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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 11.6.1989
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.535 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:cloudy
Start time:10/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:230000
Entered:67
Practiced:62
Qualified:56
Started:55
Finished:19
Classified:19
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C1403811
Group C217145
IMSA GTP333
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 3 laps (20 minutes)
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 7-8/6
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:63Sauber-Mercedes C9/88Mass / Reuter / Dickens
Group C2:113Cougar C20LM PorscheAndruet / Farjon / Kasuya
IMSA GTP:201Mazda 767BKennedy / Dieudonné / Hodgetts
Fastest Laps:
Overall:4Jaguar XJR-9 LMAlain Ferté (F)3:21.270242.093 km/hlap 246
Group C2:101Spice SE89C FordNick Adams (GB)3:41.730219.716 km/h
IMSA GTP:202Mazda 767BTakashi Yorino (J)3:28.520233.637 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:62TSauber-Mercedes C9/88Jean-Louis Schlesser (F)3:15.040249.826 km/h
Group C2:104Spice SE89C FordGrand / Pochauvin / Roy3:38.700
IMSA GTP:202Mazda 767BYorino / Regout / Forbes-Robinson3:25.450237.167 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (17), Spice (9), Jaguar (4), Sauber (3), Mazda (3), Cougar (3), Nissan (3), Tiga (3), Toyota (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (20), Ford (14), Jaguar (4), Nissan (4), Mercedes (3), Mazda (3), Toyota (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 962 (17), Jaguar XJR-9 (4), Spice SE89C (4)
Driver nationalities:F (43), GB (37), J (17), D (10), USA (10), I (9), B (5), CH (4), S (4), ZA (3), E (3), A (3), AUS (3), IRL (3)
Team nationalities:GB (17), F (9), J (9), D (6), CH (6), CH/D (3), AUS (2)
Most used colours:white (32%), blue (23%), red (16%), yellow (9%), silver (5%), black (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:3559 cc (with regard to 58% turbocharged cars and 5% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 4603 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Claude Ballot-Léna (53), Brian Redman (52), Raymond Touroul (50)
Youngest known drivers:Mark Blundell (23), George Fouché (24), Steven Andskar (25)
Woman drivers:Lyn St. James

Official Race Programme:

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