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1938 Le Mans 24 Hours

1938 Le Mans 24 Hours is 15th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Jean Trémoulet, Eugène Chaboud won this race. Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Gaston Serraud and Andre Morel, Jean Prenant also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 235 laps (3,181 km).

Previous race: 1937 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1939 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 19th June 1938

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Eugéne Chaboud et Jean Trémoulet team
1st victory for the Jean Trémoulet
1st victory for the Eugène Chaboud
1st podium for the Jean Trémoulet
1st podium for the Eugène Chaboud
1st podium for the Yves Giraud-Cabantous
1st podium for the Gaston Serraud
1st podium for the Andre Morel
1st podium for the Jean Prenant

1938 Le Mans 24 Hours

1938 Le Mans 24 Hours

Delahaye 135CS - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Delahaye 135CS #15 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 5.0)

Amilcar Pégase G36 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Amilcar Pégase G36 #23 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 3.0)

Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat #24 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 2.0)

Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine #33 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.5)

Singer Nine Savoye Special - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Singer Nine Savoye Special #46 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 1.1)

Simca 5 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Simca 5 #51 - 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: 750)

1938 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Jean Trémoulet, Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135CS, #15 3180.940 kms 235 Eugéne Chaboud et Jean Trémoulet 5.0 1
2 Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Gaston Serraud Delahaye 135CS, #14 3153.873 kms 233 Gaston Serraud 5.0 2
3 Andre Morel, Jean Prenant Talbot Lago T150SS, #5 2959.697 kms 219 Luigi Chinetti 5.0 3
4 Louis Villeneuve, René Biolay Delahaye 135CS, #10 2945.791 kms 218 Louis Villeneuve 5.0 4
5 Charles de Cortanze, Marcel Contet Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #24 2896.981 kms 214 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 1
6 Peter Orssich, Rudolph Sauerwein Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #28 2856.382 kms 211 Adler Werke 2.0 2
7 Paul von Guilleaume, Otto Löhr Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #33 2765.037 kms 204 Adler Werke 1.5 1
8 Jacques Savoye, Pierre Savoye Singer Nine Savoye Special, #46 2350.982 kms 174 Jacques Savoye 1.1 1
9 Albert Debille, Guy Lapchin Simca 8, #42 2329.556 kms 172 Just-Emile Vernet 1.1 2
10 Peter C. T. Clark, Marcus Chambers HRG Le Mans Model, #31 2303.287 kms 170 Ecurie Lapin Blanc 1.5 2
11 Victor Camerano, R. Robert Simca 8, #48 2249.211 kms 166 Victor Camerano 1.1 3
12 Claude Bonneau, Mme Anne Itier MG Midget PB Special, #49 2227.548 kms 165 Claude Bonneau 1.1 4
