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Event: Sixiemes Grand Prix d'Endurance de 24 Heures du MansDate: 17.6.1928
Track: Circuit Permanent de la Sarthe (F), 17.262 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: unknown

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 16/6 16:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 49

Practiced: 34

Started: 33

Classified: 17

Sports 8000 (S8.0)
Sports 5000 (S5.0) : P:9, ST:8, CL:5
Sports 3000 (S3.0) : P:1, ST:1
Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:7, ST:7, CL:3
Sports 1500 (S1.5) : P:8, ST:8, CL:3
Sports 1100 (S1.1) : P:9, ST:9, CL:6
Sports 750 (S750)
Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain) (14) and The Alvis Car Company (6)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 19/04/2020 Last photo update on this page: 20/02/2023
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22 - Bentley 4 ½ Litre #KM3088 - Bentley Motors Ltd.Bentley 4 ½ Litre #KM3088 - Bentley no:MF3175 L4 4392 cc N/AS5.0
Bentley Motors Ltd. (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Clement (GB)/Dudley Benjafield (GB)
listed, never drove:
Jean Chassagne (F)
Result: did not finish (Radiator hose, oil)
Grid: 32nd
Colours: green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 20/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
33 - Bentley 4 ½ Litre #KM3077 - Bentley Motors Ltd.Bentley 4 ½ Litre #KM3077 - Bentley no:KM3096 L4 4392 cc N/AS5.0
Bentley Motors Ltd. (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Birkin (GB)/Jean Chassagne (F)
listed, never drove:
C. Bloch
Result: 5th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th
Colours: green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 20/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
44 - Bentley 4 ½ Litre #ST3001 - Bentley Motors Ltd.Bentley 4 ½ Litre #ST3001 - Bentley no:ST3001 L4 4392 cc N/AS5.0
Bentley Motors Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Woolf Barnato (GB)/Bernard Rubin (AUS)
listed, never drove:
Dudley Benjafield (GB)
Result: winner - (111.219 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 31st
Colours: green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 20/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
1212 - Itala Tipo 65 S - Itala SA Fabbrica AutomobiliItala Tipo 65 S - Itala L6 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Itala SA Fabbrica Automobili (I)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Benoist (F)/Christian Dauvergne (F)Result: 8th 1st in S2.0 (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd
Colours: light blue/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
2727 - Alvis FA12/50 - Alvis Car and Engineering CompanyAlvis FA 12/50 - Alvis L4 1482 cc N/AS1.5
Alvis Car and Engineering Company (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Maurice Harvey (GB)/Harold Purdy (GB)Result: 6th 1st in S1.5 (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/04/2020Photo by courtesy of: The Alvis Car Company
2828 - Alvis FA12/50 - Alvis Car and Engineering CompanyAlvis FA 12/50 - Alvis L4 1482 cc N/AS1.5
Alvis Car and Engineering Company (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sammy Davis (GB)/Bill Urquhart-Dykes (GB)Result: 9th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 19/04/2020Photo by courtesy of: The Alvis Car Company
3535 - Salmson Grand Sport - Société des Moteurs SalmsonSalmson Grand Sport - Salmson L4 1095 cc N/AS1.1
Société des Moteurs Salmson (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Georges Casse (F)/André Rousseau (F)Result: 10th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 13/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoStutz DV 16 Black Hawk - Stutz L8 4888 cc N/AS5.0
Société de Carrosserie Weymann (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Bloch (F)/Edouard Brisson (F)
listed, never drove:
Anderson
Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd
Colours: black
Tyres: Dunlop
5The car is not available on a photoChrysler Six Series 72 - Chrysler L6 4099 cc N/AS5.0
Grand Garage Saint-Didier Paris (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Chiron (MC)/Cyril de Vere (F)Result: did not finish (DQ: Bump start)
Grid: 29th
Colours: light
Tyres: Dunlop
6The car is not available on a photoChrysler Six Series 72 - Chrysler L6 4083 cc N/AS5.0
Grand Garage Saint-Didier Paris (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Ledure (B)/Goffredo Zehender (I)
listed, never drove:
Mario Lepori (CH)
Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid: 27th
Colours: light
Tyres: Dunlop
7The car is not available on a photoChrysler Six Series 72 - Chrysler L6 4083 cc N/AS5.0
Grand Garage Saint-Didier Paris (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Ionel Ghica-Cantacuzino (RO)/Gheorghe Ghica-Cantacuzino (RO)Result: 4th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
8The car is not available on a photoChrysler Six Series 72 - Chrysler L6 4083 cc N/AS5.0
