Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 11.6.1972
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.640 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st15Pescarolo / HillMatra-Simca MS670Equipe Matra-Simca Shell3444691.343 kms195.4721stS3.01st2501-3000
2nd14Cevert / GanleyMatra-Simca MS670Equipe Matra-Simca Shell3344554.933 kms189.7882ndS3.02nd2501-3000
3rd60Jöst / Weber / CasoniPorsche 908/01LSiffert ATE Racing3254428.904 kms184.5373rdS3.03rd2501-3000
4th18de Adamich / VaccarellaAlfa Romeo T33/TT/3Autodelta S.P.A.3074179.632 kms174.1514thS3.04th2501-3000
5th39Ballot-Léna / AndruetFerrari 365 GTB/4Charles Pozzi3064162.660 kms173.4441stGT1st3001-5000
6th74Posey / AdamowiczFerrari 365 GTB/4North American Racing Team3044137.733 kms172.4052ndGT2nd3001-5000
7th34Parkes / Lafosse / CochetFerrari 365 GTB/4Scuderia Filipinetti3024110.051 kms171.2523rdGT3rd3001-5000
8th36Bell / Pilette / BondFerrari 365 GTB/4Ecurie Francorchamps3024109.864 kms171.2444thGT4th3001-5000
9th38Buchet / JarierFerrari 365 GTB/4North American Racing Team2974039.443 kms168.3105thGT5th3001-5000
10th54Birrell / BourgoignieFord Capri RS 2600Ford Deutschland2923977.515 kms165.7291stT5th2501-3000
11th52Glemser / Soler-RoigFord Capri RS 2600Ford Deutschland2893936.610 kms164.0252ndT6th2501-3000
12th68Craft / De CadenetDuckhams LM FordDuckham's Oil Motor Racing2883928.298 kms163.6795thS3.07th2501-3000
13th41Keyser / Barth / GarantPorsche 911 SLouis Meznarie2853883.672 kms161.8196thGT1st2001-2500
14th27Ligonnet / SmithLola T290 FordRené Ligonnet2843864.588 kms161.0241stS2.01st1601-2000
15th4Heinz / JohnsonChevrolet Corvette ZL1North American Racing Team2843863.898 kms160.9957thGT1st+5000
16th32Jacquemin / DeprezDe Tomaso PanteraClaude Dubois2823845.432 kms160.2268thGT2nd+5000
17th46Laffeach / DoncieuxFerrari Dino 246 GTNorth American Racing Team2653602.988 kms150.1249thGT2nd2001-2500
18th24Mattli / Bayard / BrunPorsche 907Wicky Racing Team2523431.618 kms142.9842ndS2.02nd1601-2000

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
67Poirot / FarjonPorsche 908/02 FlunderChristian Poirot2063283.940 kmsS3.0

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
16Jabouille / CevertMatra-Simca MS660CEquipe Matra-Simca Shell313GearboxS3.0
5Fernandez / Torredemer / BaturonePorsche 908/03Escuderia Montjuich278AccidentS3.0
19Stommelen / GalliAlfa Romeo T33/TT/3Autodelta S.P.A.263Final driveS3.0
6Weigel / KrausePorsche 908/02 FlunderHans-Dieter Weigel244AccidentS3.0
29Greder / "Beaumont"Chevrolet CorvetteGreder Racing Team235AccidentGT
17Elford / MarkoAlfa Romeo T33/TT/3Autodelta S.P.A.232ClutchS3.0
57Chinetti, Jr. / GregoryFerrari 365 GTB/4North American Racing Team226Cylinder head jointGT
8Bonnier / van Lennep / LarrousseLola T280 FordEcurie Bonnier Switzerland213Fatal accident - BonnierS3.0
42Haldi / Keller / "Gedehem"Porsche 911 SClaude Haldi208Cylinder head gasketGT
35Chenevière / Vetsch / PillonFerrari 365 GTB/4Scuderia Filipinetti204AccidentGT
22Maublanc / LaffiteLigier JS2 MaseratiAutomobiles Ligier195EngineS3.0
65Cosson / RavenelPorsche 910"Novestille"188Wheel bearing after spinS3.0
71Aubriet / "Depnic" / "Sylvain"Chevrolet CorvetteEcurie Léopard188Cylinder head jointGT
56Delalande / Laurent / MarchéLigier JS2 MaseratiClaude Laurent186Oil pressureS3.0
45"Lee Banner" / Bardini / TouroulPorsche 911 SRaymond Touroul183EngineGT
53Mass / StuckFord Capri RS 2600Ford Deutschland152Oil pumpT
76Touroul / LagniezPorsche 908/02 FlunderJean Egreteaud83Out of fuelS3.0
72Darniche / Cudini / GreenwoodChevrolet CorvetteJohn Greenwood Racing82Cylinder head jointGT
23Robinson / RondeauChevron B21 FordBrian Robinson76Cylinder head jointS2.0
37Westbury / HineFerrari 365 GTB/4Maranello Concessionnaires72PistonGT
49Herzog / HeyerBMW 2800 CSTeam Schnitzer - Motul70Oil pressureT
44Loos / Sage / PeschPorsche 911 SGelo Racing Team64EngineGT
28Smothers / Greenwood / CudiniChevrolet CorvetteJohn Greenwood Racing53PistonGT
80Fitzpatrick / KremerPorsche 911 SPorsche Kremer Racing Team39CrankshaftGT
79Delbar / VanderschrieckPorsche 911 SJean-Pierre Gaban36GearboxGT
30Baviera / JuncadellaDe Tomaso PanteraEscuderia Montjuich36Cylinder head gasketGT
31Müller / KocherDe Tomaso PanteraEscuderia Montjuich31Cylinder head gasketGT
69Dupont / BodinChevron B19 FordMichel Dupont29GearboxS2.0
40Mauroy / MignotPorsche 911 SRené Mazzia27CrankshaftGT
7de Fierlant / Larrousse / BonnierLola T280 FordEcurie Bonnier Switzerland26ClutchS3.0
84Rouget / GuérieFord Capri RS 2600Shark Team26Oil pressureT
75Rouveyran / MigaultFerrari 365 GTB/4Charles Pozzi22ClutchGT
58Stuppacher / RoserPorsche 908/02 FlunderBosch Racing Team11AccidentS3.0
21Ligier / PiotLigier JS2 MaseratiAutomobiles Ligier7ValveS3.0
33Chasseuil / VinatierDe Tomaso PanteraSocieté Franco-Brittanic3Cylinder head gasketGT
12Beltoise / AmonMatra-Simca MS670Equipe Matra-Simca Shell2EngineS3.0

