1963 Le Mans 24 Hours

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
4
Laps
339
Pole
Fastest Lap
Surtees, 3m 53.3s
1963 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Ludovico Scarfiotti

21

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 250P (Dunlop)

24h

10

 

Lorenzo Bandini

       

10

2

14

Beurlys

24

Ecurie Nationale Belge

Ferrari 250GTO

323 laps

9

 

Gerald Langlois van Ophem

       

9

3

Umberto Maglioli

22

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 250P

323 laps

8

 

Michael Parkes

       

8

4

10

Pierre Dumay

25

Ecurie Francorchamps

Ferrari 250GTO

322 laps

6

 

Elde

       

6

5

6

Mike Salmon

12

Maranello Concessionaires

Ferrari 330LMB

314 laps

5

 

Jack Sears

       

5

6

9

David Piper

26

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 250GTO

312 laps

4

 

Masten Gregory

       

4

7

14

Peter Bolton

3

AC Cars

AC Cobra-Ford

310 laps

3

 

Ninian Sanderson

       

3

8

15

Herbert Linge

28

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 718 WRS

300 laps

2

 

Edgar Barth

       

2

9

11

Briggs Cunningham

15

Briggs Cunningham

Jaguar E-type

283 laps

1

 

Bob Grossman

       

1

10

26

John Wagstaff

39

Team Elite

Lotus Elite

270 laps

1

 

Patrick Ferguson

       

1

11

30

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

53

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

Rene Bonnet LM6-Renault

269 laps

1

 

Claude Bobrowski

       

1

12

19

Paddy Hopkirk

31

Alan Hutcheson

MG B

264 laps

1

 

Alan Hutcheson

       

1

DSQ

Giampiero Biscaldi

35

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ

70 laps Premature oil change

0

 

Kim

       

0

DSQ

Ed Hugus

4

Ed Hugus

AC Cobra-Ford

127 laps Premature oil change

0

 

Peter Jopp

       

0

DSQ

Jean-Georges Branche

58

JG Branche

Abarth 850S-Fiat

96 laps Premature oil change

0

 

Claude Dubois

       

0

NC

Bruno Basini

41

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

Rene Bonnet LM6-Renault

211 laps Not classified

0

 

Robert Bouharde

       

0

NC

Chris Lawrence

44

Lawrence Tune Engines

Deep Sanderson 301-BMC

110 laps Not classified

0

 

Chris Spender

       

0

NC

Richie Ginther

00

Owen Racing Organisation

Rover-BRM

310 laps Not classified

0

 

Graham Hill

       

0

R

Roger Penske

10

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 330LM

113 laps Oil line

0

 

Pedro Rodriguez

       

0

R

Dan Gurney

11

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 330LMB

126 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jim Hall

       

0

R

Walt Hansgen

14

Briggs Cunningham

Jaguar E-type

8 laps Gearbox

0

 

Augie Pabst

       

0

R

Paul Richards

16

Briggs Cunningham

Jaguar E-type

40 laps Accident

0

 

Roy Salvadori

       

0

R

Peter Lumsden

17

Peter Sargent

Lister-Jaguar

29 laps Engine

0

 

Peter Sargent

       

0

R

Lucien Bianchi

18

David Brown Corporation

Aston Martin DP215

29 laps Transmission

0

 

Phil Hill

       

0

R

Franc

19

J Kerguen

Aston Martin DB4GTZ

69 laps Sub-frame

0

 

Jean Kerguen

       

0

R

Lucky Casner

2

Maserati France

Maserati Tipo 151/3

40 laps Transmission

0

 

Andre Simon

       

0

R

Carlo Abate

20

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 250GTO

105 laps Accident

0

 

Fernand Tavano

       

0

R

Carel Godin de Beaufort

29

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 356B GS

94 laps Engine

0

 

Gerhard Koch

       

0

R

Willy Mairesse

23

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 250P

252 laps Fire

0

 

John Surtees

       

0

R

Jo Bonnier

27

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 718/8

109 laps Accident

0

 

Tony Maggs

       

0

R

Christian Bino Heins

48

Automobiles Alpine

Alpine M63-Renault

50 laps Fatal accident

0

 

Jose Rosinski

       

0

R

Rene Richard

49

Automobiles Alpine

Alpine M63-Renault

63 laps Clutch

0

 

Piero Frescobaldi

       

0

R

Bernard Boyer

50

Automobiles Alpine

Alpine M63-Renault

227 laps Engine

0

 

