1970 Le Mans 24 Hrs


13-14 June 1970 - Le Mans (F): Round 8, International Manufacturers Championship. Round 4, Challenge Mondial. Round 3, Endurance Triple Crown
24 Hour duration in which 342 laps of a 8.369 mile/13.469 km circuit - 2863.165 miles/4607.810 kms were completed
Weather: heavy rain


Pos Car # Drivers Car Entrant Laps DNF Reason Grid Qual.Time Group Group Pos Notes
1 23 Richard Attwood/Hans Herrmann/Vic Elford^/Kurt Ahrens,Jr.^/Rudi Lins* Porsche 917K [023] Porsche KG Salzburg 343   15 3m32.6 Sports 5000 1  
2 3 Gérard Larrousse/Willy Kauhsen/Richard Attwood*/Reinhold Joest* Porsche 917L [043] Martini International Racing Team 338   12 3m30.8 Sports 5000 2  
3 27 Rudi Lins/Helmut Marko/Hans-Dieter Dechent* Porsche 908/02 LH [005] Martini International Racing Team 335   22 3m38.9 Prototype 3000 1  
4 11 Sam Posey/Ronnie Bucknum/Mark Donohue* Ferrari 512S [1014] North American Racing Team 313   13 3m31.2 Sports 5000 3  
5 12 Hughes de Fierlant/Alistair Walker/Jean Blaton* Ferrari 512S [1030] Ecurie Francorchamps 305   25 3m40.4 Sports 5000 4  
NC 2 Henri Greder/Jean-Pierre Rouget/Bob Wollek^ Chevrolet Corvette Greder Racing 286   35 4m10.5 Grand Touring +5000 1  
6 40 Claude Ballot-Léna/Guy Chasseuil Porsche 914/6 GT [043 1020] Etablissement Sonauto 285   45 4m30.0 Grand Touring 2000 1  
NC 29 Herbert Linge/Jonathan Williams/Rob Slotemaker^/Mike Hailwood^/Steve McQueen*/Jackie Stewart* Porsche 908/02 [022] Solar Productions 282   31 4m03.7 Prototype 3000 2 #48 at test
7 47 Erwin Kremer/Nicolas Koob Porsche 911S Ecurie Luxembourg 282   43 4m29.6 Grand Touring 2500 1  
NC 57 Chuck Parsons/Tony Adamowicz Ferrari 312P Coupé [0872] North American Racing Team 281   28 3m54.1 Prototype 3000 3  
NC 62 Pierre Mauroy/René Mazzia Porsche 911S René Mazzia 275   46 4m31.7 Grand Touring 2500 2 #63 at test
NC 42 Guy Verrier/Sylvain Garant/Jean-Pierre Hanrioud^ Porsche 911TH Wicky Racing Team 271   49 4m36.5 Grand Touring 2000 2  
NC 67 Jean-Claude Parot/Jacky Dechaumel Porsche 911S Jacques Dechaumel 271   47 4m35.0 Grand Touring 2000 3 #68 at test
NRF 34 Roger Enever/Andrew Hedges Healey XR37 Repco Donald Healey Motor Co. 264 Ignition 33 4m06.0 Prototype 3000    
NC 45 Claude Laurent/Jacques Marché Porsche 911S [02] Claude Laurent 262   51 4m44.0 Grand Touring 2500 3  
NC 64 Jean Sage/Pierre Greub/Edgar Berney^/Claude Haldi^/Arthur Blank^/Jacques Ray^ Porsche 911S [13442] Claude Haldi 254   44 4m29.6 Grand Touring 2000 4 #65 at test
NC 66 Claude Swietlik/Jean-Claude Lagniez/Raymond Touroul^/Jean-Marie Nourry^ Porsche 911S [12627] Raymond Touroul 231   50 4m38.1 Grand Touring 2000 5 #67 at test
DNF 25 Vic Elford/Kurt Ahrens, Jr./Rico Steinemann^ Porsche 917L [042] Porsche KG Salzburg 225 Engine 1 3m19.8 Sports 5000    
DNF 36 Andrea de Adamich/Piers Courage Alfa Romeo T33/3 Autodelta SpA 222 Engine 19 3m35.7 Prototype 3000    
DNF 35 Nanni Galli/Rolf Stommelen Alfa Romeo T33/3 Autodelta SpA 220 DSQ - push start 17 3m33.8 Prototype 3000    
