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Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 19.6.1938
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.492 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: unknown

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 18/6 16:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: sunny, light drizzle on sunday morning

Entered: 56

Practiced: 42

Started: 42

Classified: 15

Sports 8000 (S8.0)
Sports 5000 (S5.0) : P:15, ST:15, CL:4
Sports 3000 (S3.0) : P:2, ST:2
Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:5, ST:5, CL:2
Sports 1500 (S1.5) : P:5, ST:5, CL:2
Sports 1100 (S1.1) : P:13, ST:13, CL:5
Sports 750 (S750) : P:2, ST:2, CL:2
Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain) (14), Dominique Gasnerie (11) and Tony Morrison (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 08/02/2019 Last photo update on this page: 20/02/2023
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11 - Delahaye 145 - Ecurie BleueDelahaye 145 - Delahaye V12 4496 cc N/AS5.0
Ecurie Bleue (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Dreyfus (F)/Louis Chiron (MC)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
22 - Delahaye 145 - Ecurie BleueDelahaye 145 - Delahaye V12 4495 cc N/AS5.0
Ecurie Bleue (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gianfranco Comotti (I)/Albert Divo (F)
listed, never drove:
René Dreyfus (F)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
33 - Talbot T26 SS #82931=>90201 - Luigi ChinettiTalbot-Lago T26 #82931=>90201 - Talbot no:45001 L6 4495 cc N/AS5.0
Luigi Chinetti (I)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Philippe Etancelin (F)/Luigi Chinetti (I)Result: did not finish (Valve)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
44 - Talbot T150C #82935 - Luigi ChinettiTalbot-Lago T150C #82935 - Talbot L6 3993 cc N/AS5.0
Luigi Chinetti (I)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Carrière (F)/René Le Bègue (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
55 - Talbot T150SS Coupé #90116 - Jean PrenantTalbot-Lago T150SS #90116 - Talbot L6 3985 cc N/AS5.0
Jean Prenant (F)Closed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Prenant (F)/André Morel (F)Result: 3rd (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: brown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
66 - Talbot T150SS Coupé - Luigi ChinettiTalbot-Lago T150SS - Talbot L6 3997 cc N/AS5.0
Luigi Chinetti (I)Closed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Rosier (F)/Robert Huguet (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue/black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
77 - Talbot T150C #82933 - Jean TrévouxTalbot-Lago T150C #82933 - Talbot L6 3994 cc N/AS5.0
Jean Trévoux (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Trévoux (F)/Pierre Levegh (F)Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
88 - Talbot T150C #82932/90101 - Norbert Jean MahéTalbot-Lago T150C #82932/90101 - Talbot L6 3957 cc N/AS5.0
Norbert Jean Mahé (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: T.A.S O. Mathieson (GB)/Freddy Clifford (GB)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
1010 - Delahaye 135 CS #46835 - Louis VilleneuveDelahaye 135 CS #46835 - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
Louis Villeneuve (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Villeneuve (F)/René Biolay (F)Result: 4th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
1212 - Delahaye 135 CS - Georges MonneretDelahaye 135 CS - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
Georges Monneret (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Georges Monneret (F)/Roger Loyer (F)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
1515 - Delahaye 135 CS #47190? - Eugéne Chaboud et Jean TrémouletDelahaye 135 CS #47190? - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
Eugéne Chaboud et Jean Trémoulet (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eugène Chaboud (F)/Jean Trémoulet (F)Result: winner - (132.539 kph) - margin: 2 laps
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 20/02/2023Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
1919 - Alfa Romeo 8C 2300B Touring #412033 - Raymond SommerAlfa Romeo 8C 2300 B Touring Coupé #412033 - Alfa Romeo no:422022 L8 2926 cc s/cS5.0
Raymond Sommer (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Raymond Sommer (F)/Clemente Biondetti (I)Result: did not finish (Accident, lost oil)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
2222 - Delage D6-70 #50688 - Société R.V.Delage D6-70 #50688 - Delage L6 2988 cc N/AS3.0
Société R.V. (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Gérard (F)/Jacques de Valence de Minardière (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
2424 - Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat - Emile Darl'matPeugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat - Peugeot 402 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Emile Darl'mat (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles de Cortanze (F)/Marcel Contet (F)Result: 5th 1st in S2.0 (21 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
3434 - Atalanta - Charles MorrisonAtalanta - Atalanta L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Charles Morrison (GB)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Morrisson (GB)/Neil Watson (GB)Result: did not finish (Rear hub)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 08/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Tony Morrison
4242 - Simca Huit - Just-Emile VernetSimca Huit - Fiat L4 1090 cc N/AS1.1
Just-Emile Vernet (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Albert Debille (F)/Guy Lapchin (F)Result: 9th (63 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
4545 - Simca 1000 Fiat - Just-Emile VernetSimca - Fiat L4 1011 cc N/AS1.1
Just-Emile Vernet (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Gaston Tramer (F)/Paul Samuel (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/11/2022Photo by courtesy of: Wikipedia (Public Domain)
No photos available:
11The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135 CS #46094? - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
Joseph Paul (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Marcel Mongin (F)/Robert Mazaud (F)Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135 CS #47192 or 46084 - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
Gaston Serraud (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gaston Serraud (F)/Yves Giraud-Cabantous (F)Result: 2nd (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza #2211112 - Alfa Romeo L8 2905 cc s/cS5.0
Marcel Horvilleur (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Marcel Horvilleur (F)/Yves Matra (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoAmilcar Pégase G36 - Amilcar L6 2503 cc N/AS3.0
