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Grid scene, (Car Number 2), the Cadillac "LE MONSTRE", (Briggs Cunningham and Phil Walters, co-drivers).

24 Hours of Le Mans

  • Title 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Source Smith Hempstone Oliver Photograph Collection  
  • Description Grid scene, (Car Number 2), the Cadillac "LE MONSTRE", (Briggs Cunningham and Phil Walters, 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  
  • Model Cadillac LE MONSTRE  
  • Engine Type Cadillac V8  
  • Group/Class S 8.0  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 2, USA flag (painted on nose), "LE MONSTRE" (nose lettering)
  • Event 24 Hours of Le Mans  
  • Venue Circuit de la Sarthe  
  • Entrant B.S. Cunningham  
  • Race Data Briggs Cunningham and Phil Walters co-driving Car Number 2, the Cadillac "LE MONSTRE", finished eleventh overall and third in class in the 24 hours race.
  • Identifier 2001-001HEMP-1950-b20_18.6_0001
  • 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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