27èmes Grand Prix d`Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1959

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LeMans Grand Prix d`Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1959


Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 20th and 21st, 1959


Conditions: Warm and dry
Starters: 53
Track Length: 13,461 metres
Distance: 4347.900 km
Fastest Lap: Jean Behra, Ferrari 4:00.9 = 201.161 km/h
Average Speed: 181.163 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
Index of Performance Louis Cornet / René Cotton D.B. Panhard
25th Biennial Cup Louis Cornet / René Cotton D.B. Panhard
Index of Thermal Efficiency Bernard Consten / Paul Armagnac D.B. Panhard
Sport-Prot. 2001-3000cc Roy Salvadori / Carroll Shelby Aston Martin DBR 1
GT 2001 - 3000cc "Jean Beurlys" / "Eldé" Ferrari 250 GT
GT 1501 - 2000cc Ted Whiteaway / Jack Turner A.C. Ace - Bristol
GT 1101 - 1500cc Peter Lumsden / Peter Riley Lotus Elite
GT 501 - 750cc Louis Cornet / René Cotton 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
5
David Brown Racing Dept., GB
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Carroll Shelby, USA
Roy Salvadori, GB
DNS Stirling Moss, GB
DNS Jack Brabham, AUS
DNS Henry Taylor, GB
2993
L6
S 3.0
323
4347.900
-
2
2
6
David Brown Racing Dept., GB
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Maurice Trintignant, F
Paul Frère, B
DNS Henry Taylor, GB
DNS Carroll Shelby, USA
2993
L6
S 3.0
322
4337.539
-10,341 km
3
3
11
Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Ferrari 250 GT LWB Coupé
"Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
"Eldé" (Leon Dernier), B
? Ms Sue Ransom, USA ?
DNS Jacques Swaters, B
DNS George Arents, USA
2953
V12
GT 3.0
297
4001.601
-
4
4
18
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Interim
André Pilette, B
George Arents, USA
DNS Lance Reventlow, USA
DNS Pete Lovely, USA
DNS Skip Hudson,USA
2953
V12
GT 3.0
296
3991.447
-
5
5
16
Fernand Tavano / North American Racing Team, F / USA
Ferrari 250 GT California
Bob Grossman, USA
Fernand Tavano, F
2953
V12
GT 3.0
294
3964.491
-
6
6
20
Lino Fayen, YV/F
Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Interim
Lino Fayen, YV/F
Gino Munaron, I
DNS Renny Ottolina, YV
2953
V12
GT 3.0
293
3954.691
-
7
7
29
Rudd Racing Ltd, GB
A.C. Ace - Bristol
Ted Whiteaway, GB
John Turner, GB
DNS "A Blary" (Armand Blaton), B
DNS André Pilett
e, B
DNS Robert Staples, GB
1971
L6
GT 2.0
273
3684.838
-
8
8
41
William S. Frost, GB
(Car Exchange Ltd, GB ?)
Lotus Elite (Mk 14) - Cov. Climax
Peter Lumsden, GB
Peter Riley, GB
DNS William 'Bill' Frost, GB
DNS John Lawry, GB
1216
L4
GT 1.5
270
3636.084
-
9
9
46
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR4 - Panhard
René Cotton, F
Louis Cornet, F
DNS Francois Jaeger, F
DNS Jaques Grelley, F
744
F2
GT 750
258
3485.447
-
10
10
42
Border Reivers, GB
Lotus Elite (Mk 14) - Cov. Climax
Sir John Whitmore, GB
Jim Clark, GB
DNS Tom Dickson, GB
1216
L4
GT 1.5
257
3461.086
-
11
11
45
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR4 - Panhard
Bernard Consten, F
Paul Armagnac, F
DNS Gérard Laureau, F
DNS Pierre Chancel, F
745
F2
GT 750
247
3337.352
-
12
12
44
Sture Nottorp, S
SAAB 93 Sport
Sture Nottorp, S
Gunnar Bengtsson, S
DNS Tom Brahmer, S (reserve)
748
L3
2-str.
