2001 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

2001 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

69émes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 2001
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
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Date: June 16-17, Rain Track Length: 13 600 m
Attendance:   Pole Position: Rinaldo Capello, 3'32.429"
Entries: 54 Fastest Lap:  
Practiced:   Distance:  
Starters: 48 Average Speed:  
Classified: 20    

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Laps
km
Reason Out
1 1* 1 Audi Sport Team Joest, D
Infineon Audi R8-2001
Frank Biela, D
Emanuele Pirro, I
Tom Kristensen, DK
3596
tc
V8 LMP
900
321  
2 2 2 Audi Sport North America, USA
Infineon Audi R8-2001
Laurent Aïello, F
Rinaldo Capello, I
Christian Pescatori, I
DNS Michele Alboreto, I*
3596
tc
V8 LMP
900
320 *Fatal accident in test
3 3* 8 Team Bentley, GB
Bentley EXP Speed 8 - Audi
Andy Wallace, GB
Butch Leitzinger, USA
Eric van de Poele, B
DNS James Weaver, GB
3596
tc
V8 LM
GTP
306  
4 4 16 Team Playstation, F
Chrysler LMP2001 - Mopar
Olivier Beretta, F
Karl Wendlinger, A
Pedro Lamy, P
DNS Seiji Ara, J
DNS Masahiko Kondo, J
DNS Ni Amorim, P
5998 V8 LMP
900
298  
5 5 38 ROC Auto, F
Reynard 2KQ-LM - Volkswagen/Lehmann
(Reynard 01Q ?)
Jordi Gene, E
Jean-Denis Deletraz, CH
Pascal Fabre, F
1997
tc
S4 LMP
675
284  
6 6 83 Seikel Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Gabrio Rosa, I
Fabio Babini, I
Luca Drudi, I
DNS Alex Caffi, I
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
283  
7 7 77 Freisinger Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Gunnar Jeannette, USA
Romain Dumas, F
Philippe Haezenbrouck, F
DNS Wolfgang Kaufmann, D
DNS Nigel Smith, GB
DNS Yukihiro Hane, J
3596 F6 LM
GT
282  
8 8 63 Corvette Racing / Gary Pratt, USA
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R
Ron Fellows, CDN
Scott Pruett, USA
Johnny O'Connell, USA
DNS Andy Pilgrim, USA
DNS Franck Fréon, F
DNS Kelly Collins, USA
DNS Chris Kneifel, USA
6984 V8 LM
GTS
278  
9 9 75 Perspective Racing, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Thierry Perrier, F
Michel Neugarten, B
Nigel Smith, GB
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
275  
10 10 80 Larbre Compétition / Chereau, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Jean-Luc Chereau, F
Patrice Goueslard, F
Sebastien Dumez, F
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
274  
11 11 72 Team Taisan Advan, J
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Hideo Fukuyama, J
Atsushi Yogo, J
Kazuyuki Nishizawa/Nishikawa, J
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
273  
12 12 82 Seikel Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Tony Burgess, CDN
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
Andrew Bagnall, NZ
DNS Philip Collin, USA
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
272  
13 13 17 Pescarolo Sport, F
Courage C60 - Peugeot/Sodemo
Sébastien Bourdais, F
Jean-Christophe Boullion, F
Laurent Redon, F
DNS Olivier Grouillard, F
DNS Emmanuel Clérico, F
3200
tc
V6 LMP
900
271  
14 14 64 Corvette Racing / Gary Pratt, USA
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R
Andy Pilgrim, USA
Kelly Collins, USA
Franck Fréon, F
DNS Johnny O'Connell, USA
DNS Scott Pruett, USA
DNS Ron Fellows, CDN
6984 V8 LM
GT
271  
15 15 6 Motorola DAMS, F
Cadillac Northstar LMP
Wayne Taylor, ZA
Max Angelelli, I
Christophe Tinseau, F
DNS Marc Goossens, B
3977
tc
V8 LMP
900
270  
16 16 76 PK Sport / Ricardo Engineering, GB
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Mike Youles, GB
Dave Warnock, GB
Stephen Day, GB
DNS Geoff Lister, GB
DNS Matt Turner, GB
DNS Fred Moss, GB
DNS Price
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
265  
17 17 74 Warm Up Luc Alphand Adventure / JMB, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Luc Alphand, F
Michel Ligonnet, F
Luis Marques, F
DNS David Halliday, F/B
DNS Philippe Alliot, F
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
265  
18 18 60 Saleen / Allen Speedlab, USA
Saleen S7-R - Ford
Franz Konrad, A
Oliver Gavin, GB
Terry Borcheller, USA
7000 V8 LM
GTS
246  
19 19 30 Gerard Welter, F
WR LMP 2001 - Peugeot
Stéphane Daoudi, F
Yojiro Terada, J
Jean-René de Fournoux, F
DNS Jean-Bernard Bouvet, F
1998
tc
S4 LMP
675
245  
20 20 58 Larbre Compétition, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Christophe Bouchut, F
Jean-Philippe Belloc, F
Tiago Monteiro, P
DNS Jürgen von Gartzen, D
7986 V10 LM
GTS
234  
                   
