XLIV Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1976
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 12-13 Track Length (m): 13 640
Attendance:   Pole Position: Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Alpine, 3:33.01 = 230.427 km/h
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Alpine, 3:43.00 = 220.197
Practiced: 58 Distance (km): 4769.923
Starters: 55 Average Speed (km/h): 198.746
Classified: 24    

 

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 20 Martini Racing Porsche System, D
Porsche 936 - Porsche 911/78
Jacky Ickx, B
Gijs van Lennep, NL
DNS Rolf Stommelen, D
DNS Manfred Schurti, FL
2142
tc
F6 GY S
3000
350  
2 2 10 Grand Touring Cars Inc, USA
Mirage GR8 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
Francois Migault, F
DNS Derek Bell, GB

DNS Vern Schuppan, AUS
2993 V8 GY S
3000
339  
3 3 12 Alain de Cadenet, GB
De Cadenet Lola T380 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Alain de Cadenet, GB
Chris Craft, GB
2993 V8 GY S
3000
338  
4 4 40 Martini Racing Porsche System, D
Porsche 935 - Porsche 930/72
Rolf Stommelen, D
Manfred Schurti, FL
DNS Jacky Ickx, B
DNS Gijs van Lennep, NL
2856
tc
F6 D Gr 5 332  
5 5 11 Grand Touring Cars Inc, USA
Mirage GR8 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Derek Bell, GB
Vern Schuppan, AUS
DNS Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
DNS Francois Migault, F
2993 V8 GY S
3000
327  
6 6 52 Gérard Méo, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Raymond Touroul, F
Alain Cudini, F
DNS René Boubet, F
DNS Gérard Méo, F
DNS Roger Demaisin, F
DNS Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
2993 F6   Gr 5 315  
7 7 17 Joest Racing, D
Porsche 908/3 Turbo - Porsche 911/78
Ernst Kraus, D
Günter Steckkönig, D
DNS Reinhold Jöst, D
DNS Jürgen Barth, D
2142
tc
F6 GY S
3000
314  
8 8 1 Inaltera, F
Inaltera - Ford Cosworth DFV
Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F
Henri Pescarolo, F
2993 V8   GTP 305  
9 9 63 Egon Evertz KG, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Heinz Martin, D
Hartwig Bertrams, D
Egon Evertz, D
DNS Lella Lombardi, I
2993 F6   Gr 5 303  
10 10 42 BMW Alpina, D
(BMW Motorsport GmbH, D)
BMW 3.5 CSL - BMW M49/3
Harald Grohs, D
Sam Posey, USA
Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
DNS Hervé Poulain, F
DNS Brian Redman, GB
DNS Peter Gregg, USA
3496 L6 GY Gr 5 300  
11 11 54 Louis Meznarie, F
Porsche 934/935 Turbo
Hubert Striebig, F
Anny Charlotte Verney, F
Helmut Kirschoffer, F
DNS Guy Chasseuil, F
2992
tc
F6   Gr 5 299  
12 12 71 "Segolen", F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
"Segolen" (André Gahinet), F
Michel Ouviére, F
Jean-Yves Gadal, F
2992 F6   Gr 4 293  
13 13 53 Jean-Claude Andruet / A.S.A. Cachia, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Thierry Sabine, F
Philippe Dagoreau, F
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
DNS Henri Cachia, F
2993 F6   Gr 5 289  
14 14 77 Tom Vaugh, USA
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Tom Vaugh, USA
John Rulon-Miller, USA
Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F
2993 F6   IMSA 284  
15 15 35 Daniel Brillat - Georges Morand, F/CH
Lola T292 - Ford Cosworth BDG/C
Georges Morand, CH
Francois Trisconi, CH
André Chevalley, CH
DNS Daniel Brillat, F
DNS Giancarlo Gagliardi, I
1998 L4   S
2000
280  
16 16 57 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 934
Tim Schenken, AUS
Toine Hezemans, NL
2992
tc
F6   Gr 4 278  
17 17 67 Joël Laplacette, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Joël Laplacette, F
Alain Leroux, F
Georges Bourdillat, F
DNS M. Baxa
2993 F6   Gr 4 274  
18 18 50 Thierry Perrier, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Thierry Perrier, F
Guy de Saint-Pierre, F
Martine Rénier, F
2993 F6   Gr 5 274  
19 19 65 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 934
"Marie-Claude Beaumont" (Marie-Claude Charmasson), F
Didier Pironi, F
Bob Wollek, F
2992
tc
F6   Gr 4 271  
20 20 3 Robert Neyret - Chardonnet, F
Lancia Stratos Turbo - Ferrari
Christine Dacremont, F
Lella Lombardi, I
2418
tc
V6 M GTP 266  
21 21 2 Inaltera, F
Inaltera - Ford Cosworth DFV
Christine Beckers, B
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, F
Jean Rondeau, F
2993 V8   GTP 265  
22 22 31 Chandler I.B.E.C. International, GB
Lola T294S - Ford Cosworth FVC/Richardson
Tony Birchenhough, GB
Ian Bracey, GB
Simon Phillips, GB
Brian Joscelyne, GB
DNS Ian Harrower, GB
1950 L4 GY S
2000
253  
23 23 55 Equipe Alméras Fréres, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Christian Poirot, F
René Boubet, F
DNS Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
DNS Jean-Marie Alméras, F
DNS Jacques Alméras, F
DNS Jean-Francois Mas, F
2993 F6   Gr 5 246  
24 24 95 Les Maisons de Week Ends, F
(Jean-Louis Ravenel, F)
BMW 3.0 CSL
Jean-Louis Ravenel, F
Jacky Ravenel, F
Jean-Marie Détrin, F
Dany Wauters, B
3000 L6   Gr 2 238  
                     
