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Programme Cover - Le Mans 24 Hours 1997
Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 15.6.1997
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (F), 13.605 kmsDistance: 24 hoursAttendance: 170000

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 14/6; Grid: unknown; Weather: warm, dry, humid

Entered: 82

Practiced: 52

Started: 48

Classified: 17

Prototype - LMP 875 (LMP875) : P:9, ST:8, CL:5
Prototype - LMP 650 (LMP650)
Prototype - WSC (WSC) : P:2, ST:2, CL:1
Le Mans GT-1 (GT1) : P:24, ST:22, CL:5
Le Mans GT-2 (GT2) : P:17, ST:16, CL:6
Entry List
Entry List - Le Mans 24 Hours 1997
Photos by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson (34), Zdeněk Šimka (12), Jean-Michel Lefebvre (6) and Nissan Motorsport (3)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/11/2002 Last photo update on this page: 01/06/2017
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33 - Ferrari 333 SP #010 (Dallara) - Moretti Racing Inc.Ferrari 333 SP #010 (Dallara) - Ferrari F310E V12/65° 5v 3997 cc N/ALMP
Moretti Racing Inc. (I)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Theys (B)/Gianpiero Moretti (I)/Max Papis (I)Result: 6th (40 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (3:46.431) - 9th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+yellow)
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
44 - Ferrari 333 SP #005 (Dallara) - Pilot RacingFerrari 333 SP #005 (Dallara) - Ferrari F310E V12/65° 5v 3997 cc N/ALMP
Pilot Racing (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michel Ferté (F)/Adrian Campos (E)/Charles Nearburg (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 11th (3:51.092) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: light blue/blue (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
55 - Kremer K8 Porsche #WSC 02 (Thompson) - Kremer RacingKremer K8 #WSC 02 (Thompson) - Porsche 935/76 F6 2995 cc TurboLMP
Kremer Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tomas Saldaña (E)/Carl Rosenblad (S)/Jürgen Lässig (D)
preliminary session only:
Christophe Bouchut (F), Giovanni Lavaggi (I); listed, never drove: Paul Belmondo (F), Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 15th (3:55.981) - 32nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
66 - Kremer K8 Porsche #WSC 03 (Thompson) - Kremer RacingKremer K8 #WSC 03 (Thompson) - Porsche 935/76 F6 2995 cc TurboLMP
Kremer Racing (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Giovanni Lavaggi (I)/Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (F)/Bernard Chauvin (F)
preliminary session only:
Tomas Saldaña (E), Carl Rosenblad (S); listed, never drove: Jürgen Lässig (D), Christophe Bouchut (F)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: (3:56.929) - 35th fastest qualifier
Colours: orange/red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
77 - TWR-Joest Porsche WSC95 #691=>001 (Astec-TWR) - Joest Racing GMBHTWR WSC95 #691=>001 (Astec-TWR) - Porsche 935/76 F6 2994 cc TurboLMP
Joest Racing GMBH (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michele Alboreto (I)/Stefan Johansson (S)/Tom Kristensen (DK)Result: winner - (204.186 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 1st (3:41.581)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
88 - Courage C36 Porsche #013 - La Filiére ElfCourage C36 #013 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v 4xDOHC 2994 cc Twin-TurboLMP
La Filiére Elf (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emmanuel Clérico (F)/Henri Pescarolo (F)/Jean-Philippe Belloc (F)Result: 7th (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (3:48.651) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: black/white (+red/blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
99 - Courage C36 Porsche #010 - Courage CompétitionCourage C36 #010 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v 4xDOHC 2994 cc Twin-TurboLMP
Courage Compétition (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)/Michael Andretti (USA)/Olivier Grouillard (F)
preliminary session only:
Mauro Martini (I)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 13th (3:51.378) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
1010 - Courage C36 Porsche #009 - Courage CompétitionCourage C36 #009 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v 4xDOHC 2994 cc Twin-TurboLMP
Courage Compétition (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fredrik Ekblom (S)/Jean-Louis Ricci (F)/Jean-Paul Libert (B)Result: 16th (96 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (3:48.011) - 15th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
1313 - Courage C41 Porsche #005 - Courage CompétitionCourage C41 #005 - Porsche 935/82 F6 3000 cc TurboLMP
Courage Compétition (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Cottaz (F)/Jérôme Policand (F)/Marc Goossens (B)Result: 4th (25 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (3:47.662) - 13th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
1414 - BRM P301 Nissan #P351-001 - Pacific RacingBRM P301 #P351-001 - Nissan V6 3000 cc TurboLMP
