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24 Hours of Le Mans

June 12-13, 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 (6) Pierluigi Martini, Yannick Dalmas and Joachim Winkelhock; BMW V-12 LMR; 365 laps (3,086.615 miles) at 128.608 mph.
  • 2 (8) Ukyo Katayama, Keiichi Tsuchiya and Toshio Suzuki; TOYOTA GT1; 364 laps.
  • 3 (11) Frank Biela, Didier Theys and Emanuele Pirro; AUDI R8; 360 laps.
  • 4 (9) Michele Alboreto, Laurent Aiello and Rinaldo Capello; AUDI R8; 346 laps.
  • 5 (18) Thomas Bscher, Bill Auberlen and Steve Soper; BMW V-12; 345 laps.
  • Fastest lap: Ukyo Katayama; 141.66 mph. Top qualifier: Martin Brundle, Emmanuel Collard and Vincenzo Sospiri 144.970 mph (3:29.930).
  • Weather: Overcast. Attendance: 200,000 (est.).

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