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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 19.6.1983
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:18/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:71
Practiced:54
Qualified:52
Started:51
Finished:24
Classified:20
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C393814
Group C Junior652
Group B884
IMSA GTX000
IMSA GTO000
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 15-16/6
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:3Porsche 956Schuppan / Holbert / Haywood
Group C Junior:60Mazda 717CKatayama / Terada / Yorino
Group B:93Porsche 930Cooper / Smith / Ovey
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Porsche 956Ickx / Bell3:29.700233.931 km/h
Group C Junior:65De Cadenet Lola FordSheldon / Duret / Harrower3:59.200
Group B:90BMW M1von Bayern / Pallavicini / Winther4:07.100
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 956Jacky Ickx (B)3:16.560249.570 km/h
Group C Junior:63Alba AR2 GianniniCarlo Facetti (I)3:42.780
Group B:90BMW M1Leopold von Bayern (D)4:10.370
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (21), Rondeau (7), Lancia (5), Mazda (2), WM (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (21), Ford (14), Ferrari (5), BMW (4), Mazda (2), Peugeot (2), Aston Martin (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 956 (11), Porsche 930 (6), Rondeau M382 (3), Lancia LC2 (3), Rondeau M482 (3)
Driver nationalities:F (46), GB (31), D (16), USA (12), B (10), I (10), J (3), CDN (3), CH (3), CO (2), IRL (2)
Team nationalities:F (14), GB (11), D (11), I (6), CH (4), J (3)
Most used colours:white (45%), blue (18%), red (17%), yellow (5%), black (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (86%), rear-engined (11%), front-engined (3%)
Average engine size:3050 cc (with regard to 54% turbocharged cars and 3% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 3819 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (52), Martino Finotto (50), Vic Elford (48)
Youngest known drivers:Michael Andretti (21), Paolo Barilla (22), Pascal Fabre (23)
Woman drivers:Anny-Charlotte Verney, Desiré Wilson

Official Race Programme:

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