2003 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors
2003 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

2003 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

71émes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 2003
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
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Date: June 14-15 Track Length: 13 650 m
Attendance: 220 000 Pole Position: Tom Kristensen, 3'32.843" = 230.874 kph
Entries: 50 + 6 reserves Fastest Lap: Johnny Herbert, 3'35.529" = 227.997 kph
Practiced: 50 Distance: 5146.05 kms
Starters: 49 Average Speed: 214.33 kph
Classified: 30    

 

Tyres: M = Michelin, GY = GoodYear, P = Pirelli, Y = Yokohama, D = Dunlop

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
1 1 7 Team Bentley, GB
Bentley EXP Speed 8
Rinaldo Capello, I
Tom Kristensen, DK
Guy Smith, GB
3995
tc
V8 M LMP
900
377  
2 2 8 Team Bentley, GB
Bentley EXP Speed 8
Mark Blundell, GB
David Brabham, AUS
Johnny Herbert, GB
3995
tc
V8 M LMP
900
375  
3 3 6 Champion Racing / Dave Maraj, USA
Audi R8
J.J. Lehto, SF
Emanuele Pirro, I
Stefan Johansson, S
3596
tc
V8 M LMP
900
372  
4 4 5 Audi Sport Japan / Team Goh, J
Audi R8
Seiji Ara, J
Jan Magnussen, DK
Marco Werner, D
3596
tc
V8 M LMP
900
370  
5 5 11 JML Team Panoz, USA
Panoz Elan (LMP-01)
Olivier Beretta, MC
Gunnar Jeanette, USA
Max Papis, I
6000 V8 M LMP
900
360  
6 6 15 Racing for Holland, NL
Dome S101 - Judd
Jan Lammers, NL
John Bosch, NL
Andy Wallace, GB
3994 V10 M LMP
900
360  
7 7 13 Courage Compétition, F
Courage C60 - Judd
Jonathan Cochet, F
Stéphane Gregoire, F
Jean-Marc Gounon, F
Boris Derichebourg, F
Wim Eyckmans
3998 V10 M LMP
900
360  
8 8 17 Pescarolo Sport, F
Courage C60 - Peugeot
Jean Christophe Boullion, F
Franck Lagorce, F
Stéphane Sarrazin, F
3200
tc
V6 M LMP
900
356  
9 9 18 Pescarolo Sport, F
Courage C60 - Peugeot
Eric Hélary, F
Nicholas Minassian, F
Soheil Ayari, F
3200
tc
V6 M LMP
900
352  
10 10 88 Veloqx / Prodrive Racing, GB
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Tomas Enge, CZ
Peter Kox, NL/D
Jamie Davis, GB
5983 V12 M LM
GTS
336  
11 11 50 Corvette Racing / Gary Pratt, USA
Corvette C5-R
Oliver Gavin, GB
Kelly Collins, USA
Andy Pilgrim, USA
6991 V8 GY LM
GTS
326  
12 12 53 Corvette Racing / Gary Pratt, USA
Corvette C5-R
Ron Fellows, CDN
Johnny O'Connell, USA
Franck Fréon, F/USA
6991 V8 GY LM
GTS
326  
13 13 9 Kondo Racing, J
Dome S101 - Mugen
Masahiko Kondo, J
Ukyo Katayama, J
Ryo Fukuda, J
Francois Migault, F
4000 V8 Y LMP
900
322  
14 14 93 Alex Job Racing, USA
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Sascha Maassen, D
Emmanuel Collard, F
Lukas Luhr, D
Michael Petersen, USA
3598 F6 M LMGT 320  
15 15 29 Noël del Bello Racing, F
Reynard - Volkswagen/Lehmann 2KQ-LM
Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiere, F
Christophe Pillon, CH
Didier André, F
1998
tc
S4 M LMP
675
319  
16 16 86 Larbre Compétition, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Patrice Goueslard, F
Christophe Bouchut, F
Steve Zacchia, CH
7986 V10 M LM
GTS
317  
17 17 87 Orbit Racing, USA
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Leo Hindery, USA
Peter Baron, USA
Marc Lieb, D
3598 F6 M LMGT 314  
18 18 75 Thierry Perrier, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Michel Neugarten, B/MC
Nigel Smith, GB
Ian Kahn, GB/MC
Thierry Perrier, F
3598 F6 P LMGT 305  
19 19 77 Team Taisan Advan, J
Porsch 911 GT3-RS
Atsushi Yogo, J
Akira Iida, J
Kazuyoshi Nishizawa, J
3598 F6 Y LMGT 304  
20 20 81 The Racers Group / Kevin A. Buckler, USA
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Kevin A. Buckler, USA
Timo Bernhard, D
Jörg Bergmeister, D
3598 F6 M LMGT 304  
21 21 72 Luc Alphand Aventures, F
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Luc Alphand, F
Jérome Policand, F
Frederic Dor, F

