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 MM/53Porfilio 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
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
Allard Palm BeachAllard Motor Co.Reserve entryS1.5
PanhardFernand PousseNot acceptedS750
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
PanhardAutomobiles PanhardNot acceptedS750
Panhard DynaAutomobiles PanhardS750
Dagrada - FiatAngelo DagradaS500
Rédélé / PonsD.B. Barquette RenaultLouis PonsNot acceptedS750
Kimberly / O'SheaFerrari 340 AmericaJim KimberlyNot acceptedS5.0
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