1996 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

1996 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

64émes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1996
Circuit de la Sarthe
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Date: June 11-12 Track Length (m): 13 600
Attendance: 168 000 Pole Position:  
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Eric van der Poele, Ferrari, 3:46.958 = 215.723 km/h, on lap 213
Practiced:   Distance (km): 4814.400
Starters: 48 Average Speed (km/h): 200.600
Classified: 25    

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
Race
#
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol.
(cc)
Engine
Type
Group Laps /
Km /
Hour
Reason Out
1 1 7 Joest Racing, D
TWR Porsche WSC 95
Davy Jones, USA
Alexander Wurz, A
Manuel Reuter, D
2994
tc
F6 P1 354
4814.4
 
2 2 25 Porsche AG, D
Porsche 911 GT1
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jr, D
Thierry Boutsen, B
Bob Wollek, F
3164
tc
F6 GT1 353
4800.8
 
3 3 26 Porsche AG, D
Porsche 911 GT1
Karl Wendlinger, A
Yannick Dalmas, F
Scott Goodyear, CDN
3164
tc
F6 GT1 341
4637.6
 
4 4 30 West Competition, GB
(David Price Racing)
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
John Nielsen, DK
Dr Tomas Bscher, D
Peter Kox, NL
6064 V12 GT1 338
4596.8
 
5 5 34 Gulf Racing / GTC Racing, GB
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Pierre-Henri Raphanel, F
Lindsay Owen-Jones, GB
David Brabham, AUS
6064 V12 GT1 335
4556.0
 
6 6 29 Harrod's Mach One Racing, GB
(David Price Racing)
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Andy Wallace, GB
Olivier Grouillard, F
Derek Bell, GB
DNS Justin Bell, GB
6064 V12 GT1 328
4460.8
 
7 7 5 La Filiere ELF / ATS, F
Courage C36 - Porsche
Henri Pescarolo, F
Franck Lagorce, F
Emmanuel Collard, F
2994
tc
F6 P1 327
4447.2
 
8 8 39 Team Bigazzi SRL, I
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Nelson Piquet, BR
Johnny Cecotto, YV
Danny Sullivan, USA
DNS Jacques Laffite, F
DNS Steve Soper, GB
6064 V12 GT1 324
4406.4
 
9 9 33 Gulf Racing / GTC Racing, GB
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Ray Bellm, GB
James Weaver, GB
J.J. Lehto (Jyrki Järvilehto), SF
6064 V12 GT1 323
4392.8
 
10 10 48 Canaska Southwind Motorsport, USA
Chrysler Viper GTS/R
Price Cobb, USA, USA
Shawn Hendricks, USA
Mark Dismore, USA
7990 V10 GT1 320
4352.0
 
11 11 38 Team Bigazzi SRL, I
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Jacques Laffite, F
Steve Soper, GB
Marc Duez, B
DNS Johnny Cecotto, YV
6064 V12 GT1 318
4324.8
 
12 12 79 Roock Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 GT2
Guy Martinolle, F
Ralf Kellernes, D
Bruno Eichmann, CH
DNS Defourney
3600
tc
F6 GT2 317
4311.2
 
13 13 4 Sté Courage Compétition, F
Courage C36 - Porsche
Mario Andretti, USA
Jan Lammers, NL
Derek Warwick, GB
2994
tc
F6 P1 315
4284.0
 
14 14 71 New Hardware / Parr Motorsport, NZ
Porsche 911 GT2
Bill Farmer, NZ
Greg Murphy, NZ
Robert Nearn, GB
3600
tc
F6 GT2 313
4256.8
 
15 15 23 NISMO, J
(Nismo) Nissan Skyline GT-R LM
Kazuyoshi Hoshino, J
Masahiro Hasemi, J
Toshio Suzuki, J
DNS Anthony Reid, GB
2795
tc
V8 GT1 307
4175.2
 
16 16 75 Team Kunimitsu Honda, J
Honda NSX
Kunimitsu Takahashi, J
Keiichi Tsuchiya, J
Akira Iida, J
2977 V6 GT2 305
4148.0
 
17 17 83 New Hardware / Parr Motorsport, NZ
Porsche 911 GT2
Stéphane Ortelli, F
Andy Pilgrim, USA
Andrew Bagnall, NZ
DNS Hugh Price, GB
DNS Evans
3600
tc
F6 GT2 299
4066.4
 
