1957 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1957 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1957 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 25th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 22 and 23 June 1957. It was also the fifth round of the World Sportscar Championship.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1957
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 S
5000
3 United Kingdom Ecurie Ecosse United Kingdom Ron Flockhart
United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.8L I6 327
2 S
5000
15 United Kingdom Ecurie Ecosse United Kingdom Ninian Sanderson
United Kingdom John Lawrence
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.4L I6 319
3 S
5000
17 France Equipe Los Amigos France Jean Lucas
France Jean-Marie Brousselet
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.4L I6 317
4 S
5000
16 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Paul Frére
Belgium Freddy Rousselle
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.4L I6 310
5 S
5000
8 Italy Scuderia Ferrari United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans
Italy Martino Severi
Ferrari 315 S Ferrari 3.8L V12 300
6 S
5000
4 United Kingdom J.D. Hamilton United Kingdom Duncan Hamilton
United States Masten Gregory
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.8L I6 299
7 S
2000
28 Belgium Ecurie Francorchamps Belgium Lucien Bianchi
Belgium Georges Harris
Ferrari 500 TRC Ferrari 2.0L I4 288
8 S
1500
35 United States Ed Hugus United States Ed Hugus
Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort
Porsche 550A RS Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 286
9 S
1100
62 United Kingdom Lotus Engineering United States Herbert MacKay-Fraser
United States Jay Chamberlain
Lotus 11 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 285
10 S
2000
31 United Kingdom AC Cars Ltd. United Kingdom Peter Bolton
United Kingdom Ken Rudd
AC Ace Bristol 2.0L I6 281
11 S
3000
21 United Kingdom David Brown France Jean-Paul Colas
France Jean Kerguen
Aston Martin DB3S Aston Martin 3.0L I6 272
12 S
2000
26 France Georges Guyet France Georges Guyet
France Michel Parsy
Maserati A6G CS Maserati 2.0L I4 260
13 S
1100
42 United Kingdom Robert Walshaw United Kingdom Robert Walshaw
United Kingdom John Dalton
Lotus 11 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 259
14 S
750
55 United Kingdom Lotus Engineering United Kingdom Cliff Allison
United Kingdom Keith Hall
Lotus 11 Coventry Climax 0.7L I4 259
15 S
1100
40 United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Australia Jack Brabham
United Kingdom Ian Raby
Cooper T39 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 254
16 S
1100
41 France André Héchard
United Kingdom Lotus Engineering
France André Héchard
France Roger Masson
Lotus 11 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 253
17 S
750
49 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Louis Cornet
France Henri Perrier
DB HBR Panhard 0.7L FLat-2 239
18 S
750
52 France Equipe Monopole Course France Pierre Chancel
France Jean-Pierre Hémard
Monopole X89 Coupe Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 238
19 S
750
46 Italy Automobili O.S.C.A. France Jean Laroche
France Rémy Radix
O.S.C.A. 750 Sport O.S.C.A. 0.7L I4 234
20 S
750
53 France Equipe Monopole Course France Pierre Chancel
France Pierre Flauhault
Monopole X88 Coupe Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 230
21 S
750
58 Italy Automobili Stanguellini France Fernand Sigrand
France Michel Robert Nicol
Stanguellini 750 Sport Stanguellini 0.7L I4 214

