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1937 Le Mans 24 Hours

1937 Le Mans 24 Hours is 14th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Robert Benoist, Jean-Pierre Wimille won this race. Marcel Mongin, Joseph Paul and Rene Dreyfus, Henri Stoffel also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 243 laps (3,288 km).

Previous race: 1935 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 20th June 1937

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Roger Labric team
1st victory for the Robert Benoist
1st victory for the Jean-Pierre Wimille
1st podium for the Robert Benoist
1st podium for the Jean-Pierre Wimille
2nd podium for the Marcel Mongin
1st podium for the Joseph Paul
1st podium for the Rene Dreyfus
5th podium for the Henri Stoffel

1937 Le Mans 24 Hours

1937 Le Mans 24 Hours

Bugatti T57 G - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Bugatti T57 G #2 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 5.0)

Bugatti T57 S45 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Bugatti T57 S45 #16 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Delage D6-70 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Delage D6-70 #19 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 3.0)

Aston Martin 1 ½ - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Aston Martin 1 ½ #37 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.5)

Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine #33 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 2.0)

Simca  - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Simca #48 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.1)

Simca 5 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Simca 5 #59 - 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 750)

1937 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Robert Benoist, Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti T57 G, #2 3287.938 kms 243 Roger Labric 5.0 1
2 Marcel Mongin, Joseph Paul Delahaye 135CS, #14 3185.443 kms 236 Joseph Paul 5.0 2
3 Rene Dreyfus, Henri Stoffel Delahaye 135CS, #10 3125.428 kms 231 Ecurie Bleue 5.0 3
4 Louis Gerard, Jacques de Valence de Minardiere Delage D6-70, #19 2907.590 kms 215 Société R.V. 3.0 1
5 J. M. Skeffington, R. C. Murton-Neale Aston Martin 1 ½, #37 2768.686 kms 205 J. M. Skeffington 1.5 1
6 Rudolph Sauerwein, Peter Orssich Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #33 2766.894 kms 205 Adler 2.0 1
7 Marcel Contet, Jean Pujol Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #26 2739.634 kms 203 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 2
8 Charles de Cortanze, Maurice Serre Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #25 2739.576 kms 203 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 3
9 Otto Löhr, Paul von Guilleaume Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #34 2730.806 kms 202 Adler 2.0 4
10 Daniel Porthault, Louis Rigal Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #27 2668.060 kms 197 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 5
11 Mortimer Morris-Goodall, Robert Hitchens Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #31 2613.884 kms 193 C. T. Thomas 2.0 6
12 Just-Emile Vernet, Mme Suzanne Largeot Simca , #48 2308.906 kms 171 Just-Emile Vernet 1.1 1
13 Archie Scott, Ted Halford HRG 1½ Litre, #36 2212.364 kms 163 A. C. Scott 1.5 2
14 M. K. H. Bilney, Miss Joan Richmond Ford 10, #42 2174.178 kms 161 M. K. H. Bilney 1.1 2
15 H. Lesbros, Dimitri Calaraseano Adler Trumpf Junior, #49 2160.642 kms 160 H. Lesbros 1.1 3
16 Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner, Miss Joan Riddell MG Midget PB, #54 2082.620 kms 154 Capt. G. E. T. Eyston 1.1 4
17 Albert Alin, Jean Viale Simca 5, #59 1968.038 kms 145 Gordini 750 1
DNF Schell, Rene Carriere Delahaye 135CS, #11 2590.454 kms 193 Ecurie Bleue 5.0 4
