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Programme Cover - Le Mans 24 Hours 1979
Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 10.6.1979
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.626 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: unknown

Le Mans 24 Hours

Start time: 9/6 15:00; Grid: 2-2-2, PP right; Weather: intermittent rain

Entered: 87

Practiced: 59

Started: 55

Classified: 22

Group 6 - Sports +2000 (S+2.0) : P:13, ST:12, CL:3
Group 6 - Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:16, ST:14, CL:4
Group 5 - +2000 (Gr.5+2.0) : P:9, ST:9, CL:6
Group 5 - 2000 (Gr.5 2.0)
Group 4 - Grand Touring +3000 (GT+3.0) : P:5, ST:4, CL:3
Group 4 - Grand Touring 3000 (GT3.0)
IMSA GTX - +2500 (IMSA+2.5) : P:11, ST:11, CL:5
IMSA GTX - 2500 (IMSA2.5) : P:1
Le Mans GTP - +3000 (GTP+3.0) : P:4, ST:4, CL:1
Le Mans GTP - 3000 (GTP3.0) : P:1, ST:1
Entry List
Entry List - Le Mans 24 Hours 1979
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 02/10/2004 Last photo update on this page: 24/11/2015
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11 - Lola T286 Ford #HU7 - Chevalley Racing SwitzerlandLola T286 #HU7 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Chevalley Racing SwitzerlandOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Xavier Lapeyre (F)/André Chevalley (CH)/Patrick Perrier (F)
listed, never drove:
Ernst Berg (NL), Marco Capoferri (I), Renzo Zorzi (I)
Result: did not finish (Lights)
Grid: 12th (3:47.570)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones
33 - SG Lola T380 Ford #LM-3 (Thompson) - J. C. Racing Ltd.De Cadenet Lola LM #LM-3 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
J. C. Racing Ltd.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Cooper (GB)/Pete Lovett (GB)/John Morrison (GB)Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 13th (3:47.820)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Sonny Jones
44 - Rondeau M379 Ford #003 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 #003 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)/Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F)
listed, never drove:
Jean Rondeau (F), Bernard Darniche (F), Jean Ragnotti (F)
Result: 10th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (3:45.500)
Colours: white/blue (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux, Jean-Bernard Héros and Sonny Jones
55 - Rondeau M379 Ford #002 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 #002 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Ragnotti (F)/Bernard Darniche (F)
listed, never drove:
Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F), Jacques Laffite (F), Henri Pescarolo (F)
Result: 5th 1st in S+2.0 (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (3:43.280)
Colours: white/red (+green/yellow/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Jean-Bernard Héros
66 - Dome Zero RL Ford - Dome Co. Ltd.Dome Zero RL # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Dome Co. Ltd. (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Craft (GB)/Gordon Spice (GB)
listed, never drove:
Bob Evans (GB), Tony Trimmer (GB)
Result: did not finish (Fuel feed)
Grid: 15th (3:49.260)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Olivier Jarrossay
77 - Dome Zero RL Ford - Dome Co. Ltd.Dome Zero RL # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Dome Co. Ltd. (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Trimmer (GB)/Bob Evans (GB)
listed, never drove:
Gordon Spice (GB), Keke Rosberg (SF), Chris Craft (GB), Donald McMillan (GB), Rolf Stommelen (D)
Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 18th (3:51.240)
Colours: white/red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
88 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #LM-4 (Thompson) - Alain de CadenetDe Cadenet Lola LM #LM-4 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Alain de Cadenet (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Migault (F)/Alain De Cadenet (GB)
listed, never drove:
Murray Smith (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 10th (3:45.610)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
1010 - Ford M10 #802 - Grand Touring Cars Ltd./Ford Concessionnaires FranceMirage M10 #802 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Grand Touring Cars Ltd./Ford Concessionnaires France (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)/Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)/David Hobbs (GB)
listed, never drove:
Derek Bell (GB)
Result: did not finish (DQ: Insufficient distance covered)
Grid: 5th (3:41.630)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones, Michel Guilloux and Gérard Rouxel
1111 - Ford M10 #801 - Grand Touring Cars Ltd./Ford Concessionnaires FranceMirage M10 #801 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Grand Touring Cars Ltd./Ford Concessionnaires France (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Bell (GB)/David Hobbs (GB)/Vern Schuppan (AUS)Result: did not finish (Clutch, gearbox, engine)
Grid: 8th (3:44.830)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones, Michel Guilloux and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
1212 - Porsche 936/78 #003 - Essex-PorschePorsche 936/78 #003 - Porsche 935/73 F6 2140 cc TurboS+2.0
Essex-Porsche (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)/Brian Redman (GB)
listed, never drove:
Jürgen Barth (D), Bob Wollek (F), Didier Pironi (F)
Result: did not finish (DQ: outside assistance)
Grid: 2nd (3:31.370)
Colours: white/red/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Michel Guilloux
1414 - Porsche 936/78 #001 - Essex-PorschePorsche 936/78 #001 - Porsche 935/73 F6 2140 cc TurboS+2.0
Essex-Porsche (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Hurley Haywood (USA)
DNS:
Jürgen Barth (D); listed, never drove: Brian Redman (GB), Peter Gregg (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (3:30.070)
