Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 15.6.1997
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.605 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race

(Grid Positions)

GridNo.DriversCarEntrantQ TimeKm/h
1st7Michele Alboreto / Stefan Johansson / Tom KristensenTWR-Joest Porsche WSC95Joest Racing GMBH3:41.581220.958
2nd25Bob Wollek / Hans-Joachim Stuck / Thierry BoutsenPorsche 911 GT1Porsche AG3:43.363219.195
3rd3Didier Theys / Gianpiero Moretti / Max PapisFerrari 333 SPMoretti Racing Inc.3:46.431216.225
4th22Eric van de Poele / Aguri Suzuki / Riccardo PatreseNissan R390Nissan Motorports3:45.324217.287
5th13Didier Cottaz / Jérôme Policand / Marc GoossensCourage C41 PorscheCourage Compétition3:47.662215.056
6th42Steve Soper / J.J. Lehto / Nelson PiquetMcLaren F1 GTR BMWBMW Motorsport3:45.402217.212
7th10Fredrik Ekblom / Jean-Louis Ricci / Jean-Paul LibertCourage C36 PorscheCourage Compétition3:48.011214.726
8th26Emmanuel Collard / Yannick Dalmas / Ralf KellenersPorsche 911 GT1Porsche AG3:45.490217.127
9th8Emmanuel Clérico / Henri Pescarolo / Jean-Philippe BellocCourage C36 PorscheLa Filiére Elf3:48.651214.125
10th27Pierluigi Martini / Christian Pescatori / Antônio HermannPorsche 911 GT1BMS Scuderia Italia3:45.913216.721
11th4Michel Ferté / Adrian Campos / Charles NearburgFerrari 333 SPPilot Racing3:51.092211.864
12th21Martin Brundle / Jörg Müller / Wayne TaylorNissan R390Nissan Motorports3:46.228216.419
13th9Mario Andretti / Michael Andretti / Olivier GrouillardCourage C36 PorscheCourage Compétition3:51.378211.602
14th30Christophe Bouchut / Bertrand Gachot / Andy EvansPorsche 911 GT1Kremer Racing3:46.389216.265
15th5Tomas Saldaña / Carl Rosenblad / Jürgen LässigKremer K8 PorscheKremer Racing3:55.981207.474
16th44Keiichi Tsuchiya / Gary Ayles / Akihiko NakayaMcLaren F1 GTR BMWTeam Lark McLaren3:47.108215.580
17th15Franck Fréon / Youjirou Terada / Jim DowningKudzu-Mazda DLM MS 97Team T.D.R.3:56.122207.350
18th32Allan McNish / Stéphane Ortelli / Karl WendlingerPorsche 911 GT1Roock Racing Motorsport3:47.314215.385
19th14Harri Toivonen / Jésus Pareja / Eliseo SalazarBRM P301 NissanPacific Racing3:56.734206.814
20th33Pedro Lamy / Armin Hahne / Patrice GoueslardPorsche 911 GT1Schübel Engineering3:47.428215.277
21st23Kazuyoshi Hoshino / Erik Comas / Masahiko KageyamaNissan R390Nissan Motorports3:47.745214.977
22nd43Peter Kox / Roberto Ravaglia / Eric HélaryMcLaren F1 GTR BMWBMW Motorsport3:48.057214.683
23rd52Franck Lagorce / Eric Bernard / Jean-Christophe BoullionPanoz GTR-1 FordSociété DAMS3:48.123214.621
24th29Alain Ferté / Olivier Thévenin / Jürgen von GartzenPorsche 911 GT1Société J.B. Jabouille Bouresche3:48.341214.416
25th41Pierre-Henri Raphanel / Jean-Marc Gounon / Anders OlofssonMcLaren F1 GTR BMWGulf Team Davidoff McLaren3:48.369214.390
26th49Jan Lammers / Mike Hezemans / Alexander GrauLotus Elise GT1GT1 Lotus Racing3:48.395214.365
27th39Ray Bellm / Andrew Gilbert-Scott / Masanori SekiyaMcLaren F1 GTR BMWGulf Team Davidoff McLaren3:48.665214.112
28th28Mauro Baldi / Robert Nearn / Franz KonradPorsche 911 GT1Franz Konrad Motorsport3:49.465213.366
29th46Julian Bailey / Mark Skaife / Thomas ErdosLister Storm GTLNewcastle United Lister Storm3:49.563213.275
30th55Perry McCarthy / David Brabham / Doc BundyPanoz GTR-1 FordDavid Price Racing3:49.699213.149
31st45Geoff Lees / Tiff Needell / George FouchéLister Storm GTLNewcastle United Lister Storm3:50.398212.502
32nd54Andy Wallace / James Weaver / Butch LeitzingerPanoz GTR-1 FordDavid Price Racing3:50.852212.084
33rd62Tommy Archer / Marc Duez / Soheil AyariChrysler Viper GTS-RSociété Viper Team Oréca4:04.589200.173
34th61Philippe Gache / Olivier Beretta / Dominique DupuyChrysler Viper GTS-RSociété Viper Team Oréca4:04.654200.119
35th67Steve Saleen / Price Cobb / Carlos PalauFord Saleen MustangSaleen/Allen Speedlab4:06.922198.281
36th77Jean-Pierre Jarier / Jean-Luc Chéreau / Jack LecontePorsche 911 GT2Société Chéreau4:07.137198.109
37th74Bruno Eichmann / Andy Pilgrim / André AhrléPorsche 911 GT2Roock Racing4:07.153198.096
38th63Justin Bell / John Morton / Pierre YverChrysler Viper GTS-RSociété Viper Team Oréca4:08.081197.355
39th66Robert Schirle / David Warnock / Allen LloydFord Saleen MustangSaleen/Allen Speedlab4:09.801195.996
40th60Almo Coppelli / Rocky Agusta / Eric GrahamCallaway Corvette LM GT2Agusta Racing Team4:10.048195.802
41st84Lilian Bryner / Enzo Calderari / Angelo ZadraPorsche 911 GT2Stadler Motorsport4:10.094195.766
42nd73Manuel Mello-Breyner / Pedro Mello-Breyner / Thomaz Mello-BreynerPorsche 911 GT2Roock Racing4:10.479195.465
43rd75Patrick Bourdais / André Lara-Resende / Peter KitchakPorsche 911 GT2Société Larbre Compétition4:10.903195.135
44th78Michel Neugarten / Jean-Claude Lagniez / Guy MartinollePorsche 911 GT2Elf Haberthur Racing4:11.134194.956
45th80Claudia Hürtgen / Hugh Price / John RobinsonPorsche 911 GT2GT Racing Team AG4:11.630194.571
46th70Cor Euser / Harald Becker / Takashi SuzukiMarcos LM600Team Marcos4:11.904194.360
47th79Michel Ligonnet / Larry Schumacher / Toni SeilerPorsche 911 GT2Konrad Motorsport4:11.911194.354
48th64Jari Nurminen / Hans Hugenholtz / Chris GleasonChrysler Viper GTS-RChamberlain Engineering4:12.696193.751

