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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 14.6.1970
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.469 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:mostly heavy rain
Start time:13/6 16:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:96
Practiced:57
Qualified:51
Started:51
Finished:16
Classified:7
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype 300013111
Prototype 2500110
Prototype 2000440
Sports 500021194
Sports 2000320
Grand Touring +5000220
Grand Touring 2500981
Grand Touring 2000441
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 10-11/6
Winners:
Overall:23Porsche 917 KAttwood / Herrmann
Prototype 3000:27Porsche 908/02 LHLins / Marko
Grand Touring +5000:2Chevrolet CorvetteGreder / Rouget
Grand Touring 2500:47Porsche 911 SKremer / Koob
Grand Touring 2000:40Porsche 914/6Ballot-Léna / Chasseuil
Fastest Laps:
Overall:25Porsche 917 LVic Elford (GB)3:21.050241.176 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:25Porsche 917 LKurt Ahrens, Jr. (D)3:19.800242.685 km/h
Prototype 3000:32Matra-Simca MS650Brabham / Cevert3:32.200
Prototype 2500:61Porsche 907Wicky / Hanrioud3:59.600
Prototype 2000:50Ligier JS1 FordLigier / Andruet4:03.400
Sports 2000:46Porsche 910Poirot / Kraus4:14.900
Grand Touring +5000:1Chevrolet CorvetteBourdon / Aubriet4:07.200
Grand Touring 2500:65Porsche 911 SHaldi / Blank4:22.000
Grand Touring 2000:64Porsche 911 SSage / Greub4:29.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (24), Ferrari (12), Alfa Romeo (4), Matra (3), Chevron (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (24), Ferrari (12), Alfa Romeo (4), Chevrolet (3), Matra (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 512 S (11), Porsche 911 S (10), Porsche 917 (7)
Driver nationalities:F (30), GB (17), CH (11), D (9), I (9), B (8), USA (5), S (3), NL (2), E (2), A (2)
Team nationalities:F (14), I (8), CH (8), GB (6), B (4), USA (4), A (2), D (2)
Most used colours:red (39%), white (21%), blue (16%), yellow (9%), orange (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (74%), rear-engined (21%), front-engined (5%)
Oldest known drivers:Chuck Parsons (46), Jack Brabham (44), Henri Greder (41)
Youngest known drivers:Jean-Claude Lagniez (23), Jacky Ickx (25), Patrick Depailler (26)

Official Race Programme:

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