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Programme Cover - Le Mans 24 Hours 1981
Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 14.6.1981
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.626 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: 170000

Le Mans 24 Hours

Start time: 13/6 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: warm, dry

Entered: 73

Practiced: 63

Started: 55

Classified: 18

Group 6 - Sports +2000 (S+2.0) : P:14, ST:12, CL:3
Group 6 - Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:5, ST:5, CL:1
Group 5 (Gr.5) : P:15, ST:14, CL:5
Group 4 - Grand Touring (GT) : P:6, ST:4, CL:1
IMSA GTP : P:1
IMSA GTX : P:9, ST:9, CL:3
IMSA GTO : P:4, ST:4, CL:1
IMSA GTU : P:1
Le Mans GTP +3000 (GTP+3.0) : P:3, ST:3, CL:2
Le Mans GTP 3000 (GTP3.0) : P:2, ST:2, CL:2
Group C (C) : P:2, ST:2
Entry List
Entry List - Le Mans 24 Hours 1981
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 16/08/2004 Last photo update on this page: 17/05/2016
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11 - Porsche 944 LM #006 - Porsche SystemPorsche 944 LM #006 - Porsche Type 949 L4 DOHC 2476 cc 1xKKKGTP+3.0
Porsche System (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jürgen Barth (D)/Walter Röhrl (D)
listed, never drove:
Siegfried Brunn (D)
Result: 7th 1st in GTP+3.0 (31 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 43rd (4:01.030)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
44 - WM P79/80 Peugeot - WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P79/80 # - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
WM A.E.R.E.M. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denis Morin (F)/Charles Mendez (USA)/Xavier Mathiot (F)
listed, never drove:
Roger Dorchy (F), Guy Fréquelin (F)
Result: 13th (47 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (3:44.140)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Jacques Vigné
55 - WM P79/80 Peugeot - WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P79/80 - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
WM A.E.R.E.M. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Guy Fréquelin (F)/Roger Dorchy (F)
listed, never drove:
Jean-Daniel Raulet (F), Xavier Mathiot (F), Max Mamers (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine, fire)
Grid: 9th (3:39.740)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Philippe Moriniere
77 - Rondeau M379C Ford #003 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 C #003 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AGTP3.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Migault (F)/Gordon Spice (GB)
listed, never drove:
Dany Snobeck (F)
Result: 3rd (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (3:43.990)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
88 - Rondeau M379C Ford #002 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 C #002 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AGTP3.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Haran (F)Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)/Philippe Streiff (F)
listed, never drove:
Carlos Penacoda
Result: 2nd 1st in GTP3.0 (14 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 28th (3:50.610)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and R. J. Colmar
1010 - Porsche 917K/81 #81 (Kremer) - Kremer RacingPorsche 917 K/81 #81 (Kremer) - Porsche 912 F12 4909 cc N/AS+2.0
Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Xavier Lapeyre (F)/Guy Chasseuil (F)Result: did not finish (Engine mount)
Grid: 18th (3:46.540)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
1111 - Porsche 936/81 #003 - Porsche SystemPorsche 936/81 #003 - Porsche 935/82 F6 2649 cc TurboS+2.0
Porsche System (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)/Derek Bell (GB)
listed, never drove:
Manfred Schurti (FL), Jürgen Barth (D)
Result: winner - (201.056 kph) - margin: 14 laps
Grid: 1st (3:29.440)
Colours: white (+red/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
1212 - Porsche 936/81 #001 - Porsche SystemPorsche 936/81 #001 - Porsche 935/82 F6 2649 cc TurboS+2.0
Porsche System (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)/Vern Schuppan (AUS)/Hurley Haywood (USA)
listed, never drove:
Jürgen Barth (D), Rick Mears (USA)
Result: 12th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (3:32.610)
Colours: white (+blue/red/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
1414 - Porsche 908/80 Turbo #936/80-004 (Joest) - Joest RacingPorsche 908/80 #936/80-004 (Joest) - Porsche 911/78 F6 2141 cc Twin-TurboS+2.0
Joest Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Reinhold Jöst (D)/Klaus Niedzwiedz (D)/Dale Whittington (USA)
listed, never drove:
Volkert Merl (D)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 3rd (3:34.510)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Paul Kooyman
1616 - Ardex S80 BMW - Max SardouArdex S80 - BMW M88 L6 3497 cc N/AS+2.0
Max Sardou (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Michel Lateste (F)/Patrick Perrier (F)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 60th (4:05.020) - 55th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