Did Not Finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
22 S
1500
34 Germany Porsche KG France Claude Storez
United States Ed W. Crawford
Porsche 550A RS Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 275
23 S
2000
24 United Kingdom Automobiles Frazer Nash Ltd. United Kingdom Richard Stoop
United Kingdom Peter Jopp
Frazer Nash Sebring Bristol 2.0L I6 240
24 S
2000
27 France Fernand Tavano France Fernand Tavano
France Jacques Péron
Ferrari 500 TRC Ferrari 2.0L I4 235
25 S
5000
10 United States North American Racing Team (NART) United States George Arents
Belgium Jan de Vroom
Ferrari 290MM-C Ferrari 3.5L V12 183
26 S
1100
45 Germany Wolfgang Seidel Germany Wolfgang Seidel
Germany Heinz Meier
DKW Monza Coupe DKW 1.0L I3 (2-Stroke) 151
27 S
3000
20 United Kingdom David Brown United Kingdom Tony Brooks
United Kingdom Noel Cunningham-Reid
Aston Martin DBR1/300 Aston Martin 2.9L I6 140
28 S
2000
25 France Lèon Coulibeuf France Lèon Coulibeuf
France José Behra
Maserati 200SI Maserati 2.0L I4 136
29 S
750
56 Italy Automobili Stanguellini France René-Philippe Faure
France Gilbert Foury
Stanguellini Bialbero Stanguellini 0.7L I4 131
30 S
2000
29 France Equipe Los Amigos France Francois Picard
United States Richie Ginther
Ferrari 500 TRC Ferrari 2.0L I4 129
31 S
1500
32 Germany Porsche KG Italy Umberto Maglioli
Germany Edgar Barth
Porsche 718 RSK Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 129
32 S
750
54 France Equipe Monopole Course France René Cotton
France Jacques Blanchet
Monopole X88 Spyder Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 127
33 S
750
50 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Jean-Claude Vidilles
France Jo Schlesser
DB HBR Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 126
34 S
750
51 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Paul Armagnac
France Gérard Laureau
DB HBR Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 120
35 S
3000
19 United Kingdom David Brown United Kingdom Roy Salvadori
United Kingdom Les Leston
Aston Martin DBR1/300 Aston Martin 2.9L I6 112
36 S
5000
9 Italy Scuderia Ferrari Belgium Olivier Gendebien
France Maurice Trintignant
Ferrari 250 TR58 Ferrari 3.1L V12 109
37 S
1500
33 Germany Porsche KG Germany Hans Herrmann
Germany Richard von Frankenberg
Porsche 550A RS Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 87
38 S
5000
5 United Kingdom David Brown United Kingdom Graham Whitehead
United Kingdom Peter Whitehead
Aston Martin DBR2/370 Aston Martin 3.7L I6 81
39 S
5000
11 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Jacques Swaters
Belgium Alain de Changy
Ferrari 290MM-C Ferrari 3.5L V12 73
40 S
3000
12 Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati Italy Giorgio Scarlatti
Sweden Jo Bonnier
Maserati 300S Maserati 3.0L I6 73
41 S
1500
60 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Claude Dubois
Belgium George Hacquin
Porsche 550A RS Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 70
42 S
750
57 France Bernard Deviterne France Bernard Deviterne
France Marcel Lailler
DB HBR5 Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 68
43 S
1100
44 Italy Automobili Stanguellini Italy Francesco Siracusa
Italy Roberto Lippi
Stanguellini Prototipo Fiat 1.1L I4 67
44 S
5000
7 Italy Scuderia Ferrari United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Luigi Musso
Ferrari 335S Ferrari 4.0L V12 56
45 S
1100
39 United Kingdom Arnott Cars Ltd. United Kingdom Jim Russell
United Kingdom Dennis Taylor
Arnott Sport Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 46
46 S
3000
18 France Equipe Gordini France André Guelfi
France Jean Guichet
Gordini T24S Gordini 3.0L I8 38
47 S
5000
1 Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United States Harry Schell
Maserati 450S Zagato Coupe Maserati 4.5L V8 32
48 S
5000
2 Italy Officine Alfieri Maserati France Jean Behra
France André Simon
Maserati 450S Spyder Maserati 4.5L V8 28
49 S
1500
36 France Maurice Slotine France Maurice Slotine
France Roland Bourel
Porsche 356A Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 26
50 S
2000
61 Austria Gottfried Köchert Austria Gottfried Köchert
Germany Erwin Bauer
Ferrari 500 TRC Ferrari 2.0L I4 18
51 S
750
47 France Automobilies VP France Jean-Marie Dumazer
France Bernard Consten
VP 166R Renault 0.7L I4 15
52 S
2000
30 France Equipe Gordini France Charles de Clareur
France Robert La Caze
Gordini T15S Gordini 2.0L I6 3
53 S
5000
6 Italy Scuderia Ferrari United Kingdom Peter Collins
United States Phil Hill
Ferrari 335MM Ferrari 3.0L V12 2
54 S
3000
23 France Automobiles Talbot / Ecurie Dubonnet Italy Franco Bordoni
United Kingdom Bruce Halford
Talbot-Lago Sport 2500 Maserati 2.5L I6 0

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap - #7 Scuderia Ferrari - 3:58.7
  • Distance - 4397.108 km
  • Average Speed - 183.217 km/h

Trophy Winners[edit]

  • 23rd Biennial Cup - None awarded (no finishers)
  • Index of Performance - #55 Lotus Engineering