Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 14.6.1953
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.492 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st18Rolt / HamiltonJaguar C-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.3044088.064 kms170.3361stS5.01st5000
2nd17Moss / WalkerJaguar C-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.3004041.190 kms168.3832ndS5.0
3rd2Walters / FitchCunningham C5-R ChryslerBriggs Cunningham2994020.330 kms167.5141stS8.01st8000
4th19Whitehead / StewartJaguar C-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.2974000.670 kms166.6953rdS5.0
5th15Marzotto / MarzottoFerrari 340 MM Pinin Farina BerlinettaScuderia Ferrari2943956.660 kms164.8614thS5.0
6th35Trintignant / SchellGordini T24SAutomobiles Gordini2933945.470 kms164.3951stS3.0
7th1Cunningham / SpearCunningham C4-R ChryslerBriggs Cunningham2903906.600 kms162.7752ndS8.0
8th7Levegh / PozziTalbot Lago T26GSAutomobiles Talbot2763772.300 kms157.1795thS5.0
9th20Laurent / de TornacoJaguar C-typeEcurie Francorchamps2753702.810 kms154.2846thS5.0
10th3Moran / BennettCunningham C4-RK ChryslerBriggs Cunningham2693623.190 kms150.9663rdS8.0
11th11Johnson / HadleyNash-Healey SportsNash Healey Inc2653570.430 kms148.7687thS5.0
12th34Lockett / GatsonidesAustin-Healey 100Donald Healey Motor Co.2573462.670 kms144.2782ndS3.0
13th39Wharton / MitchellFrazer Nash Le Mans CoupéFrazer Nash Cars2533410.930 kms142.1221stS2.01st2000
14th33Becquart / WilkinsAustin-Healey 100Donald Healey Motor Co.2523381.650 kms140.9023rdS3.0
15th45von Frankenberg / FrèrePorsche 550 CoupéPorsche KG2473332.030 kms138.8351stS1.51st1500
16th44Glöckler / HerrmannPorsche 550 CoupéPorsche KG2473330.640 kms138.7772ndS1.52nd1500
17th57Bonnet / MoynetD.B. LM53 PanhardDeutsch et Bonnet2373192.010 kms133.0001stS7501st501-750
18th48Damonte / "Heldé"Osca MT4 1100Automobili Osca2323127.050 kms130.2941stS1.11st751-1100
19th58Gignoux / AzémaD.B. LM53 PanhardDeutsch et Bonnet2313110.010 kms129.5842ndS750
20th50Plantivaux / LapchinPanhard X89Automobiles Panhard2273062.390 kms127.6002ndS1.1
21st61Chancel / ChancelPanhard X88Automobiles Panhard2233008.590 kms125.3583rdS750
22nd51Stempert / SchwartzPanhard X87Automobiles Panhard2182941.020 kms122.5433rdS1.1
23rd53Rosier / SchollmannRenault 4CV/1063RNU Renault2182937.460 kms122.3944thS750
24th60Hémard / de MontrémyPanhard X85Automobiles Panhard2122852.490 kms118.8545thS750
25th66Constantin / ArnaudPeugeot 203C ConstantinAlexis Constantin2002690.100 kms112.088S3.0
26th56Vernet / PairardV.P. 166R RenaultJust-Emile Vernet1832466.600 kms102.7756thS750

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
12Ascari / VilloresiFerrari 340 MM Pinin Farina BerlinettaScuderia Ferrari229ClutchS5.0
41Poch / MoucheBorgward Hansa 1500Borgward GmbH228EngineS1.5
63Biondetti / GonzalezLancia D20 compres.Scuderia Lancia213EngineS8.0
27Thompson / PooreAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.182IgnitionS3.0
16Chinetti / ColeFerrari 340 MM Vignale SpyderLuigi Chinetti175Fatal accident - ColeS5.0
31Manzon / ChironLancia D20 compres.Scuderia Lancia174Oil lossS8.0
49Veuillet / MüllerPorsche 356Porsche KG147EngineS1.1