Guy Verrier

       

0

R

Roger Masson

51

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

Rene Bonnet LM6-Renault

4 laps Accident

0

 

Pierre Monneret

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Manzon

52

Urbain Fabre

Rene Bonnet LM6-Renault

47 laps Accident

0

 

Jean Rolland

       

0

R

Bob Olthoff

42

Austin Healey

Austin Healey Sprite

94 laps Accident

0

 

John Whitmore

       

0

R

Karl Foitek

36

Ecurie Filipinetti

Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ

7 laps Valve

0

 

Armand Schafer

       

0

R

John Coundley

38

Team Elite

Lotus Elite

167 laps Engine

0

 

Frank Gardner

       

0

R

Ben Pon

30

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 356B GS

115 laps Engine

0

 

Heinz Schiller

       

0

R

Keith Ballisat

32

Sunbeam Talbot

Sunbeam Alpine

200 laps Engine

0

 

Jack Lewis

       

0

R

Peter Procter

33

Sunbeam Talbot

Sunbeam Alpine

93 laps Engine

0

 

Peter Harper

       

0

R

Romolo Rossi

34

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ

165 laps Gearbox

0

 

Giancarlo Sala

       

0

R

Richard Attwood

6

Lola Cars

Lola Mk6 GT-Ford

151 laps Accident

0

 

David Hobbs

       

0

R

Jo Schlesser

7

David Brown Corporation

Aston Martin DP214

139 laps Engine

0

 

Bill Kimberley

       

0

R

Bruce McLaren

8

David Brown Corporation

Aston Martin DP214

59 laps Engine

0

 

Innes Ireland

       

0

R

Jean Guichet

9

Pierre Noblet

Ferrari 330LMB

75 laps Oil pipe

0

 

Pierre Noblet

       

0

R

Gerard Laureau

54

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

Rene Bonnet RB5-Renault

25 laps Out of fuel

0

 

Jean Vinatier

       

0

R

Lucien Barthe

55

"Sarayac"

Abarth 1000SP-Fiat

3 laps Engine

0

 

Sarayac

       

0

R

Alain Bertaut

56

Auto Union

CD Manzel-DKW

1 laps Accident

0

 

