1956 Le Mans 24 Hours

  • Saturday, July 28, 1956
  • 24 heures du Mans

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Ron Flockhart

4

Ecurie Ecosse

Jaguar D-type

24h 0m 0s

0

 

Ninian Sanderson

       

0

2

Peter Collins

8

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DB3S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Stirling Moss

       

0

3

Olivier Gendebien

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 625LM

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Maurice Trintignant

       

0

4

Freddy Rousselle

5

Ecurie Nationale Belge

Jaguar D-type

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jacques Swaters

       

0

5

Richard von Frankenberg

25

Porsche

Porsche 550RS

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Wolfgang von Trips

       

0

6

5

Ivor Bueb

1

Jaguar Cars

Jaguar D-type

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Mike Hawthorn

       

0

7

Peter Jopp

36

Lotus Engineering

Lotus 11-Climax

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Reg Bicknell

       

0

8

John Bentley

33

Cooper Car Co

Cooper T39-Climax

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Ed Hugus

       

0

9

Claude Bourillot

30

Claude Bourillot

Maserati 150S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Henri Perroud

       

0

10

Gerard Laureau

40

Automobiles DB

DB HBR5-Panhard

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Paul Armagnac

       

0

11

Jean Thepenier

45

Automobiles DB

DB HBR5-Panhard

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jean-Claude Vidilles

       

0

12

Roger Masson

46

Automobiles DB

DB HBR5-Panhard

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Andre Hechard

       

0

13

Lucien Campion

41

Just-Emile Vernet

VP 166R-Renault

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jean-Marie Dumazer

       

0

DSQ

Howard Hively

22

Equipe Los Amigos

Ferrari 500TR

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Francois Picard

       

0

 

Bob Tappan

       

0

DSQ

Peter Bolton

6

Robert Walshaw

Jaguar XK140

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Robert Walshaw

       

0

NC

Roland Bourel

34

R Bourel

Porsche 356A Carrera

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Maurice Slotine

       

0

R

Yves Dommee

37

R Breuil

RB Sport-OSCA

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jean Py

       

0

R

Helm Glockler

26

Porsche

Porsche 356 Carrera 1500

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Hans Herrmann

24

Porsche

Porsche 550RS

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Umberto Maglioli

       

0

R

Max Nathan

26

Porsche

Porsche 356 Carrera 1500

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Herbert MacKay-Fraser

32

Lotus Engineering

Lotus 11-Climax

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Jean-Michel Durif

48

Moretti Automobili

Moretti 750 GS

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Marceau Escules

       

0

 

Francois Guillaud

       

0

 

Marcel Lauga

       

0

R

Jean Laroche

42

Officine Specializate Costruzione Automobili

OSCA Sport 750

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Remy Radix

       

0

R

Wittigo Einseidel

7

Paul Metternich

Mercedes-Benz 300SL

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Paul Metternich

       

0

R

Pierre Meyrat

21

Pierre Meyrat

Ferrari 500TR

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Fernand Tavano

       

0

R

Helmut Polensky

28

G Olivier

Porsche 550 Spyder

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Claude Storez

       

0

R

Jack Fairman

3

Jaguar Cars

Jaguar D-type

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Paul Frere

       

0

R

Louis Cornet

31

L Cornet

Maserati 150S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Robert Mougin

       

0

R

Louis Hery

51

L Hery

Panhard Monopole X86

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Lucien Pailler

       

0

R

Cliff Allison

35

Lotus Engineering

Lotus 11-Climax

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Desmond Titterington

2

Jaguar Cars

Jaguar D-type

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Ken Wharton

       

0

R

Georges Monneret

19

JP Colas

Salmson 2300S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Serge Nersessian

       

0

R

Pierre Savary

44

Automobiles DB

DB HBR5-Panhard

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Lucien Bianchi

20

Ecurie Nationale Belge

Ferrari 500TR

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Alain de Changy

       

0

R

Andre Guelfi

16

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T23S

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Jean Guichet

15

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T15S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Robert Manzon

       

0

R

Andre Milhoux

29

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T17S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Charles Rinen

       

0

R

Hermano da Silva Ramos

16

Equipe Gordini

Gordini T23S

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Andre Beaulieux

50

Automobiles Panhard et Levassor

Panhard Monopole X88

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Pierre Chancel

       

0

R

Pierre Flahault

49

Automobiles Panhard et Levassor

Panhard Monopole X89

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jean Hemard

       

0

R

Jean Behra

17

Automobiles Talbot

Talbot Sport 2500-Maserati

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Jean Lucas

       

0

 

Louis Rosier

       

0

 

Goffredo Zehender

       

0

R

Pierre Duval

53

Automobili Stanguellini

Stanguellini 750 Sport-Fiat

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Rene-Philippe Faure

       

0

 

Gilbert Foury

       

0

 

Georges Guyot

       

0

R

Fernand Carpentier

44

Automobiles DB

DB HBR5-Panhard

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Tony Gaze

23

AFN

Frazer-Nash Sebring-Bristol

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Dickie Stoop

       

0

R

Tony Brooks

14

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DBR1/250

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Reg Parnell

       

0

R

Roy Salvadori

9

Aston Martin Cars

Aston Martin DB3S

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Peter Walker

       

0

R

Colin Chapman

32

Lotus Engineering

Lotus 11-Climax

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Keith Hall

       

0

R

Duncan Hamilton

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 625LM

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Phil Hill

       

0

 

Alfonso de Portago

       

0

 

Andre Simon

       

0

R

Carel Godin de Beaufort

27

Wolfgang Seidel

Porsche 550RS

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Mathieu Hezemans

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Ivor Bueb

Jaguar Cars

0h 0m 0s

1

Mike Hawthorn

Jaguar Cars

0h 0m 0s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.365 (Miles)

Record

Bruce McLaren (Ford GT40 Mk4), 3m24.4, 147.329 mph, Sports Cars, 1967

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