1717 - Lola T600 Porsche Turbo #HU2 - Cooke-Woods RacingLola T600 #HU2 - Porsche 930/72 F6 2990 cc TurboS+2.0
Cooke-Woods Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)/Brian Redman (GB)
listed, never drove:
Roy Woods (USA)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: 61st (4:18.300)
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/11/2004Photo by courtesy of: Patrice Mahe
1818 - Lola T600 Ford #HU3 - Team LolaLola T600 #HU3 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8 3300 cc N/AS+2.0
Team Lola (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emilio de Villota (E)/Guy Edwards (GB)/Juan Fernandez (E)Result: 15th (67 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (3:42.400)
Colours: white/blue (+yellow/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
2020 - 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/B)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain De Cadenet (GB)/Jean-Michel Martin (B)/Philippe Martin (B)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 19th (3:46.690)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
2121 - De Cadenet Lola LM Ford #T380-HU1=>LM-2 (Thompson) - Dorset Racing AssociatesDe Cadenet Lola LM #T380-HU1=>LM-2 (Thompson) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Alan Smith V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Dorset Racing Associates (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vivian Candy (IRL)/Martin Birrane (IRL)/Nick Faure (GB)
listed, never drove:
Peter Clark (GB), Tony Birchenhough (GB)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox casing)
Grid: 26th (3:48.900)
Colours: dark green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
2222 - ACR 80B Ford (Lola) - Andr√© Chevalley RacingACR 80B # (Lola) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS3.0
André Chevalley Racing (CH)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Gaillard (F)/André Chevalley (CH)/Bruno Sotty (F)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 14th (3:43.430)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
2323 - Dome Zero RL81 Ford - Dome Co Ltd.Dome Zero RL 81 # - 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)/Bob Evans (GB)Result: did not finish (Valves)
Grid: 20th (3:47.430)
Colours: blue (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
2424 - Rondeau M379C Ford #005 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 C #005 - Ford Cosworth DFL/Dick Samuel V8/90° 4v DOHC 3300 cc N/AS+2.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Rondeau (F)/Jean-Pierre Jaussaud (F)Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 5th (3:36.170)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
2525 - Rondeau M379C Ford #004 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 C #004 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Heini Mader V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean Ragnotti (F)/Jean-Louis Lafosse (F)Result: did not finish (Fatal accident)
Grid: 10th (3:40.320)
Colours: red/orange/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
2626 - Rondeau M379C Ford #006 - Jean RondeauRondeau M379 C #006 - Ford Cosworth DFL/Heini Mader V8/90° 4v DOHC 3300 cc N/AS+2.0
Jean Rondeau (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)/Patrick Tambay (F)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid: 4th (3:35.160)
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
2727 - Ibec P6  Ford (Hesketh) - Ian BraceyIbec P6 # (Hesketh) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Eden V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/AS+2.0
Ian Bracey (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tony Trimmer (GB)/Tiff Needell (GB)
DNQ:
Ian Bracey (GB)
Result: did not finish (Head gasket)
Grid: 27th (3:49.940)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
3030 - Lola T298 BMW - Jean-Marie LemerleLola T298 # - BMW M12 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Jean-Marie Lemerle (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Max Cohen-Olivar (MA)/Jean-Marie Lemerle (F)/Alain Levié (F)Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 46th (4:03.080)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Rupert Lowes
3131 - Lola T298 BMW #HU94 - Jean-Philippe GrandLola T298 #HU94 - BMW M12 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Jean-Philippe Grand (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Philippe Grand (F)/Yves Courage (F)Result: 18th 1st in S2.0 (82 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (4:00.420)
Colours: white/red (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
3232 - Renard Delmas D31 ROC #01 - Ecurie Renard-DelmasRenard Delmas D1 #01 - ROC Simca L4 1993 cc N/AS2.0
Ecurie Renard-Delmas (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Louis Descartes (F)/Hervé Bayard (F)
DNS:
Bernard Preschey (F); listed, never drove: Jean-Paul Libert (B)
