Photos of Jo Schlesser's cars

Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans23.6.1957
5050 - D.B. HBR Panhard #916 - D. B.D.B. HBR #916 - Panhard F2 745 cc N/AS750
D. B.Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jean-Claude Vidilles (F)/Jo Schlesser (F)
listed, never drove:
Louis Cornet (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 04/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Dominique Gasnerie
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans16.6.1963
77 - Aston Martin DP214 #DB4/GT/0194/R - David BrownAston Martin DP214 #DB4/GT/0194/R - Aston Martin V12 3749 cc N/AGT+3.0
David Brown (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Kimberly (USA)/Jo Schlesser (F)
preliminary session only:
Lucien Bianchi (B); listed, never drove: Bruce McLaren (NZ)
Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 10th (4:04.700)
Colours: light metallic green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 10/10/2003Photo by courtesy of: Maurice Gates (Steve Webb)
Daytona 2000 Kilometres'The Daytona Continental' Third Annual16.2.1964
1414 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2287 - Shelby American Inc.Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2287 - Ford V8 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+2.0
Shelby American Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Holbert (USA)/Dave MacDonald (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jo Schlesser (F), Jean Guichet (F)
Result: did not finish (Fire, differential)
Grid: 1st (2:08.800)
Colours: darker
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: The Henry Ford/Friedman, David Allen Jones and Nigel Smuckatelli
Daytona 2000 Kilometres'The Daytona Continental' Third Annual16.2.1964
1515 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2260 - Shelby American Inc.Shelby Cobra roadster #CSX2260 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+2.0
Shelby American Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Jean Guichet (F)
listed, never drove:
Ken Miles (GB), Bob Holbert (USA)
Result: did not finish (Piston)
Grid: 8th (2:15.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: The Henry Ford/Friedman
Daytona 2000 Kilometres'The Daytona Continental' Third Annual16.2.1964
1818 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2155 - Shelby American Inc.Shelby Cobra roadster #CSX2155 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AGT+2.0
Shelby American Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Hitchcock (USA)/Zourab Tchkotoua (E)/Jo Schlesser (F)Result: 10th
Grid: 2nd (2:09.000)
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 14/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: The Henry Ford/Friedman
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring21.3.1964
1414 - Shelby Cobra roadster #CSX2260 - Ford of FranceShelby Cobra roadster #CSX2260 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT5.0
Ford of France (F)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Phil Hill (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jean Guichet (F), John Morton (USA), Ed Butler (USA)
Result: 6th
Grid: 10th (3:20.000)
Colours: metallic blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Bill Stowe
Le Mans Test19.4.1964
99 - Ford GT40 #GT/101 - Ford Advanced VehiclesFord GT40 #GT/101 - Ford 255 V8/90° OHV 4181 cc N/AP+3.0
Ford Advanced VehiclesClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)Result: 12th
Colours: light/dark
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 09/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Famille Mongin Archives Racing Photo
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring31.5.1964
9999 - Shelby Cobra #CSX2301 - Shelby American Inc.Shelby Cobra roadster #CSX2301 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AGT+3.0
Shelby American Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Richard Attwood (GB)Result: 23rd 1st in GT+3.0
Grid: 18th (9:51.400)
Colours: metallic blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/05/2018Photo by courtesy of: www.autoconsult.eu and H-J Roegler
Daytona 2000 KilometresFourth Annual Daytona Continental28.2.1965
1313 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2299 - Shelby AmericanShelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2299 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+3.0
Shelby American (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Harold Keck (USA)/Bob Johnson (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in GT+3.0
Grid: 7th (2:08.400)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli
Sebring 12 Hours12 Hours of Sebring27.3.1965
1515 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2299 - Shelby-American, Inc.Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2299 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT5.0
Shelby-American, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bondurant (USA)/Jo Schlesser (F)Result: 4th 1st in GT5.0
Grid: 15th
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/06/2013Photo by courtesy of: Bill Stowe and Dave Nicholas
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring23.5.1965
5656 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2300 - Ford FranceShelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2300 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT+3.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/André Simon (F)Result: 12th
Grid: 18th (9:32.400)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/06/2018Photo by courtesy of: Jim Scott, Larry Girouard and H-J Roegler
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1965
1212 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2601 - Ford FranceShelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2601 - Ford V8 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT5.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Allen Grant (USA)
