XXXVII Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1969
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 14-15, warm, hazy, occ. rain Track Length (m): 13 469
Attendance: 400 000 Pole Position: Rolf Stommelen, D, Porsche, 3:22.9 = 238.976 km/h
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Vic Elford, GB, Porsche, 3:27.2 = 234.017 km/h
Practiced:   Distance (km): 4997.880
Starters: 45 Average Speed (km/h): 208.545
Classified: 14    

 

Pos Cla. # Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
1 1 6 John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Ford GT40
Jacky Ickx, B
Jackie Oliver, GB
4942 V8   S
5000
372  
2 2 64 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 908 LH
Hans Herrmann, D
Gérard Larrousse, F
DNS Peter Falk, D
DNS Vic Elford, GB
DNS Brian Redman, GB
DNS Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
2996 F8 D P
3000
372  
3 3 7 John Wyer Automotive Engineering Ltd, GB
Ford GT40
David Hobbs, GB
Mike Hailwood, GB
4942 V8   S
5000
368  
4 4 33 Equipe Matra Elf, F
Matra MS650 Spider
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
Piers Courage, GB
2993 V12   P
3000
368  
5 5 32 Equipe Matra Elf, F
Matra MS630 Coupé
Jean Guichet, F
Nino Vaccarella, I
2993 V12   P
3000
359  
6 6 68 Deutsche Auto Zeitung, D
Ford GT40
Helmut Kelleners, D
Reinhold Jöst, D
DNS Jean Mesange, F
4736 V8   S
3000
341  
7 7 35 Equipe Matra Elf, F
Matra MS630/650
Nanni Galli, I
Robin Widdows, GB
2993 V12   S
3000
330  
8 8 17 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 250 LM
Teodoro Zeccoli, I
Sam Posey, USA
DNS Ricardo Rodriguez, USA
3298 VV12   S
5000
329  
9 9 39 Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 910
Christian Poirot, F
Pierre Maublanc, F
1991 F6   P
2000
312  
10 10 41 Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Gaban, B
Yves Deprez, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
306
11 11 40 Auguste Veuillet, F
Porsche 911 T
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Guy Chasseuil, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
301  
12 12 50 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A210 - Renault R8 Gordini
Alain Serpaggi, F
Christian Ethuin, F
DNS André de Cortanze, F
DNS Bob Wollek, F
DNS Bernard Tramont, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
1005 L4   P
1150
292  
13 13 44 Claude Laurent, F
Porsche 911 T
Claude Laurent, F
Jacques Marché, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
287  
14 14 67 Philippe Farjon, F
Porsche 911 S
Philippe Farjon, F
Jacques 'Jacky' Dechaumel, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
286  
                     
15 DNF 12 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 917 LH
Vic Elford, GB
Richard Attwood, GB
DNS Peter Falk, D
4494 F12 D S
5000
327
22h
Gearbox, clutch
16 DNF 22 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 908 LH
Rudi Lins, A
Willi Kauhsen, D
DNS Udo Schütz, D
DNS Karl Freiherr von Wendt, D
DNS Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
DNS Jo Siffert, CH
DNS Brian Redman, GB
2996 V8 D P
3000
317
22h
Gearbox
17 DNF 45 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A210 - Renault R8 Gordini TwinCam
Jean-Claude Killy, F
Bob Wollek, F
DNS Alain Serpaggi, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Nicolas, F
1470 L4   P
1600
242
20h
Shock absorber
18 DNF 66 Jean Egreteaud, F
Porsche 911 T
Jean Egreteaud, F
Raymond Lopez, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
241
20h
Accident
19 DNF 18 SpA Ferrari SEFAC, I
Ferrari 312P Coupé
Pedro Rodriguez, MEX
David Piper, GB
DNS Chris Amon, NZ
DNS Ernesto Brambilla, I
2997 V12   P
3000
223
16h
Gearbox
20 DNF 29 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A220/69- Renault Gordini
Patrick Depailler, F
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
DNS Mauro Bianchi, B
2996 V8   P
3000
209
18h
Con rod
21 DNF 23 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 908 LH
Udo Schütz, D
Gerhard Mitter, D
DNS Peter Falk, D
DNS Richard Attwood, GB
2996 F8 D P
3000
199
14h
Accident
22 DNF 2 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Jo Bonnier, S
Masten Gregory, USA
DNS Herbert Müller, CH
4995 V8   S
5000
196
13h
Engine
23 DNF 1 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Chevrolet Corvette
Henri Greder, F
Reine Wisell, S
DNS Ronnie Peterson, S
DNS Umberto Maglioli, I
6998 V8   GT
+2000
196
16h
Gear selection
24 DNF 63 Marcel Martin, F
Porsche 911 T
René Mazzia, F
Pierre Mauroy, F
DNS Jean Mesange, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
174
12h
Gearbox
25 DNF 31 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A220/68 - Renault Gordini
Jean-Pierre Nicolas, F
Jean-Luc Thérier, F
DNS Henri Grandsire, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
DNS Patrick Depailler, F
DNS Jean Vinatier, F
DNS André de Cortanze, F

DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
2996 V8   P
3000
160
12h
Head gasket
26 DNF 34 Equipe Matra Elf, F
Matra MS630/650 Spider
Johnny Servoz-Gavin, F
Herbert Müller, CH
DNS Henri Pescarolo, F
DNS Jean Guichet, F
2993 V12   P
3000
158
12h
Electrics
27 DNF 14 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 917 LH
Rolf Stommelen, D
Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
DNS Peter Falk, D
4494 F12   S
5000
148
15h
Oil leak
28 DNF 28 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A220/69 - Renault Gordini
Jean Vinatier, F
André de Cortanze, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
DNS Mauro Bianchi, B
DNS Henri Grandsire, F
2996 V8   P
3000
133
12h
Oil pipe
29 DNF 8 Peter Sadler, GB
Ford GT40
Peter Sadler, GB
Paul Vestey, GB
DNS Peter Westbury, GB
DNS Edward Nelson, GB
4728 V8   S
5000
106
10h
Electrics
30 DNF 43 J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd., GB
Chevron B8 - BMW
Roger Enever, GB
Peter Brown, GB
1991 L4   S
2000
100
8h
Piston
31 DNF 49 Trophée Le Mans Alpine, F
Alpine A210 - Renault R8 Gordini
Jacques Foucteau,F
Patrice Compain, F
DNS Alain LeGuellec, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Foisy, F
1296 L4   P
1300
97
10h
Chassis, wishbone
32 DNF 38 Racing Team VDS, B
Alfa Romeo T33B/2
Gustave 'Taf' Gosselin, B
Claude Bourgoignie, B
DNS Teddy Pilette, B
1995 V8   P
2000
76
8h
Accident
33 DNF 20 Hart Ski Racing, CH
Porsche 908/02 LH
Jo Siffert, CH
Brian Redman, GB
DNS Peter Falk, D
DNS Willi Kauhsen, D
DNS Dieter Spoerry, CH
2996 F8   P
3000
60
6h
Gearbox
34 DNF 30 Société des Automobiles Alpine, F
Alpine A220/69 - Renault Gordini
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Henri Grandsire, F
DNS Mauro Bianchi, B
DNS Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
DNS André de Cortanze, F
2996 V8   P
3000
48
6h
Head gasket, oil leak
35 DNF 9 Alan Mann Racing Ltd, GB
Ford GT40
Frank Gardner, AUS
Malcolm Guthrie, GB
DNS Chris Craft, GB
4942 V8   S
5000
42
6h
Drive shaft, overheating
36 DNF 36 Racing Team VDS, B
Alfa Romeo T33B/2 2.5
Teddy Pilette, B
Rob Slotemaker, NL
2497 V8   P
3000
36
5h
Oil pressure
39 DNF 42 Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 911 T
André Wicky, CH
Edgar Berney, CH
DNS Pierre Maublanc, F
DNS Jean Clement, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
34
4h
Piston, rocker
38 DNF 62 Mark Konig, GB
Nomad Mk II - BRM P56
Mark Konig, GB
Tony Lanfranchi, GB
1998 V8   P
2000
28
4h
Gearbox
39 DNF 37 Donald Healey Motor Co, GB
Healey SR - Coventry Climax FWMW
Clive Baker, GB
John Harris, GB (DND)
1998 V8   P
2000
14
4h
Radiator
40 DNF 51 Ecurie Fiat-Abarth France, F
Fiat-Abarth 1000 SP
Maurizio Zanetti, I
Ugo Locatelli, I
1001 L4   P
1150
9
2h
Distributor
41 DNF 60 Robert Buchet, F
Porsche 910
Baron Jean de Mortemart, F
Jean Mesange, F
DNS Jean Sage, F
DNS Robert Buchet, F
1991 F6   P
2000
4
2h
Engine
42 DNF 46 Ecurie Savin-Calberson, F
Alpine A210 - Renault R8G TwinCam
Alain LeGuellec, F
Bernard Tramont, F (DND)
DNS Jean-Pierre Nicolas, F
DNS Jean-Luc Therier, F
DNS Henri Grandsire, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
1470 L4   P
1600
1
1h
Head gasket
43 DNF 10 John Woolfe Racing, GB
Porsche 917
John Woolfe, GB*
Herbert Linge, D (DND)
DNS Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
DNS Digby Martland, GB
4494 F12   S
5000
0
1h
*Fatal accident
44 DNF 19 SpA Ferrari SEFAC, I
Ferrari 312P Coupé
Chris Amon, NZ
Peter Schetty, CH (DND)
DNS Ernesto 'Tino' Brambilla, I
2997 V12   P
3000
0
1h
Accident, Fire
                     