25 NC 30 Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Lola T294 - Chrysler-Simca / ROC
Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Alain Lévie, F
Patrick Daire, F
1994 L4   S
2000
219  
26 NC 61 A.S.A. Cachia, F
Porsche 934
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Henri Cachia, F
Jacques Borras, F
DNS Thierry Sabine, F
DNS Denis Rua, F
DNS Philippe Albera, F
2992
tc
F6   Gr 4 204  
27 NC 70 "Beurlys", B
Porsche 934
"Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), B
Nick Faure, GB
John Goss, AUS
DNS John Cooper, GB
2992
tc
F6   Gr 4 169  
                     
28 DQ 29 José Thibault, F
Lenham - Ford Cosworth FVC
José Thibault, F
Alain Hubert, F
Michel Lateste, F
1840 L4   S
2000
88
14h
Insufficient distance
                     
29 DNF 47 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 935
Juan-Carlos Bolanos, MEX
Eduardo Lopez Negrete, MEX
Billy Sprowls, USA
Hans Heyer, D
2807
tc
F6   Gr 5 272
24h
Fire
30 DNF 58 GVEA Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 934
Bernard Chenevière, CH
Peter Zbinden, CH
Nicolas Bührer, CH
DNS Claude Haldi, CH
DNS Mario Casoni, I
DNS Arturo Merzario, I
DNS Juan Fernandez, E
2993
tc
F6   Gr 4 270
23h
Valves
31 DNF 26 Société R.O.C., F
Chevron B36 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Alain Flotard, F
Fred Stalder, F
Albert Dufréne, F
DNS Jacques Henry, F
1996 L4   S
2000
241
23h
Oil pump
32 DNF 69 Schiller Racing Team, CH
Porsche 934 - Porsche 930/71
Claude Haldi, CH
Florian Vetsch, CH
2993
tc
F6 GY Gr 4 219
19h
Valves
33 DNF 18 Martini Racing Joest, D
Porsche 936 Spider
Reinhold Jöst, D
Jürgen Barth, D
2142
tc
F6   S
3000
218
17h
Engine
34 DNF 46 Team Brock, AUS
BMW 3.5 CSL
Peter Brock, AUS
Brian Muir, AUS
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
DNS "Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F
DNS Vern Schuppan, AUS
3498 L6   Gr 5 156
19h
Gearbox
35 DNF 78 Diego Febles Racing, PR
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Diego Febles, PR
Alec Poole, GB
Hiram Cruz, MEX
DNS Derek McMahon, IRL
2993 F6   IMSA 144
15h
Gearbox
36 DNF 19 Renault Sport, F
Alpine A442 - Renault Turbo
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
Patrick Tambay,F
José Dolhem, F
DNS René Arnoux, F
DNS Jackie Stewart, GB
1997
tc
V6 M S
3000
135
11h
Piston
37 DNF 44 A.S.P.M. Tanday Music., F
BMW 3.5 CSL
Jean-Claude Justice, F
Jean Bélin, F
DNS Michel Seban, F
DNS Erik Vartan, NL
DNS Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
DNS "Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F
3498 L6   Gr 5 128
13h
Head gasket
38 DNF 5 Ecurie Batteries et Piles TS, F
WM P76 - Peugeot PRV ZN84
Guy Chasseuil, F
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
Xavier Mathiot, F
2664 V6 M GTP 125
13h
Fuel tank
39 DNF 16 Egon Evertz KG, D
Porsche 908/3 Turbo
Leo Kinnunen, SF
Egon Evertz, D
2142
tc
F8 D S
3000
124
11h
Engine
40 DNF 43 BMW Schnitzer, D
(BMW Motorsport GmbH, D)
