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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 19.6.1966
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:warm, dry, rain on Sunday
Start time:18/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:350000
Entered:103
Practiced:57
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:15
Classified:15
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype +200018183
Prototype 2000993
Prototype 130010105
Prototype 1150540
Sports +20001090
Sports 2000221
Grand Touring +3000222
Grand Touring 2000111
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 15-16/6
Winners:
Overall:2Ford Mk IIMcLaren / Amon
Prototype 2000:30Porsche 906 LESiffert / Davis
Prototype 1300:62Alpine A210 RenaultGrandsire / Cella
Sports 2000:58Porsche 906Klass / Stommelen
Grand Touring +3000:29Ferrari 275 GTB/CCourage / Pike
Grand Touring 2000:35Porsche 911 SKerguen / "Franc"
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3Ford Mk IIDan Gurney (USA)3:30.600230.103 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:3Ford Mk IIDan Gurney (USA)3:30.600230.103 km/h
Prototype 2000:30Porsche 906 LESiffert / Davis3:51.000
Prototype 1300:47Alpine A210 RenaultJansson / Toivonen4:20.200
Prototype 1150:51CD SP66 PeugeotLaurent / Ogier4:27.500
Sports +2000:59Ford GT40Scott / Revson3:40.200
Sports 2000:58Porsche 906Klass / Stommelen3:55.800
Grand Touring +3000:29Ferrari 275 GTB/CCourage / Pike4:15.500
Grand Touring 2000:35Porsche 911 SKerguen / "Franc"4:41.900
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (14), Ford (13), Porsche (7), Alpine (6), Matra (3), CD (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (14), Ford (13), Porsche (7), Renault (6), BMC (3), Chevrolet (3), BRM (3), Peugeot (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ford Mk II (8), Porsche 906 (6), Alpine A210 (6)
Driver nationalities:F (32), USA (18), GB (16), I (9), B (9), D (7), CH (5), AUS (3), NZ (3), S (3)
Most used colours:red (34%), blue (28%), white (21%), yellow (7%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (84%), front-engined (13%), rear-engined (3%)
Oldest known drivers:Ken Miles (48), Phil Hill (39), Jean Guichet (39)
Youngest known drivers:Jacky Ickx (21), Sam Posey (22), Chris Amon (23)

Official Race Programme:

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