DNF Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Charles Rigoulot Chenard & Walcker , #41 2037.292 kms 151 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 1.1 6
DNF Louis Villeneuve, André Vagniez Delahaye 135CS, #9 1983.324 kms 147 Louis Villeneuve 5.0 5
DNF Amedée Gordini, Philippe Maillard-Brune Fiat 508S Balilla, #46 1848.404 kms 137 Gordini 1.1 7
DNF Eddy Hertzberger, Albert Debille Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #32 1834.912 kms 136 Eddie Hertzberger 2.0 7
DNF Roger Labric, Pierre Veyron Bugatti T57 G, #1 1753.960 kms 130 Roger Labric 5.0 6
DNF Freddy Clifford, Mrs. Roy Eccles Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #50 1632.532 kms 121 R. H. Eccles 1.1 8
DNF Robert Brunet, André Parguel Delahaye 135CS, #8 1349.200 kms 100 André Parguel 5.0 7
DNF Genaro Leoz, Raymond de Saugé Bugatti T57 S, #18 1335.708 kms 99 Raymond D' Édrez de Saugé 5.0 8
DNF Pierre Pichard, Jacques Savoye Singer Nine Savoye Special, #53 1254.756 kms 93 Jacques Savoye 1.1 9
DNF G. H. Boughton, F. H. Lye Singer Nine Le Mans, #52 1227.772 kms 91 Team Autosports 1.1 10
DNF Adrien Alin, Athos Querzola Simca 5, #58 1038.884 kms 77 Gordini 750 2
DNF Charles Dodson, Bert Hadley Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #57 998.408 kms 74 Austin 750 3
DNF Norman Black Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #51 971.424 kms 72 Team Autosports 1.1 11
DNF Mrs. Kay Petre, G. Mangan Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #55 971.424 kms 72 R. Marsh 750 4
DNF John Donald Barnes Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #51 971.424 kms 72 Team Autosports 1.1 11
DNF Blot, Henri Ferrand Fiat 508S Balilla, #45 742.060 kms 55 Gordini 1.1 12
DNF Harold John Aldington, A. F. P. Fane Frazer Nash BMW 328, #29 580.156 kms 43 Frazer Nash 2.0 8
DNF Mme Anne Itier, von Hanstein Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #35 539.680 kms 40 Me. Anne-Rose Itier 1.5 3
DNF Jacques Seylair, Bénazet Delahaye 135CS, #15 485.712 kms 36 Jacques Seylair 5.0 9
DNF Charles Roux Chenard & Walcker , #40 431.744 kms 32 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2.0 9
DNF Dennis Buckley, Charles Goodacre Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #56 431.744 kms 32 John Carr 750 5
DNF G. Contet Chenard & Walcker , #40 431.744 kms 32 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2.0 9
DNF Johnny Hindmarsh, Charles Brackenbury Lagonda LG45, #3 404.760 kms 30 A. W. Fox 5.0 10
DNF Guy Lapchin Riley TT Sprite, #39 148.412 kms 11 Ecurie Eudel/Jean Trévoux 1.5 4
DNF Giovanni-Battista Guidotti Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A, #4 148.412 kms 11 Raymond Sommer 5.0 11
DNF Jean Trévoux Riley TT Sprite, #39 148.412 kms 11 Ecurie Eudel/Jean Trévoux 1.5 4
DNF Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A, #4 148.412 kms 11 Raymond Sommer 5.0 11
DNF Jean Trémoulet Delahaye 135CS, #12 121.936 kms 9 Eugene Chaboud 5.0 13
DNF "Raph" Talbot Lago T150C, #7 121.936 kms 9 André Embiricos 5.0 12
DNF Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135CS, #12 121.936 kms 9 Eugene Chaboud 5.0 13
DNF André Embiricos Talbot Lago T150C, #7 121.936 kms 9 André Embiricos 5.0 12
DNF David Murray Frazer Nash BMW 328, #28 107.936 kms 8 David Murray 2.0 10
DNF Fritz Roth BMW 328, #30 107.936 kms 8 BMW 2.0 11
DNF Roger Caron Riley TT Sprite, #38 107.936 kms 8 Ecurie Eudel 1.5 5
DNF Uli Richter BMW 328, #30 107.936 kms 8 BMW 2.0 11
DNF Raoul Forestier Riley TT Sprite, #38 107.936 kms 8 Ecurie Eudel 1.5 5
DNF Pat Fairfield Frazer Nash BMW 328, #28 107.936 kms 8 David Murray 2.0 10
DNF René Poulain, René Kippeurt Bugatti T44, #20 107.936 kms 8 René Kippeurt 3.0 2
DNF Marino Zanardi Fiat 508S Balilla, #44 DNF 0 Gordini 1.1 5
DNS Poulain Bugatti T57 S45, #16 Did not start 0 1
DNF Angelo Molinari Fiat 508S Balilla, #44 DNF 0 Gordini 1.1 5

