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1976 Le Mans 24 Hours

1976 Le Mans 24 Hours is 44th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Patrick Tambay, José Dolhem won the pole position, Jacky Ickx, Gijs Van Lennep won this race. Jean-Louis Lafosse, François Migault and Chris Craft, Alain De Cadenet also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 350 laps (4,770 km).

Previous race: 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1977 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 13th June 1976

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Martini Racing Porsche System team
3rd victory for the Jacky Ickx
2nd victory for the Gijs Van Lennep
3rd podium for the Jacky Ickx
3rd podium for the Gijs Van Lennep
2nd podium for the Jean-Louis Lafosse
2nd podium for the François Migault
1st podium for the Chris Craft
1st podium for the Alain De Cadenet

1976 Le Mans 24 Hours

1976 Le Mans 24 Hours

Porsche 936 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 936 #20 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: S3.0)

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR #72 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GTX)

Ford Torino - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Ford Torino #90 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: NASCAR)

Porsche 935 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 935 #40 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: Gr.5)

Inaltera LM - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Inaltera LM #1 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GTP)

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR #71 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT)

Porsche 911 Carrera RS - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 911 Carrera RS #77 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: IMSA)

Lola T292 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Lola T292 #35 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: S2.0)

BMW 3.0 CSL - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

BMW 3.0 CSL #95 - 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: T)