Alain Menu, CH
Rickard Rydell, S
5983 V12 M LM
GTS
298  
22 22 64 Graham Nash Motorsport, GB
Saleen S7-R
Pedro Chaves, P
Thomas Erdos, BR
Mike Newton, GB
Miguel Ramos, P
Ni Amorim, P
6848 V8 D LM
GTS
292  
23 23 26 RN Motorsport Ltd / John Nielsen, D
DBA4 03S - Zytek
John Nielsen, DK
Hayanara Shimoda, J
Casper Elsgaard, DK
Johnny Dumfries, GB
3396 V6 D LMP
675
288  
24 24 78 PK Sport Ltd, GB
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Robin Liddell, GB
David Warnock, GB
Piers Masarati, GB
3598 F6 P LMGT 285  
25 25 19 Automotive Durango Srl 82648, I
Durango MG - Judd
Sylvain Boulay, F
Michele Rugolo, I
Jean-Bernard Bouvet, F
4000 V10   LMP
900
277  
26 26 70 JMB Racing, F
Ferrari 360 Modena
David Terrien, F
Fabrizio de Simone, I
Fabio Babini, I
Christian Pescatori, I
Stéphane Gregoire, F
3586 V8 P LMGT 273  
27 27 94 Risi Competizione / Giuseppe Risi, USA
Ferrari 360 Modena
Anthony Lazzaro, USA
Ralph Kelleners, D
Terry Borcheller, USA
3586 V8 M LMGT 269  
28 28 84 T2M Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Vanina Ickx, B
Roland Berville, F
Patrick Bourdais, F
George Forgeois, USA/F
3598 F6 M LMGT 264  
29 29 24 Rachel Welter, F
WR LMP-01 - Peugeot
Yojiro Terada, J
Olivier Porta, F
Gavin Pickering, GB
Stéphane Daoudi, F
1999
tc
S4 M LMP
675
235  
30 30 85 ST Team Orange Spyker, NL
Spyker C8 Double 12R
Norman Simon, D
Tom Coronel, NL
Hans Hugenholtz, NL
3998 V8 D LMGT 229  
                     
31 DNF 16 Racing for Holland, NL
Dome S101 - Judd
Filipe Ortiz, BOL
Beppe Gabbiani, I
Tristan Gommendy, F
3994 V10 M LMP
900
15:21
(15:45)
Accident
32 DNF 99 XL Racing, F
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Ange Barde, F
Michel Ferté, F
Gaël Lesoudier, F
Laurent Cazenave, F
5474 V12   LMGT 13:37 Fire
(Karting Virage)
33 DNF 68 Scorp Motorsport Communication, F
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
Luis Marques, F
Olivier Thévenin, F
Denis Dupuis, F
René Metge, F
Christian Lavieille, F

