22émes Grand Prix d`Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1954

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LeMans Grand Prix d`Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1954


Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 12th and 13th, 1954


Conditions: Rain on Sunday
Starters: 57
Track Length: 13,492 metres
Distance: 4061.150 km
Fastest Lap: Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Ferrari and Paolo Marzotto, Ferrari, 4:16.8=189.139 km/h
Average Speed: 169.215 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
Index of Performance - 8th Annual Cup René Bonnet / Élie Bayol D.B. - Panhard
20th Biennial Cup René Bonnet / Élie Bayol D.B. - Panhard
5001 - 8000cc Bill Spear / Sherwood Johnston Cunningham - Chrysler
3001 - 5000cc J. Froilan Gonzalez / Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 375
2001 - 3000cc André de Guelfi / Jacques Pollet Gordini T30 S (T15 S ?)
1501 - 2000cc Peter Wilson / Jim Mayers Bristol 450
1101 - 1500cc Johnny Claes / Pierre Stasse Porsche 550
751 - 1100cc Zora Arcus-Duntov - Gonzaque Olivier Porsche 356
501 - 750 René Bonnet / Elie Bayol D. B. - Panhard
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
4
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 375 Plus
Jose Froilan Gonzalez, RA
Maurice Trintignant, F
DNS Mike Hawthorn, GB
4954
V12
-
302
4061.150
-
2
2
14
Jaguar Cars Ltd, GB
Jaguar D-type
Duncan Hamilton, GB
Tony Rolt, GB
3442
L6
-
301
4057.060
-
3
3
2
Briggs Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C4-R - Chrysler
William 'Bill' Spear, USA
Sherwood Johnston, USA
DNS Roy A. Sherman, USA
DNS John Gordon Bennett, USA
DNS Phil Walters, USA
5482
V8
-
283
3809.392
-
4
4
16
Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Jaguar C-type
Roger Laurent, B
Jacques Swaters, B
3442
L6
-
277
3725.120
-
5
5
1
Briggs Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C4-R - Chrysler
Briggs Cunningham, USA
John Gordon Bennet, USA
DNS Roy A. Sherman,USA
DNS Masten Gregory, USA
DNS William Spear, USA
DNS John Fitch, USA
DNS Sherwood Johnston, USA
5487
V8
-
274
3683.700
-
6
6
30
Equipe Gordini, F
(Amedée Gordini ?)
Gordini T15
André de Guelfi, F
Jacques Pollet, F
DNS Eugene Martin, F
2473
L6
-
263
3544.610
-
7
7
35
Bristol Aeroplane Co, GB
Bristol 450
Peter S. Wilson, GB
Jim Mayers, GB
DNS Mike Keen, GB
1979
L6
-
260
3505.570
-
8
8
33
Bristol Aeroplane Co, GB
Bristol 450
Tommy Wisdom, GB
Jack Fairman, GB
1979
L6
-
257
3465.130
-
9
9
34
Bristol Aeroplane Co, GB
Bristol 450
Mike Keen, GB
John Line, GB
DNS Peter S. Wilson, GB
1979
L6
-
255
3437.160
-
10
10
57
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR - Panhard
René Bonnet, F
Élie Bayol, F
745
F2
-
240
3232.520
-
11
11
36
Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd, GB
Frazer-Nash Le Mans Coupe
Maurice Gatsonides, NL
Marcel Becquart, F
1970
L6
-
228
3072.290
-
12
12
39
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 550/4 1500 RS Spyder
Johnny Claes, B
Pierre Stasse, B
DNS Helmut Polensky, D
1497
F4
-
228
3064.130
-
13
13
55
Ets. Monopole, F
Monopole X84 - Panhard
Jean Hèmard, F
Pierre Flahault, F
612
F2
-
222
2988.320
-
14
14
47
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 550/4 1500 RS Spyder
Zora Arkus-Duntov, USA
Gustave Olivier, F
1089
F4
-
216
2902.260
-
15
15
62
Edgar B. Wadsworth, GB
Triumph TR2
Edgar Wadsworth, GB
John Brown, GB
DNS Johnny Walwark, GB
DNS Robert Dickson, GB
1991
L4
-
214
2885.900
-
16
16
56
Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR - Panhard
Marc Gignoux, F
Louis Cornet, F
745
F2
-
213
2867.290
-
17
17
NC ?
59
Automobiles Panhard et Levassor, F
Panhard X88
René Cotton, F
André Beaulieux, F
DNS Paul Guiraud, F
612
F2
-
195
2628.310
-
18
18
NC ?
