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1975 Le Mans 24 Hours

1975 Le Mans 24 Hours is 43rd Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Derek Bell, Jacky Ickx won the pole position and this race. Jean-Louis Lafosse, Guy Chasseuil and Vern Schuppan, Jean-Pierre Jaussaud also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 337 laps (4,596 km).

Previous race: 1974 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 15th June 1975

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Gulf Research Racing Company team
1st victory for the Derek Bell
2nd victory for the Jacky Ickx
1st podium for the Derek Bell
2nd podium for the Jacky Ickx
1st podium for the Jean-Louis Lafosse
1st podium for the Guy Chasseuil
1st podium for the Vern Schuppan
2nd podium for the Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

1975 Le Mans 24 Hours

1975 Le Mans 24 Hours

Mirage GR8 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Mirage GR8 #11 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: S3.0)

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR #58 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT)

Porsche 911 Carrera RS - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera RS #84 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: ser.GT)

Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo #20 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GTX)

Moynet LM 75 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Moynet LM 75 #35 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: S2.0)

BMW 2002 TI - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

BMW 2002 TI #91 - 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: T)

1975 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Derek Bell, Jacky Ickx Mirage GR8, #11 4595.577 kms 337 Gulf Research Racing Company S3.0 1
2 Jean-Louis Lafosse, Guy Chasseuil Ligier JS2, #5 4573.403 kms 336 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes S3.0 2
3 Vern Schuppan, Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Mirage GR8, #10 4504.881 kms 331 Gulf Research Racing Company S3.0 3
4 Reinhold Jöst, Mario Casoni, Jürgen Barth Porsche 908/3, #15 4440.511 kms 326 Joest Racing S3.0 4
5 John Fitzpatrick, Toine Hezemans, Gijs Van Lennep, Manfred Schurti, Georg Loos Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #58 4307.982 kms 316 GELO Racing Team GT 1
6 Nick Faure, "Jean Beurlys", John Cooper Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #69 4245.538 kms 312 "Beurlys" GT 2
7 Jacques Borras, Pascal Moisson, Henri Cachia Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #53 4227.716 kms 310 A.S.A. Cachia GT 3
8 Claude Ballot-Lena, Jacques Bienvenue Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #55 4159.111 kms 305 Ecurie Robert Buchet GT 4
9 Billy Sprowls, Juan Carlos Bolanos, Andres Contreras Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #65 4156.600 kms 305 Porsche Kremer GT 5
10 Gerhard Maurer, Christian Beez, Eugen Strahl Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #84 4037.115 kms 296 Gerhard Maurer ser.GT 1
11 Anny-Charlotte Verney, Corinne Tarnaud, Yvette Fontaine Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #67 4015.332 kms 295 Anny-Charlotte Verney ser.GT 2
12 Hughes de Fierlant, Jean-Claude Andruet, Teddy Pilette Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #47 4002.404 kms 294 Ecurie Francorchamps GT 6