DNF 49 Ian Skailes/John Hine Chevron B16 Ford Chevron Racing Team 213 Valve gear 32 4m03.8 Prototype 2000    
DNF 44 Clive Baker/Digby Martland Chevron B16 BMW Chevron Racing Team 187 Valve spring 37 4m18.8 Prototype 2000    
DNF 61 André Wicky/Jean-Pierre Hanrioud/Mario Cabral^/Daniel Rouveyran^ Porsche 907 [005] Wicky Racing Team 161 Throttle 29 3m59.6 Prototype 2500   #62 at test
DNF 20 Jo Siffert/Brian Redman Porsche 917K [004] John Wyer Automotive Engineering 156 Engine 3 3m21.1 Sports 5000    
DNF 5 Jacky Ickx/Peter Schetty Ferrari 512S [1038] SpA Ferrari SEFAC 142 Accident 6 3m23.1 Sports 5000    
DNF 63 Jacques Rey/Bernard Cheneviére/Edgar Berney^/Andre Guilhaudin* Porsche 911S Rey Racing 132 Accident 40 4m23.9 Grand Touring 2500    
DNF 9 José Juncadella/Juan Fernandez/Gordon Spice^ Ferrari 512S [1002] Escuderia Montjuich 130 Accident 24 3m39.9 Sports 5000   no num at test
DNF 60 Willy Meier/Daniel Rouveyran Porsche 910 [007] Guy Verrier 128 Brakes 38 4m20.0 Sports 2000    
DNF 65 Claude Haldi/Arthur Blank Porsche 911S Hart Ski Racing Team 124 Gearbox 39 4m22.0 Grand Touring 2500    
DNF 46 Christian Poirot/Ernst Kraus Porsche 910 [045] Christian Poirot 120 Engine 36 4m14.9 Sports 2000    
DNF 18 Gijs van Lennep/David Piper/Richard Attwood*/Chris Craft* Porsche 917K [021] Team AAW 112 Accident 11 3m29.4 Sports 5000    
DNF 16 Corrado Manfredini/Gianpiero Moretti Ferrari 512S [1022] Scuderia Filipinetti 111 Driveshaft 16 3m33.0 Sports 5000    
DNF 4 Teddy Pilette/Gustave Gosselin Lola T70 Mk.3B Chevrolet [SL76/146] Racing Team VDS 109 Gearbox 27 3m46.5 Sports 5000    
DNF 43 Jean-Pierre Gaban/Willy Braillard/Jean Messange^/Sylvain Garant^/Bernard Cheneviere* Porsche 911S Jean-Pierre Gaban 109 Gearbox 42 4m29.3 Grand Touring 2500    
DNF 31 Henri Pescarolo/Jean-Pierre Beltoise/Tim Schenken* Matra-Simca MS660 [02] Equipe Matra Simca 79 Engine 21 3m36.6 Prototype 3000    
DNF 32 Jack Brabham/François Cevert/Tim Schenken^ Matra-Simca MS650 [02] Equipe Matra Simca 76 Engine 14 3m32.2 Prototype 3000    
DNF 59 Jean Égreteaud/Jean Mésange/Raymond Touroul^/Jean Rolland* Porsche 911S Jean Egreteaud 70 Engine 48 4m35.5 Grand Touring 2500    
DNF 30 Jean-Pierre Jabouille/Patrick Depailler/Tim Schenken/Jack Brabham*/Johnny Servoz-Gavin* Matra-Simca MS650 [03] Equipe Matra Simca 70 Engine 20 3m36.3 Prototype 3000    
DNF 50 Guy Ligier/Jean-Claude Andruet Ligier JS1 Ford Ecurie Intersports S.A./Automobiles Ligier 65 Distributor 30 4m03.4 Prototype 2000   #55 at test
DNF 10 Helmut Kelleners/Georg Loos Ferrari 512S [1018] North American Racing Team 54 Handling 18 3m35.6 Sports 5000    
DNF 22 David Hobbs/Mike Hailwood Porsche 917K [031] John Wyer Automotive Engineering 49 Accident 10 3m29.1 Sports 5000    
DNF 38 Teodoro Zeccoli/Carlo Facetti Alfa Romeo T33/3 Autodelta SpA 43 Accident 26 3m41.5 Prototype 3000    
DNF 7 Derek Bell/Ronnie Peterson Ferrari 512S [1026] SpA Ferrari SEFAC 39 Accident 7 3m23.4 Sports 5000    
