1951 Le Mans 24 Hours

  • Saturday, June 23, 1951
  • 24 heures du Mans
Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Laps
267
Fastest Lap
Moss, 4m 46.8s
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Peter Walker

20

Jaguar Cars

Jaguar XK120C (Dunlop)

24h

0

 

Peter Whitehead

       

0

2

Guy Mairesse

9

Pierre Meyrat

Lago-Talbot T26C-GS (Dunlop)

258 laps

0

 

Pierre Meyrat

       

0

3

Lance Macklin

26

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DB2 (Dunlop)

257 laps

0

 

Eric Thompson

       

0

4

Pierre Levegh

10

"Pierre Levegh"

Lago-Talbot monoplace decalee (Dunlop)

256 laps

0

 

Rene Marchand

       

0

5

Brian Shawe-Taylor

25

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DB2 (Dunlop)

255 laps

0

 

George Abecassis

       

0

6

Duncan Hamilton

19

Healey Motors

Healey Sport Coupe-Nash (Dunlop)

255 laps

0

 

Tony Rolt

       

0

7

David Hampshire

24

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DB2 (Dunlop)

252 laps

0

 

Reg Parnell

       

0

8

Jean Lucas

15

Luigi Chinetti

Ferrari 340 America (Dunlop)

246 laps

0

 

Luigi Chinetti

       

0

9

Norbert Mahe

29

NJ Mahe

Ferrari 212 Export (Dunlop)

244 laps

0

 

Jacques Peron

       

0

10

Nigel Mann

28

NH Mann

Aston Martin DB2 (Dunlop)

236 laps

0

 

Mortimer Morris-Goodall

       

0

11

Robert Lawrie

21

R Lawrie

Jaguar XK120C (Dunlop)

236 laps

0

 

Ivan Waller

       

0

12

Giovanni Bracco

33

Scuderia Ambrosiana

Lancia Aurelia B20 (Michelin)

235 laps

0

 

Johnny Lurani

       

0

13

Peter Clark

27

PCT Clark

Aston Martin DB2 (Dunlop)

233 laps

0

 

Jack Scott

       

0

14

Johnny Marshall

35

AFN

Frazer-Nash LM Replica (Dunlop)

232 laps

0

 

Eric Winterbottom

       

0

15

Yvonne Simon

32

Luigi Chinetti

Ferrari 166MM (Dunlop)

231 laps

0

 

Betty Haig

       

0

16

Franco Cornacchia

31

Charles Moran jr

Ferrari 212 Export (Dunlop)

227 laps

0

 

Charles Moran jr

       

0

17

Andre Chambas

11

Andre Chambas

Lago-Talbot SS (Dunlop)

226 laps

0

 

Andre Morel

       

0

18

Dickie Stoop

34

P Trevelyan

Frazer-Nash Mille Miglia (Dunlop)

217 laps

0

 

Peter Wilson

       

0

19

Edmond Mouche

46

Porsche

Porsche 356SL (Dunlop)

210 laps

0

 

Auguste Veuillet

       

0

20

Elie Bayol

48

Automobiles DB

DB Sport-Panhard (Dunlop)

206 laps

0

 

Rene Bonnet

       

0

21

Marcel Becquart

66

M Becquart

Jowett Jupiter (Dunlop)

203 laps

0

 

Gordon Wilkins

       

0

22

Andre Briat

50

Team Renault

Renault 4CV (Michelin)

197 laps

0

 

Francois Landon

       

0

23

Pierre Hemard

60

Ets Monopole

Monopole X84-Panhard (Dunlop)

194 laps

0

 

Jean de Montremy

       

0

24

Pierre Chancel

61

R Gaillard

Panhard Dyna X84 (Dunlop)

190 laps

0

 

Raymond Gaillard

       

0

25

Henri Senftleben

54

Team Renault

Renault 4CV (Dunlop)

184 laps

0

 

Jacques Lecat

       

0

26

Jean-Paul Colas

58

Auguste Lachaize

Callista RAN D120-Panhard (Dunlop)

183 laps

0

 

Robert Schollmann

       

0

27

Jean Pairard

53

Team Renault

Renault 4CV (Dunlop)

181 laps

0

 

Just-Emile Vernet

       

0

28

Michel Aunaud

56

Automobiles DB

DB Sport-Panhard (Dunlop)

179 laps

0

 

Louis Pons

       

0

DSQ

Andre Beaulieux

57

L Eggen

DB Sport-Panhard (Dunlop)

184 laps Outside assistance

0

 

Louis Eggen

       

0

DNS

Rudolf Sauerwein

47

Porsche

Porsche 356SL (Dunlop)

Outside assistance

0

 

Robert Brunet

       

0

DSQ

Louis Chiron

16

Luigi Chinetti

Ferrari 340 America (Dunlop)

29 laps Illegal refuelling

0

 

