XLIII Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1975
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 14-15, warm, dry Track Length (m): 13 640
Attendance: 80 000 Pole Position: Jacky Ickx, Mirage, 3:27.06 = 236.531 km/h
Entries: 101 Fastest Lap: Chris Craft, De Cadenet Lola, 3:53.80 = 210.025 km/h
Practiced: 71 Distance (km): 4595.577
Starters: 55 Average Speed (km/h): 191.482
Classified: 30   Limited fuel tanks, 20 laps between refuelling.

 

Pos Cla. # Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
1 1 11 Gulf Research Racing Co, GB
Gulf GR8 (Mirage) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Derek Bell, GB
Jacky Ickx, B
2993 V8 GY S
3000
337  
2 2 5 Automobiles Ligier - Gitanes, F
Ligier JS2 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
Guy Chasseuil, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
DNS Henri Pescarolo, F
2993 V8 M S
3000
336  
3 3 10 Gulf Research Racing Co, GB
Gulf GR8 (Mirage) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Vern Schuppan, AUS
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, F
2993 V8 GY S
3000
331  
4 4 15 Joest Racing Ovoro, D
Porsche 908/03
Reinhold Jöst, D
Mario Casoni, I
Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Helmut Kelleners, D
2997 F8 GY S
3000
326  
5 5 58 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
John Fitzpatrick, GB
Toine Hezemans, NL
Manfred Schurti, FL
Gijs van Lennep, NL
Georg Loos, D
DNS Tim Schenken, AUS
2992 F6   GTS 316  
6 6 69 "Beurlys", B
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
"Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
Nick Faure, GB
John Cooper, GB
DNS Baron Huges de Fierlandt, B
2992 F6   GTS 312  
7 7 53 ASA Cachia Bondy, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Jacques Borras, F
Pascal Moisson, F
Henri Cachia, F
DNS Denis Rua, F
2992 F6   GTS 310  
8 8 55 Ecurie Robert Buchet, F
Porsche 911 Carrara RSR
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Jacques Bienvenue, CDN
DNS Bob Wollke, F
2992 F6   GTS 305  
9 9 65 Jägermeister Kremer, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSK
Billy Sprowls, USA
Juan-Carlos Bolanos, MEX
Andres Contreras, MEX
DNS Paul Keller, CH
DNS Erwin Kremer, D
2992 F6 D GTS 305  
10 10 84 Gerhard Maurer, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Gerhard Maurer, CH
Christian Beez, D
Eugen Strähl, CH
DNS Paul Keller, CH
DNS Georges Bosshard, CH
2992 F6   GTP 296  
11 11 67 Anny-Charlotte Verney, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Anny-Charlotte Verney, F
Yvette Fontaine, F
Corinne Tarnaud, F
2992 F6   GTP 295  
12 12 47 Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Teddy Pilette, B
Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
  V12   GTS 294  
13 13 48 Marcel Mignot, F
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Marcel Mignot, F
Harry Jones, USA
Philippe Gurdjian, F
4390 V12   GTS 294  
14 14 4 Alain de Cadenet, GB
De Cadenet Lola T380 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Alain de Cadenet, GB
Chris Craft, GB
DNS Guy Edwards, GB
DNS John Nicholson, NZ
2993 V8 GY S
3000
292  
15 15 20 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo
Bernard Béguin, F
Peter Zbinden, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
DNS Juan Fernandez, E
2142
tc
F6   GTX 291  
16 16 43 Team Claude Dubois, B
(Ecuador Marlboro Team, EC)
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Pierre Rubens, CH
Paolo Bozzetto, I
DNS Claude Bourgoignie, B
DNS Willy Braillard, F
5763 V8 M GTS 291  
17 17 77 Philippe Dagoreau, F
Porsche 911 Carrrera RS
Thierry Sabine, F
Philippe Dagoreau, F
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
2992 F6   GTP 285  
18 18 80 X Racing, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Raymond Touroul, F
Philippe Hesnault, F
2992 F6   GTP 284  
19 19 63 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Jean-Claude Bering, CH
Klaus Utz, D
Horst Godel, D
2992 F6   GTP 284  
20 20 87 X Racing, F
Porsche 911 S
Robert Boubet, F
Philippe Dermagne, F
DNS Raymond Touroul, F
DNS Peter Ochs, D
DNS "Marco"
2647 F6   GTP 282  
21 21 35 Société Esso, F
Moynet LM75 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
Christe Dacremont, F
Michele Mouton, F
Marianne Hoepfner, F
DNS Claudine Trautmann, F
1994 L4 M S
2000
270  
22 22 30 Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Lola T292 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Patrick Daire, F
Alain Levié, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F
1994 L4   S
2000
266  
23 23 61 Ecurie Armagnac Bigorre, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Christian Bussi, F
Patrick Metral, F
DNS Gérard Meo, F
2992 F6   GTS 266  
24 24 28 Société ROC, F
Lola T294 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Francois Servanin, F
Jacques Henry, F
Albert Dufréne, F
1994 L4   S
2000
258  
25 25 71 Joël Laplacette, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Joël Laplacette, F
Claude Piegeon, F
Alain Leroux, F
2992 F6   GTP 258  
26 26 72 André Haller, F
Datsun 240 Z
Hans Schuller, D
André Haller, F
Benois Maechler, F
2394 L6   GTP 254  
27 27 91 Heidegger Racing Team, D
BMW 2002 Ti - BMW M12/Heidegger
Daniel Brillat, F
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
Michel Degoumois, CH
1990 L4 K TS 252  
                     
