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.
TMike HawthornJaguar D-typeJaguar Cars Ltd.EngineS5.0
TCollins / Frère / Salvadori / WalkerAston Martin DB3SAston Martin Ltd.S3.0

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
Lotus Mark IX ClimaxLotus EngineeringNot acceptedS1.1
Panhard X88Automobiles Panhard et LevassorNot acceptedS750
Moretti 750SMorettiNot acceptedS750
Nardi - CrosleyNardi AutomobiliNot acceptedS750
Panhard X88Automobiles Panhard et LevassorNot 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
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