Colours: white/blue/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gérard Rouxel, Olivier Jarrossay and Sonny Jones
1515 - De Cadenet Lola T380 Ford #HU1=>LM-2 (Lola) - Fisons Agricole-Simon PhillipsDe Cadenet Lola T380 #HU1=>LM-2 (Lola) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Fisons Agricole-Simon Phillips (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ray Mallock (GB)/Martin Raymond (GB)
DNS:
Simon Phillips (GB)
Result: 20th (65 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (3:48.440)
Colours: red/blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans, Jacques Vigné and Michel Guilloux
1616 - March-BMW M1 #002 (March) - March RacingBMW March M1 #002 (March) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AS+2.0
March Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dieter Quester (A)Guy Edwards (GB)/Ian Grob (GB)Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 56th (3:59.390) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
1818 - Cheetah G601 BMW #1 - Daniel Brillat - Ecurie Cedac SuisseCheetah G601 #1 - BMW M12 L4 1999 cc N/AS2.0
Daniel Brillat - Ecurie Cedac SuisseOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Daniel Brillat (F)/Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann (CH)
listed, never drove:
Jean-Daniel Grandjean (CH)
Result: did not finish (Camshaft)
Grid: 40th (4:07.170) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Olivier Jarrossay
2020 - Lola T298 BMW - Lambretta S.A.F.D.Lola T298 # - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Lambretta S.A.F.D. (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michel Elkoubi (F)/Pierre Yver (F)/Max Cohen-Olivar (MA)
listed, never drove:
Renaud Laverre (F), Patrick Perrier (F)
Result: 21st (67 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 34th (4:05.740) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue (+white/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans, Sonny Jones and Gérard Rouxel
2121 - Lola T296 ROC - Lambretta S.A.F.D.Lola T296 # - ROC Simca L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Lambretta S.A.F.D. (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Calmels (F)/Renaud Laverre (F)/Patrice Lenormand (F)
listed, never drove:
Louis Descartes (F), Pierre Yver (F), Patrick Perrier (F)
Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 58th (4:25.990)
Colours: blue (+white/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
2323 - Lola T296 Ford #HU67 - PronuptiaLola T294/6 #HU67 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1974 cc N/AS2.0
PronuptiaOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruno Sotty (F)/Gérard Cuynet (F)/Marc Frischknecht (CH)
listed, never drove:
Daniel Laurent (F)
Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 31st (4:02.920) - 32nd fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
2424 - Lola T297 Ford #T290-HU22 - Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T297 #T290-HU22 - Ford Cosworth BDG L4 1950 cc N/AS2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Richard Jenvey (GB)/Nick Mason (GB)/Brian Joscelyne (GB)/Tony Birchenhough (GB)
listed, never drove:
Ian Harrower (GB)
Result: 18th (53 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 49th (4:12.470) - 50th fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Sonny Jones
2626 - Chevron B36 ROC - Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36 # - ROC Chrysler-Simca L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Racing Organisation Course (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pierre-François Rousselot (F)Michel Dubois (F)/Marc Menant (F)
listed, never drove:
Marc Sourd (F), Bernard Verdier (F)
Result: did not finish (DQ: Insufficient distance covered)
Grid: 41st (4:07.590) - 42nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white/green (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones
2727 - Chevron B36 ROC - Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36 - ROC Chrysler-Simca L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Racing Organisation Course (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Florian Vetsch (CH)/Marc Sourd (F)/Roger Carmillet (F)
listed, never drove:
Jacques Henry (F), Albert Dufréne (F), Michel Dubois (F), Laurent Ferrier (F), Bruno Chambas (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 29th (4:01.320) - 30th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow/green/white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 02/10/2004Photo by courtesy of: Peter Lowes
2828 - Chevron B36 ROC - Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36 - ROC Chrysler-Simca L4 1996 cc N/AS2.0
Racing Organisation Course (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Albert Dufréne (F)/Bernard Verdier (F)/Noël del Bello (F)
listed, never drove:
Marc Sourd (F), Laurent Ferrier (F), Bruno Chambas (F), Jacques Henry (F), Florian Vetsch (CH)
Result: 22nd (76 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 47th (4:12.170) - 48th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red/dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
2929 - Chevron B36 Ford - Mogil Motors Ltd.Chevron B36 # - Ford Cosworth BDG/Hart L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Mogil Motors Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Charnell (GB)/Richard Jones (GB)/Robin Smith (GB)
listed, never drove:
Laurence Jacobsen (GB)
Result: 17th 1st in S2.0 (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (4:05.800) - 36th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans, Sonny Jones and Gérard Rouxel
3131 - Lola T297 BMW #HU91 - Kores Racing - France ChauffageLola T297 #HU91 - BMW M12 L4 1987 cc N/AS2.0
Kores Racing - France Chauffage (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dominique Lacaud (F)/Michel Lateste (F)
DNS:
