Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 21.6.1959
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st5Salvadori / ShelbyAston Martin DBR1/300David Brown Racing Dept.3234347.900 kms181.1631stS3.0
2nd6Trintignant / FrèreAston Martin DBR1/300David Brown Racing Dept.3224337.559 kms180.7522ndS3.0
3rd11"Beurlys" / "Eldé"Ferrari 250 GT LWB BerlinettaEquipe Nationale Belge2974001.601 kms166.7331stGT3.0
4th18Pilette / ArentsFerrari 250 GT InterimNorth American Racing Team2963991.447 kms166.3102ndGT3.0
5th16Grossman / TavanoFerrari 250 GT CaliforniaNorth American Racing Team2943964.491 kms165.1873rdGT3.0
6th20Fayen / MunaronFerrari 250 GT InterimLino Fayen2933954.691 kms164.7794thGT3.0
7th29Whiteaway / TurnerAC Ace BristolRudd Racing Ltd.2733684.838 kms153.4935thGT2.0
8th41Lumsden / RileyLotus EliteWilliam S. Frost2703636.084 kms151.5046thGT1.5
9th46Cornet / CottonD.B. Barquette PanhardAutomobiles Deutsch et Bonnet2583485.447 kms145.2277thGT750
10th42Whitmore / ClarkLotus EliteBorder Reivers2573461.086 kms144.2128thGT1.5
11th45Armagnac / ConstenD.B. HBR4 PanhardAutomobiles Deutsch et Bonnet2473337.352 kms139.0569thGT750
12th44Nottorp / BengtssonSaab 93Sture Nottorp2323130.973 kms130.45710thGT750
13th55Delageneste / GuiraudStanguellini 750 Sport FiatAutomobili Stanguellini2202970.473 kms123.7703rdS750

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
14Gendebien / HillFerrari 250 TR 59Scuderia Ferrari263OverheatingS3.0
25Jopp / StoopTriumph TR3SStandard Triumph245OverheatingGT2.0
37Hugus / EricksonPorsche 718 RSKEd Hugus240EngineS1.5
35Kerguen / LacazePorsche 550 RSJean Kerguen229ClutchS1.5
36de Beaufort / HeinsPorsche 718 RSKCarel Godin de Beaufort186EngineS1.5
33Lund / EscottMGA Twin CamF. W. R. Lund185GearboxGT2.0
31Bonnier / von TripsPorsche 718 RSKPorsche KG182ClutchS2.0
49Masson / VinatierD.B. Coupe PanhardRoger Masson179ClutchS1.1
48Bartholoni / JaegerD.B. Coupe PanhardAutomobiles Deutsch et Bonnet169ClutchGT750
34Barth / SeidelPorsche 718 RSKPorsche KG168GearboxS1.5
53Stacey / GreeneLotus 17 ClimaxTeam Lotus Engineering156Head gasketS750
8Flockhart / LawrenceTojeiro - JaguarEcurie Ecosse137Overheating => engineS3.0
12Behra / GurneyFerrari 250 TR 59Scuderia Ferrari129GearboxS3.0
1Bueb / HalfordLister Costin-LM JaguarBrian Lister121EngineS3.0
30Hill / JollyLotus 15 ClimaxTeam Lotus Engineering119EngineS2.0
27Sanderson / DuboisTriumph TR3SStandard Triumph114RadiatorGT2.0
19Martin / KimberlyFerrari 250 TR 58Edwin D. Martin108GearboxS3.0
38Vidilles / MalleLotus EliteLos Amigos105FireGT1.5
52Laroche / TestutOsca S750Osca Automobili88GearboxS750
24Russell / McLarenCooper Monaco T49 ClimaxCooper Car Company79AccidentS2.0
32Herrmann / MaglioliPorsche 718 RSKPorsche KG78IgnitionS2.0
3Ireland / GregoryJaguar D-typeEcurie Ecosse70EngineS3.0
4Moss / FairmanAston Martin DBR1/300David Brown Racing Dept.70EngineS3.0
23Scarlatti / CabiancaFerrari Dino 196 SScuderia Ferrari63Out of fuelS2.0
50Davis / de TomasoD.B. Barquette PanhardAlejandro de Tomaso63GearboxGT750
62Faure / GuyotStanguellini Efac SP5601 FiatE.F.A.C.58AccidentS750
59Laffargue / FaucherD.B. HBR4 PanhardJacques Faucher53EngineGT1.1
2Hansgen / BlondLister Costin-LM JaguarBrian Lister52EngineS3.0
7Whitehead / NaylorAston Martin DBR1/300A. G. Whitehead52AccidentS3.0
10Bianchi / de ChangyFerrari 250 TR 58Equipe Nationale Belge47Fuel feedS3.0
15da Silva Ramos / AllisonFerrari 250 TR 59Scuderia Ferrari41GearboxS3.0
56Révillon / DieuStanguellini BialberoAutomobili Stanguellini37Out of fuelS750
26Bolton / RothschildTriumph TR3SStandard Triumph35Holed radiatorGT2.0
43Hurrell / NorthSaab 93Sydney A. Hurrell35EngineGT750
51Rodriguez / RodriguezOsca S750 TNOsca Automobili32Water pumpS750
60Wilks / DashwoodFrazer Nash Le MansJohn Dashwood30AccidentGT2.0
54Taylor / SieffLotus 17 ClimaxTeam Lotus Engineering23IgnitionS750
17Carveth / GeitnerFerrari 250 TR 58North American Racing Team21GearboxS3.0
21Patthey / CalderariAston Martin DB4 GTEcurie 3 Chevrons21EngineGT3.0
47Laureau / ChancelD.B. Barquette PanhardAutomobiles Deutsch et Bonnet9EngineGT750