1976 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Jacky Ickx, Gijs Van Lennep Porsche 936, #20 4769.923 kms 350 Martini Racing Porsche System S3.0 1
2 Jean-Louis Lafosse, François Migault Mirage GR8, #10 4620.794 kms 339 Grand Touring Cars Inc. S3.0 2
3 Chris Craft, Alain De Cadenet De Cadenet Lola T380, #12 4603.891 kms 338 Alain de Cadenet S3.0 3
4 Manfred Schurti, Rolf Stommelen Porsche 935, #40 4521.291 kms 332 Martini Racing Porsche System Gr.5 1
5 Derek Bell, Vern Schuppan Mirage GR8, #11 4460.056 kms 327 Grand Touring Cars Inc. S3.0 4
6 Raymond Touroul, Alain Cudini Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #52 4288.834 kms 315 Gérard Méo Gr.5 2
7 Ernst Kraus, Günter Steckkönig Porsche 908/3 Turbo, #17 4276.876 kms 314 Jöst Racing Team S3.0 5
8 Henri Pescarolo, Jean-Pierre Beltoise Inaltera LM, #1 4164.288 kms 306 Inaltera GTP 1
9 Hartwig Bertrams, Heinz Martin, Egon Evertz Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #63 4131.746 kms 303 Egon Evertz KG Gr.5 3
10 Sam Posey, Hughes de Fierlant BMW 3.5 CSL, #42 4080.746 kms 300 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH Gr.5 4
11 Hubert Striebig, Anny-Charlotte Verney, Hughes Kirschoffer Porsche 934, #54 4068.501 kms 299 Louis Meznarie Gr.5 5
12 "Segolen", Michel Ouviére, Jean-Yves Gadal Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #71 3987.932 kms 293 "Ségolen" GT 1
13 Thierry Sabine, Jean-Claude Andruet, Philippe Dagoreau Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #53 3930.146 kms 289 J.- C. Andruet - A.S.A. Cachia Gr.5 6
14 Pierre Laffeach, John Rulon-Miller, Tom Waugh Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #77 3866.517 kms 284 Tom Waugh IMSA 1
15 François Trisconi, Georges Morand, Andre Chevalley Lola T292, #35 3815.003 kms 280 Daniel Brillat - M. Morand S2.0 1
16 Toine Hezemans, Tim Schenken Porsche 934, #57 3791.731 kms 278 GELO Racing Team GT 2
17 Alain Leroux, Joël Laplacette, Georges Bourdillat Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #67 3736.567 kms 274 Joël Laplacette GT 3
18 Thierry Perrier, Guy de Saint-Pierre, Martine Rénier Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #50 3726.261 kms 274 Thierry Perrier Gr.5 7
19 Bob Wollek, Didier Pironi, Marie-Claude Beaumont Porsche 934, #65 3683.952 kms 271 Porsche Kremer Racing GT 4
20 Lella Lombardi, Christine Dacremont Lancia Stratos HF Turbo, #3 3627.955 kms 266 Aseptogyl GTP 2
21 Jean Rondeau, Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, Christine Beckers Inaltera LM, #2 3605.029 kms 265 Inaltera GTP 3
22 Tony Birchenhough, Simon Phillips, Ian Bracey, Brian Joscelyne Lola T294S, #31 3450.434 kms 253 Chandler I. C. S2.0 2
23 Christian Poirot, Robert Boubet Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #55 3355.105 kms 246 Equipe Alméras Freres Gr.5 8
24 Jean-Louis Ravenel, Jean-Marie Détrin, Jacky Ravenel BMW 3.0 CSL, #95 3233.555 kms 238 Les Maisons de Week-End T 1
DNF Juan Carlos Bolanos, Hans Heyer, Billy Sprowls, Eduardo Lopez Negrete Porsche 935, #47 Fire 272 Porsche Kremer Racing Gr.5 9
DNF Peter Zbinden, Bernard Chenevière, Nicolas Bührer Porsche 934, #58 Valves 270 G.V.E.A. GT 7
DNF Fred Stalder, Albert Dufréne, Alain Flotard Chevron B36, #26 Oil pump 241 Société R.O.C. S2.0 4
DNC Jean-Marie Lemerle, Patrick Daire, Alain Levié Lola T294, #30 2986.499 kms 219 Jean-Marie Lemerle S2.0 3
