1971
Le Mans 24 Hours

24 Heures du Mans
International Championship for Makes, round 9
1971 June 12th-13th
Le Mans, 13,469 km

Pole Position : PORSCHE 917L #18, P.Rodriguez / J.Oliver, 3'13"900
Winner : PORSCHE 917K #22, H.Marko / G.van Lennep, 397 laps, at 222,305 km/h
Fastest lap : PORSCHE 917L #18, J.Oliver, 3'18"400
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 22 PORSCHE 917K Helmut MARKO (A) / Gijs VAN LENNEP (NL) Martini International
Racing Team
397 laps Winner Sports,
Winner S 5.0
5th, 3'18"700
2nd 19 PORSCHE 917K Richard ATTWOOD (GB) / Herbert MÜLLER (CH) John Wyer Automotive 2 laps behind 2nd Sports,
2nd S 5.0
11th, 3'22"200
6th 63 PORSCHE 911 S Raymond TOUROUL (F) / André ANSELME (F) ASA Cachia Bundi 91 laps behind Winner GT,
winner GT +2.0
40th, 4'25"200
7th 49 PORSCHE 907 Walter BRUN (CH) / Peter MATTLI (CH) André Wicky Racing Team 91 laps behind Winner Protos,
winner P 2.0
24th, 4'06"000
8th 38 PORSCHE 911 EC René MAZZIA (F) / Jürgen BARTH (D) René Mazzia 94 laps behind 2nd GT, 2nd GT +2.0 39th, 4'25"100
9th 42 PORSCHE 911 S Jean MESANGE (F) / "GEDEHEM" (F) Jean Mésange 99 laps behind 3rd GT, 3rd GT +2.0 45th, 4'27"200
10th 26 PORSCHE 911 S Erwin KREMER (D) / Nicolas KOOB (L) / Günther HUBER (A) Nicolas Koob 105 laps behind 4th GT, 4th GT +2.0 35th, 4'21"900
11th 39 PORSCHE 911 S Guy VERRIER (F) / Gérard FOUCAULT (F) A.G.A.C.I. 107 laps behind 5th GT, 5th GT +2.0 48th, 4'28"800
12th 44 PORSCHE 911 S Richard BOND (GB) / Paul VESTEY (GB) The Paul Watson Race Organisation 111 laps behind 6th GT, 6th GT +2.0 42nd, 4'25"800
13th 36 PORSCHE 911 S Bernard CHENEVIERE (CH) / Björn WALDEGAARD (S) Ecurie Jean Sage 134 laps behind 7th GT, 7th GT +2.0 34th, 4'21"300
DNF 35 PORSCHE 911 S Sylvain GARANT (F) / Pierre GREUB (CH) Pierre Greub 21st hour GT +2.0 31st, 4'20"200
DNF 57 PORSCHE 917K Dominique MARTIN (CH) / Gérard PILLON (CH) Zitro Racing Team /
Dominique Martin
21st hour S 5.0 18th, 3'43"300
DNF 29 PORSCHE 908/02 André WICKY (CH) / Max COHEN-OLIVAR (MA) André Wicky Racing Team 20th hour P 3.0 25th, 4'07"500
DNF 17 PORSCHE 917L Jo SIFFERT (CH) / Derek BELL (GB) John Wyer Automotive 18th hour S 5.0 3rd, 3'17"600
DNF 47 PORSCHE 911 S Jacques COCHET (CH) / Jean SELZ (CH) André Wicky Racing Team 17th hour GT 2.0 43rd, 4'26"900
DNF 30 PORSCHE 908/02 Louis COSSON (F) / Helmut LEUZE (D) Louis Cosson 16th hour P 3.0 22nd, 3'56"200
DNF 69 PORSCHE 914/6 Gerd QUIST (D) / Dietrich KRUMM (D) Autohaus Max Moritz 15th hour GT 2.0 37th, 4'24"300
DNF 18 PORSCHE 917L Pedro RODRIGUEZ (MEX) / Jackie OLIVER (GB) John Wyer Automotive 14th hour S 5.0, Fastest lap Pole, 3'13"900
DNF 28 PORSCHE 908/02 Claude BALLOT-LENA (F) / Guy CHASSEUIL (F) Auguste Veuillet - Sonauto 14th hour P 3.0 20th, 3'45"500
DIS 65 PORSCHE 911 S Jean-Claude PAROT (F) / Jacky DECHAUMEL (F) Jacky Dechaumel 13th hour GT +2.0 49th, 4'29"000
DNF 23 PORSCHE 917/20 Willy KAUHSEN (D) / Reinhold JÖST (D) Martini International
Racing Team
12th hour S 5.0 7th, 3'21"000
DNF 21 PORSCHE 917L Gérard LARROUSSE (F) / Vic ELFORD (GB) Martini International
Racing Team
9th hour S 5.0 2nd, 3'14"900
DNF 33 PORSCHE 911 S Jean-Pierre CASSEGRAIN (F) / Jacques REY (CH) Rey Racing 9th hour GT +2.0 41st, 4'25"600
DNF 46 PORSCHE 914/6 Paul KELLER (CH) / Jean SAGE (F) Porsche Club Romand 9th hour GT 2.0 44th, 4'27"200
DNF 34 PORSCHE 911 S Alan JOHNSON (USA) / Elliot FORBES-ROBINSON (USA) Richie Ginther Racing Inc. 8th hour GT +2.0 29th, 4'15"100
DNF 37 PORSCHE 911 S Pierre MAUROY (F) / Jean-Claude LAGNIEZ (F) Pierre Mauroy 8th hour GT +2.0 32nd, 4'20"600
DNF 40 PORSCHE 911 S Jean EGRETEAUD (F) / Jean-Marie JACQUEMIN (B) Jean Egreteaud 8th hour GT +2.0 38th, 4'25"000
DNF 41 PORSCHE 911 S Willy BRAILLARD (B) / Jean-Pierre GABAN (B) Jean-Pierre Gaban 8th hour GT +2.0 30th, 4'16"100
DNF 60 PORSCHE 908/02 Hans-Dieter WEIGEL (D) / Claude HALDI (CH) Claude Haldi 6th hour P 3.0 21st, 3'50"000
DNF 66 PORSCHE 911 S Jean-Claude GUERIE (F) / Claude MATHURIN (F) Rey Racing 5th hour GT +2.0 47th, 4'27"900
DNF 48 PORSCHE 911 S Mario ILOTTE (I) / Jean-Pierre HANRIOUD (F) DND Jean-Pierre Hanrioud 5th hour GT +2.0 36th, 4'24"200
DNF 43 PORSCHE 911 S Jean-Pierre BODIN (F) / Gilbert COURTHIADE (F) François Migault 4th hour GT 2.0 46th, 4'27"300
DNF 27 PORSCHE 910 Christian POIROT (F) / Jean-Claude ANDRUET (F) DND Christian Poirot 3rd hour P 3.0 27th, 4'11"900
NQ 45 PORSCHE 911 S Claude LAURENT (F) / Jacques MARCHE (F) Claude Laurent - GT +2.0 4'34"700
NQ 64 PORSCHE 911 S Claude BUCHET (F) / Jean-Paul AGERE (F) Porsche Kremer
Racing Team
- GT +2.0 4'49"200
NQ 68 PORSCHE 911 S John  CATHAM (GB) / Mike COOMBE (GB) The Paul Watson Racing Organisation - GT +2.0 4'35"400

