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1923 Le Mans 24 Hours

1923 Le Mans 24 Hours is 1st Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. René Léonard, André Lagache won this race. Christian d'Auvergne, Raoul Bachmann and Raymond de Tornaco, Paul Gros also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 128 laps (2,210 km).

Next race: 1924 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 27th May 1923

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the René Léonard
1st victory for the André Lagache
1st podium for the René Léonard
1st podium for the André Lagache
1st podium for the Christian d'Auvergne
1st podium for the Raoul Bachmann
1st podium for the Raymond de Tornaco
1st podium for the Paul Gros

1923 Le Mans 24 Hours

1923 Le Mans 24 Hours

Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport #9 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 3.0)

Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport #23 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 2.0)

Excelsior Albert 1er - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Excelsior Albert 1er #1 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 8.0)

La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6 #7 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 5.0)

Bugatti Brescia 16S - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Bugatti Brescia 16S #28 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.5)

Salmson AL - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Salmson AL #34 - 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.1)

1923 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 René Léonard, André Lagache Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #9 2209.536 kms 128 3.0 1
2 Christian d'Auvergne, Raoul Bachmann Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #10 2140.488 kms 124 3.0 2
3 Raymond de Tornaco, Paul Gros Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport, #23 2071.440 kms 120 2.0 1
4 John Duff, Frank Clement Bentley 3 Litre Sport, #8 1933.344 kms 112 Captain J. F. Duff 3.0 3
5 Philippe de Marne, Jean Martin Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport, #24 1933.344 kms 112 2.0 2
6 André Dills, Nicolas Caerels Excelsior Albert 1er, #1 1933.344 kms 112 Compagnie Nationale Excelsior 8.0 1
7 Fernand Bachmann, Robert Glaszmann Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #11 1898.820 kms 110 3.0 4
8 Gérard de Courcelles, André Rossignol La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #7 1864.296 kms 108 5.0 1
9 Flaud, Gonzaque Lécureul Excelsior Albert 1er, #2 1829.772 kms 106 Compagnie Nationale Excelsior 8.0 2
10 Max de Pourtales, Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld Bugatti Brescia 16S, #28 1795.248 kms 104 1.5 1
11 Migeot, Eugene Verpault Brasier TC4 (12 CV), #17 1708.938 kms 99 3.0 5
12 Lucien Desvaux, Georges Casse Salmson AL, #34 1691.676 kms 98 1.1 1
13 Belbeu, Paul Torchy Delage DE 11 HP, #16 1691.676 kms 98 3.0 6
14 Charles Montier, Albert Ouriou Montier Speciale, #19 1674.414 kms 97 3.0 7
15 Maurice Benoist, Luis Ramon Bueno Salmson AL, #33 1605.366 kms 93 1.1 2
16 M. Cappé, Jean Dourianou Georges Irat 4A/3, #21 1605.366 kms 93 2.0 3
17 Gaston Delalande, Jean de Marguenat Rolland-Pilain B22, #14 1588.104 kms 92 3.0 8
18 Maurice Boutmy, Jérôme Marcandanti Amilcar CV, #35 1536.318 kms 89 1.1 3
19 Robert Bloch, Stalter La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #5 1519.056 kms 88 5.0 2
20 Edouard Probst, Redon Berliet VH 12 HP, #12 1519.056 kms 88 3.0 9
21 Louis Sire, Georges Guignard Rolland-Pilain R, #15 1450.008 kms 84 3.0 10
22 Louis Pichard, René Marie Bugatti Brescia 16S, #29 1415.484 kms 82 1.5 2
23 Jean Pouzet, Edmond Pichon Rolland-Pilain RP, #25 1393.698 kms 80 2.0 4
24 Jude Robin, Gérard Marinier Rolland-Pilain RP, #26 1363.698 kms 79 2.0 5
25 Charles Drouin, Louis Balart La Licorne , #30 1363.698 kms 79 1.5 3
26 Lucien Molon, Léon Molon Vinot Deguingand BP 10 HP, #27 1329.174 kms 77 2.0 6
27 Maillon, Léopold Jouguet Brasier TB4 (12 CV), #18 1311.912 kms 76 3.0 11
28 Albert Colomb, Waldemar Lestienne La Licorne EV 12 CV, #20 1277.388 kms 74 3.0 12
29 Pierre Malleveau, Milhaud Georges Irat 4A/3, #22 1260.126 kms 73 2.0 7
30 Lucien Erb, Robert Battagliola S.A.R.A. ATS, #32 983.934 kms 57 Société des Automobiles a Refroidissements par Air 1.1 4
DNF Henri Stoffel, R. Labouchére La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #6 845.838 kms 50 5.0 3
DNF Roland Jacquot, Georges Ribail Berliet VH 12hp, #13 742.266 kms 44 3.0 13
DNF François Piazzoli, André Marandet S.A.R.A. ATS, #31 224.406 kms 14 Société des Automobiles a Refroidissements par Air 1.1 5

