdS3.05:14.300208154.538
8th15Chinetti / LucasFerrari 340 America BarchettaLuigi Chinetti3328.160 kms138.6735thS5.05:11.700193155.827
9th29Mahé / PéronFerrari 212 ExportNorbert Jean Mahé3297.420 kms137.3924thS3.05:16.300186153.561
10th28Mann / Morris-GoodallAston Martin DB2N. H. Mann3196.340 kms133.1805thS3.05:35.200229144.902
11th21Lawrie / WallerJaguar XK120CRobert Lawrie3187.210 kms132.8006thS5.05:15.500236153.950
12th33Lurani / BraccoLancia Aurelia B20Scuderia Ambrosiana3172.380 kms132.1821stS2.05:44.60027140.950
13th27Clark / ScottAston Martin DB2P. T. C. Clark3152.030 kms131.3346thS3.05:36.000166144.557
14th35Winterbottom / MarshallFrazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaFrazet Nash3137.340 kms130.7222ndS2.05:24.800158149.542
15th32Simon / HaigFerrari 166 MM BerlinettaLuigi Chinetti3124.690 kms130.1953rdS2.05:34.300138145.292
16th31Moran / CornacchiaFerrari 212 ExportCharles Moran3072.180 kms128.2297thS3.05:13.800171154.784
17th11Chambas / MorelTalbot GS BarchettaAndré Chambas3058.500 kms127.4377thS5.05:22.600167150.562
18th4Walters / FitchCunningham C2-R ChryslerB. S. Cunningham3018.080 kms125.7531stS8.05:05.10032159.197
19th34Stoop / WilsonFrazer Nash Mille MigliaMe. P. Trevalyan2940.440 kms122.5184thS2.05:29.50050147.409
20th46Veuillet / MouchePorsche 356 SLPorsche A.G.2840.650 kms118.3601stS1.15:44.700158140.909
21st48Bonnet / BayolD.B. Antem PanhardAutomobiles D.B.2780.570 kms115.8572ndS1.16:09.70030131.380
22nd66Becquart / WilkinsJowett JupiterMarcel Becquart2748.090 kms114.5031stS1.56:19.00013128.156
23rd50Landon / BriatRenault 4CV 1063Team Renault2668.755 kms111.1981stS7506:55.600150116.870
24th60de Montrémy / HémardMonopole Panhard X84 SportMonopole2629.116 kms109.5462ndS7506:44.90025119.959
25th61Gaillard / ChancelPanhard Dyna X84Raymond Gaillard2576.610 kms107.3583rdS7506:52.400162117.777
26th54Lecat / SenftlebenRenault 4CVJacques Lecat2492.270 kms103.8444thS7507:16.30023111.325
27th58Colas / SchollmannCallista RAN D120 PanhardAuguste Lachaize2473.880 kms103.0785thS7507:12.100134112.407
28th53Vernet / PairardRenault 4CVJust Emile Vernet2447.337 kms101.9726thS7507:21.500140110.014
29th56Arnaud / PonsD.B. Antem PanhardAutomobiles D.B.2422.780 kms100.9497thS7506:30.200124.478

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.FL TimeInKm/h
14Hay / ClarkeBentley 4 ¼ PaulinH. S. F. Hay2765.120 kms115.230S5.05:45.60042140.542

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.FL TimeInKm/h
2Hitchings / ReeceAllard J2 CadillacS. H. AllardTransmissionS8.05:20.60019151.501
51Rosier / EstagerRenault 4CV 1063Team Renault194AccidentS7506:55.200140116.978
57Eggen / BeaulieuxD.B. Antem PanhardLouis Eggen184DisqualifiedS7506:05.800160132.781
52Sandt / MoserRenault 4CV 1063Jean L. V. Sandt177FireS7506:55.200147116.978
1Allard / ColeAllard J2 CadillacS. H. Allard134GearboxS8.04:59.20027162.337
45Caron / GuillardSimca Huit SportRoger Caron133EngineS1.16:39.300125121.641
17Spear / ClaesFerrari 340 America BarchettaBill Spear132Clutch burnedS5.05:11.20028156.077
37Veyron / MonneretSimca Gordini T15SEquipe Gordini130DistributionS1.55:35.80034144.643
7Gonzalez / MarimonTalbot Lago T26GSHenri Louveau128RadiatorS5.04:57.20035163.429
18Hall / NavoneFerrari 340 America BarchettaE. R. Hall125BatteryS5.04:56.50019163.815
5Rand / WackerCunningham C2-R ChryslerB. S. Cunningham98Accident => gearboxS8.05:27.50014148.309
6Rosier / FangioTalbot Lago T26GSLouis Rosier92Oil tankS5.04:54.30050165.040
22Moss / FairmanJaguar XK120CStirling Moss92Oil pressureS5.04:46.80031169.356
62Leblanc / BertrandDelahaye 135CSHenry Leblanc88BrakesS5.05:38.50041143.490
43Phillips / RipponMG TDGeorge Phillips80PistonS1.56:00.10029134.883
40Scaron / GordiniSimca Gordini T15SEquipe Gordini77Fuel pumpS1.55:27.40031148.354
3Cunningham / HuntoonCunningham C2-R ChryslerB. S. Cunningham76Accident => suspensionS8.05:29.90039147.230
64Bouchard / FarnaudFerrari 166 MM Barchetta TouringRené Bouchard75EngineS2.05:36.60029144.299
23Johnson / BiondettiJaguar XK120C Biondetti Special.Leslie Johnson50Oil pumpS5.04:55.30031164.481
39Behra / TrintignantSimca Gordini T15SEquipe Gordini49CamshaftS1.55:20.30025151.643
41Wisdom / WiseJowett Jupiter R1Jowett48Head gasketS1.56:02.00028134.175
49Poch / VaselleAero MinorJacques Poch40Head gasketS7507:01.30022115.289
59Schrafft / StilesCrosley Hot Shot SportCrosley40ElectricalS7506:48.50015118.901
55Claude / ClauseRenault 4CV 1063Satecmo38IgnitionS7507:08.70038113.299
8Chaboud / VincentTalbot Lago T26GSEugene Chaboud33RadiatorS5.05:01.10028161.313
16Chiron / "Heldé"Ferrari 340 America BarchettaLuigi Chinetti29DisqualifiedS5.05:05.30023159.093
38Manzon / SimonSimca Gordini T15SEquipe Gordini26DistributionS1.55:20.80021151.406
12Delettrez / DelettrezDelettrez DieselEts. Delettrez24EngineS5.06:56.30012116.674
42Hadley / GoodacreJowett JupiterJowett19Burnt valveS1.56:13.70010129.974
30Lariviere / GuelfiFerrari 212 Export CJohnny Claes5Fatal accidentS3.05:34.9005145.032

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
47Sauerwein / BrunetPorsche 356 SLPorsche A.G.Accident in practiceS1.1

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
Aston Martin DB2Maurice FaulknerReserve

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
TCunningham C1B. S. CunninghamSpare car

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
11Johnny ClaesTalbot Lago T26GSS5.0
36Culpan / AldingtonFrazer NashN. R. CulpanAccident in British Empire TrophyS2.0
56Henri LouveauTalbot
Cabianca / Crovetto / PiottiOsca
Gonzalez / MarimonSimca Gordini?
Trouis / GatsonidesD.B. - Panhard
Alexis ConstantinPeugeot 203C ConstantinAlexis ConstantinReserve
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