1934_24_heures_du_mans_race_posters_memorabilia

1934 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

12èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1934
Circuit Permanente de la Sarthe
For Posters and Memorabilia relating to the 1934 Le Mans 24 Hours, please see HERE.

 

Date: June 16-17, (17-18th ?) hot & sunny Track Length (m): 13 492
Attendance:   Fastest Lap: Philippe Etancelin, Alfa Romeo 8C, 5'41"0 = 142.437 km/h
Entries:   Pole Position:  
Practiced:   Distance (km): 2886.938
Starters: 44 Average Speed (km/h): 120.289
Classified: 23    

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Laps
Km
Hour
Reason Out / Notes
1 1 9 Luigi Chinetti / Philippe Etancelin, I
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Luigi Chinetti, I
Philippe Etancelin, F
2336
s/c
8 3.0
2886.938
 
2 2 27 Riley Motor Co Ltd, GB
Riley Nine 6/12 MPH Racing
Jean Sébilleau, F
Georges Delaroche, F
1458 6 1.5
2706.730
 
3 3 28 Riley Motor Co Ltd, GB
Riley Nine 6/12 MPH Racing (Brooklands ?)
Freddie Dixon, GB
Cyril Paul, GB
1458 6 1.5
2688.156
 
4 4 34 Roy Eccles, GB
MG Magnette K3
Charles E.C. Martin, GB
Roy Eccles, GB
1087
s/c
6 1.1
2665.030
 
5 5 36 Riley Motor Co Ltd, GB
Riley Nine Brooklands
Alex van der Becke, GB
Kenneth 'Kim' Peacock, GB
1087 4 1.1
2640.694
 
6 6 37 Riley Motor Co Ltd, GB
Riley Ulster Imp
Sammy Newsome, GB
Percy (Edgar ?) Maclure, GB
1087 4 1.1
2637.932
 
7 7 26 A.A. Rigby, GB
Singer Le Mans 1½ L
Hon. Brian E. Lewis "Bug" (Lord Essendon), GB
Johnny Hindmarsh, GB
1493 4 1.5
2631.672
 
8 8 25 Frank Stanley Barnes, GB
Singer Le Mans 1½ L
Frank Stanley Barnes, GB
Alf Langley, GB
1493 4 1.5
2598.458
 
9 9 4 Norbert Jean Mahé, F
Bugatti T44
Norbert Jean Mahé, F
Jean Desvignes, F
2991 8 3.0
2584.622
 
10 10 20 M.R.E. Tongue, GB
("A. Vincent", GB ?)
Aston Martin 1½ LM
"A Vincent" (Reggie Tongue), GB
Maurice Faulkner, GB
1494 4 1.5
2541.334
 
11 11 24 John Cecil Noël, GB
Aston Martin 1½ LM
John Cecil Noël, GB
Jen Wheeler, GB
1494 4 1.5
2435.526
 
12 12 39 Jean Trévoux, F
Riley Nine Ulster Imp
Jean Trévoux, F
René Carriére, F
1087 4 1.1
2352.688
 
13 13 38 Miss Dorothy Champney, GB
Riley Nine Ulster Imp
Miss Dorothy Champney, GB
Mrs Kaye Petre, CDN/GB
1087 4 1.1
2327.924
 
14 14 32 Jean de Gavardie, F
Amilcar C6
Jean de Gavardie, F
"Léon Duray, F" (George Stewart, USA)
1091 6 1.1
2271.096
 
15 15 48 Singer Ltd, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans
Norman Black, GB
J.R.H. Baker, GB
973 4 1.1
2203.376
 
16 16 40 Lord de Clifford, GB
Lagonda Rapier "De Clifford Special"
Lord Freddie de Clifford, GB
Charles Brackenbury, GB
1080 4 1.1
2199.342
 
17 17 52 Mme Ann-Cecile Rose-Itier, F
MG Midget PA
Mme Anne-Cecile Rose-Itier, F
Charles Duruy, F
844 4 1.1
2191.198
 
18 18 47 Singer Ltd, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans
Tommy Wisdom, GB
John Donald Barnes, GB
973 4 1.1
2180.484
 
19 19 44 J.A. Grégoire, F
(Soc. Anon. Tracta, F ?)
Tracta
Félix Quinault, F
Danneliault/Daniélault, F
996 4 1.1
2131.724
 
20 20 42 Charles Auguste Martin, F
Amilcar CG Spéciale Martin
Charles Auguste Martin, F
Fernand Pousse, F
1075 4 1.1
2094.952
 
21 21 45 Alin Fréres, F
B.N.C.
Adrien Alin, F
Albert Alin, F
992 4 1.1
2027.786
 
22 22 31 Ecurie de l'Ours, F
Amilcar C6
Camille Poiré, F
Gaston Robail, F
1091 6 1.1
2008.228
 
23 23 50 R.P. Gardner, GB
Singer Nine Le Mans
R.P. 'Goldie' Gardner, GB
A.C. Beloë, GB
973 4 1.1
1939.012
 
