XLII Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1974
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 15-16, warm & sunny Track Length (m): 13 640
Attendance: 200 000 Pole Position: Henri Pescarolo, Matra, 3:35.18 = 227.554 km/h
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Jean-Pierre Jarier, Matra, 3:42.7 = 220.494 km/h
Practiced: 50 Distance (km): 4606.571
Starters: 49 Average Speed (km/h): 191.940
Classified: 20    

 

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 7 Equipe Gitanes, F
Matra-Simca MS670C - Matra MS73
Henri Pescarolo, F
Gérard Larrousse, F
2993 V12 GY S
3000
338  
2 2 22 Martini Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo - Porsche 911/78
Gijs van Lennep, NL
Herbert Müller, CH
DNS Manfred Schurti, FL
2142
tc
F6 D S
3000
332  
3 3 9 Equipe Gitanse, F
Matra-Simca MS670C - Matra MS73
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
Francois Migault, F
2993 V12 GY S
3000
322  
4 4 11 Gulf Research Racing Co, GB
Gulf GR7 (Mirage) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Derek Bell, GB
Mike Hailwood, GB
DNS Vern Schuppan, AUS
2993 V8 F S
3000
318  
5 5 71 Raymond Touroul, F
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Cyril Grandet, F
Dominique Bardini, F
DNS Raymond Touroul, F
DNS Daniel Segard, F
4390 V12   GT
5000
314  
6 6 54 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Dave Heinz, USA
Alain Cudini, F
DNS Teodoro Zeccoli, I
DNS Alain Couderc, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Paoli, F
DNS Henri Guyomard, F
4390 V12 GY GT
5000
313  
7 7 66 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Bernard Cheneviére, CH
Peter Zbinden, CH
Michel Duobis, CH
2994 F6   GT
5000
313  
8 8 15 Automobiles Ligier, F
Ligier JS 2 - Maserati
Jacques Laffite, F
Alain Serpaggi, F
DNS Guy Ligier, F
2991 V6 M S
3000
311  
9 9 1 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 312P "CanAm 1969"
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Teodoro Zeccoli, I
DNS Jean-Francois Jaunet, F
DNS Dave Heinz, USA
DNS Henri Guyomard, F
DNS Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
2998 V12 GY S
3000
299  
10 10 70 A.S.A. Cachia - Bondy, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Raymond Touroul, F
Henri Cachia, F
Denis Rua, F
DNS Jacques Borras, F
2994 F6   GT
5000
289  
11 11 56 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Christian Ethuin, F
Lucien Guitteny, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
4390 V12 GY GT
5000
286  
12 12 69 Claude Haldi, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Lucien Nageotte, F
Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F
Jean-Francois Jaunet, F
DNS Dominique Thiry, F
DNS Marc Houllier, F
DNS Claude Haldi, F
2994 F6   GT
5000
277  
13 13 59 Pierre Mauroy, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Anny-Charlotte Verney, F
Pierre Mauroy, F
Martine Rénier, F
DNS Björn Waldegård, S
DNS Gérard Cuynet, S
DNS Jean-Louis Gama, F
2994 F6   GT
5000
277  
14 14 63 Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
Gérard Meo, F
DNS Jean Egreteaud, F
DNS Guy Chasseuil, F
2994 F6   GT
5000
275  
15 15 86 Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
BMW 3.0 CSL 3.5
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
"Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F
3498 L6   GT
5000
270  
16 16 57 Marcel Mignot, F
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Marcel Mignot, F
Harry Jones, USA
DNF René Mazzia, F
4390 V12   GT
5000
267  
17 17 30 "Christine" - Ecurie Seiko, B
Chevron B23 - Ford Cosworth FVC
Christine Beckers, B
Yvette Fontaine, F
Marie Laurent, F
DNS Claude Michy, F
1790 L4 F S
2000
266  
18 18 51 Henri Greder, F
Chevrolet Corvette
Henri Greder, F
"Marie-Claude Beaumont" (Marie-Claude Charmasson), F
DNS Alain Cudini, F
6998 V8 M GT
+5000
254  
19 19 65 Christine Poirot, F
Porsche 908/2
Christian Poirot, F
Jean Rondeau, F
DNS Elio Cogo, F
2997 F8   S
3000
252  
20 20 73 Paul Blancpain - Toad Hall, CH/USA
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Michel Keyser, USA
Milt Minter, USA
Paul Blancpain, CH
2994 F6   GT
5000
247  
                     