21 NC 79 Noël del Bello Racing, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Sylvain Noel, F
Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiere, F
Georges Forgeois, F/USA
DNS Karsten Jodexnis, D
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
193 Insufficient distance
                   
22 DNF 14 Viper Team ORECA, F
Chrysler LMP2001 - Mopar
Seiji Ara, J
Masahiko Kondo, J
Ni Amorim, P
DNS Yannick Dalmas, F
DNS Olivier Beretta, F
DNS Karl Wendlinger, A
5998 V8 LMP
900
243 Engine
23 DNF 62 Ecurie Ecosse / Ray Mallock Limited, GB
Saleen S7-R - Ford
Johnny Mowlem, GB
Ian McKellar, GB
Bruno Lambert, B
7000 V8 LM
GTS
175 Engine
24 DNF 9 Racing For Holland, NL
Dome S101 - Judd
Jan Lammers, NL
Donny Crevels, NL
Val Hillebrand, B
DNS Peter Kox, NL
3998 V10 LMP
900
156 Engine
25 DNF 20 Team Ascari, GB
Ascari A410 - Judd
Werner Lupberger, ZA
Ben Collins, GB
Harri Toivonen, SF
DNS Xavier Pompidou, F
DNS Patrick Lemarie, F
DNS Klaas Zwart, NL
3998 V10 LMP
900
134 Engine
26 DNF 15 Viper Team ORECA, F
Chrysler LMP2001 - Mopar
Yannick Dalmas, F
Stephane Sarrazin, F
Franck Montagny, F
DNS Norman Simon, D
5998 V8 LMP
900
126 Engine
27 DNF 70 Aspen Knolls Racing / MCR, USA
Callaway C12-R - SuperNatural
Bob Mazzuoccola, USA
Vic Rice, USA
Cort Wagner, USA
DNS Shane Lewis, USA
6980 V8 LM
GT
98 Engine
28 DNF 36 Dick Barbour Racing, USA
Reynard 01Q-LM - Judd
Didier de Radigues, B
Sascha Maassen, D
Hideshi Matsuda, J
DNS Eric van de Poele, B
3400 V8 LMP
675
95 Engine
29 DNF 32 Roock Racing International / Knight Hawk Racing, D/GB/USA
Lola B2K/40 - Nissan
Claudia Hurtgen, D
Rich Fairbanks, USA
Chris Gleason, USA
DNS Steven Knight, USA
DNS Mel Hawkins, USA
3000
3400?
V6 LMP
675
94 Overheating
30 DNF 33 MG Sport & Racing Ltd, GB
MG Lola EX 257
Julian Bailey, GB
Mark Blundell, GB
Kevin McGarrity, GB
DNS Anthony Reid, GB
2000
tc
S4 LMP
675
92 Oil leak
31 DNF 11 Panoz Motorsports, USA
Panoz LMP07
Klaus Graaf, D
Jamie Davies, GB
Gary Formato, ZA
DNS David Brabham, AUS
DNS Jan Magnussen, DK
DNS Franck Lagorce, F
4000 V8 LMP
900
86 Accident
32 DNF 12 Panoz Motorsports, USA
Panoz LMP07
David Brabham, AUS
Jan Magnussen, DK
Franck Lagorce, F
DNS Gaulter Salles, BR
DNS Klaus Graaf, D
4000 V8 LMP
900
85 Gearbox
33 DNF 3 Champion Racing / Dave Maraj, USA
Audi R8-2001
Johnny Herbert, GB
Didier Theys, B
Ralf Kelleners, D
3596
tc
V8 LMP
900
81 Engine
34 DNF 10 Team Den Bla Avis / Team Goh, DK/J
Dome S101 - Judd
John Nielsen, DK
Hiroki Katoh, J
Casper Elgaard, DK
3998 V10 LMP
900
66 Engine
35 DNF 21
R
Team Ascari, GB
Ascari A410 - Judd
Klaas Zwart, NL
Xavier Pompidou, F
Scott Maxwell, CDN
DNS Harri Toivonen, SF
3998 V10 LMP
900
66 Insufficient distance
36 DNF 55 Paul Belmondo Racing, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Vincent Vosse, B
Vanina Ickx, B
Carl Rosenbland, S
DNS Paul Belmondo, F
DNS Gregoire De Galzain, F
DNS Anthony Kumpen, B
DNS Jean-Claude Lagniez, B
DNS Boris Derichebourg, F
7986 V10 LM
GTS