Christian Heinkélé (F); listed, never drove: Schmidt
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 42nd (4:08.080) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones
3232 - TOJ SC206 BMW #7706 - Hubert StriebigTOJ SC206 #7706 - BMW M12 L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Hubert Striebig (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Cudini (F)/Hubert Striebig (F)/Hughes Kirschoffer (F)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid: 37th (4:06.620) - 38th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gérard Rouxel
3333 - Chevron B36 ROC - Chevalley Racing Switzerland - Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36 - ROC Chrysler-Simca L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Chevalley Racing Switzerland - Racing Organisation Course (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Dechelette (F)/Charles Dechelette (F)/Marcel Tarrès (F)
listed, never drove:
Peter Morrissey (GB)
Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 43rd (4:08.260) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow/green/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/10/2004Photo by courtesy of: Peter Lowes
3535 - De Tomaso Pantera #001 (Sala) - Carlo PietromarchiDe Tomaso Pantera #001 (Sala) - Ford V8 OHV 5769 cc N/AGr.5+2.0
Carlo Pietromarchi (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gianfranco Brancatelli (I)/Maurizio Micangeli (I)/Carlo Pietromarchi (I)Result: did not finish (DQ: Insufficient distance covered)
Grid: 44th (4:10.770) - 45th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange/brown/dark brown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans, Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
3636 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Gelo Sportswear InternationalPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Gelo Sportswear International (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Manfred Schurti (FL)/Hans Heyer (D)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 4th (3:36.650)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
3737 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Gelo Sportswear InternationalPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0011 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Gelo Sportswear International (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)/Harald Grohs (D)
listed, never drove:
Bob Wollek (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 11th (3:46.250)
Colours: red (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
3939 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0912 - A.S.A. CachiaPorsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
A.S.A. Cachia (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Guérin (F)/Fréderic Alliot (F)/"Chanaud" (F)
DNS:
Jean-Louis Schlesser (F); listed, never drove: Simon Delatour, Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)
Result: 15th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (3:57.470)
Colours: black/red/yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans, Sonny Jones and Gérard Rouxel
4040 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0013 - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0013 - Porsche 930/72; no:698 0025 F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: François Servanin (F)/François Trisconi (CH)/Laurent Ferrier (F)
listed, never drove:
Klaus Ludwig (D), Axel Plankenhorn (D), Philippe Gurdjian (F), "John Winter" (D)
Result: 3rd (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (3:55.080)
Colours: green (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Bernard Héros and Michel Guilloux
4141 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 00015 (Kremer) - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K3 #009 00015 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/79 F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bill Whittington (USA)Klaus Ludwig (D)/Don Whittington (USA)
listed, never drove:
Axel Plankenhorn (D)
Result: winner - (173.913 kph) - margin: 7 laps
Grid: 3rd (3:34.640)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 24/11/2015Photo by courtesy of: Gérard Rouxel, Jean-Bernard Héros and Michel Guilloux
4242 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Sekurit Racing TeamPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0012 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Sekurit Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dieter Schornstein (D)/Edgar Dören (D)/Götz von Tschirnhaus (D)
listed, never drove:
Gerhard Holup (D)
Result: 7th (23 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (3:51.010)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
4343 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0904 - Claude HaldiPorsche 935 #930 770 0904 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Claude Haldi (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Claude Haldi (CH)/Rodrigo Téran (PA)/Herbert Loewe (CH)Result: 11th (36 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (3:59.870) - 27th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
4545 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Axel Plankenhorn (D)/Philippe Gurdjian (F)/"John Winter" (D)
listed, never drove:
Klaus Ludwig (D), François Servanin (F), Laurent Ferrier (F)
Result: 13th (38 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (3:43.980)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Jacques Vigné
5050 - Aston Martin AM V8 Turbo #RHAM/001 (Link) - Robin HamiltonAston Martin AM V8 #RHAM/001 (Link) - Aston Martin V8 5340 cc TurboGTP+3.0
Robin Hamilton (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robin Hamilton (GB)/Mike Salmon (GB)/David Preece (GB)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 55th (4:24.480) - 57th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