GT 750
232
3130.973
-
13
13
(NC)
55
Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini 750 Sport B A - Fiat
Roger Delageneste, F
Paul Guiraud, F
DNS Georges Guyot, F
740
L4
S 750
220
2970.473
-
14
DNF
48
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
René Bartholoni, F
Francois Jaeger, F
DNS Jacques Grelley, F
DNS Gerard Laffargue, F
DNS Jacques Faucher, F
744
F2
GT 750
169
24h
Clutch
15
DNF
27
Standard Triumph, GB
Triumph TR3 S
Ninian Sanderson, GB
Claude Dubois, B
DNS Peter Jopp, GB
DNS Richard 'Dickie' Stoop, GB
DNS John Lockett, GB
744
L4
GT 2.0
114
23h
Overheating
16
DNF
49
Roger Masson, F
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
Roger Masson, F
Jean Vinatier, F
851
F2
S 1.1
179
23h
Clutch
17
DNF
33
F.W.R. Lund, GB
(N.W. Centre/MG Car Club?)
MG A TwinCam
Ted Lund, GB
Colin Escott, GB
1588
L4
GT 2.0
185
21h
Gearbox
18
DNF
14
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 TR 59
Phil Hill, USA
Olivier Gendebien, B
DNS Cliff Allison, GB
DNS Hermano da Silva Ramos, F/BR
2953
V12
S 3.0
263
20h
Overheating
19
DNF
35
Jean Kerguen, F
Porsche 550 RS
Jean Kerguen, F
Robert La Caze/Lacaze, MOR
DNS "Franc" (Jacques Dewez), F
1498
F4
S 1.5
229
20h
Clutch
20
DNF
37
Ed Hugus, USA
Porsche 718 RSK
Ed Hugus, USA
Ray 'Ernie' Erickson, USA
1498
F4
S 1.5
240
20h
Engine
21
DNF
36
Baron Carel Godin de Beaufort, NL
(Ecurie Maarsbergen?)
Porsche 718 RSK
Baron Carel Godin de Beaufort, NL
Christian "Bino" Heins, BR
1498
F4
S 1.5
186
15h
Engine
22
DNF
53
Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Mk 17 - Coventry Climax
Alan Stacey, GB
Keith Greene, GB
DNS Innes Ireland, GB
742
L4
S 750
156
14h
Head gasket
23
DNF
34
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 718 RSK
Edgar Barth, D
Wolfgang Seidel, D
DNS Huschke von Hanstein, D
DNS Paul-Ernst Strähle, D
DNS Eberhard Mahle, D
1498
F4
S 1.5
168
14h
Gearbox
24
DNF
31
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 718 RSK
Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier, S
Graf Wolfgang Berghe von Trips, D
1588
F4
S 2.0
182
14h
Clutch
25
DNF
8
Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Tojeiro - Jaguar
Ron Flockhart, GB
John 'Jock' Lawrence, GB
DNS Masten Gregory, USA
2997
L6
S 3.0
137
12h
Overheating
26
DNF
38
Equipe Los Amigos (Gerard Crombac), F
Lotus Elite Mk 14 - Coventry Climax
(Cooper Monaco in entrylist)
Jean-Claude Vidilles, F
Jean-Francois Malle, F
1216
L4
GT 1.5
105
9h
Fire
27
DNF
25
Standard Triumph, GB
Triumph TR 3S
Peter Jopp, GB
Richard 'Dickie' Stoop, GB
DNS Ninian Sanderson, GB
DNS John Lockett, GB
DNS Peter Bolton, GB
1984
L4
S 2.0
245
10h ?
Overheating
28
DNF
12
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 TR 59
Dan Gurney, USA
Jean Behra, F
DNS Cliff Allison, GB
2953
V12
S 3.0
129
10h
Gearbox
29
DNF
30
Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Mk 15 - Coventry Climax
Graham Hill, GB
Derek Jolly, USA
DNS Pete Lovely, USA
1963
L4
S 3.0
119
10h
Engine
30
DNF
52
OSCA Automobili, I
OSCA Sport 750 (- Fiat ?)