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
61Brun / Cohen-Olivar / WickyPorsche 908/02 FlunderWicky Racing TeamWheelS3.0
26Noghès / "Cyprien"Grac MT16 FordVeglia GRAC RacingAccident in practiceS2.0
78Sage / GreubPorsche 911 SJean SageGT
43Mésange / "Gedehem"Porsche 911 SJean MesangeGT

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
85Jakubowski / SchwietzerTaydec Mk.2 FordSociété DarnvalS2.0
64Cochet / Martin / PillonLola T290 FordScuderia FilipinettiS2.0
73Casoni / "PAM"De Tomaso PanteraScuderia Brescia CorseGT
47Grant / BirraneDatsun 240ZMotor Racing Facilities Ltd.GT
51Diez / AeschlimannPorsche 911 SWicky Racing TeamGT
82Buchet / BonnemaisonFord Capri RS 2600Claude BuchetT
55Verrier / FoucaultCitroen SM MaseratiA.G.A.C.I.T

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
1Ickx / RegazzoniFerrari 312 PBFerrari SEFACS3.0
2Redman / Merzario / MunariFerrari 312 PBFerrari SEFACS3.0
48Schickentanz / HeyerMercedes-Benz 300 SELA.M.G. IngenieurburoT
75Gentis / BodinPorsche 911 SRobert BuchetGT
76Bonomelli / PicaPorsche 911 SClub Porsche Romand BonomelliGT
81Ragnotti / GrederOpel Commodore GSGreder Racing TeamT
87Cohen-Olivar / WickyPorsche 907Wicky Racing TeamS2.0
Lola T280 FordEcurie Bonnier - von Wendt RacingS3.0
Posey / AdamowiczFerrari 312 PBNorth American Racing TeamS3.0
Peterson / Andretti / SchenkenFerrari 312 PBFerrari SEFACS3.0
Hezemans / RevsonAlfa Romeo T33/TT/3AutodeltaS3.0
Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3Escuderia MontjuichS3.0
Dominique MartinLola T280 FordZitro RacingS3.0
Lola T280 FordGuy EdwardsS3.0
Buchet / "Agere"Plymouth BarracudaClaude BuchetT
Citroen SM MaseratiClaude LaurentT
Migault / HurtsDarnval LM2 RepcoSociété DarnvalS3.0
Ligier JS2 MaseratiAutomobiles LigierS3.0
Wisell / MartinLola T280 FordEcurie BonnierS3.0
Quester / FitzpatrickBMW 2800 CSBMW AlpinaT
Gijs van LennepMirage M6 FordGulf Research Racing CompanyS3.0
Derek BellMirage M6 FordGulf Research Racing CompanyS3.0
Tsutsumi / TakaharaBellco R39B MitsubishiBellco Racing TeamS2.0
BMW 2800 CSWicky Racing TeamT
Mazet / BascheBMW 2800 CSCastrol Racing Team BMWT
Edwards / BurtonLola T290 FordBarclays International RacingS2.0
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