21 NC 25 Mazda Automotive, J
Sigma MC74 - Mazda 12A
Yasuhiro Okamoto, J
Harakuni Takahashi, J
Yojiro Terada, J
DNS Hiroshi Fushida, J
2992 2R D S
3000
156  
                     
22 DNF 72 Polifac Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Franz Pesch, D
Jürgen Barth, D
DNS Georg Loos, D
DNS Jürgen Neuhaus, D
2994 F6   GT
5000
232
23h
Engine
23 DNF 62 Ecurie Francorchamps, B
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
Richard Bond, GB
DNS "Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
2994 F6   GT
5000
227
19h
Clutch
24 DNF 67 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
William Vollery, CH
Eric Chapuis, CH
Roger Dorchy, F
DNS André Savary, CH
2994 F6   GT
5000
225
19h
Engine
25 DNF 90 Shark Team, F
Ford Capri LV (RS ?)
Jean-Claude Guérie, F
Serge Gordard, GB
Dominique Fornage, F
DNS Cyril Grandet, F
2990 V6   TS 186
16h
Clutch
26 DNF 10 Alain de Cadenet, GB
De Cadenet LM (Lola) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Chris Craft, GB
John Nicholson, NZ
DNS Alain de Cadenet, GB
2993 V8 F S
3000
168
15h
Accident
27 DNF 87 BMW Jolly Club, I
BMW 3.0 CSL
Manfred Mohr, D
Martino Finotto, I
Carlo Facetti, I
3498 L6   TS 155
14h
Head gasket
28 DNF 43 Racing Organisation Course, F
Lola T292 - ROC Chrysler-Simca
Robert 'Jimmy' Mieusset, F
Fred Stalder, F
Francois Servanin, F
DNS Hervé Bayard, F
1996 L4 F S
2000
145
15h
Fuel injection
29 DNF 44 Gérard Cuynet, F
Porsche 910
Gérard Cuynet, F
Yves Evrard, F
Jean-Louis Gama, F
1998 F6 GY S
2000
143
17h
Out of fuel
30 DNF 64 Polifac Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Georg Loos, D
Clemens Schickentanz, D
DNS Jürgen Barth, D
DNS John Fitzpatrick, GB
2994 F6   GT
5000
134
14h
Ignition
31 DNF 17 Ortega Ecuador Marlboro Team, EC
Porsche 908/02
Fausto Merello, EC
Guillermo Ortega, EC
Lothar Ranft, EC
DNS Pascal Michelet (EC)
2994 F8 GY S
3000
122
11h
Accident
32 DNF 8 Equipe Gitanes, F
Matra-Simca MS670B - Matra MS73
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, F
Bob Wollek, F
José Dolhem, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
DNS Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
2993 V12 GY S
3000
120
9h
Engine
33 DNF 61 Robert Buchet, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Vic Elford, GB
DNS Bob Wollek, F
2994 F6   GT
5000
117
11h
Oil leak, drive shaft
34 DNF 6 Equipe Gitanes, F
Matra-Simca MS680 - Matra MS73
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
2993 V12 GY S
3000
104
9h
Engine
35 DNF 21 Martini Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo - Porsche 911/78
Helmut Koinigg, A
Manfred Schurti, FL
DNS Herbert Müller, CH
2142
tc
F6 D S
3000
87
8h
Engine
36 DNF 14 Automobiles Ligier, F
Ligier JS 2 - Maserati
Guy Chasseuil, F
Michel Leclére, F
DNS Guy Ligier, F
2991 V6 M S
3000
82
9h
Valves
37 DNF 68 Samson Kremer Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Hans Heyer, D
Paul Keller, CH
Erwin Kremer, D (DND)
DNS Claude Ballot-Léna, F
DNS Clemens Schickentanz, D
2994 F6   GT
5000
65
6h
Engine
38 DNF 46 Rebaque Rojas Racing Team, MEX
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 2v SOHC
Guillermo 'Memo' Rojas, MEX
Hector Rebaque, MEX
DNS Fred van Beuren Jr, MEX
2992 F6 GY GT
5000
60
7h
Ignition
39 DNF 12 Gulf Research Racing Co, GB
Gulf GR7 (Mirage) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Reine Wisell, S
Vern Schuppan, AUS
DNS Derek Bell, GB
DNS Mike Hailwood, GB
2993 V8 F S
3000
49
5h
Engine
40 DNF 23 Mamers-Grac-Gotti-Meca, F
GRAC MT20 - Chrysler Simca JRD
Max Mamers, F
Xavier Lepeyre, F
DNS Pierre-Marie Painvin, F
1994 L4 GY S
2000
45
5h
Clutch, drive shaft
41 DNF 58 Escuderia Montjuich, E
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Claude Haldi, CH
José-Marie Fernandez, E
Jean-Marc Seguin, F
DNS Niki Bosch, E
2994 F6 D GT
5000
43
5h
Valves
42 DNF 19 Wicky Racing Team, CH
Porsche 908/02
André Wicky, CH (DND)
Jacques Boucard, F
"Nouvestille" (Louis Cosson), F
DNS Max Cohen Olivar, MOR
DNS Philippe Carron, CH
DNS Peter Mattli, CH
DNS Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
2996 F8 F S
3000
41
6h
Gearbox
43 DNF 28 Michel Dupont Scato, CH
Lola T284 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Heinz Schulthess, CH
Michel Lateste, F
DNS Gérard Cayeux, F
DNS Michel Dupont, CH
2993 V8 F S
3000
32
4h
Engine
44 DNF 18 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari Dino 308 GT/4
Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
DNS Jean-Claude Andruet, F
DNS Henri Guyomard, F
2926 V8 GY S
3000
30
4h
Clutch, wheel
45 DNF 60 Louis Meznarie, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Hubert Striebig, F
Helmut Kirschoffer, D (DND)
Jean-Louis Chateau, F (DND)
2994 F6   GT
5000
23
4h
Accident
46 DNF 52 Wicky Racing Team, CH
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
Philippe Carron, CH (DND)
DNS André Wicky, CH
DNS Mario Casoni, I
5772 V8 F GT
+5000
16
4h
Timing gear
47 DNF 31 Ecurie Tibidabo, E
Porsche 908/03
Francesco Torredemer, E
Juan Fernandez, E (DND)
Bernard Tramont, F (DND)
DNS Eugenio Baturone, E
2994 F8 GY S
3000
12
3h
Gearbox
48 DNF 55 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
Jean-Pierre Paoli, F
Alain Couderc, F (DND)
DNS Teodoro Zeccoli, I
DNS Christian Ethuin, F
DNS Henri Guyomard, F
DNS Lucien Guitteny, F
4390 V12 GY GT
5000
4 Accident
49 DNF 27 Michel Dupont Scato, CH
Chevron B23/26 - Ford Cosworth BDG (FVC?)
Michel Dupont, CH
Daniel Brillat, F
Gregor Fischer, CH (DND)
DNS Laurent Ferrier, F
DNS Paul Blancpain, CH
1790 L4 F S
2000
3 Piston ring
                     
