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1974 World Sportscar Championship

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Start date  1974
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The 1974 World Sportscar Championship season was the 22nd season of FIA World Sportscar Championship motor racing. It featured the 1974 World Championship for Makes and FIA Cup for GT Cars which were contested concurrently over a ten race series from 25 April to 9 November 1974. The World Championship for Makes, which was open to Group 5 Sports Cars and Group 4 GT Cars, was won by Matra and the FIA Cup for GT Cars by Porsche.



The 1974 World Championship for Makes and FIA Cup for GT Cars were contested concurrently over a ten race series.

World Championship for Makes

Points were awarded to the top 10 finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Makes were only awarded the applicable points for their highest finishing car, with no points awarded for positions gained by additional cars. No points were awarded for places gained by Touring Cars or by any other cars from groups which were ineligible for the championship.

Only the best seven scores for each make counted towards the championship, with any other points earned not included in the totals.

FIA Cup for GT Cars

In addition to being eligible for the overall championship, GT Cars also competed for their own award.

The cars

The following models contributed to the nett point scores of their respective makes.

World Championship for Makes

  • Matra-Simca MS670
  • Gulf GR7 Ford
  • Porsche Carrera, Porsche Carrera RSR & Porsche 908/3
  • Alfa Romeo 33TT12
  • Chevron B23 Ford & Chevron B26 Ford
  • Ligier JS2 Maserati
  • Lola T282 Ford, Lola T294 Ford & Lola T292 Ford
  • Ferrari 365 GTB/4
  • March 74S Ford
  • Alpine A441 Renault
  • AMS Ford
  • Ecosse Ford
  • FIA Cup for GT Cars

  • Porsche Carrera RSR
  • Ferrari 365 GTB/4
  • de Tomaso Pantera
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • BMW 3.0 CSL
  • References

    1974 World Sportscar Championship Wikipedia

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