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1950 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1950 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 18th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on June 24 and 25 1950.

Official resultsEdit

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 S
5.0
5 22px-Flag of France Louis Rosier 22px-Flag of France Louis Rosier
22px-Flag of France Jean-Louis Rosier
Talbot-Lago T26 GS Talbot-Lago 4.5L I6 256
2 S
5.0
7 22px-Flag of France Pierre Meyrat 22px-Flag of France Pierre Meyrat
22px-Flag of France Guy Mairesse
Talbot-Lago Monoplace Decalee Talbot-Lago 4.5L I6 255
3 S
8.0
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom S.H. Allard 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Sydney Allard
USAflagsmall Tom Cole Jr.
Allard J2 Cadillac 5.4L V8 251
4 S
5.0
14 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Healey Motors Ltd. 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tony Rolt
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton
Nash-Healey E Nash 3.8L I6 250
5 S
3.0
19 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom George Abecassis
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lance Macklin
Aston Martin DB2 Aston Martin 2.6L I6 249
6 S
3.0
21 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Charles Brackenbury
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Reg Parnell
Aston Martin DB2 Aston Martin 2.6L I6 244
7 S
3.0
18 22px-Flag of France Henri Louveau 22px-Flag of France Henri Louveau
22px-Flag of France Jean Estager
Delage D6-3L Delage 3.0L I6 241
8 S
5.0
11 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom E.R. Hall 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom E.R. Hall
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tom Clarke
Bentley Corniche TT Bentley 4.3L I6 236
9 S
2.0
30 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom H.J. Aldington 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom "Donald" Mathieson
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Richard Stoop
Frazer Nash Milla Miglia Bristol 2.0L I6 235
10 S
8.0
3 USAflagsmall Briggs Cunningham USAflagsmall Miles Collier
USAflagsmall Sam Collier
Cadillac Coupe de Ville
"Clumsy Pup"
Cadillac 5.4L V8 233
11 S
8.0
2 USAflagsmall Briggs Cunningham USAflagsmall Briggs Cunningham
USAflagsmall Phil Walters
Cadillac Spider
"Le Monstre"
Cadillac 5.4L V8 232
12 S
5.0
15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom P.T.C. Clark 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Peter C. Clark
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Nick Haines
Jaguar XK120S Jaguar 3.4L I6 230
13 S
5.0
6 22px-Flag of France André Chambas 22px-Flag of France André Chambas
22px-Flag of France André Morel
Talbot-Lago Gran Sport Coupe Talbot-Lago 4.5L I6 228
14 S
5.0
12 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom H.S.F. Hay 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom H.S.F. Hay
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Hugh Hunter
Bentley 4¼ Paulin Bentley 4.3L I6 225
15 S
5.0
16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom P.C.D. Walker 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Peter Whitehead
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Marshall
Jaguar XK120S Jaguar 3.4L I6 225
16 S
1.5
36 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jowett Cars Ltd. 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tommy Wisdom
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tommy Wise
Jowett Jupiter Jowett 1.5L Flat-4 220
17 S
3.0
22 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Robert Lawrie 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Robert Lawrie
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Geoffrey Beetson
Riley RMC Riley 2.5L I4 213
18 S
1.5
39 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom G.E. Phillips 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom George Phillips
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Eric Winterbottom
MG TC Special Body MG 1.2L I4 208
19 S
3.0
23 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom N.H. Mann 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Nigel Mann
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Mortimer Morris-Goodall
Healey Elliott Riley 2.4L I4 203
20 S
2.0
31 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom N.R. Culpan 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Norman Culpan
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lt. Cdr. Peter Wilson
Frazer Nash High Speed Le Mans Replica Bristol 2.0L I6 201
21 S
750
51 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic Rudy Letov Letnany 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Maurice Gatsonides
22px-Flag of the Netherlands Henk Hoogeveen
Aero Minor 750 Aero 0.7L Flat-2
(2-Stroke)
184
22 S
750
52 22px-Flag of France Ets. Monopole 22px-Flag of France Jean de Montrémy
22px-Flag of France Jean Hémard
Monopole X84 Tank Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 180
23 S
750
58 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet 22px-Flag of France René Bonnet
22px-Flag of France Élie Bayol
DB Tank Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 175
24 S
1.1
46 22px-Flag of France J.L.V. Sandt 22px-Flag of France Jean Sandt
22px-Flag of France Hervé Coatalen
Renault 4CV Renault 0.8L I4 171
25 S
1.1
48 22px-Flag of France Jacques Lecat 22px-Flag of France Jacques Lecat
22px-Flag of France Louis Pons
Renault 4CV Renault 0.8L I4 170
26 S
750
55 22px-Flag of France Auguste Lachaize 22px-Flag of France Auguste Lachaize
22px-Flag of France Albert Debille
Panhard Dyna X84 Sport Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 168
27 S
1.1
45 22px-Flag of France Just-Emile Vernet 22px-Flag of France Just-Emile Vernet
22px-Flag of France Roger Eckerlein
Renault 4CV Renault 0.8L I4 158
28 S
750
56 22px-Flag of France Raymond Gaillard 22px-Flag of France Raymond Gaillard
22px-Flag of France Pierre Chancel
Callista RAN Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 153
29 S
750
57 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Louis Eggen 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Louis Eggen
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) "Escale"
Panhard Dyna X84 Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 151