Result: not classified (167 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 54th (4:15.570) - 56th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
3333 - Lola T298 BMW - Compagnie PrimagazLola T298 # - BMW M12 L4 1994 cc N/AS2.0
Compagnie Primagaz (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pierre Yver (F)/Jacques Heuclin (F)/Michel Dubois (F)Result: not classified (151 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th (4:02.810)
Colours: white/red (+dark blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
3535 - Chevrolet Camaro (Frings) - Stratagraph Inc.Chevrolet Camaro (Frings) - Chevrolet V8 6400 cc N/AIMSA GTO
Stratagraph Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cale Yarborough (USA)/Bill Cooper (USA)/Billy Hagan (USA)
DNS:
Bob Mitchell (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 39th (3:59.570)
Colours: red/white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and R. J. Colmar
3636 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR - Porsche SystemPorsche 924 Carrera GTR - Porsche 924 t/c L4 1983 cc KKKIMSA GTO
Porsche System (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Manfred Schurti (FL)/Andy Rouse (GB)
DNS:
Siegfried Brunn (D)
Result: 11th 1st in IMSA GTO (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 48th (4:04.090) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
3737 - Mazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - MazdaspeedMazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryIMSA GTO
Mazdaspeed (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Walkinshaw (GB)/Pete Lovett (GB)/Tetsu Ikuzawa (J)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 51st (4:07.180) - 52nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red (+blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
3838 - Mazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - MazdaspeedMazda RX-7 253i (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B 2R 1308 cc RotaryIMSA GTO
Mazdaspeed (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Youjirou Terada (J)/Win Percy (GB)/Hiroshi Fushida (J)Result: did not finish (Rear axle)
Grid: 49th (4:04.790) - 50th fastest qualifier
Colours: gold/black
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Philippe Moriniere
3939 - Mazda RX-7 - Z. & W. Enterprises Inc.Mazda RX-7 # - Mazda 12A 2R 1146 cc RotaryIMSA GTU
Z. & W. Enterprises Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dirk Vermeersch (B)/Fred Stiff (USA)/Ray Ratcliff (USA)
did not practice:
Pierre Honegger (USA)
Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 57th (4:21.970) - 58th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
4040 - Porsche 935J #930 890 0012 - Joest RacingPorsche 935 J #930 890 0012 - Porsche F6 2800 cc TurboIMSA GTX
Joest Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mauricio DeNarvaez (CO)/Kenper Miller (USA)/Günter Steckkönig (D)Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 25th (3:48.200)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
4141 - Porsche 935 K3 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Preston B. HennPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 0009 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboIMSA GTX
Preston B. Henn (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Preston Henn (USA)/Michael Chandler (USA)/Marcel Mignot (F)
listed, never drove:
Gary Belcher (USA), John Paul (USA)
Result: did not finish (Crankshaft pulley)
Grid: 17th (3:46.220)
Colours: white (+red/orange/dark blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
4242 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #009 00030 - Cooke-Woods RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #009 00030 - Porsche F6 3160 cc Twin-TurboIMSA GTX
Cooke-Woods Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Anny-Charlotte Verney (F)Ralph Kent-Cooke (USA)/Bob Garretson (USA)
listed, never drove:
Roy Woods (USA)
Result: 6th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 33rd (3:55.150)
Colours: black (+yellow/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné and Paul Kooyman
4343 - Porsche 935 K3/80 #000 00013 (Kremer) - Bob Akin Motor RacingPorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00013 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3000 cc TurboIMSA GTX
Bob Akin Motor Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Paul Miller (USA)/Craig Siebert (USA)/Bob Akin (USA)Result: did not finish (Short-circuit)
Grid: 30th (3:52.610)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
4545 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35529 (Bellancauto) - Scuderia Supercar BellancautoFerrari 512 BB/LM #35529 (Bellancauto) - Ferrari F12 4991 cc N/AIMSA GTX
Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fabrizio Violati (I)/Duilio Truffo (I)/Maurizio Flammini (I)
listed, never drove:
Spartaco Dini (I), Maurizio Micangeli (I)
Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 34th (3:55.660)
Colours: red (+green/white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
