1960 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1960 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 28th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place over 25–26 June 1960. It was also the fifth and final round of the 1960 World Sportscar Championship season.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1960
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 S
3.0
11 Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA Belgium Paul Frère
Belgium Olivier Gendebien
Ferrari 250 TR59/60 Ferrari 3.0L V12 314
2 S
3.0
17 United States North American Racing Team (NART) Mexico Ricardo Rodríguez
Belgium André Pilette
Ferrari 250 TR59 Ferrari 3.0L V12 310
3 S
3.0
7 United Kingdom Border Reivers United Kingdom Roy Salvadori
United Kingdom Jim Clark
Aston Martin DBR1/300 Aston Martin 3.0L I6 306
4 GT
3.0
16 France Fernand Tavano France Fernand Tavano
France Pierre Dumay
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 302
5 GT
3.0
18 United States North American Racing Team (NART) United States George Arents
United States Alan Connell Jr.
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 300
6 GT
3.0
22 Belgium Ecurie Francorchamps Belgium Leon Dernier
Belgium Pierre Noblet
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 300
7 GT
3.0
19 United States North American Racing Team (NART) United States Ed Hugus
United States Augie Pabst
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 299
8 GT
5.0
3 United States Briggs S. Cunningham United States John Fitch
United States Bob Grossman
Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet 4.6L V8 281
9 S
3.0
8 United Kingdom Major Ian B. Baillie United Kingdom Ian B. Baillie
United Kingdom Jack Fairman
Aston Martin DBR1/300 Aston Martin 3.0L I6 281
10 GT
1.6
35 Germany Porsche KG Germany Herbert Linge
Switzerland Heini Walter
Porsche 356B Abarth GTL Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 269
11 S
1.6
39 Germany Porsche KG Germany Edgar Barth
Germany Wolfgang Seidel
Porsche 718 RS Porsche 1.5L Flat-4 264
12 S
2.0
32 United Kingdom Ted Lund United Kingdom Ted Lund
United Kingdom Colin Escott
MG MGA Twin Cam MG 1.8L I4 262
13 GT
1.3
44 France Roger Masson France Roger Masson
France Claude Laurent
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 261
14 GT
1.3
41 United Kingdom Team Elite United Kingdom John Wagstaff
United Kingdom Tony Marsh
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 257
15 S
850
48 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Paul Armagnac
France Gérard Laureau
DB HBR4 Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 253
16 S
1.0
46 United Kingdom Donald Healey Motor Company United Kingdom John Dalton
United States John K. Colgate Jr.
Austin-Healey Sprite Sebring BMC 1.0L I4 246
17 S
1.0
47 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Pierre Lelong
France Maurice van der Bruwaene
DB HBR 5 Panhard 0.9L Flat-2 244
18 S
850
54 United States Ed Hugus United States John Bentley
United States John S. Gordon
O.S.C.A. Sport 750 O.S.C.A. 0.7L I4 237
19 S
1.0
56 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Robert Bourharde
France Jean-François Jaeger
DB "Vitrine" Coupé Panhard 0.9L Flat-2 228
20 S
1.0
52 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France René Bartholoni
France Bernard de Saint Auban
DB HBR4 Coupé Panhard 0.9L Flat-2 223

Not Classified[edit]

Failed to complete final lap under own power.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
21 GT
5.0
4 United States Camoradi USA United States Leon Lilley
United States Fred Gamble
Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet 4.6L V8 275
22 S
2.0
28 United Kingdom Standard Triumph United Kingdom Keith Ballisat
France Marcel Becquart
Triumph TR4S Triumph 2.0L I4 256
23 S
2.0
59 United Kingdom Standard Triumph United Kingdom Les Leston
United States Mike Rotschild
Triumph TR4S Triumph 2.0L I4 252
24 S
2.0
29 United Kingdom Standard Triumph United Kingdom Peter Bolton
United Kingdom Ninian Sanderson
Triumph TR4S Triumph 2.0L I4 249
25 GT
2.0
30 Switzerland Ecurie Laussannoise Switzerland André Wicky
Switzerland Georges Gachnang
AC Ace Bristol 2.0L I6 239

