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Garage scene, left to right: Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, (Briggs Cunningham and Bill Spear co-drivers), Car Number 2, the Cunningham C-4RK, (Phil Walters and Duane Carter co-drivers).

24 Hours of Le Mans

  • Title 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Source George Phillips Photograph Collection  
  • Description Garage scene, left to right: Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, (Briggs Cunningham and Bill Spear co-drivers), Car Number 2, the Cunningham C-4RK, (Phil Walters and Duane Carter co-drivers).
  • Years 1952  
  • Date 1952-06-14
  • Photographer George Phillips  
  • City Le Mans  
  • Country France  
  • Marque Cunningham  
  • Model Cunningham C-4R   Cunningham C-4RK  
  • Engine Type Chrysler V8  
  • Group/Class S 8.0  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 1, Car Number 2
  • Event 24 Hours of Le Mans  
  • Venue Circuit de la Sarthe  
  • Entrant B. S. Cunningham  
  • Race Data Briggs Cunningham and Bill Spear co-driving Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, qualified twentieth-eighth and finished fourth overall and first in class in the 24 hours race. Phil Walters and Duane Carter co-driving Car Number 2, the Cunningham C-4RK, qualified third, but did not finish (DNF) in the 24 hours race.
  • Identifier 2006-001PHIL-1952-b1_16.2_0017
  • 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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