54
P. Garzynski, F
B.G. Le Mans - Renault
René Breuil, F
Jean Py, F
747
L4
-
194
2613.060
-
19
NC/
DQ
11
Georges Grignard, F
Talbot T26 GS
Jean Blanc, F
Serge Nersessian/Nercessian, F
DNS Georges Grignard, F
4522
L6
-

206
24h
DQ: last lap over 30 minutes
20
DNF/
DQ
43
Automobili OSCA, I
OSCA MT-4 1500
Lance Macklin, GB
Pierre Leygonie, F
James Simpson, USA
1491
L4
-
247
24h
DQ: outside
assistance
21
DNF
42
Automobili OSCA, I
OSCA MT-4 1500
Jacques Péron, F
Francesco Giardini, I
DNS Jean Laroche, F
1491
L4
-
243
23h
Accident
22
DNF
8
David Brown, GB
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Aston Martin DB3S SC
Reg Parnell, GB
Roy Salvadori, GB
(2922)
4091
L6
S/C
-
222
21h
Head gasket
23
DNF
63
Lucien Farnaud, F
OSCA MT-4 1100
Lucien Farnaud, F
Adolfo Macchieraldo, I
1092
L4
-
199
24h
Transmission
24
DNF
49
Automobiles VP, F
V.P. R166 - Renault
Yves Giraud-Cabantous, F
Just-Emile Vernet, F
747
L4
-
190
22h
Accident
25
DNF
5
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 375 Plus
Robert Manzon, F
Louis Rosier, F
DNS Maurice Trintignant, F
4954
V12
-
177
15h
Transmission ?
Accident ?
26
DNF
58
Automobiles Panhard et Levassor, F
Monopole X88 - Panhard
Pierre Chancel, F
Robert Chancel, F
612
F2
-
157
17h
Engine
27
DNF
41
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 550/4 1500 RS Spyder
Hans Herrmann, D
Helmut Polensky, D
DNS Zora Arkus-Duntov, USA
1497
F4
-
148
14h
Engine
28
DNF
20
David Brown, GB
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Aston Martin DB3S Coupe
"Prince B. Bira (Prince Birabongse Bhanuband)" , SIAM
Peter Collins, GB
2922
Ll6
-
138
13h
Accident
29
DNF
15
Jaguar Cars Ltd, GB
Jaguar D-type
Peter Whitehead, GB
Ken Wharton, GB
3442
L6
-
131
13h
Gearbox
30
DNF
27
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Aston Martin DB2/4 Vignale (DB3 engine)
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Hermano 'Nano' da Silva Ramos, BR/F
2922
L6
-
121
14h
Transmission
31
DNF
6
Briggs Cunningham, USA
Ferrari 375 MM
Phil Walters, USA
John Fitch, USA
DNS Roy A. Sherman, USA
DNS Masten Gregory, USA
DNS John Gordon Bennett, USA
4522
V12
-
120
13h
Gearbox
32
DNF
28
Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati A6GCS
Alfonso de Portago, E (Don Alfonso Antonio Vicente Blas Ángel Francisco Borija Cabez de Vaca y Leighton, Carvajal y Are, XVII Marqués de Portago, Marqués de Moratalla, XIII Conde de La Mejorada, Conde de Pernia, Duke of Alagon, Grande de España) (Phuu!)
Carlo Tomasi, I
DNS Edmond Nelson,
1986
-
-
116
11h
Engine
Oil pressure
33
DNF
DQ
38
Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd / Sture Nottorp, GB/S
Frazer-Nash Le Mans
Sture Nottorp, S
Ivar Andersson, S
1979
L6
-
109
11h
DQ: refuelling too early
34
DNF
52
Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR - Renault
Marc Azéma, F
Alphonse de Burnay, F
DNS Claude Storez, F
747
L4
-
102
13h
Wheels
36
DNF
44
Alexis Constantin, F
Constantin Barquette - Peugeot 203 Compress.
