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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 14.6.1987
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.535 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:13/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:63
Practiced:50
Qualified:48
Started:48
Finished:14
Classified:12
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C127266
Group C220195
IMSA GTP/GTX331
IMSA GTO
Race notes:
4 full-course cautions
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 450 minutes on 8-9/6
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:17Porsche 962 CStuck / Bell / Holbert
Group C2:111Spice SE86C FordSpice / Velez / de Henning
IMSA GTP/GTX:202Mazda 757Kennedy / Dieudonné / Galvin
Fastest Laps:
Overall:62Sauber C9 MercedesJohnny Dumfries (GB)3:25.400237.225 km/h
Group C2:102Ecosse C286 FordDuez / Mallock / Leslie3:45.700
IMSA GTP/GTX:202Mazda 757Kennedy / Dieudonné / Galvin3:44.400
Pole Positions:
Overall:18Porsche 962 CBob Wollek (F)3:21.090
Group C2:127Spice SE86C HartNick Adams (GB)3:40.020
IMSA GTP/GTX:201Mazda 757Katayama / Terada / Yorino3:45.560
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Tiga (6), Sauber (4), Jaguar (3), Nissan (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (15), Ford (11), Jaguar (3), BMW (3), Nissan (3), Mercedes (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 962 (11), Tiga GC287 (4), Jaguar XJR-8 (3)
Driver nationalities:F (41), GB (28), J (13), USA (11), D (7), B (6), CDN (5), ZA (5), S (3), CH (3), DK (3), AUS (3)
Team nationalities:GB (13), F (12), D (8), J (7), CH (5)
Most used colours:white (46%), red (17%), blue (13%), black (8%), yellow (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (97%), rear-engined (3%)
Average engine size:3268 cc (with regard to 58% turbocharged cars and 4% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 4187 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Georges Tessier (50), David Hobbs (48), Andy Petery (48)
Youngest known drivers:George Fouché (22), Paul Belmondo (24), Philippe Gache (25)

Official Race Programme:

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