Did Not FinishEdit

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
30 S
5.0
17 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Leslie Johnson 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Leslie Johnson
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Bert Hadley
Jaguar XK120S Jaguar 3.4L I6 220
31 S
5.0
8 22px-Flag of France Ecurie Lutetia 22px-Flag of France Charles Pozzi
22px-Flag of France Pierre Flahaut
Delahaye 175S Delahaye 4.5L I6 165
32 S
2.0
28 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lord Seldson 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lord Seldson
22px-Flag of France Jean Lucas
Ferrari 166MM Ferrari 2.0L V12 164
33 S
1.1
43 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 22px-Flag of France Georges Blondel
22px-Flag of France Raoul Martin
Simca-Gordini T15S Gordini 1.1L I4 157
34 S
1.1
41 22px-Flag of France Mmes Rouault et Gordine 22px-Flag of France Germaine Rouault
22px-Flag of France Reginé Gordine
Simca-Gordini TMM Gordini 1.1L I4 143
35 S
750
49 22px-Flag of France Jacques Poch 22px-Flag of France Jacques Poch
22px-Flag of France Edmond Mouche
Aero Minor Aero 0.7L Flat-2
(2-Stroke)
139
36 S
1.1
40 22px-Flag of France Norbert Jean Mahé 22px-Flag of France Norbert Jean Mahé
22px-Flag of France Sacha Gordine
Simca Huit Gordini 1.1L I4 126
37 S
3.0
24 USAflagsmall Luigi Chinetti USAflagsmall Luigi Chinetti
22px-Flag of France Pierre-Louis Dreyfus
Ferrari 195S Barchetta Ferrari 2.4L V12 121
38 S
5.0
10 22px-Flag of France Ets. Delettrez 22px-Flag of France Jean Delettrez
22px-Flag of France Jacques Delettrez
Delettrez Diesel Delettrez 4.4L I6
(Diesel)
120
39 S
1.1
44 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic A.Z.N.P. 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic Václav Bobek
22px-Flag of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Netušil
Škoda 1101 Sport Škoda 1.1L I4 120
40 S
750
54 22px-Flag of France Guy Lapchin 22px-Flag of France Guy Lapchin
22px-Flag of France Charles Plantivaux
Panhard Dyna X84 Sport Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 115
41 S
3.0
33 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 25px-ARGENntina Juan Manuel Fangio
25px-ARGENntina José Froilán González
Simca-Gordini T15S Compresseur Gordini 1.5L Supercharged I4 95
42 S
1.1
47 22px-Flag of France Ets. Savin & Leroy 22px-Flag of France Fernand Leroy
22px-Flag of France Marcel Joseph
Renault 4CV Renault 0.8L I4 92
43 S
750
53 22px-Flag of France Jacques Savoye 22px-Flag of France Jacques Savoye
22px-Flag of France Eugène Dossous
Monopole X84 Tank Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 89
44 S
750
50 22px-Flag of France Sté. Pierre Ferry 22px-Flag of France Pierre Ferry
22px-Flag of France Georges Claude
Ferry Renault 0.7L I4 86
45 S
3.0
25 USAflagsmall Luigi Chinetti 22px-Flag of France Raymond Sommer
22px-Flag of Italy Dorino Serafini
Ferrari 195S Berlinetta Ferrari 2.4L V12 82
46 S
1.1