Pacific Racing (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Harri Toivonen (SF)/Jésus Pareja (E)/Eliseo Salazar (RCH)
preliminary session only:
Johnny O'Connell (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 19th (3:56.734) - 34th fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
1515 - Kudzu-Mazda DLM MS 97 #009 - Team T.D.R.Kudzu DLM-4 #009 - Mazda 13B 4R RotaryLMP
Team T.D.R. (J)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Franck Fréon (F)/Youjirou Terada (J)/Jim Downing (USA)Result: 17th (98 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (3:56.122) - 33rd fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
2121 - Nissan R390 #R4 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan MotorportsNissan R390 #R4 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan VRH35 3496 cc TurboGT1
Nissan Motorports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martin Brundle (GB)/Jörg Müller (D)/Wayne Taylor (ZA)
listed, never drove:
Gianni Morbidelli (I), Mauro Martini (I)
Result: did not finish (Spin)
Grid: 12th (3:46.228) - 7th fastest qualifier
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
2222 - Nissan R390 #R1 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan MotorportsNissan R390 #R1 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan VRH35 3496 cc TurboGT1
Nissan Motorports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eric van de Poele (B)/Aguri Suzuki (J)/Riccardo Patrese (I)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 4th (3:45.324) - 3rd fastest qualifier
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 01/06/2017Photo by courtesy of: Nissan Motorsport and Jeremy Jackson
2323 - Nissan R390 #R2 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan MotorportsNissan R390 #R2 (Astec-TWR) - Nissan VRH35 3496 cc TurboGT1
Nissan Motorports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kazuyoshi Hoshino (J)/Erik Comas (F)/Masahiko Kageyama (J)Result: 12th (67 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (3:47.745) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 01/06/2017Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka and Nissan Motorsport
2525 - Porsche 911 GT1 #004 - Porsche AGPorsche 911 GT1 #004 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3163 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Thierry Boutsen (B)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 2nd (3:43.363)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
2626 - Porsche 911 GT1 #005 - Porsche AGPorsche 911 GT1 #005 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3163 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Emmanuel Collard (F)/Yannick Dalmas (F)/Ralf Kelleners (D)Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 8th (3:45.490) - 5th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
2727 - Porsche 911 GT1 #106 - BMS Scuderia ItaliaPorsche 911 GT1 #106 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
BMS Scuderia Italia (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pierluigi Martini (I)/Christian Pescatori (I)/Antônio Hermann (BR)Result: 8th (44 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (3:45.913) - 6th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
2828 - Porsche 911 GT1 #109 - Franz Konrad MotorsportPorsche 911 GT1 #109 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Franz Konrad Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Mauro Baldi (I)/Robert Nearn (GB)/Franz Konrad (A)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 28th (3:49.465) - 24th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue/green
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
2929 - Porsche 911 GT1 #101 - Société J.B. Jabouille BoureschePorsche 911 GT1 #101 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Société J.B. Jabouille Bouresche (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Alain Ferté (F)/Olivier Thévenin (F)/Jürgen von Gartzen (D)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 24th (3:48.341) - 18th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
3030 - Porsche 911 GT1 #104 - Kremer RacingPorsche 911 GT1 #104 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Christophe Bouchut (F)/Bertrand Gachot (B)/Andy Evans (USA)
preliminary session only:
Carl Rosenblad (S); listed, never drove: Klaus Ludwig (D)
Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 14th (3:46.389) - 8th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
3232 - Porsche 911 GT1 #108 - Roock Racing MotorsportPorsche 911 GT1 #108 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Roock Racing Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Allan McNish (GB)/Stéphane Ortelli (F)/Karl Wendlinger (A)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 18th (3:47.314) - 11th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
3333 - Porsche 911 GT1 #102 - Schübel EngineeringPorsche 911 GT1 #102 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Schübel Engineering (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pedro Lamy (P)Armin Hahne (D)/Patrice Goueslard (F)Result: 5th (30 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (3:47.428) - 12th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