Jean Laroche, F
André Testut, MC
742
L4
S 750
88
9h
Gearbox
31
DNF
50
Alejandro de Tomaso, RA
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
Colin Davis, GB
Alejandro de Tomaso, RA
744
F2
GT 750
63
9h
Gearbox
32
DNF
1
Brian Lister, GB
Lister LM - Jaguar
Ivor Bueb, GB
Bruce Halford, GB
DNS Mike McDonell, GB
2993
L6
S 3.0
121
9h
Engine
33
DNF
19
Edwin D. Martin, USA
Ferrari 250 TR 58
William 'Bill' Kimberley, USA
Edwin D. 'Ed' Martin, USA
2953
V12
S 3.0
108
9h
Gearbox
34
DNF
3
Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Jaguar D-type "Modified"
Innes Ireland, GB
Masten Gregory, USA
DNS John 'Jock' Lawrence, GB
2996
L6
S 3.0
70
7h
Engine
35
DNF
24
Cooper Car Company, GB
Cooper T49 Monaco Mk 1- Coventry Climax
Jim Russell, GB
Bruce McLaren, NZ
1964
L4
S 2.0
79
6h
Accident
36
DNF
32
(Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 718 RSK
Hans Herrmann, D
Umberto Maglioli, I
DNS Edgar Barth, D
1588
F4
S 2.0
78
6h
Ignition
37
DNF
23
Scuderia Ferrari, I
(Scuderia Eugenio Castelotti, I)
Ferrari Dino 196 S
Guilio Cabianca, I
Giorgio Scarlatti, I
DNS Hermano da Silva Ramos, BR
1934
V6
S 2.0
63
6h
Out of fuel
38
DNF
59
Jacques Faucher, F
D.B. HBR4 - Panhard
Jacques Faucher, F
Gérard Laffargue, F
DNS Jacques Grelley, F
851
F2
GT 1.1
53
6h
Engine
39
DNF
56
Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini 750 Sport Bialbero - Fiat
René Louis Revillon, F
Joseph Dieu, F
DNS Georges Guyot, F
DNS René-Philippe Faure, F
DNS Maurice/René Michy, F
741
L4
S 750
37
6h
Out of fuel
40
DNF
4
David Brown Racing Dept., GB
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Stirling Moss, GB
Jack Fairman, GB
DNS Maurice Trintignant, F
2993
L6
S 3.0
70
6h
Engine
41
DNF
43
S.A. Hurrell / R.M. North, GB
Saab 93 Sport
Sydney H. Hurrell, GB
Roy North, GB
748
3
2-str.
GT 750
35
5h
Engine
42
DNF
54
Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Mk 17 - Coventry Climax
Michael 'Mike' Taylor, GB
Jonathan Sieff, GB
742
L4
S 750
23
5h
Ignition
43
DNF
51
OSCA Automobili, I
OSCA Sport 750 TN
Ricardo Rodriguez, MEX
Pedro Rodriguez, MEX
DNS Alejandro de Tomaso, RA
DNS Colin Davis, GB
749
L4
S 750
32
5h
Water pump
44
DNF
2
Brian Lister, GB
Lister LM - Jaguar
Walt Hansgen, USA
Peter Blond, GB
DNS Ed W. Crawford, GB
DNS Mike McDonell, GB
2996
L6
S 3.0
52
5h
Engine
45
DNF
7
A.G. Whitehead, GB
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Graham Whitehead, GB
Brian Naylor, GB
2993
L6
S 3.0
52
5h
Accident
46
DNF
10
Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Ferrari 250 TR58
Lucien Bianchi, I/B
Alain de Changy, B
DNS André Milhoux, B
2953
V12
S 3.0
47
5h
Fuel feed
47
DNF
60
John Dashwood, GB
Frazer-Nash Le Mans - Bristol
John Dashwood, GB
William Wilks, GB
1970
L6
GT 2.0
30
5h
Accident
48
DNF
62
Societé E.F.A.C., F
Stanguellini Efac SP - Fiat
René Philippe Faure, F
Georges Guyot, F
DNS René Revillon, F
741
L4
S 750
58
5h
Accident
49
DNF
15
Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 TR59
Cliff Allison, GB
Hermano 'Nano' da Silva Ramos, F/BR
DNS Dan Gurney, USA
2953
V12
S 3.0
41
4h
Gearbox
50
DNF
26
Standard Triumph, GB
Triumph TR 3S
Peter Bolton, GB
Michael 'Mike' Rotschild, GB
DNS Ninian Sanderson, GB
DNS Richard 'Dickie' Stoop, GB
DNS John Lockett, GB
DNS Peter Jopp, GB
1984
L4
GT 2.0
35
4h
Holed radiator
51
DNF
17
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 250 TR58
Gilbert 'Gil' Geitner, USA
Rod Carveth, USA
2953
V12
S 3.0
21
3h
Gearbox
52
DNF
21
Ecurie Trois Chevrons, CH
(Hubert Patthey, CH)
Aston Martin DB4 GT Coupé
Hubert Patthey, CH
Renaud Calderari, CH (DND)
2992
L6
GT 3.0
21
3h
Engine
53
DNF
47
Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
D.B. HBR4 - Panhard
Pierre Chancel, F (DND)
Gérard Laureau, F
DNS Roger Masson, F
744
F2
GT 750
9
3h
Engine
54
DNS
58
J.R. Stoop, GB
Lotus Elite Mk 14 - Coventry Climax
Douglas 'Doug' Graham, GB
Mike McKee, GB
1220
L4
GT 1.5
-
-
55
DNA
51
Alejandro de Tomaso, RA
OSCA Sport 750
Alejandro de Tomaso, RA
Isabelle Haskell, USA
Colin Davis, GB
745
L4
S 750
-
-
56
DNA
9
Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Lister - Jaguar
Lucien Bianchi, I/B
Mauro Bianchi, I/B
Jacques Croisier, B
Paul Nokin, B
2986
L6
S 3.0
-
-
57
DNA
19
Ed Hugus, USA
Ferrari 250 TR
Ed Hugus, USA
Ray (Ernie) Erickson, USA
2953
V12
S
-
-
58
DNA
58
André Héchard, F
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
-
-
745
F2
GT
-
-
59
DNA
62
Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini HP 13 - Fiat
-
-
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
60
DNA
  David Brown Racing Dept., GB
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Maurice Trintignant, F
Paul Frére, F
2993
L6
S
-
-
61
DNA
  Georges Guyot, F
Maserati 200 SI
Michel Parsy, F
Roger Castelain, F
Paul Guiraud, F
1994
L4
S 2.0
-
-
62
DNA
39
Squadra Virgilio Conrero, I
Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV
-
-
1290
L4
GT 1.3
-
-
63
DNA
40
Squadra Virgilio Conrero, I
Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV Conrero
José Rosinski, F
Claude Bobrowski, F
1290
L4
GT 1.3
-
-
64
DNA
45
Alfonso Papani, I
Fiat-Abarth 750
Alfonso Papani, I
Mario Poltonieri, I
748
L4
S 750
-
-
65
DNA
57
Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Elite - Coventry Climax
Innes Ireland, GB
Colin Chapman, GB
Pete Lovely, USA
Graham Hill, GB
742
1216
L4
GT
-
-
66
DNA
60
C. Faucher, F
D.B. - Panhard
-
-
745
F2
GT
-
-
67
DNA
  Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Mk 17 - Coventry Climax
Innes Ireland, GB
Alan Stacey, GB
1960
L4
-
-
-
68
DNA
  Daniel Pouget, B
Aston Martin DBR1
Daniel Pouget, B
René Bourrely, F
2600
L6
S 3.0
-
Entry not accepted
69
DNA
  Just-Emile Vernet, F
V.P. 156R - Renault
Jean-Marie Dumazer, F
-
747
L4
S 750
-
Entry not accepted
70
DNA
  John Ogier, GB
Tojeiro Mk III - Coventry Climax
Peter Blond, GB
Peter Ashdown, GB
1216?
