1973 Le Mans 24 Hours

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
355
Pole
Fastest Lap
Cevert, 3m 39.6s
1973 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Gerard Larrousse

11

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

Matra-Simca MS670B (Goodyear)

24h

20

 

Henri Pescarolo

       

20

2

1

Arturo Merzario

16

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Goodyear)

349 laps

15

 

Carlos Pace

       

15

3

3

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

12

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

Matra-Simca MS670B (Goodyear)

331 laps

12

 

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

       

12

4

14

Gijs van Lennep

46

Martini Racing (Porsche)

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (Dunlop)

328 laps

10

 

Herbert Muller

       

10

5

16

Paco Torredemer

3

Escuderia Montjuich

Porsche 908/3 (Goodyear)

319 laps

8

 

Bernard Cheneviere

       

8

 

Juan Fernandez

       

8

6

17

Claude Ballot-Lena

39

Pozzi-France

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Michelin)

316 laps

6

 

Vic Elford

       

6

7

26

Fausto Merello

4

G Ortega

Porsche 908/2 (Goodyear)

316 laps

4

 

Guillermo Ortega

       

4

8

30

Paul Keller

45

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (Dunlop)

316 laps

3

 

Erwin Kremer

       

3

 

Clemens Schickentanz

       

3

9

30

Alain Serpaggi

40

Pozzi-France

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Michelin)

315 laps

2

 

Jose Dolhem

       

2

10

22

Jurgen Barth

63

GELO Racing Team

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (Dunlop)

311 laps

1

 

Georg Loos

       

1

11

18

Toine Hezemans

51

BMW Motorsport

BMW 3.0 CSL (Dunlop)

307 laps

0

 

Dieter Quester

       

0

12

25

Marie-Claude Beaumont

30

Greder Racing

Chevrolet Corvette (Michelin)

303 laps

0

 

Henri Greder

       

0

13

12

Francois Migault

38

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

299 laps

0

 

Luigi Chinetti jr

       

0

14

22

Guy Chasseuil

48

Sonauto BP Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (Goodyear)

298 laps

0

 

Peter Gregg

       

0

15

3

Carlo Facetti

60

Scuderia Brescia Corse

Alfa Romeo T33TT/3 (Goodyear)

298 laps

0

 

Pam

       

0

 

Teodoro Zeccoli

       

0

16

38

Jean Selz

41

Schiller Racing Team

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Firestone)

298 laps

0

 

Florian Vetsch

       

0

17

35

Pierre Mauroy

42

R Mazzia

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Dunlop)

290 laps

0

 

Marcel Mignot

       

0

18

22

Jean-Claude Aubriet

69

Ecurie Leopard

Chevrolet Corvette (Michelin)

282 laps

0

 

Depnic

       

0

19

36

Martial Delalande

18

Claude Laurent

Ligier JS2-Maserati (Michelin)

270 laps

0

 

Claude Laurent

       

0

 

Jacques Marche

       

0

20

11

Jean-Claude Andruet

34

Ecurie Francorchamps

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

270 laps

0

 

Richard Bond

       

0

21

25

Andre Wicky

52

Wicky Racing Team

Porsche 908/2 (Firestone)

270 laps

0

 

Philippe Carron

       

0

 

Max Cohen-Olivar

       

0

DSQ

Jacques Laffite

62

Automobiles Ligier

Ligier JS2-Maserati (Michelin)

24 laps Premature oil change

0

 

Guy Ligier

       

0

DNS

Ugo Locatelli

65

Michel Elkoubi

ACE PB2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

 

Yves Martin

       

0

 

Massimo Martino

       

0

DNS

Herve le Guellec

66

Promoto Racing Services

Chevron B21-Ford (Firestone)

0

 

Brian Robinson

       

0

 

Jose Maria Uriarte

       

0

DNQ

Ron Grable

68

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

0

 

Jim Greendyke

       

0

 

Don Yenko

       

0

DNQ

Jurgen Barth

57

Christian Poirot

Porsche 908/2 (Dunlop)

0

 

Christian Poirot

       

0

 

Jean Rondeau

       

0

DNQ

Philippe Farjon

75

Porsche Club Romand

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Dunlop)

0

 

Pierre Greub

       

0

 

Paul Keller

       

0

DNS

Jean-Claude Boucher

84

L Meznarie

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Dunlop)

0

 

Jacques Guerin

       

0

 

Didier Jaunet

       

0

R

Mike Hailwood

9

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Mirage M6-Ford (Firestone)

122 laps Accident

0

 