28 NC 50 Louis Meznarie, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Hubert Striebig, F
Helmut Kirschoffer, F
Pierre Mauroy, F
2992 F6   GTS 243  
29 NC 38 Ray's Racing, GB
Lola T292/4 - Ford Cosworth BDG/Richardson
Nigel Clarkson, GB
Derek Worthington, GB
DNS John Abrahams, ZA
1950 L4 GY S
2000
241  
30 NC 23 Madison Racing Team, GB
March 75S -
Ford Cosworth BDG
Richard Knight, GB
Mike Knight, GB
Christian Mons (aka '"Cyprien"), F
1974 L4 GY S
2000
218  
                     
31 DQ 78 Ecurie Buchet - Cyril Grandet, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Bob Wollek, F
Cyril Grandet, F
DNS Jacques Hoden, F
2992 F6   GTS 294 Premature
refuelling
                     
32 DNF 3 Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 908/02
Christian Poirot, F
Gérard Cuynet, F
Guillermo Ortega, EC
(DNS?) Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
2997 F8   S
3000
249 Drive shaft
33 DNF 27 Société ROC, F
Lola T294 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Laurent Ferrier, F
Xavier Lapeyre, F
Christian Ethuin, F
1994 L4   S
2000
223
24h
Starter
34 DNF 29 Société ROC, F
Lola T292 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Pierre-Marie Painvin, F
Franz Hummel, F
DNS Xavier Lapeyre, F
1994 L4   S
2000
206
23h
CV joint
35 DNF 1 Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 908/02
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
Philippe Carron, CH
Joël Brachet, F
DNS André Wicky, CH
2992 F8 GY S
3000
161
17h
Clutch
36 DNF 6 Automobiles Liger - Gitanes, F
Ligier JS2 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Henri Pescarolo, F
Francois Migault, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Lafosse, F
2993 V8 M S
3000
146
14h
Puncture
37 DNF 59 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Tim Schenken, AUS
Howden Ganley, NZ
DNS Georg Loos, D
DNS Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Franz Pesch, D
2992 F6   GTS 106
14h
Gearbox
38 DNF 52 Ecurie du Nord
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Roger Dorchy, F
William Vollery, CH
Eric Chapuis, CH
2992 F6   GTS 93
13h
Valves
39 DNF 68 Guy Verrier, F
Porsch 911 Carrera RS
Guy Verrier, F
Florian Vetsch, CH
Jean-Robert Corthay, CH
2992 F6 M GTP 91
10h
Head gasket
40 DNF 98 Auto Mazda Claude Buchet, F
Mazda S 124A Coupé
Claude Buchet, F
Jean Rondeau, F
1146 2R D TS 78
13h
Engine
41 DNF 93 Hervé Poulain, F
BMW 3.0 CSL
Sam Posey, GB
Hervé Poulain, F
Jean Guichet, F
3498 L6   TS 73
9h
CV joint
42 DNF 96 Bonnemaison - Thiaw, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Lucien Nageotte, F
Gérard Picard, F
DNS Joël Bonnemaison, F
DNS Marc Geudin, F
DNS Daniel Thiaw, SN