DNF Claude Haldi, Florian Vetsch Porsche 934, #69 Valves 219 Schiller Racing GT 8
DNF Reinhold Jöst, Jürgen Barth Porsche 936, #18 Engine 218 Martini Racing Joest S3.0 6
DNC Jean-Claude Andruet, Jacques Borras, Henri Cachia Porsche 934, #61 2774.496 kms 204 A.S.A. Cachia GT 5
DNC Nick Faure, "Jean Beurlys", John Goss Porsche 934, #70 2303.036 kms 169 "Beurlys" GT 6
DNF Peter Brock, Brian Muir, Jean-Claude Aubriet BMW 3.0 CSL, #46 Gearbox 156 Team Brock Gr.5 10
DNF Diego Febles, Alec Poole, Hiram Cruz Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #78 Gearbox 144 Diego Febles Racing IMSA 2
DNF Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Patrick Tambay, José Dolhem Alpine A442, #19 Engine 135 Renault-Sport S3.0 7
DNF Jean-Claude Justice, Jean Bélin BMW 3.0 CSL, #44 Head gasket 128 A.S.P.M. - Tanday Music Gr.5 11
DNF Guy Chasseuil, Claude Ballot-Lena, Xavier Mathiot WM P76, #5 Fuel tank 125 Ecurie 'Batteries et Piles T.S.' GTP 4
DNF Leo Kinnunen, Egon Evertz Porsche 908/3 Turbo, #16 Engine 124 Egon Evertz KG S3.0 8
DNF Dieter Quester, Alain Peltier, Albrecht Krebs BMW 3.5 CSL, #43 Fire 117 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH Gr.5 12
DNF Richard Brooks, Dick Hutcherson, Marcel Mignot Ford Torino, #90 Gearbox 104 Nascar-Winston - W.-C. Donhavey NASCAR 1
DNF Francois Servanin, Laurent Ferrier Chevron B36, #27 CV joint 88 Société R.O.C. S2.0 5
DNF Michel Lateste, José Thibault, Alain Hubert Lenham , #29 DQ: insuf. distance 88 Ecurie Anjou - J. Thibault S2.0 6
DNF William Vollery, Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, Roger Dorchy Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #72 Battery 82 William Vollery GTX 1
DNF Christian Bussi, Philippe Gurdjian, Christian Gouttepifre Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #62 Engine 79 Philippe Dagoreau GT 9
DNF Clemens Schickentanz, Howden Ganley Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #49 Drive shaft 74 GELO Racing Team Gr.5 13
DNF Georges Schafer, Riccardo Albanesi, Jean-Pierre Adatte Chevron B26, #33 Engine 62 Georges Schafer S2.0 7
DNF Claude Buchet, Jean-Luc Favresse, André Haller Datsun 260Z, #73 Fatal accident 39 Sionauto 2001 GT 10
DNF John Greenwood, Bernard Darniche Chevrolet Corvette, #76 Split fuel tank 29 IMSA-Camel - J. Greenwood IMSA 3
DNF Brian Redman, Peter Gregg BMW 3.5 CSL Turbo, #41 Oil consumption 23 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH Gr.5 14
DNF John Fitzpatrick, Tom Walkinshaw BMW 3.5 CSL, #45 Fire 17 Hermetite Products Ltd. Gr.5 15
DNF Michael Keyser, Eddie Wachs Chevrolet Monza, #75 Axle 11 IMSA-Camel - M. Keyser IMSA 4
DNF Xavier Lapeyre, Bernard Chevanne Lola T286, #21 Engine 9 GVEA - X. Lapeyre S3.0 9
DNF Jean-Louis Chateau, Dominique Fornage, Jean-Claude Guérie Porsche 934 /5, #48 Gearbox 9 Jean-Louis Chateau Gr.5 16
DNF Daniel Brillat, Michel Degoumois, "Depnic" Cheetah G601, #36 CV joint 2 C. H. Graemiger S2.0 8
DNF Hershel McGriff, Doug McGriff Dodge Charger, #4 Melted pistons, oil loss 2 Nascar-Winston - H. Mc Griff NASCAR 2
DNS Jacques Marché, Martial Delalande, Max Cohen-Olivar De Tomaso Pantera, #82 Did not start 0 Wicky Racing Team - M. Delalande GTX 2
DNQ Jacques Marquet, Corinne Koppenhague, Jacky Haran Toj SC204, #25 Did not qualify 0 Team Warsteiner R. T. S. S2.0 9
DNQ Heinz Schulthess Toj SC304, #8 Did not qualify 0 Team Warsteiner R. T. S. S3.0 10

