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  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Car 26, the Lance Macklin and Les Leston Austin-Healey 100S drives ahead of the Walter Ringgenberg and Hans-Jörg Gilomen Porsche 550/4 Spyder at Tertre Rouge.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Gerald Lascelles on piano, Noel Cunningham-Reid on clarinet and Les Leston on drums in a Le Mans cafe.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Gerald Lascelles on piano, Noel Cunningham-Reid on clarinet and Les Leston on drums in a Le Mans cafe.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Car number 59, a works Triumph TRS driven by Les Leston and Mike Rothschild.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Gerald Lascelles on piano, Noel Cunningham-Reid on clarinet and Les Leston on drums in a Le Mans cafe.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    A Porsche 550 Spyder is followed by car number 26, the works Austin-Healey 100S driven by Lance Macklin and Les Leston. Car number 66 is the Ecurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier-entered Porsche 550 Spyder driven by Olivier Gendebien and Wolfgang Seidel.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    A Porsche 550 Spyder is followed by car number 66, the Ecurie Belge/Gonzague Olivier-entered Porsche 550 Spyder driven by Olivier Gendebien and Wolfgang Seidel. Car number 26 is the works Austin-Healey 100S driven by Lance Macklin and Les Leston.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Race number 59, the Les Leston and Mike Rothschild Triumph TRS

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Car number 19, Roy Salvadori/Les Leston, works Aston Martin DBR1/300, did not finish

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Cars pictured are Number 38 - Walter Ringgenberg/ Hans-Jörg Gilomen's Porsche 550 Spyder, which retired, and Number 26 - Lance Macklin/Les Leston's works Austin-Healey 100S, which retired after an accident. (Number 26 was involved in the 1955 Le Mans disaster when struck from behind by 'Levegh's Mercedes-Benz 300SLR, which was launched into a spectator area opposite the pits.)

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Number 33 Mike Keen/Tommy Line's works Bristol 450C, which finished eighth overall and second in the 2000cc Sports category. Number 26 - Lance Macklin/Les Leston's works Austin-Healey 100S, which retired after an accident. Number 26 was involved in the Le Mans disaster when struck from behind by 'Levegh's Mercedes-Benz 300SLR, which was launched into a spectator area opposite the pits.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    MG EX182 team cars lined-up before pits - prototypes for what became the MGA. Car number 41, Ken Miles/Johnny Lockett will finish 12th overall. Car number 42, Dick Jacobs/Joe Flynn would be crashed by Jacobs and burned out after 26 laps. Car number 64, Ted Lund/Hans Waeffler, finished 17th overall. Car number 26 is the Lance Macklin/Les Leston works Austin-Healey 100S which was struck by 'Levegh's Mercedes-Benz to trigger the catastrophic accident

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    The Aston Martin DBR1/300, number 19, of Roy Salvadori and Les Leston.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Cars pictured are Number 38 - Walter Ringgenberg/ Hans-Jörg Gilomen's Porsche 550 Spyder, which retired, and Number 26 - Lance Macklin/Les Leston's works Austin-Healey 100S, which retired after an accident. (Number 26 was involved in the 1955 Le Mans disaster when struck from behind by 'Levegh's Mercedes-Benz 300SLR, which was launched into a spectator area opposite the pits.)

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Race number 59, the Les Leston and Mike Rothschild Triumph TRS

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    The aftermath of an accident between the Austin-Healey 100 S, number 26, of Lance Macklin and Les Leston, and the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, number 20, of Pierre Levegh and John Fitch.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Gerald Lascelles on piano, Noel Cunningham-Reid on clarinet and Les Leston on drums in a Le Mans cafe.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Works Triumph TRS driven by Les Leston and Mike Rothschild.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    The works Aston Martin DBR1/300, number 19, of Roy Salvadori and Les Leston.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    The Aston Martin DBR1/300 chassis 1, number 19, of Roy Salvadori and Les Leston, leading the OSCA S750 chassis 754, number 46, of Jean Laroche and Remy Radix.

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    Track action scene, Car Number 26, an Austin-Healey 100S, (Lance Macklin and Les Leston, co-drivers), NOJ 393 (registration).

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans

    24 Hours of Le Mans

    The works Aston Martin DBR1/300 chassis '1', number 19, of Roy Salvadori and Les Leston.

  • Aintree International (S1.5)

    Aintree International (S1.5)

    Tony Brooks drives car number 41, a Connaught ALSR and Les Leston drives car number 42, a Connaught ALSR.