4646 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35525 - Rennod RacingFerrari 512 BB/LM #35525 - Ferrari F12 4991 cc N/AIMSA GTX
Rennod Racing (B)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Paul Libert (B)/Jean Xhenceval (B)/Pierre Dieudonné (B)Result: 9th (34 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 36th (3:56.720)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
4747 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #31589 - Charles Pozzi S.A.Ferrari 512 BB/LM #31589 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA GTX
Charles Pozzi S.A. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Claude Andruet (F)/Claude Ballot-Léna (F)
DNS:
Hervé Regout (B)
Result: 5th 1st in IMSA GTX (26 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (3:56.890)
Colours: red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere and R. J. Colmar
4848 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35523 - Simon PhillipsFerrari 512 BB/LM #35523 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA GTX
Simon Phillips (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Earle (USA)/Mike Salmon (GB)/Simon Phillips (GB)Result: did not finish (Chassis)
Grid: 40th (3:59.980)
Colours: white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
4949 - Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35527 - N.A.R.T.Ferrari 512 BB/LM #35527 - Ferrari F12 4942 cc N/AIMSA GTX
N.A.R.T. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Cudini (F)/Philippe Gurdjian (F)/John Morton (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 29th (3:52.600)
Colours: red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Paul Kooyman
5050 - BMW M1 Sauber #81.M1R.02 (Sauber) - BASF Cassetten Team GS SportBMW M1 Gr.5 #81.M1R.02 (Sauber) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3498 cc N/AIMSA GTX
BASF Cassetten Team GS Sport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)/Helmut Henzler (D)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 21st (3:47.630)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
5151 - BMW M1 (Martini) - B.M.W. Italie-FranceBMW M1 Gr.5 # (Martini) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGr.5
B.M.W. Italie-France (I/F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bernard Darniche (F)/Johnny Cecotto (YV)/Philippe Alliot (F)
listed, never drove:
Teo Fabi (I), Dominique Lacaud (F)
Result: 16th (77 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (3:55.680)
Colours: white/blue/red/yellow/green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
5252 - BMW M1 Sauber #81.M1R.01 (Sauber) - Wuerth-Lubrifilm Team SauberBMW M1 Gr.5 #81.M1R.01 (Sauber) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGr.5
Wuerth-Lubrifilm Team Sauber (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dieter Quester (A)/Marc Surer (CH)/David Deacon (CDN)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (3:47.900)
Colours: white (+red/green/blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
5353 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - Emka Productions Ltd.BMW M1 Gr.5 #WBS59910004301028 (Cane) - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGr.5
Emka Productions Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Hobbs (GB)/Eddie Jordan (IRL)/Steve O'Rourke (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 38th (3:56.990)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere and Paul Kooyman
5555 - Porsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Claude BourgoigniePorsche 935 K3 #930 890 0022 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3122 cc TurboGr.5
Claude Bourgoignie (B)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: John Cooper (GB)/Dudley Wood (GB)/Claude Bourgoignie (B)Result: 4th 1st in Gr.5 (24 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (3:48.020)
Colours: white (+red/dark blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
5757 - Porsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Claude HaldiPorsche 935/77A #930 890 0015 - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboGr.5
Claude Haldi (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Claude Haldi (CH)/Hervé Poulain (F)/Mark Thatcher (GB)
listed, never drove:
Bernard Béguin (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 32nd (3:54.320)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
5959 - Porsche 935 K3/81 #01 00020 (Kremer) - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K3/81 #01 00020 (Kremer) - Porsche 930/80 F6 3165 cc TurboGr.5
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ted Field (USA)/Bill Whittington (USA)/Don Whittington (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Fitzpatrick (GB), Jim Busby (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 6th (3:36.540)
Colours: white/pink
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
6060 - Porsche 935J #000 00016 (Joest) - Vegla Racing TeamPorsche 935 J #000 00016 (Joest) - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboGr.5