Andre Guilhaudin

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Roger Penske

North American Racing Team

3m 50.9s

1

Pedro Rodriguez

North American Racing Team

3m 50.9s

2

Lorenzo Bandini

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 51.3s

2

Ludovico Scarfiotti

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 51.3s

3

Umberto Maglioli

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 51.6s

3

Michael Parkes

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 51.6s

4

Lucien Bianchi

David Brown Corporation

3m 52s

4

Phil Hill

David Brown Corporation

3m 52s

6

Lucky Casner

Maserati France

3m 56.2s

6

Andre Simon

Maserati France

3m 56.2s

6

Willy Mairesse

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 53.3s

6

John Surtees

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 53.3s

7

Dan Gurney

North American Racing Team

3m 59.5s

7

Jim Hall

North American Racing Team

3m 59.5s

8

Innes Ireland

David Brown Corporation

4m 0.5s

8

Bruce McLaren

David Brown Corporation

4m 0.5s

9

Jean Guichet

Pierre Noblet

4m 0.8s

9

Pierre Noblet

Pierre Noblet

4m 0.8s

10

Jo Schlesser

David Brown Corporation

4m 4.7s

10

Bill Kimberley

David Brown Corporation

4m 4.7s

11

Mike Salmon

Maranello Concessionaires

4m 4.8s

11

Jack Sears

Maranello Concessionaires

4m 4.8s

12

Fernand Tavano

Scuderia Ferrari

4m 5.5s

12

Carlo Abate

Scuderia Ferrari

4m 5.5s

14

Pierre Dumay

Ecurie Francorchamps

4m 6.9s

14

Elde

Ecurie Francorchamps

4m 6.9s

14

Walt Hansgen

Briggs Cunningham

4m 6.9s

14

Augie Pabst

Briggs Cunningham

4m 6.9s

15

Masten Gregory

North American Racing Team

4m 7.2s

15

David Piper

North American Racing Team

4m 7.2s

16

Beurlys

Ecurie Nationale Belge

4m 7.8s

16

Gerald Langlois van Ophem

Ecurie Nationale Belge

4m 7.8s

17

Jo Bonnier

Porsche System Engineering

4m 7.9s

17

Tony Maggs

Porsche System Engineering

4m 7.9s

18

Paul Richards

Briggs Cunningham

4m 9.1s

18

Roy Salvadori

Briggs Cunningham

4m 9.1s

19

Franc

J Kerguen

4m 10.7s

19

Jean Kerguen

J Kerguen

4m 10.7s

20

Briggs Cunningham

Briggs Cunningham

4m 11.5s

20

Bob Grossman

Briggs Cunningham

4m 11.5s

21

Peter Bolton

AC Cars

4m 12.4s

21

Ninian Sanderson

AC Cars

4m 12.4s

22

Richard Attwood

Lola Cars

4m 13.1s

22

David Hobbs

Lola Cars

4m 13.1s

23

Edgar Barth

Porsche System Engineering

4m 13.2s

23

Herbert Linge

Porsche System Engineering

4m 13.2s

24

Peter Lumsden

Peter Sargent

4m 13.4s

24

Peter Sargent

Peter Sargent

4m 13.4s

25

Ed Hugus

Ed Hugus

4m 13.4s

25

Peter Jopp

Ed Hugus

4m 13.4s

26

Ben Pon

Porsche System Engineering

4m 35.8s

26

Heinz Schiller

Porsche System Engineering

4m 35.8s

27

Gerhard Koch

Porsche System Engineering

4m 39.7s

27

Carel Godin de Beaufort

Porsche System Engineering

4m 39.7s

28

Karl Foitek

Ecurie Filipinetti

4m 40.2s

28

Armand Schafer

Ecurie Filipinetti

4m 40.2s

29

Piero Frescobaldi

Automobiles Alpine

4m 42.8s

29

Rene Richard

Automobiles Alpine

4m 42.8s

30

John Coundley

Team Elite

4m 46.1s

30

Frank Gardner

Team Elite

4m 46.1s

31

Paddy Hopkirk

Alan Hutcheson

4m 49s

31

Alan Hutcheson

Alan Hutcheson

4m 49s

32

Jean-Pierre Manzon

Urbain Fabre

4m 50.4s

32

Jean Rolland

Urbain Fabre

4m 50.4s

33

Jose Rosinski

Automobiles Alpine

4m 51.4s

33

Christian Bino Heins

Automobiles Alpine

4m 51.4s

34

Giampiero Biscaldi

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

4m 52.2s

34

Kim

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

4m 52.2s

35

Roger Masson

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

4m 53.6s

35

Pierre Monneret

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

4m 53.6s

36

John Wagstaff

Team Elite

4m 53.8s

36

Patrick Ferguson

Team Elite

4m 53.8s

37

Romolo Rossi

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

4m 58.7s

37

Giancarlo Sala

Scuderia Sant Ambroeus

4m 58.7s

38

Bob Olthoff

Austin Healey

4m 58.7s

38

John Whitmore

Austin Healey

4m 58.7s

39

Bruno Basini

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 0.4s

39

Robert Bouharde

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 0.4s

40

Guy Verrier

Automobiles Alpine

5m 1.7s

40

Bernard Boyer

Automobiles Alpine

5m 1.7s

41

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 1.7s

41

Claude Bobrowski

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 1.7s

42

Alain Bertaut

Auto Union

5m 4.2s

42

Andre Guilhaudin

Auto Union

5m 4.2s

43

Keith Ballisat

Sunbeam Talbot

5m 5.2s

43

Jack Lewis

Sunbeam Talbot

5m 5.2s

44

Peter Procter

Sunbeam Talbot

5m 6.8s

44

Peter Harper

Sunbeam Talbot

5m 6.8s

45

Gerard Laureau

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 11.7s

45

Jean Vinatier

Automobiles Rene Bonnet

5m 11.7s

46

Lucien Barthe

"Sarayac"

5m 16.4s

46

Sarayac

"Sarayac"

5m 16.4s

47

Chris Lawrence

Lawrence Tune Engines

5m 40.9s

47

Chris Spender

Lawrence Tune Engines

5m 40.9s

48

Jean-Georges Branche

JG Branche

5m 44.6s

48

Claude Dubois

JG Branche

5m 44.6s

49

Richie Ginther

Owen Racing Organisation

4m 22s

49

Graham Hill

Owen Racing Organisation

4m 22s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.365 (Miles)

Record

Denny Hulme and Mario Andretti (both Ford GT40 Mk4), 3m23.6, 147.908 mph, Sports Cars, 1967

3,169

Championships

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13,969

Results

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16,067

Drivers

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9,348

Teams

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865

Circuits

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