Qualifying Results for the 1923 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
0 Georges Guignard Rolland-Pilain R, #15
0 Charles Drouin, Louis Balart La Licorne , #30
0 Gérard Marinier, Jude Robin Rolland-Pilain RP, #26
0 Edmond Pichon, Jean Pouzet Rolland-Pilain RP, #25
0 René Marie, Louis Pichard Bugatti Brescia 16S, #29
0 Lucien Molon Vinot Deguingand BP 10 HP, #27
0 Louis Sire Rolland-Pilain R, #15
0 Redon, Edouard Probst Berliet VH 12 HP, #12
0 Stalter, Robert Bloch La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #5
0 Jérôme Marcandanti, Maurice Boutmy Amilcar CV, #35
0 Gaston Delalande Rolland-Pilain B22, #14
0 Léon Molon Vinot Deguingand BP 10 HP, #27
0 Maillon, Léopold Jouguet Brasier TB4 (12 CV), #18
0 Albert Colomb, Waldemar Lestienne La Licorne EV 12 CV, #20
0 Milhaud, Pierre Malleveau Georges Irat 4A/3, #22
0 Lucien Erb, Robert Battagliola S.A.R.A. ATS, #32 Société des Automobiles a Refroidissements par Air
0 Henri Stoffel, R. Labouchére La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #6
0 Roland Jacquot, Georges Ribail Berliet VH 12hp, #13
0 François Piazzoli, André Marandet S.A.R.A. ATS, #31 Société des Automobiles a Refroidissements par Air
0 Philippe de Marne Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport, #24
0 Gonzaque Lécureul Excelsior Albert 1er, #2 Compagnie Nationale Excelsior
0 André Rossignol, Gérard de Courcelles La Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6, #7
0 Robert Glaszmann, Fernand Bachmann Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #11
0 Nicolas Caerels, André Dills Excelsior Albert 1er, #1 Compagnie Nationale Excelsior
0 Jean Martin Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport, #24
0 Flaud Excelsior Albert 1er, #2 Compagnie Nationale Excelsior
0 Frank Clement, John Duff Bentley 3 Litre Sport, #8 Captain J. F. Duff
0 Paul Gros, Raymond de Tornaco Bignan 11 HP Desmo Sport, #23
0 Christian d'Auvergne, Raoul Bachmann Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #10
0 René Léonard, André Lagache Chenard & Walcker Type U 15CV Sport, #9
0 Max de Pourtales, Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld Bugatti Brescia 16S, #28
0 Migeot, Eugene Verpault Brasier TC4 (12 CV), #17
0 Lucien Desvaux, Georges Casse Salmson AL, #34
0 Belbeu, Paul Torchy Delage DE 11 HP, #16
0 Charles Montier, Albert Ouriou Montier Speciale, #19
0 Maurice Benoist, Luis Ramon Bueno Salmson AL, #33
0 M. Cappé, Jean Dourianou Georges Irat 4A/3, #21
0 Jean de Marguenat Rolland-Pilain B22, #14