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24 Hours of Le Mans

June 6-7, at Le Mans, France

Officially the Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance and first held in 1923. Contested over the 8.451-mile Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. Listed are qualifying position, drivers, car, and laps completed.

  • 1 (5) Laurent Aiello, Allan McNish and Stephane Ortelli; PORSCHE GT1-98; 351 laps (2966.301 miles) at 123.856 mph
  • 2 (4) Uwe Alzen, Jorg Muller and Bob Wollek; PORSCHE GT1-98; 350 laps.
  • 3 (14) Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Takuya Kurosaka and Aguri Suzuki; NISSAN R390; 347 laps.
  • 4 (24) Bill Auberlen, Steve O'Rourke and Tim Sugden; McLAREN BMW F1 GTR; 343 laps.
  • 5 (10) Michael Krumm, Franck Lagorce and John Nielsen; NISSAN R390; 342 laps.
  • Fastest lap: Aiello/McNish/Ortelli; 137.207 mph. Top qualifier: Bernd Schneider, MERCEDES CLK-LM, 141.110 mph (3:35.544).
  • Weather: Mostly dry, some rain. Attendance: 200,000 (est.).

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