13 Marcel Mignot, Harry Jones, Philippe Gurdjian Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #48 3997.871 kms 294 Marcel Mignot GT 7
14 Alain De Cadenet, Chris Craft De Cadenet Lola T380, #4 3973.318 kms 292 Alain de Cadenet S3.0 5
15 Bernard Béguin, Peter Zbinden, Claude Haldi Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo, #20 3966.227 kms 291 Porsche Club Romand GTX 1
16 Pierre Rubens, Paolo Bozzetto De Tomaso Pantera Gruppo 4, #43 3961.429 kms 291 Team Claude Dubois GT 8
17 Thierry Sabine, Philippe Dagoreau, Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #77 3875.887 kms 285 Philippe Dagoreau ser.GT 3
18 Raymond Touroul, Philippe Hesnault Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #80 3879.268 kms 284 X. Racing ser.GT 4
19 Jean-Claude Béring, Horst Godel, Klaus Utz Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #63 3860.607 kms 284 Porsche Club Romand ser.GT 5
20 Robert Boubet, Philippe Dermagne Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #87 3839.955 kms 282 X. Racing ser.GT 6
21 Marianne Hoepfner, Michele Mouton, Christine Dacremont Moynet LM 75, #35 3679.398 kms 270 Esso S2.0 1
22 Jean-Marie Lemerle, Alain Levié, Patrick Daire Lola T292, #30 3621.499 kms 266 Jean-Marie Lemerle S2.0 2
23 Christian Bussi, Patrick Metral Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #61 3616.299 kms 266 Ecurie Armagnac-Bigorre Gérard Méo GT 9
24 Francois Servanin, Jacques Henry, Albert Dufréne Lola T294, #28 3515.191 kms 258 Société R.O.C. S2.0 3
25 Joël Laplacette, Claude Pigeon, Alain Leroux Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #71 3512.565 kms 258 Joël Laplacette GT 10
26 André Haller, Hans Schuller, Benoit Maechler Datsun 240Z, #72 3455.535 kms 254 André Haller GT 11
27 Daniel Brillat, Giancarlo Gagliardi, Michel Degoumois BMW 2002 TI, #91 3430.771 kms 252 Heidegger Racing Team Daniel Brillat T 1
28 Hubert Striebig, Hughes Kirschoffer, Pierre Mauroy Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #50 3301.389 kms 243 Louis Meznarie GT 12
29 Nigel Clarkson, Derek Worthington Lola T292 /4, #38 3279.247 kms 241 Ray's Racing S2.0 4
30 Christian Mons, Mike Knight, Richard Knight March 75S, #23 2966.270 kms 218 Madison Racing Team S2.0 5
DNF Christian Poirot, Guillermo Ortega, Gérard Cuynet Porsche 908/02 K Flunder, #3 Drive shaft 249 Christian Poirot S3.0 6
DNF Laurent Ferrier, Xavier Lapeyre, Christian Ethuin Lola T294, #27 Starter 223 Société R.O.C. S2.0 6
DNF Pierre-Marie Painvin, Franz Hummel Lola T292, #29 CV joint 206 Société R.O.C. S2.0 7
DNF Max Cohen-Olivar, Joël Brachet, Philippe Carron Porsche 908/02 K Flunder, #1 Clutch 161 Wicky Racing Team S3.0 7
DNF Henri Pescarolo, François Migault Ligier JS2, #6 Puncture 146 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes S3.0 8
DNF Tim Schenken, Howden Ganley Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #59 Gearbox 106 GELO Racing Team GT 13
DNF William Vollery, Roger Dorchy, Eric Chapuis Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #52 Valves 93 Ecurie du Nord GT 14
DNF Florian Vetsch, Guy Verrier, Jean-Robert Corthay Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #68 Head gasket 91 Guy Verrier GT 15
DNF Claude Buchet, Jean Rondeau Mazda RX-3, #98 Engine 78 Mazda Auto Co Ltd. T 2
DNF Sam Posey, Hervé Poulain, Jean Guichet BMW 3.0 CSL, #93 CV joint 73 Hervé Poulain T 3