61 Accident
37 DNF 7 Team Bentley, GB
Bentley Exp Speed 8 - Audi
Martin Brundle, GB
Stephane Ortelli, F
Guy Smith, GB
3596
tc
V8 LM
GTP
56 Fire
38 DNF 5 Motorola DAMS, F
Cadillac Northstar LMP
Eric Bernard, F
Emmanuel Collard, F
Marc Goossens, B
DNS Christophe Tinseau, F
3977
tc
V8 LMP
900
56 Accident
39 DNF 19 SMG (Speedy Mobil Gache) / Philippe Gache, F
Courage C60 - Judd
Philippe Gache, F
Jérôme Policand, F
Anthony Beltoise, F
3998
3200?
V10 LMP
900
51 Engine
40 DNF 56 Paul Belmondo Racing, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Gregoire De Galzain, F
Anthony Kumpen, B
Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
DNS Paul Belmondo, F
DNS Carl Rosenblad, S
DNS Vanina Ickx, B
DNS Didier Defourny, B
DNS Claude-Yves Gosselin, F
7986 V10 LM
GTS
44 Accident
41 DNF 71 Racing Engineering, E
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Robin Donovan, GB
Terrry Lingner, USA
Chris MacAllister, USA
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
44 Accident
42 DNF 18 Pescarolo Sport, F
Courage C60 - Peugeot/Sodemo
Emmanuel Clérico, F
Didier Cottaz, F
Boris Derichebourg, F
DNS Olivier Grouillard, F
DNS Sébastien Bourdais, F
DNS Jean-Christophe Boullion, F
DNS Laurent Redon, F
3200 V6 LMP
900
42 Accident
43 DNF 4 Johansson Motorsport, GB/USA
Audi R8R-2000
Stefan Johansson, S
Tom Coronel, NL
Patrick Lemarie, F
DNS Jean-Marc Gounon, F
DNS Pierluigi Martini, I
3596
tc
V8 LMP
900
35 Electrics
44 DNF 34 MG Sport & Racing Ltd, GB
MG Lola EX 257
Anthony Reid, GB
Warren Hughes, GB
Jonny Kane, GB
DNS Kevin McGarrity, GB
2000
tc
S4 LMP
675
30 Oil pressure
45 DNF 37 Dick Barbour Racing, USA
Reynard 01Q-LM - Judd
John Graham, CDN
Milka Duno, YV
David Murry, USA
3400 V8 LMP
675
4 Accident
46 DNF 61 Konrad Motorsport, D
Saleen S7-R - Ford
Walter Brun, CH
Toni Seiler, CH
Charles Slater, USA
DNS Franz Konrad, A
7000 V8 LM
GTS
4 Accident
47 DNF 57 Equipe de France FFSA / Epsilon, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
David Terrien, F
Jonathan Cochet, F
Jean-Philippe Dayraut, F
7986 V10 LM
GTS
4 Accident
48 DNF 35 S & R Rowan Racing Ltd, GB
Pilbeam MP84 - Nissan
Warren Carway, IRL
Martin O'Connell, GB
Francois Migault, F
3400 V6 LMP
675
3 Accident
                   
49 DNS 31
R
Rachel Welter, F
WR LMP 2001 - Peugeot
Sylvain Boulay, F
Jean-Bernard Bouvet, F
Richard Balandras, F
Yann Goudy, F
Jean-René Fournoux, F
Yojiro Terada, F
1994
tc
S4 LMP
675
  Reserve entry
50 DNS 39
R
ROC Auto, F
Reynard 01Q-LM - Volkswagen/Lehmann
Not announced 1997
tc
S4 LMP
675
  Reserve entry
51 DNS 78
R
Freisinger Motorsport
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Not announced 3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
  Reserve entry
52 DNS 81
R
Larbre Compétition / Chereau, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Pierre Yver, F
Roland Berville, F
Bernard Simmenauer, F
3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
  Reserve entry
                   