Edmond Mouche, F
Alexandre 'Alexis' Constantin, F
DNS Jacques Poch, F
1986
L4
S/C
-
95
13h
Gearbox
37
DNF
12
Jaguar Cars Ltd, GB
Jaguar D-type
Stirling Moss, GB
Peter Walker, GB
3442
L6
-
92
12h
Brakes
38
DNF
3
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 375 Plus
Umberto Maglioli, I
Count Paolo Marzotto, I
DNS Guiseppe 'Nino' Farina, I
4954
V12
-
88
8h
Transmission
39
DNF
46
Kieft Cars Ltd, GB
Kieft - Coventry Climax FWA 1100
Alan Rippon, GB
William 'Bill' Black, GB
1098
L4
-
86
11h
Transmission
40
DNF
65
Equipe Gordini, F
Gordini T17 S
André Pilette, B
Mme Gilberte Thirion, B
DNS Olivier Gendebien, B
1096
L4
-
76
11h
Distribution
(Ignition)
41
DNF
19
Equipe Gordini, F
Gordini T24 S
Jean Behra, F
André Simon, F
DNS Elie Bayol, F
2982
L8
-
74
11h
Ignintion
42
DNF
22
David Brown, GB
(American entry ?)
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Aston Martin DB3S
Carrol Shelby, USA
Paul Frère, B
2922
L6
-
74 ?
94 ?
11h
Front axle
43
DNF
50
Guy Michel et André Guillard, F
Renault 4 CV R1063
Guy Michel, F
André Guillard, F
747
L4
-
73
11h
Engine
44
DNF
21
David Brown, GB
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Aston Martin DB3S Coupe
Ian Stewart, GB
Graham Whitehead, GB
2922
L6
-
64
7h
Accident
45
DNF
9
Ecurie Rosier, F
Talbot Lago T26GS
Jean-Louis Rosier, F
Pierre Meyrat, F
DNS Louis Rosier, F
4483
L6
-
62
7h
Accident
46
DNF
31
Equipe Gordini, F
Gordini T15
"Charles Rinen" (Charles de Clareur or Henri de Clarence), F
André Moynet, F
1988
L6
-
54
7h
Ignition
47
DNF
37
Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd, GB
Frazer Nash Le Mans (Targa?)
Rodney 'Roy' F. Peacock, GB
Gerry A. Ruddock, GB
1970
L6
 
49
7h
Accident
48
DNF
10
"Pierre Levegh", F
Talbot Lago T26GS
"Pierre Levegh" (Pierre Bouillin), F
Lino Fayen, F/YV (DND)
4433
L6
-
33
7h
Accident
49
DNF
48
Kieft Cars Ltd, GB
Kieft Sport - MG
Georges Trouis, F
Alfred P. Hitchings, GB (DND)
1087
L4
-
26
7h
Cooling system
50
DNF
7
David Brown, GB
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Lagonda DP 115
Eric Thompson, GB
Dennis Poore, GB (DND)
DNS Roy Salvadori, GB
DNS Reg Parnell, GB
4487
V12
-
25
7h
Accident
51
DNF
DQ
66
Jacques Faucher, F
Renault 4 CV
Jacques Faucher, F (DND)
Jean Hébert, F
747
L4
-
20
7h
DQ
52
DNF
51
Automobiles Deutch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR - Renault
?"Helde" (Pierre Louis-Dreyfus), F
?"Elde" (Leon Dernier), B
Jean Lucas, F (DND)
DNS Michel Aunaud, F
DNS Élie Bayol, F
747
L4
-
8
2h
Gearbox
53
DNF
53
Nardi et Co, I
Nardi 750 LM - Crosley
Alexandre Gacon, F
Dr Mario Damonte, I (DND)
747
L4
-
7
2h
Water pump
54
DNF
18
Luigi Chinetti, I/USA
Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta
Porfirio Rubirosa, DR
Innocente Baggio, I
4522
V12
-
5
2h
Accident
55
DNF
60
Automobiles Panhard et Levassor, F
Panhard X88
Lucien Pailler, F
"Franc" (Jacques Dewez), F (DND)
611
F2
-
5
1h
Accident
56
DNF
40
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 550/4 1500 RS Spyder
Richard von Frankenberg, D
Helm Glöckler, D (DND)
DNS Pierre Stasse, B
1497
F4
-
4
1h
Engine
57
DNF
64
Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR - Renault
Claude Storez, F
Jean-Claude Vidilles, F (DND)
Jean Lucas, F (DND)
747
L4
-
4
1h
Gearbox
58
DNF
61
Automobiles Panhard et Levassor, F
Panhard X84
Eugéne Dussous, F
Jacques Savoye, F (DND)
DNS Charles Plantivoux, F
611
F2
-
0
1h
Accident
59
DNS
23
Nigel H. Mann, GB
Aston Martin DB3S
Nigel Mann, GB
Charles Brackenbury, GB
2922
L6
-
-
-
60
DNA
29
Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 250 S
"Mike Sparken" (Michel Pobejersky), F
DNS John H. 'Jonny' Simone, F
DNS Roberto Mieres, RA
2500
-
-
-
Too late for scrutineering
61
DNA
29
Donald Healey Motor Co, GB
Austin Healey 100
George Huntoon, USA
Ed Lunken, USA
2664
L6
-
-
Withdrawn
62
DNA
30
Donald Healey Motor Co, GB
Austin Healey 100
Ron Flockhart, GB
Louis Chiron, MC
2664
L6
-
-
Withdrawn
63
DNA
-
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 Monza
Mike Hawthorn, GB
Guiseppe Farina, I
2963
V12
-
-
Not entered
64
DNA
7
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 Monza
Giannino Marzotto, I
Piero Carini, I
Maurice Trintignant, F
2963
V12
-
-
-
65
DNA
3
David Brown, GB
(Aston Martin Lagonda, GB ?)
