Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 12.6.1955
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.
1st6Hawthorn / BuebJaguar D-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.3074135.380 kms172.3081stS5.0
2nd23Collins / FrèreAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.3024073.020 kms169.7091stS3.0
3rd10Claes / SwatersJaguar D-typeEcurie Francorchamps2963986.930 kms166.0222ndS5.0
4th37Polensky / von FrankenbergPorsche 550 SpyderPorsche KG2843829.730 kms159.5721stS1.5
5th66Gendebien / SeidelPorsche 550 SpyderEcurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier2763715.550 kms154.8152ndS1.5
6th62Glöckler / JuhanPorsche 550 SpyderPorsche KG2733679.670 kms153.3203rdS1.5
7th34Wilson / MayersBristol 450CBristol Aeroplane Co2713654.310 kms152.2641stS2.0
8th33Keen / LineBristol 450CBristol Aeroplane Co2703641.380 kms151.7242ndS2.0
9th32Wisdom / FairmanBristol 450CBristol Aeroplane Co2683614.400 kms150.6003rdS2.0
10th35Becquart / StoopFrazer Nash SebringAutomobiles Frazer Nash Ltd.2603506.160 kms146.0904thS2.0
11th40Cabianca / SgorbatiOsca MT4 1500Edgar Fronteras2563449.080 kms143.7124thS1.5
12th41Miles / LockettMG EX182MG Cars Ltd.2493353.910 kms139.7465thS1.5
13th49Veuillet / Arkus DuntovPorsche 550 SpyderPorsche KG2453303.570 kms137.6491stS1.1
14th28Dickson / SandersonTriumph TR2Standard Triumph Ltd.2423263.310 kms135.9715thS2.0
15th29Richardson / HadleyTriumph TR2Standard Triumph Ltd.2423263.150 kms135.9656thS2.0
16th63Cornet / MouginD.B. HBR PanhardEcurie Jeudy-Bonnet2363177.890 kms132.4121stS750
17th64Lund / WaefflerMG EX182MG Cars Ltd.2343156.250 kms131.5106thS1.5
18th65Olivier / JeserPorsche 550 SpyderGonzague Olivier2343155.310 kms131.4712ndS1.1
19th68Brooke / Morris-GoodallTriumph TR2Standard Triumph Ltd.2142885.640 kms120.2357thS2.0
20th59Trouis / HéryD.B. HBR PanhardEcurie Jeudy-Bonnet2092815.140 kms117.2982ndS750
21st47Brown / WadsworthCooper T39 ClimaxCooper Cars Co2072789.610 kms116.2343rdS1.1