Chad McQueen, USA
8000 V10 D LM
GTS
10:50 Engine
34 DNF 25 Gerard Welter, F
WR LMP-02 - Peugeot
Bastien Brière, F
Jean-René de Fournoux, F
Stéphane Daoudi, F
Jean-Bernard Bouvet, F
Olivier Porta, F
2995 V6 M LMP
675
10:44 Engine
35 DNF 12 JML Team Panoz, USA
Panoz Elan (LMP-01)
Benjamin Leuenberger, CH
David Saelens, B
Scott Maxwell, CDN
6000 V8 M LMP
900
10:12 Accident
(Playstation Chicane)
36 DNF 14 Team Nasamax, GB
Reynard 01Q - Cosworth XDE
Romain Dumas, F
Robbie Stirling, CDN
Werner Lupberger, ZA
Bryan Herta, USA
2650
tc
V8 GY LMP
900
8:58 Fire
37 DNF 4 Riley & Scott Racing, USA
Riley & Scott Mk III C
Jim Matthews, USA
Marc Goosens, B
Christophe Tinseau, F
6000 V8 M LMP
900
7:29 Engine
38 DNF 80 Veloqx / Prodrive Racing, GB
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Anthony Davidson, GB
Kelvin Burt, GB
Darren Turner, GB
5983 V12 M LM
GTS
5:45 Accident
(Arnage)
39 DNF 83 Seikel Motorsport, D
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Tony Burgess, CDN
David Shep, CDN
Andrew Bagnall, NZ
John Lloyd, USA
3598 F6 Y LMGT 3:45 Transmission
40 DNF 95 Risi Competizione / Giuseppe Risi, USA
Ferrari 360 Modena
Shane Lewis, USA
Butch Leitzinger, USA
Johnny Mowlem, GB
3586 V8 Y LMGT 3:00 Engine
41 DNF 92 Dewalt Racesports Salisbury, GB
TVR Tuscan
Mike Jordan, GB
Michael Caine, GB
Tim Sugden, GB
3996 S6 D LMGT 2:40 Transmission
42 DNF 31 Courage Compétition, F
Courage-JPX C65
David Halliday, F
Philippe Alliot, F
Carl Rosenbland, S
3397 V6 M LMP
675
2:10 Piston
43 DNF 21 Edouard Seizonale, F
Norma M2000-2 - Ford
Patrice Roussel, F
Edouard Seizonale, F
Lucas Lasserre, F
5999 V8 D LMP
900
00:45 Engine
44 DNF 66 Konrad Motorsport, D
Saleen S7-R
Franz Konrad, A
Toni Seiler, CH
Walter Brun, CH
Robert Nearn, GB
6886 V8 D LM
GTS
23:50 Transmission
45 DNF 27 Intersport Racing, USA
MG Lola EX257
John Field, USA
Duncan Dayton, USA
Rick Sutherland, USA
1999
tc
S4 GY LMP
675
23:45 Engine
46 DNF 23 Team Bucknum Racing / Jeff Bucknum, USA
Pilbeam MP91 JPX-IES
Jeff Bucknum, USA
Bryan Willman, USA
Chris McMurry, USA
3997 V6 D LMP
675
22:20 Engine
47 DNF 91 Dewalt Racesports Salisbury, GB
TVR Tuscan
Rob Barff, GB
Richard Hay, GB
Richard Stanton, GB
3996 S6 D LMGT 19:35 Transmission (acc. at 16:57)
48 DNF 10 Audi Sport UK, GB
(Arena International)
Audi R8
Frank Biela, D
Perry McCarthy, GB
Mika Salo, SF
3596
tc
V8 M LMP
900
18:39 Fuel feed
49 DNF 61 Carsport America, USA
Pagani Zonda - Mercedes
Mike Hezemans, NL
Anthony Kumpen, B
David Hart, NL
6000 V12 P LM
GTS
17:40 Gearbox
                     
50 DNS 20 Lister Racing, GB
Lister Storm LMP - (Chevrolet)
Jamie Campbell-Walter, GB
Nathan Kinch, GB
Vincent Vosse, F
Anthony Reid, GB
Jean-Denis Deletraz, CH
5990 V8 D LMP
900
  Crash in 2nd Qual. session
                     
51 DNA 22 Taurus Sports Racing, GB
Lola B2K-10 - Judd
Justin Keen, GB
Christian Vann, GB
Phil Andrews, GB
4000 V10 D LMP
900
  First reserve
52 DNA 67 Konrad Motorsport, D
Saleen S7-R
Jean-Francois Yvon, F
Walter Brun, CH
Jesus Diez de Villaroel, E
6886 V8 D LM
GTS
  Second reserve
53 DNA 82 The Racers Group / Kevin A. Buckler, USA
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Paul Daniels, GB
Pierre Ehret, D
Werner Gröbl, A
3598 F6 M LMGT   Third reserve
54 DNA 65 Graham Nash Motorsport, GB
Saleen S7-R
Thomas Erdos, BR
Gavin Pickering, GB
Mike Newton, GB
Geoff Lister, GB
6848 V8 D LM
GTS
  Fourth reserve
55 DNA 79 PK Sport Ltd, GB
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
Bart Hayden, GB
Gregor Fisken, GB
Ian Donaldson, GB
3598 F6 P LMGT   Fifth reserve
56 DNA 74 Luc Alphand Aventures, F
Porsche 911 GT3-RS
James Ruffier, F
Olivier Thevenin, F
Marino Franchitti, GB
3598 F6 P LMGT   Sixth reserve

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