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1928 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1928 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 1928 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 6th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 16 and 17 June 1928.

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Bernard Rubin, co-driver of the winning Bentley 4½ Litre (nicknamed "Old Mother Gun") alongside Bentley director Woolf Barnato, was the first Australian born driver to win Le Mans, and the first driver born in the Southern Hemisphere to win the race.

Statistics

  • Fastest Lap - #3 Bentley Motors Ltd. - 8:07
  • Distance - 2669.272 km
  • Average Speed - 111.219 km/h
  • Trophy Winners

  • 4th Biennial Cup - #35 Georges Casse/André Rousseau
  • Index of Performance - #35 Georges Casse/André Rousseau
  • References

    1928 24 Hours of Le Mans Wikipedia


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