45 DQ 59 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Ferrari 275 GTB/C
Claude Haldi, CH
Jacques Rey, CH
DNS Ronnie Peterson, S
DNS Alain Finkelstein, F
3285 V12   GT
+2000
39
5h
Illegal oil replenishment
                     
46 DNS 15 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 917 LH
Udo Schütz, D
Rudi Lins, A
Herbert Linge, D
Brian Redman, GB
4494 F12   S
5000
  Sparce car
46 DNS 16 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Sam Posey, USA
Bob Grossman, USA
4390 V12   S
5000
  Accident
47 DNS 58 Ecurie ASA - ESCA, F
Ford GT40
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, F
Dominique Martin, CH
4942 V8   S
5000
  Engine
48 DNS 61 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari Dino 206 S
Ricardo Rodriguez, USA
Francois Migault, F
Robert 'Jimmy' Mieusset, F
1987 V6   S
2000
  Accident
                     
49 DNQ 47 Unipower Cars, GB
Unipower GT - BMC A-series
Piers Forester, GB
Stanley Robinson, GB
DNS Andrew Hedges, GB
1298 L4   P
1300
   
50 DNQ 48 Brian Sherwood / Piper Cars Ltd, GB
Piper GTR - Ford TwinCam
Tim Lalonde, GB
John Burton, GB
DNS Roger Sparkes, GB
DNS Peter Creasey, GB
1300 L4   P
1300
   
                     
51 REE 57 Lola Cars Ltd, GB
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Ulf Norinder, S
-
4991 V8   GT
+2000
   
52 REE 59 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Ferrari 312P
Herbert Müller, CH
Jonathan Williams, GB
2997 V12   P
3000
   
53 REE 64 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 910
-
-
1991 F6   S
2000
   
54 REE 65 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 910
-
-
1991 F6   S
2000
   
55 REE 67 Philippe Farjon, F
Porsche 906
Philippe Farjon, F
-
1991 F6   S
2000
   
56 REE 69 Jacques Bourdon, F
Alpine A110 - Renault R8 Gordini
Jacques Bourdon, F
Maurice Nusbaumer, F
1296 L4   GT
2000
   
57 REE 70 Squadra Bardahl
Alpine A110 - Renault R8 Gordini
-
-
1296 L4   GT
2000
   
58 REE 71 Yves Leroux, F
Alpine A110 - Renault R8 Gordini
Yves Leroux, F
Marcel Grue, F
1296 L4   GT
2000
   
                     
59 DNA 2 Scuderia Filipinetti, CH
Chevrolet Corvette
Henri Greder, F
-
6998 V8   GT
+2000
   
60 DNA 3 John Woolfe Racing, GB
McLaren M6B (Trojan)
Chevrolet
John Woolfe, GB
Bruce McLaren, NZ
4998 V8   S
5000
   
61 DNA 4 Lola Cars Ltd, GB
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Paul Hawkins, AUS
Mark Donohue, USA
4991 V8   S
5000
   
