1933 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1933 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1933 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 11th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 17 and 18 June 1933.

The margin of victory for this race was estimated at being 9.5 seconds difference, or approximately 400 meters in terms of overall distance.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1933
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 3.0 11 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Soc. Anon. Alfa Romeo France Raymond Sommer
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Tazio Nuvolari
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300MM Alfa Romeo 2.3L Supercharged I8 233
2 3.0 8 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Soc. Anon. Alfa Romeo Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Luigi Chinetti
France Philippe de Gunsburg
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Alfa Romeo 2.3L Supercharged I8 233
3 3.0 12 United Kingdom Arthur W. Fox United Kingdom Brian E. Lewis
United Kingdom Tim Rose-Richards
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Alfa Romeo 2.3L Supercharged I8 225
4 1.1 30 United Kingdom Riley United Kingdom Alex van der Becke
United Kingdom Kenneth Peacock
Riley Nine Brooklands Riley 1.1L I4 191
5 1.5 25 United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. United Kingdom Pat Driscoll
United Kingdom Clifton Penn-Hughes
Aston Martin 1½ Le Mans Aston Martin 1.5L I4 188
6 750 41 United Kingdom John Ludovic Ford United Kingdom John Ludovic Ford
United Kingdom Maurice Baumer
MG J-type 4C Midget MG 0.7L Supercharged I4 176
7 1.5 24 United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. United Kingdom A.C. Bertelli
United Kingdom Sammy Davis
Aston Martin 1½ Le Mans Aston Martin 1.5L I4 174
8 2.0 21 France André Rousseau France André Rousseau
France Francois Paco
Alfa Romeo 6C 1750GS Coupe Alfa Romeo 1.7L Supercharged I6 167
9 1.1 35 France Tracta France Félix Quinault
France Pierre Padrault
Tracta Tracta 1.0L I4 161
10 1.1 28 France Just-Emile Vernet
France Fernand Vallon
France Just-Emile Vernet
France Fernand Vallon
Salmson GS Salmson 1.1L I4 159
11 1.1 32 France Alin Fréres France Adrien Alin
France Albert Alin
B.N.C. B.N.C. 1.1L I4 151
12 1.1 34 France Henri de Gavardie France Jean de Gavardie
France Henri de Gavardie
Amilcar C6 Amilcar 1.1L I4 148
13 1.1 37 United Kingdom Singer United Kingdom Frank Stanley Barnes
United Kingdom Alf Langley
Singer Nine Sports Singer 1.0L I4 140

Disqualified[edit]

Car was refuelled too soon.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
14 8.0 2 Flag of Romania.svg Prince Nicholas of Romania Flag of Romania.svg Prince Nicholas of Romania
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Joseph Cattaneo
Duesenberg Model SJ Duesenberg 6.9L
Supercharged I8
 ?

Not classified[edit]

Failed to cover sufficient distance

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
15 2.0 19 France Société des Autombiles Charley France Gaston Mottet
France André Marandet
S.A.R.A. SP7 Spéciale S.A.R.A. 1.8L I4  ?

Did not finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
16 3.0 15 United Kingdom Capt. G.E.T. Eyston Monaco Louis Chiron
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Franco Cortese
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300MM Alfa Romeo 2.3L Supercharged I8 177
17 750 38 United Kingdom Norman Black United Kingdom Norman Black
United Kingdom Ron Gibson
MG J-type 4 Midget MG 0.7L Supercharged I4 125
18 2.0 20 France Mme. Odette Siko France Odette Siko
France Louis Charaval
Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Alfa Romeo 1.9L Supercharged I6 120
19 5.0 3 France Guy Bouriat France Marie Desprez
France Pierre Brussienne
Bugatti Type 50S Bugatti 5.0L Supercharged I8 119
20 5.0 6 France Roger Labric France Roger Labric
France Guy Daniel
La Lorraine B3-6 La Lorraine 3.4L I6 105
21 1.5 26 United Kingdom Aston Martin Ltd. United Kingdom Mortimer Morris-Goodall
United Kingdom Elsie Wisdom
Aston Martin 1½ Le Mans Aston Martin 1.5L I4 84
22 750 42 United Kingdom H.Bridgman Metchim United Kingdom H. Bridgman Metchim
United Kingdom C.H. Masters
Austin 7 Austin Motor Company 0.7L I4 78
23 3.0 10 France Mme. Heldé France Guy Moll
France Guy Cloitre
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Alfa Romeo 2.3L Supercharged I8 77
24 1.5 23 Poland Count Stanislaus Czaykowski Poland Stanisław Czaykowski
France Jean Gaupillat
Bugatti Type 51A Bugatti 1.5L Supercharged I8 52
25 1.5 27 France Salmson France Charles Duruy
France Jean Danne
Rally NCP Rally 1.3L Supercharged I4 39
26 5.0 5 France Louis Gas
France Jean Trévoux
France Louis Gas
France Jean Trévoux
Bentley Blower C Bentley 4.4L Supercharged I6 25
27 1.1 31 France Jean Sébilleau France Jean Sébilleau
France Georges Delaroche
Riley Nine Brooklands Riley 1.1L I4 20
28 1.1 36 France Charles Auguste Martin France Charles Auguste Martin
France Auguste Bodoignet
Amilcar CG
"Spéciale Martin"
Amilcar 1.0L I4 13
29 1.1 33 France Lucien Buquet France Lucien Buquet
France Bernard Clouet
Amilcar C6 Amilcar 1.1L I4 13

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap – #11 Soc. Anon. Alfa Romeo – 5:31.4
  • Distance – 3144.038 km
  • Average Speed – 131.001 km/h

Trophy winners[edit]

  • 9th Biennial Cup – #11 Soc. Anon. Alfa Romeo
  • Index of Performance – #30 Riley