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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 20.6.1982
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.626 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:19/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:250000
Entered:79
Practiced:59
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:19
Classified:18
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C29286
Group B100
Group 6 - Sports330
Group 5763
Group 4 - Grand Touring111
IMSA GTX11116
IMSA GTO662
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 16-17/6
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:1Porsche 956Ickx / Bell
Group 5:60Porsche 935 K3Cooper / Smith / Bourgoignie
Group 4 - Grand Touring:90Porsche 934Dron / Cleare / Jones
IMSA GTX:79Porsche 935/78-81Fitzpatrick / Hobbs
IMSA GTO:87Porsche 924 Carrera GTRBusby / Bundy
Fastest Laps:
Overall:12Rondeau M382 FordJean Ragnotti (F)3:36.900226.166 km/hlap 69
IMSA GTX:83Mazda RX-7 254iWalkinshaw / Lovett / Nicholson4:13.500
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 956Jacky Ickx (B)3:28.400235.391 km/h
Group B:95Porsche 930Touroul / Gadal / Gadal4:18.810
Group 6 - Sports:51Lancia Martini LC1Michele Alboreto (I)3:31.420
Group 5:64Porsche 935 K3/81Dören / Contreras / Sprowls3:44.050
Group 4 - Grand Touring:90Porsche 934Dron / Cleare / Jones4:04.080
IMSA GTX:79Porsche 935/78-81Fitzpatrick / Hobbs3:48.500
IMSA GTO:81Chevrolet CamaroHagan / Felton / Williams3:52.590
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (16), Rondeau (6), Ferrari (4), Lancia (4), BMW (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (17), Porsche (16), Ferrari (4), Lancia (4), Chevrolet (4), BMW (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (7), Ferrari 512 BB (4), Rondeau M382 (4)
Driver nationalities:F (40), USA (34), GB (33), B (11), D (10), I (7), CH (3), AUS (3), IRL (2), J (2)
Team nationalities:F (14), USA (13), GB (12), D (10), J (3), I (2)
Most used colours:white (41%), red (22%), blue (16%), black (6%), silver (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (72%), rear-engined (14%), front-engined (14%)
Average engine size:3340 cc (with regard to 40% turbocharged cars and 3% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 3990 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (51), Billy Hagan (50), Martin Birrane (47)
Youngest known drivers:François Hesnault (26), Michele Alboreto (26), Didier Theys (26)
Woman drivers:Anny-Charlotte Verney, Desiré Wilson

Official Race Programme:

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