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Event: Premiere Petit Le Mans, 1000 Miles at Road AtlantaDate: 10.10.1998
Track: Road Atlanta Motor Sports Center (United States), 4.120 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Petit Le Mans

Weather:cool, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:1000 miles
Attendance:40000
Entered:33
Practiced:31
Qualified:31
Started:29
Finished:15
Classes:PractStart
World Sports Car66
Le Mans Prototype 143
Sports Car GT121
Sports Car GT233
Sports Car GT388
Le Mans GT-133
Le Mans GT-255
Race notes:
6 full-course cautions
Pre-race sessions:
4 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 8-9/10
1 qualifying session held for a total of 30 minutes on 9/10
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:7Ferrari 333 SPvan de Poele / Taylor / Collard
World Sports Car:8Riley & Scott Mk III FordLeitzinger / Schubot / Camferdam
Sports Car GT1:4Panoz GTR-1 FordPruett / Bernard / Brabham / Wallace
Sports Car GT2:75Mazda RX-7 TKTWorth / Sansone
Sports Car GT3:76Porsche 993 Carrera RSRArgetsinger / Polidori / Cilli
Le Mans GT-1:38Porsche 911 GT1 EvoBoutsen / Wollek / Kelleners
Le Mans GT-2:81Porsche 911 GT2Ligonnet / Stewart
Fastest Laps:
Overall:26Porsche 911 GT1-98Allan McNish (GB)1:15.239197.128 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:26Porsche 911 GT1-98Allan McNish (GB)1:13.754201.097 km/h
World Sports Car:27Ferrari 333 SPTheys1:14.136200.058 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 1:77Porsche LMP1/98Alboreto / Johansson / Müller1:14.454199.205 km/h
Sports Car GT1:4Panoz GTR-1 FordPruett / Bernard / Brabham / Wallace1:16.951192.735 km/h
Sports Car GT2:04Porsche 911 GT2Morton / Fellows / Graham1:27.999168.531 km/h
Sports Car GT3:10BMW M3Auberlen / Simo / Pilgrim1:26.557171.347 km/h
Le Mans GT-2:72Porsche 911 GT2Konrad / Lammers1:24.654175.193 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (12), Riley & Scott (4), BMW (4), Ferrari (3), Panoz (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (12), Ford (5), BMW (4), Ferrari (3), Mazda (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 GT2 (5), Riley & Scott Mk III (4), BMW M3 E36 (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (48), F (9), CDN (5), D (4), I (4), GB (3), B (3), EC (2), AUS (2), NL (2)
Team nationalities:USA (17), D (5)
Most used colours:white (50%), red (15%), blue (11%), black (6%), yellow (6%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (34%), front-engined (34%), mid-engined (32%)
Oldest known drivers:Peter Kitchak (57), Jim Downing (56), John Morton (56)
Youngest known drivers:Emmanuel Collard (27), Stéphane Ortelli (28), Allan McNish (29)

Official Race Programme:

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