1961
Le Mans 24 Hours

24 Heures du Mans
F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship, round 4
1961 June 10th-11th
Le Mans, 13,461 km

Pole Position : FERRARI Dino 246 SP #23, R.Ginther / W.von Trips, 4'02"800
Winner : FERRARI 250 TRI/61 #10, O.Gendebien / Ph.Hill, 333 laps, at 186,524 km/h
Fastest lap : FERRARI 250 TRI/61 #17, R.Rodriguez, 3'59"900
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
5th 33 PORSCHE 718 RS 61 Bob HOLBERT (USA) / Masten GREGORY (USA) Porsche System Engineering 24 laps behind 4th Sports,
winner S 2.0
4'33"100
7th 32 PORSCHE 718 RS 61 Coupé Hans HERRMANN (D) / Edgar BARTH (DDR) Porsche System Engineering 27 laps behind 5th Sports, 2nd S 2.0 4'32"700
10th 36 PORSCHE 356B Carrera Abarth GTL Herbert LINGE (D) / Ben PON (NL) Porsche System Engineering 49 laps behind 3rd GT,
winner GT 1.6
4'52"100
DNF 30 PORSCHE 718 RS 61 Coupé Jo BONNIER (S) / Dan GURNEY (USA) Porsche System Engineering 262 laps S 2.0 4'28"200
DNF 37 PORSCHE 356B Carrera Abarth GTL Robert BUCHET (F) / Pierre MONNERET (F) Auguste Veuillet 261 laps GT 1.6 4'55"900

PICTURES

n° 30  -  DNF
Porsche System Engineering
J.Bonnier / D.Gurney
n° 32  -  7th  -  2nd S 2.0
Porsche System Engineering
H.Herrmann / E.Barth
n° 33  -  5th  -  Winner S 2.0
Porsche System Engineering
B.Holbert / M.Gregory
n° 36  -  10th  -  3rd GT  -  Winner GT 1.6
Porsche System Engineering
H.Linge / B.Pon
       
    n° 37  -  DNF
Auguste Veuillet
R.Buchet / P.Monneret