1971 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors
1971 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors
39èmes Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1971
Circuit de la Sarthe

 

Date: June 12-13, sunny 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    

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Laps
Km
Hour
Reason out /
Notes
1 1 22 Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 K
Dr. Helmut Marko, A
Gijs van Lennep, NL
4907 F12 S 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 S 395
5308.348
 
3 3 12 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 M
Sam Posey, USA
Tony Adamowicz, USA
4994 V12 S 366
4922.
 
4 4 16 David Piper Autorace, GB
Ferrari 512 M
Chris Craft, GB
David Weir, USA
4994 V12 S 355
4768.138
 
5 5 58 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB 4 Daytona
Bob Grossman, USA
Luigi Chinetti Jr, USA
4390 V12 S 314
4218.752
 
6 6 63 ASA Cachia Bundi, F
Porsche 911 S
Raymond Touroul,F
André Anselme, F
2381 F6 GT 306
4111.345
 
7 7 49 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 907
Walter Brun, CH
Peter Mattli, CH
1981 F6 P 306
4110.964
 
8 8 38 René Mazzia, F
Porsche 911 EC
René Mazzia, F
Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Buchet, F
2381 F6 GT 303
4077.368
 
9 9 42 Jean Mesange, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Mesange, F
"Gedehem", F
2247 F6 GT 298
4007.739
 
10 10 26 Nicolas Koob, LUX
Porsche 911 S
Erwin Kremer, D
Nicolas Koob, LUX
Günther Huber, A
2381 F6 GT 292
3924.716
Porsche 908 in entrylist.
11 11 39 A.G.A.C.I., F
Porsche 911 S
Guy Verrier, F
Gerard Foucault, F
2246 F6 GT 290
3901.854
 
12 12 44 The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
Paul Vestey, GB
Richard Bond, GB
2247 F6 GT 286
3849.782
 
13 13 36 Ecurie Jean Sage, F
Porsche 911 S
Björn Waldegård, S
Bernard Cheneviére, F
DNS Jean Sage, F
DNS Paul Keller, CH
2381 F6 GT 263
3535.737
 
                   
14 NC 24 Automobiles Ligier
Ligier JS 3 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Guy Ligier, F
Patrick Depailler, F
3000 V8 P 270  
                   
