14émes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1937

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14émes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1937

Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 19th and 20th, 1937


Conditions: Warm, Rain on Saturday night
Starters: 48
Track Length: 13,492 metres
Distance: 3287.938 km
Fastest Lap: Jean-Pierre Wimille, Bugatti, 5:13.0 = 155.179 km/h
Average Speed: 136.997 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
12th Biennial Cup
(Rudge-Whitworth Cup)
M H Morris-Goodall / R P Hitchens Aston Martin
Index of Performance J P Wimille / R Benoist Bugatti
3001 - 5000 cc J P Wimille / R Benoist Bugatti
2001 - 3000 cc J de Valence / L Gérard Delage
1501 - 2000 cc Graf Orssich / R Sauerwein Adler
1101 - 1500 cc J M Skeffington / R C Murton-Neale Aston Martin
751 - 1100 cc J E Vernet / Mme Largeot Simca
< 750 J Viale / A Alin Simca
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
2
Roger Labric, F
(Equipe Bugatti, F ?)
Bugatti T57 G 'Tank'
Jean-Pierre Wimille, F
Robert Benoist, F
DNS Genaro Leoz Abad, E
3266
8
5.0
3287.938
-
2
2
14
Joseph Paul, F
(Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell, F ?)
Delahaye 135 CS
Joseph Paul, F
Marcel Mongin, F
DNS Mme Lucy O'Reilly Schell, USA
3580
6
5.0
3185.443
-
3
3
10
Ecurie Bleue, F
Delahaye 135 CS
René Dreyfus, F
Henri Stoffel, F
3580
6
5.0
3125.428
-
4
4
19
Société R.V., F
Delage D.6-70
Jacques de Valence de Minardiere, F
Louis Gérard, F
DNS Georges Monneret, F
2984
6
3.0
2907.590
-
5
5
37
J.M. Skeffington, GB
Aston Martin 1½ Ulster
J.M. Skeffington (John Clotworthy Talbot Foster Whyte-Melville Skeffington, 13th Viscount Massereene and 6th Viscount Ferrard, Baron of Loughneagh and Baron Oriel), GB
Robert Charles Murton-Neale, GB
1493
4
1.5
2768.686
-
6
6
33
Adler, D
Adler Super Trumpf Rennlimousine
Peter Graff Orssich, A
Rudolf Sauerwein, D
1679
4
2.0
2766.894
-
7
7
26
Emile Darl'Mat, F
Darl'Mat - Peugeot 302 DS (402 ?)
Jean Pujol, F
Marcel Contet, F
DNS Charles de Cortanze, F
1991
4
2.0
2739.634
-
8
8
25
Emile Darl'Mat, F
Darl'Mat - Peugeot 302 DS (402 ?)
Charles de Cortanze, F
Maurice Serre, F
1991
4
2.0
2739.634
-
9
9
34
Adler, D
Adler Super Trumpf Rennlimousine
Otto Löhr, D
Paul von Guilleaume, D
DNS Huschke von Hanstein, D
1679
4
2.0
2730.806
-
10
10
27
Emile Darl'Mat, F
Darl'Mat - Peugeot 302 DS (402 ?)
"Danniel" (Daniel Porthault), F
Louis Rigal, F
1991
4
2.0
2668.060
-
11
11
31
C.T. Thomas, GB
Aston Martin Speed Model
Mortimer Morris-Goodall, GB
Commander Robert P. Hitchens, GB
1942
4
2.0
2613.884
-
12
12
48
Just-Emile Vernet, F
Simca - Fiat Balilla
Just-Emile Vernet, F
Mme Suzanne Largeot, F
DNS Jean Viale, F
996
4
1.1
2308.906
-
13
13
36
A.C. Scott, GB
HRG Le Mans Model - Meadows 4ED
Archie Scott, GB
Ted Halford, GB
1495
4
1.5
2212.364
-
14
14
42
M.K.H. Bilney, GB
Ford Ten GB
Maurice K.H. "Bill" Bilney, GB
Miss Joan Richmond, AUS
1099
4
1.1
2174.178
-
15
15
49
H. Lesbros, F
(Adler, D ?)