Qualifying Results for the 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
0 Charles Dodson Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #57 Austin
0 Jacques Seylair Delahaye 135CS, #15 Jacques Seylair
0 von Hanstein, Mme Anne Itier Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #35 Me. Anne-Rose Itier
0 A. F. P. Fane, Harold John Aldington Frazer Nash BMW 328, #29 Frazer Nash
0 Henri Ferrand, Blot Fiat 508S Balilla, #45 Gordini
0 G. Mangan, Mrs. Kay Petre Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #55 R. Marsh
0 Norman Black, John Donald Barnes Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #51 Team Autosports
0 Bert Hadley Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #57 Austin
0 Bénazet Delahaye 135CS, #15 Jacques Seylair
0 Athos Querzola, Adrien Alin Simca 5, #58 Gordini
0 F. H. Lye, G. H. Boughton Singer Nine Le Mans, #52 Team Autosports
0 Pierre Pichard, Jacques Savoye Singer Nine Savoye Special, #53 Jacques Savoye
0 Genaro Leoz, Raymond de Saugé Bugatti T57 S, #18 Raymond D' Édrez de Saugé
0 André Parguel, Robert Brunet Delahaye 135CS, #8 André Parguel
0 Mrs. Roy Eccles Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #50 R. H. Eccles
0 "Raph" Talbot Lago T150C, #7 André Embiricos
0 Poulain Bugatti T57 S45, #16
0 Roger Caron, Raoul Forestier Riley TT Sprite, #38 Ecurie Eudel
0 Uli Richter, Fritz Roth BMW 328, #30 BMW
0 David Murray, Pat Fairfield Frazer Nash BMW 328, #28 David Murray
0 René Poulain, René Kippeurt Bugatti T44, #20 René Kippeurt
0 Jean Trémoulet, Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135CS, #12 Eugene Chaboud
0 Freddy Clifford Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #50 R. H. Eccles
0 André Embiricos Talbot Lago T150C, #7 André Embiricos
0 Guy Lapchin, Jean Trévoux Riley TT Sprite, #39 Ecurie Eudel/Jean Trévoux
0 Giovanni-Battista Guidotti, Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A, #4 Raymond Sommer
0 Charles Brackenbury, Johnny Hindmarsh Lagonda LG45, #3 A. W. Fox
0 Dennis Buckley, Charles Goodacre Austin Seven 'Grasshopper', #56 John Carr
0 Charles Roux, G. Contet Chenard & Walcker , #40 Yves Giraud-Cabantous
0 Jean Pujol Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #26 E. Darl'Mat
0 Mme Suzanne Largeot, Just-Emile Vernet Simca , #48 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Robert Hitchens, Mortimer Morris-Goodall Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #31 C. T. Thomas
0 Louis Rigal, Daniel Porthault Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #27 E. Darl'Mat
0 Paul von Guilleaume, Otto Löhr Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #34 Adler
0 Maurice Serre, Charles de Cortanze Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #25 E. Darl'Mat
0 Marcel Contet Peugeot 302 DS Darl'Mat, #26 E. Darl'Mat
0 Archie Scott HRG 1½ Litre, #36 A. C. Scott
0 Peter Orssich, Rudolph Sauerwein Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #33 Adler
0 R. C. Murton-Neale, J. M. Skeffington Aston Martin 1 ½, #37 J. M. Skeffington
0 Jacques de Valence de Minardiere, Louis Gerard Delage D6-70, #19 Société R.V.
0 Henri Stoffel, Rene Dreyfus Delahaye 135CS, #10 Ecurie Bleue
0 Marcel Mongin, Joseph Paul Delahaye 135CS, #14 Joseph Paul
0 Robert Benoist Bugatti T57 G, #2 Roger Labric
0 Schell Delahaye 135CS, #11 Ecurie Bleue
0 Pierre Veyron, Roger Labric Bugatti T57 G, #1 Roger Labric
0 Albert Debille, Eddy Hertzberger Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #32 Eddie Hertzberger
0 Philippe Maillard-Brune, Amedée Gordini Fiat 508S Balilla, #46 Gordini
0 André Vagniez, Louis Villeneuve Delahaye 135CS, #9 Louis Villeneuve
0 Charles Rigoulot, Yves Giraud-Cabantous Chenard & Walcker , #41 Yves Giraud-Cabantous
0 Rene Carriere Delahaye 135CS, #11 Ecurie Bleue
0 Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti T57 G, #2 Roger Labric
0 Marino Zanardi, Angelo Molinari Fiat 508S Balilla, #44 Gordini
0 Jean Viale, Albert Alin Simca 5, #59 Gordini
0 Miss Joan Riddell, Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner MG Midget PB, #54 Capt. G. E. T. Eyston
0 Dimitri Calaraseano, H. Lesbros Adler Trumpf Junior, #49 H. Lesbros
0 Miss Joan Richmond, M. K. H. Bilney Ford 10, #42 M. K. H. Bilney
0 Ted Halford HRG 1½ Litre, #36 A. C. Scott

List of all cars for the 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Simca 5

Fiat

Ford 10

Ford

Simca

Fiat

Delahaye 135CS

Delahaye

Bugatti T44

Bugatti

Aston Martin 1 ½

Aston Martin