50 DNQ 98 Claude Buchet, F
Mazda RX-3 (S124A) Coupé
Claude Buchet, F
"Agere" (Jean-Paul Agéres), F
Frederic Canal, F
  2R   TS    
                     
51 DNA 3 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12
Rolf Stommelen, D
Andrea de Adamich, I
2995 F12   S
3000
   
52 DNA 4 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12
Arturo Merzario, I
Carlo Facetti
2995 F12   S
3000
   
53 DNA 6 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12
Carlo Facetti, I
Teodoro Zeccoli, I
Rolf Stommelen, D
2995 F12   S
3000
   
54 DNA 7 Autodelta SpA, I
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12
Andrea de Adamich, I
Arturo Merzario, I
2995 F12   S
3000
   
55 DNA 21 Automobiles Ligier, F
Ligier JS2 - Maserati
-
-
2991 V6   S
3000
   
56 DNA 22 North American Racing Tem, USA
Lamborghini Urraco P250
-
-
2463 V8   S
3000
   
57 DNA 23 Wicky Racing Team, CH
Lamborghini Urraco P250
André Wicky, CH
Florian Vetsch, CH
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
2463 V8   S
3000
   
58 DNA 24 Lancia Marlboro, I
Lancia Stratos
Sandro Munari, I
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Umbert Maglioli, I
2418 V6   S
3000
   
59 DNA 26 Pierre-Marie Painvin, F
GRAC MT20 - Chrysler-Simca JRD
Lucien Guitteny, F
Guy Fréquelin, F
Pierre-Marie Painvin, F
1994 L4   S
2000
   
