1980 Le Mans 24 Hours

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
7
Laps
339
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ickx, 3m 40.6s
1980 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

4

Jean Rondeau

16

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379B-Ford (Goodyear)

24h

20

 

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

       

20

2

2

Reinhold Joest

9

Martini Racing (Porsche)

Porsche 936/80 (Dunlop)

337 laps

15

 

Jacky Ickx

       

15

3

16

Gordon Spice

17

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379B-Ford (Goodyear)

330 laps

12

 

Jean-Michel Martin

       

12

 

Philippe Martin

       

12

4

5

Roger Dorchy

5

WM Esso

WM P79/80-Peugeot (Michelin)

319 laps

10

 

Guy Frequelin

       

10

5

3

John Fitzpatrick

70

Dick Barbour Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

318 laps

8

 

Brian Redman

       

8

 

Dick Barbour

       

8

6

40

Jurgen Barth

4

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 924 Carrera (Dunlop)

317 laps

6

 

Manfred Schurti

       

6

7

1

Alain de Cadenet

8

Alain de Cadenet

De Cadenet Lola LM-Ford (Dunlop)

314 laps

4

 

Francois Migault

       

4

8

3

Gotz von Tschirnhaus

49

Vegla Racing Team

Porsche 935 (Dunlop)

314 laps

3

 

Harald Grohs

       

3

 

Dieter Schornstein

       

3

9

7

Guy Edwards

73

JLP Racing

Porsche 935 (Goodyear)

313 laps

2

 

John Paul

       

2

 

John Paul jr

       

2

10

14

Pierre Dieudonne

76

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

313 laps

1

 

Herve Regout

       

1

 

Jean Xhenceval

       

1

11

4

Jean-Daniel Raulet

6

WM Esso

WM P79/80-Peugeot (Michelin)

312 laps

0

 

Max Mamers

       

0

12

32

Tony Dron

2

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 924 Carrera (Dunlop)

311 laps

0

 

Andy Rouse

       

0

13

21

Derek Bell

3

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 924 Carrera (Dunlop)

306 laps

0

 

Al Holbert

       

0

14

11

Marcel Mignot

83

BMW Motorsports France

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

294 laps

0

 

Didier Pironi

       

0

 

Dieter Quester

       

0

15

8

Dominique Lacaud

84

Dominique Lacaud

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

284 laps

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

 

Hans-Georg Burger

       

0

16

39

Thierry Perrier

93

Thierry Perrier

Porsche 911SC (Kleber)

281 laps

0

 

Roger Carmillet

       

0

17

30

Dominique Laurent

25

Racing Organisation Course

Chevron B36-Chrysler (Goodyear)

277 laps

0

 

Bruno Sotty

       

0

 

Philippe Hesnault

       

0

18

25

Christian Debias

23

Racing Organisation Course

Lola T298-Chrysler (Goodyear)

273 laps

0

 

Michel Dubois

       

0

 

Florian Vetsch

       

0

19

9

Martino Finotto

53

Jolly Club

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

273 laps

0

 

Carlo Facetti

       

0

20

18

Herve Poulain

89

Herve Poulain

Porsche 934/5 (Dunlop)

272 laps

0

 

Dany Snobeck

       

0

 

Pierre Destic

       

0

21

33

Ernesto Soto

86

Pierre Honegger

Mazda RX-7 (Goodyear)

267 laps

0

 

Mark Hutchins

       

0

 

Pierre Honegger

       

0

22

23

Martin Birrane

29

Dorset Racing Associates

Lola T297-Ford (Dunlop)

264 laps

0

 

Peter Clark

       

0

 

Nick Mason

       

0

23

27

Simon Phillips

78

Emka Productions

Ferrari 512BB (Dunlop)

263 laps

0

 

Steve O'Rourke

       

0

 

Richard Down

       

0

24

29

Georges Bourdillat

90

Georges Bourdillat

Porsche 934 (Michelin)

249 laps

0

 

Roland Ennequin

       

0

 

Alain-Michel Bernard

       

0

25

18

Bob Evans

12

Dome Company

Dome RL80-Ford (Dunlop)

