19èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1951

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19èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1951

Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 23rd and 24th, 1951


Conditions: Rain on Saturday
Starters: 60
Track Length: 13,492 metres
Distance: 2886.938 km
Fastest Lap: Stirling Moss, Jaguar, 4:46.800 = 169.356 km/h
Average Speed: 150.466 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
Index of Performance - 5th Annual Cup Jean de Montremy / Jean Hémard Monopole - Panhard
17th Biennial Cup Jean de Montremy / Jean Hémard Monopole - Panhard
5001 - 8000cc John Fitch / Phil Walters Cunningham C2-R
3001 - 5000cc Peter Walker / Peter Whitehead Jaguar XK-120 C
2001 - 3000cc Lance Macklin / Eric Thompson Aston Martin DB 2
1501 - 2000cc Count Giovanni Lurani / Giovanni Bracco Lancia Aurelia GT
1101 - 1500cc Marcel Becquart / Gordon Wilkins Jowett Jupiter
751 - 1100cc Auguste Veuillet / Edmond Mouche Porsche 356
501 - 750cc Francois Landon / André Briat Renault 4 CV
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
20
Peter Walker, GB
(Jaguar Cars Ltd, GB ?)
Jaguar XK-120C
Peter Walker, GB
Peter Whitehead, GB
3441
L6
S 5.0
267
3611.193
-
2
2
9
Pierre Meyrat, F
Talbot Lago T26GS
Pierre Meyrat, F
Guy Mairesse, F
4483
L6
S 5.0
258
3486.020
-
3
3
26
Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin DB2
Lance Macklin, GB
Eric Thompson, GB
2580
L6
S 3.0
257
3476.907
-
4
4
10
Pierre Levegh, F
Talbot Lago Monoplace Decalee
Pierre Levegh (Pierre Bouillin),F
René Marchand, F
4483
L6
S 5.0

346.290
-
5
5
25
Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin DB2
George Abecassis, GB
Brian Shawe-Taylor, GB
2583
L6
S 3.0

3449.290
-
6
6
19
Donald Healey Motor Co, GB
Nash-Healey Sport Coupé
Tony Rolt, GB
Duncan Hamilton, GB
3842
V8
S 5.0

3448.730
-
7
7
24
Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin DB2
Reg Parnell, GB
David Hampshire, GB
2580
L6
S 3.0

3401.590
-
8
8
15
Luigi Chinetti, I/USA
Ferrari 340 America Barchetta
Luigi Chinetti, I/USA
Jean Lucas, F
4102
V12
S 5.0

