1971 Le Mans 24 Hours

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
9
Laps
397
Pole
Fastest Lap
Oliver, 3m 18.4s
1971 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

4

Helmut Marko

22

International Martini Racing Team

Porsche 917K (Firestone)

24h

8

 

Gijs van Lennep

       

8

2

9

Richard Attwood

19

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917K (Firestone)

395 laps

6

 

Herbert Muller

       

6

3

9

Sam Posey

12

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 512M (Goodyear)

366 laps

4

 

Tony Adamowicz

       

4

4

5

David Weir

16

David Piper Autorace

Ferrari 512M (Goodyear)

355 laps

3

 

Chris Craft

       

3

5

28

Luigi Chinetti jr

58

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

314 laps

2

 

Bob Grossman

       

2

6

34

Anselme

63

ASA Cachia

Porsche 911S (Michelin)

306 laps

1

 

Raymond Touroul

       

1

7

17

Peter Mattli

49

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 907 (Firestone)

306 laps

0

 

Walter Brun

       

0

8

31

Jurgen Barth

38

R Mazzia

Porsche 911E (Michelin)

303 laps

0

 

Rene Mazzia

       

0

9

36

Jean Mesange

42

J Mesange

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

298 laps

0

 

Gedehem

       

0

10

25

Nicolas Koob

26

Nicolas Koob

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

292 laps

0

 

Erwin Kremer

       

0

 

Gunther Huber

       

0

11

37

Guy Verrier

39

AGACI

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

290 laps

0

 

Gerard Foucault

       

0

12

30

Paul Vestey

44

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

286 laps

0

 

Richard Bond

       

0

DNQ

Mike Coombe

68

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

0

 

Bill Tuckett

       

0

 

John Chatham

       

0

DNQ

Claude Buchet

64

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

0

 

Jean-Paul Ageres

       

0

DNQ

Joseph Bourdon

52

Ecurie Leopard

Alpine A110-Renault (Michelin)

0

 

Maurice Nusbaumer

       

0

DNQ

Jacques Marche

45

Claude Laurent

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

0

 

Claude Laurent

       

0

NC

Guy Ligier

24

Automobiles Ligier

Ligier JS3-Ford (Goodyear)

270 laps Not classified

0

 

Patrick Depailler

       

0

NC

Bernard Cheneviere

36

J Sage

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

263 laps Not classified

0

 

Bjorn Waldegaard

       

0

R

Elliott Forbes-Robinson

34

Richie Ginther Racing

Porsche 911S (Goodyear)

50 laps Oil pressure

0

 

Alan Johnson

       

0

R

Marie-Claude Beaumont

2

Greder Racing

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

141 laps Engine

0

 

Henri Greder

       

0

R

Jean-Claude Aubriet

1

Ecurie Leopard

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

189 laps Driveshaft

0

 

Jean-Pierre Rouget

       

0

R

Jean-Jacques Cochet

47

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

183 laps Transmission

0

R

Max Cohen-Olivar

29

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 908/2 (Firestone)

236 laps Gearbox

0

R

Jean Selz

47

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

183 laps Transmission

0

R

Nino Vaccarella

15

Escuderia Montjuich

Ferrari 512M (Firestone)

186 laps Transmission

0

 

Jose Juncadella

       

0

R

Andre Wicky

29

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 908/2 (Firestone)

236 laps Gearbox

0

R

Georg Loos

10

GELO Racing Team

Ferrari 512M (Firestone)

63 laps Engine

0

 

Franz Pesch

       

0

R

Sylvain Garant

35

P Greub

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

196 laps Engine

0

 

Pierre Greub

       

0

R

Alain de Cadenet

9

Ecurie Francorchamps

Ferrari 512M (Firestone)

235 laps Gearbox

0

 

Hugues de Fierlant

       

0

R

Christian Poirot

27

Christian Poirot

Porsche 910 (Dunlop)

12 laps Accident

0

 

Jean-Claude Andruet

       

0

R

Mario Ilotte

48

JP Hanrioud

Porsche 911S (Pirelli)

27 laps Engine

0

 

Jean-Pierre Hanrioud

       

0

R

Gustave Gosselin

5

Racing Team VDS

Lola T70 Mk3B-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

14 laps Engine

0

 

Teddy Pilette

       

0

R

Guy Chasseuil

28

Auguste Veuillet

Porsche 908/2 (Dunlop)

169 laps Accident

0

 

Claude Ballot-Lena

       

0

R

Louis Cosson

30

L Cosson

Porsche 908/2 (Dunlop)

192 laps Oil pipe

0

 

Helmut Leuze

       

0

R

Masten Gregory

14

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 512S (Goodyear)

7 laps Fuel system

0

 

George Eaton

       

0

R

David Hobbs

11

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 512M (Goodyear)

58 laps Engine

0

 

Mark Donohue

       

0

R

Gerard Larrousse

21

International Martini Racing Team

Porsche 917L (Firestone)

74 laps Overheating

0

R

Willi Kauhsen

23

International Martini Racing Team

Porsche 917/20 (Firestone)

180 laps Accident

0

 

Reinhold Joest

       

