1938 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1938 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1938 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 15th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 17 and 18 June 1938.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1938
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 5.0 15 France Eugène Chaboud / Jean Trémoulet France Eugène Chaboud
France Jean Trémoulet
Delahaye 135CS Delahaye 3.6L I6 235
2 5.0 14 France Gaston Serraud France Gaston Serraud
France Yves Giraud-Cabantous
Delahaye 135CS Delahaye 3.6L I6 233
3 5.0 5 France Jean Prenant France Jean Prenant
France André Morel
Talbot T150SS Coupe Talbot 4.0L I6 219
4 5.0 10 France Louis Villeneuve France Louis Villeneuve
France René Biolay
Delahaye 135CS Delahaye 3.6L I6 218
5 2.0 24 France Emile Darl'Mat France Charles de Cortanze
France Marcel Contet
Darl'Mat DS Peugeot 2.0L I4 214
6 2.0 28 Germany Adler Germany Peter Graff Orssich
Germany Rudolf Sauerwein
Adler Super Trumpf Rennlimousine Adler 1.7L I4 211
7 1.5 33 Germany Adler Germany Otto Löhr
Germany Paul von Guillaume
Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine Adler 1.5L I4 204
8 1.1 46 France Jacques Savoye France Jacques Savoye
France Pierre Savoye
Singer Nine Le Mans Replica
"Savoye Special"
Singer 1.0L I4 174
9 1.1 42 France Just-Emile Vernet France Albert Debille
France Guy Lapchin
Simca Huit Fiat 1.1L I4 172
10 1.5 31 United Kingdom Ecurie Lapin Blanc United Kingdom Peter Clark
United Kingdom Marcus Chambers
HRG Le Mans Singer 1.5L I4 170
11 1.1 48 France Victor Camerano France Victor Camerano
France R. Robert
Simca Huit Fiat 1.1L I4 166
12 1.1 49 France Claude Bonneau France Claude Bonneau
France Anne-Cecile Rose-Itier
MG PA Midget Special MG 1.0L I4 165
13 1.1 40 United Kingdom Miss P.M. Fawcett United Kingdom Marjorie Fawcett
United Kingdom Geoffrey White
Morgan 4/4 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 163
14 750 51 France Amédée Gordini France Maurice Aimé
France Charles Plantivoux
Simca Cinq Fiat 0.6L I4 151
15 750 52 France Amédée Gordini France Albert Leduc
France Athos Querzola
Simca Cinq Fiat 0.6L I4 140

Did Not Finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
16 5.0 19 France Raymond Sommer France Raymond Sommer
Italy Clemente Biondetti
Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Alfa Romeo 2.9L Supercharged I8 219
17 5.0 8 France Norbert Jean Mahé United Kingdom Donald Mathieson
United Kingdom Freddy Clifford
Talbot T150C Talbot 4.0L I6 159
18 5.0 7 France Jean Trévoux France Jean Trévoux
France Pierre Levegh
Talbot T150C Talbot 4.0L i6 159
19 2.0 27 United Kingdom Robert P Hichens United Kingdom Robert P Hichens
United Kingdom Mortimer Morris-Goodall
Aston Martin Speed Model Aston Martin 2.0L I4 150
20 1.1 37 France Amédée Gordini France Amédée Gordini
France José Scaron
Simca Huit Fiat 1.1L I4 140
21 1.5 36 France Pierre Ferry France Pierre Ferry
France Francis Noireaux
Riley Sprite TT Riley 1.5L I4 127
22 1.1 43 France Amédée Gordini France Robert Lévy
France Adrien Alin
Simca Fiat 1.0L I4 124
23 1.1 38 France Amédée Gordini France Jean Viale
France Jean Breillet
Simca Huit Fiat 1.1L I4 111
24 3.0 23 France Mme Fernande Roux / Mme Germaine Rouault France Fernande Roux
France Germaine Rouault
Amilcar G36
"Pegase Special"
Amilcar 2.5L I4 101
25 5.0 4 Italy Luigi Chinetti France René Carrière
France René Le Bègue
Talbot T150C Talbot 4.0L I6 101
26 5.0 12 France Georges Monneret France Georges Monneret
France Roger Loyer
Delahaye 135CS Delahaye 3.6L I6 88
27 5.0 6 Italy Luigi Chinetti France Louis Rosier
France Robert Huguet
Talbot T150SS Coupe Talbot 4.0L i6 81
28 1.1 47 United Kingdom Team Autosports United Kingdom John Donald Barnes
United Kingdom Tommy Wisdom
Singer Nine Le Mans Replica Singer 1.0L I4 74
29 1.1 45 France Just-Emile Vernet France Gaston Tramar
France Paul Samuel
Simca 1000 Fiat 1.0L I4 69
30 5.0 3 Italy Luigi Chinetti France Philippe Etancelin
Italy Luigi Chinetti
Talbot T26 Talbot 4.5L I6 66
31 3.0 22 France Société R.V. France Louis Gérard
France Jacques de Velance de Minardiere
Delage D6-70 Delage 3.0L I6 58
32 1.1 41 France Just-Emile Vernet France Just-Emile Vernet
France Suzanne Largeot
Simca Huit Fiat 1.1L I4 55
33 5.0 21 France Marcel Horvilleur France Marcel Horvilleur
France Yves Matra
Alfa Romeo 2300 Monza Alfa Romeo 2.9L Supercharged I6 53
34 5.0 11 France Joseph Paul France Marcel Mongin
France Robert Mazaud
Delahaye 135CS Delahaye 3.6L I6 50
35 1.1 50 United Kingdom Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner United Kingdom Elsie Wisdom
United Kingdom Arthur Dobson
MG PB Midget MG 0.9L I4 48
36 1.1 39 France Just-Emile Vernet France Angelo Molinari
France Georges Sarret
Fiat 508S Balilla Fiat 1.0L I4 40
37 1.5 29 France Raoul Forestier France Raoul Forestier
Switzerland Roger Charon
Riley Sprite TT Riley 1.5L I4 30
38 5.0 1 France Ecurie Bleue France René Dreyfus
Monaco Louis Chiron
Delahaye 145 Delahaye 4.5L V12 21
39 2.0 25 France Emile Darl'Mat France Jean Pujol
France Louis Rigal
Darl'Mat DS Peugeot 2.0L I4 18
40 5.0 2 France Ecurie Bleue Italy Gianfranco Comotti
France Albert Divo
Delahaye 145 Delahaye 4.5L V12 7
41 2.0 26 France Emile Darl'Mat France Maurice Serre
France Daniel Porthault
Darl'Mat DS Peugeot 2.0L I4 6
42 1.5 35 United Kingdom Charles Morrison United Kingdom Charles Morrison
United Kingdom Neil Watson
Atalanta Atalanta 1.5L I4 4

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap – #19 Raymond Sommer – 5:13.8
  • Distance – 3180.94 km
  • Average Speed – 132.539 km/h

Trophy Winners[edit]

  • 13th Rudge-Whitworth Biennial Cup – #28 Adler
  • Index of Performance – #51 Amédée Gordini