Vern Schuppan

       

0

 

John Watson

       

0

R

Herve Bayard

78

J Sage

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Firestone)

95 laps Engine

0

 

Rene Ligonnet

       

0

R

Derek Bell

8

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Mirage M6-Ford (Firestone)

163 laps Oil pump

0

 

Howden Ganley

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann

58

Wicky Racing Team

BMW 3.0 CSL (Firestone)

1 laps Engine

0

 

Walter Brun

       

0

 

Cox Kocher

       

0

R

Milt Minter

6

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

254 laps Engine

0

 

Sam Posey

       

0

R

Christian Ethuin

61

ACA Sbarro Racing Club

Lola T282-Ford (Goodyear)

38 laps Gearbox

0

 

Christian Mons-Catoni

       

0

 

Daniel Rouveyran

       

0

R

Claude Haldi

47

Martini Racing (Porsche)

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (Dunlop)

65 laps Fuel system

0

 

Reinhold Joest

       

0

R

Hugues de Fierlant

7

Equipe Gitanes Cigarettes de France

Lola T282-Ford (Goodyear)

165 laps Clutch

0

 

Jean-Louis Lafosse

       

0

 

Reine Wisell

       

0

R

Gerry Birrell

53

Ford Motorenwerke

Ford Capri LV (Dunlop)

152 laps Engine

0

 

Helmuth Koinigg

       

0

 

Jean Vinatier

       

0

R

Gerry Birrell

54

Ford Motorenwerke

Ford Capri LV (Dunlop)

4 laps Ignition

0

 

Hans Heyer

       

0

R

John Fitzpatrick

55

Ford Motorenwerke

Ford Capri LV (Dunlop)

239 laps Engine

0

 

Dieter Glemser

       

0

 

Hans Heyer

       

0

R

Cyril Grandet

56

Shark Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Dunlop)

174 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jean-Claude Guerie

       

0

R

Jean Egreteaud

49

J Egreteaud

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Dunlop)

140 laps Transmission

0

 

Jean-Claude Lagniez

       

0

R

Alain de Cadenet

5

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

Duckhams-Ford (Dunlop)

81 laps Clutch

0

 

Chris Craft

       

0

R

Chris Amon

50

BMW Motorsport

BMW 3.0 CSL (Dunlop)

162 laps Accident

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

R

Bob Grossman

36

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

192 laps Accident

0

 

Lucien Guitteny

       

0

R

Luis di Palma

37

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

211 laps Clutch

0

 

Nestor Veiga

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

10

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

Matra-Simca MS670B (Goodyear)

157 laps Accident

0

 

Francois Cevert

       

0

R

Manfred Laub

43

Max Moritz Racing Team

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Goodyear)

103 laps Accident

0

 

Gerd Quist

       

0

 

Jurgen Zink

       

0

R

Jean-Francois Piot

44

Porsche Club Romand

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (Dunlop)

110 laps Gearbox

0

 

Peter Zbinden

       

0

R

Alain Couderc

19

Automobiles Ligier

Ligier JS2-Maserati (Michelin)

174 laps Oil leak

0

 

Jean-Pierre Paoli

       

0

R

Christine Beckers

2

Dinitrol Total Blancpain

Chevron B23-Ford (Michelin)

10 laps Fuel injection

0

 

Roger Dubos

       

0

 

Pierre Pagani

       

0

R

Pierre Maublanc

21

P Maublanc

Chevron B23-Ford (Firestone)

92 laps Engine

0

 

Jimmy Mieusset

       

0

 

Barrie Smith

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Rouget

22

Raymond Touroul

Porsche 910 (Dunlop)

142 laps Fuel system

0

 

Raymond Touroul

       

0

R

Paul Blancpain

25

M Dupont

Chevron B23-Ford (Firestone)

229 laps Gearbox

0

 

Michel Dupont

       

0

R

Patrick Dal Bo

26

Sigma Automotive

Sigma MC73-Mazda (Bridgestone)

79 laps Clutch

0

 

Hiroshi Fushida

       

0

 

Tetsu Ikuzawa

       

0

R

Jorge de Bagration

27

Escuderia Montjuich

Chevron B23-Ford (Firestone)

52 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jose Juncadella

       

0

R

Bernard-Etienne Grobot

28

J Henry

Lola T290-Ford (Goodyear)

64 laps Engine

0

 

Jacques Henry

       

0

 

Fred Stalder

       

0

R

John Greenwood

29

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette (BF Goodrich)

37 laps Engine

0

 