listed, never drove:
Dick Thompson (USA), André Simon (F), Jack Sears (GB)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 23rd (4:03.200)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Larry Girouard
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1965
1515 - Ford GT40 Roadster #GT/109 - Ford FranceFord GT40 Roadster #GT/109 - Ford 289 V8/90° OHV 4727 cc N/AP5.0
Ford France (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Maurice Trintignant (F)/Guy Ligier (F)
preliminary session only:
André Simon (F), Jo Schlesser (F)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 13th (3:55.000)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 12/02/2012Photo by courtesy of: Larry Girouard
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans20.6.1965
5959 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2602 - Scuderia FilipinettiShelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2602 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4727 cc N/AGT5.0
Scuderia Filipinetti (CH)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Peter Sutcliffe (GB)/Peter Harper (GB)
listed, never drove:
Allen Grant (USA), Jo Schlesser (F)
Result: did not finish (Cylinder head studs)
Grid: 19th (4:00.600)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/02/2013Photo by courtesy of: Dave Sitter
GP AngolaVIII Grande Prémio de Angola28.11.1965
1111 - Shelby Cobra 427 - Scuderia FilipinettiShelby Cobra - Ford 427 V8/90° 2v OHV N/A
Scuderia Filipinetti (CH)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 4th (1:24.990)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2013Photo by courtesy of: Roel Dijkstra
Le Mans TestLe Mans Test Day3.4.1966
3838 - Matra M620 BRM #01 - Matra SportsMatra M620 #01 - BRM V8 1915 cc N/AP2.0
Matra Sports (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/Johnny Servoz-Gavin (F)Result: 10th
Colours: light grey
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
Spa 1000 KilometresGrand Prix de Spa22.5.1966
2525 - Matra M620 BRM #01 - Matra SportsMatra M620 #01 - BRM V8 1915 cc N/AP2.0
Matra Sports (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Rees (GB)/Johnny Servoz-Gavin (F)
listed, never drove:
Jo Schlesser (F)
Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 16th (4:14.600)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Ubags
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC-1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring5.6.1966
4545 - Ford GT40 #1003 - Ford FranceFord GT40 #1003 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AS+3.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Guy Ligier (F)
listed, never drove:
Henri Greder (F)
Result: 5th 1st in S+3.0
Grid: 13th (9:07.300)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/06/2018Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Vincent Vincent
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans19.6.1966
4141 - Matra M620 BRM #04 - Matra Sports SARLMatra M620 #04 - BRM V8 1915 cc N/AP2.0
Matra Sports SARL (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F)/Johnny Servoz-Gavin (F)
DNS:
Jo Schlesser (F), Alan Rees (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 26th (3:54.900)
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Russ Smith and Maranello-Literature.com
Le Mans 24 Hours24 Heures du Mans19.6.1966
4242 - Matra M620 BRM #03 - Matra Sports SARLMatra M620 #03 - BRM V8 1915 cc N/AP2.0
Matra Sports SARL (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Alan Rees (GB)
DNS:
Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F); listed, never drove: Jean Rolland (F), Richard Attwood (GB), Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F), Johnny Servoz-Gavin (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 25th (3:53.500)
Colours: blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/10/2010Photo by courtesy of: Russ Smith
Monza 1000 Kilometres1.000 km. di Monza - Trofeo Filippo Caracciolo25.4.1967
3333 - Ford GT40 #1007 - Ford FranceFord GT40 #1007 - Ford V8/90° OHV 4700 cc N/AS+2.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Guy Ligier (F)Result: 6th 1st in S+2.0
Grid: 11th (3:09.400)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 05/07/2013Photo by courtesy of: Fabrizio Pravedoni
Nürburgring 1000 KilometresADAC 1000-km-Rennen Nürburgring28.5.1967
6060 - Ford GT40 #1007 - Ford FranceFord GT40 #1007 - Ford V8/90° OHV 7000 cc N/AS+3.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Guy Ligier (F)Result: 10th
Grid: 13th (9:26.800)
Colours: white (+darker)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/07/2018Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Vincent Vincent
Circuito del MugelloTrofeo Frescobaldi Mugello23.7.1967
44 - Ford Mk IIB #1047 - Ford FranceFord Mk II B #1047 - Ford 427 V8/90° OHV 7000 cc N/AP+2.0
Ford France (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Guy Ligier (F)Result: 4th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 14/05/2014Photo by courtesy of: Andrea Zavagli
Daytona 24 Hours24 Hours of Daytona4.2.1968
5151 - Porsche 907 LH 2.2 #011 - Porsche Works TeamPorsche 907 LH #011 - Porsche Typ 771 F8 2195 cc N/AP
Porsche Works Team (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Schlesser (F)/Joe Buzzetta (USA)Result: 3rd
Grid: 6th (2:00.160)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 30/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: The Henry Ford/Friedman
Spa 1000 KilometresGrand Prix de Spa26.5.1968
44 - Porsche 907 2.2 #027 - Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 907 #027 - Porsche Typ 771 F8 2195 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche System Engineering (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gerhard Mitter (D)/Jo Schlesser (F)
listed, never drove:
Vic Elford (GB)
Result: 2nd 1st in P3.0
Grid: 6th (3:48.700)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Ubags
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