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Number 66 - Olivier Gendebien/Wolfgang Seidel's Ecurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier-entered Porsche 550 Spyder, which finished fifth overall and second in the 1500cc Sports category. Number 48 - Colin Chapman/Ron Flockhart's works Lotus-Climax Mark IX, which was disqualified for having reversed against the direction of racing. Number 34 - Peter Wilson/Jim Mayers's works Bristol 450C, seventh overall and winners of the 2000cc Sports category. Number 33 - Mike Keen/Tommy Line's works Bristol 450C, which finished 8th overall and second in the 2000cc Sports category.

24 Hours of Le Mans

  • Title 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Source Rodolfo Mailander Photograph Collection  
  • Description Number 66 - Olivier Gendebien/Wolfgang Seidel's Ecurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier-entered Porsche 550 Spyder, which finished fifth overall and second in the 1500cc Sports category. Number 48 - Colin Chapman/Ron Flockhart's works Lotus-Climax Mark IX, which was disqualified for having reversed against the direction of racing. Number 34 - Peter Wilson/Jim Mayers's works Bristol 450C, seventh overall and winners of the 2000cc Sports category. Number 33 - Mike Keen/Tommy Line's works Bristol 450C, which finished 8th overall and second in the 2000cc Sports category.
  • Years 1955  
  • Date 1955-06-11
  • Photographer Rodolfo Mailander  
  • City Le Mans  
  • Country France  
  • People Gendebien, Olivier   Seidel, Wolfgang   Chapman, Colin   Flockhart, Ron   Wilson, Peter   Mayers, Jim  
  • Marque Porsche   Lotus   Bristol  
  • Model Porsche 550 Spyder   Lotus-Climax Mark IX   Bristol 450C  
  • Event 24 Hours of Le Mans  
  • Venue Circuit de la Sarthe  
  • Entrant Ecurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier   Lotus Engineering   Bristol Aeroplane Co  
  • Race Data Number 66 finished fifth overall and second in the 1500cc Sports category. Number 48 was disqualified for having reversed against the direction of racing. Number 34 finished seventh overall and won the 2000cc Sports category. Number 33 finished 8th overall and second in the 2000cc Sports category.
  • Identifier 2011-023MAIL-1955-b10_26.0_0006
  • 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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