12èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1934
Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe

 

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 (Archie ?) 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
John 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
Cecil .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" (André Carre) 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, RO
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

 

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