62 DNA 5 Lola Cars Ltd, GB
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Mike Hailwood, GB
John Love, RSR
4991 V8   S
5000
   
63 DNA 6 Lola Cars Ltd, GB
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Piers Courage, GB
-
4991 V8   S
5000
   
64 DNA 11 Ecurie Ford France SA, F
Ford GT40
Michel Martin, F
Hervé Bayard, F
4942 V8   S
5000
   
65 DNA 16 Svenska Volkswagen AB, S
Porsche 908
Björn Waldegård, S
-
3000 F8   P
3000
   
66 DNA 19 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33B
Lucien Bianchi, B
-
2998 V8   P
3000
  Fatal accident in test
67 DNA 20 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33B
-
-
2998 V8   P
3000
   
68 DNA 21 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33B
-
-
2998 V8   P
3000
   
69 DNA 22 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo T33B
-
-
2998 V8   P
3000
   
70 DNA 24 Escuderia Nacional (Alex Soler-Roig), E
Porsche 908/02
Alex Soler-Roig, E
Gérard Larrousse, F
3000 V8   P
3000
   
71 DNA 31 Ecurie Savin-Calberson, F
Alpine A220 - Renault Gordini
-
-
2996 V8   P
3000
   
72 DNA 36 Abarth-Osella, I
Abarth 3000 SP
Toine Hezemans, NL
-
3000 V8   P
3000
   
73 DNA 39 Brian Sherwood / Piper Cars Ltd, GB
Piper GT - Martin V8
Brian Sherwood, GB
Tim Lalolnde
2000 V8   P
2000
   
74 DNA 41 Auguste Veuillet, F
Porsche 910
Sylvain Garant, F
-
1991 F6   S
2000
   
75 DNA 45 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 910
Rolf Stommelen, D
Kurt Ahrens Jr, D
1991 F6   S
2000
   
76 DNA 46 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 910
Joe Buzzetta, USA
Hans Herrmann, D
1991 F6   S
3000
   
77 DNA 48 Abarth-Osella, I
Abarth 2000 SP
Johannes Ortner, A
-
1946     S
2000
   
78 DNA 49 Squadra Corse Lancia, I
Lancia Fulvia HF F&M Speziale
Sandro Munari, I
Rauno Aaltonen, SF
1584 V4   P
1600
   
79 DNA 50 Squadra Corse Lancia, I
Lancia Fulvia HF F&M Speziale
Claudio Maglioli, I
Raffaele Pinto, I
1584 V4   P
1600
   
80 DNA 69 Ecurie Léopard, F
Alpine A210 - Renault R8 Gordini TwinCam
Jean-Pierre Nicolas, F
Jean-Luc Therier, F
Alain LeGuellec, F
Bernard Tramont, F
1470 L4   P
1600
   
                     
81 NAC 4 André Wicky Racing Team, CH
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
André Wicky, CH
-
4995 V8   S
5000
   
