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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 7.6.1998
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.605 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:hot, humid; rain early am
Start time:6/6
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:185000
Entered:78
Practiced:47
Qualified:47
Started:47
Finished:23
Classified:22
Classes:PractStartClass
Le Mans Prototype 114145
Le Mans Prototype 2110
Le Mans GT115159
Le Mans GT217178
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 510 minutes on 3-4/6
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:26Porsche 911 GT1-98McNish / Ortelli / Aiello
Le Mans Prototype 1:12Ferrari 333 SPTaylor / van de Poele / Velez
Le Mans GT2:53Chrysler Viper GTS-RBell / Drudi / Donohue
Fastest Laps:
Overall:28Toyota GT-OneMartin Brundle (GB)3:41.809220.812 km/hlap 86
Le Mans Prototype 1:7Porsche LMP1/98Alboreto / Johansson / Dalmas3:44.708
Le Mans Prototype 2:22Debora LMP296 BMWRobert / Bruneau / Sezionale4:10.945
Le Mans GT2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Lamy / Archer4:07.195
Pole Positions:
Overall:35Mercedes-Benz CLK LMBernd Schneider (D)3:35.544227.230 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 1:2BMW V12 Le MansMartini / Cecotto / Winkelhock3:38.829
Le Mans Prototype 2:22Debora LMP296 BMWRobert / Bruneau / Sezionale4:09.453
Le Mans GT2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RBeretta / Lamy / Archer3:59.981
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (16), Chrysler (5), Nissan (4), Ferrari (4), Courage (4)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (19), Nissan (6), BMW (5), Chrysler (5), Ferrari (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 993 GT2 (12), Chrysler Viper (5), Nissan R390 (4), Ferrari 333 SP (4)
Driver nationalities:F (45), GB (15), D (15), I (12), J (11), USA (10), B (7), P (6), S (3), AUS (3), NL (3)
Team nationalities:D (14), F (14), J (7), USA (4), GB (4), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (33%), blue (20%), red (17%), silver (13%), black (8%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (55%), rear-engined (29%), front-engined (16%)
Oldest known drivers:Larry Schumacher (62), Gianpiero Moretti (58), Steve O'Rourke (58)
Youngest known drivers:Franck Montagny (20), Jamie Davies (24), Xavier Pompidou (26)
Female drivers:Claudia Hürtgen

Official Race Programme:

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