DNF 8 Arturo Merzario/Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 512S [1034] SpA Ferrari SEFAC 38 Accident 4 3m21.3 Sports 5000    
DNF 15 Herbert Müller/Mike Parkes Ferrari 512S Scuderia Filipinetti 37 Accident 8 3m25.4 Sports 5000    
DNF 1 Jacques Bourdon/Jean-Claude Aubriet Chevrolet Corvette Ecurie Léopard 37 Accident 34 4m07.2 Grand Touring +5000    
DNF 14 Jo Bonnier/Reine Wisell Ferrari 512S Scuderia Filipinetti 36 Accident 9 3m28.7 Sports 5000    
DNF 21 Pedro Rodriguez/Leo Kinnunen Porsche 917K John Wyer Automotive Engineering 22 Engine 5 3m21.9 Sports 5000    
DNF 48 Julien Vernaeve/Yves Deprez^ Chevron B16 Mazda Levi's International Racing 19 Accident 41 4m24.2 Prototype 2000    
DNF 6 Nino Vaccarella/Ignazio Giunti^/Jacky Ickx^/Peter Schetty^ Ferrari 512S SpA Ferrari SEFAC 7 Engine 2 3m20.0 Sports 5000   #5 at test
DNF 37 Toine Hezemans/Masten Gregory^ Alfa Romeo T33/3 Autodelta SpA 5 Engine 23 3m39.0 Prototype 3000    
DNQ 17 Robin Ormes/David Prophet Lola T70 Mk.3B Chevrolet [SL76/140] Grand Bahama Racing       4m08.5 Sports 5000    
DNQ 68 Erwin Barnes/Roy Johnson/Yves Martin^ Chevron B8 BMW Roy Johnson       4m27.4 Sports 2000   #68 at test
DNS 24 Hans Herrmann/Richard Attwood Porsche 917K Porsche KG Salzburg       3m31.5 Sports 5000    
DNS 28 Dieter Spoerry/André de Cortanze/Rudi Lins/Hans-Dieter Dechent*/Gerard Larrousse*/Gerhard Koch* Porsche 908/02 Martini International Racing Team   Accident   3m52.7 Prototype 3000    
DNS 39 Tony Adamowicz/Sam Posey Ferrari 312P Coupé North American Racing Team       3m55.0 Prototype 3000    
DNS 41 Sylvain Garant/Jean Mésange/Bernard Cheneviere* Porsche 911S Wicky Racing Team       4m35.5 Grand Touring 2500    
DNA 13 Mike De'Udy/Frank Gardner Ferrari 512S Grand Bahama Racing         Sports 5000    
DNA 41 José Juncadella/Juan Fernandez/Gordon Spice Porsche 908 Escuderia Montjuich         Prototype 3000   #35 at test
DNA 54 Guy Verrier/Frederic Mural Porsche 907 Guy Verrier         Prototype 2500    
DNA 62 Arthur Blank Porsche 914/6 Hart Ski Racing Team         Grand Touring 2000    
DNA 63 Willy Meier/Jean Mésange Porsche 914/6 Wicky Racing Team         Grand Touring 2000   #44 at test
DNA 64 Jean-Pierre Gaban/Roger van der Schrick Porsche 911S Jean-Pierre Gaban         Grand Touring 2000   #45 at test
DNA 71 Guy Chasseuil/Claude Ballot-Léna Porsche 911S Etablissement Sonauto         Grand Touring 2000   #42 at test
DNA 72 Nicolas Koob/Noel van Assche Porsche 914/6 Ecurie Luxembourg         Grand Touring 2000    
DNA 76 Claude Larrieu/Juan Fernandez Chevron B16 Ford Armagnac         Prototype 2000   #71 at test
DNA 81 Jack Wheeler/Martin Davidson Ginetta G12 Jeck Wheeler         Prototype 1300    
DNA 83 Jean Max/René Ligonnet/André Moynet Moynet LM68 Simca Andre Moynet         Prototype 1300    
DNA 43   Healey SR Repco Donald Healey Motor Co.         Prototype 3000    
DNA 65   Chevron B16 BMW Paul Watson Race Organisation         Prototype 2000    
