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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 13.6.1999
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.605 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:warm, mostly dry
Start time:12/6
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:200000
Entered:71
Practiced:49
Qualified:46
Started:45
Finished:23
Classified:22
Classes:PractStartClass
Le Mans Prototypes20199
Le Mans GT Prototypes871
Le Mans GTS16169
Le Mans GT433
Race notes:
2 full-course cautions for 105 minutes
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 9-10/6
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:15BMW V12 LMRMartini / Dalmas / Winkelhock
Le Mans GT Prototypes:3Toyota GT-OneKatayama / Tsuchiya / Suzuki
Le Mans GTS:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Wendlinger / Dupuy
Le Mans GT:81Porsche 996 GT3-RRiccitelli / Alzen / Huisman
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3Toyota GT-OneUkyou Katayama (J)3:35.032227.771 km/h
Le Mans Prototypes:17BMW V12 LMRMüller / Kristensen / Lehto3:35.870
Le Mans GTS:52Chrysler Viper GTS-RArcher / Duez / Bell3:59.100
Le Mans GT:80Porsche 996 GT3-RMüller / Wollek / Mayländer4:12.552
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Toyota GT-OneMartin Brundle (GB)3:29.930233.306 km/h
Le Mans Prototypes:17BMW V12 LMRMüller / Kristensen / Lehto3:31.209
Le Mans GTS:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Wendlinger / Dupuy3:56.588
Le Mans GT:81Porsche 996 GT3-RRiccitelli / Alzen / Huisman4:11.051
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (11), Chrysler (8), BMW (4), Audi (4), Toyota (3), Courage (3), Riley & Scott (3), Lola (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (12), Chrysler (8), Ford (7), BMW (4), Audi (4)
Top car types by numbers:Chrysler Viper (8), Porsche 911 GT2 (8), Toyota GT-One (3), Riley & Scott Mk III (3), Lola B98/10 (3)
Driver nationalities:F (39), D (18), I (13), GB (12), J (9), P (8), USA (8), B (6), NL (5), S (3), A (3)
Team nationalities:F (15), D (14), J (7), GB (5), USA (3)
Most used colours:white (37%), silver (18%), blue (15%), black (12%), red (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (53%), rear-engined (24%), front-engined (23%)
Average engine size:5103 cc (with regard to 40% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5919 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Katsunori Iketani (58), Peter Kitchak (58), Henri Pescarolo (57)
Youngest known drivers:Sébastien Bourdais (20), Franck Montagny (21), David Terrien (23)
Woman drivers:Claudia Hürtgen

Official Race Programme:

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