60 DNA 27 Paulenco Racing
March 74S - BMW M12
Emilio Zapico, E
Yves Martin, F
Alan Stubbs, GB
1994 L4   S
2000
   
61 DNA 29 Raymond Touroul, F
March 74S - BMW M12
Raymond Touroul, F
-
1994 L4   S
2000
   
62 DNA 32 José Uriarte, ANG
Lola T292 - Ford Cosworth
José Uriarte, ANG
Hervé LeGuellec, F
  L4   S
2000
   
63 DNA 33 Paul Blancpain, F
Chevron B23 - Ford Cosworth
Paul Blancpain, CH
-
  L4   S
2000
   
64 DNA 34 Michel Lateste, F
A.C.E. PB2 - Ford Cosworth
Michel Lateste, F
Michel Dufust, F
Robert Nee, F
  L4   S
2000
   
65 DNA 36 Pascal Michelet, EC
Ferrari 250 LM
Pascal Michelet, EC
Francisco Madera, EC
Francisco Perez, EC
Louis Larrea, EC
2953 V12   S
3000
   
66 DNA 40 Wicky Racing Team, CH
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
5571 V8   GT
+5000
   
67 DNA 41 John Greenwood, USA
Chevrolet Corvette
John Greenwood, USA
-
6998 V8   GT
+5000
   
68 DNA 52 Martini Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
-
-
3498 F6   GT
5000
   
69 DNA 53 Martini Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
-
-
3498 F6   GT
5000
   
70 DNA 57 Samson Kremer Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera
-
-
  F6   GT
5000
   
71 DNA 58 Jean-Louis Chateau, F
Porsche 911 Carrera
Jean-Louis Chateau, F
Hubert Striebig, F
  F6   GT
5000
   
72 DNA 60 Opal Lubrifiants, F
Porsche 911 SE
Denis Rua, F
Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F
Jean-Francois Jaunet, F
Jean Ortelli, F
  F6   GT
5000
   
73 DNA 61 Heinz Schiller, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Jean Selz, CH
Florian Vetsch, CH
  F6   GT
5000
   
74 DNA 63 A.S.A. Cachia, F
Porsche 911 S
Jacques Borras, F
-
  F6   GT
5000
   
75 DNA 64 BMW Motorsport GmbH; D
BMW 3.0 CSL
-
-
3498 L6   TS    
75 DNA 65 BMW Motorsport GmbH; D
BMW 3.0 CSL
-
-
3498 L6   TS    
76 DNA - BMW Motorsport GmbH; D
BMW 3.0 CSL
-
-
3498 L6   TS    
77 DNA 66 Walter Brun, CH
BMW 3.0 CSL
Walter Brun, CH
-
3498 L6   TS    
78 DNA 67 Gelo Racing Team, D
BMW 3.0 CSL
Jürgen Barth, D
-
3498 L6   TS    
79 DNA 70 Francesco Torredemer, E
Ford Capri RS
Jorge Pla, E
Luis Rosal, E
José Clot, E
  V6   TS    
80 DNA - Mike Coombe, GB
March 74S - Ford Cosworth DFV
-
-
3000 V8   S
3000
   
81 DNA - Jean-Marc Seguin, F
Porsche 911 Carrera
Jean-Marc Seguin, F
-
  F6   GT
3000
   
82 DNA - Philippe Montels, F
Jide - Renault 2000
Philippe Montels, F
P. Le Greves, F
           
83 DNA - Equipe Gitanes, F
Matra-Simca MS670C
-
-
2993 V12   S
3000
   
84 DNA 22 Michel Dupont Scato, CH
Chevron B26 - Ford Cosworth
-
-
  L4   S
2000
   
85 DNA - Michel Dupont Scato, CH
Chevron B21 - Ford Cosworth
-
-
  L4   S
2000
   

 

Class Winners:

Index of Thermal Efficiency Cyril Grandet / Dominique 'Bardini' Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Sport 2001 - 3000cc Henri Pescarolo / Gerard Larrousse Matra-Simca MS670 C
Sport - 2000cc Y. Fontaine / C. Beckers / M. Laurent Chevron B23 - Cosworth FVC
GTS, unlimited Henri Greder / Marie-Claude Beaumont Chevrolet Corvette
GTS - 5000cc Cyril Grandet / Dominique Bardini Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Touring Special Jean-Claude Aubriet / 'Depnic' BMW CSL

 

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

 

Tyres: GY=GoodYear, D=Dunlop, F=Firestone, M-Michelin

 

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