5151 - WM P79 Peugeot - W.M. AeremWM P79 - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
W.M. Aerem (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Denis Morin (F)/Roger Dorchy (F)
listed, never drove:
Alain Prost (F), Serge Saulnier (F)
Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 33rd (4:04.170) - 34th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 03/11/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Bernard Héros
5252 - WM P79 Peugeot - W.M. AeremWM P79 - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
W.M. Aerem (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Max Mamers (F)/Jean-Daniel Raulet (F)
DNS:
Serge Saulnier (F)
Result: 14th 1st in GTP+3.0 (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (4:00.010) - 28th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red/blue/green)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux, Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Sonny Jones
5353 - WM P79 Peugeot - W.M. AeremWM P79 - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
W.M. Aerem (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michel Pignard (F)/Jacques Coulon (F)/Serge Saulnier (F)
DNS:
Jean-Daniel Raulet (F)
Result: did not finish (Left front suspension)
Grid: 22nd (3:56.080)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
5555 - Rondeau M379 Ford #M378-001 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 #M378-001 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AGTP3.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Rondeau (F)/Jacky Haran (F)
listed, never drove:
Henri Pescarolo (F), Giacomo Agostini (I), Bernard Darniche (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 19th (3:54.280)
Colours: light blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
6161 - Ferrari 512 BB #27577 - "Beurlys"Ferrari 512 BB/LM #27577 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
"Beurlys"Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nick Faure (GB)/Bernard de Dryver (B)/Steve O'Rourke (GB)/"Jean Beurlys" (B)Result: 12th (37 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th (4:11.980) - 46th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Bernard Héros, Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
6262 - Ferrari 512 BB #26681 - C. H. Pozzi/J.M.S. RacingFerrari 512 BB/LM #26681 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
C. H. Pozzi/J.M.S. RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Claude Andruet (F)/Spartaco Dini (I)
listed, never drove:
Michel Leclère (F), Claude Ballot-Léna (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 30th (4:02.420) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: light blue/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Jacques Vigné
6363 - Ferrari 512 BB #26685 - C. H. Pozzi/J.M.S. RacingFerrari 512 BB/LM #26685 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
C. H. Pozzi/J.M.S. RacingClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Claude Ballot-Léna (F)/Michel Leclère (F)/Peter Gregg (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jean-Claude Andruet (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 28th (4:00.780) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: light blue/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Sonny Jones
6464 - Ferrari 512 BB #26683 - N.A.R.T.Ferrari 512 BB/LM #26683 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
N.A.R.T. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Delaunay (F)/Cyril Grandet (F)/Preston Henn (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 36th (4:06.300) - 37th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+white/blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
6868 - Porsche 935/79 #930 990 0031 - Interscope RacingPorsche 935/79 #930 990 0031 - Porsche 930/80/; no:699 0031 F6 2994 cc Single-TurboIMSA+2.5
Interscope Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Milt Minter (USA)/John Morton (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 25th (3:58.490)
Colours: black (+red/orange/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
7070 - Porsche 935 #009 00030 - Dick BarbourPorsche 935 #009 00030 - Porsche 930/80 F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Dick Barbour (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rolf Stommelen (D)/Dick Barbour (USA)/Paul Newman (USA)
listed, never drove:
Skeeter McKitterick (USA), Brian Redman (GB)
Result: 2nd 1st in IMSA+2.5 (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (3:49.840)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux, Jean-Bernard Héros and Sonny Jones
7171 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0024 - Dick BarbourPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0024 - Porsche 930/78; no:698 0035 F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Dick Barbour (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Rob McFarlin (USA)/Bob Akin (USA)/Roy Woods (USA)Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 32nd (4:03.390) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux and Olivier Jarrossay
7272 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0910 - Dick BarbourPorsche 935 #930 770 0910 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Dick Barbour (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Garretson (USA)/Skeeter McKitterick (USA)/Ed Abate (USA)
DNS:
Paul Newman (USA); listed, never drove: Bob Bondurant (USA), Gary Belcher (USA)
Result: 8th (28 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 54th (4:18.190) - 55th fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones, Michel Guilloux and Jacques Vigné
