XXV Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1957
Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 22-23, warm & sunny Track Length (m): 13 461
Attendance: Over 150 000 Pole Position: ---
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Mike Hawthorn, Ferrari, 3:58.7 = 203.015 km/h
Practiced:   Distance (km): 4397.108
Starters: 54 Average Speed (km/h): 183.217
Classified: 20    

 

Pos Clas-
sific..
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol.
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Km
Laps
Hour
Reason out /
Notes
1 1 3 Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Jaguar D-type
Ron Flockhart, GB
Ivor Bueb, GB
3781 6 S
5000
4397,108
327
 
2 2 15 Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Jaguar D-type
Ninian Sanderson, GB
John "Jock" Lawrence, GB
3442 6 S
5000
4289,536
319
 
3 3 17 Equipe Los Amigos, F
Jaguar D-type
Jean Lucas, F
"Mary" (Jean-Marie Brussin), F
3442 6 S
5000
4255,155
317
 
4 4 16 Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Jaguar D-type
Paul Frère, B
Freddy Rousselle, B
DNS André Pilette, B
DNS Gerard Laurent
3442 6 S
5000
4169,237
310
 
5 5 8 Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 315 S
Stuart Lewis-Evans, GB
Marino/Martino Severi, I
DNS Maurice Trintignant, F
DNS Olivier Gendebien, B
3783 V12 S
5000
4031,618
300
 
6 6 4 J.D. Hamilton, GB
Jaguar D-type
Duncan Hamilton, GB
Masten Gregory, USA
DNS Tony Gaze, AUS
3781 6 S
5000
4017,047
299
 
7 7 28 Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Ferrari 500 TR C
Lucien Bianchi, B/I
Georges Harris, B
1985 4 S
2000
3869,080
288
 
8 8 35 Ed Hugus, USA
Porsche 550A RS
Ed Hugus, USA
Baron Carel Godin de Beaufort, NL
DNS Bruce Kessler, USA
1498 F4 S
1500
3848,353
286
 
9 9 62 Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Eleven - Coventry Climax FPF
Herbert Mackay-Fraser, USA
Jay Chamberlain, USA
DNS Peter Ashdown, GB
DNS Alan Stacey, GB
1098 4 S
1100
3826,999
285
 
10 10 31 A.C. Cars Ltd (of Thames Ditton), GB
A.C. Ace - Bristol
Peter Bolton, GB
Ken Rudd, GB
DNS Bob Jennings, GB
1970 6 S
2000
3780,473
281
 
11 11 21 David Brown, GB
Aston Martin DB3S
Jean-Paul Colas, F
Jean Kerguen, F
2922 6 S
3000
3658,987
272
 
12 12 26 Georges Guyot, F
Maserati A6GCS
Georges Guyot, F
Michel Parsy, F
1985 4 S
2000
3494,588
260
 
13 13 42 Robert Walshaw, GB
(John Green, GB ?)
Lotus Eleven - Coventry Climax FPF
Robert 'Bob' Walshaw, GB
John Dalton, GB
1098 4 S
1100
3477,821
259
 
14 14 55 Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Eleven - Coventry Climax FWA
Cliff Allison, GB
Keith Hall, GB
745 4 S
750
3477,164?
259
 
15 15 40 Cooper Car Co, GB
Cooper T39- Coventry Climax FPF
Jack Brabham, AUS
Ian Raby, GB
1097 4 S
1100
3409,845
254
 
16 16 41 André Héchard / Lotus Engineering, F/GB
Lotus Eleven - Coventry Climax FPF
André Héchard, F
Roger Masson, F
DNS Graham Hill, GB
1098 4 S
1100
3395,987
253
 
17 17 49 Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
DB HBR - Panhard
Louis Cornet, F
Henri Perrier, F
745 F2 S
750
3211,927
239
 
18 18 52 Equipe Monopole Course, F
Monopole X89 - Panhard Coupé
Pierre Chancel, F
Jean/Pierre ? Hémard, F
DNS Gerard Laureau, F
DNS Paul Armagnac, F
745 F2 S
750
3192,634
238
 