Pierre Louis-Dreyfus

       

0

NC

Tom Clarke

14

HSF Hay

Bentley 4500 Paulin (Dunlop)

204 laps Not classified

0

 

Soltan Hay

       

0

NC

Alfred Hitchings

2

Allard Motor Co

Allard J2-Cadillac (Dunlop)

230 laps Last lap too slow

0

 

Peter Reece

       

0

NC

Phil Walters

4

Briggs Cunningham

Cunningham C2R-Chrysler (Firestone)

223 laps Last lap too slow

0

 

John Fitch

       

0

R

Aldo Gordini

40

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T15S (Dunlop)

77 laps Fuel pump

0

 

Jose Scaron

       

0

R

Tommy Wisdom

41

Jowett Cars

Jowett Jupiter (Dunlop)

48 laps Engine

0

 

Tommy Wise

       

0

R

Charles Goodacre

42

Jowett Cars

Jowett Jupiter (Dunlop)

19 laps Distributor

0

 

Bert Hadley

       

0

R

George Phillips

43

George Phillips

MG TD (Dunlop)

80 laps Engine

0

 

Alan Rippon

       

0

R

Roger Caron

45

R Caron

Simca Huit (Dunlop)

133 laps Engine

0

 

Andre Guillard

       

0

R

Georges Monneret

37

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T15S (Dunlop)

130 laps Engine

0

 

Pierre Veyron

       

0

R

Robert Manzon

38

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T15S (Dunlop)

26 laps Engine

0

 

Andre Simon

       

0

R

Maurice Trintignant

39

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T15S (Dunlop)

49 laps Ignition

0

 

Jean Behra

       

0

R

Briggs Cunningham

3

Briggs Cunningham

Cunningham C2R-Chrysler (Firestone)

76 laps Accident

0

 

George Huntoon

       

0

R

Andre Guelfi

30

J Claes

Ferrari 212 Export (Dunlop)

5 laps Accident

0

 

Jean Lariviere

       

0

R

Jack Fairman

22

Stirling Moss

Jaguar XK120C (Dunlop)

92 laps Engine

0

 

Stirling Moss

       

0

R

Clemente Biondetti

23

Clemente Biondetti

Jaguar XK120C (Dunlop)

50 laps Oil pump

0

 

Leslie Johnson

       

0

R

Sydney Allard

1

Allard Motor Co

Allard J2-Cadillac (Dunlop)

134 laps Gearbox

0

 

Tom Cole

       

0

R

Jacques Delettrez

12

Ets Delettrez

Delettrez Diesel (Dunlop)

24 laps Ignition

0

 

Jean Delettrez

       

0

R

Johnny Claes

17

William Spear

Ferrari 340 America (Dunlop)

132 laps Clutch

0

 

Bill Spear

       

0

R

Eddie Hall

18

Eddie Hall

Ferrari 340 America (Engelbert)

125 laps Battery

0

 

Giuseppe Navone

       

0

R

Jacques Poch

49

J Poch

Aero Minor Sport 750 (Engelbert)

40 laps Ignition

0

 

Maurice Vaselle

       

0

R

George Rand

5

Briggs Cunningham

Cunningham C2R-Chrysler (Firestone)

98 laps Accident

0

 

Fred Wacker

       

0

R

Jean-Louis Rosier

51

Team Renault

Renault 4CV (Dunlop)

194 laps Accident

0

 

Jean Estager

       

0

R

Jean Sandt

52

Team Renault

Renault 4CV (Dunlop)

177 laps Fire

0

 

Paul Moser

       

0

R

Andre-Georges Claude

55

Satecmo

Renault 4CV (Engelbert)

38 laps Ignition

0

 

Pierre Clause

       

0

R

Robert Bertrand

62

H Leblanc

Delahaye 135CS (Dunlop)

88 laps Brakes

0

 

Henri Leblanc

       

0

R

Rene Bouchard

64

R Bouchard

Ferrari 166MM (Dunlop)

75 laps Engine

0

 

Lucien Farnaud

       

0

R

George Schrafft

59

Crossley Motors

Crosley Hot Shot Sport (Firestone)

40 laps Alternator

0

 

Phil Stiles

       

0

R

Juan Manuel Fangio

6

Ecurie Rosier

Lago-Talbot T26C-GS (Dunlop)

92 laps Oil tank

0

 

Louis Rosier

       

0

R

Jose Froilan Gonzalez

7

Henri Louveau

Lago-Talbot T26C-GS (Dunlop)

128 laps Radiator

0

 

Onofre Marimon

       

0

R

Eugene Chaboud

8

Eugene Chaboud

Lago-Talbot T26C-GS (Dunlop)

33 laps Radiator

0

 

Lucien Vincent

       

0

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.378 (Miles)

Record

Mike Hawthorn (Jaguar D-type), 4m06.6, 122.307 mph, Sports Cars, 1955

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