DNF Lucien Nageotte, Gérard Picard Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #96 Ignition 48 Bonnemaison - Thiaw GT 16
DNF Clemens Schickentanz, Hartwig Bertrams Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #16 Engine 42 Joest Racing GT 17
DNF Manfred Schurti, Toine Hezemans Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #60 Accident 41 GELO Racing Team GT 18
DNF Harukuni Takahashi, Hiroshi Fushida Sigma MC75, #18 Oil pump 37 Sigma Automotive Co. Ltd. S3.0 9
DNF Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS2, #97 Accident 36 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes S3.0 10
DNF Jean-Claude Guérie, Dominique Fornage Ford Capri RS, #95 Engine 27 Shark Team T 4
DNF Pierre Polese, "Willer" De Tomaso Pantera, #7 Head hasket 22 Beurlys Inter Auto GT 19
DNF Marie-Claude Beaumont, Lella Lombardi Alpine A441, #26 Fuel feed 20 Elf Switzerland S2.0 8
DNF Herve Bayard, Heinz Schulthess, André Savary Lola T284, #12 Broken chassis 16 Racing Team Schulthess S3.0 11
DNF John Rulon-Miller, Tom Waugh, Serge Godard Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #57 Oil leak 16 Gante Racing GT 20
DNF Jean Ragnotti, Michel Lateste Tecma 755, #40 Fuel injection 11 Philippe Mettetal S2.0 9
DNF "Segolen", Jean-Yves Gadal Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #83 Ignition 6 Jean-Yves Gadal ser.GT 7
DNF Fausto Merello Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #9 DQ: DNQ, illegal start 3 Ecuador Marlboro Team GT 21
DNF Jean-Claude Aubriet, "Depnic" BMW 3.0 CSL, #90 Accident 1 Jean-Claude Aubriet T 5
DNF Alain Cudini, Henri Greder Chevrolet Corvette C3, #42 Oil pump 0 Henri Greder GT 22
DNS Claude Haldi, Juan Fernandez, Francisco Perez, Chiribiga Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #62 Accident 0 Escuderia Montjuich GT 23
DNS Carlo Facetti, Ronnie Bucknum Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #45 Withdrawn due to DNQ of no.17 0 N.A.R.T. GT 24
DNS Lucien Guitteny, Jacky Haran, Ronnie Bucknum, Carlo Facetti, Giancarlo Gagliardi Ferrari 365 GT4/BB, #99 Withdrawn due to DNQ of no.17 0 N.A.R.T. GTX 2
DNS Jean-Pierre Malcher, Patrick Langlois, Carlo Facetti Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #46 Withdrawn due to DNQ of no.17 0 N.A.R.T. GTX 3
DNQ Lothar Ranft, Guillermo Ortega Porsche 908/02 Special, #2 Did not qualify 0 Ecuador Marlboro Team S3.0 12
DNQ Giancarlo Gagliardi, Harley Cluxton Ferrari 308 GT4, #17 Did not qualify 0 N.A.R.T. S3.0 13
DNQ Angelo Pallavicini, Marco Vanoli Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #54 Did not qualify 0 Angelo Pallavicini ser.GT 8
DNQ Jean-Louis Ravenel, Jacky Ravenel, Dany Wauters Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #70 Did not qualify 0 Les Maisons de Week-End GT 25
DNQ Thierry Perrier, Jean Belliard Porsche 911 S, #73 Did not qualify 0 Thierry Perrier GT 26
DNQ Christian Gouttepifre, Jean-Pierre Bodin Ford Capri RS, #94 Did not qualify 0 Shark Team T 6
DNQ André Wicky, José Thibault, Elio Cogo, Philippe Carron De Tomaso Pantera, #75 Did not qualify 0 Wicky Racing Team ser.GT 9
DNQ Michel Lateste Sederap , #39 Did not qualify 0 Michel Lateste S2.0 10
DNQ Michel Guicherd, Jean-Claude Géral Chrysler Hemicuda, #89 Did not qualify 0 Michel Guicherd T 7
DNQ Paul Rilly, Roger Le Véve Lamborghini 400 GT, #34 Did not qualify 0 Paul Rilly GTX 4
DNQ Jean-Louis Gama, Franc Leclercq, Deneulin G.L.D. , #33 Did not qualify 0 Jean-Louis Gama S2.0 11

