Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 16.6.1963
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st21Bandini / ScarfiottiFerrari 250 PAutomobili Ferrari S.E.F.A.C.3394561.710 kms190.0711stP3.01st2501-3000
2nd24"Beurlys" / Langlois van OphemFerrari 250 GTOEquipe Nationale Belge3234346.320 kms181.0971stGT3.0
3rd22Parkes / MaglioliFerrari 250 PAutomobili Ferrari S.E.F.A.C.3234346.200 kms181.0922ndP3.0
4th25Dumay / "Eldé"Ferrari 250 GTOF. Tavano3224332.780 kms180.5332ndGT3.0
5th12Sears / SalmonFerrari 330 LMBMaranello Concessionaires Ltd.3144219.590 kms175.8161stP+3.01st3001-4000
6th26Gregory / PiperFerrari 250 GTO LMBN.A.R.T.3124198.140 kms174.9233rdGT3.0
7th3Sanderson / BoltonAC Cobra 289 Ford CoupéW. D. Hurdock (A.C. Cars)3104171.160 kms173.7981stGT+3.01st4001-5000
8th28Barth / LingePorsche 718 WRSPorsche System Engineering Ltd.3004050.250 kms168.7603rdP3.01st1601-2000
9th15Cunningham / GrossmanJaguar E-type LightweightBriggs S. Cunningham2833818.090 kms159.0872ndGT+3.01st3001-4000
10th39Fergusson / WagstaffLotus Elite ClimaxTeam Elite2703632.190 kms151.3581stGT1.31st1151-1300
11th53Bobrowski / BeltoiseRené Bonnet Aérodjet LM6 RenaultAutomobiles René Bonnet2693628.900 kms151.2044thP3.01st1001-1150
12th31Hutcheson / HopkirkMGB HardtopHutcherson2643552.050 kms148.0021stGT2.0

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
00Ginther / HillRover-BRM TurbineM. Owen3104172.910 kms173.346Invited entry - finished 7thTurbine
41Bouharde / BasiniRené Bonnet Aérodjet LM6 RenaultAutomobiles René Bonnet211P3.0

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
23Surtees / MairesseFerrari 250 PAutomobili Ferrari S.E.F.A.C.252Accident=> fireP3.0
50Boyer / VerrierAlpine M63 RenaultSociété Automobiles Alpine227EngineP3.0
32Lewis / BallisatSunbeam AlpineSunbeam Talbot200Engine bearing capGT1.6
38Gardner / CoundleyLotus Elite ClimaxTeam Elite167EngineGT1.3
34Sala / RossiAlfa Romeo Giulietta SZ 1.6Scuderia St. Ambroeus165Rear axleGT1.6
6Attwood / HobbsLola Mk.6 GT FordBroadley Lola Cars151AccidentP+3.0
7Kimberly / SchlesserAston Martin DP214David Brown139PistonGT+3.0
11Gurney / HallFerrari 330 LMBN.A.R.T.126GearboxP+3.0
4Hugus / JoppAC CobraE. Hugus117DQ: Oil replenishment inside 25 lapsGT+3.0
30Schiller / PonPorsche 356B 2000 GS GTPorsche System Engineering Ltd.115EngineGT2.0
10Rodriguez / PenskeFerrari 330 TRI/LMN.A.R.T.113AccidentP+3.0
44Lawrence / SpenderDeep Sanderson 301 BMCLawrence Tune Engineering110DQ: insufficient distanceP3.0
27Bonnier / MaggsPorsche 718 GTRPorsche System Engineering Ltd.109AccidentP3.0
20Abate / TavanoFerrari 250 GTOAutomobili Ferrari S.E.F.A.C.105AccidentGT3.0
58Branche / DuboisFiat-Abarth 850 TCBranche96DQ: Oil replenishment inside 25 lapsP3.0
29Koch / de BeaufortPorsche 356B 2000 GS GTPorsche System Engineering Ltd.94EngineGT2.0
42Whitmore / OlthoffAustin-Healey SpriteAustin-Healey94AccidentP3.0
33Harper / ProcterSunbeam AlpineSunbeam Talbot93EngineGT1.6