2992 F6   GTP 48
5h
Ignition
43 DNF 16 Joest Racing, D
(Tebernum, D)
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Clemens Schickentanz, D
Hartwig Bertrams, D
DNS Reine Wisell, S
DNS Egon Evertz, D
DNS Reinhold Jöst, D
DNS Mario Casoni, I
2992 F6   GTS 42
5h
Engine
44 DNF 60 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Manfred Schurti, FL
Toine Hezemans, NL
DNS Georg Loos, D
2992 F6   GTS 41 Accident
45 DNF 18 Sigma Automotive Co Ltd, J
Sigma MC-75 - Toyota
Hiroshi Fushida, J
Harakuni Takahashi, J
DNS Yasuaki Mori, J
2290
tc
L4 D S
3000
37 Oil pump
46 DNF 97 Automobiles Ligier - Gitanes, F
Ligier JS2 - Maserati
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
2991 V6   S
3000
36
4h
Accident
47 DNF 95 Shark Team, F
Ford Capri LV
Jean-Claude Guérie, F
Dominique Fornage, F
2998 V6   TS 27
4h
Engine
48 DNF 7 Beurlys Inter Auto, B
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Pierre Polese, F
"Willer" (Germano Premol ?), I
DNS Francesco Damore
DNS Alvise
DNS "Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
5763 V8 M GTS 22 Head gasket
49 DNF 26 Elf Switzerland Co Ltd, CH
Alpine A441 C - Renault
"Marie-Claude Beaumont" (Marie-Claude Charmasson), F
Lella Lombardi, I
DNS Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
DNS Gérard Larrousse, F
1997 V6   S
2000
20 Fuel feed
50 DNF 12 Racing Team Schuthess, CH
Lola T284 (Mader) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Hervé Bayard, F
Heinz Schulthess, CH
DNS André Savary, CH
DNS Corrado Manfredini, I
2993 V8   S
3000
16 Chassis
51 DNF 57 Gante Racing
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
John Rulon-Miller, USA
Tom Waugh, USA
Serge Godard, GB
DNS Martin Birrane, IRL
DNS Jacques Bienvenue, CDN
2992 F6   GTS 16 Oil leak
52 DNF 40 Philippe Mettetal, F
Tecma 755 - Ford Hart
Jean Ragnotti, F
Michel Lateste, F
DNS Marc Sourd, F
DNS Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
1800 L4 M S
2000
11 Fuel injection
53 DNF 83 Jean-Yves Gadal, F
Porsche 911 SC
Jean-Yves Gadal, F
"Segolen" (André Gahinet), F
DNS Philippe Montel, F
2642 F6   GTS 6 Ignition
54 DNF 90 Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
BMW 3.0 CSL
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
"Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F (DND)
3498 L6 D TS 1 Accident
55 DNF 42 Henri Greder, F
Chevrolet Corvette
Alain Cudini, F
Henri Greder, F (DND)
6997 V8   GTS 0 Oil pump
                     
56 DQ 9 Ecuador Marlboro Team, EC
(Team
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Fausto Merello, EC
Francisco Madera, EC (DND)
Louis Larrea, EC (DND)
Guillermo Ortega, EC (DND)
2992 F6   GTS 3 Illegal start
                     