7373 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0959 - Dick Barbour - Wynn's InternationalPorsche 935 #930 770 0959 - Porsche 930/73; no:677 2809 F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Dick Barbour - Wynn's International (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Robert Kirby (USA)/John Hotchkis (USA)/Bob Harmon (USA)Result: 9th (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 39th (4:07.050) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
7474 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0905 - Jean-Pierre JarierPorsche 935 #930 770 0905 - Porsche F6 2857 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Randolph Townsend (USA)/Raymond Touroul (F)/Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 21st (3:55.730)
Colours: dark green/orange/yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones, Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Michel Guilloux
7676 - BMW M1 - Herv√© PoulainBMW M1 # - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
Hervé PoulainClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Marcel Mignot (F)/Hervé Poulain (F)/Manfred Winkelhock (D)Result: 6th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (3:57.380)
Colours: red/green/blue/yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/02/2015Photo by courtesy of: Sonny Jones, Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Jacques Vigné
7777 - Mazda RX-7 252i - Mazda Auto Tokyo Co. Ltd.Mazda RX-7 252i - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryIMSA2.5
Mazda Auto Tokyo Co. Ltd. (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tetsu Ikuzawa (J)/Youjirou Terada (J)/Claude Buchet (F)
listed, never drove:
"Nicole" (F)
Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 57th (4:18.880) - 56th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 05/05/2009Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Olivier Jarrossay
8282 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0178 - Lubrifilm Racing TeamPorsche 934 #930 670 0178 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Lubrifilm Racing Team (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Herbert Müller (CH)/Angelo Pallavicini (CH)/Marco Vanoli (CH)Result: 4th 1st in GT+3.0 (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th (4:06.650) - 39th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+black/brown/orange/red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
8484 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0151 - Anny-Charlotte VerneyPorsche 934 #930 670 0151 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Anny-Charlotte VerneyClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Anny-Charlotte Verney (F)/Patrick Bardinon (F)/René Metge (F)
listed, never drove:
Klaus Utz (D), Armin Jahn (D)
Result: 19th (64 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 48th (4:12.290) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver (+black/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
8686 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0157 - Kores RacingPorsche 934 #930 670 0157 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Kores RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Georges Bourdillat (F)/Roland Ennequin (F)/Alain-Michel Bernard (F)Result: 16th (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 51st (4:15.170) - 52nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/09/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
8787 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0177 - Christian BussiPorsche 934 #930 670 0177 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Christian Bussi (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Christian Bussi (F)/Bernard Salam (F)
listed, never drove:
"Segolen" (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 52nd (4:15.820) - 53rd fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 15/03/2010Photo by courtesy of: Michel Guilloux
No photos available:
17The car is not available on a photoCheetah G601 # - BMW M12/Mader L4 1999 cc N/AS2.0
Cheetah Racing Cars (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Sandro Plastina (CH)/Philippe Roux (CH)/Mario Luini (CH)
DNS:
Philippe Jeanneret (CH); listed, never drove: Bernard Pescia (F)
Result: did not finish (Cylinder head)
Grid: 46th (4:12.020) - 47th fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoLola T296 # - Ford Cosworth L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Georges Morand (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eric Vuagnat (F)/Jacques Boillat (F)
DNS:
Georges Morand (CH), Daniel Laurent (F); listed, never drove: Philippe Alliot (F)
Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 50th (4:12.910) - 51st fastest qualifier
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoLola T298 # - ROC Chrysler-Simca L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Jean-Marie Lemerle (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Levié (F)/Jean-Marie Lemerle (F)/Jean-Pierre Malcher (F)
listed, never drove:
Pierre-François Rousselot (F)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 53rd (4:17.380) - 54th fastest qualifier
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoLola T296 - ROC Simca L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
A.S.A. Cachia - Francois MigaultOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pascal Foix (F)/Michel Bienvault (F)/Murray Smith (GB)
listed, never drove:
Dominique Bardini (F), Daniel Olivera (F)
Result: did not qualify (Not practiced)
Grid: 60th (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
80The car is not available on a photoPorsche 930 # - Porsche 930/71 F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Ecurie des 13 Etoiles (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Antoine Salamin (CH)/Gérard Vial (CH)/Philippe Collet (CH)
listed, never drove:
Herbert Loewe (CH)
Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 59th (4:35.250)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