9Noblet / GuichetFerrari 330 LMBPierre Noblet75Oil pipeP+3.0
35Biscaldi / "Kim"Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ 1.6Scuderia St. Ambroeus70DQ: Oil replenishment inside 25 lapsGT1.6
19"Franc" / KerguenAston Martin DB4 GT ZagatoJ. Kerguen69Overheating rear axleGT+3.0
49Frescobaldi / RichardAlpine M63 RenaultSociété Automobiles Alpine63ClutchP3.0
8McLaren / IrelandAston Martin DP214David Brown59PistonGT+3.0
48Rosinski / HeinsAlpine M63 RenaultSociété Automobiles Alpine50Fatal accident - HeinsP3.0
52Rolland / ManzonRené Bonnet Aérodjet LM6 RenaultUrbain Fabre47AccidentP3.0
2Simon / CasnerMaserati Tipo 151/2Johnny Simon (Maserati France)40GearboxP+3.0
16Richards / SalvadoriJaguar E-type LightweightBriggs S. Cunningham40Accident=> fireGT+3.0
18Hill / BianchiAston Martin DP215David Brown29GearboxP+3.0
17Sargent / LumsdenLister Costin Jaguar CoupéPeter J. Sargent29EngineP+3.0
54Vinatier / LaureauRené Bonnet RB5 RenaultAutomobiles René Bonnet25Out of fuelP3.0
14Pabst / HansgenJaguar E-type LightweightBriggs S. Cunningham8GearboxGT+3.0
36Foitek / SchäferAlfa Romeo Giulietta SZ 1.6Scuderia Filipinetti7Valve gearGT1.6
51Masson / MonneretRené Bonnet Aérodjet LM6 RenaultAutomobiles René Bonnet4AccidentP3.0
55Flayac / BartheFiat-Abarth 1000PSarayac3EngineP3.0
56Guilhaudin / BertautCD Mantzel DKWAuto-Union1AccidentP3.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
1Campbell / GrantChevrolet CorvetteAlan GreenGT+3.0
1Chevrolet CorvetteGrady DavisGT+3.0
2Thompson / KrauseChevrolet CorvetteMickey ThompsonGT+3.0
4Hall / SharpChaparral 2AChaparral CarsWithdrawnP+3.0
5Love / MaggsLola Mk.6 GT FordBroadley Lola CarsP+3.0
5Donner / HissomChaparral 2AChaparral CarsWithdrawnP+3.0
9Shelby CobraShelby AmericanGT+3.0
15McLaren / Schlesser / Bianchi / KimberlyAston Martin DP212David BrownP+3.0
25Pedro RodriguezFerrari 250 GTON.A.R.T.GT3.0
26Ferrari 250 GTON.A.R.T.GT3.0
27Austin-Healey 3000Donald Healey Motor Co.P3.0
37Osca 1600 GTOsca AutomobilesP3.0
38Herbert DemetzAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarthGT1.3
39Herrmann / BianchiAbarth-Simca 1300 BialberoAbarthGT1.3
40Harris / DuboisLotus EliteEquipe Nationale BelgeGT1.3
43Müller / ThunerASA 1100Scuderia FilipinettiP3.0
45Bernard CollombDeep Sanderson 301 BMCEquipe LausannoiseP3.0
46Condrillier / VinatierASA MilleScuderia A.S. Elmo D'ArgentoP3.0
47Bassi / FacettiASA MilleScuderia A.S. Elmo D'ArgentoP3.0
50Gianni BalzariniFiat-Abarth 1000AbarthP3.0
53René Bonnet DjetAutomobiles René BonnetP3.0
Tojeiro Mk.2 BuickNot acceptedP3.0
Falcon 515 FordFalconNot acceptedP3.0
Falcon 515 FordFalconNot acceptedP3.0
LanciaNot accepted
Shelby CobraGT+3.0
Chevrolet CorvetteGT+3.0
Marcos GTNot acceptedP3.0
Jo SchlesserFerrari 250 GTOJo SchlesserNot acceptedGT3.0
TVR GranturaNot acceptedGT2.0
Falcon 515 FordFalconNot acceptedP3.0
Auto Union 1000 SNot acceptedP3.0
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