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Garage scene, left to right: Car Number 2, a Cunningham C-4R, (Bill Spear and Sherwood Johnston, co-drivers), Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, (Briggs Cunningham and John Gordon Bennett, 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 2, a Cunningham C-4R, (Bill Spear and Sherwood Johnston, co-drivers), Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, (Briggs Cunningham and John Gordon Bennett, co-drivers).
  • Years 1954  
  • Date 1954-06-12
  • Photographer George Phillips  
  • City Le Mans  
  • Country France  
  • Current Owner Collier Collection - The Revs Institute  
  • Marque Cunningham  
  • Model Cunningham C-4R  
  • Engine Type Chrysler V8  
  • Group/Class S 8.0  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 2, Car Number 1
  • Event 24 Hours of Le Mans  
  • Venue Circuit de la Sarthe  
  • Entrant Briggs Cunningham  
  • Race Data Bill Spear and Sherwood Johnston co-driving Car Number 2, a Cunningham C-4R, finished third overall and first in class in the 24 hours race. Briggs Cunningham and John Gordon Bennett co-driving Car Number 1, a Cunningham C-4R, finished fifth overall and second in class in the 24 hours race.
  • Identifier 2006-001PHIL-1954-b1_24.2_0005
  • 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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