7èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1929

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe

 

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

 

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