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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 15.6.1980
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.626 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:14/6 16:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:74
Practiced:65
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:25
Classified:25
Classes:PractStartClass
Group 6 - Sports +2000864
Group 6 - Sports 20001183
Group 511102
Group 4 - Grand Touring552
IMSA GTX22188
Le Mans GTP776
Le Mans GTX110
Pre-race sessions:
1 qualifying session held for a total of 300 minutes on 12/6
1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 240 minutes on 11/6
Winners:
Overall:16Rondeau M379B FordRondeau / Jaussaud
Group 6 - Sports 2000:25Chevron B36 ROCHesnault / Sotty / Laurent
Group 5:49Porsche 935/77ASchornstein / Grohs / von Tschirnhaus
Group 4 - Grand Touring:93Porsche 911 SCPerrier / Carmillet
IMSA GTX:70Porsche 935 K3/80Fitzpatrick / Redman / Barbour
Le Mans GTP:17Rondeau M379B FordSpice / Martin / Martin
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9Porsche 908/80 TurboJacky Ickx (B)3:40.600222.373 km/h
IMSA GTX:86Mazda RX-7Soto / Honegger / Hutchins4:35.500
Pole Positions:
Overall:15Rondeau M379B FordPescarolo / Ragnotti3:47.900
Group 6 - Sports 2000:28Osella PA8 BMWLombardi / Thatcher4:08.600
Group 5:42Porsche 935 K3/80Stommelen / Plankenhorn / Ikuzawa3:49.800
Group 4 - Grand Touring:94Porsche 934Alméras / Alméras / Hoepfner4:18.900
IMSA GTX:70Porsche 935 K3/80Fitzpatrick / Redman / Barbour3:48.400
Le Mans GTP:5WM P79/80 PeugeotFréquelin / Dorchy3:51.900
Le Mans GTX:96BMW M1Alliot / Guérin4:11.700
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (24), Ferrari (5), BMW (5), Lola (4), Rondeau (3), WM (3), Lancia (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (24), BMW (9), Ford (7), Ferrari (5), Peugeot (3), ROC (3), Lancia (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (15), Ferrari 512 BB (5), BMW M1 (4), Porsche 934 (4)
Driver nationalities:F (59), USA (21), GB (19), D (15), I (9), B (8), CH (4), YV (2), PR (2)
Team nationalities:F (24), D (9), USA (8), GB (5), I (5), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (40%), red (20%), blue (13%), yellow (8%), black (7%), green (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (56%), rear-engined (36%), front-engined (8%)
Average engine size:2891 cc (with regard to 53% turbocharged cars and 1% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 3538 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Martino Finotto (47), Carlo Facetti (45), Martin Birrane (45)
Youngest known drivers:John Paul, Jr. (20), Denis Morin (24), Jean-Paul Libert (25)
Woman drivers:Marianne Hoepfner, Lella Lombardi, Anny-Charlotte Verney

Official Race Programme:

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