82 NAC 5 Robin Ormes, BS
Lola T70 Mk III B - Chevrolet
Michael d'Udy, GB
Frank Gardner, AUS
4995 V8   S
5000
   
83 NAC 9 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Ford GT40
José Juncadella, E
-
4728 V8   S
5000
   
84 NAC 19 Brian Sherwood / Piper Cars, GB
Piper GT - Ford
John Bamford, GB
John Burton, GB
  L4   P
3000
   
85 NAC 20 David Piper, GB
Porsche 908/02
David Piper, GB
-
3000 F8   P
3000
   
86 NAC 30 Escuderia Repsol, E
Porsche 908/02
Ben Heiderich, E
-
3000 F8   P
3000
   
87 NAC 31 Ben Pon, NL
Porsche 908/02
Gijs van Lennep, NL
Toine Hezemans, NL
3000 F8   P
3000
   
88 NAC 41 Gérard Larrousse, F
Porsche 908/02
Gérard Larrousse, F
Dieter Spoerry, CH
3000 F8   P
3000
   
89 NAC 47 Scuderia Serenissima, I
Serenissima Mk 168 (McLaren) - ATS
-
-
3000 V8   P
3000
   
90 NAC 49 José Juncadella, E
Porsche 907
Juan Fernandez, E
-
2200 F6   P
3000
   
91 NAC 50 BG Racing
Porsche 907
-
-
2200 F6   P
3000
   
92 NAC 51 BG Racing
Porsche 907 - Porsche 901
-
-
1991 F6   P
2000
   
93 NAC 55 Marcos Racing, Ltd, GB
Marcos Mantis - Volvo B18
Jem Marsh, GB
John Quick, GB
1778 L4   P
2000
   
94 NAC 56 Chris J. Lawrence, GB
Deep Sanderson 302 - Martin
John Wingfield, GB
Peter Bolton, GB
2000 V8   P
2000
   
95 NAC 59 Racing Team A.A.W., SF
Porsche 910 - Porsche 901
-
-
1991 F6   S
2000
   
96 NAC 62 Rudi Lins, A
Porsche 910 - Porsche 901
Rudi Lins, A
Peter Peter, A
1991 F6   P
2000
   
97 NAC 63 Edgar Herrmann, KEN
Porsche 911 T
Edgar Herrrmann, KEN
Hans Schuller, D
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
98 NAC 65 Claude Buchet, F
Porsche 911 S
Claude Buchet, F
Henri Guyomard, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
99 NAC 66 Herman Damseaux,
Porsche 911
-
-
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
100 NAC 73 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 911
-
-
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
101 NAC 74 Porsche System Engineering, D
Porsche 911
-
-
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
102 NAC 75 Sportscars Unlimited, CH
Porsche 910 - Porsche 901
Richard Broström, S
Masten Gregory, USA
1991 F6   S
2000
   
103 NAC 76 Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 911 T
Edgar 'Ficho' Berney, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
104 NAC 78 Patrice Sanson, F
Porsche 911 S
Patrice Sanson, F
Roland Lefevre, F
1991 F6   GT
2000
   
105 NAC 79 William 'Bill' Bradley, GB
Porsche 907 - Porsche 901
Alan Rollinson, GB
Tony Dean, GB
1991 F6   P
2000
   
106 NAC 83 Chris Waldron, GB
MG B - BMC B-series
-
-
1798 L4   GT
2000
   
107 NAC 84 Chris Waldron, GB
MG B - BMC B-series
-
-
1798 L4   GT
2000
   
108 NAC 94 Bernard Collomb, F
Alpine A110 - Renault R8 Gordini
Bernard Collomb, F
Francois Lacarrau, F
1296 L4   GT
2000
   
109 NAC 100 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 275 GTB/2
-
-
3285 V12        

 

Class Winners:

Index of Performance Alain Serpaggi / Christian Ethuin Alpine Renault A210
Index of Thermal Efficiency Jacky Ickx / Jackie Oliver Ford GT40
Sport-Prototypes 2501 - 3000cc Hans Herrmann / Gerard Larrousse Porsche 908
Sport-Prototypes 1601 - 2000cc Christian Poirot / Pierre Maublanc Porsche 910
Sport-Prototypes 1001 - 1150cc Alain Serpaggi / Christian Ethuin Alpine Renault A210
Sportscars Jacky Ickx / Jackie Oliver Ford GT 40
GT Jean-Pierre Gaban / Yves Deprez Porsche 911 S

 

DNF Did Not Finish
DQ Disqualified
NC Not Classified
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualified
DNA Did Not Arrive
DND Did Not Drive
REE Reserve Entry
NAC Not Accepted

 

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