40Gerard / ClarkeFrazer Nash Le Mans ReplicaFrazer Nash Cars135EngineS2.0
23Kling / RiessAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM 3.5S.P.A. Alfa Romeo133Rear axleS5.0
21Sanesi / CariniAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM 3.5S.P.A. Alfa Romeo125GearboxS5.0
9Mairesse / GrignardTalbot Lago T26GSAutomobiles Talbot120EngineS5.0
30Taruffi / MaglioliLancia D20 compres.Scuderia Lancia117ElectricsS8.0
46Olivier / MartinPorsche 356Gonzague Olivier115EngineS1.5
36Mières / BehraGordini T15SAutomobiles Gordini84Rear endS3.0
55Lecat / SenftlebenRenault 4CV/1063Jacques Lecat84EngineS750
47Hill / WackerOsca MT4 1100Rees T. Makins80DifferentialS1.5
26Abecassis / SalvadoriAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.74ClutchS3.0
38Wisdom / FairmanBristol 450 CoupéBristol Aeroplane Co.70Accident, fireS2.0
32Bonetto / ValenzanoLancia D20 compres.Scuderia Lancia66StarterS8.0
5Arkus Duntov / MerrickAllard JR CadillacAllard Motor Co.65EngineS8.0
67Guelfi / LoyerGordini T15SCapt. Marceau Crespin40EngineS1.5
8Bayol / RosierTalbot Lago T26GCAutomobiles Talbot37GearboxS5.0
54Pons / RédéléRenault 4CVRNU Renault35EngineS750
37Macklin / WhiteheadBristol 450 CoupéBristol Aeroplane Co.29Fire, accidentS2.0
42Hartmann / BrudesBorgward Hansa 1500Borgward GmbH29Out of fuelS1.5
6de Cortanze / ChambasTalbot Lago T26GS CompresseurAndré Chambas24Brakes, accidentS+8.0
22Fangio / MarimonAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM 3.5S.P.A. Alfa Romeo22EngineS5.0
25Parnell / CollinsAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.16AccidentS3.0
52Briat / LesurRenault 4CV Vernet PairardRNU Renault14EngineS750
14Hawthorn / FarinaFerrari 340 MM Pinin Farina BerlinettaScuderia Ferrari12DQ:Illegal refuelS5.0
10Giraud-Cabantous / VeyronNash-Healey SportsNash Healey Inc9Oil pressureS5.0
59Dussous / FlahaultMonopole Panhard X84Ets. Monopole9EngineS750
62Mahé / LuraniFiat 8VEts Fiat Dagrada8IgnitionS2.0
4Allard / Fotheringham-ParkerAllard JR CadillacAllard Motor Co.4BrakesS8.0

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
24Behra / LucasGordini T24SAutomobiles GordiniReserveS3.0
28Jover / MetternichPegaso Z102PegasoAccident in practiceS8.0
29Palacio Pover / Cardona / FernandezPegaso Z102PegasoAccidentS8.0
64Jean BlancTalbot Lago T26GSAutomobiles TalbotWithdrawnS5.0
65Marchand / Simone / RobolyJaguar XK120CRene MarchanReserveS5.0
68Stagnoli / PalmieriAlfa Romeo 6C 3000 CMS.P.A. Alfa RomeoReserveS5.0
69Clark / Meyer / ScottAston Martin DB2Peter C. T. ClarkReserveS3.0
70Stiles / SaidOsca MT4Automobili OscaReserveS1.5
72Hébert / Scott / JonesRenault 4CV/1063Jean HebertReserveS750
74Foucher / LaineRenault 4CV/1063Jacques FaucherReserveS750

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
18TNorman DewisJaguar C-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.T-carS5.0

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
33Wilkins / Becquart / RuddAustin-Healey 100Donald Healey Motor Co.S3.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
15Bill SpearFerrari 340 Mexico VignaleWilliam SpearNot acceptedS5.0
16"Heldé"Ferrari 340 AmericaPierre-Louis DreyfusReserve entryS5.0