19 19 46 Automobili OSCA, I
OSCA Sport 750
Jean Laroche, F
Rémy Radix, F
749 4 S
750
3138,534
234
 
20 20 53 Equipe Monopole Course, F
Monopole X88 - Panhard Coupé
Pierre Chancel, F
Pierre Flauhault, F
745 F2 S
750

230
Not running at finish? Engine
21 21 58 Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini 750 Sport (Bialbero ?)
Francois/Fernand Sigrand, F
Michel/Robert ? Nicol, F
741 4 S
750
2879,739
214
 
                   
22 DNF 34 (Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 550A RS
Claude Storez, F
Ed W. Crawford, USA
1498 F4 S
1500
24h
275
Out of fuel
23 DNF 24 Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd, GB
Frazer Nash Sebring - Bristol
Richard "Dickie" Stoop, GB
Peter Jopp, GB
1971 6 S
2000
24h
240
Oil leak
24 DNF 27 Fernand Tavano, F
Ferrari 500 TRC
Fernand Tavano, F
Jacques Péron, F
1985 4 S
2000
23h
235
Engine
25 DNF 10 North American Racing Team, USA
(George Arents, USA ?)
Ferrari 290 MM-C
George Arents, USA
Jan de Vroom, B
DNS Richie Ginther,USA
3490 V12 S
5000
16h
183
Brakes
26 DNF 45 Wolfgang Seidel, D
DKW Monza Coupé
Wolfgang Seidel, D
Heinz Meier, D
994 3
2/str.
S
1100
21h
151
Engine
27 DNF 20 David Brown
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Tony Brooks, GB
Noel Cunningham-Reid, GB
DNS Peter Whitehead, GB
DNS Graham Whitehead, GB
2922 6 S
3000
12h
140
Accident
28 DNF 25 Lèon Coulibeuf, F
Maserati 200 SI
Lèon Coulibeuf, F
José Behra, F
DNS Bernard Aumaitre, F
1998 4 S
2000
15h
136
Fuel leak
29 DNF 56 Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini Bialbero
René-Philippe Faure, F
Gilbert Foury, F
74 4 S
750
14h
131
Engine
30 DNF 29 Equipe Los Amigos, F
Ferrari 500 TRC
Francois Picard, F
Richie Ginther, USA
1985 4 S
2000
14h
129
Water pump
31 DNF 32 (Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG, D
Porsche 718 RSK
Umberto Maglioli, I
Edgar Barth, D
1498 F4 S
1500
12h
129
Accident
32 DNF 54 Equipe Monopole Course, F
Monopole X88 - Panhard Spyder
René Cotton, F
Jacques Blanchet, F
745 F2 S
750
14h
127
Gearbox
33 DNF 50 Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
DB HBR - Panhard
Jean-Claude Vidilles, F
Jo Schlesser, F
DNS Louis Cornet, F
747 F2 S
750
14h
126
Accident
34 DNF 51 Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet, F
DB HBR - Panhard
Paul Armagnac, F
Gérard Laureau, F
747 F2 S
750
15h
120
Accident
35 DNF 19 David Brown
Aston Martin DBR1/300
Roy Salvadori, GB
Les Leston, GB
2922 6 S
3000
10h
112
Oil pipe
36 DNF 9 Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 TR/58
Olivier Gendebien, F
Maurice Trintignant, F
3117 V12 S
3000
10h
109
Engine
(Piston)
37 DNF 33 (Dr Ing hcF) Porsche KG
Porsche 550A RS
Hans Herrmann, D
Richard von Frankenberg, D
1498 F4 S
1500
8h
87
Ignition
38 DNF 5 David Brown, GB
Aston Martin DBR 2/370
Graham Whitehead, GB
Peter Whitehead, GB