3939 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #25R - Gulf Team Davidoff McLarenMcLaren F1 GTR #25R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ray Bellm (GB)/Andrew Gilbert-Scott (GB)/Masanori Sekiya (J)Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 27th (3:48.665) - 22nd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4040 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #22R - Gulf Team Davidoff McLarenMcLaren F1 GTR #22R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Nielsen (DK)/Thomas Bscher (D)/Chris Goodwin (GB)Result: did not start (Fire)
Grid: (3:49.330) - 23rd fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
4141 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #20R - Gulf Team Davidoff McLarenMcLaren F1 GTR #20R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pierre-Henri Raphanel (F)/Jean-Marc Gounon (F)/Anders Olofsson (S)
listed, never drove:
"Pierre Gaston" (F)
Result: 2nd 1st in GT1 (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (3:48.369) - 19th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4242 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #24R - BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #24R - BMW S70/3 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)J.J. Lehto (SF)/Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 6th (3:45.402) - 4th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4343 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #26R - BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #26R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Kox (NL)/Roberto Ravaglia (I)/Eric Hélary (F)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (3:48.057) - 16th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
4444 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #27R - Team Lark McLarenMcLaren F1 GTR #27R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
Team Lark McLaren (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keiichi Tsuchiya (J)/Gary Ayles (GB)/Akihiko Nakaya (J)
preliminary session only:
Katsutomo Kaneishi (J)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 16th (3:47.108) - 10th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/black
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4545 - Lister Storm GTL #053214 (G Force) - Newcastle United Lister StormLister Storm GTL #053214 (G Force) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6996 cc N/AGT1
Newcastle United Lister Storm (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Geoff Lees (GB)/Tiff Needell (GB)/George Fouché (ZA)
preliminary session only:
Julian Bailey (GB); listed, never drove: Derek Bell (GB), Alain Ferté (F)
Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 31st (3:50.398) - 27th fastest qualifier
Colours: black/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4646 - Lister Storm GTL #053212 (G Force) - Newcastle United Lister StormLister Storm GTL #053212 (G Force) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6996 cc N/AGT1
Newcastle United Lister Storm (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Julian Bailey (GB)/Mark Skaife (AUS)/Thomas Erdos (BR)
preliminary session only:
Geoff Lees (GB), Jake Ulrich (USA); listed, never drove: George Fouché (ZA)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 29th (3:49.563) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: black/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
4949 - Lotus Elise GT1 #115-07 (Hydro) - GT1 Lotus RacingLotus Elise GT1 #115-07 (Hydro) - Chevrolet 5993 cc N/AGT1
GT1 Lotus Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jan Lammers (NL)/Mike Hezemans (NL)/Alexander Grau (D)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 26th (3:48.395) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
5050 - Lotus Elise GT1 #115-02 (Hydro) - GT1 Lotus RacingLotus Elise GT1 #115-02 (Hydro) - Chevrolet 5993 cc N/AGT1
GT1 Lotus Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Jean-Denis Delétraz (CH)/Fabien Giroix (F)Result: did not qualify
Grid: (3:51.373) - 30th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
5252 - Panoz GTR-1 Ford #006 (Reynard) - Société DAMSPanoz GTR-1 #006 (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5950 cc N/AGT1
Société DAMS (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Franck Lagorce (F)/Eric Bernard (F)/Jean-Christophe Boullion (F)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 23rd (3:48.123) - 17th fastest qualifier
Colours: black (+yellow)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
5454 - Panoz GTR-1 Ford #003 (Reynard) - David Price RacingPanoz GTR-1 #003 (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
David Price Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Andy Wallace (GB)/James Weaver (GB)/Butch Leitzinger (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 32nd (3:50.852) - 28th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
5555 - Panoz GTR-1 Ford #004 (Reynard) - David Price RacingPanoz GTR-1 #004 (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
David Price Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: /Perry McCarthy (GB)/David Brabham (AUS)/Doc Bundy (USA)