3328.160
-
9
9
29
Norbert Jean Mahé, F
Ferrari 212 Export
Jacques Péron, F
Norbert Jean Mahé, F
DNS Eddie Hall,GB
2563
V12
S 3.0
3297.420
-
10
10
28
N.H. Mann, GB
Aston Martin DB2
Nigel Mann, GB
Mortimer Morris-Goodall, GB
2580
L6
S3.0
3196.340
-
11
11
21
Robert Lawrie, GB
Jaguar XK-120C
Robert Lawrie, GB
Ivan Waller, GB
DNS Robert W. Parker
3441
L6
S 3.0
3187.210
-
12
12
33
Scuderia Ambrosiana, I
Lancia Aurelia B20 GT
Don Giovanni "Johnny"Lurani -(Cernuschi) (Comte di Calvenzano), I
Giovanni Bracco, I
1991
V6
S 2.0
3172.380
-
13
13
27
P.T.C. Clark, GB
Aston Martin DB2
Peter Clark, GB
James 'Jack' Scott-Douglas, GB
2580
L6
S 3.0
3152.030
-
14
14
35
A.F.N. Ltd, GB
Frazer Nash LM Replica
Eric Winterbottom, GB
John Marshall, GB
1973
L6
S 2.0
3137.340
-
15
15
32
Luigi Chinetti, USA
Ferrari 166 MM Berlinetta
Mme Yvonne Simon, F
Miss Betty Haig, GB
1995
V12
S 2.0
3124.690
-
16
16
31
Charles Moran Jr, USA
Ferrari 212 Export
Charles 'Chas' Moran Jr, USA
Franco Cornacchia, I
DNS William 'Bill' Spear, USA
2563
V12
S 3.0
3072.180
-
17
17
11
André Chambas, F
Talbot Lago GS Barchetta
André Morel, F
André Chambas, F
4483
L6
S 5.0
3058.500
-
18
18
4
B.S. Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C2-R - Chrysler
Phil Walters, USA
John Fitch, USA
5426
V8
S 8.0
3018.080
-
19
19
34
M. P. Trevelyan, GB
Frazer-Nash Mille Miglia
Richard "Dickie" Stoop, GB
Peter Wilson, GB
1973
L6
S 2.0
2940.440
-
20
20
46
Porsche KG, D
Porsche 365/4 SL Coupé
Auguste Veuillet, F
Edmond Mouche, F
1086
F4
S 1.1
2840.650
-
21
21
48
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
DB - Panhard
René Bonnet, F
Elie Bayol, F
861
F2
S 1.1
2780.570
-
22
22
14
H.S.F. Hay, GB
Bentley Corniche 1939 (Paulin body)
H S F 'Soltan' Hay, GB
Tommy Clarke, GB
4253
L6
S 5.0
2765.120
Not classified
23
23
66
Marcel Becquart, F
Jowett Jupiter R1 (Prototype)
Marcel Becquart, F
Gordon Wilkins, GB
1486
F4
S 1.5
2748.090
-
24
24
50
Team Renault, F
Renault 4 CV 1063
Francois Landon, F
André Briat, F
747
L4
S750
2668.755
-
25
25
60
Ets. Monopole, F
Monopole X 84 - Panhard
Jean de Montrémy, F
Jean Hémard, F
614
F2
S750
2629.110
-
26
26
61
Raymond Gaillard, F
Panhard Dyna X 84
Raymond Gaillard, F
Pierre Chancel, F
611
F2
S750
2576.610
-
27
27
54
Jacques Lecat, F
(Team Renault, F ?)
Renault 4 CV
Jacques Lecat, F
Henri Senftleben, F
747
L4
S750
2492.270
-
28
28
58
Auguste Lachaize, F
Callista RAN D120 - Panhard
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Robert Schollmann, F
611
F2
S 750
2473.880
-
29
29
53
Just-Emile Vernet, F
(Team Renault, F ?)
Renault 4 CV
Just-Emile Vernet, F
Jean Pairard, F
747
L4
S750
2447.337
-
30
30
56
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
DB - Panhard
Michel Aunaud, F
Louis Pons, F
745
F2
S750
2422.780
-
31
DNF
2
S.H. Allard, GB
Allard J2 - Cadillac
Peter Reece, GB
Alfred Hitchings, GB
5434
V8
S 8.0