BMW 3.5 CSL
Dieter Quester, A
Albrecht Krebs, D
Alain Peltier, B
3496 L6   Gr 5 117
12h
Fire
41 DNF 90 Nascar-Winston - W.-C. Donhavey, USA
Ford Torino (Banjo's Performance)
Richard Brooks, USA
Dick Hutcherson, USA
Marcel Mignot, F
7003 V8 GY N'CAR 104
11h
Gearbox
42 DNF 27 Societé R.O.C., F
Chevron B36 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Francois Servanin, F
Laurent Ferrier, F

DNS Fred Stalder, F
1996 L4   S
2000
88
11h
CV joint
43 DNF 72 William Vollery, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RS
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
Roger Dorchy, F
William Vollery, CH
DNS Jean-Claude Bering, CH
2993 F6   Gr 4 82
9h
Battery
44 DNF 62 Philippe Dagoreau, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Christian Bussi, F
Philippe Gurdjian, F
Christian Gouttepifre, F
DNS Philippe Dagoreau, F
DNS Thierry Sabine, F
2993 F6   Gr 4 79
9h
Engine
45 DNF 49 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Clemens Schickentanz, D
Howden Ganley, NZ
2993 F6   Gr 5 74
7h
Drive shaft
46 DNF 33 Georges Schäfer, CH
Chevron B26 - Ford Cosworth FVC
Georges Schäfer, CH
Jean-Pierre Adatte, F
Riccardo Albanesi, CH
DNS Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F
1786 L4   S
2000
62
7h
Engine
47 DNF 73 Sion Autos 2001
Datsun HLS 30/260Z
Claude Buchet, F
André Haller, F*
Jean-Luc Favresse, F
DNS Hans Schuller, D
2565 L6   Gr 4 39
7h
* Fatal accident
48 DNF 76 IMSA-Camel - J. Greenwood, USA
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
John Greenwood, USA
Bernard Darniche, F
DNS Burt Greenwood, USA
6997 V8 GY IMSA 29
5h
Fuel tank
49 DNF 41 BMW Motorsport GmbH, D
BMW 3.0 CSL Turbo
Peter Gregg, USA
Brian Redman, GB
DNS Hervé Poulain, F
DNS Sam Posey, USA
DNS Harald Grohs, D
DNS Baron Hughes de Fierlandt, B
3200
tc
L6   Gr 5 23
4h
Oil leak
50 DNF 45 Hermetite Products Ltd, GB
BMW 3.5 CSL - BMW M49/3
John Fitzpatrick, GB (DND)
Tom Walkinshaw, GB
DNS Les Blackburn, GB
3498 L6 GY Gr 5 17
3h
Fire
51 DNF 75 IMSA-Camel - M. Keyser, USA
Chevrolet Monza GT
Michael Keyser, USA
Eddie Wachs, USA (DND)
DNS Milt Minter, USA
5733?
4437?
V8   IMSA 11
3h
Axle
52 DNF 21 GVEA Porsche Club Romand / Xavier Lapeyre, CH/F
Lola T286 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Dr Xavier Lapeyre, F
Bernard Chevanne, F (DND)
DNS Pierre-Marie Painvin, F
2993 V8   S
3000
9
4h
Engine
53 DNF 48 Jean-Louis Chateau, F
Porsche 934/5
Jean-Louis Chateau, F
Dominique Fornage, F (DND)
Jean-Claude Guérie, F (DND)
2993
tc
F6   Gr 5 9
7h
Gearbox
54 DNF 4 NASCAR-Winston - H. McGriff, USA
Dodge Charger (Hyde)Chrysler/Wedge
Hershel McGriff, USA
Doug McGriff, USA (DND)
6979 V8 GY N'CAR 2
2h
Oil leak
55 DNF 36 Chuck Graeminger, CH
Cheetah G601 - BMW
Daniel Brillat, F
Michel Degoumois, CH (DND)
"Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F (DND)
DNS Christian Blanc, CH
DNS Herbert Müller, CH
DNS Jürg Dubler, CH
1998 L4   S
2000
2
1h
CV joint
                     
