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1959 24 Heures du Mans


Le Mans
323 laps
Average speed of winner: 181.163 kph
Fastest lap: Jean Behra 4:00.9
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FinishClassClass RankDriversCar #TeamChassisEngineOwnerLaps
1S 3.01Carroll Shelby5David Brown Racing Dept.Aston Martin DBR1/300Aston Martin 3.0L I6David Brown323
Roy Salvadori
2S 3.02Maurice Trintignant6David Brown Racing Dept.Aston Martin DBR1/300Aston Martin 3.0L I6David Brown322
Paul Frère
3GT 3.01Jean Blaton11Equipe Nationale BelgeFerrari 250 GT LWB CoupeFerrari 3.0L V12Belge297
Leon Dernier
4GT 3.02André Pilette18North American Racing TeamFerrari 250 GT BerlinettaFerrari 3.0L V12NART296
George Arents
5GT 3.03Fernand Tavano16Fernand TavanoFerrari 250 GT CaliforniaFerrari 3.0L V12NART294
Bob Grossman
6GT 3.04Lino Fayen20Lino FayenFerrari 250 GT BerlinettaFerrari 3.0L V12Fayen293
Gino Munaron
7GT 2.01Ted Whiteaway29Rudd Racing Ltd.AC AceBristol 2.0L I6Rudd Ltd.273
John Turner
8GT 1.51Peter Lumsden41William S. FrostLotus Elite Mk 14Coventry Climax 1.2L I4William Frost270
Peter Riley
9GT 7501René Cotton46Automobiles Deutsch et BonnetDB HBR4Panhard 0.7L Flat-2DB258
Louis Cornet
10GT 1.52John Whitmore42Border ReiversLotus Elite Mk 14Coventry Climax 1.2L I4Reivers257
Jim Clark
11GT 7502Bernard Consten45Automobiles Deutsch et BonnetDB HBR4Panhard 0.7L Flat-2DB247
Paul Armagnac
12GT 7503Sture Nottorp44Sture NottorpSaab 93 SportSaab 0.7L I3 (2-Stroke)Nottorp232
Gunnar Bengtsson
13S 7501Roger Delageneste55Automobili StanguelliniStanguellini 750 Sport BAFiat 0.7L I4Stanguellini220
Paul Guiraud
14S 3.03Phil Hill14Scuderia FerrariFerrari 250 TR59Ferrari 3.0L V12Ferrari263
Olivier Gendebien
15GT 2.02Peter Jopp25Standard-TriumphTriumph TR3STriumph 2.0L I4Standard-Triumph245
Richard Stoop
16S 1.51Ed Hugus37Ed HugusPorsche 718 RSKPorsche 1.6L Flat-4Hugus240
Ray Erickson
17S 1.52Jean Kerguen35Jean KerguenPorsche 550 RSPorsche 1.5L Flat-4Kerguen229
Robert La Caze
18S 1.53Carel Godin de Beaufort36Baron Carel Godin de BeaufortPorsche 718 RSKPorsche 1.6L Flat-4de Beaufort186
Christian Heins
19GT 2.03Ted Lund33F.W.R. LundMG MGA Twin CamMG 1.6L I4Ted Lund185
Colin Escott
20S 2.01Jo Bonnier31Porsche KGPorsche 718 RSKPorsche 1.6L Flat-4Porsche182
Wolfgang von Trips
21S 1.11Roger Masson49Roger MassonDB HBR5Panhard 0.9L Flat-2Masson179
Jean Vinatier
22GT 7504René Bartholoni48Automobiles Deutsch et BonnetDB HBR5Panhard 0.7L Flat-2DB169
François Jaeger
23S 1.54Edgar Barth34Porsche KGPorsche 718 RSKPorsche 1.5L Flat-4Porsche168
Wolfgang Seidel
24S 7502Alan Stacey53Team Lotus EngineeringLotus 17Coventry Climax 0.7L I4Lotus156
Keith Greene
25S 3.04Ron Flockhart8Ecurie EcosseTojeiroJaguar 3.0L I6Ecosse137
John Lawrence
26S 3.05Dan Gurney12Scuderia FerrariFerrari 250 TR59Ferrari 3.0L V12Ferrari129
