1929_24_heures_du_mans_race_posters_memorabilia

1929 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

7èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1929
Circuit de la Sarthe
For Posters and Memorabilia relating to the 1929 Le Mans 24 Hours, please see HERE.

 

Date: June 15-16 Track Length (m): 16 340
Attendance:   Fastest Lap: Henry Birkin, Bentley, 7'21" = 133.551 km/h
Entries: 50 Pole Position:  
Practiced:   Distance (km): 2843.830
Starters: 25 Average Speed (km/h): 118.492
Classified: 10    

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Laps
Km
Hour
Reason out /
Notes
1 1 1 Bentley Motors Ltd, GB
Bentley Speed Six
Captain Woolf 'Babe' Barnato, ZA/GB
Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin, GB
6597 6 8.0
2843.830
 
2 2 9 Bentley Motors Ltd, GB
Bentley 4½ Litre
Jock Lawson "Jack" Dunfee, GB
Glen Kidston, GB
4398 4 5.0
2729.378
Clive Dunfee ?
3 3 10 Bentley Motors Ltd, GB
Bentley 4½ Litre
Dr. John Dudley Benjafield, GB
Baron André d'Erlanger, F
4398 4 5.0
2598.367
 
4 4 8 Bentley Motors Ltd, GB
Bentley 4½ Litre
Frank Clement, GB
Jean Chassagne, F
4398 4 5.0
2564.867
 
5 5 5 Stutz Paris, F
Stutz DV 32 (Black Hawk ?)
Guy Bouriat, F
"Georges Philippe" (Philippe de Rothschild), F
5267
s/c
8 8.0
2504.568
 
6 6 14
Chrysler 75
Henri Stoffel, F
Robert Benoist, F
4086 6 5.0
2489.798
 
7 7 12
Chrysler 77
Cyril de Vere, F
Marcel Mongin, F
4093 6 5.0
2434.917
 
8 8 21
Lea Francis Hyper Sport 'TT' - Meadows
Kenneth 'Kim' Peacock, GB
Sammy Newsome, GB
1495
s/c
4 1.5
2221.939
 
9 9 26 Pierre Fenaille, F
Tracta - S.C.A.P. (Front wheel drive)
Louis Balart, F
Louis Debeugny, F
985
s/c
4
2-str.
1.1
2091.636
 
10 10 27 Pierre Fenaille, F
Tracta - S.C.A.P. (Front wheel drive)
Jean-Albert Grégoire, F
Fernand Vallon, F
984
s/c
4
2-str.
1.1
2060.323
 
                   
11 DNF 6 Colonel Warwick Wright, GB
Stutz DV 32 'Bear-Cat'
Capt. George E.T. Eyston, GB
Richard 'Dick' Watney, GB
5260
s/c
8 8.0 104
1701.440
Fuel tank
12 DNF 20 Bollack, Netter et Cie, F
B.N.C. (Montlhery ?)
Lucien Desvaux, F
Auguste Garalp, F
1496 4 1.5 88
1439.680
 
13 DNF 7
Invicta S-type - Meadows
A.C. Saunders-Davies, GB
C.W. Fiennes, GB
4459   5.0 78
1276.080
Engine
14 DNF 19
S.A.R.A. SP7
W.R. Hutchinson, GB
R.F. Turner, GB
1806   2.0 73
1194.280
 
15 DNF 25 Pierre Fenaille, F
Tracta - S.C.A.P. (Front wheel drive)
Lucien Lemesle, F
Maurice Benoist, F
993
sc
4
2-str.
1.1 70
1145.200
Fuel pipe
16 DNF 4 C. T. Weymann, F (Édouard Brisson ?)
Stutz DV 32 'Bear-Cat'
Édouard Brisson, F
Louis Chiron, MC
5267
sc
8 8.0 65
1063.400
Fire, petrol hose / Clutch
17 DNF 24 Pierre Fenaille, F
Tracta - S.C.A.P. (Front wheel drive)
Roger Bourcier, F
Tribaudot,
999
sc
4
2-str.
1.1 43
703.480
Engine
18 DNF 16 Fox & Nichol, GB
Lagonda OH
Tim Rose-Richards, GB
Hon. Brian E. "Bug" Lewis (Lord Essendon), GB
1954   2.0 29
474.440
Head gasket
19 DNF 29 Bollack, Netter et Cie, F
B.N.C. (Montlhery ?)
Jean Lajeune, F
Maurice Faure, F
999   1.1 24
392.640
 
20 DNF 18
S.A.R.A. SP7
Gaston Mottet, F
Douglas Hawkes, GB
1806   2.0 22
359.920
 
21 DNF 22
Alvis (Front Wheel Drive)
Cyril Paul, GB
William 'Bill' Urquhart Dykes, GB
1484
sc
  1.5 21
343.560
Engine
22 DNF 2
Du Pont Model G Speedster Le Mans - Continental
Alfredo Luis Miranda, F
Charles 'Chas' Moran Jr, USA
5277 8 8.0 20
327.200
Transmission
23 DNF 30
B.N.C.
Michel Doré, F
Jean Treunet, F
995   1.1 15
245.400
 
24 DNF 31
D'Yrsan - Ruby
Trillaud, F
Henri Lachner, F
DNS Marquis Raymond Siran de Cavanac, F
749 4 1.1 9
147.240
 
25 DNF 11 Bentley Motors Ltd, GB
Bentley 4½ Litre
Bernard Rubin, GB
Lord Howe (5th Earl Howe, Edward Richard Francis Assheton, (Viscount Curzon)), GB
4398 4 8.0 7
114.520
Ignition
                   
26 DNS  
Stutz DV 32 'Bear-Cat'
-
-
5267
s/c
8 8.0    
27 DNS  
Alvis (Front Wheel Drive)
S.C.H. 'Sammy' Davis, GB
Leon Cushman, GB
1484
s/c
8 1.5    
28 DNS  
Oakland
           
29 DNS  
Tracta
           
30 DNS  
D'Yrsan
           
31 DNS  
Du Pont G8- Continental
           

 

Class Winners:

5th Biennial Cup - Index of Performance
(Rudge-Whitworth Trophy)
W. Barnato / H.R.S. Birkin Bentley
5001 - 8000 cc W. Barnato / H.R.S. Birkin Bentley
3001 - 5000 cc J. Dunfee / G. Kidston Bentley
1101 - 1500 cc K.S. Peacock / S.H. Newsome Lea-Francis
751 - 1100 cc L. Balart / L. Debeugny Tracta