Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 11.6.1978
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.640 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
1st2Pironi / JaussaudAlpine-Renault A442BEquipe Renault Elf Sport3705044.530 kms210.1891stS+2.01st+2000
2nd6Wollek / Barth / IckxPorsche 936/78Martini Racing Porsche System3654968.120 kms207.0052ndS+2.0
3rd7Haywood / Gregg / JöstPorsche 936/77Martini Racing Porsche System3634940.730 kms205.8633rdS+2.0
4th4Ragnotti / Fréquelin / Dolhem / JabouilleAlpine-Renault A442AEquipe Renault Elf Sport Calberson3594894.390 kms203.9324thS+2.0
5th90Redman / Paul / BarbourPorsche 935/77ADick Barbour Racing3384607.420 kms191.9751stIMSA+2.51st+2500
6th44Busby / Knoop / CordPorsche 935/77APorsche Kremer Racing3374592.970 kms191.3731stGr.5+2.01st+2000
7th41Gomes / Amaral / Guaraná MenezesPorsche 935A.S.A. Cachia-Team Pace3304489.010 kms187.0422ndGr.5+2.0
8th43Schurti / StommelenPorsche 935/78Martini Racing Porsche System3274447.730 kms185.3223rdGr.5+2.0
9th72Rondeau / Darniche / HaranRondeau M378 FordJean Rondeau2954019.020 kms167.4591stGTP3.01st2001-3000
10th10Schuppan / Laffite / PoseyMirage M9 RenaultGrand Touring Cars Inc.2944007.730 kms166.9885thS+2.0
11th31Pignard / Ferrier / RossiaudChevron B36 ROCR.O.C. La Pierre du Nord2853878.210 kms161.5921stS2.01st-2000
12th66Verney / Lapeyre / ServaninPorsche Carrera RSRAnny-Charlotte Verney2803817.920 kms159.0801stGT3.0
13th71Chevalley / TrisconiInaltera FordA. Chevalley Racing2803810.170 kms158.7572ndGTP3.0
14th97Spice / Rulon-Miller / PerkinsPorsche Carrera RSRCharles Ivey Engineering2793801.150 kms158.3612ndIMSA+2.5
15th8Craft / De CadenetDe Cadenet Lola LM FordAlain de Cadenet2743729.570 kms155.3986thS+2.0
16th86Migault / GuittenyFerrari 365 GT4/BB - 512BBEcurie Grand Compétition Car2633579.340 kms149.1393rdIMSA+2.5
17th62Bussi / "Segolen" / BriavoinePorsche 934"Ségolen"2603540.880 kms147.5361stGT+3.01st+3000

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
23Surer / Strähl / BlumerSauber C5 BMWFrancy Sauber PP AG2583506.320 kmsS2.0
20Plastina / Grandjean / LuiniCheetah G601 FordC. H. Graemiger2513420.670 kmsS2.0
64Bourdillat / Bernard / FavressePorsche CarreraGeorges Bourdillat2423295.380 kmsGT3.0
25Sotty / Cuynet / DufreyLola T294/6 FordPronuptia2393250.890 kmsS2.0
24Elkoubi / Streiff / YverLola T296 FordPronuptia M.R.E.2333159.140 kmsS2.0
28Lateste / Auboiron / LacaudLola T297 BMWDominique Lacaud2182965.070 kmsS2.0
45"Winter" / Schornstein / GurdjianPorsche 935 K2Porsche Kremer Racing1832494.860 kmsGr.5+2.0
27Charnell / Smith / Alliot / JonesChevron B31 FordMogil Motors Ltd. with Kores Racing181S2.0

