1956 Six Hour Le Mans

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The 1956 Six Hour Le Mans was an endurance motor race for Closed Production Cars and Sports Cars.[1] The event was held at the Caversham Airfield in Western Australia on 26 May 1956, utilizing the "Triangle" circuit.[1] It was the second Six Hour Le Mans race to be held in Western Australia.[2]

Results[edit]

Position [1] Drivers [1] No. [1] Car [1] Entrant [1] Category [1] Class [1] Class Pos. [1] Laps [1]
1 Sydney Anderson, Sid Taylor 15 Austin-Healey 100   Sports Cars Over 1500cc 1 166
2 Aub Melrose   Austin-Healey 100         154
3 S Deane, G Bridges   Austin-Healey 100         152
4 T Carboni, V Carboni 21 Holden   Closed Production Cars 1501 to 2500cc 1 147
 ? A Badger             145
 ? G Alexander, B Wray             145
7 N Aldous, F Coxon 38 MG TC Midget   Sports Cars Up to 1500cc 1 139
 ? C Dwyer, J Walker 4 Renault Dauphine Diesel Motors Renault Team Closed Production Cars 751 to 1100cc 1 136
 ? A Mackintosh, W Solloway 19 Chevrolet   Closed Production Cars Over 2500cc 1 136
 ? E Allwood, G Magill 33 Ford Anglia   Closed Production Cars 1101 to 1500cc   134
 ? J Nelson, J Harwood 2 Renault 750 Diesel Motors Renault Team Closed Production Cars Up to 750cc 1 126

The above results are incomplete.

The Teams Prize was awarded to the Diesel Motors Renault Team which was composed of the No 2 Renault 750 and the No 4 Renault Dauphine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Western Australian Motor Race Results 1956 Retrieved on 14 October 2011
  2. ^ Terry Walker, Six Hour Le Mans, Around The Houses - The History of Motor Racing In Western Australia, 1980, page 56