Event: Date: 26.6.1949
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.492 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st22Selsdon / ChinettiFerrari 166 MMLord Selsdon2353178.299 kms132.4201stS2.0
2nd15Louveau / JoverDelage D6-3LHenri Louveau2343162.576 kms131.7741stS3.0
3rd26Culpan / AldingtonFrazer Nash High SpeedMrs. P. de Travelyan2243033.420 kms126.3922ndS2.0
4th14Gérard / Godia-SalesDelage D6-3LW. S. Watney2122871.737 kms119.6552ndS3.0
5th11Brunet / GrignardDelahaye 135CSPierre Meyrat2102844.816 kms118.5341stS5.0
6th6Hay / WisdomBentley 4 ¼ PaulinH. S. F. Hay2102841.380 kms118.3912ndS5.0
7th27Jones / HainesAston Martin DB2Arthur Jones2072801.165 kms116.7153rdS2.0
8th35Thompson / FairmanHRG 1500 LW SingerEcurie Lapin Blanc2022736.182 kms114.0081stS1.5
9th12Bouchard / LarrueDelahaye 135MSRené Bouchard2711.467 kms112.9773rdS5.0
10th9Leblanc / BraultDelahaye 135CSHenri Leblanc2619.820 kms109.149S5.0
11th29Lawrie / ParkerAston Martin DB1Robert Lawrie2616.716 kms109.0304thS2.0
12th44de Montrémy / DussousMonopole - SimcaMonopole-Poissy2502.195 kms104.2581stS1.1
13th20Bartlett / MannHealey Coach Sport RileyJack Bartlett2439.177 kms101.6323rdS3.0
14th47Mahé / CrovettoSimca HuitNorbert Jean Mahé2408.647 kms100.3692ndS1.1
15th58Krattner / SutnarAero Minor Sport 750Let-Aviation2391.932 kms99.6641stS750
16th41Lachaize / DebilleD.B. - CitroënAuguste Lachaize2387.283 kms99.4702ndS1.5
17th52Guillard / MartinSimca HuitAndré Guillard2111.434 kms87.9763rdS1.1
18th60Baboin / GaySimca SixEcurie Verte2111.110 kms87.9632ndS750
19th59Poch / HodačAero Minor Sport 750Jacques Poch2031.438 kms84.6433rdS750

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
1Chambas / MorelTalbot GS CoupéAndré Chambas/Ecurie Verte222Head gasketS5.0
18Veuillet / MoucheDelage D6-3LAuguste Veuillet208EngineS3.0
28Maréchal / MathiesonAston Martin DB2Mrs R. P. Hichens192Fatal accident - MaréchalS2.0
4Flahault / SimonDelahaye 175SCharles Pozzi179EngineS5.0
42Deutsch / BonnetD.B. - CitroënRené Bonnet175EngineS1.5
43Phillips / DrydenMG TCGeorge Phillips134DQ: Outside helpS1.5
8Chanal / Giraud-CabantousDelahaye 135CSLouis Villeneuve128GearboxS5.0
10Rolt / Jason HenryDelahaye 135CSR. R. C. Walker126BearingsS5.0
5Delettrez / DelettrezDelettrez DieselEts. Delettrez123Out of fuelS5.0
45Hémard / LiénardMonopole - SimcaMonopole-Poissy120EngineS1.1
48Vernet / BataultSimca HuitJust Emile Vernet118AccidentS1.1
56Savoye / RenaultSinger 9Jacques Savoye97ClutchS750
2Vallé / MairesseTalbot MDEcurie France95EngineS5.0
54Elder / CameranoSimca HuitMme. Viviane Elder95CrankshaftS1.1
46Lecerf / RedgeSimca DéhoRobert Redge89CrankshaftS1.1
50Veyron / ScaronSimca Gordini T8Amedée Gordini88ClutchS1.1
34Scott / GeeHRG 1500 LW SingerEcurie Lapin Blanc83EngineS1.5
16Versini / SerraudDelage D6-3LMarc Versini58EngineS3.0
23Lucas / "Heldé"Ferrari 166 MMChinetti/J. A. Plisson?53AccidentS2.0
3Chaboud / PozziDelahaye 175SCharles Pozzi52ElectricalS5.0
30Monkhouse / StapletonAston Martin Speed ModelPeter Monkhouse45Cylinder headS2.0
51Tocheport / CaronSimca HuitRobert Tocheport45RadiatorS1.1
36Trouis / EckerleinRiley Lynx RMAJust Emile Vernet40EngineS1.5
31Folland / HealAston Martin Speed ModelDudley Folland26PistonS2.0
7Rosier / RosierTalbot SpécialeLouis Rosier21Fan beltS5.0
57Hardy / RogerRenault 4CVCamille Hardy21ValvesS750
33Clark / Morris-GoodallHRG 1500 LW SingerEcurie Lapin Blanc11RadiatorS1.5
19Johnson / BrackenburyAston Martin DB2 LagondaAston Martin6Loss of waterS3.0
32Eggen / Kraft de la SaulxAlvis TA14Louis Eggen6BearingsS2.0
49Trévoux / LesurqueSimca Gordini TMMAmedée Gordini5ClutchS1.1

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
37Manzon / TrintignantSimca Gordini T15SAmedée GordiniS1.5
Lancia AsturaJohn Gordon

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
38Veyron / RolSimca Gordini T15SAmedée GordiniS1.5
39Scaron / Giraud-CabantousSimca Gordini T15SAmedée GordiniS1.5
Panhard DynaGuy Lapchin
Frazer NashM. P. Tenbosch
HRGPeter Clark
Simca 1100B. MichelotReserve
RileyH. Grange
Aston MartinJ. H. Bartlett
Simca 1100Victor PolledryReserve
Ferrari 166 MMLuigi Chinetti
Renault 4CVEcurie Canot
Ferrari 166J. A. Plisson
DelahayeEugene Chaboud
DelahayeE. Mouche
Charles de Cortanze
Renault 4CVR. Delpech
Renault 4CVR. Delpech
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