39èmes Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1971

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39èmes Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1971

Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 12th and 13th, 1971


Conditions: Cool, dry
Starters: 49
Track Length: 13,469 metres
Distance: 5335.313 km
Fastest Lap: Jackie Oliver, Porsche 917, 3.18.4 = 244.387 km/h
Pole Position: Jackie Oliver, Porsche 917, 3:13.9 = 250.069 km/h
Average Speed: 222.304 km/h
Race Notes: World Sportscar Championship, Round 9
The Le Mans race traditionally began with what became known as the Le Mans start, in which cars would line up alongside the pit wall in the order in which they qualified. The starting drivers would stand on the opposite side of the front stretch. When the French flag dropped to signify the start, the drivers would run across the track to their cars, which they would have to enter and start without assistance, before driving away. In 1971 this method would be done away with altogether as a rolling start (sometimes known as an Indianapolis start) was introduced, and has been used ever since.
CLASS WINNERS
Index of Performance Helmut Marko / Gijs van Lennep Porsche 917 K
Index of Thermal Efficiency Bob Grossman / Luigi Chinetti Jr Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Sportscars, up to 5000cc Helmut Marko / Gijs van Lennep Porsche 917 K
Sports-prototypes, up to 2000cc Walter Brun / Peter Mattli Porsche 907
GT up to 2500cc Raymond Touroul / "Anselme" Porsche 911 S
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
22
Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 K
Dr. Helmut Marko, A
Gijs van Lennep, NL
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
397
5335.313
-
2
2
19
John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 K
Richard Attwood, GB
Herbert Müller, CH
DNS Brian Redman, GB
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
395
5308.348
-
3
3
12
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 M
Sam Posey, USA
Tony Adamowicz, USA
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
366
4922.
-
4
4
16
David Piper Autorace, GB
Ferrari 512 M
Chris Craft, GB
David Weir, USA
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
355
4768.138
-
5
5
58
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Bob Grossmann, USA
Luigi Chinetti Jr., USA
4390
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
314
4218.752
-
6
6
63
ASA Cachia Bundi, F
Porsche 911 S
Raymond Touroul, F
André Anselme, F
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
306
4111.345
-
7
7
49
André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 907
Walter Brun, CH
Peter Mattli, CH
DNS Willy Meier, D
1981
F6
Firestone
P
2000
306
4110.964
-
8
8
38
René Mazzia, F
Porsche 911 EC
René Mazzia, F
Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Claude Buchet, F
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
303
4077.368
-
9
9
42
Jean Mesagne, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Mesange, F
"Gedehem" (Gérard Darton-Merlin), F
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
298
4007.739
-
10
10
26
Nicolas Koob, LUX
Porsche 911 S
DNS Porsche 908
Erwin Kremer, D
Nicolas Koob, LUX
Günther Huber, A
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
292
3924.716
-
11
11
39
A.G.A.C.I., F
Porsche 911 S
Guy Verrier, F
Gérard Foucault, F
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
290
3901.854
-
12
12
44
The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
Paul Vestey, GB
Richard Bond, GB
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
286
3849.782
-
13
NC
24
Automobiles Ligier, F
Ligier JS 3 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Guy Ligier, F
Patrick Depailler, F
DNS José Maria Palomo, E
2993
V8
Michelin
P
3000
270
-
14
NC
36
Ecurie Jean Sage, F
Porsche 911 S
Björn Waldegård, S
Bernard Cheneviére, CH
DNS Jean Sage, F
DNS Paul Keller, CH
2381
F6
Goodyear
GT
+2000
263
3535.737
Classified 13th
15
DNF
57
Zitro Racing Team / Dominique Martin, CH
Porsche 917 K
Dominique Martin, CH
Gérard Pillon, CH
4495
F12
Goodyear
S
5000
21h
Gearbox
16
DNF
35
Pierre Greub, CH
Porsche 911 S
Sylvain Garant, F
Pierre Greub, CH
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
2000
21h
Gearbox
17
DNF
29
André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 908/02
André Wicky, CH
Max Cohen-Oliva, MOR
DNS Willy Meier, D
2997
F8
Firestone
P
3000
20h
Gearbox
18
DNF
17
John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 LH
Jo Siffert, CH
Derek Bell, GB
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
18h
Crankcase split
19
DNF
32
Equipe Matra, F
Matra-Simca MS660
Chris Amon, NZ
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
2993
V12
Goodyear
P
3000
18h
Fuel injection
20
DNF
9
Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Ferrari 512 M
Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