15 DNF 35 Pierre Greub, CH
Porsche 911 S
Sylvain Garant, F
Pierre Greub, CH
2381 F6 GT 21h Camshaft
16 DNF 57 Zitro Racing Team / Dominique Martin, CH
Porsche 917 K
Dominique Martin, CH
Gérard Pillon, CH
4495 F12 S 21h Gearbox
17 DNF 29 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 908/02
André Wicky, CH
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
DNS Willy Meier, D
2997 F8 P 20h Gearbox
18 DNF 17 John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 Lang Heck
Jo Siffert, CH
Derek Bell, GB
4907 F12 S 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 P 18h Fuel injection
20 DNF 9 Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Ferrari 512 M
Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
Alain de Cadenet, GB
4994 V12 S 18h Clutch, gearbox
21 DNF 6 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
(Scuderia Piccho Rosso, I)
Ferrari 512 M
Corrado Manfredini, I
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
4994 V12 S 17h Transmission
22 DNF 47 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Jacques Cochet, CH
Jean Selz, CH
1991 F6 GT 17h Gearbox
23 DNF 1 Ecurie Léopard, F
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
Jean-Pierre Rouget, F
DNS "Sylvain", F
6998 V8 GT 17h Drive shaft
24 DQ/
DNF
30 Louis Cosson, F
Porsche 908/02
Louis Cosson, F
Helmut Leuze, D
2997 F8 P 16h DQ: oil replenish
907 in entry
25 DNF 69 Autohaus Max Moritz GmbH, D
Porsche 914/6 GT
Gerd F. Quist, D
Dietrich Krum, D
1991 F6 GT 15h Gearbox
26 DNF 2 Greder Racing, F
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
"Marie-Claude Beaumont" (Marie-Claude Charmasson), F
Henri Greder, F
DNS Alain Cudini, F
6997 V8 GT 15h Engine
27 DNF 18 John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Porsche 917 LH
Pedro Rodriguez, MEX
Jackie Oliver, GB
4907 F12 S 14h Oil pipe
28 DNF 15 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Ferrari 512 M
José Juncadella, E
Nino Vaccarella, I
DNS David Hobbs, GB
4994 V12 S 14h Gearbox
29 DNF 28 Auguste Veuillet / Etablissement Sonauto, F
Porsche 908/02
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Guy Chasseuil, F
2997 F8 P 14 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
4994 V12 S 13h Rear suspension
31 DNF 65 Jacques 'Jacky' Dechaumel, F
Porsche 911 S
Jacques 'Jacky' Dechaumel, F
Jean-Claude Parot, F
2247 F6 GT 13h Oil pressure
32 DNF 23 Martini International Racing Team (Team Auto-Usdau)
Porsche 917/20 "The Pig"
Reinhold Jöst, D
Willibert 'Willi' Kauhsen, D
DNS Jo Siffert, CH
4907 F12 S 12h Injection link
33 DNF 21 Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917 LH
Vic Elford, GB
Gerard Larrousse, F
4907 F12 S 9h Engine, fan drive
34 DNF 33 Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Cassegrain, CH
Jacques Rey, CH
2381 F6 GT 9h Gearbox
35 DNF 46 Ecurie Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 914/6 GT
Paul Keller, CH
Jean Sage, F
1991 F6 GT 9h Oil pressure
36 DNF 34 Richie Ginther Racing Inc., USA
Porsche 911 S
Alan Johnson, USA
Elliot Forbes-Robinson, USA
2381 F6 GT 8h Engine, Oil pipe
37 DNF 37 Pierre Mauroy, F
Porsche 911 S
Pierre Mauroy, F
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
2381 F6 GT 8h Gearbox
38 DNF 40 Jean Egreteaud, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean Egreteaud, F
Jean-Marie Jacquemin, F
2247 F6 GT 8h Engine
39 DNF 41 Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Willy Braillard, B
DNS Rolf Göring, D
2247 F6 GT 8h Gearbox
40 DNF 50 Camel Filters Team Huron, GB
Lola T212 - Ford Cosworth FVC/Smith
Guy Edwards, GB
Roger Enever, GB
1798 4 P 8h Flywheel
41 DNF 11 Roger Penske / Kirk F. White, USA
(North American Racing Team, USA)
Ferrari 512 M/P
Mark Donohue, USA
David Hobbs, GB
4994 V12 S 6h Engine
42 DNF 10 Gelo Racing Team, D
Ferrari 512 M
Georg Loos, D
Franz Pesch, D
4994 V12 S 6h Piston
43 DNF 60 Claude Haldi , CH
(Team Auto-Usdau)
Porsche 908/02
Claude Haldi, CH
Hans-Dieter Weigel, D
2997 F8 P 6h Gearbox
44 DNF 14 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 S Spyder
Masten Gregory, USA
George Eaton, CDN (DND)
4994 V12 S 5h Dirt in fuel injection
45 DNF 66 Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Claude Guérie, F
Claude Mathurin, F
2447 F6 GT 5h Engine, timing chain
46 DNF 48 Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Mario Ilotte, I
DNS Raffaele Ciarpaglini, I
2245 F6 GT 5h Piston
47 DNF 43 Francois Migault, F
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Bodin, F
Gilbert Courthiade, F
DNS Francois Migault, F
2195 F6 GT 4h Engine over-revved
48 DNF 27 Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 910 - 907 Engine
Christian Poirot, F
Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
2300

2997
F6

F8
P

P

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 S 3h Piston
                   
50 DNQ 64 Porsche Kremer Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 S (T ?)
Claude Buchet, F
"Agéres"(Jean-Paul Agére), F
2381 F6 GT   Withdrawn
51 DNQ 52 Ecurie Léopard, F
Alpine A110 - Renault 1600
Joseph Bourdon, F
Maurice Nussbaumer, F
1596 4 GT    
52 DNQ 68 The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
John Chatham, GB
Mike Coombe, GB
res. Bill Tuckett, GB
2195 F6 GT    
53 DNQ 45 Claude Laurent, F
Porsche 911 S
Claude Laurent, F
Jacques Marché, F
2195 F6 GT    
                   