DNA 77   Chevron B16 Ford Paul Watson Race Organisation         Prototype 2000    
DNA 85   Mazda M10A Mazda         Prototype 2000    
DNA 86   Mazda M10A Mazda         Prototype 2000    
DNA 87   Mazda M10A Mazda         Prototype 2000    
NAC 9 Jean Guichet/Régis Fraissinet Ferrari 512S Barracuda Racing         Sports 5000    
NAC 18 Michel Martin Ford GT40 [1082] Michel Martin         Sports 5000    
NAC 20 Andrew Hedges/Clive Baker Ford GT40 [1010(1)] Trevor Graham         Sports 5000    
NAC 22 Alex Soler-Roig/Dieter Quester/Jorge de Bagration Porsche 917K [018] Escuderia Nacional CS         Sports 5000    
NAC 26 Steve McQueen/Jackie Stewart Porsche 917K [013] JW Automotive Engineering         Sports 5000    
NAC 30 Dominique Martin/Pierre Maublanc Porsche 917K [025] Pierre Maublanc         Sports 5000    
NAC 31 Jacques Foucteau/Patrice Compain Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Jacques Foucteau         Sports 5000    
NAC 32 Robert Mieusset Ferrari 365 GTB/4 North American Racing Team         Sports 5000    
NAC 27 Jean-Pierre Hanrioud/Alain Finkelstein Ferrari 275 GTB/C Jean-Pierre Hanrioud         Grand Touring 5000    
NAC 28 François Cevert Matra-Simca MS660 [01] Equipe Matra Simca         Prototype 3000    
NAC 50 Philippe Farjon Porsche 911S Philippe Farjon         Grand Touring 2500   #59 at test
NAC 51 Dieter Fröhlich Porsche 911S Dieter Fröhlich         Grand Touring 2500    
NAC 52 Jean-Claude Lagniez/Raymond Touroul Porsche 911S Automobile Club Ile de France         Grand Touring 2500    
NAC 60 Mark Konig/Paul Vestey Nomad Mk.2 BRM Mark Konig         Prototype 2000    
NAC 73 Edgar Herrmann/Eberhard Sindel Porsche 911S Edgar Herrmann         Grand Touring 2000    
NAC 75 Lucien Guitteny/Daniel Guerin Porsche 911S Joseph Beziau         Grand Touring 2000    
NAC 79 Francois Libert/Ray Calcutt Lenham P70 Ford Société Darnval         Prototype 1600    
NAC 82 Maurizio Zanetti/Ugo Locatelli Monzeglio - Alfa Romeo Monzeglio         Prototype 1300    
NAC 84 Jean-Pierre Ralli Porsche 911S Aldo Crovella         Grand Touring 2000    
NAC   Helmut Kelleners/Jürgen Neuhaus Porsche 917K [007] Gesipa Racing Team         Sports 5000    
NAC 61   Chevron B8 BMW Michel Roussin         Sports 2000    
NAC 80   Ginetta G12 Jack Wheeler         Prototype 1300    

 
Winning Time: 119.299 mph/191.992 kph
Fastest Lap: Vic Elford #25 (Porsche 917LH), 3m21.05, 149.860 mph/241.176 kph

 
 
* Driver entered for car, but never drove it at meeting
^ Driver practiced car, but did not race it
RES - Reserve (Practiced, on standy-by for start)
REE - Reserve Entry
DNA - Did Not Arrive
DNS - Did Not Start
DNF - Did Not Finish
DNP - Did Not Practice
NC - Not Classified
DSQ - Disqualified
NRF - Not Running At Finish
NAC - Not Accepted
REJ - Rejected (Did not pass scrutineering)



Last Updated on 07/07/05
By Darren Galpin
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