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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 24.6.1962
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:hot, dry
Start time:23/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:300000
Entered:79
Practiced:60
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:18
Classified:18
Classes:
Voiture Expérimentale 4000
Voiture Expérimentale 3000
Voiture Expérimentale 2500
Voiture Expérimentale 2000
Voiture Expérimentale 1600
Voiture Expérimentale 1300
Voiture Expérimentale 1150
Voiture Expérimentale 850
Grand Tourisme +5000
Grand Tourisme 4000
Grand Tourisme 3000
Grand Tourisme 2000
Grand Tourisme 1600
Grand Tourisme 1300
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 20-21/6
Winners:
Overall:6Ferrari 330 TRI/LMGendebien / Hill
Voiture Expérimentale 3000:17Ferrari 250 GTOGrossman / Roberts
Voiture Expérimentale 1300:43Abarth-Simca 1300 BialberoDubois / Harris
Voiture Expérimentale 850:53CD Panhard DynaGuilhaudin / Bertaut
Grand Tourisme 4000:10Jaguar E-typeCunningham / Salvadori
Grand Tourisme 3000:19Ferrari 250 GTOGuichet / Noblet
Grand Tourisme 2000:29Morgan Plus 4Lawrence / Shepherd-Barron
Grand Tourisme 1600:34Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth GTLBarth / Herrmann
Grand Tourisme 1300:44Lotus EliteHobbs / Gardner
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Ferrari 330 TRI/LMOlivier Gendebien (B)3:57.300204.212 km/hlap 49
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (15), Abarth-Simca (4), Jaguar (3), Porsche (3), CD (3), René Bonnet (3), Fiat-Abarth (3), Aston Martin (3), Maserati (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (15), Abarth (4), Jaguar (3), Porsche (3), Climax (3), Panhard (3), Renault (3), Fiat (3), Aston Martin (3), Maserati (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 250 GTO (7), Abarth-Simca 1300 (4), Jaguar E-type (3), Porsche 356B Carrera Abarth (3), Ferrari 250 GT (3), CD Dyna (3), René Bonnet Djet (3), Fiat-Abarth 700 S (3), Maserati Tipo 151 (3)
Driver nationalities:F (28), GB (26), USA (18), I (12), B (9), CH (3), MEX (2), NL (2)
Most used colours:blue (28%), red (26%), white (17%), silver (12%), green (8%)
Engine positions:front-engined (75%), rear-engined (20%), mid-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2289 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (55), Jack Fairman (49), Edgar Barth (45)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Ryan (20), Ricardo Rodriguez (20), Pedro Rodriguez (22)

Official Race Programme:

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