13 Miss Marjorie Fawcett, Geoffrey White Morgan 4/4 Series I, #40 2209.385 kms 163 Miss P. M. Fawcett 1.1 5
14 Maurice Aimé, Charles Plantivaux Simca 5, #51 2042.759 kms 151 Amedée Gordini 750 1
15 Albert Leduc, Athos Querzola Simca 5, #52 1891.405 kms 140 Amedée Gordini 750 2
DNF Raymond Sommer, Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo 8C 2300B, #19 2954.748 kms 219 Raymond Sommer 5.0 5
DNF Pierre Levegh Talbot Lago T150C, #7 2145.228 kms 159 Jean Trévoux 5.0 6
DNF Freddy Clifford, T.A.S O. Mathieson Talbot Lago T150C, #8 2145.228 kms 159 Norbert Mahé 5.0 7
DNF Jean Trévoux Talbot Lago T150C, #7 2145.228 kms 159 Jean Trévoux 5.0 6
DNF Robert Hitchens, Mortimer Morris-Goodall Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #27 2023.800 kms 150 Robert Hitchens 2.0 3
DNF Amedée Gordini, José Scaron Simca 8, #37 1888.880 kms 140 Amedée Gordini 1.1 6
DNF Louis Ferry, Francis Noireaux Riley TT Sprite, #36 1713.484 kms 127 Pierre Ferry 1.5 3
DNF Robert Lévy, Adrien Alin Fiat 508S Balilla, #43 1673.008 kms 124 Amedée Gordini 1.1 7
DNF Jean Viale, Jean Breillet Simca 8, #38 1497.612 kms 111 Amedée Gordini 1.1 8
DNF Rene Carriere, Rene le Begue Talbot Lago T150C, #4 1362.692 kms 101 Luigi Chinetti 5.0 8
DNF Mme Fernande Roux, Mme Germaine Rouault Amilcar Pégase G36, #23 1362.692 kms 101 Me. Fernande Roux et Me. Germaine Rouault 3.0 1
DNF Georges Monneret, Roger Loyer Delahaye 135CS, #12 1187.296 kms 88 Georges Monneret 5.0 9
DNF Robert Huguet, Louis Rosier Talbot Lago T150SS, #6 1022.852 kms 81 Luigi Chinetti 5.0 10
DNF John Donald Barnes, Tommy Wisdom Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #47 998.408 kms 74 Team Autosports 1.1 9
DNF Gaston Tramer, Paul Samuel Simca , #45 930.948 kms 69 Just-Emile Vernet 1.1 10
DNF Luigi Chinetti, Philippe Etancelin Talbot Lago T26, #3 890.472 kms 66 Luigi Chinetti 5.0 11
DNF Louis Gerard, Jacques de Valence de Minardiere Delage D6-70, #22 782.536 kms 58 Société R.V. 3.0 2
DNF Mme Suzanne Largeot, Just-Emile Vernet Simca 8, #41 748.060 kms 55 Just-Emile Vernet 1.1 11
DNF Marcel Horvilleur, Matra Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza, #21 715.076 kms 53 Marcel Horvilleur 5.0 12
DNF Robert Mazaud, Marcel Mongin Delahaye 135CS, #11 674.600 kms 50 Joseph Paul 5.0 13
DNF Arthur Dobson, Mrs. Elsie Wisdom MG Midget PB, #50 647.616 kms 48 Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner 1.1 12
DNF Angelo Molinari, Georges Sarret Fiat 508S Balilla, #39 539.680 kms 40 Just-Emile Vernet 1.1 13
DNF Roger Caron, Raoul Forestier Riley TT Sprite, #29 404.760 kms 30 Raoul Forestier - Ecurie Eudel 1.5 4
DNF Rene Dreyfus, Louis Chiron Delahaye 145, #1 Oil pressure 19 Ecurie Bleue 5.0 14
DNF Jean Pujol, Louis Rigal Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #25 242.856 kms 18 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 4
DNF Gianfranco Comotti, Albert Divo Delahaye 145, #2 94.444 kms 7 Ecurie Bleue 5.0 15
DNF Maurice Serre, Daniel Porthault Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #26 80.952 kms 6 E. Darl'Mat 2.0 5
DNF Charles Morrisson, Neil Watson Atalanta , #34 53.968 kms 4 Charles Morrison 1.5 5