PICTURES

n° 17  -  DNF
John Wyer Automotive
J.Siffert / D.Bell
n° 18  -  DNF  -  Pole position  -  Fastest lap
John Wyer Automotive
P.Rodriguez / J.Oliver
n° 19  -  2nd  -  2nd Sports  -  2nd S 5.0
John Wyer Automotive
R.Attwood / H.Müller
n° 21  -  DNF
Martini International Racing Team
G.Larrousse / V.Elford
n° 22  -  Winner  -  Winner Sports  - 
Winner S 5.0

Martini International Racing Team
H.Marko / G.van Lennep
n° 23  -  DNF
Martini International Racing Team
W.Kauhsen / R.Jöst
n° 26  -  10th
Nicolas Koob
E.Kremer / N.Koob / G.Huber
n° 27  -  DNF
Christian Poirot
Ch.Poirot / J.C.Andruet
n° 28  -  DNF
Auguste Veuillet - Sonauto
C.Ballot-Léna / G.Chasseuil
n° 29  -  DNF
André Wicky Racing Team
A.Wicky / M.Cohen-Olivar
n° 30  -  DIS
Louis Cosson
L.Cosson / H.Leuze
n° 33  -  DNF
Rey Racing
J.P.Cassegrain / J.Rey
n° 34  -  DNF
Richie Ginther Racing Inc.
A.Johnson / E.Forbes-Robinson
n° 35  -  DNF
Pierre Greub
S.Garant / P.Greub
n° 36  -  13th
Ecurie Jean Sage
B.Chenevière / B.Waldegaard
n° 37  -  DNF
Pierre Mauroy
P.Mauroy / J.C.Lagniez
n° 38  -  8th  -  2nd GT  -  2nd GT +2.0
René Mazzia
R.Mazzia / J.Barth
n° 39  -  11th
A.G.A.C.I.
G.Verrier / G.Foucault
n° 40  -  DNF
Jean Egreteaud
J.Egreteaud / J.M.Jacquemin
n° 41  -  DNF
Jean-Pierre Gaban
W.Braillard / J.P.Gaban
n° 42  -  9th  -  3rd GT  -  3rd GT +2.0
Jean Mésange
J.Mésange / "Gedehem"
n° 43  -  DNF
François Migault
J.P.Bodin / G.Courthiade
n° 44  -  12th
The Paul Watson Racing Organisation
R.Bond / P.Vestey
n° 45  -  NQ
Claude Laurent
C.Laurent / J.Marché
n° 46  -  DNF
Porsche Club Romand
P.Keller / J.Sage
n° 47  -  DNF
André Wicky Racing Team
J.Cochet / J.Selz
n° 48  -  DNF
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud
M/Ilotte / J.P.Hanrioud
n° 49  -  7th  -  Winner Protos  -  Winner P 2.0
André Wicky Racing Team
W.Brun / P.Mattli
n° 57  -  DNF
Zitro Racing Team / Dominique Martin
D.Martin / G.Pillon
n° 60  -  DNF
Claude Haldi
H.D.Weigel / C.Haldi
n° 63  -  6th  -  Winner GT  -  Winner GT +2.0
ASA Cachia Bundi
R.Touroul / A.Anselme
n° 64  -  NQ
Porsche Kremer Racing Team
C.Buchet / J.P.Agére
n° 65  -  DNF
Jacky Dechaumel
J.C.Parot / J.Dechaumel
n° 66  -  DNF
Rey Racing
J.C.Guérie / C.Mathurin
n° 68  -  NQ
The Paul Watson Racing Organisation
J.Catham / M.Coombe
n° 69  -  DNF
Autohaus Max Moritz
G.Quist / D.Krumm