preliminary session only:
John Paul, Jr. (USA)
Result: did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 30th (3:49.699) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
6060 - Callaway Corvette LM GT2 #003 - Agusta Racing TeamCallaway Corvette LM GT2 #003 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5990 cc N/AGT2
Agusta Racing Team (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Almo Coppelli (I)/Rocky Agusta (I)/Eric Graham (F)
listed, never drove:
Robin Donovan (GB)
Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 40th (4:10.048) - 43rd fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
6161 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C7 - Société Viper Team OrécaChrysler Viper GTS-R #C7 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Société Viper Team Oréca (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Philippe Gache (F)/Olivier Beretta (MC)/Dominique Dupuy (F)
preliminary session only:
Soheil Ayari (F); listed, never drove: Justin Bell (GB)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 34th (4:04.654) - 37th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
6262 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C6 - Société Viper Team OrécaChrysler Viper GTS-R #C6 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Société Viper Team Oréca (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tommy Archer (USA)/Marc Duez (B)/Soheil Ayari (F)
preliminary session only:
Dominique Dupuy (F), Philippe Gache (F); listed, never drove: John Morton (USA), Justin Bell (GB), Jake Ulrich (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 33rd (4:04.589) - 36th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
6363 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C3 - Société Viper Team OrécaChrysler Viper GTS-R #C3 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Société Viper Team Oréca (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Justin Bell (GB)/John Morton (USA)/Pierre Yver (F)
preliminary session only:
Dominique Dupuy (F), Olivier Beretta (MC); listed, never drove: Soheil Ayari (F), Tommy Archer (USA), Geoff Lees (GB), Philippe Gache (F)
Result: 14th (83 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 38th (4:08.081) - 41st fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
6464 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R #C2 - Chamberlain EngineeringChrysler Viper GTS-R #C2 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jari Nurminen (SF)/Hans Hugenholtz (NL)/Chris Gleason (USA)
preliminary session only:
Geoff Lister (GB); listed, never drove: Tim O'Kennedy (IRL)
Result: 15th (92 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 48th (4:12.696) - 51st fastest qualifier
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
6666 - Ford Saleen Mustang #001 - Saleen/Allen SpeedlabSaleen Mustang #001 - Ford V8 5900 cc N/AGT2
Saleen/Allen Speedlab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Schirle (GB)/David Warnock (GB)/Allen Lloyd (GB)
preliminary session only:
Steve Saleen (USA); listed, never drove: Price Cobb (USA)
Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 39th (4:09.801) - 42nd fastest qualifier
Colours: white/black/yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
6767 - Ford Saleen Mustang #002 - Saleen/Allen SpeedlabSaleen Mustang #002 - Ford V8 5900 cc N/AGT2
Saleen/Allen Speedlab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Saleen (USA)/Price Cobb (USA)/Carlos Palau (E)
preliminary session only:
Allen Lloyd (GB), Phil Andrews (GB); listed, never drove: Rob Rizzo (USA)
Result: did not finish (Wheel)
Grid: 35th (4:06.922) - 38th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/black/yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
7070 - Marcos LM600 #9604 (Euser) - Team MarcosMarcos LM600 #9604 (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 5890 cc N/AGT2
Team Marcos (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cor Euser (NL)/Harald Becker (D)/Takashi Suzuki (J)
preliminary session only:
John Schumann (NL); listed, never drove: Bruno Ilien (F), Herman Buurman (NL)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 46th (4:11.904) - 49th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
7171 - Marcos LM600 #9503 (Euser) - Team MarcosMarcos LM600 #9503 (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 5997 cc N/AGT2
Team Marcos (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dominic Chapell (GB)/Henri-Louis Maunoir (CH)/François Migault (F)
preliminary session only:
John van Kouwen (NL), Toon Van de Haterd (NL); listed, never drove: Pascal Dro (F), Toshio Suzuki (J)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: (4:22.904) - 52nd fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Zdeněk Šimka
7373 - Porsche 911 GT2 #046002 - Roock RacingPorsche 911 GT2 #046002 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Manuel Mello-Breyner (P)/Pedro Mello-Breyner (P)/Thomaz Mello-Breyner (P)Result: 11th (66 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 42nd (4:10.479) - 45th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
