Datos de esta edición: – 8º prueba puntuable para el WSC (World Sportscar Championship) de 1970 – Longitud del circuito: 13,469 km – 300.000 espectadores Primer clasificado: – Distancia recorrida: 4.607,810 km – Velocidad media: 191,992 km/h – Margen r/ al segundo: 65,860 km Pole Position – Vic Elford – #25 Porsche 917 LH en 3min 19s 08 Vuelta rápida – Vic Elford – #25 Porsche 917 LH en 3min 21s 00 – Premio de la Performance: #27 Porsche 908 – Premio de la Eficiencia Energética: #3 Porsche 917 LH Incidencias – #2 Chevrolet Corvette, #29 Porsche 908/02, #57 Ferrari 312P, #62 Porsche 911S, #42 Porsche 911T, #67 Porsche 911S, #45 Porsche 911S, #64 Porsche 911S y #66 Porsche 911S no se clasifican por no haber recorrido al menos el 70% de la distancia recorrida por el primer clasificado. Notas: La edición 1970 de las 24 Horas sirvió de soporte para grabaciones para la película protagonizada por Steve McQueen «Le Mans». Un Porsche 908 de Solar Productions (USA) equipado con una cámara completó 282 vueltas en las que grabó cinta suficiente para montar las escenas de carrera para el largometraje.
Poster Le Mans 1970

Poster Le Mans 1970

Clasificación final de la carrera
Pos Cat Escudería [País] Pilotos Chasis Motor Vueltas D.recorrida Vel. media
1 S 5.0 23 Porsche KG Salzburg [AUT] [DEU] Hans Herrmann [GBR] Richard Attwood Porsche 917K Porsche 4.5L Flat-12 343
2 S 5.0 3 Martini Racing Team [DEU] [FRA] Gérard Larrousse [DEU] Willy Kauhsen Porsche 917L Porsche 4.5L Flat-12 338
3 P 3.0 27 Martini Racing Team [DEU] [AUT] Rudi Lins [AUT] Dr. Helmut Marko Porsche 908/2L Porsche 3.0L Flat-8 335
4 S 5.0 11 North American Racing Team [USA] [USA] Ronnie Bucknum [USA] Sam Posey Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 313
5 S 5.0 12 Écurie Francorchamps [BEL] [BEL] Hughes van Fierlandt [GBR] Alistair Walker Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 305
6 GT 2.0 40 Établissement Sonauto [FRA] [FRA] Claude Ballot-Léna [FRA] Guy Chasseuil Porsche 914/6 GT Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 285
7 GT 2.5 47 Écurie Luxembourg [LUX] [DEU] Erwin Kremer [LUX] Nicolas Koob Porsche 911S Porsche 2.3L Flat-6 282
8 NC GT +5.0 2 Greder Racing [FRA] [FRA] Henri Greder [FRA] Jean-Pierre Rouget Chevrolet Corvette C3 Chevrolet 7.0L V8 286
9 NC P 3.0 29 Solar Productions [USA] [DEU] Herbert Linge [GBR] Jonathan Williams Porsche 908/2 (Cámara) Porsche 3.0L Flat-8 282
10 NC P 3.0 57 North American Racing Team [USA] [USA] Tony Adamowicz [USA] Chuck Parsons Ferrari 312 P Coupé Ferrari 3.0L V12 281
11 NC GT 2.5 62 René Mazzia [FRA] [FRA] René Mazzia [FRA] Pierre Mauroy Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 275
12 NC GT 2.0 42 Wicky Racing Team [CHE] [FRA] Sylvain Garant [FRA] Guy Verrier Porsche 911T Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 271
13 NC GT 2.5 67 Jacques Dechaumel [FRA] [FRA] Jean-Pierre Parot [FRA] Jacques Dechaumel Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 271
14 NC GT 2.5 45 Claude Laurent [FRA] [FRA] Claude Laurent [FRA] Jacques Marché Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 262
15 NC GT 2.0 64 Claude Haldi / Hart Ski Racing [CHE] [FRA] Jean Sage [CHE] Pierre Greub Porsche 911S Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 254
16 NC GT 2.0 66 Raymond Touroul [FRA] [FRA] Jean-Claude Lagniez [FRA] Claude Swietlik Porsche 911S Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 231
17 ABD P 3.0 34 Donald Healey Motor Company [GBR] [GBR] Roger Enever [GBR] Andrew Hedges Healey SR XR37 Repco 740 3.0L V8 264
18 ABD S 5.0 25 Porsche KG Salzburg [AUT] [GBR] Vic Elford [DEU] Kurt Ahrens Jr. Porsche 917L Porsche 4.9L Flat-12 225
19 ABD P 3.0 36 Autodelta SpA [ITA] [GBR] Piers Courage [ITA] Andrea de Adamich Alfa Romeo T33/3 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 222
20 ABD P 3.0 35 Autodelta SpA [ITA] [ITA] Nanni Galli [DEU] Rolf Stommelen Alfa Romeo T33/3 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 213
21 ABD P 2.0 49 Paul Watson Racing Organisation / Chevron Racing Team [GBR] [GBR] Ian Skailes [GBR] John Hine Chevron B16 Ford Cosworth FVC 1.8L I4 213
