6 Hours of Castellet

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6 Heures du Castellet
Paul Ricard.svg
Le Mans Series
Venue Circuit Paul Ricard
First race 1970
First LMS race 2010
Duration 6 hours
Previous names Trophée Paul Ricard
Most wins (driver) Jean-Pierre Jarier (2)
Most wins (manufacturer) Lola (3)

The 6 Hours of Castellet is a Le Mans Series sports car race held at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France. The race began in 1970 as a round of the European 2-Litre Sportscar Championship, and World Sportscar Championship rounds were held in 1974 and 1977. The race was a French national championship race in the 1980s. It was revived in 1998 by the International Sports Racing Series and again in 2010 by the Le Mans Series as an 8-hour race.

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Year Overall Winner(s) Entrant Car Distance/Duration Race Title Championship Report
1970 United Kingdom Brian Redman United Kingdom Chevron Cars Ltd Chevron B16-Ford 200 mi (320 km) Trophée International Paul Ricard European 2-Litre Championship report
1971 Austria Helmut Marko
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
Germany Karl von Wendt Racing Lola T212-Ford 3 hours Trophée Paul Ricard European 2-Litre Championship report
1972 France Gérard Larrousse Monaco Radio Monte Carlo Lola T210-Ford 2 hours Trophée Paul Ricard European 2-Litre Championship report
1973 United Kingdom John Lepp United Kingdom Red Rose Racing Chevron B23-Ford 2 hours Trophée Paul Ricard European 2-Litre Championship report
1974 France Alain Cudini Switzerland Equipe Switzerland Archambeaud Alpine A441-Renault 225 km (140 mi) Trophée d'Europe European 2-Litre Championship report
France Jean-Pierre Beltoise
France Jean-Pierre Jarier
France Equipe Gitanes Matra-Simca MS670C 1,000 km (620 mi) 1000 Km Le Castellet World Sportscar Championship report
1975-1976: Not held
1977 Italy Arturo Merzario
France Jean-Pierre Jarier
Italy Autodelta SpA Alfa Romeo T33/SC/12 500 km (310 mi) 500 Km Paul Ricard World Sportscar Championship (Group 6) report
1978-1982: Not held
1983 France Max Mamers Grac MT14S-Simca Championnat de France des Circuits report
1984 France Dominique Lacaud Lola-BMW 50 km (31 mi) Championnat de France des Circuits report
1985 France Bruno Sotty Osella PA8-BMW Championnat de France des Circuits report
1986-1997: Not held
1998 Belgium Didier Theys
Switzerland Fredy Lienhard
Switzerland Horag-Lista Racing Ferrari 333 SP 2 hours, 30 minutes 2 hours, 30 minutes of Paul Ricard International Sports Racing Series report
1999-2009: Not held
2010 United Kingdom Allan McNish
Italy Rinaldo Capello
Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R15 TDI 8 hours 8 Heures du Castellet Le Mans Series report
2011 France Emmanuel Collard
France Christophe Tinseau
France Julien Jousse
France Pescarolo Team Pescarolo 01 Evo-Judd 6 hours 6 Heures du Castellet Le Mans Series report
2012 France Pierre Thiriet
Switzerland Mathias Beche
Spain Thiriet by TDS Racing Oreca 03-Nissan 6 hours 6 Heures du Castellet European Le Mans Series report

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