0

R

Vic Elford

21

International Martini Racing Team

Porsche 917L (Firestone)

74 laps Overheating

0

R

Jean Sage

46

Ecurie Club Porsche Romand

Porsche 914/6GT (Firestone)

61 laps Engine

0

 

Paul Keller

       

0

R

Willy Braillard

41

JP Gaban

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

68 laps Engine

0

 

Jean-Pierre Gaban

       

0

R

Jean-Claude Parot

65

J Dechaumel

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

105 laps Suspension

0

 

Jacky Dechaumel

       

0

R

Jean Egreteaud

40

J Egreteaud

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

41 laps Engine

0

 

Jean-Marie Jacquemin

       

0

R

Roger Enever

50

Camel Filters Team Huron

Lola T212-Ford (Dunlop)

55 laps Engine

0

 

Guy Edwards

       

0

R

Giancarlo Gagliardi

6

Ecurie Filipinetti

Ferrari 512M (Goodyear)

197 laps Gearbox

0

R

Henri Pescarolo

7

Ecurie Filipinetti

Ferrari 512F (Goodyear)

120 laps Oil pressure

0

R

Corrado Manfredini

6

Ecurie Filipinetti

Ferrari 512M (Goodyear)

197 laps Gearbox

0

R

Michael Parkes

7

Ecurie Filipinetti

Ferrari 512F (Goodyear)

120 laps Oil pressure

0

R

Gerd Quist

69

Autohaus Max Moritz

Porsche 914/6GT (Goodyear)

160 laps Gearbox

0

 

Dietrich Krumm

       

0

R

Gerard Pillon

57

Zitro Racing Cars

Porsche 917K (Goodyear)

228 laps Gearbox

0

 

Dominique Martin

       

0

R

Pierre Mauroy

37

P Mauroy

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

78 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jean-Claude Lagniez

       

0

R

Claude Haldi

60

Claude Haldi

Porsche 908/2 (Firestone)

18 laps Gear selection

0

 

Hans-Dieter Weigel

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Bodin

43

Francois Migault

Porsche 911T (Dunlop)

22 laps Engine

0

 

Gilbert Courthiade

       

0

R

Jean-Claude Guerie

66

Rey Racing

Porsche 911S (Michelin)

34 laps Distributor

0

 

Claude Mathurin

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Cassegrain

33

Rey Racing

Porsche 911S (Dunlop)

58 laps Engine

0

 

Jacques Rey

       

0

R

Derek Bell

17

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917L (Firestone)

240 laps Gearbox

0

R

Jackie Oliver

18

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917L (Firestone)

187 laps Oil pipe

0

 

Pedro Rodriguez

       

0

R

Jo Siffert

17

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917L (Firestone)

240 laps Gearbox

0

R

Chris Amon

32

Equipe Matra

Matra-Simca MS660 (Goodyear)

263 laps Fuel system

0

 