Lagonda DP115
Reg Parnell, GB
Roy Salvadori, GB
Eric Thompson, GB
Dennis Poore, GB
Pat Griffith, GB
Graham Whitehead, GB
Peter Collins, GB
4487
V12
-
-
-
66
DNA
  Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Jaguar C-type (XK-120 C)
Roger Laurent, B
Jacques Swaters, B
3442
L6
-
-
Not entered
67
DNA
30
Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 250 S
Sergio Mantovani, I
Bruno Venezian, I
2953
L6
-
-
-
68
DNA
 
ERA G-Type - Bristol
-
-
1979
L6
-
-
Not entered
69
DNA
1
Sydney H. Allard, GB
Allard J2R - Cadillac
Sydney Allard, GB
-
-
V8
-
-
-
70
DNA
73
Jean Hébert, F
Renault 4CV
-
-
747
L4
-
-
Reserve entry
71
DNA
74
Jacques Lecat, F
Renault 4CV
-
-
747
L4
-
-
Reserve entry
72
DNA
75
Louis Rosier, F
(Ecurie Rosier ?)
Renault 4CV
-
-
747
L4
-
-
Reserve entry
73
DNA
18
Scuderia Lancia, I
Lancia D.24
Alberto Ascari, I
Luigi Villoresi, I
3284
V6
-
-
-
74
DNA
19
Scuderia Lancia, I
Lancia D.24
Juan Manuel Fangio, RA
Piero Taruffi, I
3284
V6
-
-
-
75
DNA
20
Scuderia Lancia, I
Lancia D.24
Robert Manzon, F
Eugenio Castellotti, I
3284
V6
-
-
-
76
DNA
21
Daimler-Benz AG, D
Mercedes-Benz 300SL
-
-
2975
L8
-
-
-
77
DNA
22
Daimler-Benz AG, D
Mercedes-Benz 300SL
-
-
2975
L8
-
-
-
78
DNA
23
Daimler-Benz AG, D
Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Paul Frère, B
-
2975
L8
-
-
-
79
DNA
28
Donald Healey Motor Co Ltd, GB
Austin Healey 100
Lance Macklin, GB
"B. Bira" (Prince Birabongse Bhanuban), SIAM
2664
L6
-
-
-
80
DNA
66
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Austin Healey 100
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Hermano 'Nano' da Silva Ramos, F/BR
2664
L6
-
-
Reserve entry
81
DNA
41
Automobili OSCA, I
OSCA MT4
Porfirio Rubirosa, DR
Otto Linton, USA
1500
L4
-
-
-
82
DNA
-
J. Conte, F
Simca Aronde
-
-
-
L4
-
-
Not accepted
83
DNA
-
Louis Rosier, F
Ferrari
-
-
-
-
-
-
Not accepted
84
DNA
-
Kieft Cars Ltd, GB
Kieft - Turner
-
-
750
-
-
-
Not accepted
85
DNA
-
Kieft Cars Ltd, GB
Kieft - Turner
-
-
500
-
-
-
Not accepted
86
DNA
-
John Manussis,
Jaguar C-Type
-
-
3442
L6
-
-
Not accepted
87
DNA
-
Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd, GB
Frazer Nash - Armstrong-Siddely
-
-
5000?
L6
-
-
Not accepted
88
DNA
-
Briggs Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C6R - Offenhauser
-
-
-
L4
-
-
Not accepted
89
DNA
-
Nardi et Co., I
Nardi 750 LM - Crosley
-
-
747
L4
-
-
-
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