DB 1955

wb: 2130 mm B2 cyl.
850 cm³
42 ch
B2 cyl.
850 cm³
50 ch
B2 cyl.
745 cm³
38 ch
coach HBR 5 HBR 5
Luxe
HBR 4

France


HBR 5


HBR 5 model '56 at Paris Motor Show in October.

The production of the new HBR began in the winter 1954/55.

 

           
           

 

Victories:
       
         

F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries:

Mille Miglia 30.04.-01.05.1955 (round 3) Results:
#   chassis   Entrant: gen. class    
007 HBR Zagato #781 Roverato / Gasco   dnf S750 -    
010 HBR       dna S750 -    
021 HBR   Storez   35th S750 1st    
022 HBR   Bayol   67th S750 4th    
028 HBR   Pages   dnf S750 -    
048 HBR   Cornet   dna S750 -    
045 HBR   Lucas   dnf S750 -    
538 HBR   Faure   dnf S1.1 -    
 
  24h Le Mans 11.06.1955 (round 4) Results: perf.
index
#       Entrant: gen. class
57 HBR 745 cm³   Bonnet / Storez Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet fail. S750 - -  
58 HBR 745 cm³   Armagnac / Laureau Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet fail. S750 - -  
59 HBR 745 cm³   Hery / Trouis Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet 20th S750 2nd 14th  
63 HBR 745 cm³   Comet / Mougin Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet 16th S750 1st 7th  
 
Tourist Trophy 18.09.1955 (round 5) Results:    
#   chassis   Entrant: gen. class    
49 HBR   Cornet / Storez Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet 19th S750 2nd    
50 HBR   Armagnac / Laureau Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet 17th S750 1st    
51 HBR   Mougin / Mercader Ecurie Jeudy-Bonnet 24th S750 3rd    
53 HBR   Trouis / Sparrowe Franco-Brittanique dna S750 -    

The new Formula 1 DB with a supercharged 745 cc engine made its debut at Grand Prix Pau. Having 85 b.h.p. on his disposal Paul Armagnac had no chance against 230-250 b.h.p. rivals like Maserati, Lancia and Ferrari.


Formual 1 DB at GP Pau.

Four cars were entered for the 24h Le Mans but only two crossed the finish line without achieving any great results.