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Programme Cover - Le Mans 24 Hours 1949
Event: Date: 26.6.1949
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.492 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: 83000

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 25/6 16:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: unknown

Practiced: 52

Started: 49

Classified: 19

+5000
3001-5000
2001-3000
1501-2000
1101-1500
751-1100
-750
Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Clive Randall (10)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 30/08/2020 Last photo update on this page: 30/08/2020
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1515 - Delage D6-3L #880004 - Henri LouveauDelage D6-3L #880004 - Delage L6 2991 cc N/AS3.0
Henri LouveauCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henri Louveau (F)/Juan Jover (E)Result: 2nd 1st in S3.0 (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
2020 - Healey Elliott - Jack BartlettHealey Elliott # - Riley L4 2443 cc N/AS3.0
Jack BartlettClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Bartlett (GB)/Nigel Mann (GB)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
2222 - Ferrari 166 MM #0008M - Lord SelsdonFerrari 166 MM #0008M - Ferrari no:0006M V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
Lord SelsdonOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Lord Selsdon (GB)/Luigi Chinetti (USA)Result: winner - (132.420 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: Englebert
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
2727 - Aston Martin DB2 #LMA/49/2 - Arthur JonesAston Martin DB2 #LMA/49/2 - Aston Martin Spa Special L4 1971 cc N/AS2.0
Arthur JonesClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Arthur W. Jones (GB)/Nick Haines (GB)Result: 7th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: metallic green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
4545 - Monopole - Simca - Monopole-PoissyMonopole - Simca L4 1096 cc S1.1
Monopole-PoissyOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Hémard (F)/Raymond Liénard (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Englebert
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
4747 - Simca Huit - Norbert Jean MahéSimca 8 - Fiat L4 1092 cc S1.1
Norbert Jean MahéClosed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Norbert Mahé (F)/Roger Crovetto (F)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Clive Randall
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago GS Coupé #110105 - Talbot L6 4483 cc S5.0
André Chambas/Ecurie VerteClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: André Chambas (F)/André Morel (F)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
2The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago MD #90131 - Talbot L6 4483 cc S5.0
Ecurie FranceCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Vallé (F)/Guy Mairesse (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
3The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 175S #47192 - Delahaye L6 4464 cc S5.0
Charles PozziCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eugène Chaboud (F)/Charles Pozzi (F)Result: did not finish (Electrical)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 175S - Delahaye L6 4464 cc S5.0
Charles PozziCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Flahault (F)/André Simon (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoDelettrez Diesel - L6 4395 cc DieselS5.0
Ets. DelettrezCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Delettrez (F)/Jacques Delettrez (F)Result: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoBentley 4 ¼ Paulin #B27LE - Bentley no:L9BC L6 4246 cc N/AS5.0
H. S. F. HayClosed bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: H. S. F. Hay (GB)/Tommy Wisdom (GB)
listed, never drove:
Mrs. Hay
Result: 6th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoTalbot-Lago Spéciale #82930 - Talbot L6 4068 cc S5.0
Louis RosierCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Rosier (F)/Jean-Louis Rosier (F)Result: did not finish (Fan belt)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS - Delahaye L6 3617 cc S5.0
Louis VilleneuveCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Marius Chanal (F)/Yves Giraud-Cabantous (F)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS #46835 - Delahaye L6 3617 cc S5.0
Henri LeblancCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Henry Leblanc (F)/Jean Brault (F)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS #47188 - Delahaye L6 3566 cc S5.0
R. R. C. WalkerCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Rolt (GB)/Guy Jason Henry (GB)
listed, never drove:
Rob Walker (GB)
Result: did not finish (Bearings)
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS - Delahaye L6 3558 cc S5.0
Pierre MeyratCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Brunet (F)/Georges Grignard (F)
listed, never drove:
Pierre Meyrat (F)
Result: 5th 1st in S5.0 (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoDelahaye 135CS - Delahaye L6 3595 cc S5.0
René BouchardCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Bouchard (F)/Pierre Larrue (F)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoDelage D6-3L #880001 - Delage L6 2994 cc N/AS3.0
W. S. WatneyCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Gérard (F)/Francisco Godia-Sales (E)Result: 4th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoDelage D6-3L #880005 - Delage L6 2985 cc N/AS3.0
Marc VersiniCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Marc Versini (F)/Gaston Serraud (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoDelage D6-3L #880003 - Delage L6 2978 cc N/AS3.0
Auguste VeuilletCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Auguste Veuillet (F)/Edmond Mouche (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LML/49/3 - Lagonda no:LB6 L6 2580 cc N/AS3.0
Aston MartinClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Leslie Johnson (GB)/Charles Brackenbury (GB)Result: did not finish (Loss of water)
Grid:
Colours: metallic green
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM #0010M - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
Chinetti/J. A. Plisson?Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Lucas (F)/"Heldé" (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoFrazer Nash High Speed #421/100/008 - Bristol no:FNS1/3 L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AS2.0
Mrs. P. de TravelyanCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Norman Culpan (GB)/Harold John Aldington (GB)Result: 3rd (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB2 #LMA/49/1 - Aston Martin Spa Special L4 1971 cc N/AS2.0
Mrs R. P. HichensClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Maréchal (F)/T.A.S O. Mathieson (GB)Result: did not finish (Fatal accident - Maréchal)
Grid:
Colours: metallic green
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoAston Martin DB1 #AMC/49/5 - Aston Martin L4 1971 cc N/AS2.0
Robert Lawrie (GB)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Lawrie (GB)/Robert W. Parker (GB)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoAston Martin Speed Model #G6/702/UR - Aston Martin L4 1971 cc S2.0
Peter MonkhouseCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Monkhouse (GB)/Ernest Stapleton (GB)Result: did not finish (Cylinder head)
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoAston Martin Speed Model #H6/711/U - Aston Martin L4 1950 cc S2.0
Dudley FollandCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dudley Folland (GB)/Anthony Heal (GB)Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoAlvis TA14 - L4 1892 cc S2.0
Louis EggenOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Louis Eggen (B)/Egon Kraft de la Saulx (B)Result: did not finish (Bearings)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
33The car is not available on a photoHRG Lightweight #W80 - Singer no:2116 L4 OHC 1496 cc N/AS1.5
Ecurie Lapin Blanc (GB)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter C. T. Clark (GB)/Mortimer Morris-Goodall (GB)Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid:
Colours: turquoise
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoHRG Lightweight # - Singer L4 1496 cc N/AS1.5
Ecurie Lapin BlancCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jack Scott (GB)/Neville Gee (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: turquoise
Tyres: unknown
35The car is not available on a photoHRG Lightweight #W140 - Singer L4 1496 cc N/AS1.5
Ecurie Lapin BlancCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Eric Thompson (GB)/Jack Fairman (GB)
listed, never drove:
Robin Richards (GB)
Result: 8th 1st in S1.5 (33 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: turquoise
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoRiley Lynx RMA - Riley L4 1494 cc S1.5
Just Emile VernetCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Georges Trouis (F)/Roger Eckerlein (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoGordini T15S #0018GCS - Gordini no:18 L4 1430 cc S1.5
Amedée Gordini-
-
Driven by: Robert Manzon (F)/Maurice Trintignant (F)Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoD.B. #DB4 - Citroën L4 1490 cc S1.5
Auguste LachaizeOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Auguste Lachaize (F)/Albert Debille (F)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
42The car is not available on a photoD.B. #DB5 - Citroën L4 1490 cc S1.5
René BonnetOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Deutsch (F)/René Bonnet (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoMG TC Special # - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
George PhillipsCycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Phillips (GB)/R. M. Dryden (GB)Result: did not finish (DQ: Outside help)
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
44The car is not available on a photoMonopole - Simca L4 1098 cc S1.1
Monopole-PoissyOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean de Montrémy (F)/Eugéne Dussous (F)Result: 12th 1st in S1.1