42 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 22px-Flag of France José Scaron
22px-Flag of France J. Pascal
Simca-Gordini T15S Gordini 1.5L I4 77
47 S
1.5
37 22px-Flag of France Jacques Brault 22px-Flag of France Jacques Brault
22px-Flag of France Louis Paimpol
Fiat 1500 Fiat 1.5L I4 75
48 S
1.5
35 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 22px-Flag of France Roger Loyer
22px-Flag of France Jean Behra
Simca-Gordini T15S Gordini 1.5L I4 50
49 S
2.0
26 USAflagsmall Luigi Chinetti 22px-Flag of the Dominican Republic Porfirio Rubirosa
22px-Flag of France Pierre Leygonie
Ferrari 166MM Ferrari 2.0L V12 44
50 S
2.0
64 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet 22px-Flag of France René Simone
22px-Flag of France Michel Arnaud
DB Citroën 1.9L I4 44
51 S
5.0
1 22px-Flag of France M.A.P. 22px-Flag of France Pierre Veyron
22px-Flag of France Francois Lacour
M.A.P. M.A.P. 5.0L Supercharged I4
(Diesel)
39
52 S
3.0
32 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 22px-Flag of France Maurice Trintignant
22px-Flag of France Robert Manzon
Simca-Gordini T15S Compresseur Gordini 1.5L Supercharged I4 34
53 S
1.1
63 22px-Flag of France Marcel Gendron 22px-Flag of France Marcel Gendron
22px-Flag of France Jean Vinatier
Renault 4CV Renault 0.8L I4 32
54 S
2.0
27 USAflagsmall Luigi Chinetti 22px-Flag of France Yvonne Simon
22px-Flag of France Michel Casse
Ferrari 166MM Coupe Ferrari 2.0L V12 25
55 S
750
60 22px-Flag of France Ecurie Verte 22px-Flag of France Emmanuel Baboin
22px-Flag of France Pierre Gay
Simca Six Simca 0.6L I4 20
56 S
1.5
34 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Gordini 22px-Flag of France Aldo Gordini
22px-Flag of France André Simon
Simca-Gordini T15S Gordini 1.5L I4 14
57 S
1.1
66 22px-Flag of France André Guillard 22px-Flag of France André Guillard
20px-Flag of Switzerland Roger Caron
Simca Huit Gordini 1.1L I4 13
58 S
3.0
20 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Eric Thompson
USAflagsmall John Gordon
Aston Martin DB2 Aston Martin 2.6L I6 8
59 S
750
59 22px-Flag of France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet 22px-Flag of France Georges Guyot
22px-Flag of France André Chaussat
DB Tank Panhard 0.6L Flat-2 6
60 S
5.0
9 22px-Flag of France Ecurie Lutetia 22px-Flag of France Gaston Serraud
22px-Flag of France André Guelfi
Delahaye 175S Delahaye 4.5L I6 0

StatisticsEdit

  • Fastest Lap - #5 Louis Rosier - 4:53.5
  • Distance - 3465.12 km
  • Average Speed - 144.380 km/h

Trophy WinnersEdit

  • 16th Rudge-Whitworth Biennial Cup - #52 Ets. Monopole
  • Index of Performance - #19 Aston Martin Ltd. and #52 Ets. Monopole (tie)
24 Hours of Le Mans seasons

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19501951195219531954195519561957195819591960196119621963196419651966196719681969
19701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989
19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
20102011201220132014


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