Did Not Finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
26 GT
3.0
20 United States North American Racing Team (NART) France Jo Schlesser
United States William Sturgis
Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Ferrari 3.0L V12 258
27 GT
3.0
15 United Kingdom A.G. Whitehead United Kingdom Graham Whitehead
United Kingdom Henry Taylor
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 258
28 GT
5.0
2 United States Briggs S. Cunningham United States Richard Thompson
United States Fred Windridge
Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet 4.6L V8 207
29 S
3.0
10 Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA Belgium Willy Mairesse
United States Richie Ginther
Ferrari 250 TR/60 Ferrari 3.0L V12 204
30 S
2.0
33 Germany Porsche KG Sweden Jo Bonnier
United Kingdom Graham Hill
Porsche 718/4 RS Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 191
31 S
1.6
38 Netherlands Baron Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort
United Kingdom Richard Stoop
Porsche 718/4 RS Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 180
32 S
850
50 Italy Abarth & Cie France Paul Condriller
France Jean Guichet
Fiat-Abarth 850S Bialbero Fiat 0.8L I4 174
33 GT
1.3
43 United Kingdom Sir Gawaine Baillie United Kingdom Mike Parkes
United Kingdom Sir Gawaine Baillie
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 169
34 S
3.0
5 United Kingdom Ecurie Ecosse United Kingdom Ron Flockhart
United Kingdom Bruce Halford
Jaguar D-Type Jaguar 3.0L I6 168
35 GT
1.3
42 United Kingdom Team Elite United Kingdom David Buxton
United Kingdom William E.J. Allen
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 157
36 S
1.15
45 United Kingdom Lola Cars Ltd.
Switzerland Charles Vögele
Switzerland Charles Vögele
United Kingdom Peter Ashdown
Lola Mk.1 Coventry Climax 1.1L I4 148
37 GT
2.0
57 France Jean Rambaux France Jean Rambaux
France Pierre Boutin
AC Ace Bristol 2.0L I6 130
38 S
850
55 Italy Automobili Stanguellini Italy Raymond Quilico
Portugal Carlos Manuel Reis
Stanguellini 740 Bialbero Stanguellini 0.7L I4 103
39 S
1.15
40 Italy Squadra Vigilio Conrero France Bernard Costen
Italy Francesco de Leonibus
Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV Conrero 1150 Alfa Romeo 1.1L I4 96
40 S
3.0
25 United States Camoradi USA United States Lloyd Casner
United States Jim Jeffords
Maserati Tipo 61
"Birdcage"
Maserati 2.9L I4 95
41 S
1.6
36 France Jean Kerguen France Jean Kerguen
Morocco Robert La Caze
Porsche 718/4 RS Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 92
42 GT
3.0
23 United Kingdom J.C. Sears / BMC United Kingdom Jack Sears
United Kingdom Peter Riley
Austin-Healey 3000 BMC 2.9L I6 89
43 S
3.0
6 United States Briggs S. Cunningham United States Dan Gurney
United States Walt Hansgen
Jaguar D-Type 2A Jaguar 3.0L I6 89
44 S
850
49 Italy Abarth & Cie France Jacques Féret
Switzerland Tony Spychiger
Fiat-Abarth 850S Bialbero Fiat 0.8L I4 86
45 S
3.0
24 United States Camoradi USA United States Chuck Daigh
United States Masten Gregory
Maserati Tipo 61
"Birdcage"
Maserati 2.9L I4 82
46 S
850
53 Italy Automobiles O.S.C.A. France Jean Laroche
France André Simon
O.S.C.A. Sport 750 O.S.C.A. 0.7L I4 66
47 GT
1.3
63 Italy Giorgio Ubezzi Italy Giorgio Ubezzi
France José Rosinski
Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Alfa Romeo 1.3L I4 61
48 S
2.0
34 Germany Porsche KG France Maurice Trintignant
Germany Hans Herrmann
Porsche 718/4 Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 57
49 GT
5.0
1 United States Briggs S. Cunningham United States Briggs Cunningham
United States William Kimberley
Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet 4.6L V8 38
50 S
850
60 Italy Abarth & Cie Italy Giancarlo Rigamonti
Italy Remo Cattini
Fiat-Abarth 700S Fiat 0.7L I4 31
51 S
850
51 France Automobiles Deutsch et Bonnet France Jean-Claude Vidilles
France Jean Vinatier
DB HBR4 Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 30
52 GT
3.0
21 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Jean Blaton
Belgium Lucien Bianchi
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 29
53 S
3.0
26 United States Camoradi USA Italy Giorgio Scarlatti
Italy Gino Munaron
Maserati Tipo 61 Longtail Maserati 2.9L I4 22
54 S
3.0
12 Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti
Mexico Pedro Rodríguez
Ferrari 250 TRI/60 Ferrari 3.0L V12 22
55 S
3.0
9 Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA Germany Wolfgang von Trips
United States Phil Hill
Ferrari 250 TR59/60 Ferrari 3.0L V12 22

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap (tie) - #24 Camoradi - Masten Gregory — USA & #6 Briggs S. Cunningham — Dan Gurney - 4:04.0
  • Distance - 4217.527 km
  • Average Speed - 170.914 km/h

Trophy Winners[edit]

  • 26th Biennial Cup - #48 Autombiles Deutsch et Bonnet
  • Index of Performance - #48 Autombiles Deutsch et Bonnet
  • Index of Thermal Efficiency - #41 Team Elite

External links[edit]