CHENARD & WALCKER Sport n.9

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Description

CHENARD & WALCKER Sport n.9

HISTORY

The Chenard & Walcker Sport n.9 is the winning car of the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1923. The French manufacturer born at the end of the 800, after the First World War to promote the rebirth of the company, decided to participate in competitions of competition. Despite the short time since the announcement in November 1922, the first 24 hours of Le Mans started on May 26, 1923.

Lagache and Leonard won with the Chenard & Walcker Sport n.9 the 24 hours of Le Mans 1923, for the French manufacturer was the first and only success.
Most of the members were transalpine cars, while the only Bentley present was the fastest, but the ground made muddy by the rain at the beginning of the race and the sketches of stones thrown by the wheels, caused headlights and holes in the tanks, the English team suffered both problems but despite this ended the race in fourth place. The Chenard & Walcker doubles with the second place of the Chenard n.10 led by D’Auvergne and Bachmann with a gap of four laps, while in third place the Bignan 11HP Desmo Sport n.23 of Gros and De Tornaco with a gap of eight laps. Two years later the same crew won in the second edition of the 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

CHASSIS

Chenard & Walcker Sport
Designer: Henri Toutée
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Suspension front: ?
Suspension rear: ?
Brakes: Drums
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Chenard & Walcker 2978 cc S4
Power: ?
Drive Type: Front wheel drive.
Transmission: ?
Fuel brand: ?
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ? lt

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1923 with drivers Andre Lagache, Rene Leonard

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Additional information

Driver

Lagache Andre, Leonard Rene

Manufacturer

Chenard & Walker

Race

24 Hours of Le Mans

Year Race

1923

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