Peter Mitchell-Thomson, 2nd Baron Selsdon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lord Selsdon
Nationality United Kingdom British
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1939, 1949
Teams Private
Best finish 1st (1949)
Class wins 1 (1949)

Peter Mitchell-Thomson, 2nd Baron Selsdon (28 May 1913 – 7 February 1963) won the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Luigi Chinetti in a Ferrari 166MM.

He was the son of William Lowson Mitchell-Thomson, 1st Baron Selsdon (1877–1938), and the father of Malcolm McEacharn Mitchell-Thomson, 3rd Baron Selsdon (b. 1937)

References[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Mitchell-Thomson
Baron Selsdon
1938–1963
Succeeded by
Malcolm Mitchell-Thomson
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jean-Pierre Wimille
Pierre Veyron
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1949 with:
Luigi Chinetti
Succeeded by
Louis Rosier
Jean-Louis Rosier