Me. Fernande Roux et Me. Germaine Rouault (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Fernande Roux (F)/Germaine Rouault (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoPeugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat - Peugeot 402 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Emile Darl'mat (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Pujol (F)/Louis Rigal (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoPeugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat - Peugeot 402 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Emile Darl'mat (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Maurice Serre (F)/Daniel Porthault (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
27The car is not available on a photoAston Martin 2-litre Speed Model #G6/702/UR (=LM23) - Aston Martin L4 1967 cc N/AS2.0
Robert P. Hichens (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Hitchens (GB)/Mortimer Morris-Goodall (GB)Result: did not finish (Burnt valves)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoAdler Trumpf Rennlimousine - Adler L4 1679 cc N/AS2.0
Adler Werke (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Orssich (D)/Rudolf Sauerwein (D)Result: 6th (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoRiley TT Sprite - Riley L4 1500 cc N/AS1.5
Raoul Forestier - Ecurie Eudel (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Raoul Forestier (F)/Roger Caron (CH)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoHRG 1½ Litre Le Mans # - Meadows 4ED L4 1499 cc N/AS1.5
Ecurie Lapin Blanc (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter C. T. Clark (GB)/Marcus Chambers (GB)Result: 10th (65 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoAdler Trumpf Rennlimousine #168302 - Adler no:112563 L4 1495 cc N/AS1.5
Adler Werke (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Otto Löhr (D)/Paul von Guilleaume (D)Result: 7th 1st in S1.5 (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoRiley TT Sprite #44T-2407 - Riley L4 1490 cc N/AS1.5
Pierre Ferry (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Ferry (F)/Francis Noireaux (F)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoSimca Huit #803247 - Fiat no:803333 L4 1088 cc N/AS1.1
Amedée Gordini (F)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Amedée Gordini (F)/José Scaron (F)Result: did not finish (Oil pipe)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoSimca Huit #823885 - Fiat L4 1088 cc N/AS1.1
Amedée Gordini (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Viale (F)/Jean Breillet (F)Result: did not finish (Tyre fire)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoSimca Huit #0770 - Fiat 508S Balilla L4 999 cc N/AS1.1
Just-Emile Vernet (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Angelo Molinari (F)/Georges Sarret (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoMorgan 4/4 Series I # - Climax OC L4 2v SV 1098 cc N/AS1.1
Miss P. M. Fawcett (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Marjorie Fawcett (GB)/Geoffrey White (GB)Result: 13th (72 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoSimca Huit - Fiat L4 1090 cc N/AS1.1
Just-Emile Vernet (F)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Just-Émile Vernet (F)/Suzanne Largeot (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoSimca-Fiat 6CV - Fiat L4 996 cc N/AS1.1
Amedée Gordini (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Lévy (F)/Adrien Alin (F)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoSinger Nine Le Mans Replica Savoye Spécial - Singer L4 974 cc N/AS1.1
Jacques Savoye (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Savoye (F)/Pierre Savoye (F)Result: 8th 1st in S1.1 (61 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoSinger Nine Le Mans Replica # - Singer L4 2v SOHC 973 cc N/AS1.1
Team Autosports (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Donald Barnes (GB)/Tommy Wisdom (GB)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft)
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoSimca Huit - Fiat L4 1087 cc N/AS1.1
Victor Camerano (F)Closed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Victor Camerano (F)/"Robert" (F)Result: 11th (69 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoMG Midget PB Special - MG L4 954 cc N/AS1.1
Claude Bonneau (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Claude Bonneau (B)/Anne Itier (F)Result: 12th (70 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoMG Midget PB - MG L4 936 cc N/AS1.1
Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Elsie Wisdom (GB)/Arthur Dobson (GB)Result: did not finish (Clutch/out of water)
Grid:
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoSimca Cinq #01715 - Fiat no:01178 L4 568 cc N/AS750
Amedée Gordini (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Maurice Aimé (F)/Charles Plantivaux (F)Result: 14th 1st in S750 (84 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoSimca Cinq #12478 - Fiat L4 568 cc N/AS750
Amedée Gordini (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Albert Leduc (F)/Athos Querzola (I)Result: 15th (95 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
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:
9The car did not arriveTalbot-Lago T150C #82932/90101 - Talbot L6 4000 cc N/AS5.0
Norbert Jean Mahé (F)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Norbert Mahé (F)/HeonnetResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveDelahaye - Delahaye 3000 cc N/AS3.0
Hans Ruesch-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveDelahaye 135 CS #47190 - Delahaye L6 2v OHV 3557 cc N/AS5.0
John Snow (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAustin - Austin
Austin-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Withdrawn)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrive
Arthur Fox (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrive
St. John Horsfall (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveBugatti - Bugatti 3300 cc N/AS5.0
Roger Labric (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAustin - Austin
Austin-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Withdrawn)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveHRG 1½ Litre # - Meadows L4 1500 cc N/AS1.5
A. C. Scott (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLancia - Lancia 1352 cc N/AS1.5
T. E. Kenny-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSalmson - Salmson 1100 cc N/AS1.1
Pierre Pichard (F)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAustin - Austin
Austin-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Withdrawn)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrive
T. H. Wisdom (GB)-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveBugatti Type 57 S #57491S - Bugatti 8S L8 DOHC 3300 cc N/AS5.0
-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: T.A.S O. Mathieson (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Wikipedia (Public Domain) (3) and Dominique Gasnerie (1)
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