2The car did not arriveLola T286 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Chevalley Racing Switzerland-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Patrick Perrier (F)/Marco Capoferri (I)/Renzo Zorzi (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car did not arriveBMW M1 #WBS59910004301022 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AGTP+3.0
Walter Brun Racing Organisation (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Walter Brun (CH)/Alain Cudini (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
60The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette # - Chevrolet V8 7000 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
PP Sauber - Douglas J. Rowe-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Douglas Rowe (CDN)/A. A. Lorent/Bill Adam (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car did not arriveFerrari 512 BB/LM # - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
N.A.R.T.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car did not arriveFerrari 512 BB/LM #27579 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA+2.5
SA. Mo. Car S.p.A.Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
67The car did not arrivePorsche 935/79 #930 990 0026 - Porsche 930/79; no:699 0057 F6 3298 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Don Whittington (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Don Whittington (USA)/Bill Whittington (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
81The car did not arrivePorsche 934 #930 670 0168 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Autohaus Max Moritz GmbH (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Edgar Dören (D)/Gerhard Holup (D)/Uwe Reich (D)/Eckhard Schimpf (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 935 JLP-1 #930 890 0037=>JLP-1 - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
J.L.P. Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: John Paul (USA)/Michael Keyser (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 935 # - Porsche F6 2994 cc TurboIMSA+2.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Claude Bourgoignie (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSauber C5 #002a - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Sauber Racing (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Eugen Strähl (CH)/Georges Blättler (CH)/Harry Blumer (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera RSR #911 460 9050 - Porsche F6 N/AGT3.0
Angelo Pallavicini (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Marco Vanoli (CH)/Fritz Werner (CH)/Angelo Pallavicini (CH)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 935 - Porsche 930/72 F6 2994 cc TurboGr.5+2.0
ASA CachiaClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: /Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSauber C5 B #001 (78) - BMW M12 L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Sauber Racing (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Max Welti (CH)/Louis Bärtsch (CH)/Georges Blättler (CH)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveIbec P6 # (Hesketh) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Ian BraceyOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ian Bracey (GB)/Richard Bond (GB)/Divina Galica (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
Stanislas MachoirClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Guy Somekh (F)/Stanislas Machoir/J. J. Enjalbert/Jean-Luc Thepenier (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
ASA CachiaClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jacques Guérin (F)/Simon De Lautour (GB)/Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera RS # - Porsche F6 N/AIMSA+2.5
Luis Botero (CO)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jorge Cortes (CO)/Honorato Espinosa (CO)/Francisco Lopez (CO)/Pedro DeNarvaez (CO)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: silver (+red/black)
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 934 - Porsche F6 TurboGT+3.0
Jean-Luc ThepenierClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
"Segolen"Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: "Segolen" (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
Thierry PerrierClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Thierry Perrier (F)/Roger Carmillet (F)/Guy de Saint-Pierre (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLola T296 - ROC Simca L4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Roland GermainOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jean-Luc Favresse (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSaab 900 Turbo - Saab 2000 cc TurboGT3.0
Ecurie 3 Chevrons-
-
Drivers listed: Heinz Schulthess (CH)Result: did not arrive (Reserve entry)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 934 - Porsche 930/71 F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Kores RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Philippe Alliot (F)/Fréderic Alliot (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 934 - Porsche 930/71 F6 2994 cc TurboGT+3.0
Hubert StriebigClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Hubert Striebig (F)/Hughes Kirschoffer (F)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
ASA CachiaClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: /Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)/René Metge (F)Result: did not arrive (Reserve entry)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 911 Carrera - Porsche F6 GT3.0
Jean BelliardClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Jean Belliard (F)/Roland Imbert (F)/J. C. Martinez (F)Result: did not arrive (Reserve entry)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLotus Esprit S1 # (Jenvey) - Ford L4 Gr.5 2.0
Richard Jenvey (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Jenvey (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
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