Alain de Cadenet, GB
4993
V12
Firestone
S
5000
18h
Gearbox, clutch
21
DNF
6
Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
(Scuderia Picchio Rosso, I)
Ferrari 512 M
Corrado Manfredini, I
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
17h
Gearbox
22
DNF
47
André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Jacques Cochet, CH
Jean Selz, CH
1991
F6
Dunlop
GT
2000
17h
Gearbox
23
DNF
1
Ecurie Léopard, F
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
Jean-Pierre Rouget, F
DNS "Sylvain", F
6998
V8
Dunlop
GT
+2000
17h
Driveshaft
24
DNF
/DQ
30
Louis Cosson, F
Porsche 908/02
DNS Porsche 907
Louis Cosson, F
Helmut Leuze, D
2997
F8
Dunlop
P
3000
16h
Oil replenish
25
DNF
69
Autohaus Max Moritz GmbH, D
Porsche 914/6 GT
Gerd F. Quist, D
Dietrich Krum, D
1991
F6
Goodyear
GT
2000
15h
Gearbox
26
DNF
2
Greder Racing, F
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Henri Greder, F
"Marie-Claude Beaumont" (Marie-Claude Charmasson), F
DNS Alain Cudini, F
6998
V8
Michelin
GT
+2000
15h
Engine
27
DNF
18
John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 LH
Pedro Rodriguez, MEX
Jackie Oliver, GB
DNS Vic Elford, GB
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
14h
Oil pipe
28
DNF
15
Escuderia Montjuich, E
Ferrari 512 M
José Juncadella, E
Nino Vaccarella, I
DNS David Hobbs, GB
DNS Arturo Merzario, I
4993
V12
Firestone
S
5000
14h
Gearbox
29
DNF
28
Auguste Veuillet / Ets. Sonauto, F
Porsche 908/2
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Guy Chasseuil, F
2997
F8
Dunlop
P
3000
14h
Accident
30
DNF
7
Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Ferrari 512 F (F=Filipinetti)
Mike Parkes, GB
Henri Pescarolo, F
DNS Jo Bonnier, S
DNS Peter Westbury, GB
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
13h
Engine,
Rear suspension
31
DNF
65
Jacques Dechaumel, F
Porsche 911 S
Jacques 'Jacky' Dechaumel, F
Jean-Claude Parot, F
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
13h
Oil pressure
32
DNF
23
Martini International Racing Team (Team Auto-Usdau), D
Porsche 917/20 "The Pig"
Reinhold Jöst, D
Willibert 'Willi' Kauhsen, D
DNS Gérard Larrousse, F
DNS Jo Siffert, CH
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
12h
Accident
33
DNF
21
Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 LH
Vic Elford, GB
Gérard Larrousse, F
4907
F12
Firestone
S
5000
9h
Overheating
34
DNF
33
Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Cassegrain, F
Jacques Rey, F
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
9h
Gearbox, engine
35
DNF
46
Ecurie Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 914/6 GT
Paul Keller, CH
Jean Sage, F
1991
F6
Firestone
GT
2000
9h
Oil pressure
36
DNF
34
Richie Ginther Racing Inc., USA
Porsche 911 S
Alan Johnson, USA
Elliot Forbes-Robinson, USA
2381
F6
Goodyear
GT
+2000
8h
Engine
37
DNF
37
Pierre Mauroy, F
Porsche 911 S
Pierre Mauroy, F
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
2381
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
8h
Gearbox
38
DNF
40
Jean Egreteaud, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Egreteaud, F
Jean-Marie Jacquemin, B
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
8h
Gearbox
39
DNF
41
Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Willy Braillard, B
DNS Rolf Göring, D
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
8h
Engine
40
DNF
50
Camel Filters Team Huron, GB
Lola T212 - Ford Cosworth FVC/Smith
Guy Edwards, GB
Roger Enever, GB
1798
L4
Dunlop
P
2000
8h
Flywheel
Fuel pump
41
DNF
11
North American Racing Team (Roger Penske / Kirk F. White), USA
Ferrari 512 M
Mark Donohue, USA
David Hobbs, GB
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
6h
Engine
42
DNF
10
Gelo Racing Team, D
Ferrari 512 M
Georg Loos, D
Franz Pesch, D
4993
V12
Firestone
S
5000
6h
Piston
43
DNF
60
Claude Haldi (Team Auto-Usdau), CH
Porsche 908/02
Claude Haldi, CH
Hans-Dieter Weigel, D
2997
F8
Firestone
P
3000
6h
Gearbox
44
DNF
14
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 S
Masten Gregory, USA
George Eaton, CDN (DND)
4993
V12
Goodyear
S
5000
5h
Fuel system
45
DNF
66
Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Claude Guérie, F
Claude Mathurin, F
2247
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
5h
Fuel system
46
DNF
48
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Porsche 911 S
Mario Ilotte, I
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F (DND)
DNS Raffaele Ciarpaglini, I
2247
F6
Pirelli
GT
+2000
5h
Piston
47
DNF
43
Francois Migault, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Bodin, F
Gilbert Courthiade, F
DNS Francois Migault, F
2195
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
4h
Engine
48
DNF
27
Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 910 (907 engine?)
Christian Poirot, F
Jean-Claude Andruet, F (DND)
DNS Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
2381
2997?
F6
F8?
