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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 26.6.1960
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:rain on Saturday, dry on Sunday
Start time:25/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:200000
Entered:73
Practiced:58
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:25
Classified:20
Classes:
Sports 3000
Sports 2500
Sports 2000
Sports 1600
Sports 1150
Sports 1000
Sports 850
Sports 750
Grand Touring 5000
Grand Touring 4000
Grand Touring 3000
Grand Touring 2000
Grand Touring 1300
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice session held for a total of 540 minutes on 22-23/6
Winners:
Overall:11Ferrari 250 TR 59/60Gendebien / Frère
Sports 2000:32MGA Twin Cam CoupéLund / Escott
Sports 1600:35Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLLinge / Walter
Sports 1000:46Austin-Healey Sebring SpriteDalton / Colgate
Sports 850:48D.B. Barquette PanhardLaureau / Armagnac
Grand Touring 5000:3Chevrolet CorvetteFitch / Grossman
Grand Touring 3000:16Ferrari 250 GT SWBTavano / Dumay
Grand Touring 1300:44Lotus EliteMasson / Laurent
Fastest Laps:
Overall:24Maserati Tipo 61 LongtailMasten Gregory (USA)4:04.000198.605 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (12), Porsche (6), D.B. (5), Chevrolet (4), Lotus (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (12), Porsche (6), Climax (5), Panhard (5), Chevrolet (4), Fiat (4)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 250 GT (6), Porsche 718 RS 60 (5), Chevrolet Corvette (4), Lotus Elite (4)
Driver nationalities:F (28), GB (26), USA (25), B (8), I (7), CH (5), D (5), MEX (2)
Team nationalities:USA (12), GB (11), I (9), F (6), D (4), B (2)
Most used colours:red (30%), blue (23%), green (15%), white (15%), silver (12%)
Engine positions:front-engined (83%), mid-engined (9%), rear-engined (8%)
Average engine size:2121 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (53), Jack Fairman (47), Edgar Barth (43)
Youngest known drivers:Ricardo Rodriguez (18), Pedro Rodriguez (20), Graham Hill (21)

Official Race Programme:

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