7474 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99TS393087 - Roock RacingPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99TS393087 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bruno Eichmann (CH)/Andy Pilgrim (USA)/André Ahrlé (D)
preliminary session only:
Pierre Yver (F); listed, never drove: Patrice Goueslard (F)
Result: 10th (55 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 37th (4:07.153) - 40th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver/blue
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
7575 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393103 - Société Larbre CompétitionPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393103 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Société Larbre Compétition (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Patrick Bourdais (F)/André Lara-Resende (BR)/Peter Kitchak (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 43rd (4:10.903) - 46th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
7777 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394074 - Société ChéreauPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394074 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Société Chéreau (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)/Jean-Luc Chéreau (F)/Jack Leconte (F)
listed, never drove:
Pierre Yver (F)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 36th (4:07.137) - 39th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+black/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
7878 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393085 - Elf Haberthur RacingPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393085 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Elf Haberthur Racing (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michel Neugarten (B)/Jean-Claude Lagniez (F)/Guy Martinolle (F)
listed, never drove:
Patrick Camus (F)
Result: 9th 1st in GT2 (54 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 44th (4:11.134) - 47th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
7979 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Konrad MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Konrad Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michel Ligonnet (F)/Larry Schumacher (USA)/Toni Seiler (CH)
preliminary session only:
Robert Nearn (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 47th (4:11.911) - 50th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/turquoise
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/11/2002Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
8080 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99XTS393108 - GT Racing Team AGPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99XTS393108 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
GT Racing Team AG (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Claudia Hürtgen (D)/Hugh Price (GB)/John Robinson (GB)
preliminary session only:
Luigino Pagotto (I); listed, never drove: Bruno Eichmann (CH)
Result: 13th (74 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 45th (4:11.630) - 48th fastest qualifier
Colours: silver
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
8484 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393067 - Stadler MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393067 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc Twin-TurboGT2
Stadler Motorsport (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Lilian Bryner (CH)/Enzo Calderari (CH)/Angelo Zadra (I)
preliminary session only:
Ulli Richter (D)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 41st (4:10.094) - 44th fastest qualifier
Colours: black/yellow
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 02/06/2003Photo by courtesy of: Jeremy Jackson
Entered cars that did not arrive:
2The car did not arriveWR LM97 #1 - Peugeot 1998 cc TurboLMP
Rachel Welter (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Sébastien Enjolras (F)/Marc Rostan (F)Result: (Withdrawn)
Colours: dark grey
Tyres: unknown
12The car did not arriveDebora LMP297 #LMP297-01 - Ford Cosworth LMP
Didier Bonnet (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Edouard Sezionale (F)/François Jakubowski (F)/David Dussau (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: dark grey
Tyres: Michelin
16The car did not arriveMatrix MXP # (Nissan-Chapman) - Nissan TurboLMP
Matrix Motor Co Ltd. (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Tim Richardson (USA)/Bernard de Dryver (B)/Robin Donovan (GB)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
17The car did not arriveWR LM97 # - Peugeot LMP
Alain Lebrun (F)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Pierre Bruneau (F)Result: (NPQ: withdrawn)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car did not arriveFerrari F40 GTE # - Ferrari F120 B V8/90° 4v DOHC Twin-TurboGT1
EnneaClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 # - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Larbre Compétition (F)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car did not arriveSARD MC8-R #2 - Toyota Lexus GT1
Team Menicon Sard (J)-
-
Drivers listed: Olivier Grouillard (F)Result: (NPQ: disqualified)
