1962 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1962 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1962 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 30th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 23 and 24 June 1962. It was also the eighth round of the 1962 World Sportscar Championship season.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1962
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
1 E
+3.0
6 Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Belgium Olivier Gendebien
United States Phil Hill
Ferrari 330 TRI/LM Spyder Ferrari 4.0L V12 331
2 GT
3.0
19 Belgium Pierre Noblet Belgium Pierre Noblet
France Jean Guichet
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 326
3 GT
3.0
22 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Leon Dernier
Belgium Jean Blaton
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 314
4 GT
+3.0
10 United States Briggs Cunningham United States Briggs Cunningham
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori
Jaguar E-Type FHC Jaguar 3.8L I6 310
5 GT
+3.0
9 United Kingdom P.J. Sargent United Kingdom Peter Sargent
United Kingdom Peter Lumsden
Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Coupe Jaguar 3.8L I6 310
6 E
3.0
17 United States North American Racing Team (NART) United States Bob Grossman
United States Glenn Roberts
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 297
7 GT
1.6
34 West Germany Porsche System Engineering West Germany Edgar Barth
West Germany Hans Herrmann
Porsche 356B Abarth Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 287
8 GT
1.3
44 United Kingdom Team Lotus Engineering United Kingdom David Hobbs
Australia Frank Gardner
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 286
9 GT
3.0
21 Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC United States Ed Hugus
United States George Reed
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Bertone Ferrari 3.0L V12 281
10 GT
1.3
39 Italy Scuderia St. Ambroeus Italy Giancarlo Sala
Italy Marcello de Luca di Lizzano
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Zagato SVZ Alfa Romeo 1.3L I4 281
11 GT
1.3
45 United Kingdom Team Lotus Engineering United Kingdom Clive Hunt
United Kingdom Dr. John Wyllie
Lotus Elite Mk14 Coventry Climax 1.2L I4 278
12 GT
1.6
35 France Auguste Veuillet France Robert Buchet
Switzerland Heinz Schiller
Porsche 356B Abarth Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 272
13 GT
2.0
29 United Kingdom Morgan Motor Company United Kingdom Chris J. Lawrence
United Kingdom Richard Shepherd-Barron
Morgan +4 Triumph 2.0L I4 270
14 E
1.3
43 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Claude Dubois
Belgium Georges Harris
Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero Simca 1.3L I4 268
15 GT
1.6
32 United Kingdom Sunbeam Talbot United Kingdom Peter Harper
United Kingdom Peter Procter
Sunbeam Alpine Sunbeam 1.6L I4 268
16 E
850
53 France Panhard & Levassor France André Guilhaudin
France Alain Bertaut
CD Dyna Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 255
17 E
1.15
46 France Société Automobiles René Bonnet France Bernard Consten
France José Rosinski
René Bonnet Djet Renault 1.0L I4 255
18 E
850
50 France Société Automobiles René Bonnet France Paul Armagnac
France Gérard Laureau
René Bonnet Djet 2 Spider Renault 0.7L I4 253