Jean Behra
27S 3.06Ivor Bueb1Brian ListerLister LMJaguar 3.0L I6Brian Lister121
Bruce Halford
28S 3.07Graham Hill30Team Lotus EngineeringLotus 15Coventry Climax 2.0L I4Lotus119
Derek Jolly
29GT 2.04Ninian Sanderson27Standard-TriumphTriumph TR3STriumph 2.0L I4Standard-Triumph114
Claude Dubois
30S 3.08Edwin Martin19Edwin D. MartinFerrari 250 TR58Ferrari 3.0L V12Edwin Martin108
William Kimberley
31GT 1.53Jean-Claude Vidilles38Equipe Los AmigosLotus Elite Mk 14Coventry Climax 1.2L I4Amigos105
Jean-François Malle
32S 7503Jean Laroche52OSCA AutomobiliOSCA Sport 750OSCA 0.7L I4OSCA88
André Testut
33S 2.02Jim Russell24Cooper Car CompanyCooper T49 Monaco Mk 1Coventry Climax 2.0L I4Cooper79
Bruce McLaren
34S 2.03Hans Herrmann32Porsche KGPorsche 718 RSKPorsche 1.6L Flat-4Porsche78
Umberto Maglioli
35S 3.09Stirling Moss4David Brown Racing Dept.Aston Martin DBR1/300Aston Martin 3.0L I6David Brown70
Jack Fairman
36S 3.010Innes Ireland3Ecurie EcosseJaguar D-Type ModifiedJaguar 3.0L I6Ecosse70
Masten Gregory
37S 2.04Giulio Cabianca23Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 196SFerrari 1.9L V6Ferrari63
Giorgio Scarlatti
38GT 7505Alejandro de Tomaso50Alejandro de TomasoDB HBR5Panhard 0.7L Flat-2DB63
Colin Davis
39S 7504René Philippe Faure62Société E.F.A.C.Stanguellini Efac SPFiat 0.7L I4EFAC58
Georges Guyot
40GT 1.11Jacques Faucher59Jacques FaucherDB HBR4Panhard 0.9L Flat-2Faucher53
Gérard Laffargue
41S 3.011Graham Whitehead7A.G. WhiteheadAston Martin DBR1/300Aston Martin 3.0L I6A.G. Whitehead52
Brian Naylor
42S 3.012Walt Hansgen2Brian ListerLister LMJaguar 3.0L I6Brian Lister52
Peter Blond
43S 3.013Lucien Bianchi10Equipe Nationale BelgeFerrari 250 TR58Ferrari 3.0L V12Belge47
Alain de Changy
44S 3.014Cliff Allison15Scuderia FerrariFerrari 250 TR59Ferrari 3.0L V12Ferrari41
Hermano da Silva Ramos
45S 7505René-Louis Revillon56Automobili StanguelliniStanguellini 750 Sport BialberoFiat 0.7L I4Stanguellini37
Joseph Dieu
46GT 2.05Peter Bolton26Standard-TriumphTriumph TR3STriumph 2.0L I4Standard-Triumph35
Michael Rotschild
47GT 7506Sydney Hurrell43S.A. Hurrell/R.M. NorthSaab 93 SportSaab 0.7L I3 (2-Stroke)Hurrell-North35
Roy North
48S 7506Pedro Rodríguez51OSCA AutomobiliOSCA Sport 750TNOSCA 0.7L I4OSCA32
Ricardo Rodríguez
49GT 2.06John Dashwood60John DashwoodFrazer-Nash Le MansBristol 2.0L I6Dashwood30
William Wilks
50S 7507Mike Taylor54Team Lotus EngineeringLotus 17Coventry Climax 0.7L I4Lotus23
Jonathan Sieff
51S 3.015Gilbert Geitner17North American Racing TeamFerrari 250 TR58Ferrari 3.0L V12NART21
Rod Carveth
52GT 3.05Hubert Patthey21Écurie Trois ChevronsAston Martin DB4 GTAston Martin 3.0L I6Chevrons21
Renaud Calderari
53GT 7507Pierre Chancel47Automobiles Deutsch et BonnetDB HBR4Panhard 0.7L Flat-2DB9
Gérard Laureau