Adler Trumpf Junior
Dimitri Calaraseano, F
H Lesbros, F
DNS Paul von Guilleaume, D
996
4
1.1
2160.642
-
16
16
54
Capt. G.E.T. Eyston, GB
MG Midget PB
Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner, GB
Miss Enid (Joan ?) Riddell, GB
936
4
1.1
2082.620
-
17
17
59
Gordini, F
Simca Cinq - Fiat
Jean Viale, F
Albert Alin, F
569
4
750
1968.038
-
18
DNF
11
Ecurie Bleue, F
Delahaye 135 CS
Laury Schell, USA
René Carriére, F
DNS Paul Benazet, F
3558
6
5.0
193
2590.45
Oil pressure
19
DNF
41
Yves Giraud-Cabantous, F
Chenard & Walcker
Yves Giraud-Cabantous, F
Charles Rigoulot, F
1095
4
1.1
151
2037.292
-
20
DNF
9
Louis Villeneuve, F
Delahaye 135 CS
Louis Villeneuve, F
André Vagniez, F
3575
6
5.0
147
1983.324
Pit fire
21
DQ
46
Gordini, F
Simca - Fiat 508S Ballila
Amédée Gordini, F
Philippe Maillard-Brune, F
DNS Molinari,
DNS Mme Suzanne Largeot, F
996
4
1.1
137
1848.404
-
22
DNF
32
Eddie Hertzberger, NL
Aston Martin Speed Model
Eddie Hertzberger, NL
Albert Debille, F
1974
4
2.0
136
1834.912
-
23
DNF
1
Roger Labric, F
(Equipe Bugatti, F ?)
Bugatti 57 G 'Tank'
Roger Labric, F
Pierre Veyron, F
DNS Yves Matra, F
3266
8
5.0
130
1753.960
-
24
DNF
50
R.H. Eccles, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans Replica
Mrs Marjorie Eccles, GB
Lord Freddie de Clifford, GB
DNS Roy Eccles, GB
972
4
1.1
121
1632.532
Ignition
25
DNF
8
André Parguel, F
Delahaye 135 CS
André Parguel, F
Robert Brunet, F
3561
6
5.0
100
1349.200
-
26
DNF
18
Raymond de Saugé Destrez, F
Bugatti T57 S
Raymond de Saugé Destrez, F
Genaro Léoz Abad, E
3257
8
5.0
99
1335.708
-
27
DNF
53
Jacques Savoye, F
Singer Savoye Spéciale
Jacques Savoye, F
Pierre Pichard, F
973
4
1.1
93
1254.756
Ignition
28
DNF
52
Team Autosports, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans Replica
G.H. Boughton, GB
F.H. Lye, GB
972
4
1.1
91
1227.772
Ignition
29
DNF
58
Gordini, F
Simca Cinq - Fiat
Adrien Alin, F
Athos Querzola, F
DNS Jacques Blot, F
568
4
750
77
1038.884
-
30
DNF
57
Austin, GB
Austin Seven 'Grasshopper'
Charles Dodson, GB
Bert Hadley, GB
748
4
750
74
998.408
Engine
31
DNF
55
R. Marsh, GB
Austin Seven 'Grasshopper'
Mrs Kaye Petre, CDN/GB
G Mangan, GB
748
4
750
72
971.424
Engine
32
DNF
51
Team Autosports, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans Replica
Norman Black, GB
John Donald Barnes, GB
DNS Alf (Archie ?) Langley, GB
972
4
1.1
72
971.424
Ignition
33
DNF
45
Gordini, F
Simca - Fiat 508S Balilla
Jacques Blot, F
Henri Ferrand, F
DNS Victor Camerano, F
996
4
1.1
55
742.060
-
34
DNF
29
Frazer Nash, GB
Frazer Nash - BMW 328
Harold John Aldington, GB
A. F. P. Fane, GB
1971
6
2.0
43
580.156
Timing gear
35
DNF
35
Mme Anne-Cecile Rose-Itier, F
(Adler, D ?)
Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine
Mme Anne-Cecile Rose-Itier, F
Baron Fritz Huschke von Hanstein, D
DNS B Lesbros,
1500
4
1.5
40
539.680
-
36
DNF
15
Jacques Seylair, F
Delahaye 135 CS
Jack Seylair (Lucien Langlois), F
Paul Bénazet, F
DNS Jean Trémoulet, F
3568
6
5.0
36
485.712
-
37
DNF
56
John Carr, GB
Austin Seven 'Grasshopper'
Charles Goodacre, GB
Dennis Buckley, GB
DNS Seriwena,
748
4
750
32
431.744
Out of fuel
38
DNF
40
Yves Giraud-Cabantous, F
Chenard & Walcker
Marcel Contet, F
Charles Roux, F
DNS Yves Giraud-Cabantous,F
1752
s/c
4
2.0
32
431.744
-
39
DNF
3
Arthur W. Fox, GB
Lagonda LG45
Johnny Hindmarsh, GB
Charles Brackenbury, GB
4469
6
V12?
5.0
30
404.760
Valves
40
DNF
39
Ecurie Eudel / Jean Trévoux, F
Riley TT Sprite
Jean Trévoux, F
Guy Lapchin, F
1493
4
1.5
11
148.412
Cracked cylinder
41
DNF
4
Raymond Sommer, F
Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 A Spider
Raymond Sommer, F
Giovanni Battista Guidotti, I
2905
s/c
5.0
11
148.412
42
DNF
12
Eugéne Chaboud, F
Delahaye 135 CS
Eugéne Chaboud, F
Jean Trémoulet, F
DNS René Dreyfus, F
3644
6
5.0
9
121.428
Accident
43
DNF
7
André M. Embiricos, GR
Talbot T150C
Nicholas S. Embiricos, GR
"Raph" (Marquis Raphaël Béthenod de las Casas), F (RA ?)
4008
6
5.0
9
121.428
Accident
44
DNF
38
Ecurie Eudel, F
Riley TT Sprite
Raoul Forestier, F
Roger Carron, CH
1494
4
1.5
8
107.936
Accident
45
DNF
30
BMW, D
BMW 328
Fritz Roth, D
Uli Richter, D
DNS Ernst Henne, D
1971
6
2.0
8
107.936
Accident
46
DNF
28
David Murray, GB
Frazer Nash - BMW 328
David Murray, GB
Pat Fairfield, ZA/GB*
1972
6
2.0
8
107.936
*Fatal accident
47
DNF
20
René Kippeurt
Bugatti T44
"Rekip" (René Kippeurt), F*
René Poulain, F
DNS Marcel Horvilleur, F
2997
8
3.0
8
107.936
*Fatal accident
48
DNF
21
Luigi Chinetti, I
Talbot T150C
Luigi Chinetti, I
Louis Chiron, MC
3993
6
5.0
7
94.444
Engine
49
DNS
DNF?
44
Gordini, F
Simca - Fiat 508S Balilla
Angelo Molinari, I
Marino Zanardi, I
996
4
1.1
-
-
50
DNA
Lycett
Bentley
Oliver Bertram, GB
Bill Pacey, GB
-
-
-
-
-
51
DNA
Michael Collier, GB
Aston Martin
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
52
DNA
-
Alfa Romeo (2900 A ?)
Tazio Nuvolari, I
Luigi Chinetti, I
-
-
-
-
-
53
DNA
-
Alfa Romeo
J M Dixon, G
-
-
-
-
-
-
54
DNA
-
Bugatti
René Poulain, F
Raymond de Saugé Destrez, F
-
-
-
-
-
55
DNA
-
Simca - Fiat
Carlo Nazarro, I
R Robert, F
-
-
-
-
-
56
DNA
-
Rally
Audeaux,
Jean Breillet, F
-
-
-
-
-
57
DNA
5
Talbot, F
Talbot T150C
-
-
3993
6
5.0
-
-
58
DNA
6
Talbot, F
Talbot T150C
Louis Chiron, MC
Luigi Chinetti, I
3993
6
5.0
-
-
59
DNA
21
-
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
DNA
22
-
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
61
DNA
23
-
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
62
DNA
24
-
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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