Did Not Finish[edit]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Engine Laps
19 E
3.0
27 Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Italy Giancarlo Baghetti
Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti
Ferrari Dino 268SP Ferrari 2.6L V8 230
20 E
1.6
37 Italy Automobili O.S.C.A. United States George Arents
France José Behra
O.S.C.A. 1600GT Zagato O.S.C.A. 1.6L I4 227
21 GT
1.3
40 Italy Scuderia St. Ambroeus Switzerland Karl Foitek
Italy Riccardo Ricci
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Zagato SVZ Alfa Romeo 1.3L I4 225
22 GT
3.0
24 United Kingdom Ecurie Chiltern United Kingdom Sir John Whitmore
South Africa Bob Olthoff
Austin-Healey 3000 BMC 2.9L I6 212
23 GT
3.0
23 France Fernand Tavano France Fernand Tavano
France André Simon
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 202
24 GT
1.6
33 United Kingdom Sunbeam Talbot United Kingdom Paddy Hopkirk
United Kingdom Peter Jopp
Sunbeam Alpine Sunbeam 1.6L I4 187
25 E
+3.0
2 United States Briggs Cunningham New Zealand Bruce McLaren
United States Walt Hansgen
Maserati Tipo 151/1 Maserati 3.9L V8 177
26 E
3.0
28 Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Mexico Ricardo Rodríguez
Mexico Pedro Rodriguez
Ferrari Dino 246SP Ferrari 2.4L V6 174
27 GT
3.0
58 Italy Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Italy Nino Vaccarella
Italy Giorgio Scarlatti
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 172
28 E
850
56 France Roger Masson France Roger Masson
Italy Teodore Zeccoli
Fiat-Abarth 700 TwinCam Fiat 0.7L I4 171
29 GT
3.0
20 United Kingdom UDT / Laystall Racing Team United Kingdom Innes Ireland
United States Masten Gregory
Ferrari 250 GTO Ferrari 3.0L V12 165
30 E
+3.0
4 France Maserati France France Maurice Trintignant
Belgium Lucien Bianchi
Maserati Tipo 151/1 Maserati 3.9L V8 152
31 GT
+3.0
1 United States / United Kingdom Scuderia Scirocco United States Tony Settember
United Kingdom John Turner
Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet 5.4L V8 150
32 E
3.0
18 United States North American Racing Team (NART) Canada Peter Ryan
United States John Fulp
Ferrari 250 TRI/61 Ferrari 3.0L V12 150
33 GT
+3.0
12 France Jean Kerguen France Jean Kerguen
France Jacques Dewes
Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Aston Martin 3.8L I6 134
34 E
850
55 France Panhard & Levassor France Guy Verrier
France Bernard Boyer
CD Dyna Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 128
35 GT
+3.0
14 United Kingdom Mike Salmon United Kingdom Mike Salmon
United Kingdom Ian Baille
Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Aston Martin 3.8L I6 124
36 E
850
51 Italy Abarth Corse & Cie France Régis Fraissinet
France Paul Condrillier
Fiat-Abarth 700S TwinCam Fiat 0.7L I4 115
37 E
1.6
38 United Kingdom Marcos Cars United Kingdom John Hine
United Kingdom Richard N. Prior
Marcos GT Gullwing Ford 1.5L I4 81
38 E
3.0
25 United Kingdom Ecurie Ecosse United Kingdom Jack Fairman
United Kingdom Tom Dickson
Tojeiro EE Coventry Climax 2.5L I4 80
39 E
+3.0
11 United Kingdom David Brown Racing Dept. United Kingdom Graham Hill
United States Richie Ginther
Aston Martin DP212 Aston Martin 4.0L I6 78
40 E
850
54 France Panhard & Levassor France Pierre Lelong
France Jean-Pierre Hanrioud
CD Dyna Panhard 0.7L Flat-2 73
41 E
+3.0
3 United States Briggs Cunningham United States William Kimberley
United States Richard Thompson
Maserati Tipo 151/1 Maserati 3.9L V8 62
42 E
1.3
41 Italy Abarth Corse & Cie France Roger Delageneste
France Jean Rolland
Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero Simca 1.3L I4 60
43 E
+3.0
7 Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC United Kingdom Mike Parkes
Italy Lorenzo Bandini
Ferrari 330LM GTO Ferrari 4.0L V12 56
44 GT
+3.0
8 United Kingdom Maurice Charles United Kingdom Maurice Charles
United Kingdom John Coundley
Jaguar E-Type Jaguar 3.8L I6 53
45 GT
2.0
60 France Andres Chardonnet France Jean-Claude Magne
France Maurice Martin
AC Ace Bristol 2.0L I6 49
46 E
3.0
59 Belgium Equipe Nationale Belge Belgium Georges Berger
Belgium Robert Darville
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Ferrari 3.0L V12 35
47 GT
1.6
30 West Germany Porsche System Engineering Netherlands Ben Pon
Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort
Porsche 356B Abarth Porsche 1.6L Flat-4 35
48 E
3.0
16 Italy Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Italy Carlo Maria Abate
United Kingdom Colin Davis
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Breadvan
Ferrari 3.0L V12 30
49 E
3.0
15 Italy Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Sweden Jo Bonnier
United States Dan Gurney
Ferrari 250 TRI/61 Ferrari 3.0L V12 30
50 E
1.3
62 Italy Abarth Corse & Cie Italy Gianni Balzarini
Austria Franz Albert
Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero Simca 1.3L I4 30
51 E
1.3
42 Italy Abarth Corse & Cie France Henri Oreiller
Switzerland Tom Spychinger
Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero Simca 1.3L I4 21
52 E
850
61 France Automobiles René Bonnet France Jean-Claude Vidilles
France Jean Vinatier
René Bonnet Djet Renault 0.7L I4 13
53 E
850
52 Italy Abarth Corse & Cie Italy Herbert Demetz
Belgium Mario Bianchi
Fiat-Abarth 700S TwinCam Fiat 0.7L I4 12
54 E
1.6
36 Italy Automobili O.S.C.A. United States John Bentley
United States John S. Gordon
O.S.C.A. 1600GT Zagato O.S.C.A. 1.6L I4 12
55 E
2.0
31 United Kingdom TVR Cars United Kingdom Peter Bolton
United Kingdom Ninian Sanderson
TVR Grantura BMC 1.6L I4 3

Statistics[edit]

  • Fastest Lap - #6 SpA Ferrari SEFAC - 3:57.7
  • Distance - 4451.255
  • Average Speed - 185.255 km/h

Trophy Winners[edit]

  • Index of Performance - #53 Panhard & Levassor
  • Index of Thermal Efficiency - #44 Team Lotus Engineering