  • Aintree International (S1.5)

    Aintree International (S1.5)

    Les Leston drives car number 42, a Connaught ALSR, leading Tony Brooks in car number 41, also a Connaught ALSR.

  • Aintree International (S1.5)

    Aintree International (S1.5)

    Les Leston driving Car Number 42 leading Tony Brooks driving Car Number 41.

  • Air Kruise Trophy, Brands Hatch

    Air Kruise Trophy, Brands Hatch

    John Coombs drives car number 6, a Lotus-Connaught Mark IX and Les Leston drives car number 18, a Beart-Rodger, at Kidney Bend. The grandstand is visible in the background. signs advertise Autocar, Dunlop, and Esso Extra.

  • BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    Les Leston drives car number 86, a Lotus-Climax 11. Houses and a small white building are visible in the background.

  • BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    Doug Graham drives car number 4, a Lotus-Climax 11 and Les Leston drives car number 86, also a Lotus-Climax 11. Spectators watch from behind scaffolding. Signs read "Castrol" and "Player's Please."

  • BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    BARC 30th Members' Meeting

    Les Leston drives car number 86, a Lotus-Climax 11. Signs advertise Castrol, Super Shell, and Redex.

  • BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    Car number 18, Les Leston, Cooper-JAP twin

  • BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    Les Leston sits in car number 18, a Cooper-JAP twin. Race winner Reg Parnell (helmet) stands next to car number 2, a Ferrari 500/625.

  • BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    Foreground number 18, Les Leston, Cooper-JAP twin. Car number 2, Reg Parnell, Ferrari 500/625, race winner. Car number 14, Ted Whiteaway, HWM

  • BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    Les Leston sits in car number 18, a Cooper-JAP twin. Race winner Reg Parnell sits in car number 2, a Ferrari 500/625. Ted Whiteaway sits in car number 14, an HWM.

  • BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    BARC Crystal Palace Trophy

    Les Leston drives car number 18, a Cooper-JAP twin. Peter Collins drives car number 4, Rob Walker's Connaught A-Type.

  • BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    Les Leston drives car number 21, a Lester MG T51.

  • BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    Joe Goodhew drives car number 23, a Lagonda LG45, leading Les Leston in car number 21, a Lester-MG T51.

  • BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    BARC Eighth Members' Meeting

    Les Leston drives car number 21, a Lester MG T51.

  • BARC Handicap Race for Closed Cars

    BARC Handicap Race for Closed Cars

    Les Leston in car number 90, a Volvo, has driven off the track at Goodwood.

  • BARC September Meeting

    BARC September Meeting

    George Lawrence drives car number 112, an Austin A40 and Les Leston drives car number 90, a Volvo, past the grandstand. Signs advertise BP Super Plus and Energol.

  • BARC September Meeting

    BARC September Meeting

    Car number 90, Les Leston, Volvo, spins in the chicane.

  • Boreham Formula Three

    Boreham Formula Three

    Andre Loens drives car number 34, a Staride, ahead of Don Truman in car number 3, a Cooper, and Bill Webb in car number 19, a Kieft with Les Leston in car number 12, a Leston Special, chasing.

  • Boreham Formula Three

    Boreham Formula Three

    Les Leston in car number 12, a Leston Special, passes Andre Loens in car number 34, a Staride, for sixth place.

  • Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Track action scene, front to back: Car Number 51 (Les Leston, driver), Car Number 57 (Horace Gould, driver), Car Number 30 (Tony Crook, driver), Car Number 50 (Don Beauman, driver), Silver City Airways Trophy Race

  • Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Track action scene, front to back: Car Number 51 (Les Leston, driver), Car Number 57 (Horace Gould, driver)

  • Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Brands Hatch Boxing Day

    Track action scene, front to back: Car Number 52 (A. E. Marsh, driver), Car Number 51 (Les Leston, driver), Silver City Airways Trophy Race

  • Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Stuart Lewis-Evans drives car number 4, a works Connaught B-Type. Les Leston drives car number 1, also a works Connaught B-Type.

  • Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Car number 26, Les Leston, Connaught ALSR

  • Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Les Leston drives car number 1, a works Connaught B-Type.

  • Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Les Leston drives car number 1, a works Connaught B-Type. Stuart Lewis-Evans drives car number 4, also a works Connaught B-Type.

  • Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Brands Hatch BRSCC

    Dick Gibson in car number 12, a Connaught A-Type, is lapped by Les Leston in car number 1, a works Connaught B-Type. Stuart Lewis-Evans drives car number 4, a works Connaught B-Type.