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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 13.6.2004
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.650 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:dry, warm and hot
Start time:12/6 16:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:200000
Entered:77
Practiced:48
Qualified:48
Started:48
Finished:27
Classified:26
Classes:PractStartClass
Le Mans Prototype 1191910
Le Mans Prototype 2662
Le Mans GTS775
Le Mans GT161610
Race notes:
3 full-course cautions for 35 minutes
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 9-10/6
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:5Audi R8Capello / Kristensen / Ara
Le Mans Prototype 2:32Lola B2K/40 JuddField / Binnie / Sutherland
Le Mans GTS:64Chevrolet Corvette C5-RGavin / Beretta / Magnussen
Le Mans GT:90Porsche 996 GT3-RSRMaassen / Bergmeister / Long
Fastest Laps:
Overall:88Audi R8Jamie Davies (GB)3:34.264229.343 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:31Courage C65 AERJean-Marc Gounon (F)3:47.918215.604 km/h
Le Mans GTS:65Ferrari 550 MaranelloDarren Turner (GB)3:52.223211.607 km/h
Le Mans GT:90Porsche 996 GT3-RSRSascha Maassen (D)4:06.306199.508 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:88Audi R8Johnny Herbert (GB)3:32.838230.880 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:31Courage C65 AERJean-Marc Gounon (F)3:41.126222.226 km/h
Le Mans GTS:66Ferrari 550 MaranelloTomáš Enge (CZ)3:49.438214.176 km/h
Le Mans GT:90Porsche 996 GT3-RSRSascha Maassen (D)4:07.394198.631 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (11), Ferrari (7), Audi (4), Lola (4), Dome (3), Courage (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (11), Judd (9), Ferrari (7), Audi (4), Chevrolet (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RSR (6), Audi R8 (4), Dome S101 (3), Ferrari 550 Maranello (3), Porsche 996 GT3-RS (3), Courage C65 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (38), F (34), USA (13), J (10), D (8), NL (7), I (6), DK (6), CH (4), CDN (3), NZ (3)
Team nationalities:GB (15), F (12), USA (10), NL (4), D (4), J (3)
Most used colours:white (22%), blue (18%), red (18%), black (15%), yellow (11%), silver (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (54%), rear-engined (22%), front-engined (24%)
Average engine size:4090 cc (with regard to 20% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4417 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (61), Andrew Bagnall (57), Youjirou Terada (57)
Youngest known drivers:Pierre Kaffer (18), Clint Field (21), Nathan Kinch (22)

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