18 18 77 Seikel Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT2
Guy Kuster, F
Manfred Jurasz, A
Takaji Suzuki, J
DNS Peter Seikel, D
3600
tc
F6 GT2 297
4039.2
 
19 19 28 Newcastle United Lister, GB
Lister Storm GTL - Jaguar
Geoff Lees, GB
Tiff Needell, GB
Anthony Reid, GB
6996 V12 GT1 295
4012.0
 
20 20 82 Societé Larbre Compétition, F
Porsche 911 GT2
Patrice Goueslard, F
André Ahrle, D
Patrick Bourdais, F
3600
tc
F6 GT2 284
3862.4
 
21 21 50 Societé Viper Team ORECA, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Philippe Gache, F
Eric Hélary, F
Olivier Beretta, F
DNS Laurent Aiello, F
7990 V10 GT1 283
3848.8
 
22 22 27 Societé Chereau Sports, F
(Sté Labre Compétition)
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo
Jean-Louis Chereau, F
Pierre Yver, F
Jack Leconte, F
3164
tc
F6 GT1 279
3794.4
 
23 23 49 Canaska Southwind Motorsport, USA
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Alain Cudini, F
Victor Sifton, CDN
John Morton, USA
7990 V10 GT1 269
3658.4
 
24 24 46 Team Menicon SARD Co Ltd, J
Sard MC8-R - Toyota
Alain Ferté, F
Mauro Martini, I
Pascal Fabre, F
3968
tc
V8 GT1 256
3481.6
 
25 25 20 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Kudzu DLM - Mazda DG-4
Yojiro Terada, J
Jim Downing, USA
Franck Fréon, F
654x3 =2043 3/
rotor
WSC/
IMSA
251
3413.6
 
