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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 17.6.1990
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.600 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:sunny, warm
Start time:16/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:240000
Entered:60
Practiced:57
Qualified:49
Started:49
Finished:28
Classified:28
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C1383522
Group C211105
IMSA GTP441
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 15 minutes
24 finishers (including the winner) unable cross the line because of crowd
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 600 minutes on 13-14/6
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:3Jaguar XJR-12 LMNielsen / Cobb / Brundle
Group C2:116Spice SE89C FordPiper / Iacobelli / Youles
IMSA GTP:203Mazda 767BKatayama / Yorino / Terada
Fastest Laps:
Overall:84Nissan R90CKSteve Millen (NZ)3:40.030222.515 km/hlap 269
Group C2:128Spice SE90C FordCharles Zwolsman (NL)3:58.270205.520 km/h
IMSA GTP:202Mazda 787Volker Weidler (D)3:47.330215.369 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:24Nissan R90CKMark Blundell (GB)3:27.020236.499 km/h
Group C2:103Spice SE88C FordJames Shead (GB)3:50.690
IMSA GTP:202Mazda 787Volker Weidler (D)3:43.040219.512 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (18), Nissan (7), Spice (7), Jaguar (4), Toyota (3), Cougar (3), Mazda (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (21), Ford (10), Nissan (7), Jaguar (4), Toyota (3), Mazda (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 962 (18), Jaguar XJR-12 (4), Nissan R90CK (4)
Driver nationalities:GB (34), F (28), J (15), D (10), I (8), S (7), USA (7), B (6), CH (4), ZA (3), IRL (3)
Team nationalities:GB (15), J (10), D (8), F (6), CH (3), AUS (2), USA (2)
Most used colours:white (33%), blue (25%), red (18%), yellow (5%), black (4%), violet (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:3477 cc (with regard to 65% turbocharged cars and 6% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 4643 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Kunimitsu Takahashi (50), Gianpiero Moretti (50), Yoshimi Katayama (50)
Youngest known drivers:Rickard Rydell (23), Mark Blundell (24), J.J. Lehto (24)

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