53 DNA 59
R
Saleen / Allen Speedlab, USA
Saleen S7-R - Ford
Terry Borcheller, USA
Oliver Gavin, GB
7000 V8 LM
GTS
  Entry withdrawn
54 DNA 73
R
Team Taisan Advan, J
Porsche 911 GTS-RS
Not announced 3596
tc
F6 LM
GT
  Entry withdrawn

 

Entries not accepted

 

55     Westward Racing Group / Lanesra
Panoz LMP1 Roadster S - Ford
Justin Bell, GB
Jay Cochran, USA
Dean Boss, USA
    LMP
900
   
56     Westward Racing Group / Lanesra
Panoz LMP1 Roadster S - Ford
Justin Bell, GB
Jay Cochran, USA
Dean Boss, USA
    LMP
900
   
57     Viper Team ORECA, F
Chrysler LMP201 - Mopar
Not announced   V10 LMP
900
   
58     Kremer Racing, D
Lola B98/2K - Ford
Not announced     LMP
900
   
59     Konrad Motorsport, D
Lola B2K/10 - Ford
Not announced     LMP
900
   
60     Dyson Racing, USA
Riley & Scott Mk IIIC - Ford
Rob Dyson, USA
Elliot Forbes-Robinson, USA
    LMP
900
   
61     Sezio Florida Racing Team, F
Norma M2000-01 - BMW/Mader
Edouard Sezionale, F
Patrice Roussel, F
  V8 LMP
900
   
62     Redman Bright
Reynard 01Q - Judd
Mark Smithson, GB
Peter Owen, GB
Win Percy, USA
    LMP
900
   
63     GBF / Michel Ferté, F
Lotus Elise GT1
Michel Ferté, F     LM
GTP
   
64     GBF/ Michel Ferté, F
Lotus Elise GT1
Not announced     LM
GTP
   
65     Multimatic Motorsport, CDN
Lola B2K/40 - Nissan
Greg Wilson, CDN
Scott Maxwell, CDN
    LM
GTP
   
66     Gunnar Racing, USA
Lola B2K/40 - Porsche
Gunnar Jeanette, USA
Michael Brockman, USA
Wayne Jackson, USA
    LM
GTP
   
67     Sportscar Racing Team Sweden, S
Lola B2K/40 - Nissan
Stanley Dickens, S
Thed Björk, S
Oberto
    LM
GTP
   
68     Didier Bonnet, F
Debora - BMW V8
Not announced     LM
GTP
   
69     Idée Verte Compétition, F
WR LM2000 - Peugeot/LPG
Romain Thiévin, F
Laurent Gamelon, F
Dominique Lacaud, F
    LM
GTP
   
70     Carsport Holland, NL
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Mike Hezemans, NL
? J. Hezemans, NL
John Hugenholtz, NL
  V10 LM
GTP
   
71     Carsport Holland, NL
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Jeroen Bleekemolen, NL
Michael Bleekemolen, NL
Sebastiaan Bleekemolen, NL
  V10 LM
GTP
   
72     Chamberlain Motorsport, GB
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Tim Harvey, GB
Rob Wilson, GB
  V10 LM
GTP
   
73     First Racing, F
Ferrari F550 Maranello
Fabien Giroix, F
Jean-Denis Deletraz, CH
    LM
GTP
   
74     Dick Barbour Racing, USA
Porsch 911 GT3-RS
Not announced 3600
tc
F6 LM
GT
   
75     Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Not announced 3600
tc
F6 LM
GT
   
76     Manthey Racing, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Francois Migault, F
Kersten Jodexis, D
Gustl Spreng, D
3600
tc
F6 LM
GT
   
77     Skea Racing, AUS
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
David Murry, USA
Rohan Skea, AUS
Doc Bundy, USA
3600
tc
F6 LM
GT
   
78     JMB Giesse, F
Ferrari 360 Modena
Marco Lamberti/Lambertini, I
Andrea Garbagnati, I
David Hallyday, F/B
    LM
GT
   
79     JMB Giesse, F
Ferrari 360 Modena
David Terrien, F
Christian Pescatori, I
Philippe Alliot, F
    LM
GT
   
80     Emka Productions, GB
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Tim Sugden, GB 3600
tc
F6 LM
GT