Vegla Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Dieter Schornstein (D)/Harald Grohs (D)/Götz von Tschirnhaus (D)Result: 10th (34 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (3:37.150)
Colours: white/blue (+orange)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Paul Kooyman
6161 - Porsche 935 K3 #009 0003 (Kremer) - Weralit TeamPorsche 935 K3 #009 0003 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboGr.5
Weralit Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Edgar Dören (D)/Gerhard Holup (D)/Jürgen Lässig (D)Result: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 13th (3:42.660)
Colours: black/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
6262 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0912 - "Segolen"Porsche 935 #930 770 0912 - Porsche F6 2992 cc TurboGr.5
"Segolen" (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jacques Guérin (F)/"Segolen" (F)/Christian Bussi (F)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 59th (4:03.890) - 48th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
6565 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1009 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1009 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eddie Cheever (USA)/Michele Alboreto (I)/Carlo Facetti (I)
listed, never drove:
Hans Heyer (D), Riccardo Patrese (I), Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)
Result: 8th (32 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (3:54.090)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
6666 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1011 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1011 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)/Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)/Hans Heyer (D)
listed, never drove:
Carlo Facetti (I), Eddie Cheever (USA), Michele Alboreto (I)
Result: did not finish (Cylinder head)
Grid: 24th (3:48.140)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
6767 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Martini RacingLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1007 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Beppe Gabbiani (I)/Emanuele Pirro (I)
DNS:
Riccardo Patrese (I)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 44th (4:02.220)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
6868 - Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Jolly ClubLancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo #1005 (Dallara) - Lancia L4 2xOHC 1425 cc KKKGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martino Finotto (I)/Giorgio Schön (I)/Giorgio Pianta (I)Result: 14th (62 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 53rd (4:09.010) - 54th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
6969 - Porsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Tuff-Kote Dinol RacingPorsche 935 L1 #935 L1 (Lundgardh) - Porsche 935/02 F6 1425 cc TurboGr.5
Tuff-Kote Dinol Racing (S)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jan Lundgardh (S)/Mike Wilds (GB)/Axel Plankenhorn (D)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 50th (4:06.920) - 51st fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 01/02/2005Photo by courtesy of: Philippe Moriniere
7070 - Porsche 934 #930 670 0157 - Thierry PerrierPorsche 934 #930 670 0157 - Porsche 930/71 F6 2943 cc TurboGT
Thierry Perrier (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Valentin Bertapelle (F)/Thierry Perrier (F)/Bernard Salam (F)
listed, never drove:
Dominique Lacaud (F)
Result: 17th 1st in GT (80 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 52nd (4:08.860) - 53rd fastest qualifier
Colours: pink
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Paul Kooyman
7171 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301036 - Helmut MarkoBMW M1 #WBS59910004301036 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGT
Helmut Marko (A)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Christian Danner (D)/Leopold von Bayern (D)/Peter Oberndorfer (D)
listed, never drove:
Dominique Lacaud (F)
Result: did not finish (Crankshaft damper)
Grid: 41st (4:00.140)
Colours: white (+blue/green/brown)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
7272 - BMW M1 #WBS59910004301100 - B.M.W. ZOL' AutoBMW M1 #WBS59910004301100 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3497 cc N/AGT
B.M.W. ZOL' Auto (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pierre-François Rousselot (F)/François Servanin (F)/Laurent Ferrier (F)Result: did not finish (Valve, clutch, gearbox)
Grid: 47th (4:03.760)
Colours: white/blue/red/yellow/green
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 16/08/2004Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
7373 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR - Eminence Racing TeamPorsche 924 Carrera GTR - Porsche 924 t/c L4 1983 cc KKKGT
Eminence Racing Team (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jacques Alméras (F)/Jean-Marie Alméras (F)
DNS:
Jean-Pierre Sivel (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine => gearbox)
