Le Mans Classic - Plateau 6 Entry List

The last of our looks at the six plateaus of cars that compete over the full 24-Hours at the Le Mans Classic takes us from 1972 to 1981, and features some fanous cars - and drivers.

The mighty Porsche 935s will always be a favourite, but for those who like to remember Ferraris heritage at Le Mans, the four 512 BB LMs will be a sight - and sound to behold. The prototypes on show will be pace-setters, from the Lola - de Cadenet, a pair of Mirages, a Cheetah and a number of Chevrons and Lolas. Times changed greatly over the time period, so spectators can compare Steve Dance's 1972 Ford Capri with the BMW M1s from end of the decade, and even the Porsche 924 GTR frm the early '80s.

WIth a full 76 entries, even the reserves look tempting, with an Alfa Romeo 33 TT12  as first reserve, and French Le Mans winner Romain Dumas only sixth reserve in a Porche 935.

1 PESCAROLO/CHAMBON/TROLLE FRA/FRA/FRA INALTERA GT 1976
2 MUELDER/TRABER DEU/CHE BMW M1 Procar 1979
3 HINDERER/HINDERER/ARNOUX CHE/DEU/FRA BMW M1 Procar 1979
4 MEIER CHE FERRARI 512 BB LM 1981
5 RITTWEGER/HANCOCK DEU/GBR FERRARI 512 BB LM 1979
6 SIRAGNA/CAZEAUX/BARTH CHE/FRA/DEU PORSCHE 924 GTR 1981
7 MARIS FRA PORSCHE 935 1979
8 SINCLAIR GBR LOLA T292 BDG 1973
9 PIQUET/TRINIANE FRA/FRA PORSCHE 930 Turbo 1975
10 D'IETEREN BEL PORSCHE 935 K3 1979
11 DE LATRE DU BOSQUEAU BEL PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
12 PAOLETTI FRA CHEVRON B21 BDG 1972
14 LUDWIG/SCHNITZLER/PENTZ/GEISSLER DEU/DEU/DEU/DEU PORSCHE 930 Gr.IV 1978
15 GUENAT CHE LOLA T286 DFV 1976
16 LUCCHINI/PESCATORI ITA/ITA FERRARI 512 BB LM 1979
17 BÜSST/FREEMAN GBR/GBR CHEVRON B31 BDG 1975
18 DANCE GBR FORD Capri 2600 RS 1972
19 LEGRAS/DEBRIE FRA/FRA CHEVRON B21 BDG 1972
20 CROFTON GBR DATSUN 240 Z 1975
21 BECK CHE PORSCHE 935 K3 1980
22 GOETHE/HALL DEU/GBR MIRAGE Gr 7 1973
23 LEMOS/ROLLET/RONCONI FRA/FRA/ITA PORSCHE 930 Gr.IV 1979
24 SCEMAMA/FORT CHE/FRA SAUBER C5 BMW 1976
25 WERGINZ/JANITS/PANHAUSER AUT/AUT/AUT BMW 3.5 CSL 1972
26 ROSSIAUD/LE JEAN FRA CHEVRON B36 BMW 1976
27 RICHARDSON GBR LOLA T290 BDG 1972
28 LINDBERG DNK LOLA-DE CADENET T380 DFV 1975
29 BELLETESTE/BELLETESTE FRA/FRA PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
30 MICHERON FRA LOLA T600 1981
31 CERON FRA CHEVROLET Monza 1976
32 GUENAT CHE PORSCHE 935 1977
33 SCEMAMA CHE TOJ SC 304 1976
34 SINGER HUN PORSCHE 924 GTR 1981
35 BOITE/PARGAMIN FRA/FRA MOYNET LM 75 1975
36 MAC NEIL/JEANNETTE USA/USA PORSCHE 935 K3 1980
37 BELMONDO/VANDROMME FRA/FRA PORSCHE 935 1981
38 MERLIN FRA PORSCHE 935 K3 1977
39 EGGIMANN CHE CHEETAH G 601 BDG 1976
40 LIQUIERE CHE TECMA 755 1975
41 HAUPT DEU PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
42 GADAL/DELFRATE FRA/FRA PORSCHE 911 Carrera RS 3,0L 1974
43 LEROY-FLEURIOT/AUDIBERT FRA/FRA BMW 3.0 CSL 1975
44 DA ROCHA FRA LOLA T298 BMW 1979
45 DEPAILLER/PIGUET/SERPAGGI FRA/FRA/FRA RENAULT ALPINE A 443 1978
46 BECKER DEU PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1975
47 LAFARGUE FRA LOLA T298 BMW 1979
48 LAFARGUE FRA LOLA T298 BMW 1979
49 CAPOR/NYSTROM/TORBJORN/WAHLUND SWE/SWE/SWE/SWE PORSCHE 935 1978
50 ZWEIFLER/FÖVENY DEU/AUT OSELLA PA6 BMW 1978
51 HOTTINGUER FRA PORSCHE 930 Turbo 1976
52 BRUNHES/DUMEZ/DE LACRETELLE FRA/FRA/FRA RENAULT ALPINE A310 V6 Gr.V 1977
53 CHASE-GARDENER GBR ASTON MARTIN DBS V8 1976
54 MAC ALLISTER USA MIRAGE M6 1973
55 MOREL FRA TOJ SC 206 1977
56 CHATEAUX/BAUDOIN FRA/FRA LOLA T290 FVC 1974
57 BRADY AUS BMW 3.0 CSL 1973
58 ALVERGNAS FRA FORD Gran Torino 1975
59 DE SIEBENTHAL/DUBY CHE/FRA PORSCHE 935 1978
60 SPIRGI/GIAUQUE CHE/CHE PORSCHE 930 Gr.IV 1978
61 TERRAIL/AEBERHARD CHE/CHE PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
62 PEAUGER RUPP FRA/FRA PORSCHE 911 SC Gr.IV 1980
63 MURSALL/MURSALL DEU/DEU BMW 3.0 CSL 1975
64 JEAN FRA FERRARI 512 BB LM 1979
65 MEINERS ITA LANCIA Beta Gr. V 1981
66 DENAT CHE PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
67 ROOCK/ALZEN/HÜRTGEN DEU/DEU/DEU PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1975
68 DUHAMEL/MAXTED-PAGE FRA/GBR PORSCHE 934 1976
69 MR JOHN OF B FRA FERRARI 512 BB LM 1979
70 MONTEIRO PRT LOLA T298 BMW 1979
71 BRUEHWILER CHE CHEVRON B21 BDG 1972
72 TUMA/LAUBER/ROBERTS DEU/USA/GBR PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
73 LECOURT/NARAC FRA/FRA PORSCHE 911 Carrera RSR 3,0L 1974
74 TURRIZIANI/DI FULVIO ITA/ITA OSELLA PA5 BMW 1977
75 WEINZIERL DEU BMW M1 Gr. V 1979
76 BARBOT PRT LOLA T280 DFV 1972
R1 RITTWEGER/HANCOCK DEU/GBR ALFA ROMEO 33 TT12 1974
R2 DE BEAUMONT CHE PORSCHE 911 Carrera RS 3,0L 1974
R3 BRATKE VON  BERGEN/LOUISODER/PRALLER DEU/DEU/DEU FERRARI 512 BB 1978
R4 O'CONNELL/WILLS/CLARK GBR/NZL/GBR CHEVRON B26 BDG 1974
R5 POMPIDOU/BAIGNERES FRA/FRA BMW 3.0 CSL 1972
R6 DUMAS FRA PORSCHE 935 1977