Grand Garage Saint-Didier Paris (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: André Rossignol (F)/Henri Stoffel (F)Result: 3rd (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th
Colours: beige (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
9The car is not available on a photoAriès Type S GP2 Surbaissée # - Ariès L4 2957 cc N/AS3.0
Société des Automobile Aries (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Laly (F)/Louis Rigal (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 25th
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
11The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 6C 1500 SS - Alfa Romeo L6 1487 cc s/cS3.0
Boris Ivanowski (RUS)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed:
listed, never drove:
Boris Ivanowski (RUS), Attilio Marinoni (I), Rachewsky
Result: car not used (Failed scrutineering)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoItala Tipo 65 S - Itala L6 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Itala SA Fabbrica Automobili (I)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: "Sabipa" (F)/"Christian" (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th
Colours: lighter/darker
Tyres: Dunlop
15The car is not available on a photoLagonda 2 Litre Speed Model - Lagonda L4 1954 cc N/AS2.0
Lagonda Motor Co. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Francis Samuelson (GB)/Frank King (GB)
listed, never drove:
Bert Hammond (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox, accident)
Grid: 22nd
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
16The car is not available on a photoLagonda 2 Litre Speed Model - Lagonda L4 1954 cc N/AS2.0
Lagonda Motor Co. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: André d'Erlanger (F)/Douglas Hawkes (GB)Result: 11th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
17The car is not available on a photoLagonda 2 Litre Speed Model - Lagonda L4 1954 cc N/AS2.0
Lagonda Motor Co. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Bert Hammond (GB)/Walter L. Handley (GB)
listed, never drove:
E. J. Hayes (GB)
Result: car not used (Reserve entry)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoLagonda 2 Litre Speed Model - Lagonda L4 1954 cc N/AS2.0
Lagonda Motor Co. (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Clive Gallop (GB)/E. J. Hayes (GB)
listed, never drove:
Walter L. Handley (GB)
Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid: 21st
Colours: dark
Tyres: Dunlop
19The car is not available on a photoS.A.R.A. SP7 - S.A.R.A. L6 1806 cc N/AS2.0
Société des Applications a Refroidissements par Air (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Gaston Duval (F)/Gaston Mottet (F)Result: 15th (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Englebert
20The car is not available on a photoS.A.R.A. SP7 - S.A.R.A. L6 1806 cc N/AS2.0
Société des Applications a Refroidissements par Air (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Émile Maret (F)/Gonzaque Lécureul (F)
listed, never drove:
Chanterelle
Result: did not finish (DQ: Insufficient distance)
Grid: 17th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Englebert
21The car is not available on a photoAlphi LM - CIME L6 1496 cc N/AS1.5
Automobiles Luart-Poniatowski-Hougardy Ingenieurs (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henri de Costier (F)/Sosthène de la Rochefoucauld (F)
listed, never drove:
Bernard
Result: did not finish (Broken panel)
Grid: 18th
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
24The car is not available on a photoS.C.A.P. Type O - S.C.A.P. L8 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Société des Construction Automobile Parisienne (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Henri Guilbert (F)/André Lefèbvre (F)Result: did not finish (Oil)
Grid: 16th
Colours: lighter
Tyres: Dunlop
25The car is not available on a photoAston Martin International #LM1 - Aston Martin L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Aston Martin Ltd. (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Eyston (GB)/Augustus Cesare Bertelli (GB)Result: did not finish (Rear axle casing)
Grid: 15th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
26The car is not available on a photoAston Martin International #LM2 - Aston Martin L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Aston Martin Ltd. (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Bezzant (GB)/Cyril Paul (GB)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 14th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Dunlop
29The car is not available on a photoTracta Type A - S.C.A.P. L4 1481 cc N/AS1.5
SA des Automobiles Tracta (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Balart (F)/Maurice Benoist (F)Result: 12th (36 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
30The car is not available on a photoSalmson Grand Sport - Salmson L4 1095 cc s/cS1.5
