XXXIX Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1971
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 12-13, cool, dry Track Length (m): 13 469
Attendance:   Pole Position: Jackie Oliver, Porsche 917, 3:13.9 = 250.069 km/h
Entries: 74 Fastest Lap: Jackie Oliver, Porsche 917, 3.18.4 = 244.387 km/h
Practiced: 53 Distance (km): 5335.313
Starters: 49 Average Speed (km/h): 222.304
Classified: 13   World Sportscar Championship, Rd 9

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
Notes
1 1 22 Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 K
Dr. Helmut Marko, A
Gijs van Lennep, NL
4907 F12 F 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 F S
5000
395
5308.348
 
3 3 12 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 M
Sam Posey, USA
Tony Adamowicz, USA
4993 V12 GY S
5000
366
4922.
 
4 4 16 David Piper Autorace, GB
Ferrari 512 M
Chris Craft, GB
David Weir, USA
4993 V12 GY 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 GY S
5000
314
4218.752
 
6 6 63 ASA Cachia Bundi, F
Porsche 911 S
Raymond Touroul, F
André Anselme, F
2381 F6 D+M 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 F P
2000
306
4110.964
#51 at test
8 8 38 René Mazzia, F
Porsche 911 EC
René Mazzia, F
Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Claude Buchet, F
2381 F6 M+D GT
+2000
303
4077.368
#39 at test
9 9 42 Jean Mesagne, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Mesange, F
"Gedehem" (Gérard Darton-Merlin), F
2247 F6 D GT
+2000
298
4007.739
#80 at test
10 10 26 Nicolas Koob, LUX
Porsche 911 S
DNS Porsche 908
Erwin Kremer, D
Nicolas Koob, LUX
Günther Huber, A
2381 F6 D 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 D GT
+2000
290
3901.854
#36 at test
12 12 44 The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
Paul Vestey, GB
Richard Bond, GB
2247 F6 D 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 M P
3000
270 #32 at test
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 GY GT
+2000
263
3535.737
Classified 13th ?
#35 at test
                     
15 DNF 57 Zitro Racing Team / Dominique Martin, CH
Porsche 917 K
Dominique Martin, CH
Gérard Pillon, CH
4495 F12 GY S
5000
21h Gearbox
16 DNF 35 Pierre Greub, CH
Porsche 911 S
Sylvain Garant, F
Pierre Greub, CH
2381 F6 D 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 F P
3000
20h Gearbox
#28 at test
18 DNF 17 John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 LH
Jo Siffert, CH
Derek Bell, GB
4907 F12 F S
5000
18h Crankcase split
#16 at test
19 DNF 32 Equipe Matra, F
Matra-Simca MS660
Chris Amon, NZ
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
2993 V12 GY 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 F 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 GY S
5000
17h Gearbox
22 DNF 47 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Jacques Cochet, CH
Jean Selz, CH
1991 F6 D 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 D 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 D 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 GY 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 M 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 F S
5000
14h Oil pipe
#21 at test
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 F S
5000
14h Gearbox
29 DNF 28 Auguste Veuillet / Ets. Sonauto, F
Porsche 908/2
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Guy Chasseuil, F
2997 F8 D P
3000
14h Accident
#27 at test
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 GY 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 D GT
+2000
13h Oil pressure
#69 at test
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 F S
5000
12h Accident
#20 at test
33 DNF 21 Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 LH
Vic Elford, GB
Gérard Larrousse, F
4907 F12 F S
5000
9h Overheating
34 DNF 33 Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Cassegrain, F
Jacques Rey, F
2381 F6 D 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 F 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 GY GT
+2000
8h Engine
#42 at test
37 DNF 37 Pierre Mauroy, F
Porsche 911 S
Pierre Mauroy, F
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
2381 F6 D GT
+2000
8h Gearbox
#38 at test
38 DNF 40 Jean Egreteaud, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Egreteaud, F
Jean-Marie Jacquemin, B
2247 F6 D 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 D 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 D 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 GY S
5000
6h Engine
42 DNF 10 Gelo Racing Team, D
Ferrari 512 M
Georg Loos, D
Franz Pesch, D
4993 V12 F 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 F P
3000
6h Gearbox
44 DNF 14 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 S
Masten Gregory, USA
George Eaton, CDN (DND)
4993 V12 GY S
5000
5h Fuel system
45 DNF 66 Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Claude Guérie, F
Claude Mathurin, F
2247 F6 D+M 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 P 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 D 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?
D 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 F S
5000
3h Piston
                     
50 DNQ 45 Claude Laurent, F
Porsche 911 S
Claude Laurent, F
Jacques Marché, F
2195 F6 D 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 D 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
   

 

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

 

DNF Did Not Finish
DQ Disqualified
NC Not Classified
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualified
DNA Did Not Arrive
REE Reserve Entry
NAC Not Accepted

 

Tyres: F=Firestone, GY=GoodYear, D=Dunlop, M=Michelin, P=Pirelli

 

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