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Pre-race grid scene, right to left: Car Number 3, the Cadillac Series 61 "PETIT PATAUD", (Sam Collier and Miles Collier, co-drivers), Car Number 8, a Delahaye 175S, (Charles Pozzi and Pierre Flahault, co-drivers), Car Number 6, a Talbot Lago GS Coupe, (André Chambas and André Morel, co-drivers).

24 Hours of Le Mans

  • Title 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Source Smith Hempstone Oliver Photograph Collection  
  • Description Pre-race grid scene, right to left: Car Number 3, the Cadillac Series 61 "PETIT PATAUD", (Sam Collier and Miles Collier, co-drivers), Car Number 8, a Delahaye 175S, (Charles Pozzi and Pierre Flahault, co-drivers), Car Number 6, a Talbot Lago GS Coupe, (André Chambas and André Morel, co-drivers).
  • Years 1950  
  • Date 1950-06-24
  • Photographer Smith Hempstone Oliver  
  • City Le Mans  
  • Country France  
  • Current Owner Collier Collection - The Revs Institute  
  • Marque Cadillac   Delahaye   Talbot Lago  
  • Model Cadillac Series 61   Delahaye 175S   Talbot Lago GS Coupe  
  • Engine Type Cadillac V8, Delahaye I6, Talbot I6  
  • Group/Class S 8.0   S 5.0  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 3, Car Number 8, Car Number 6
  • Event 24 Hours of Le Mans  
  • Venue Circuit de la Sarthe  
  • Entrant B.S. Cunningham   Ecurie Lutetia   André Chambas  
  • Race Data Sam Collier and Miles Collier co-driving Car Number 3, the Cadillac Series 61 "PETIT PATAUD", finished tenth overall and second in class in the 24 hours race. Charles Pozzi and Pierre Flahault co-driving Car Number 8, a Delahaye 175S, did not finish (DNF) in the 24 hours race. André Chambas and André Morel co-driving Car Number 6, a Talbot Lago GS Coupe, finished thirteenth overall and sixth in class in the 24 hours race.
  • Identifier 2001-001HEMP-1950-b20_18.9_0004
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

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