                   
26 DNF 8 Joest Racing, D
TWR Porsche WSC
Michele Alboreto, I
Pierluigi Martini, I
Didier Theys, B
2994
tc
F6 P1 300 Driveshaft
27 DNF 14 Welter Racing Sarl, F
WR LM96 - Peugeot
Patrick Gonin, F
Pierre Petit, F (B?)
Marc Rostan, F
1950
tc
V6 P2 221 Various
28 DNF 3 Courage Competition, F
Courage C36 - Porsche
Didier Cottaz, F
Philippe Alliot, F
Jérôme Policand, F
2994
tc
F6 P1 215 Accident / throttle
29 DNF 22 NISMO, J
(Nismo) Nissan Skyline GT-R LM
Aguri Suzuki, J
Masahiko Kageyama, J
Masahiko Kondo, J
2795
tc
V8 GT1 209 Accident
30 DNF 17 Racing for Belgium / Team Scandia, B
Ferrari 333 SP LM
Eric van de Poele, B
Marc Goossens, B
Eric Bachelart, B
3997 V12 WSC/
IMSA
208 Accident
31 DNF 57 Team SARD Toyota Co Ltd, J
Toytoa Supra LM
Masanori Sekiya, J
Hideoshi Mitsusada, J
Masami Kageyama, J
2140
tc
4 GT1 205 Accident damage
32 DNF 15 Welter Racing Sarl, F
WR LM96 - Peugeot
William David,F
Sébastien Enjolras, F
Arnaud Trévisiol, F
1950
tc
V6 WSC/
IMSA
162 Accident
33 DNF 19 Riley & Scott Cars Inc, USA
Riley & Scott Mk III - Oldsmobile
Wayne Taylor, ZA
Scott Sharp, USA
Jim Pace, USA
4000 V8 WSC/
IMSA
157 Gearbox
34 DNF 53 Kokusai Kaihatsu Racing, GB
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Fabien Giroix, F
Jean-Denis Delettraz, F
Maurizio Sandro Sala, BR
DNS David Brabham, AUS
6064 V12 GT1 146 Engine
35 DNF 59 ENNEA SRL Igol / Ferrari Club Italia, I
Ferrari F40 GT Evoluzione
Robin Donovan, GB
Piero Nappi, I
Tetsuya Ota, J
3500
tc
V8 GT1 129 Engine
36 DNF 74 Agusta Racing Team Ltd, I
Callaway Corvette - Chevrolet
Ricardo 'Rocky' Agusta, I
Almo Copelli, I
Patrick Camus, F
6242 V8 GT2 114 Accident / gearbox
37 DNF 1 Kremer Racing, D
Kremer K8 Spyder - Porsche
Christophe Bouchut, F
Jürgen Lässig, D
Harri Toivonen, SF
2994
tc
F6 P1 110 Accident
38 DNF 37 Konrad Motorsport, A
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo
Franz Konrad, A
Antonio Hermann de Azevedo, BR
Wido Rössler, D
2994
tc
F6 GT1 107 Fire / transmission
39 DNF 44 ENNEA SRL Igol, I
Ferrari F40 GT Evoluzione
Luciano della Noce, I
Anders Olofsson, S
Carl Rosenblad, S
3500
tc
V8 GT1 98 Engine
40 DNF 51 Societé Viper Team ORECA, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Dominique Dupuy, F
Perry McCarthy, GB
Justin Bell, GB
DNS Eric Hélary, F
DNS Philippe Gache, F
7990 V10 GT1 96 Engine
41 DNF 55 Roock Racing Team, D
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo
Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
Jésus Pareja (Mayo), E
Dominic Chappell, GB
DNS Jean-Claude Lagniez, F
3600
tc
F6 GT1 93 Engine
42 DNF 56 Ferté Pilot Pen Racing, F
(RFR Sport)
Ferrari F40 LM
Michel Ferté, F
Olivier Thévenin, F
Nicolas Leboissetier, F
3500
tc
V8 GT1 93 Fire damage
43 DNF 2 Kremer Racing, D
Kremer K8 Spyder - Porsche
Steve Fossett, USA
George Fouché, ZA
Stanley Dickens, S
DNS Christophe Bouchut, F
DNS Jürgen Lässig, D
2994
tc
F6 P1 58 Accident
44 DNF 73 Elf Haberthur Racing, CH
Porsche 911 GT2
Michel Neugarten, B
Toni Seiler, CH
Bruno Ilien, F
3600
tc
F6 GT2 46 Gear linkage
45 DNF 81 Team Marcos, GB/NL
Marcos Mantara 600 LM - Chevrolet
Cor Euser, NL
Thomas Erdos, BR
Pascal Dro, F
3143   GT2 40 Engine
46 DNF 45 ENNEA SRL Igol, I
Ferrari F40 GT Evoluzione
Jean-Marc Gounon, F
Eric Bernard, F
Paul Belmondo, F
3500
tc
V8 GT1 40 Electronics
47 DNF 70 Steve O'Rourke / EMKA Productions, GB
Porsche 911 GT2
Steve O'Rourke, GB
Guy Holmes, GB
Soames Langton, GB
3600
tc
F6 GT2 32 Engine
48 DNF 18 Rocket Sports Racing / Skandia, USA
Ferrari 333 SP LM
Andy Evans, USA
Yvan Muller, F
Fermin Velez, E
DNS Paul Gentilozzi, USA
3997 V12 WSC/
IMSA
31 Out of fuel
                   
49 DNQ 9 Didier Bonnet, F
Debora LMP 296 - Cosworth
Jean-Claude Basso, F
Edouard Sezionale, F
Thierry Lecerf, F
1998
tc
  P2    
50 DNQ 32 Societé Legeay Sports, F
Renault Spider - PRV
Marc Sourd, F
Stéphane Daoudi, F
Lionel Robert, F
2975
tc
V6 GT1    
51 DNQ 40 BBA Competition, F
Venturi 600 SLM - PRV
Emmanuel Clérico, F
Laurent Lécuyer, CH
Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére, F
DNS Philippe Favre, CH
2799
tc
V6 GT1    
53 DNQ 72 Stadler Motorsport, CH
Porsche 911 GT2
Enzo Calderari, CH
Lilian Bryner, CH
Ulrich 'Ulli' Richter, D
3600
tc
F6 GT2   Accident in practice
                   