Colours: red/white (+green)
Tyres: Yokohama
35The car did not arriveSARD MC8-R #3 - Toyota GT1
Team Menicon Sard (J)-
-
Drivers listed: Olivier Grouillard (F)/Alexandre Debanne (F)/Christophe Tinseau (F)/Cathy Muller (F)/Oriol Servia (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: black
Tyres: Michelin
36The car did not arriveHelem V6 #A 01 - Renault V6 GT1
RJ Racing (F)-
-
Drivers listed: Patrick Gonin (F)/Stéphane Daoudi (F)/Benjamin Roy (F)/Marc Sourd (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
37The car did not arriveHelem V6 #A 03 - Renault V6 GT1
RJ Racing (F)-
-
Drivers listed: Patrick Gonin (F)/Marc Sourd (F)/Benjamin Roy (F)/Stéphane Daoudi (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: yellow/blue (+green)
Tyres: unknown
38The car did not arriveMcLaren F1 GTR #05R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC 5990 cc N/AGT1
BBA Compétition (F)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (F)/Pascal Fabre (F)/Marcel Tarrès (F)/Alain Ferté (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: blue/yellow/orange
Tyres: unknown
47The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - Chevrolet 6000 cc GT1
GBF (UK) Ltd.-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Andrea Boldrini (I)/Martin Stretton (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
48The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - Chevrolet 6000 cc GT1
GBF (UK) Ltd. (GB)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mimmo Schiattarella (I)/Luca Badoer (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - Chevrolet 6000 cc GT1
GT1 Team Lotus F. MullerClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ratanakul Prutirat (T)/Maurizio Sandro Sala (BR)/Kasikam Suphot (T)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
53The car did not arrivePanoz GTR-1 # (Reynard) - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5998 cc N/AGT1
DAMSClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jean-Christophe Boullion (F)/Wolfgang Kaufmann (D)/David Velay (F)/Eric Bernard (F)/Franck Lagorce (F)Result: (NPQ: disqualified)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car did not arriveChrysler Viper GTS-R #C1 - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jay Cochran (USA)/Chris Gleason (USA)/Alex Portman (GB)/Jari Nurminen (SF)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
68The car did not arriveSaleen Mustang # - Ford V8 6000 cc N/AGT2
Saleen/Allen Speedlab (USA)Closed bodywork
-
Drivers listed: James Kaye (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
69The car did not arriveGillet Vertigo V de V # - N/AGT2
Eric Van de Vyver (F)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: /Eric van de Vyver (F)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
72The car did not arriveMarcos LM600 - Chevrolet V8 6000 cc N/AGT2
Team MarcosClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Chris Marsh (GB)/François Migault (F)/Andy Purvis (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
76The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394071 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Bruno Krauss (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Bernhard Müller (D)/Michael Trunk (D)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: blue/green/yellow/orange/red
Tyres: Pirelli
81The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393266 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
GT Racing Team AG (CH)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Luca Drudi (I)/Luigino Pagotto (I)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
82The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Parr MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Hugh Price (GB)/Stéphane Ortelli (F)/John Robinson (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
83The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Gerard MacQuillan (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Ben Collins (GB)/Gérard MacQuillan (GB)/Scott Peeler (USA)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
85The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394067 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC 3600 cc TurboGT2
Steve O'Rourke (GB)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Steve O'Rourke (GB)/Tim Sugden (GB)/Win Percy (GB)Result: (NPQ)
Colours: white/red (+yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
The car did not arriveFerrari 333 SP #011 (Dallara) - Ferrari F310E V12/65° 5v 3997 cc N/ALMP
Moretti Racing Inc.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveTVR 12/7
-
-
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSpice WSC D97 - Ford Cosworth LMP
Jon Dellor-
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSpice WSC D97 - Ford Cosworth LMP
-
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveLister Storm GTL (G Force) - Jaguar V12/60° 2v SOHC 6996 cc N/AGT1
Newcastle United ListerClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSpectre R42 - Ford
Peter Allnutt-
-
Result: did not arrive (Not accepted)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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