Qualifying Results for the 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Patrick Tambay, José Dolhem Alpine A442, #19 3:33.100 Renault-Sport
2 Jacky Ickx, Gijs Van Lennep Porsche 936, #20 3:39.800 Martini Racing Porsche System
3 Manfred Schurti, Rolf Stommelen Porsche 935, #40 3:41.700 Martini Racing Porsche System
4 Xavier Lapeyre, Bernard Chevanne Lola T286, #21 3:44.000 GVEA - X. Lapeyre
5 Reinhold Jöst, Jürgen Barth Porsche 936, #18 3:45.400 Martini Racing Joest
6 Derek Bell, Vern Schuppan Mirage GR8, #11 3:48.100 Grand Touring Cars Inc.
7 Jean-Louis Lafosse, François Migault Mirage GR8, #10 3:51.100 Grand Touring Cars Inc.
8 Brian Redman, Peter Gregg BMW 3.5 CSL Turbo, #41 3:53.400 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH
9 John Greenwood, Bernard Darniche Chevrolet Corvette, #76 3:54.600 IMSA-Camel - J. Greenwood
10 Chris Craft, Alain De Cadenet De Cadenet Lola T380, #12 3:55.300 Alain de Cadenet
11 Juan Carlos Bolanos, Hans Heyer, Billy Sprowls, Eduardo Lopez Negrete Porsche 935, #47 3:55.700 Porsche Kremer Racing
12 Henri Pescarolo, Jean-Pierre Beltoise Inaltera LM, #1 3:56.900 Inaltera
13 Leo Kinnunen, Egon Evertz Porsche 908/3 Turbo, #16 4:00.500 Egon Evertz KG
14 Michael Keyser, Eddie Wachs Chevrolet Monza, #75 4:00.800 IMSA-Camel - M. Keyser
15 Toine Hezemans, Tim Schenken Porsche 934, #57 4:01.100 GELO Racing Team
16 Dieter Quester, Alain Peltier, Albrecht Krebs BMW 3.5 CSL, #43 4:03.800 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH
17 Jean Rondeau, Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, Christine Beckers Inaltera LM, #2 4:04.200 Inaltera
18 Sam Posey, Hughes de Fierlant BMW 3.5 CSL, #42 4:04.400 B.M.W. Motorsport GmbH
19 Francois Servanin, Laurent Ferrier Chevron B36, #27 4:05.400 Société R.O.C.
20 Bob Wollek, Didier Pironi, Marie-Claude Beaumont Porsche 934, #65 4:05.500 Porsche Kremer Racing
21 John Fitzpatrick, Tom Walkinshaw BMW 3.5 CSL, #45 4:05.600 Hermetite Products Ltd.
22 Fred Stalder, Albert Dufréne, Alain Flotard Chevron B36, #26 4:07.000 Société R.O.C.
23 Ernst Kraus, Günter Steckkönig Porsche 908/3 Turbo, #17 4:07.700 Jöst Racing Team
24 Claude Haldi, Florian Vetsch Porsche 934, #69 4:07.800 Schiller Racing
25 François Trisconi, Georges Morand, Andre Chevalley Lola T292, #35 4:08.700 Daniel Brillat - M. Morand
26 Hubert Striebig, Anny-Charlotte Verney, Hughes Kirschoffer Porsche 934, #54 4:12.700 Louis Meznarie
27 Nick Faure, "Jean Beurlys", John Goss Porsche 934, #70 4:13.200 "Beurlys"
28 Peter Zbinden, Bernard Chenevière, Nicolas Bührer Porsche 934, #58 4:14.900 G.V.E.A.
29 Jean-Claude Andruet, Jacques Borras, Henri Cachia Porsche 934, #61 4:15.300 A.S.A. Cachia
30 Raymond Touroul, Alain Cudini Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #52 4:17.000 Gérard Méo
31 Daniel Brillat, Michel Degoumois, "Depnic" Cheetah G601, #36 4:17.700 C. H. Graemiger
32 Tony Birchenhough, Simon Phillips, Ian Bracey, Brian Joscelyne Lola T294S, #31 4:19.500 Chandler I. C.
33 Thierry Sabine, Jean-Claude Andruet, Philippe Dagoreau Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #53 4:22.000 J.- C. Andruet - A.S.A. Cachia
34 Jean-Claude Justice, Jean Bélin BMW 3.0 CSL, #44 4:22.100 A.S.P.M. - Tanday Music
35 Jean-Marie Lemerle, Patrick Daire, Alain Levié Lola T294, #30 4:22.100 Jean-Marie Lemerle
36 Diego Febles, Alec Poole, Hiram Cruz Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #78 4:22.800 Diego Febles Racing
37 William Vollery, Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, Roger Dorchy Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #72 4:23.400 William Vollery
38 Guy Chasseuil, Claude Ballot-Lena, Xavier Mathiot WM P76, #5 4:24.100 Ecurie 'Batteries et Piles T.S.'
39 Hartwig Bertrams, Heinz Martin, Egon Evertz Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #63 4:25.200 Egon Evertz KG
40 Clemens Schickentanz, Howden Ganley Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #49 4:25.300 GELO Racing Team
41 Lella Lombardi, Christine Dacremont Lancia Stratos HF Turbo, #3 4:26.400 Aseptogyl
42 Thierry Perrier, Guy de Saint-Pierre, Martine Rénier Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #50 4:26.700 Thierry Perrier
43 Christian Bussi, Philippe Gurdjian, Christian Gouttepifre Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #62 4:27.000 Philippe Dagoreau
44 "Segolen", Michel Ouviére, Jean-Yves Gadal Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #71 4:28.000 "Ségolen"
45 Georges Schafer, Riccardo Albanesi, Jean-Pierre Adatte Chevron B26, #33 4:28.600 Georges Schafer
46 Pierre Laffeach, John Rulon-Miller, Tom Waugh Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #77 4:29.300 Tom Waugh
47 Hershel McGriff, Doug McGriff Dodge Charger, #4 4:29.700 Nascar-Winston - H. Mc Griff
48 Peter Brock, Brian Muir, Jean-Claude Aubriet BMW 3.0 CSL, #46 4:30.100 Team Brock
49 Claude Buchet, Jean-Luc Favresse, André Haller Datsun 260Z, #73 4:30.200 Sionauto 2001
50 Alain Leroux, Joël Laplacette, Georges Bourdillat Porsche 911 Carrera RS, #67 4:30.900 Joël Laplacette
51 Christian Poirot, Robert Boubet Porsche 911 Carrera RSR, #55 4:31.900 Equipe Alméras Freres
52 Michel Lateste, José Thibault, Alain Hubert Lenham , #29 4:34.200 Ecurie Anjou - J. Thibault
53 Jacques Marché, Martial Delalande, Max Cohen-Olivar De Tomaso Pantera, #82 4:36.400 Wicky Racing Team - M. Delalande
54 Jean-Louis Ravenel, Jean-Marie Détrin, Jacky Ravenel BMW 3.0 CSL, #95 4:36.500 Les Maisons de Week-End
55 Richard Brooks, Dick Hutcherson, Marcel Mignot Ford Torino, #90 4:38.000 Nascar-Winston - W.-C. Donhavey
56 Jean-Louis Chateau, Dominique Fornage, Jean-Claude Guérie Porsche 934 /5, #48 4:38.100 Jean-Louis Chateau
0 Jacques Marquet, Corinne Koppenhague, Jacky Haran Toj SC204, #25 Team Warsteiner R. T. S.
0 Heinz Schulthess Toj SC304, #8 Team Warsteiner R. T. S.

List of all cars for the 1976 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Alpine A442

Renault

Dodge Charger

Chrysler

Datsun 260Z

Datsun

Porsche 936

Porsche

Chevrolet Monza

Chevrolet

WM P76

Peugeot

Porsche 934

Porsche

Porsche 935

Porsche