56 DNS 82 André Wicky - Martial Delalande, CH/F
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Jacques Marché, F
Martial Delalande, F
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
DNS Simon Segala
DNS Philippe Carron, CH
DNS Jean-Marie Carron, CH
5769 V8   GTX    
                     
57 DNQ 8 Team Warsteiner - Racing Team Schulthess, D
TOJ SC301 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Heinz Schulthess, CH
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
Max Antichan, F
Francois Migault, F
2993 V8   S
3000
   
58 DNQ 25 Team Warsteiner - Racing Team Schulthess, D
TOJ SC204 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Jacques Marquet, F
Corinne Koppenhague, F
Jacky Haran, F
DNS Elio Cogo, F
DNS Luciano Arnold, I
DNS Roland Salomon, CH
2000 L4   S
2000
   
59 DNQ 72 Paul Rilly, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
Paul Rilly, F
Roger Le Veve, F
  F6   Gr 4   Did not pass
scrutineering
                     
60 DNA 5 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 BB
-
-
4942 V12   IMSA    
61 DNA 6 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 308 GTB
-
-
      IMSA    
62 DNA 11 IMSA, USA
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
-
-
  F6   IMSA    
63 DNA 14 Gelo Racing Team, D
Mirage GR7 - Ford Cosworth DFV
-
-
2993 V8   S
3000
   
64 DNA 15 Media-Courses, F
Lola T286 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Yves Courage, F
Bernard Béguin, F
Daniel Boudrie, F
2993 V8   S
3000
   
65 DNA 24 André Wicky, CH
Porsche 908/02
Walter Brun, CH
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
André Wicky, CH
3000 F8   S
3000
   
66 DNA 26 Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
-
2995 F12   S
3000
   
67 DNA 28 Eugen Strähl, CH
March 76S - BMW M12
Eugen Strähl, CH
Peter Bernhard, CH
Markus Hotz, CH
Fredy Lienhard, CH
1997 L4        
68 DNA 32 Jean de Connick, F
Chevron B36 - Ford Cosworth
Jean de Connick, F
John J. Caly
Michel Lateste, F
  L4   S
2000
   
69 DNA 44 Anjou, F
Lola T292 - Chrysler-Simca ROC
Lucien Guitteny, F
R Martini, F
  L4   S
2000
   
70 DNA 49 A.S.P.M., F
Moynet LM - Chrysler-Simca ROC
-
-
  L4   S
2000
   
71 DNA 56 Martini Racing, D
Porsche 935 - Porsche 930/72
-
-
2856
tc
F6   Gr 5    
72 DNA 59 BMW Motorsport GmbH, D
BMW 3.5 CSL - BMW M49/3
-
-
3498 L6   Gr 5    
73 DNA 66 Scuderia Jolly Club, I
Ford Escort RS 2000 - Ford Cosworth BDG
Martino Finotto, I
Carlo Facetti, I
2000 L4   Gr 5    
74 DNA 70 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
-
-
4390 V12   Gr 4    
75 DNA 73 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 911/75
Peter Zbinden, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
Nicolas Bührer, CH
  F6   Gr 4    
76 DNA 78 Marcel Mignot, F
Porsche 934
Marcel Mignot, F
-