54 DNPQ 10 ASA Sequanie, F
Debora LMP295 - Cosworth
Guillaume Gomez, F
-
1998
tc
  P2    
55 DNPQ 11 Graff Racing, F
WR LM94 - Peugeot
Thierry Terrien, F
Soheil Ayari, F
1905
tc
  P2    
56 DNPQ 12 PGM / Bertrand Gachot, F
WR LM94 Ssangyoung - Peugeot
Bertrand Gachot, F
-
1999
tc
  P2    
57 DNPQ 16 Alain Lebrun, F
WR LM93 - Peugeot
Pierre Bruneau, F
Patrick Camus, F
1905
tc
  P2    
58 DNPQ 31 Société Legeay Sports, F
Renault Spider - PRV
Marc Sourd, F
Lionel Robert, F
Stéphane Daoudi, F
2975
tc
V6 GT1    
59 DNPQ 41 Société BBA Compettition, F
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
Stanley Dickens, S
Arie Luyendyk, NL
Michel Ligonnet, F
6064 V12 GT1   Accident in practice
60 DNPQ 42 Callaway Competition, USA
Callaway C7R -Chevrolet
Enrico Bertaggia, I
Boris Said III, USA
6297 V8 GT1    
61 DNPQ 47 Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 911 GT2 Evo
Tomas Saldana, E
Prince Alfonso de Orleans Bourbon, E
3600
tc
F6
GT1
   
62 DNPQ 52 Societé Viper Team Oreca, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Philippe Gache, F
Eric Hélary, F
Olivier Beretta, F
7990 V10 GT1    
63 DNPQ 60 ADA Engineering, GB
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Thorkild Thyrring, DK
Kris Nissen, DK
Phil Andrews, GB
5000 V8 GT1    
64 DNPQ 62 Monaco Racing Team, F
Bugatti EB110
Patrick Tambay, F
Gildo,
3500
tc
V12 GT1    
65 DNPQ 76 Team Jumbo Pao de Acucar, P
Porsche 911 GT2
Manuel Mello-Breyner, P
Tomas Mello-Breyner, P
Pedro Mello-Breyner, P
3600
tc
F6 GT2    
66 DNPQ 78 Richard Jones, G
(Chamberlain Engineering)
Porsche 911 GT2
Nick Adams, GB
Chris Gleason, USA
Gerard MacQuillan, GB
3600
tc
F6 GT2    
67 DNPQ 80 Team Marcos, GB/NL
(Cirtek)
Marcos Mantara 600LM - Chevrolet
Win Percy, GB
Robert 'Rob' Schirle, GB
David Warnock, GB
3143 V8 GT2    
68 DNPQ 85 Yellow Racing,
Ferrari F355
Christian Heinkélé, F
Lucien Guitteny, F
Jean Guy, CH
3496 V8 GT2    
                   
69 DNA 21 Sylvain Boulay, F
Tiga - Buick
Sylvain Boulay, F
-
4500 V8      
70 DNA 24 NISMO, J
(Nismo) Nissan Skyline GT-R LM
Mashiro Hasemi, J
Hideo Fukuyama, J
2795
tc
V8 GT1    
71 DNA 35 Lotus Racing Team, GB/NL
Lotus Esprit V8
Mike Hezemans, NL
Alex Portman, GB
3506
tc
V8 GT1    
72 DNA 36 Lotus Racing Team, GB/NL
Lotus Esprit V8
Jan Lammers, NL
Perry McCarthy, GB
3506
tc
V8 GT1    
73 DNA 43 Callaway Competition, USA
Callaway C7R - Chevrolet
-
-
6297 V8 GT1    
74 DNA 54 Gary Ward
Honda NSX
-
-
2997 V6 GT2    
75 DNA 61 Franck Muller, NL
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
-
-
6064 V12 GT1    
76 DNA 84 Jean-Francois Metz, F
VBM 4000 GTC - PRV
Jean-Francois Metz, F
Patrick Bornhauser, F
Dominique Lacaud, F
2975
tc
V6 GT2    
77 DNA ? ?
McLaren F1 GTR LM - BMW
-
-
         

Class Winners:
 

P1 D. Jones / A. Wurz / M. Reuter TWR Porsche WSC 95
GT1 H.-J. Stuck Jr / T. Boutsen / B. Wollek Porsche 911 GT1
GT2 G. Martinolle / R. Kelleners / B. Eichmann Porsche 911 GT2
WSC / IMSA Y. Terada / J. Downing / F. Fréon Kudzu DLM - Mazda