                   
24 DNF 23 Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin 1½ LM
Mortimer Morris-Goodall, GB
Jim Elwes, GB
1494 4 1.5 155
2091.260
Engine
25 DNF
DQ?
22 Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin 1½ LM
Thomas Fothringham-Parker, GB
John Appleton, GB
1494 4 1.5 142
1910.864
Clutch ?
DQ-Outside help ?
26 DNF 3 Juste-Emile Vernet, F
La Lorraine B3-6
Just-Emile Vernet, F
Daniel Porthault, F
3504 6 5.0 133
1794.436
Piston
27 DNF 54 H. Brigham Metchim, GB
Austin Seven
H. Brigham Metchim, GB
C.H. Masters, GB
746 4 750 95
1281.740
 
28 DNF 29 Auguste Bodoignet, F
Bugatti (T??)
Auguste Bodoignet, F
Fernand Vallon, F
1351   1.5 90
1214.280
 
29 DNF 33 John Ludovic Ford, GB
MG Magnette K3
John Ludovic Ford, GB
Maurice Baumer, GB
1087
s/c
6 1.1 85
1146.820
Accident
30 DNF 6 Lord Howe, GB
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM
Lord Howe (5th Earl Howe, Edward Richard Francis Assheton, Viscount Curzon), GB
Tim Rose-Richards, GB
2352
s/c
8 3.0 85
1146.820
Clutch
31 DNF 30 Juste-Emile Vernet, F
Salmson GS
Albert Debille, F
Jean Viale, F
1094 4 1.1 82
1106.344
 
32 DNF 14 Charles Brunet, F
Bugatti T55
Charles Brunet, F
Jean Renaldi, F ?
Freddie Zehender, I ?
2262
s/c
8 3.0 75
1011.900
Accident
33 DNF 2 Roger Labric, F
Bugatti T50S
Roger Labric, F
Pierre Veyron, F
4945 8 5.0 73
984.916
Engine
34 DNF
DQ?
49 Gordon Hendy, GB
Singer Nine Sports
Gordon Hendy, GB
James Boulton, GB
973 4 1.1 59
796.028
Fuel feed ?
Insuff. dist.?
35 DNF
DQ?
21 Aston Martin Ltd, GB
Aston Martin 1½ LM
A.C. (Augustus Cesare) 'Bert' Bertelli, GB
Clifton Penn-Hughes, GB
1494 4 1.5 59
796.028
Gearbox ?
Insuff. dist. ?
36 DNF 16 Louis Villeneuve, F
Derby L8
Louis Villeneuve, F
Géo Ham, F
2000   2.0 44
593.648
 
37 DNF 5 Tim Rose-Richards, GB
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Freddy Clifford, GB
Owen Saunders-Davies, GB
2387 8 3.0 40
539.680
Valves
38 DNF 46 Raymond Gaillard, F
Rally
Raymond Gaillard, F
Paul Vallée, F
989   1.1 38
512.696
 
39 DNF 53 Philippe Maillard-Brune, F
MG Midget J
Philippe Maillard-Brune, F
Charles Druck, F
746 4 750 30
404.760
 
40 DNF 43 J.A. Grégoire, F
Tracta
Pierre Padrault, F
Charlault,
999 4 1.1 23
310.316
 
41 DNF 18 Mrs Gwenda Stewart, GB
Derby L8
Mrs Gwenda Stewart, GB
Louis Bonne, F
1996 V8 2.0 16
215.872
 
42 DNF
DQ?
15 M Bayard, F
Bugatti T55
Max Fourny, F
Louis Decaroli, F
2260 8 3.0 15
202.380
DQ: Outside help
43 DNF 41 Georges Boursin, F
Amilcar CGS (CGSs ?)
Georges Boursin, F
Nadeau, F
1080 4 1.1 14
188.888
 
44 DNF 7 Raymond Sommer, F
(Pierre Félix, F ?)
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Raymond Sommer, F
Dr. Pierre Félix, F
2360 8 3.0 14
188.888
Fire
                   
45 DNS   Prince Nicolas de Roumanie, R
Duesenberg Model S J
Prince Nicolas de Roumanie, R
Whitney Straight, GB
6882
2/c
8 8.0    
                   
46 DNA   M. Collier, GB
MG Midget
    4      
47 DNA   Mlle Heldé, F
("Hellé-Nice ?"), F
Alfa Romeo
"Heldé" (Pierre-Louis Dreyfus), F
-
         
48 DNA   T H Rose-Richards, GB
Alfa Romeo
           
49 DNA   Equipe Braillard, F
Maserati
           
50 DNA   Equipe Braillard, F
Bugatti
  3000        
51 DNA  
Bugatti
           
52 DNA  
Bugatti T50
           

 

Class Winners:

10th Biennial Cup - Index of Performance
(Rudge-Whitworth Cup)
A.W.K. van der Becke / K.S. Peacock Riley
2001 - 3000 cc L. Chinetti / P. Etancelin Alfa Romeo
1101 - 1500 cc J. Sebilleau / G. Delaroche Riley
751 - 1100 cc C.E.C. Martin / R. Eccles MG