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Pedro Rodriguez

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 13.9s

1

Jackie Oliver

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 13.9s

2

Vic Elford

International Martini Racing Team

3m 14.9s

2

Gerard Larrousse

International Martini Racing Team

3m 14.9s

3

Derek Bell

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 17.6s

3

Jo Siffert

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 17.6s

4

David Hobbs

North American Racing Team

3m 18.5s

4

Mark Donohue

North American Racing Team

3m 18.5s

5

Helmut Marko

International Martini Racing Team

3m 18.7s

5

Gijs van Lennep

International Martini Racing Team

3m 18.7s

6

Nino Vaccarella

Escuderia Montjuich

3m 18.7s

6

Jose Juncadella

Escuderia Montjuich

3m 18.7s

7

Reinhold Joest

International Martini Racing Team

3m 21s

7

Willi Kauhsen

International Martini Racing Team

3m 21s

8

Michael Parkes

Ecurie Filipinetti

3m 21.1s

8

Henri Pescarolo

Ecurie Filipinetti

3m 21.1s

9

David Weir

David Piper Autorace

3m 21.3s

9

Chris Craft

David Piper Autorace

3m 21.3s

10

Alain de Cadenet

Ecurie Francorchamps

3m 21.6s

10

Hugues de Fierlant

Ecurie Francorchamps

3m 21.6s

11

Richard Attwood

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 22.2s

11

Herbert Muller

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 22.2s

12

Tony Adamowicz

North American Racing Team

3m 26.5s

12

Sam Posey

North American Racing Team

3m 26.5s

13

Franz Pesch

GELO Racing Team

3m 26.7s

13

Georg Loos

GELO Racing Team

3m 26.7s

14

Giancarlo Gagliardi

Ecurie Filipinetti

3m 27.7s

14

Corrado Manfredini

Ecurie Filipinetti

3m 27.7s

15

George Eaton

North American Racing Team

3m 29.7s

15

Masten Gregory

North American Racing Team

3m 29.7s

16

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Equipe Matra

3m 31.9s

16

Chris Amon

Equipe Matra

3m 31.9s

17

Patrick Depailler

Automobiles Ligier

3m 39.8s

17

Guy Ligier

Automobiles Ligier

3m 39.8s

18

Gerard Pillon

Zitro Racing Cars

3m 43.3s

18

Dominique Martin

Zitro Racing Cars

3m 43.3s

19

Gustave Gosselin

Racing Team VDS

3m 45s

19

Teddy Pilette

Racing Team VDS

3m 45s

20

Guy Chasseuil

Auguste Veuillet

3m 45.5s

20

Claude Ballot-Lena

Auguste Veuillet

3m 45.5s

21

Hans-Dieter Weigel

Claude Haldi

3m 50s

21

Claude Haldi

Claude Haldi

3m 50s

22

Helmut Leuze

L Cosson

3m 56.2s

22

Louis Cosson

L Cosson

3m 56.2s

23

Guy Edwards

Camel Filters Team Huron

4m 2.8s

23

Roger Enever

Camel Filters Team Huron

4m 2.8s

24

Peter Mattli

Wicky Racing Team

4m 6s

24

Walter Brun

Wicky Racing Team

4m 6s

25

Andre Wicky

Wicky Racing Team

4m 7.5s

25

Max Cohen-Olivar

Wicky Racing Team

4m 7.5s

26

Jean-Pierre Rouget

Ecurie Leopard

4m 9.5s

26

Jean-Claude Aubriet

Ecurie Leopard

4m 9.5s

27

Jean-Claude Andruet

Christian Poirot

4m 11.9s

27

Christian Poirot

Christian Poirot

4m 11.9s

28

Henri Greder

Greder Racing

4m 12.6s

28

Marie-Claude Beaumont

Greder Racing

4m 12.6s

29

Elliott Forbes-Robinson

Richie Ginther Racing

4m 15.1s

29

Alan Johnson

Richie Ginther Racing

4m 15.1s

30

Willy Braillard

JP Gaban

4m 16.1s

30

Jean-Pierre Gaban

JP Gaban

4m 16.1s

31

Sylvain Garant

P Greub

4m 20.2s

31

Pierre Greub

P Greub

4m 20.2s

32

Pierre Mauroy

P Mauroy

4m 20.6s

32

Jean-Claude Lagniez

P Mauroy

4m 20.6s

33

Luigi Chinetti jr

North American Racing Team

4m 21.3s

33

Bob Grossman

North American Racing Team

4m 21.3s

34

Bernard Cheneviere

J Sage

4m 21.3s

34

Bjorn Waldegaard

J Sage

4m 21.3s

35

Erwin Kremer

Nicolas Koob

4m 21.9s

35

Nicolas Koob

Nicolas Koob

4m 21.9s

35

Gunther Huber

Nicolas Koob

4m 21.9s

36

Mario Ilotte

JP Hanrioud

4m 24.2s

36

Jean-Pierre Hanrioud

JP Hanrioud

4m 24.2s

37

Dietrich Krumm

Autohaus Max Moritz

4m 24.3s

37

Gerd Quist

Autohaus Max Moritz

4m 24.3s

38

Jean-Marie Jacquemin

J Egreteaud

4m 25s

38

Jean Egreteaud

J Egreteaud

4m 25s

39

Jurgen Barth

R Mazzia

4m 25.1s

39

Rene Mazzia

R Mazzia

4m 25.1s

40

Anselme

ASA Cachia

4m 25.2s

40

Raymond Touroul

ASA Cachia

4m 25.2s

41

Jean-Pierre Cassegrain

Rey Racing

4m 25.6s

41

Jacques Rey

Rey Racing

4m 25.6s

42

Richard Bond

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

4m 25.8s

42

Paul Vestey

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

4m 25.8s

43

Jean-Jacques Cochet

Wicky Racing Team

4m 26.9s

43

Jean Selz

Wicky Racing Team

4m 26.9s

44

Jean Sage

Ecurie Club Porsche Romand

4m 27.2s

44

Paul Keller

Ecurie Club Porsche Romand

4m 27.2s

45

Jean Mesange

J Mesange

4m 27.2s

45

Gedehem

J Mesange

4m 27.2s

46

Jean-Pierre Bodin

Francois Migault

4m 27.3s

46

Gilbert Courthiade

Francois Migault

4m 27.3s

47

Jean-Claude Guerie

Rey Racing

4m 27.9s

47

Claude Mathurin

Rey Racing

4m 27.9s

48

Gerard Foucault

AGACI

4m 28.8s

48

Guy Verrier

AGACI

4m 28.8s

49

Jacky Dechaumel

J Dechaumel

4m 29s

49

Jean-Claude Parot

J Dechaumel

4m 29s

50

Jacques Marche

Claude Laurent

4m 34.7s

50

Claude Laurent

Claude Laurent

4m 34.7s

51

John Chatham

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

4m 35.4s

51

Bill Tuckett

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

4m 35.4s

51

Mike Coombe

Paul Watson Racing Organisation

4m 35.4s

52

Joseph Bourdon

Ecurie Leopard

4m 40.6s

52

Maurice Nusbaumer

Ecurie Leopard

4m 40.6s

53

Claude Buchet

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 49.2s

53

Jean-Paul Ageres

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 49.2s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.369 (Miles)

Record

Jackie Oliver (Porsche 917L), 3m18.4, 151.857 mph, Sports Cars, 1971

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