Robert Johnson

       

0

R

Neil Corner

33

JC Bamford Excavators

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Michelin)

214 laps Gearbox

0

 

Willie Green

       

0

R

Carlos Reutemann

17

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Goodyear)

162 laps Engine

0

 

Tim Schenken

       

0

R

Patrick Depailler

14

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

Matra-Simca MS670B (Goodyear)

84 laps Oil pump

0

 

Bob Wollek

       

0

R

Jacky Ickx

15

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Goodyear)

332 laps Engine

0

 

Brian Redman

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Arturo Merzario

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 37.5s

1

Carlos Pace

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 37.5s

2

Brian Redman

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 38.5s

2

Jacky Ickx

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 38.5s

3

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 39.9s

3

Francois Cevert

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 39.9s

4

Gerard Larrousse

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 41.8s

4

Henri Pescarolo

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 41.8s

5

Carlos Reutemann

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 42.3s

5

Tim Schenken

Scuderia Ferrari

3m 42.3s

6

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 44.7s

6

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 44.7s

7

Patrick Depailler

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 45.3s

7

Bob Wollek

Equipe Matra-Simca Shell

3m 45.3s

8

Derek Bell

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 46.3s

8

Howden Ganley

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 46.3s

9

Mike Hailwood

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 46.6s

9

Vern Schuppan

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 46.6s

9

John Watson

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

3m 46.6s

10

Hugues de Fierlant

Equipe Gitanes Cigarettes de France

3m 49.2s

10

Jean-Louis Lafosse

Equipe Gitanes Cigarettes de France

3m 49.2s

10

Reine Wisell

Equipe Gitanes Cigarettes de France

3m 49.2s

11

Christian Ethuin

ACA Sbarro Racing Club

3m 50.7s

11

Christian Mons-Catoni

ACA Sbarro Racing Club

3m 50.7s

11

Daniel Rouveyran

ACA Sbarro Racing Club

3m 50.7s

12

Carlo Facetti

Scuderia Brescia Corse

3m 54.8s

12

Pam

Scuderia Brescia Corse

3m 54.8s

12

Teodoro Zeccoli

Scuderia Brescia Corse

3m 54.8s

13

Jose Juncadella

Escuderia Montjuich

4m 11s

13

Jorge de Bagration

Escuderia Montjuich

4m 11s

14

Patrick Dal Bo

Sigma Automotive

4m 11.1s

14

Hiroshi Fushida

Sigma Automotive

4m 11.1s

14

Tetsu Ikuzawa

Sigma Automotive

4m 11.1s

15

Alain de Cadenet

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

4m 11.2s

15

Chris Craft

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

4m 11.2s

16

Jacques Laffite

Automobiles Ligier

4m 13.1s

16

Guy Ligier

Automobiles Ligier

4m 13.1s

17

Pierre Maublanc

P Maublanc

4m 14.7s

17

Jimmy Mieusset

P Maublanc

4m 14.7s

17

Barrie Smith

P Maublanc

4m 14.7s

18

Gijs van Lennep

Martini Racing (Porsche)

4m 14.9s

18

Herbert Muller

Martini Racing (Porsche)

4m 14.9s

19

John Fitzpatrick

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 15.8s

19

Dieter Glemser

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 15.8s

19

Hans Heyer

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 15.8s

20

Claude Haldi

Martini Racing (Porsche)

4m 15.8s

20

Reinhold Joest

Martini Racing (Porsche)