57 DNS 62 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Claude Haldi, CH
Juan Fernandez, E
Francisco Perez, E
Chiribiga
2992 F6   GTS    
58 DNS 45 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Ronnie Bucknum, USA
Carlo Facetti, I
4390 V12 GY GTX   Withdrawn
59 DNS 46 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder
Jean-Pierre Malcher, F
Patrick Langlois, F
Carlo Facetti, I
4390 V12 GY GTS   Withdrawn
60 DNS 99 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Berlinetta Boxer
Lucien Guitteny, F
Jacky Haran, F
Ronnie Bucknum, USA
Carlo Facetti, I
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
4390 V12 GY GTX   Withdrawn
                     
61 DNQ 2 Ecuador Marlboro Team, EC
Porsche 908/02
Lothar Ranft, EC
Guillermo Ortega, EC
DNS Xavier Espinosa (EC)
DNS Pascal Michelet (EC)
2997 F8 GY S
3000
   
62 DNQ 17 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari Dino 308 GT4
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
Harley Cluxton, USA
Richard Bond, GB
2927 V8 GY S
3000
   
63 DNQ 33 Jean-Louis Gama, F
G.L.D. - Porsche
Jean-Louis Gama, F
Franc Leclercq, F
Deneulin
"Woody"
1991 F6   S
2000
   
64 DNQ 34 Paul Rilly, F
Lamborghini 400 GT
Paul Rilly, F
Roger Le Veve, F
3929 V12   GTX    
65 DNQ 39 Michel Lateste, F
Sederap - Ford Cosworth
"Sederap" (Gilbert Sedergo), F
Michel Lateste, F
  L4   S
2000
   
66 DNQ 54 Angelo Pallavicini, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
Marco Vanoli, CH
DNS René Herzog, CH
2993 F6   GTP    
67 DNQ 70 Les Maisons de Week-End, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Jean-Louis Ravenel, F
Jacky Ravenel, F
Dany Wauters, B
2806 F6   GTP    
68 DNQ 73 Thierry Perrier, F
Porsche 911 S
Thierry Perrier, F
Jean Belliard, F
  F6   GTP    
69 DNQ 75 Wicky Racing Team, CH
De Tomas Pantera - Ford
André Wicky, CH
Elio Cogo, F
José Thibault, F
Phlippe Carron, CH
5763 V8   GTS    
70 DNQ 89 Michel Guicherd, F
Chrysler Hemicuda
Michel Guicherd, F
Christian Avril, F
Jean-Claude Geral, F
6976 V8   TS    
71 DNQ 94 Shark Team, F
Ford Capri RS
Christian Gouttepifre, F
Jean-Paul Bodin, F
Joël Bonnemaison, F
  V6   TS    
                     
72 DNA 7 Beurlys Inter Auto, B
Lola T380 - Ford Cosworth DFV
"Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
-
2993 V8   S
3000
   
73 DNA 8 Michel Degoumois, CH
Lola T280 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Jean Bélin, F
Francois Migault, F
2993 V8   S
3000
   
74 DNA 14 Racing Team Schulthess, CH
Lola T284 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Ian Bracey, GB
Jo Vonlanthen, CH
2993 V8   S
3000
   
75 DNA 16 Joest Racing, D
Porsche 908/03
Reinhold Jöst, D
Mario Casoni, I
2994 F8   S
3000
   
76 DNA 19 Ben Heiderich, E
Porsche 908/03 Turbo
Ben Heiderich, E
Emilio Zapico, E
2141
tc
F6   S
3000
   
77 DNA 20 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 908/03
-
-
2994 F8   S
3000
   
78 DNA 21 Herbert Müller, CH
(Martini Racing)
Porsche 908/03 Turbo
Herbert Müller, CH
Leo Kinnunen, SF
2141
tc
F6   S
3000
   