Qualifying Results for the 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Derek Bell, Jacky Ickx Mirage GR8, #11 3:49.900 Gulf Research Racing Company
2 Vern Schuppan, Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Mirage GR8, #10 3:51.800 Gulf Research Racing Company
3 Jean-Louis Lafosse, Guy Chasseuil Ligier JS2, #5 3:53.400 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes
4 Reinhold Jöst, Mario Casoni, Jürgen Barth Porsche 908/3, #15 3:55.100 Joest Racing
5 Henri Pescarolo, François Migault Ligier JS2, #6 3:57.400 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes
6 Herve Bayard, Heinz Schulthess, André Savary Lola T284, #12 3:59.900 Racing Team Schulthess
7 Alain De Cadenet, Chris Craft De Cadenet Lola T380, #4 4:02.600 Alain de Cadenet
8 Marie-Claude Beaumont, Lella Lombardi Alpine A441, #26 4:02.900 Elf Switzerland
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS2, #97 4:04.000 Automobiles Ligier-Gitanes
10 Sam Posey, Hervé Poulain, Jean Guichet BMW 3.0 CSL, #93 4:06.000 Hervé Poulain
11 Laurent Ferrier, Xavier Lapeyre, Christian Ethuin Lola T294, #27 4:02.800 Société R.O.C.
12 Pierre-Marie Painvin, Franz Hummel Lola T292, #29 4:12.900 Société R.O.C.
13 Christian Poirot, Guillermo Ortega, Gérard Cuynet Porsche 908/02 K Flunder, #3 4:16.000 Christian Poirot
14 Claude Ballot-Lena, Jacques Bienvenue Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #55 4:16.000 Ecurie Robert Buchet
15 Francois Servanin, Jacques Henry, Albert Dufréne Lola T294, #28 4:16.700 Société R.O.C.
16 Clemens Schickentanz, Hartwig Bertrams Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #16 4:16.700 Joest Racing
17 Claude Haldi, Juan Fernandez, Francisco Perez, Chiribiga Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #62 4:17.200 Escuderia Montjuich
18 Carlo Facetti, Ronnie Bucknum Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #45 4:17.300 N.A.R.T.
19 Nigel Clarkson, Derek Worthington Lola T292 /4, #38 4:18.200 Ray's Racing
20 John Fitzpatrick, Toine Hezemans, Gijs Van Lennep, Manfred Schurti, Georg Loos Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #58 4:18.400 GELO Racing Team
21 Jacques Borras, Pascal Moisson, Henri Cachia Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #53 4:18.400 A.S.A. Cachia
22 Christian Mons, Mike Knight, Richard Knight March 75S, #23 4:18.600 Madison Racing Team
23 Pierre Rubens, Paolo Bozzetto De Tomaso Pantera Gruppo 4, #43 4:18.800 Team Claude Dubois
24 Max Cohen-Olivar, Joël Brachet, Philippe Carron Porsche 908/02 K Flunder, #1 4:19.300 Wicky Racing Team
25 Manfred Schurti, Toine Hezemans Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #60 4:19.400 GELO Racing Team
26 Billy Sprowls, Juan Carlos Bolanos, Andres Contreras Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #65 4:19.500 Porsche Kremer
27 Jean-Claude Aubriet, "Depnic" BMW 3.0 CSL, #90 4:19.900 Jean-Claude Aubriet
28 Tim Schenken, Howden Ganley Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #59 4:20.000 GELO Racing Team
29 Marcel Mignot, Harry Jones, Philippe Gurdjian Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #48 4:20.100 Marcel Mignot
30 Nick Faure, "Jean Beurlys", John Cooper Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #69 4:21.900 "Beurlys"
31 William Vollery, Roger Dorchy, Eric Chapuis Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #52 4:22.400 Ecurie du Nord
32 Jean-Claude Guérie, Dominique Fornage Ford Capri RS, #95 4:22.800 Shark Team
33 Hubert Striebig, Hughes Kirschoffer, Pierre Mauroy Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #50 4:23.100 Louis Meznarie
34 Alain Cudini, Henri Greder Chevrolet Corvette C3, #42 4:23.900 Henri Greder
35 Hughes de Fierlant, Jean-Claude Andruet, Teddy Pilette Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #47 4:24.300 Ecurie Francorchamps