247 laps

0

 

Chris Craft

       

0

DNQ

John Sheldon

40

Janspeed/ADA Engineering

Triumph TR8 (Dunlop)

0

 

John Brindley

       

0

 

Ian Harrower

       

0

DNQ

Nick Faure

11

N Faure

De Cadenet LM-Ford (M&H)

0

 

Bernard de Dryver

       

0

 

Richard Jones

       

0

DNQ

Mario Luini

21

Walter Wolf Racing

Cheetah G601-Ford (Goodyear)

0

 

Sandro Plastina

       

0

 

Marc Frischknecht

       

0

DNS

Preston Henn

74

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 512BB (Goodyear)

0

 

Jean-Pierre Delauney

       

0

DNQ

Jean-Marie Lemerle

30

Jean-Marie Lemerle

Lola T298-Chrysler (Goodyear)

0

 

Jean-Pierre Malcher

       

0

 

Max Cohen-Olivar

       

0

DNQ

Tony Trimmer

10

Ian Bracey

Ibec P6-Ford (M&H)

0

 

Tiff Needell

       

0

DNQ

Patrice Lenormand

26

P Galupeau

Lola T298-BMW (Goodyear)

0

 

Jacques Terrien

       

0

 

Michel Lateste

       

0

DNQ

Nobuhide Tachi

81

Alpha Cubic Racing

Toyota Celica turbo (Dunlop)

0

 

Fumiyasu Sato

       

0

DNQ

Bill Adam

88

Douglas Rowe

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

0

 

Jacques Bienvenue

       

0

 

Douglas Rowe

       

0

DNQ

RJ Valentine

87

All Canadian Racing

Chevrolet Camaro (Goodyear)

0

 

Maurice Carter

       

0

 

Murray Edwards

       

0

R

Bobby Rahal

71

Dick Barbour Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

134 laps Engine

0

R

Robert Kirby

72

Dick Barbour Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

7 laps Wheel

0

R

Allan Moffat

71

Dick Barbour Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

134 laps Engine

0

 

Bob Garretson

       

0

R

Michael Sherwin

72

Dick Barbour Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

7 laps Wheel

0

 

Bob Harmon

       

0

R

Laurent Ferrier

95

BMW Zol Auto

BMW M1 (Goodyear)

237 laps Engine

0

 

Pierre-Francois Rousselot

       

0

 

Francois Servanin

       

0

R

Xavier Lapeyre

43

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

217 laps Differential

0

R

Tetsu Ikuzawa

42

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

167 laps Engine

0

 

Rolf Stommelen

       

0

R

Jean-Louis Lafosse

41

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

89 laps Engine

0

R

Anny-Charlotte Verney

43

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

217 laps Differential

0

R

Axel Plankenhorn

42

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

167 laps Engine

0

R

Ted Field

41

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

89 laps Engine

0

 

Danny Ongais

       

0

R

Jean-Louis Trintignant

43

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

217 laps Differential

0

R

Helmut Kelleners

45

GELO Racing

Porsche 935 (Pirelli)

191 laps Engine

0

 

Bob Wollek

       

0

R

Michel Pignard

22

Hubert Striebig

Toj SM01-BMW (Dunlop)

79 laps Ignition

0

 

Hubert Striebig

       

0

 

Mario Ketterer

       

0

R

Bernard Beguin

46

Meccarillos Racing

Porsche 935 (Dunlop)

37 laps Engine

0

 

Volkert Merl

       

0

 

Claude Haldi

       

0

R

Francois Trisconi

1

Andre Chevalley Racing

ACR 80-Ford (Goodyear)

126 laps Suspension

0

 

Patrick Gaillard

       

0

 

Andre Chevalley

       

0

R

Dale Whittington

85

Whittington Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

151 laps Differential

0

 

Hurley Haywood

       

0

 

Don Whittington

       

0

R

Fabrizio Violati

79

Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

10 laps Accident

0

 

Maurizio Micangeli

       

0

 

Spartico Dini

       

0

R

Bernard Verdier

24

Racing Organisation Course

Lola T298-Chrysler (Goodyear)