79 DNA 22 Scuderia Jolly Club, I
Lola T294 - Ferrari
Carlo Facetti, I
Martino Finotto, I
2000 V6   S
2000
   
80 DNA 24 Arnold van Dijk, NL
Arno - Ford Cosworth
Manfred Mohr, D
Han Akersloot, NL
2000 L4   S
2000
   
81 DNA 25 Racing Team Schulthess, CH
Lola T294 - Ford Cosworth
Jacques Joliat, CH
-
1998 L4   S
2000
   
82 DNA 31 Gérard Cuynet, F
Porsche 910
Gérard Cuynet, F
Yves Evrard, F
1996 F6   S
2000
   
83 DNA 32 Société Utoring, F
GRAC MT20 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
"Pat Shadock"
Michel Gabriel, F
1994 L4   S
2000
   
84 DNA 34 Paul Rilly, F
Porsche 908 (?)
Paul Rilly, F
Roger Le Veve, F
3000 F8   ? S
3000
   
85 DNA 36 André Moynet, F
Moynet LM75 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
-
-
1980 L4   S
2000
   
86 DNA 37 Cheetah Racing Car Suisse, CH
Cheetah G501 - Ford Cosworth
Reine Wisell, S
John Burton, GB
Manrcio Zanuso, I
Emile A. Elias, F
1975 L4   S
2000
   
87 DNA 44 Wicky Racing Team, CH
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Francois Servanin, F
Jacques Henry, F
Albert Dufréne, F
5673 V8   GTS    
88 DNA 49 Automobiles Charles Pozzi, F
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
-
-
4390 V12   GTS    
89 DNA 51 Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
-
-
2998 F6   GTS    
90 DNA 56 Bernard Cheneviére, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Bernard Cheneviére, CH
Peter Zbinden, CH
2998 F6   GTS    
91 DNA 64 Porsche Kremer, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Helmut Kelleners, D
Jürgen Barth, D
Reine Wisell, S
Erwin Kremer, D
Hans Heyer, D
2992 F6   GTS    
92 DNA 66 Racing Team Schulthess, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
Gérard Cayeux, F
2992 F6   GTS    
93 DNA 76 Gérard Meo, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Gérard Méo, F
Dominique Thiry, F
2996 F6   GTP    
94 DNA 79 Lucien Nageotte, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
-
-
2996 F6   GTP    
95 DNA 81 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
-
-
2996 F6   GTP    
96 DNA 82 Promo Racing Service, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Philippe Bordier, F
Georges Bourdillat, F
2990 F6   GTP    
97 DNA 85 Jean-Louis Davin, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS RS
Porsche 911/83
Jean-Louis Davin, F
Stephan Roux, F
2687 F6   GTP    
98 DNA 86 Didier Lamigeon, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Patrick Guidoux, F
Didier Lamigeon,
Claude Chantilat, F
2647 F6   GTP    
99 DNA 92 Aime Dirand, F
BMW 3.0 CSL
Aime Dirand, F
-
3498 L6   TS    
100 DNA 96 Joël Bonnemaison, F
Ford Capri
Joël Bonnemaison, F
Daniel Thiaw, SN
  V6   TS    
101 DNA 97 Mazda Auto Co Ltd, J
Mazda RX-3
Mazda 12A 2R
Yojiro Terada, J
Yasuhiro Okamoto, J
Takashi Yorino, J
2992 2R   TS    

 

Class Winners:

Sports, over 2000cc Jacky Ickx / Derek Bell Gulf-Mirage GR8 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Sports under 2000cc Marianne Hoepfner / Michele Mouton / Christine Dacremont Moynet LM75 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
GT Special John Fitzpatrick / Gijs van Lennep / Toine Hezemans / Manfred Schurti / Georg Loos Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
GT Production Gerhard Maurer / Christian Beez / Eugen Strähl Porsche 911 Carrera RS
GT Experimental Bernard Beguin / Peter Zbinden / Claude Haldi Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo
Touring Special Daniel Brillat / Giancarlo Gagliardi / Michel Degoumois BMW 2002 Ti

 

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: GY=GoodYear, M=Michelin, D=Dunlop, K=Kléber

 

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