Dunlop
P
3000
3h
Accident damage
49
DNF
5
Racing Team VDS, B
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet/Morand
Teddy Pilette, B
Gustave 'Taf' Gosselin, B
4995
V8
Firestone
S
5000
3h
Piston
50
DNQ
45
Claude Laurent, F
Porsche 911 S
Claude Laurent, F
Jacques Marché, F
2195
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
-
-
51
DNQ
68
The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
John Chatham, GB
Mike Coombe, GB
William 'Bill' Tuckett, GB
2195
F6
Dunlop
GT
+2000
-
-
52
DNQ
52
Ecurie Léopard, F
Alpine A110 - Renault 1600
Joseph Bourdon, F
Maurice Nussbaumer, F
1596
L4
-
GT
2000
-
-
53
DNQ
64
Porsche Kremer Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 S
Claude Buchet, F
"Agéres" (Jean-Paul Agére), F
2381
2195?
F6
-
GT
+2000
-
Withdrawn
54
DNA
3
Troy Promotions Inc., USA
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Tony DeLorenzo, USA
Don Yenko, USA
6997
V8
-
GT
+2000
-
-
55
DNA
4
Troy Promotions Inc., USA
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
John Mahler, USA
Richard 'Dick' Thompson, USA
6997
V8
-
GT
+2000
-
-
56
DNA
24
Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 908
José Maria Palomo, E
-
2997
F8
-
P
3000
-
-
57
DNA
70
Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 914/6 GT
Juan Fernandez, E
Jorge Babler, E
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
58
DNA
74
Roland Tozzi, F
Porsche 911 S
Roland Tozzi, F
-
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
59
DNA
75
Andre Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 T
Jean-Jacques Cochet, CH
Jean Selz, CH
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
60
DNA
29
Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
2998
V8
-
P
3000
-
-
61
DNA
30
Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
2998
V8
-
P
3000
-
-
62
DNA
31
Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
2998
V8
-
P
3000
-
-
63
DNA
47
Team Huron
Huron 4A - Ford Cosworth
-
-
1798
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
64
DNA
48
Team Huron
Huron 4A - Ford Cosworth
-
-
1798
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
65
DNA
52
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Chevron B16 - BMW
-
-
2000
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
66
DNA
53
Steinmetz Automobil Technik GmbH, D
Chevron B19 - Opel/Steinmetz
Arthur Blank, CH
Bob Wollek, F
1990
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
67
DNA
54
Francois Migault, F
Huron 4A - Ford Cosworth
Francois Migault, F
-
1798
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
68
DNA
55
Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Lola T212 - Ford Cosworth FVC
-
-
1798
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
69
DNA
64
The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
-
-
2195
F6
-
GT
+2000
-
-
70
DNA
68
Alain Clément
Porsche 914/6 GT
-
-
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
71
REE
5
Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Ferrari 512 F (F=Filipinetti)
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
Ronnie Peterson, S
4993
V12
-
S
5000
-
-
72
REE
59
Sepp Greger, CH
Porsche 908
Ernst Kraus, D
Dieter Basche, D
2997
F8
-
P
3000
-
-
73
REE
60
Peter Weichert, D
Porsche 908
Peter Weichert, D
Erwin 'Barney' Barnes, USA
2997
F8
-
P
3000
-
-
74
REE
61
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 312 P
Jacky Ickx, B
Clay Regazzoni, CH
2990
V12
-
P
3000
-
-
75
REE
65
Camel Filters Team Huron, GB
Huron 4A - Ford Cosworth
Francois Migault, F
-
1798
L4
-
P
2000
-
-
76
REE
66
Ecurie Volants Shell, F
BBM 2-C - BMW/Alpina
Guy Dhôtel, F
Joël Auvray, F
1995
-
P
2000
-
-
77
REE
71
John L'Amie, IRL
Porsche 910
John L'Amie, IRL
Brian Nelson, IRL
1991
F6
-
S
2000
-
-
78
NAC
-
Ecurie Evergreen, GB
Ford GT 40
Chris Craft, GB
Malcolm Guthrie, GB
Frank Gardner, AUS
4700
V8
-
S
5000
-
-
79
DNA
-
David Piper Autorace, GB
Porsche 917
-
-
4907
F12
-
S
5000
-
-
80
DNA
19
Escuderia Nacional C.S., E
Porsche 917 K
Alex Soler-Roig, E
-
4907
F12
-
S
5000
-
-
81
DNA
23
Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917
Rudi Lins, A
Willibert 'Willi' Kauhsen, D
Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
4907
F12
-
S
5000
-
-
82
DNA
59
Vereinigung Süddeutscher Automobilsportler, D
Porsche 908
-
-
2997
F8
-
P
3000
-
-
83
DNA
59
Ecurie Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 S
Björn Waldegård, S
-
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
84
DNA
72
Porsche Kremer Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 S
Erwin Kremer, D
Günther Huber, A
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
85
DNA
73
Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 914/6 GT
-
-
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
86
DNA
-
Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 911 S
Paul Keller, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
Bernard Cheneviére, CH
1991
F6
-
GT
2000
-
-
87
DNA
-
Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 908/02
Christian Poirot, F
-
2997
F8
-
P
3000
-
-
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