Qualifying Results for the 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
0 Robert Huguet Talbot Lago T150SS, #6 Luigi Chinetti
0 Just-Emile Vernet Simca 8, #41 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Jacques de Valence de Minardiere, Louis Gerard Delage D6-70, #22 Société R.V.
0 Philippe Etancelin, Luigi Chinetti Talbot Lago T26, #3 Luigi Chinetti
0 Paul Samuel, Gaston Tramer Simca , #45 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Tommy Wisdom, John Donald Barnes Singer Nine Le Mans Replica, #47 Team Autosports
0 Louis Rosier Talbot Lago T150SS, #6 Luigi Chinetti
0 Mme Suzanne Largeot Simca 8, #41 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Roger Loyer, Georges Monneret Delahaye 135CS, #12 Georges Monneret
0 Mme Germaine Rouault, Mme Fernande Roux Amilcar Pégase G36, #23 Me. Fernande Roux et Me. Germaine Rouault
0 Rene le Begue, Rene Carriere Talbot Lago T150C, #4 Luigi Chinetti
0 Jean Breillet, Jean Viale Simca 8, #38 Amedée Gordini
0 Adrien Alin Fiat 508S Balilla, #43 Amedée Gordini
0 Roger Caron Riley TT Sprite, #29 Raoul Forestier - Ecurie Eudel
0 Neil Watson, Charles Morrisson Atalanta , #34 Charles Morrison
0 Daniel Porthault, Maurice Serre Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #26 E. Darl'Mat
0 Albert Divo, Gianfranco Comotti Delahaye 145, #2 Ecurie Bleue
0 Louis Rigal, Jean Pujol Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #25 E. Darl'Mat
0 Louis Chiron, Rene Dreyfus Delahaye 145, #1 Ecurie Bleue
0 Robert Lévy Fiat 508S Balilla, #43 Amedée Gordini
0 Raoul Forestier Riley TT Sprite, #29 Raoul Forestier - Ecurie Eudel
0 Georges Sarret, Angelo Molinari Fiat 508S Balilla, #39 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Mrs. Elsie Wisdom, Arthur Dobson MG Midget PB, #50 Miss Dorothy Stanley-Turner
0 Marcel Mongin, Robert Mazaud Delahaye 135CS, #11 Joseph Paul
0 Matra, Marcel Horvilleur Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza, #21 Marcel Horvilleur
0 Peter Orssich Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #28 Adler Werke
0 Victor Camerano Simca 8, #48 Victor Camerano
0 Marcus Chambers, Peter C. T. Clark HRG Le Mans Model, #31 Ecurie Lapin Blanc
0 Guy Lapchin, Albert Debille Simca 8, #42 Just-Emile Vernet
0 Pierre Savoye, Jacques Savoye Singer Nine Savoye Special, #46 Jacques Savoye
0 Paul von Guilleaume, Otto Löhr Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #33 Adler Werke
0 Rudolph Sauerwein Adler Trumpf Rennlimousine, #28 Adler Werke
0 R. Robert Simca 8, #48 Victor Camerano
0 Marcel Contet, Charles de Cortanze Peugeot 402 DS Darl'Mat, #24 E. Darl'Mat
0 René Biolay, Louis Villeneuve Delahaye 135CS, #10 Louis Villeneuve
0 Andre Morel, Jean Prenant Talbot Lago T150SS, #5 Luigi Chinetti
0 Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Gaston Serraud Delahaye 135CS, #14 Gaston Serraud
0 Jean Trémoulet Delahaye 135CS, #15 Eugéne Chaboud et Jean Trémoulet
0 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo 8C 2300B, #19 Raymond Sommer
0 Francis Noireaux, Louis Ferry Riley TT Sprite, #36 Pierre Ferry
0 José Scaron, Amedée Gordini Simca 8, #37 Amedée Gordini
0 Mortimer Morris-Goodall, Robert Hitchens Aston Martin 2-litre Speed Model, #27 Robert Hitchens
0 Freddy Clifford, T.A.S O. Mathieson Talbot Lago T150C, #8 Norbert Mahé
0 Pierre Levegh, Jean Trévoux Talbot Lago T150C, #7 Jean Trévoux
0 Eugène Chaboud Delahaye 135CS, #15 Eugéne Chaboud et Jean Trémoulet
0 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 8C 2300B, #19 Raymond Sommer
0 Athos Querzola, Albert Leduc Simca 5, #52 Amedée Gordini
0 Charles Plantivaux, Maurice Aimé Simca 5, #51 Amedée Gordini
0 Geoffrey White, Miss Marjorie Fawcett Morgan 4/4 Series I, #40 Miss P. M. Fawcett
0 Mme Anne Itier, Claude Bonneau MG Midget PB Special, #49 Claude Bonneau

List of all cars for the 1938 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Simca 8

Fiat

Delahaye 145

Delahaye

Simca 5

Fiat

Simca

Fiat

Delahaye 135CS

Delahaye