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Event: Essais Préqualificatifs 24 Heures du MansDate: 3.5.1998
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.605 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Prequalifying Le Mans

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:7:30
Grid:test session
Distance:test session
Attendance:unknown
Entered:61
Started:unknown
Finished:unknown
Classified:59
Classes:PractStartClass
Le Mans Prototype 1181818
Le Mans Prototype 2111
Le Mans GT1202019
Le Mans GT2222221
Pre-race sessions:
pre-qualifying session held on 3/5 in 2 sessions for a total of 720 minutes
Winners:
Overall:26Porsche 911 GT1-98McNish / Dalmas / Ortelli
Le Mans Prototype 1:5Ferrari 333 SP 98Sospiri / Boullion / Policand
Le Mans Prototype 2:22Debora LMP296 BMWLionel Robert
Le Mans GT2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RLamy / Dupuy / Beretta
Pole Positions:
Overall:26Porsche 911 GT1-98Allan McNish (GB)
Le Mans Prototype 1:5Ferrari 333 SP 98Jean-Christophe Boullion (F)
Le Mans Prototype 2:22Debora LMP296 BMWLionel Robert (F)
Le Mans GT2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-ROlivier Beretta (MC)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (20), Chrysler (5), Nissan (4), Ferrari (4), Courage (4)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (25), Nissan (6), BMW (5), Ford (5), Chrysler (5)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 993 GT2 (13), Chrysler Viper (5), Porsche 911 GT1-98 (4), Nissan R390 (4), Ferrari 333 SP (4)
Driver nationalities:F (49), GB (18), D (15), I (14), USA (7), P (5), J (5), B (4), BR (3), AUS (3), CH (3)
Team nationalities:D (19), F (17), GB (9), J (7), USA (5), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (37%), red (15%), blue (15%), silver (11%), black (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (52%), rear-engined (30%), front-engined (18%)
Average engine size:4302 cc (with regard to 62% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5368 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Larry Schumacher (62), Gianpiero Moretti (58), Steve O'Rourke (58)
Youngest known drivers:Xavier Pompidou (26), Pedro Lamy (26), Benjamin Roy (27)
Female drivers:Claudia Hürtgen

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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