DNS Tony Brooks, GB
DNS Noel Cunningham-Reid, GB
3670 6 S
3000
8h
81
Gearbox
39 DNF 11 Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Ferrari 290 MM-C
Jacques Swaters, B
Alain de Changy, B
DNS Roger Laurent, B
3490 V12 S
5000
10h
73 (112 ?)
Engine
40 DNF 12 Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 300 S
Giorgio Scarlatti, I
Joakim Bonnier, S
DNS Horace Gould, GB
2999 6 S
3000
7h
73
Clutch
41 DNQ
DNF
60 Equipe Nationale Belge, B
Porsche 550A RS
Claude Dubois, B
George Hacquin, B
1498 F4 S
1500
8h
70
DQ: Illegal refuel
42 DNF 57 Bernard Deviterne, F
DB HBR5 - Panhard
Bernard Deviterne, F
Marcel Laillier, F
747 F2 S
750
9h
68
Engine
43 DNF 44 Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini Prototipo (Bialbero ?)
Francesco Siracusa, I
Count Roberto Lippi, I
1089 4 S
1100
8h
67
Ignition
44 DNF 7 Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 335 S
Mike Hawthorn, GB
Luigi Musso, I
4023 V12 S
5000
5h
56
Engine
45 DNF 39 Arnott Cars Ltd, GB
Arnott Sports - Coventry Climax FPF
Jim Russell, GB
Dennis Taylor, GB
DNS Peter D. Gammon, GB
1098 4 S
1100
6h
46
Ignition
46 DNF 18 Equipe Gordini, F
Gordini T24 S
André de Guelfi, F
Jean Guichet, F
DNS Hermano da Silva Ramos, F/BR
2981 8 S
3000
4h
38
Engine
47 DNF 1 Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 450 S Zagato Coupé
Stirling Moss, GB
Harry Schell, F/USA (DND)
DNS Juan-Manuel Fangio, RA
DNS Jean Behra, F
4487 V8 S
5000
5h
32
Transmission, axle
48 DNF 2 Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 450 S Spyder
Jean Behra, F
André Simon, F
DNS Juan-Manuel Fangio, RA
DNS Carlos Menditéguy, RA
DNS Harry Schell, F/USA
4487 V8 S
5000
3h
28
Accident -
Split fuel-tank
49 DNF 36 Maurice Slotine, F
Porsche 356A
Maurice Slotine, F
Roland Bourel, F (DND)
1498 F4 S
1500
4h
26
Engine
(Piston)
50 DNF 61 Gottfried Köchert, A
Ferrari 500 TRC
Gottfried Köchert, A
Erwin Bauer, D
DNS Prince Paul Metternich, D
1985 4 S
2000
3h
18
Out of fuel
51 DNF 47 Automobiles VP, F
VP 166R - Renault Dynamique
Jean Marie Dumazer, F
Bernard Consten, F (DND)
DNS Robert Dutoit, F
747 4 S
750
3h
15
Head gasket
52 DNF 30 Equipe Gordini, F
Gordini T15 S
"Charles Rinen"(Henri de Clarence), F
Robert La Caze/Lacaze, MOR (DND)
1988 6 S
2000
2h
3
Engine
53 DNF 6 Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 335 MM
Peter Collins, GB
Phil Hill, USA (DND)
DNS Stuart Lewis-Evans, GB
DNS Mike Hawthorn, GB
4023 V12 S
5000
2h
2
Engine
54 DNF 23 Automobiles Talbot / Ecurie Dubonnet, F
Talbot Lago Sport 2500 - Maserati
Franco Bordoni, I (DND)
Bruce Halford, GB
DNS André Loens, F/GB
DNS Georges Burgraff, F
DNS Jean Blanc,
2499 6 S
3000
1h
0
Gearbox
                   
55 DNS 22 Ecurie Dubonnet, F
Talbot Lago Sport 2500 - Maserati
Franco Bordoni, I
Georges Burggraff, F
Bruce Halford, GB
André Loens, F/GB
Jean Blanc,
2499 6 S
3000
   