22 ABD P 2.0 44 Paul Watson Racing Organisation / Chevron Racing Team [GBR] [GBR] Clive Baker [GBR] Digby Martland Chevron B16 BMW 2.0L I4 187
23 ABD P 2.5 61 Wicky Racing Team [CHE] [CHE] André Wicky [FRA] Jean-Pierre Hanrioud Porsche 907 Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 161
24 ABD S 5.0 20 John Wyer Automotive Engineering [GBR] [CHE] Jo Siffert [GBR] Brian Redman Porsche 917K Porsche 4.9L Flat-12 156
25 ABD S 5.0 5 SpA Ferrari SEFAC [ITA] [BEL] Jacky Ickx [CHE] Peter Schetty Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 142
26 ABD GT 2.5 63 Rey Racing [CHE] [CHE] Jacques Rey [CHE] Bernard Cheneviére Porsche 911S Porsche 2.3L Flat-6 132
27 ABD S 5.0 9 Escuderia Montjuich [ESP] [ESP] José Juncadella [ESP] Juan Fernandez Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 130
28 ABD P 2.0 60 Guy Verrier [FRA] [FRA] Daniel Rouveyran [CHE]Willi Meier Porsche 910 Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 128
29 ABD GT 2.5 65 Claude Haldi / Hart Ski Racing [CHE] [CHE] Claude Haldi [CHE] Artur Blanck Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 124
30 ABD P 2.0 46 Christian Poirot [FRA] [FRA] Christian Poirot [DEU] Ernst Kraus Porsche 910 Porsche 2.0L Flat-6 120
31 ABD S 5.0 18 David Piper Autorace / AAW Racing Team [GBR] / [FIN] [GBR] David Piper [NLD] Gijs van Lennep Porsche 917K Porsche 4.5L Flat-12 112
32 ABD S 5.0 16 Scuderia Filipinetti / Scuderia Picchio Rosso [CHE] / [ITA] [ITA] Giampiero Moretti [ITA] Corrado Manfredini Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 111
33 ABD S 5.0 4 Racing Team VDS [BEL] [BEL] Teddy Pilette [BEL] Gustave Gosselin Lola T70 Mk. IIIB Chevrolet 4.9L V8 109
34 ABD GT 2.5 43 Jean-Pierre Gaban [BEL] [BEL] Jean-Pierre Gaban [BEL] Willy Braillard Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 109
35 ABD P 3.0 31 Equipe Matra Simca [FRA] [FRA] Jean-Pierre Beltoise [FRA] Henri Pescarolo Matra Simca MS660 Matra 3.0L V12 79
36 ABD P 3.0 32 Equipe Matra Simca [FRA] [AUS] Jack Brabham [FRA] François Cevert Matra Simca MS650 Matra 3.0L V12 76
37 ABD P 3.0 30 Equipe Matra Simca [FRA] [FRA] Patrick Depailler [FRA] Jean-Pierre Jabouille [AUS] Tim Schenken Matra Simca MS650 Matra 3.0L V12 70
38 ABD GT 2.5 59 Jean Egreteaud [FRA] [FRA] Jean Egreteaud [FRA] Jean Mésange Porsche 911S Porsche 2.2L Flat-6 70
39 ABD P 2.0 50 Écurie Intersports S.A [FRA]. [FRA] Guy Ligier [FRA] Jean-Claude Andruet Ligier JS1 Ford Cosworth FVC 1.8L I4 65
40 ABD S 5.0 10 Gelo Racing Team – NART [DEU] / [USA] [DEU] Helmut Kelleners [DEU] Georg Loos Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 54
41 ABD S 2.0 22 John Wyer Automotive Engineering [GBR] [GBR] David Hobbs [GBR] Mike Hailwood Porsche 917K Porsche 4.5L Flat-12 49
42 ABD P 3.0 38 Autodelta SpA [ITA] [ITA] Teodoro Zeccoli [ITA] Carlo Facetti Alfa Romeo T33/3 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 43
43 ABD S 5.0 7 SpA Ferrari SEFAC [ITA] [GBR] Derek Bell [DEU] Ronnie Peterson Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 39
44 ABD S 5.0 8 SpA Ferrari SEFAC [ITA] [ITA] Arturo Merzario [CHE] Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 38
45 ABD GT +5.0 1 Écurie Léopard [FRA] [FRA] Joseph Bourdon [FRA] Jean-Claude Aubriet Chevrolet Corvette C3 Chevrolet 7.0L V8 37
46 ABD S 5.0 15 Scuderia Filipinetti [CHE] [GBR] Mike Parkes [CHE] Herbert Müller Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V12 37
47 ABD S 5.0 14 Scuderia Filipinetti [CHE] [SWE] Joakim Bonnier [SWE] Reine Wisell Ferrari 512 Ferrari 5.0L V12 36
48 ABD S 5.0 21 John Wyer Automotive Engineering [GBR] [MEX] Pedro Rodríguez [FIN] Leo Kinnunen Porsche 917K Porsche 4.9L Flat-12 22
49 ABD P 2.0 48 Levi’s International Racing [BEL] [BEL] Julian Vernaeve [BEL] Yves Deprez Chevron B16 Mazda 10A 1.0L Rotor 19
50 ABD S 5.0 6 SpA Ferrari SEFAC [ITA] [ITA] Nino Vaccarella [ITA] Ignazio Giunti Ferrari 512 S Ferrari 5.0L V8 7
51 ABD P 3.0 37 Autodelta SpA [ITA] [NLD] Toine Hezemans [USA] Masten Gregory Alfa Romeo T33/3 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 5
ABD.=Abandona – ELI=Eliminado – DSQ.=Descalificado – NC.=No clasificado