36 Lucien Nageotte, Gérard Picard Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #96 4:28.000 Bonnemaison - Thiaw
37 John Rulon-Miller, Tom Waugh, Serge Godard Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #57 4:28.200 Gante Racing
38 Joël Laplacette, Claude Pigeon, Alain Leroux Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #71 4:28.300 Joël Laplacette
40 Lucien Guitteny, Jacky Haran, Ronnie Bucknum, Carlo Facetti, Giancarlo Gagliardi Ferrari 365 GT4/BB, #99 4:30.000 N.A.R.T.
41 Jean Ragnotti, Michel Lateste Tecma 755, #40 4:30.900 Philippe Mettetal
42 Bernard Béguin, Peter Zbinden, Claude Haldi Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo, #20 4:31.100 Porsche Club Romand
43 Christian Bussi, Patrick Metral Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #61 4:31.500 Ecurie Armagnac-Bigorre Gérard Méo
44 Jean-Pierre Malcher, Patrick Langlois, Carlo Facetti Ferrari 365 GTB/4, #46 4:31.800 N.A.R.T.
45 Florian Vetsch, Guy Verrier, Jean-Robert Corthay Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #68 4:36.200 Guy Verrier
46 Marianne Hoepfner, Michele Mouton, Christine Dacremont Moynet LM 75, #35 4:34.400 Esso
47 Jean-Claude Béring, Horst Godel, Klaus Utz Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #63 4:33.200 Porsche Club Romand
48 Raymond Touroul, Philippe Hesnault Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #80 4:34.200 X. Racing
49 Gerhard Maurer, Christian Beez, Eugen Strahl Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #84 4:34.300 Gerhard Maurer
50 Thierry Sabine, Philippe Dagoreau, Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #77 4:35.400 Philippe Dagoreau
51 Robert Boubet, Philippe Dermagne Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #87 4:41.300 X. Racing
52 Anny-Charlotte Verney, Corinne Tarnaud, Yvette Fontaine Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #67 4:36.200 Anny-Charlotte Verney
53 Jean-Marie Lemerle, Alain Levié, Patrick Daire Lola T292, #30 4:43.200 Jean-Marie Lemerle
54 Claude Buchet, Jean Rondeau Mazda RX-3, #98 4:44.200 Mazda Auto Co Ltd.
55 Daniel Brillat, Giancarlo Gagliardi, Michel Degoumois BMW 2002 TI, #91 4:47.900 Heidegger Racing Team Daniel Brillat
56 Harukuni Takahashi, Hiroshi Fushida Sigma MC75, #18 4:22.100 Sigma Automotive Co. Ltd.
57 Pierre Polese, "Willer" De Tomaso Pantera, #7 4:32.500 Beurlys Inter Auto
58 André Haller, Hans Schuller, Benoit Maechler Datsun 240Z, #72 4:33.700 André Haller
59 "Segolen", Jean-Yves Gadal Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #83 4:36.500 Jean-Yves Gadal
0 Fausto Merello Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #9 Ecuador Marlboro Team
0 Lothar Ranft, Guillermo Ortega Porsche 908/02 Special, #2 Ecuador Marlboro Team
0 Giancarlo Gagliardi, Harley Cluxton Ferrari 308 GT4, #17 N.A.R.T.
0 Angelo Pallavicini, Marco Vanoli Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #54 Angelo Pallavicini
0 Jean-Louis Ravenel, Jacky Ravenel, Dany Wauters Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #70 Les Maisons de Week-End
0 Thierry Perrier, Jean Belliard Porsche 911 S, #73 Thierry Perrier
0 Christian Gouttepifre, Jean-Pierre Bodin Ford Capri RS, #94 Shark Team
0 André Wicky, José Thibault, Elio Cogo, Philippe Carron De Tomaso Pantera, #75 Wicky Racing Team
0 Michel Lateste Sederap , #39 Michel Lateste
0 Michel Guicherd, Jean-Claude Géral Chrysler Hemicuda, #89 Michel Guicherd
0 Paul Rilly, Roger Le Véve Lamborghini 400 GT, #34 Paul Rilly
0 Jean-Louis Gama, Franc Leclercq, Deneulin G.L.D. , #33 Jean-Louis Gama

List of all cars for the 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Sigma MC75

Toyota

Ligier JS2

Maserati

Alpine A441

Renault

Lamborghini 400 GT

Lamborghini

G.L.D.

Porsche

Datsun 240Z

Datsun