56 DNS 37 Lotus Engineering, GB
Lotus Eleven - Coventry Climax FWB
Herbert Mackay-Fraser, USA
Jay Chamberlain, USA
Colin Chapman, GB
Peter Ashdown, GB
1475 4 S
1500
  Valves
57 DNS 8 Scuderia Ferrari, I
Ferrari 250 TR
Stuart Lewis-Evans, GB
Martino Severi, I
2953 V12 S
5000
  Piston
                   
58 DNS T A.C. Cars Ltd (of Thames Ditton), GB
A.C. Ace - Bristol
Peter Bolton, GB
Ken Rudd, GB
Bob Jennings, GB
1970 6 S
2000
  T-car
                   
59 DNA 14 Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati 300 S
-
-
2991 6 S
3000
   
60 DNA 38 Alfranco Pagani, I
Alfa Romeo
Alfranco Pagani, I
Mario Poltronieri, I
  4 S
1500
   
61 DNA 43 Automobili OSCA, I
OSCA MT4 1100 S
Guilio Cabianca, I
Colin Davis, GB
1098 4 S
1100
   
62 DNA 48 "Franc", I
Renault Special
"Franc" (Jacques Dewes), F
Robert Scholmann, F
747 4 S
750
   
63 DNA   Luigi Chinetti Sr, USA
Ford Thunderbird
-
-
  V8 S
8000
   
64 DNA   Luigi Chinetti Sr, USA
Ford Thunderbird
-
-
  V8 S
8000
   
65 DNA   Briggs Cunningham, USA
Cunningham C6-R - Jaguar
-
-
    S
5000
   
66 DNA   S:t Giles
Chevrolet Corvette
-
-
  V8 S
5000
   
67 DNA   S:t Giles
Chevrolet Corvette
    V8 S
5000
   
68 DNA   Norport
Chevrolet Corvette
-
-
  V8 S
5000
   
69 DNA   Phoenix
Phoenix (EGY) - Turner
-
-
    S
750
  Not accepted
70 DNA   Automobili Stanguellini, I
Stanguellini Bialbero
-
-
1089 4 S
1100
  Not accepted
71 DNA   Equipe Monopole Course, F
Monopole - Panhard
-
-
  F2 S
750
  Not accepted
71 DNA  
D.B. HBR - Panhard
-
-
  F2 S
750
  Not accepted
72 DNA  
D.B. HBR - Panhard
-
-
  F2 S
750
  Not accepted
73 DNA  
Jaguar D-type
-
-
  6 S
5000
  Not accepted
74 DNA  
Jaguar D-type
-
-
  6 S
5000
  Not accepted
75 DNA  
Peugeot
-
-
  4     Not accepted
76 DNA  
BMW 507
-
-
3168 V8 S
5000
  Not accepted
77 DNA  
Porsche
-
-
  F4 S
1500
  Not accepted
78 DNA  
Porsche
-
-
  F4 S
1500
  Not accepted
78 DNA  
Porsche
-
-
  F4 S
1500
  Not accepted
79 DNA  
Gordini T24 S
-
-
2981 8 S
3000
  Not accepted
                   
80 DNA   Automobiles Talbot, F
Talbot -BMW V8
  3168 V8     Not entered?
81 DNA   Officine Alfieri Maserati, I
Maserati
Juan Manuel Fangio, RA
Carlos Menditeguy, RA
  V8     Not entered?
82 DNA   Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd, GB
Frazer Nash Prototype - BMW
  3168 V8     Not entered?

 

Class Winners:

Index of Performance Cliff Allison / Keith Hall Lotus XI - Climax
23rd Biennial Cup No finishers  
3001 - 5000cc Ron Flockhart / Ivor Bueb Jaguar D-type
2001 - 3000cc Jean-Paul Colas / Jean Kerguen Aston Martin DB 3 S
1501 - 2000cc Lucien Bianchi / Georges Harris Ferrari 500 TRC
1101 - 1500cc Ed Hugus / Baron Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 550 RS
751 - 1100cc Herbert Mackay-Fraser / Jay Chamberlain Lotus XI - Climax
501 - 750cc Cliff Allison / Keith Hall Lotus XI - Climax

 

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