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.Div.
1Jabouille / DepaillerAlpine-Renault A443Equipe Renault Elf Sport279EngineS+2.0
5Ickx / Pescarolo / MassPorsche 936/78Martini Racing Porsche System255AccidentS+2.0
88Andruet / DiniFerrari 512 BBPozzi-Thompson J.M.S.251EngineIMSA+2.5
87Delaunay / Guérin / YoungFerrari 512 BBLuigi Chinetti Sr.232GearboxIMSA+2.5
89Ballot-Léna / LafosseFerrari 512 BBPozzi-Thompson J.M.S.218GearboxIMSA+2.5
19Grob / EdwardsIbec 308 LM FordIbec Racing Developments Hesketh Team195Con rodS+2.0
30Henry / Dufréne / Cohen-OlivarChevron B36 ROCR.O.C. La Pierre du Nord195PistonS2.0
78Mathiot / Sourd / DebiasWM P78 PeugeotWM A.E.R.E.M.186AccidentGTP+3.0
76Hoepfner / DacremontWM P76 PeugeotWM A.E.R.E.M.171Head gasketGTP3.0
68Dören / Feitler / Poulain / HolupPorsche 934Hervé Poulain167GearboxGT+3.0
3Jarier / BellAlpine-Renault A442AEquipe Renault Elf Sport162DifferentialS+2.0
91Garretson / Akin / EarlePorsche 935/77ADick Barbour Racing159AccidentIMSA+2.5
29Dubois / Gache / SanchezChevron B36 ROCR.O.C. Modylock142AccidentS2.0
48Müller / Haldi / "Nico"Porsche 935Meccarillos Cégécol Racing Team140Gearbox casingGr.5+2.0
26Morand / Blanc / VuagnatLola T296 FordG.V.E.A.130Oil pressureS2.0
21Rousselot / Lemerle / LeviéLola T294 ROCJean-Marie Lemerle126Broken rear chassisS2.0
65Salamin / Vial / Courage / LaplacettePorsche 930Joël Laplacette116Brakes, accidentGT+3.0
34Walkinshaw / Quester / DougallOsella PA6 BMWBMW (G.B.) Racing-Tolemans Racing113AccidentS2.0
12Faure / Beasley / Phillips / RaymondDe Cadenet Lola T380 FordSimon Phillips Racing with Batco France99DQ:Insufficient distance coveredS+2.0
61Chasseuil / LefebvrePorsche 934Auto Daniel Urcun61PistonGT+3.0
32Harrower / Slaughter / Joscelyne / BirchenhoughLola T294S FordDorset Racing Association with Kelly Girl61EngineS2.0
77Raulet / MamersWM P77 PeugeotWM A.E.R.E.M.44ClutchGTP+3.0
94Whittington / Whittington / KonradPorsche 935/77AWhittington Brother Inc. Racing41AccidentGr.5+2.0
85Pilette / Faure / "Beurlys" / TouroulFerrari 512 BB"Beurly's"39GearboxIMSA+2.5
69Braillard / Ravenel / Ravenel / DagoreauPorsche 934Jean Louis Ravenel-V.S.D.35Injection pumpGT+3.0
46Raymond / "Steve" / FraneyPorsche 935/77APorsche Kremer Racing34EngineGr.5+2.0
11Leclère / PoseyMirage M9 RenaultGrand Touring Cars Inc.33ElectricsS+2.0
84Frisselle / Kirby / HotchkisChevrolet MonzaWynn's International Belgium30HeadIMSA+2.5
33TEvans / DownLola T294S FordCloud Engineering Ltd. - Dorset23Puncture, broken chassisS2.0
47Fitzpatrick / HezemansPorsche 935/77AWeisberg Gelo Team19PistonGr.5+2.0

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
9Cooper / Evans / LovettDe Cadenet Lola LM FordAlain de CadenetReserveS+2.0
14Chasseuil / StriebigTOJ SC303 FordB.P. RacingReserveS+2.0
98Belliard / PerrierPorsche CarreraThierry PerrierReserveIMSA+2.5
96Cudini / DieudonnéBMW 3.5 CSLGarage du BacReserveIMSA+2.5
40Schickentanz / HeyerMercedes-Benz 450 SLCA.M.G. Motorenbau GmbHReserveGr.5+2.0
22CambiaghiLola T296/7 ROCAgence LocomotivReserveS2.0
73de Saint-Pierre / MignotAlpine A310 RenaultBernard DécureReserveGTP3.0
60De Lautour / Bleynie / EnnequinPorsche 934Meccarillos Cégécol Racing TeamGT+3.0
63Gouttepifre / Touroul / BoubetPorsche Carrera RSChristian GouttepifreDQ: illegal engineGT3.0

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonPos.Gr.Pos.Div.
33Down / EvansLola T294S FordCloud Engineering Ltd. - DorsetAccident in practiceS2.0

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
TAlpine-Renault A442Equipe Renault Elf SportSpare carS+2.0

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.Div.
42Konrad / MerlPorsche 935/77AKonrad RacingGr.5+2.0
50Jenvey / MorrisonLotus Esprit S1Morfe Racing with PolaroofGr.5 2.0
70Preece / HamiltonAston Martin AM V8 TurboRobin HamiltonGTP+3.0
92Porsche 934Holly Cars L.S.A.IMSA+2.5
Ferrari 308 GTBLuigi Chinetti Sr.
Ted TolemanBMW 3.5 CSLBMW (GB) Racing avec Toleman DeliveryIMSA+2.5
Ferrari 512 BBEcurie Grand Competition CarIMSA+2.5
Florian VetschFerrari 308 GTBFlorian VetschGT3.0
Hervé PoulainBMW 320Hervé PoulainGr.5 2.0
Chevron B36Agence LocomotivS2.0
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