54 DNA 66 Ecurie Volant Shell, F
BBM 2-C - BMW
Guy Dhotel, F
Joil Auvray, F
1995   P   Reserve entry
55 DNA   Ecurie Evergreen, GB
Ford GT 40
Chris Craft, GB
Malcolm Guthrie, GB
Frank Gardner, AUS
  V8 S   Entry not accepted
56 DNA 3 Troy Promotion Inc., USA
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Tony de Lorenzo, USA
Don Yenko, USA
6997 V8 GT    
57 DNA 4 Troy Promotion Inc., USA
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Don Mahler, USA
Richard 'Dick' Thompson, USA
6997 V8 GT    
58 DNA 5 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Ferrari 512 M
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
Ronnie Peterson, S
4999 V12 S   Reserve entry
59 DNA 23 Martini International Racing Team, D
Porsche 917
Rudi Lins, A
Willibert "Willi" Kauhsen, D
Kurt Ahrens Jnr, D
  F12 S    
60 DNA 55 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Lola T 212 - Ford Cosworth FVC
-
-
1790 4 P    
61 DNA 61 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 312 P
Jacky Ickx, B
Clay Regazzoni, CH
2990 V12 P    
62 DNA 65 Camel Filters Team Huron, GB
Huron 4A - Ford
Francois Migault, F
-
2000 4 P    
63 DNA 68 Alain Clément
Porsche 914/6 GT
-
-
1991 F6 GT    
64 DNA 70 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 914/6 GT
Juan Fernandez, E
Jorge Babler, E
1991 F6 GT    
65 DNA 71 John L'Amie, IRL
Porsche 910
John L'Amie, IRL
Brian Nelson, IRL
1991 F6 GT   Reserve entry
66 DNA   David Piper Autorace, GB
Porsche 917
-
-
4907 F12 S    
67 DNA 19 Escuderia Nacional C.S., E
Porsche 917 K
Alex Soler-Roig, E
-
4907 F12 S    
68 DNA 52 Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Chevron B16 - BMW
-
-
    P    
69 DNA 29 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
3000 V8 P   Withdrawn
70 DNA 30 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
3000 V8 P   Withdrawn
71 DNA 31 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33/3
-
-
3000 V8 P   Withdrawn
72 DNA 47 Team Huron,
Huron 4A - Ford
-
-
  4 P    
73 DNA 48 Team Huron
Huron 4A - Ford
-
-
  4 P    
74 DNA 72 Porsche Kremer Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 S
Erwin Kremer, D
Günther Huber, A
1991 F6 GT    
75 DNA 53 Steinmetz Automobil Technik GmbH, D
Chevron B19 - Opel
Arthur Blanck, CH
Bob Wollek, F
1990 4 P    
76 DNA 59 Vereinigung Süddeutscher Automobilsportler, D
Porsche 908
-
-
2997 F8 P    
77 DNA 60 Peter Weichert, D
Porsche 908
Peter Weichert, D
Erwin 'Barney' Barnes, USA
2997 F8 P   Reserve entry
78 DNA 73 Rey Racing, CH
Porsche 914/6 GT
-
-
1991 F6 GT    
79 DNA 74 Roland Tozzi, F
Porsche 911 S
Roland Tozzi, F
-
1991 F6 GT    
80 DNA   Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 911 S
Paul Keller, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
Bernard Cheneviére, CH
1991 F6 GT    
81 DNA 24 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 908
José Ma Palomo,
-
2997 F8 P    
82 DNA   Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 908/02
Christian Poirot, F
-
2997 F8 P    
83 DNA 59 Ecurie Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 S
Björn Waldegård, S
-
1991 F6 GT    
84 DNA   Sepp Greger, CH
Porsche 908
Ernst Kraus, D
Dieter Basche, D
2997 F8 GT    
85 DNA 64 The Paul Watson Race Organisation, GB
Porsche 911 S
-
-
2195 F6 GT    
86 DNA 65 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 T
Jean-Jacques Cochet, F
Jean Selz, CH
  F6 GT    

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