23LeGallais / PlunkettJaguar XK120CFrank C. LeGallaisNot acceptedS5.0
25Wadsworth / DicksonAston Martin DB3Edgar B. WadsworthReserve entryS3.0
32Cornacchia / SerafiniFerrari 250 MM Pinin FarinaFranco CornacchiaNot acceptedS3.0
33McAfee / McAfeeFerrari 250 MMMcAfeeNot acceptedS3.0
39Frazer Nash Le Mans Armstrong-SiddeleyFrazer Nash CarsS5.0
43Brudes / SchäufeleBorgward Hansa 1500SBorgward GmbHAccident in practiceS1.5
45Austin-Healey 100Donald Healey Motor Co.Not acceptedS3.0
48Palacio Pover / CardonaPegaso Z102PegasoReserve entryS3.0
50Clermont / ClermontSiataAndre ClermontNot acceptedS2.0
51Rubirosa / LeygonieFerrari 166 MMPorfilio RubirosaNot acceptedS2.0
53Tommy WisdomBristol 450Bristol Aeroplane Co.Reserve entryS2.0
57Gerard / ClarkeFrazer Nash Le MansFrazer Nash CarsNot acceptedS2.0
58Chalut-Natal / MercierBMW 328Raymond Chalut-NatalReserve entryS2.0
59Peacock / RuddockFrazer Nash Targa FlorioRodney F. PeacockReserve entryS2.0
63Savoye / RenaultSinger SM1500SingerReserve entryS1.5
64Blanc / GeighandTalbot Sport LMJean BlancNot acceptedS2.0
66Gordini T15SAutomobiles GordiniReserve entryS1.5
67Jean de GiroudeGordini TMMJean de GiroudeReserve entryS1.1
69Mann / Morris-GoodallAston Martin DB2Nigel H. MannReserve entryS3.0
71Allard JR CadillacAllard Motor Co.Not acceptedS8.0
72Hitchings / JonesKieft - MGCyril KieftReserve entryS1.5
73Trouis / BayolD.B. HBR PanhardDeutsch et BonnetNot acceptedS750
74Péron / de KaartOsca MT4Automobili OscaNot acceptedS1.1
75Dommée / Dzouilleau / BreuilPanhard DynaP. GarcynskiReserve entryS750
77Brendel / von BerkheimPorsche 356Porsche KGNot acceptedS1.1
83Max DeblonRenault 4CV/1063Max DeblonNot acceptedS750
88Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
89Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
90Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
91Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
92Rosier / EstagerRenault 4CV/1063RosierReserve entryS750
97Stanguellini Sport Bialbero 750Automobili StanguelliniReserve entryS750
100Hémard / GuernePanhard X85Automobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
101Panhard X84Patrick GaillardNot acceptedS750
105Poulain / Poulain / RacchiseFiat 1500Poulain FreresNot acceptedS1.5
106Nardi 4CV PanhardNardiNot acceptedS750
107Nardi 4CV PanhardNardiNot acceptedS750
108Arnaud / StevensRenault 4CV/1063Michel AunaudReserve entryS750
111Roger LoyerGordini 18CRoger LoyerNot acceptedS1.5
112Bonomi / MièresFerrari 340Roberto BonomiReserve entryS5.0
114Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
115Renault 4CV/1063RNU RenaultReserve entryS750
116Emmanuel BaboinLancia AureliaEmmanuel BaboinNot acceptedS2.0
117Ferrari 340 AmericaTom ColeNot acceptedS5.0
Allard Palm BeachAllard Motor Co.Reserve entryS1.5
Dagrada - FiatAngelo DagradaS500
Panhard DynaAutomobiles PanhardS750
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
PanhardFernand PousseNot acceptedS750
Kimberly / O'SheaFerrari 340 AmericaJim KimberlyNot acceptedS5.0
Rédélé / PonsD.B. Barquette RenaultLouis PonsNot acceptedS750
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
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