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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 12.6.1977
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.640 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:mostly dry, brief rain
Start time:11/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:170000
Entered:88
Practiced:62
Qualified:56
Started:55
Finished:21
Classified:20
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - Sports +200013125
Group 6 - Sports 20001191
Group 5982
Group 4 - Grand Touring1093
Le Mans GTP763
Le Mans GTX110
IMSA GT11106
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 720 minutes on 8-9/7
Winners:
Overall:4Porsche 936/77Barth / Haywood / Ickx
Group 6 - Sports 2000:26Chevron B36 ROCPignard / Dufréne / Henry
Group 5:40Porsche 935Ballot-Léna / Gregg
Group 4 - Grand Touring:58Porsche 934Wollek / "Steve" / Gurdjian
Le Mans GTP:88Inaltera FordRondeau / Ragnotti
IMSA GT:71BMW 3.0 CSLDieudonné / Dini / Xhenceval
Fastest Laps:
Overall:4Porsche 936/77Jacky Ickx (B)3:36.500226.808 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:9Alpine-Renault A442Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)3:31.700231.951 km/h
Group 6 - Sports 2000:29Osella PA5 BMWCudini / Touroul / Cambiaghi3:59.600
Group 5:41Porsche 935/77Stommelen / Schurti3:39.300
Group 4 - Grand Touring:58Porsche 934Wollek / "Steve" / Gurdjian3:59.000
Le Mans GTP:88Inaltera FordRondeau / Ragnotti4:00.700
Le Mans GTX:96Porsche Carrera RSSavary / Corthay / Salamin4:26.300
IMSA GT:79Porsche Carrera RSRavenel / Détrin / Ravenel4:21.700
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (25), Alpine (5), BMW (4), Lola (4), Inaltera (3), Chevron (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (25), Ford (9), Renault (7), BMW (6), ROC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 934 (7), Porsche 935 (5), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (5)
Driver nationalities:F (76), GB (18), CH (12), B (10), USA (9), D (4), E (3), AUS (3), NL (3), I (3)
Most used colours:white (35%), red (23%), blue (14%), black (8%), yellow (7%), silver (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (47%), rear-engined (43%), front-engined (10%)
Average engine size:2708 cc (with regard to 40% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 3141 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Nicolas Koob (47), Martin Birrane (42), Claude Ballot-Léna (41)
Youngest known drivers:Didier Pironi (25), Anna Cambiaghi (26), Thierry Perrier (27)
Woman drivers:Christine Beckers, Anna Cambiaghi, Christine Dacremont

Official Race Programme:

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07 - Porsche 935 #930 770 0958 - Ludwig Heimrath
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