22h
Transmission
32
DNF
51
Team Renault, F
Renault 4 CV 1063
Jean-Louis Rosier, F
Jean Estager, F
747
L4
S750
194
Accident
33
DQ/
DNF
57
Louis Eggen, B
DB - Panhard
Louis Eggen, B
André Beaulieux, F
745
F2
S750
184
Disqualified
34
DNF
52
Team Renault, F
Renault 4 CV 1063
Jean Sandt, F
Paul Moser, F
747
L4
S750
177
Fire
35
DNF
1
S.H. Allard, GB
Allard J2 - Cadillac
Sidney Allard, GB
Tom Cole Jr, USA
5434
V8
S 8.0
134
Gearbox
36
DNF
45
Roger Caron, CH (F ?)
Simca Huit Sport
Roger Caron, CH
André Guillard, F
1090
L4
S 1.1
133
Engine
37
DNF
17
Bill Spear, USA
Ferrari 340 America Barchetta
Johnny Claes, B
William 'Bill' Spear, USA
4102
V12
S 5.0
132
Burned clutch
38
DNF
37
Equipe Gordini, F
Simca Gordini T15S
Pierre Veyron, F
Georges Monneret, F
1495
L4
S 1.5
130
Distribution
39
DNF
7
Henri Louveau, F
Talbot Lago T26GS
José Froilan Gonzalez, RA
Onofre Marimon, RA
4483
L6
S 5.0
128
Radiator
40
DNF
18
E.R. Hall, GB
Ferrari 340 America Barchetta
Eddie Hall, GB
Giuseppe Navone, I
4102
V12
S 5.0
125
Battery / Starter
41
DNF
5
B.S. Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C2-R - Chrysler
George Rand, USA
Fred Wacker Jr, USA
5426
V8
S 8.0
98
Accident
42
DNF
6
Louis Rosier, F
Talbot Lago T26GS
Louis Rosier, F
Juan Manuel Fangio, RA
4483
L6
S 5.0
92
Oil tank /
Cooling
43
DNF
22
Stirling Moss, GB
(Jaguar Cars Ltd, GB ?)
Jaguar XK-120C
Stirling Moss, GB
Jack Fairman, GB
3441
L6
S 5.0
92
Oil pressure
44
DNF
62
Henry Leblanc, F
Delahaye 135CS
Henry Leblanc, F
Robert Bertrand, F
3643
L6
S 5.0
88
Brakes
45
DNF
43
George Phillips, GB
(MG Cars Ltd, GB ?)
MG TD EX172
George Phillips, GB
Alan Rippon, GB
1250
L4
S 1.5
80
Piston
46
DNF
40
Equipe Gordini, F
Simca Gordini T15S
Jose Scaron, F
Aldo Gordini, F
1495
L4
S 1.5
77
Fuel pump
47
DNF
3
B.S. Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C2-R - Chrysler
Briggs Cunningham, USA
George Huntoon, USA
5426
V8
S 8.0
76
Accident
48
DNF
64
René Bouchard, F
Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta Touring
Robert Bouchard, F
Lucien Farnaud, F
1995
V12
S 2.0
75
Engine
49
DNF
23
Clemente Biondetti / Leslie Johnson, I/GB
Jaguar XK-120C "Biondetti Spl"
Clemente Biondetti, I
Leslie Johnson, GB
3441
L6
S 5.0
50
Oil pump
50
DNF
39
Equipe Gordini, F
Simca Gordini T15S
Maurice Trintignant, F
Jean Behra, F
1495
L4
S 1.5
49
Distribution
51
DNF
41
Jowett Cars Ltd, GB
Jowett Jupiter R1
Tommy Wisdom, GB
Tommy Wise, GB
1486
F4
S 1.5
48
Head gasket
52
DNF
59
Crosley, USA
Crosley Hotshot Sport
George Schrafft, USA
Phil Stiles, USA
726
-
S750
40
Electrical
53
DNF
49
Jacques Poch, F
Aero Minor
Jacques Poch, F
Maurice Vaselle, F
749
2/str.
S750
40
Head gasket
54
DNF
55
Satecmo, F
Renault 4 CV 1063
Georges Claude, F
Pierre Clause, F
747
L4
S750
38
Ignition
55
DNF
8
Eugene Chaboud, F
Talbot Lago T26GS
Eugene Chaboud, F
Lucien Vincent, F
4483
L6
S 5.0
33
Radiator
56
DNF
16
Luigi Chinetti, I
Ferrari 340 America Barchetta
"Heldé" (Pierre Louis-Dreyfus), F
Louis Chiron, MC
DNS Norbert Jean Mahé, F
4102
V12
S 5.0
29
Disqualified
57
DNF
38
Equipe Gordini, F
Simca Gordini T15S
Robert Manzon, F
André Simon, F
1495
L4
S 1.5
26
Distribution
58
DNF
12
Ets. Delettrez, F
Delettrez Diesel
Jean Delettrez, F
Jacques Delettrez, F
4454
L6
Diesel
S 5.0
24
Engine
59
DNF
42
Jowett Cars Ltd, GB
Jowett Jupiter
Bert Hadley, GB
Charles Goodacre, GB
1486
F4
S 1.5
19
Distribution
60
DNF
30
Johnny Claes, B
Ferrari 212 Export C
Jean Larivière, F*
André de Guelfi, F
2563
V12
S 3.0
5
*Fatal accident
61
DNS
47
Porsche KG, D
Porsche 356/4
Rudolph Sauerwein, D
Robert Brunet, F
1086
F4
S 1.1
-
Accident in
practice
62
DNQ
Maurice Faulkner, GB
Aston Martin DB2
-
-
2500
L6
-
-
Reserve entry
63
DNA
36
N.R. Culpan, GB
Frazer-Nash
Norman Culpan, GB
H.J. Aldington, GB
-
L6
-
-
-
64
DNA
-
-
Osca
Luigi Piotti, I
Roger Crovetto, F
Giulio Cabianca, I
-
-
-
-
-
65
DNA
-
-
Simca-Gordini
José Froilan Gonzalez, RA
Onofre Marimon, RA
-
-
-
-
-
66
DNA
-
-
Constantin - Peugeot 203C
Alexis Constantin, F
-
-
-
-
-
Reserve entry
67
DNA
11
-
Talbot Lago T26GS
Johnny Claes, B
-
-
-
-
-
-
68
DNA
56
-
Talbot
Henri Louveau, F
-
-
-
-
-
-
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