Société des Moteurs Salmson (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Hasley (F)/Albert Perrot (F)
listed, never drove:
George Newman (GB)
Result: did not finish (DQ: Insufficient distance)
Grid: 11th
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Dunlop
31The car is not available on a photoTracta Gephi - S.C.A.P. L4 1099 cc N/AS1.1
SA des Automobiles Tracta (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Bourcier (F)/Hector Vasena (RA)Result: 16th (45 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th
Colours: blue
Tyres: BF Goodrich
32The car is not available on a photoB.N.C. Type H Monza - Ruby L4 1099 cc N/AS1.1
Bollack Netter et Cie (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Michel Doré (F)/Jean Treunet (F)Result: 7th 1st in S1.1 (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Dunlop
36The car is not available on a photoE.H.P. Type DU - CIME L6 1094 cc N/AS1.1
Etablissements Henri Précloux (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Guy Bouriat (F)/Pierre Bussienne (F)Result: 14th (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th
Colours: red
Tyres: Dunlop
37The car is not available on a photoLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
Automobiles Lombard SA (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lucien Desvaux (F)/Pierre Goutte (F)Result: 13th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th
Colours: darker
Tyres: Englebert
39The car is not available on a photoS.C.A.P. Type M - S.C.A.P. L4 1087 cc N/AS1.1
Société des Construction Automobile Parisienne (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Lucien Lemesle (F)/Henry Godard (F)Result: did not finish (Front axle)
Grid: 5th
Colours: lighter
Tyres: Dunlop
40The car is not available on a photoAriès CC4 # - Ariès L4 1083 cc N/AS1.1
Société des Automobile Aries (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Arthur Duray (F)/Roger Delano (F)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid: 2nd
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Dunlop
41The car is not available on a photoAriès CC4 # - Ariès L4 1083 cc N/AS1.1
Société des Automobile Aries (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Fernard Gabriel (F)/"Michel Paris" (F)Result: did not finish (Unknown)
Grid: 3rd
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Dunlop
42The car is not available on a photoTracta Type A - S.C.A.P. L4 1085 cc N/AS1.1
SA des Automobiles Tracta (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Albert Grégoire (F)/Fernand Vallon (F)Result: 17th (47 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
TThe car is not available on a photoBentley 4 ½ Litre #EXP5 - Bentley no:UK3298 L4 4392 cc N/AS5.0
Bentley Motors Ltd. (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: practiced only (T-car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
10The car did not arriveAriès Type S GP3 - Ariès L4 2957 cc N/AS3.0
Société des Automobile Aries (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
22The car did not arriveMarendaz Special 11/55 - Anzani L4 1496 cc N/AS1.5
DMK Marendaz Ltd. (GB)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Donald Marendaz (GB)/P. L. Densham (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car did not arriveS.C.A.P. Type O - S.C.A.P. L8 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Société des Construction Automobile Parisienne (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
33The car did not arriveD'Yrsan Grand Sport - Ruby L4 1097 cc N/AS1.1
Cyclecars D'Yrsan (F)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Simas/EgoResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car did not arriveD'Yrsan Grand Sport - Ruby L4 1097 cc N/AS1.1
Cyclecars D'Yrsan (F)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Raymond Siran de Caranac (F)/de SoussayResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car did not arriveLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
Automobiles Lombard SA (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Withdrawn)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Englebert
43The car did not arriveAustin Seven - Austin L4 748 cc N/AS750
E. Gordon-England (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
(F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAriès - Ariès L4 1986 cc N/AS2.0
(F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
The car did not arriveLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
(F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
(F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAston Martin International - Aston Martin L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
(GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
The car did not arriveLombard AL3 Grand Air Sport - Lombard L4 1093 cc N/AS1.1
(F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Wikipedia (Public Domain) (3) and The Alvis Car Company (1)
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