4m 15.8s

21

Paco Torredemer

Escuderia Montjuich

4m 15.9s

21

Bernard Cheneviere

Escuderia Montjuich

4m 15.9s

21

Juan Fernandez

Escuderia Montjuich

4m 15.9s

22

Hans Heyer

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 16s

22

Gerry Birrell

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 16s

23

Vic Elford

Pozzi-France

4m 16.2s

23

Claude Ballot-Lena

Pozzi-France

4m 16.2s

24

Helmuth Koinigg

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 16.7s

24

Jean Vinatier

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 16.7s

24

Gerry Birrell

Ford Motorenwerke

4m 16.7s

25

Luigi Chinetti jr

North American Racing Team

4m 16.7s

25

Francois Migault

North American Racing Team

4m 16.7s

26

Nestor Veiga

North American Racing Team

4m 17.1s

26

Luis di Palma

North American Racing Team

4m 17.1s

27

Neil Corner

JC Bamford Excavators

4m 17.2s

27

Willie Green

JC Bamford Excavators

4m 17.2s

28

Jean-Pierre Paoli

Automobiles Ligier

4m 17.5s

28

Alain Couderc

Automobiles Ligier

4m 17.5s

29

Toine Hezemans

BMW Motorsport

4m 17.7s

29

Dieter Quester

BMW Motorsport

4m 17.7s

30

Hans-Joachim Stuck

BMW Motorsport

4m 18.8s

30

Chris Amon

BMW Motorsport

4m 18.8s

31

Jean-Claude Andruet

Ecurie Francorchamps

4m 18.9s

31

Richard Bond

Ecurie Francorchamps

4m 18.9s

32

Jurgen Barth

GELO Racing Team

4m 19.3s

32

Georg Loos

GELO Racing Team

4m 19.3s

33

Fausto Merello

G Ortega

4m 19.5s

33

Guillermo Ortega

G Ortega

4m 19.5s

34

John Greenwood

John Greenwood Racing

4m 19.6s

34

Robert Johnson

John Greenwood Racing

4m 19.6s

35

Milt Minter

North American Racing Team

4m 19.7s

35

Sam Posey

North American Racing Team

4m 19.7s

36

Guy Chasseuil

Sonauto BP Racing

4m 20.5s

36

Peter Gregg

Sonauto BP Racing

4m 20.5s

37

Marie-Claude Beaumont

Greder Racing

4m 20.9s

37

Henri Greder

Greder Racing

4m 20.9s

38

Paul Keller

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 21.6s

38

Erwin Kremer

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 21.6s

38

Clemens Schickentanz

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 21.6s

39

Jose Dolhem

Pozzi-France

4m 23.2s

39

Alain Serpaggi

Pozzi-France

4m 23.2s

40

Jean-Claude Aubriet

Ecurie Leopard

4m 24.8s

40

Depnic

Ecurie Leopard

4m 24.8s

41

Christine Beckers

Dinitrol Total Blancpain

4m 25.6s

41

Roger Dubos

Dinitrol Total Blancpain

4m 25.6s

41

Pierre Pagani

Dinitrol Total Blancpain

4m 25.6s

42

Bernard-Etienne Grobot

J Henry

4m 25.7s

42

Jacques Henry

J Henry

4m 25.7s

42

Fred Stalder

J Henry

4m 25.7s

43

Bob Grossman

North American Racing Team

4m 25.9s

43

Lucien Guitteny

North American Racing Team

4m 25.9s

44

Cyril Grandet

Shark Team

4m 26.2s

44

Jean-Claude Guerie

Shark Team

4m 26.2s

45

Jean Egreteaud

J Egreteaud

4m 26.9s

45

Jean-Claude Lagniez

J Egreteaud

4m 26.9s

46

Philippe Carron

Wicky Racing Team

4m 27.2s

46

Max Cohen-Olivar

Wicky Racing Team

4m 27.2s

46

Andre Wicky

Wicky Racing Team

4m 27.2s

47

Cox Kocher

Wicky Racing Team

4m 28.4s

47

Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann

Wicky Racing Team

4m 28.4s

47

Walter Brun

Wicky Racing Team

4m 28.4s

48

Manfred Laub

Max Moritz Racing Team

4m 29.2s

48

Gerd Quist

Max Moritz Racing Team

4m 29.2s

48

Jurgen Zink

Max Moritz Racing Team

4m 29.2s

49

Paul Blancpain

M Dupont

4m 29.3s

49

Michel Dupont

M Dupont

4m 29.3s

50

Jean-Francois Piot

Porsche Club Romand

4m 30.4s

50

Peter Zbinden

Porsche Club Romand

4m 30.4s

51

Herve Bayard

J Sage

4m 31.5s

51

Rene Ligonnet

J Sage

4m 31.5s

52

Pierre Mauroy

R Mazzia

4m 31.7s

52

Marcel Mignot

R Mazzia

4m 31.7s

53

Jean-Pierre Rouget

Raymond Touroul

4m 34.8s

53

Raymond Touroul

Raymond Touroul

4m 34.8s

54

Jean Selz

Schiller Racing Team

4m 36s

54

Florian Vetsch

Schiller Racing Team

4m 36s

55

Martial Delalande

Claude Laurent

4m 44.5s

55

Claude Laurent

Claude Laurent

4m 44.5s

55

Jacques Marche

Claude Laurent

4m 44.5s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.476 (Miles)

Record

Jean-Pierre Jabouille (Alpine A442A-Renault), 3m34.2, 142.454 mph, Sports Cars, 1978

3,168

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