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
16Valenzano / MussoMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri Maserati239GearboxS3.0
22Cunningham / JohnstonCunningham C6-R OffenhauserBriggs Cunningham196PistonS3.0
7Rolt / HamiltonJaguar D-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.186GearboxS5.0
30da Silva Ramos / PolletGordini T15SAutomobiles Gordini145Holed radiatorS2.0
52Hémard / FlahaultMonopole Panhard X86Société Monopole145AccidentS750
60Faure / DuvalStanguellini Sport Bialbero 750Automobili Stanguellini136IgnitionS750
19Fangio / MossMercedes-Benz 300 SLRDaimler-Benz AG134WithdrawnS3.0
21Kling / SimonMercedes-Benz 300 SLRDaimler-Benz AG130WithdrawnS3.0
51Cotton / BeaulieuxPanhard VM5Automobiles Panhard et Levassor108GearboxS1.1
5Trintignant / SchellFerrari 121 LM ScagliettiScuderia Ferrari107ClutchS5.0
8Beauman / DewisJaguar D-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.106AccidentS5.0
24Salvadori / WalkerAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.105EngineS3.0
12"Heldé" / LucasFerrari 750 MonzaHeldé104DistributorS3.0
58Armagnac / LaureauD.B. HBR PanhardEcurie Jeudy-Bonnet100Wheel S750
48Chapman / FlockhartLotus Mark IX ClimaxLotus Engineering99DQ-reversedS1.1
31Tomasi / GiardiniMaserati A6GCS/53Officine Alfieri Maserati96DistributorS2.0
50Chancel / ChancelPanhard VM5Automobiles Panhard et Levassor94Fuel systemS1.1
1Parnell / PooreLagonda DP166Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.93Out of fuelS5.0
25Brooks / Riseley-PritchardAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.83BatteryS3.0
27Colas / "Franc"Salmson 2300S SpyderJean-Paul Colas82Oil leakS3.0
3Maglioli / HillFerrari 121 LM ScagliettiScuderia Ferrari76ClutchS5.0
38Ringgenberg / GilomenPorsche 550 SpyderWalter Ringgenberg65EngineS1.5
43McAlpine / ThompsonConnaught AL/SR Lea FrancisConnaught Engineering60EngineS1.5
4Castellotti / MarzottoFerrari 121 LMScuderia Ferrari52EngineS5.0
69Savoye / PochConstantin Barquette Peugeot 203Alexandre Constantin52GearboxS2.0
46Rippon / MerrickKieft - Climax 1100Kieft Cars Ltd.47Oil leakS1.1
57Bonnet / StorezD.B. HBR PanhardEcurie Jeudy-Bonnet44DistributorS750
9Walters / SpearJaguar D-typeBriggs Cunningham43ValveS5.0
11Whitehead / WhiteheadCooper T38 JaguarCooper Cars Co36Oil pressureS5.0
36Odlum / VardFrazer Nash SebringAutomobiles Frazer Nash Ltd.34EngineS2.0
20Levegh / FitchMercedes-Benz 300 SLRDaimler-Benz AG32Fatal accidentS3.0
53Navarro / de MontrémyMonopole Panhard X86Société Monopole31Oil leakS750
26Macklin / LestonAustin-Healey 100SLance Macklin28Accident damageS3.0
42Jacobs / FlynnMG EX182MG Cars Ltd.26AccidentS1.5
56Giraud-Cabantous / LesurV.P. 166R RenaultAutomobiles VP25EngineS750
15Mières / PerdisaMaserati 300SOfficine Alfieri Maserati23GearboxS3.0
14"Sparken" / GregoryFerrari 750 MonzaMike Sparken22EngineS3.0
61Damonte / CrovettoNardi Bisiluro GianniniNardi Automobili SpA6AccidentS750
39Baxter / DeeleyKieft - TurnerKieft Cars Ltd.4OverheatingS1.5

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
2Rosier / GrignardTalbot Lago SportEcurie RosierS5.0
17Manzon / BayolGordini T24SAutomobiles GordiniAccident in practiceS3.0
45Russell / TaylorArnott Sports ClimaxArnott Racing CarsAccidentS1.1
54Fayen / RogenryMoretti 750SMorettiGridded too lateS750
55Ubezzi / BellangerMoretti 750SMorettiGridded too lateS750
70Blaché / PonsFerry F750 RenaultSociété Pierre FerryReserveS750
72Dumazer / Héchard / PourondV.P. 155R RenaultAutomobiles VPReserveS750
73Rosier / Estager / RosierRenault 1063Louis RosierReserveS750

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.
TCollins / Frère / Salvadori / WalkerAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.S3.0
TMike HawthornJaguar D-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.EngineS5.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
2Lagonda DP166Aston Martin LagondaS5.0
18Pollet / da Silva Ramos / de ClareuerGordini T32SAutomobiles GordiniS3.0
44Maserati 150SOfficine Alfieri MaseratiS1.5
47Péron / BourillotOsca MT4Jacques PeronS1.1
67Peignaux / "Mary"Jaguar D-typeHenri PeignauxS5.0
68Yves Giraud-CabantousFerrari 750 MonzaYves Giraud-CabantousS3.0
71Maserati 150SOfficine Alfieri MaseratiS1.5
Moretti 750SMorettiNot acceptedS750
Nardi - CrosleyNardi AutomobiliNot acceptedS750
Osca MT4OscaNot acceptedS1.1
Osca MT4OscaNot acceptedS1.1
Osca MT4OscaNot acceptedS1.1
Porsche 550 SpyderPorsche KGNot acceptedS1.5
Gordini T20SCharles de ClareuerNot acceptedS2.0
Lotus Mark IX ClimaxLotus EngineeringNot acceptedS1.1
Panhard X88Automobiles Panhard et LevassorNot acceptedS750
Panhard X88Automobiles Panhard et LevassorNot acceptedS750
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