Six Hour Le Mans

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The Six Hour Le Mans was an endurance motor race for sports cars and touring cars held in Western Australia from 1955 to 1972. Initially run at the Caversham Airfield circuit, the event was moved, along with all other WA circuit racing, to the then new Wanneroo Park Raceway in 1969.

Winners[edit]

The Lotus Super 7 in which Jeff Dunkerton won the 1963 Six Hour Le Mans. The car is pictured in 2012.
1955 Sydney Anderson / Sid Taylor Austin-Healey 100M
1956 Sydney Anderson / Sid Taylor Austin-Healey 100
1957 Sydney Anderson / Sid Taylor Austin-Healey 100-4
1958 Jim Harwood / Bill Downey Triumph TR2
1959 Clem Dwyer / Vin Smith Triumph TR3
1960 Jack Ayers / Lionel Beattie Holden Sports
1961 Ray Barfield Aston Martin DB3S
1962 Derek Jolly / John Roxburgh Lotus 15 Coventry Climax
1963 Jeff Dunkerton Lotus Super 7
1964 Harley Pederick / Stan Starcevich Jaguar E-type
1965 Spencer Martin / David McKay Ferrari 250LM
1966 Ron Thorp AC Cobra 289
1967 Jeff Dunkerton / Doug Mould Morris Cooper S
1968 Fritz Kohout Porsche 911S
1969 Don O'Sullivan / Frank Matich Lola T70
1970 Don O'Sullivan / Howie Sangster Lola T70 Mk. II
1971 Ray Thackwell, Jim Mullins Porsche 911S
1972 Ray Thackwell, Jim Mullins Porsche 911S

Further reading[edit]

  • Around The Houses (© 1980) by Terry Walker
  • A History of Australian Motor Sport (© 1980) by Jim Shepherd