L4
S 1.5
-
Entry not accepted
71
DNA
  Tojeiro, GB
Tojeiro Mk III (Mk II ?) - Coventry Climax
R.F. Taylor, GB
L.A. Gamage,
-
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
72
DNA
  David L. Lewis, GB
Mirromac - Coventry Climax
David L. Lewis, GB
-
745
L4
S 750
-
Entry not accepted
73
DNA
  Kenneth W. MacKenzie / Tom Barnad, GB
Austin-Healey Sprite
Kenneth W. MacKenzie, GB
Tom Barnard, GB
John H. Gaston, GB
1100
L4
GT 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
74
DNA
  N. Robert Hicks / R.J.W. Utley, GB
Lotus Mk 17 - Coventry Climax
Robert Hicks, GB
R.J.W. Utley, GB
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
75
DNA
  Dorchester Service Station, GB
Lotus Mk 17 - Coventry Climax
David Piper, GB
John Campbell-Jones, GB
Derek Randall, GB
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
76
DNA
  Maurice Charles, GB
Jaguar D-type
Maurice Charles, GB
-
2996
L6
S 2.0
-
Entry not accepted
77
DNA
  David G. Dixon, GB
MG A
Michael E.S. Bond, GB
Kenneth W. MacKenzie, GB
John McKechnie, GB
1760
L4
GT 2.0
-
Entry not accepted
78
DNA
  Christian Goethals, B
Porsche 718 RSK
Christian Goethals, B
-
1498
F4
S 1.5
-
Entry not accepted
79
DNA
  Marcel Lailler, F
Panhard X86
Marcel Lailler, F
Lucien Pailler, F
750
F2
S 750
-
Entry not accepted
80
DNA
  Jean Lucas, F
Cooper T49 Monaco - Cov. Climax
-
-
1500
L4
S 1.5
-
-
81
DNA
  René Bartholoni, F
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
René Bartholoni, F
-
851
F2
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
82
DNA
  Bernard Duval, F
Lola Mk 1 - Coventry Climax
Bernard Duval, F
-
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
83
DNA
 
Alfa Romeo Guilietta SV Conrero
-
-
1300
L4
GT
-
Entry not accepted
84
DNA
  Société E.F.A.C., F
Stanguellini EFAC SP5601
-
-
750
L4
S 750
-
Entry not accepted
85
DNA
  Maurice Slotine, F
Porsche 550 RS
-
-
 
F4
S
-
Entry not accepted
86
DNA
  David G. Dixon, GB
Aston Martin DB3 S
Michael E.S. Bond, GB
Richard 'Dickie' Stoop, GB
David G. Dixon, GB
2580
L6
S 3.0
-
Entry not accepted
87
DNA
  Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Lister - Jaguar
Freddy Rousselle, B
Jacques Croisier, B
2996
L6
S 3.0
-
-
88
DNA
  René Breuil, F
R.B. Isole - Osca
-
.
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
Entry not accepted
89
DNA
  Cooper Car Company, GB
Cooper T49 Monaco - Cov. Climax
Jim Russell, GB
George Wisdom, GB
Ian Burgess, GB
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
-
90
DNA
  Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini Bialbero - Fiat
-
-
750
L4
S 750
-
-
91
DNA
  Cooper Car Company, GB
Cooper T49 Monaco - Cov. Climax
Percy Crabb, GB
-
1100
L4
S 1.1
-
-
92
DNA
58
André Héchard, F
D.B. HBR5 - Panhard
André Héchard, F
Michel Legourd, F
745
F2
GT 750
-
Entry not accepted
93
DNA
  Team Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Mk 19 - Coventry Climax
Colin Chapman, GB
Pete Lovely, USA
Graham Hill, GB
Innes Ireland, GB
3000
2700?
L4
S 3.0
-
-
94
DNA
  Maurice van der Bruwaene, F
Panhard X86
Maurice van der Bruwaene, F
André Beaulieux, F
750
F2
S 750
-
-
95
DNA
  North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 250 GT
Lance Reventlow, USA
-
2953
V12
GT 3.0
-
-
96
DNA
  Leslie Johnson, GB
Jensen 541 R
Leslie Johnson, GB
-
5000
-
GT 5.0
-
-
97
DNA
  Fernand Tavano, F
Ferrari 250 GT
-
-
2953
V12
GT 3.0
-
-
98
DNA
  Mike Taylor, GB
Lister - Jaguar
Mike Taylor, GB
Jonathan Sieff, GB
2996
L6
S 3.0
-
-
99
DNA
  José Behra, F
Porsche 718 RSK
José Behra, F
-
1498
F4
S 1.5
-
-
100
DNA
28
Equipe Nationale Belge / AC Ltd, B/GB
A.C. Ace - Bristol
Armand Blaton, B
André Pilette, B
1971
L6
GT 2.0
-
-
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