tc
F6   Gr 4    
77 DNA 80 Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 934
 
tc
F6   Gr 4    
78 DNA 90 Maison du Chalet, F
Opel Commodore GSE
Jean-Louis Ravenel, F
Jacky Ravenel, F
Dany Wauters, B
  F6   Gr 2    
79 DNA 96 Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
BMW 3.5 CSL
Jean-Claude Aubriet, F
"Depnic" (Jean-Claude Depince), F
  L6   Gr 2    
                     
80 NAC 3 Gérard Cuynet, F
Lola T280 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Gérard Cuynet, F
Jean Belin, F
2993 V8   GTP    
81 NAC 21 Porsche Club Romand, CH
Porsche 911 Carrera
Porsche 911/75
Peter Zbinden, CH
Nicolas Bührer, CH
Claude Haldi, CH
3498 F6   Gr 4    
82 NAC 27 Sauber Racing, CH
Sauber C5 - BMW M12
Herbert Müller, CH
-
1999 L4   S
2000
   
83 NAC 45 Michel Guicherd, F
Chrysler Hemicuda
Michel Guicherd, F
Christian Avril, F
Jean-Claude Geral, F
7000 V8   Gr 5    
84 NAC 57 Christian Gouttepifre, F
Ford Capri
Christian Gouttepifre       Gr 5    
85 NAC 58 Joel Mouetron, F
Porsche 911 SCG
Joel Mouetron, F
-
  F6   Gr 5    
86 NAC 73 M.T. Rolland, F
Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL
Bernard Damilleville, F
Bruno Damilleville, F
6833 V8   Gr 4    
87 NAC 80 Ben Heiderich, E
Porsche 934
Ben Heiderich, E
Jaime Lazcano, E
Juan Llagostera, E
  F6   Gr 4    
88 NAC 84 X Racing, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 911/75
Jacques Henry, F
Guy Fréquelin, F
Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
Raymond Touroul, F
  F6   Gr 4    
89 NAC 85 Robert Boubet, F
Porsche 911 Carrera - Porsche 911/75
Robert Boubet, F
Christian Lunel, F
Raymond Touroul, F
  F6   Gr 4    
90 NAC 91 Christian Poirot, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR – Porsche 911/75
Christian Poirot, F
-
  F6   Gr 4    
91 NAC 92 Marc Geudin, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR – Porsche 911/75
Marc Geudin, F
Bernard Perroy, F
Pierre Milluy, F
  F6   Gr 4    
92 NAC - Daniel Thiaw, SN
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 911/75
Daniel Thiaw, SN
Gérard Picard, F
  F6   Gr 5    
93 NAC - Dominique Thiry, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 911/75
Dominique Thiry, F
Christian Lorang, F
  F6   Gr 5    
94 NAC - Lucien Nageotte, F
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - Porsche 911/75
-
-
  F6   Gr 4    
95 NAC - J.Y. Mitre, F
GLD - Porsche
Jean-Louis Gama, F
Peter Morrisey, GB
Andre Reboul, F
  F6   Gr 5    

 

Class Winners:

Sports Group 6, 2001- 3000cc Jacky Ickx , B / Gijs van Lennep, NL Porsche 936
Sports Group 6, 2000cc F. Trisconi / G. Morand / A. Chevalley Lola T292 - Cosworth
Group 5 Rolf Stommelen, D / Manfred Schurti, FL Porsche 935
Group 4 "Segolen" (André Gahinet), F / Michel Ouviére, F / Jean-Yves Gadal, F Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
IMSA Jean-Pierre Laffeach, F / John Rulon-Miller, USA / Tom Vaugh, USA Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
GT Prototype Henri Pescarolo, F / Jean-Pierre Beltoise, F Inaltera - Ford Cosworth DFV
Group 2 J.-L. Ravenel / J.-M. Detrin / J. Ravenel BMW
NASCAR No finishers  
GTX No finishers  

 

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

 

Tyres: GY=GoodYear, D=Dunlop, M=Michelin

 

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