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
46The car is not available on a photoSimca Dého # - Simca L4 1089 cc S1.1
Robert RedgeOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Félix Lecerf (F)/Robert Redge (F)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
48The car is not available on a photoSimca 8 - L4 1091 cc S1.1
Just Emile VernetClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Just-Emile Vernet (F)/Claude Batault (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
49The car is not available on a photoGordini TMM #0001GCS - Gordini no:T11-5 L4 1099 cc S1.1
Amedée GordiniOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean Trévoux (F)/Marcel Lesurque (F)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoSimca Gordini T8 #508C 810404 - Simca no:810524 L4 1099 cc N/AS1.1
Amedée GordiniOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Pierre Veyron (F)/José Scaron (F)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
51The car is not available on a photoSimca 8 - L4 1089 cc S1.1
Robert TocheportOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Tocheport (F)/Roger Caron (F)Result: did not finish (Radiator)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoSimca 8 - L4 1082 cc S1.1
André GuillardOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: André Guillard (F)/Théodore Martin (F)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoSimca 8 #803247 - Fiat L4 1090 cc N/AS1.1
Mme. Viviane ElderOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Viviane Elder (F)/René Camerano (F)Result: did not finish (Crankshaft)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoSinger Nine - Singer L4 983 cc S750
Jacques SavoyeOpen bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Savoye (F)/Marcel Renault (F)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoRenault 4CV - Renault L4 759 cc N/AS750
Camille HardyClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Camille Hardy (F)/Maurice Roger (F)Result: did not finish (Valves)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
58The car is not available on a photoAero Minor Sport 750 # - Aero 2 t/s 745 cc N/AS750
Let-Aviation (CS)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Otto Krattner (CS)/František Sutnar (CS)Result: 15th 1st in S750
Grid:
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Englebert
59The car is not available on a photoAero Minor Sport 750 # - Aero 2 t/s 745 cc N/AS750
Jacques Poch (F)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Poch (F)/Ivan Hodáč (CS)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: Englebert
60The car is not available on a photoSimca 6 - Fiat L4 569 cc S750
Ecurie VerteOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Emmanuel Baboin (F)/Pierre Gay (F)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoLancia Astura - Lancia V8 3000 cc
John Gordon-
-
Result: did not start
Grid:
Colours: unknown
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:
38The car did not arriveGordini T15S #0017GCS - Gordini L4 1430 cc S1.5
Amedée Gordini-
-
Drivers listed: Pierre Veyron (F)/Franco Rol (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car did not arriveGordini T15S #0016GCS - Gordini L4 1430 cc S1.5
Amedée Gordini-
-
Drivers listed: José Scaron (F)/Yves Giraud-Cabantous (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSimca 1100 - Simca L4 1100 cc
B. Michelot-
-
Result: did not arrive (Reserve)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveRiley - Riley 1500 cc
H. Grange-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSimca 1100 - Simca L4 1100 cc
Victor Polledry-
-
Result: did not arrive (Reserve)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveRenault 4CV - Renault L4 759 cc N/A
Ecurie Canot-
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveRenault 4CV - Renault L4 750 cc N/A
R. Delpech-
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveRenault 4CV - Renault L4 759 cc N/A
R. Delpech-
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveDelahaye - Delahaye L6 3600 cc
Eugene Chaboud-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 166 # - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/A
J. A. Plisson-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 166 MM # - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 2000 cc N/A
Luigi Chinetti-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFrazer Nash # - 1970 cc
M. P. Tenbosch-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveHRG
Peter Clark-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAston Martin - Aston Martin L6 2000 cc
J. H. Bartlett-
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveDelahaye - Delahaye L6 3557 cc
E. Mouche-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrive
Charles de Cortanze-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePanhard Dyna - Panhard F2 610 cc
Guy Lapchin-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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