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
58Graham / McKeeLotus EliteJ. R. StoopRoad accidentGT1.5

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
9Bianchi / Croisier / NokinLister - JaguarEquipe Nationale BelgeS3.0
28Blaton / PiletteAC Ace BristolEquipe Nationale Belge?/A.C.GT2.0
39?Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV ConreroVirgilio ConreroGT1.3
40?Rosinski / BobrowskiAlfa Romeo Giulietta SV ConreroVirgilio ConreroGT1.3
45Papani / PoltonieriFiat-Abarth 750Alfonso PapaniS750
58D.B. HBR5 PanhardAndre HéchardGT750
61Stanguellini BialberoAutomobili StanguelliniS750
62Stanguellini HP13Automobili StanguelliniNot acceptedS1.1
Leslie JohnsonJensen 541RLeslie JohnsonGT5.0
Lance ReventlowFerrari 250 GTNorth American Racing TeamGT3.0
van der Bruwaene / BeaulieuxPanhard X86Maurice van der BruwaeneS750
Taylor / SieffLister - JaguarMike TaylorNot acceptedS3.0
Ferrari 250 GTFernard TavanoGT3.0
Cooper Monaco T49 ClimaxJean LucasS1.5
Russell / Wisdom / BurgessCooper Monaco T49 ClimaxCooper Car CompanyS1.1
José BehraPorsche 718 RSKJosé BehraS1.5
René BartholoniD.B. HBR5 PanhardRené BartholoniNot acceptedS1.1
de Tomaso / HaskellOsca S750Alejandro de TomasoS750
Chapman / Hill / Lovely / IrelandLotus 19 ClimaxTeam Lotus EngineeringS3.0
Hill / Ireland / Chapman / LovelyLotus EliteTeam Lotus EngineeringGT1.3
Percy CrabbCooper Monaco T49 ClimaxCooper Car CompanyS1.1
Rousselle / CroisierLister - JaguarEquipe Nationale Belge?S3.0
Jean-Marie DumazerV.P. 156R RenaultJust-Emile VernetNot acceptedS750
Bernard DuvalLola Mk.1 ClimaxBernard DuvalNot acceptedS1.1
Lailler / PaillerPanhard X86Marcel LaillerNot acceptedS750
Bond / Mackenzie / McKechnieMGADavid G. DixonNot acceptedGT2.0
Bond / Stoop / DixonAston Martin DB3SDavid G. DixonNot acceptedS3.0
R.B. Isola OscaRene BreuilNot acceptedS1.1
Stanguellini Efac SP5601E.F.A.C.Not acceptedS750
Ireland / StaceyLotus 17 ClimaxTeam Lotus EngineeringS1.5
Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV ConreroLafa RomoeNot acceptedGT1.3
Porsche 550 RSMaurice SlotineNot acceptedS1.5
Maurice CharlesJaguar D-typeMaurice CharlesNot acceptedS3.0
Parsy / Castelain / GuiraudMaserati 200SIGeorges GuyotNot acceptedS2.0
Taylor / GamageTojeiro Mk II ClimaxTojeiroNot acceptedS1.1
Pouget / BourrelyAston Martin DBR1Daniel PougetNot acceptedS3.0
Héchard / LegourdD.B. HBR5 PanhardAndré HéchardNot acceptedGT750
Christian GoethalsPorsche 718 RSKChristian GoethalsNot acceptedS1.5
Piper / Campbell-Jones / RandallLotus 17 ClimaxDorchester Service StationNot acceptedS1.1
Blond / AshdownTojeiro Mk III ClimaxJohn OgierNot acceptedS1.5
Hicks / UtleyLotus 17 ClimaxHicks/UtleyNot acceptedS1.1
David LewisMirromac - ClimaxDavid L. LewisNot acceptedS750
Mackenzie / Barnard / GastonAustin-Healey SpriteKenneth W. Mackenzie/Tom BarnardNot acceptedGT1.1
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