1930 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1930 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1930 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 8th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 21 and 22 June 1930. The pairing of Odette Siko and Marguerite Mareuse would go in history as the first women to compete and finish in the race.[1]

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1930
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 8.0 4 United Kingdom Bentley Motors Ltd. United Kingdom Woolf Barnato
United Kingdom Glen Kidston
Bentley Speed Six
"Old Number One"
Bentley 6.6L I6 179
2 8.0 2 United Kingdom Bentley Motors Ltd. United Kingdom Frank Clement
United Kingdom Richard Watney
Bentley Speed Six Bentley 6.6L I6 173
3 3.0 15 United Kingdom Arthur W. Fox
United Kingdom Charles Nicholl
United Kingdom Brian E. Lewis
United Kingdom Hugh Eaton
Talbot AO90 Talbot 2.3L I4 162
4 3.0 16 United Kingdom Arthur W. Fox
United Kingdom Charles Nicholl
United Kingdom Johnny Hindmarsh
United Kingdom Tim Rose-Richards
Talbot AO90 Talbot 2.3L I4 160
5 2.0 23 United Kingdom Lord Howe United Kingdom Lord Howe
United Kingdom Leslie Callingham
Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS Alfa Romeo 1.8L Supercharged I6 159
6 1.5 24 United Kingdom Lea-Francis United Kingdom Kenneth Peacock
United Kingdom Sammy Newsome
Lea-Francis Hyper S-Type Meadows 1.5L Supercharged I4 140
7 1.5 25 France Mme. Marguerite Mareuse France Marguerite Mareuse
France Odette Siko
Bugatti Type 40 Bugatti 1.5L I4 132
8 1.1 27 France Tracta France Jean-Albert Grégoire
France Fernand Vallon
Tracta A28 S.C.A.P. 1.0L I4 128
9 1.1 26 France Tracta France Roger Bourcier
France Louis Debeurgny
Tracta A28 S.C.A.P. 1.0L I4 123

Did not finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
10 5.0 8 United Kingdom Hon. Miss Dorothy Paget United Kingdom Dr. Dudley Benjafield
Italy Giulio Ramponi
Bentley Blower C Bentley 4.4L Supercharged I4 144
11 5.0 9 United Kingdom Hon. Miss Dorothy Paget United Kingdom Sir Henry Birkin
France Jean Chassagne
Bentley Blower C Bentley 4.4L Supercharged I4 138
12 8.0 1 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Germany Rudolf Caracciola
Germany Christian Werner
Mercedes-Benz SS Mercedes-Benz 7.1L Supercharged I6 85
13 1.1 28 United Kingdom Mrs. Huskinson & Fane United Kingdom R.C. Murton-Neale
United Kingdom Jack Hicks
MG M-type Midget MG 0.8L I4 82
14 8.0 6 France Parke France Georges Philippe
France Edmond Bourlier
Stutz DV32 Stutz 5.4L I8 42
15 8.0 5 France Éduoard Brisson France Éduoard Brisson
France Louis Rigal
Stutz DV32 Stutz 5.4L I8 34
16 1.1 29 United Kingdom Francis Samuelson United Kingdom F.H.B. Samuelson
United Kingdom Freddy Kindell
MG M-type Midget MG 0.8L I4 28
17 8.0 3 United Kingdom Bentley Motors Ltd. United Kingdom Sammy Davis
United Kingdom Clive Dunfee
Bentley Speed Six Bentley 6.6L I6 21
DNS 1.5  ? France Bollack, Netter et Cie (B.N.C.) Driver Unknown
Driver Unknown
B.N.C. B.N.C. 1.5L I4  –

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap – #9 Hon. Miss Dorothy Paget – 6:48
  • Distance – 2930.663 km
  • Average Speed – 122.111 km/h

Trophy winners[edit]

  • 6th Biennial Cup – #4 Bentley Motors Ltd.
  • Index of Performance – #15 Arthur W. Fox & Charles Nicholl

References[edit]

  1. ^ The greatest race – Telegraph