Grid: 55th (4:19.910) - 57th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/11/2006Photo by courtesy of: Jacques Vigné
7474 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR - Porsche Cars AustraliaPorsche 924 Carrera GTR - Porsche 924 t/c L4 1983 cc KKKGT
Porsche Cars Australia (AUS)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Colin Bond (AUS)/Peter Brock (AUS)/Jim Richards (AUS)Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 58th (4:24.950) - 60th fastest qualifier
Colours: gold/black
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Patrice Mahe and Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
7575 - Porsche 924 Carrera GTR #BS70006 - Porsche System CanonPorsche 924 Carrera GTR #BS70006 - Porsche 924 t/c L4 1983 cc KKKGT
Porsche System Canon (D)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tony Dron (GB)/Richard Lloyd (GB)Result: did not qualify (Reserve)
Grid: 56th (4:20.010) - 59th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 17/05/2016Photo by courtesy of: Richard Harman and Philippe Moriniere
8282 - WM P81 Peugeot - WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P81 # - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKC
WM A.E.R.E.M. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Thierry Boutsen (B)/Michel Pignard (F)/Serge Saulnier (F)
listed, never drove:
Richard Dallest (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 8th (3:37.890)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans
8383 - WM P81 Peugeot - WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P81 # - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKC
WM A.E.R.E.M. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Max Mamers (F)/Jean-Daniel Raulet (F)/Michel Pignard (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 11th (3:40.800)
Colours: red/blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman
9090 - McLaren M12 GT Chevrolet #60-05 (Trojan) - Z & W Enterprises Inc.McLaren M12 GT #60-05 (Trojan) - Chevrolet V8 5700 cc N/AIMSA GTP
Z & W Enterprises Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hervé Regout (B)/Michel Elkoubi (F)
did not practice:
Bernard de Dryver (B), Paul Canary (USA); listed, never drove: Sam Posey (USA)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: 62nd (5:13.060)
Colours: black (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Alain Jourdainne Photos 24H Le Mans and Philippe Moriniere
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6The car is not available on a photoWM P79/80 - Peugeot PRV ZNS4 V6/90° 4v DOHC 2664 cc 2xKKKGTP+3.0
WM A.E.R.E.M. (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denis Morin (F)/Charles Mendez (USA)Result: practiced only
Grid: T-car (no time)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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19The car did not arriveFord C100 #01 (Thompson-Gomm) - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3300 cc N/AS+2.0
Alain de Cadenet (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Alain De Cadenet (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: -
Tyres: -
34The car did not arriveLola T298 # - BMW M12 L4 1998 cc N/AS2.0
Dominique LacaudOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Dominique Lacaud (F)/Joël Gouhier (F)Result: did not arrive (Reserve entry)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arrivePorsche 935 M16 #930 890 0013 (AIR) - Porsche 930/79/Andial F6 2800 cc TurboIMSA GTX
Andial Meister Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Howard Meister (USA)/Rolf Stommelen (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+yellow/red)
Tyres: unknown
56The car did not arrivePorsche 935 - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Gelo Racing Team (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car did not arrivePorsche 935 K3/80 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 3200 cc TurboGr.5
Interscope-Kremer Racing (D/USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ted Field (USA)/Danny Ongais (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 908/3 Turbo #013 - Porsche 911/78 F6 2143 cc TurboS+2.0
Siegfried Brunn (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Siegfried Brunn (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 935 K3/80 #000 00011 (Kremer) - Porsche F6 TurboIMSA GTX
John Fitzpatrick Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Reine Wisell (S)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 934 #930 670 0155 - Porsche F6 TurboGT
Richard Cleare Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Richard Cleare (GB)Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveFerrari 308 GTB Turbo #18935 - Ferrari 308 t/c /Carma V8/90° 2926 cc 2xKKKGr.5
Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Carlo Facetti (I)/Martino Finotto (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arrivePorsche 935 K3 - Porsche F6 TurboGr.5
Charles Ivey RacingClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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