Other present cars:

No.DriversCarEntrant
40John Nielsen / Thomas Bscher / Chris GoodwinMcLaren F1 GTR BMWGulf Team Davidoff McLaren
50Jean-Denis Delétraz / Fabien GiroixLotus Elise GT1GT1 Lotus Racing
6Giovanni Lavaggi / Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére / Bernard ChauvinKremer K8 PorscheKremer Racing
71Dominic Chapell / Henri-Louis Maunoir / François MigaultMarcos LM600Team Marcos

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrant
2Sébastien Enjolras / Marc RostanWR LM97 PeugeotRachel Welter
12Edouard Sezionale / François Jakubowski / David DussauDebora LMP297 FordDidier Bonnet
16Tim Richardson / Bernard de Dryver / Robin DonovanMatrix MXP-1 NissanMatrix Motor Co Ltd.
17Pierre BruneauWR LM97 PeugeotAlain Lebrun
24Ferrari F40 GTEEnnea
31Porsche 911 GT1Larbre Compétition
34Olivier GrouillardSard MC8-RTeam Menicon Sard
35Olivier GrouillardSard MC8-RTeam Menicon Sard
36Patrick Gonin / Stéphane Daoudi / Benjamin RoyHelem-Renault V6RJ Racing
37Patrick Gonin / Marc Sourd / Benjamin RoyHelem-Renault V6RJ Racing
38Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére / Pascal Fabre / Marcel TarrèsMcLaren F1 GTR BMWBBA Compétition
47Andrea Boldrini / Martin StrettonLotus Elise GT1GBF (UK) Ltd.
48Mimmo Schiattarella / Luca BadoerLotus Elise GT1GBF (UK) Ltd.
51Ratanakul Prutirat / Maurizio Sandro Sala / Kasikam SuphotLotus Elise GT1GT1 Team Lotus F. Muller
53Jean-Christophe Boullion / Wolfgang Kaufmann / David VelayPanoz GTR-1 FordDAMS
65Jay Cochran / Chris GleasonChrysler Viper GTS-RChamberlain Engineering
68James KayeFord Saleen MustangSaleen/Allen Speedlab
69Eric van de VyverGillet Vertigo V de VEric Van de Vyver
72Chris Marsh / François Migault / Andy PurvisMarcos LM600Team Marcos
76Bernhard Müller / Michael TrunkPorsche 911 GT2Bruno Krauss
81Luca Drudi / Luigino PagottoPorsche 911 GT2GT Racing Team AG
82Hugh Price / Stéphane Ortelli / John RobinsonPorsche 911 GT2Parr Motorsport
83Ben Collins / Gérard MacQuillanPorsche 911 GT2Gerard MacQuillan
85Steve O'Rourke / Tim Sugden / Win PercyPorsche 911 GT2Steve O'Rourke
Spice WSC D97 FordJon Dellor
Lister Storm GTLNewcastle United Lister
Ferrari 333 SPMoretti Racing Inc.
TVR 12/7
Spectre R42 FordPeter Allnutt
Spice WSC D97 Ford
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