27 laps Engine

0

R

Yves Courage

20

Graff Racing

Chevron B36-BMW (Goodyear)

6 laps Accident

0

 

Jean-Philippe Grand

       

0

R

Marc Sourd

24

Racing Organisation Course

Lola T298-Chrysler (Goodyear)

27 laps Engine

0

R

Gianfranco Brancatelli

52

Lancia Corse

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

26 laps Oil pump

0

R

Hans Heyer

51

Lancia Corse

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

6 laps Oil pump

0

 

Teo Fabi

       

0

 

Bernard Darniche

       

0

R

Markku Alen

52

Lancia Corse

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo (Pirelli)

26 laps Oil pump

0

 

Piercarlo Ghinzani

       

0

R

Mark Thatcher

28

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella PA8-BMW (Pirelli)

157 laps Accident

0

 

Lella Lombardi

       

0

R

Jacques Almeras

94

Almeras Freres

Porsche 934 (Michelin)

255 laps Accident damage

0

 

Jean-Marie Almeras

       

0

 

Marianne Hoephner

       

0

R

Diego Febles

80

Diego Febles Racing

Porsche 934 (Goodyear)

164 laps Accident

0

 

Armando Gonzalez

       

0

 

Francisco Romero

       

0

R

Henri Pescarolo

15

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379B-Ford (Goodyear)

124 laps Engine

0

 

Jean Ragnotti

       

0

R

Lucien Guitteny

75

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

47 laps Spun

0

R

Bob Akin

69

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

237 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Skeeter McKitterick

68

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

9 laps Spun

0

 

Leon Walger

       

0

R

Ralph Kent-Cooke

69

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

237 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Charles Mendez

68

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

9 laps Spun

0

R

Paul Miller

69

Cooke-Woods Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Goodyear)

237 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Claude Ballot-Lena

77

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

129 laps Ignition

0

R

Gerard Bleynie

75

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

47 laps Spun

0

R

Jean-Claude Andruet

77

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

129 laps Ignition

0

R

Jean-Paul Libert

75

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

Ferrari 512BB (Michelin)

47 laps Spun

0

R

Christian Bussi

91

ASA Cachia

Porsche 934 (Dunlop)

137 laps Engine

0

 

Cyril Grandet

       

0

 

Bernard Salam

       

0

R

Serge Saulnier

7

WM Esso

WM P79/80-Peugeot (Michelin)

264 laps Suspension

0

R

Pierre Yver

27

Michel Elkoubi

Lola T298-BMW (Michelin)

251 laps Engine

0

 

Patrick Perrier

       

0

R

Jean-Louis Bousquet

7

WM Esso

WM P79/80-Peugeot (Michelin)

264 laps Suspension

0

 

Denis Morin

       

0

R

John C Cooper

44

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 935-K3 (Dunlop)

158 laps Engine

0

 

Dudley Wood

       

0

 

Peter Lovett

       

0

R

Patrick Neve

82

March Engineering

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

38 laps Accident

0

 

Michael Korten

       

0

 

Manfred Winkelhock

       

0

R

Jacques Guerin

96

Garage du Bac

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

125 laps Accident

0

 

Frederic Alliot

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Henri Pescarolo

Jean Rondeau

3m 47.9s

1

Jean Ragnotti

Jean Rondeau

3m 47.9s

2

Dick Barbour

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 48.4s

2

John Fitzpatrick

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 48.4s

2

Brian Redman

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 48.4s

3

Rolf Stommelen

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 49.8s

3

Tetsu Ikuzawa

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 49.8s

3

Axel Plankenhorn

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 49.8s

4

Reinhold Joest

Martini Racing (Porsche)

3m 50s

4

Jacky Ickx

Martini Racing (Porsche)

3m 50s

5

Jean Rondeau

Jean Rondeau

3m 50.2s

5

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

Jean Rondeau

3m 50.2s

6

Alain de Cadenet

Alain de Cadenet

3m 50.6s

6

Francois Migault

Alain de Cadenet

3m 50.6s

7

Bob Evans

Dome Company

3m 50.7s

7

Chris Craft

Dome Company

3m 50.7s

8

Danny Ongais

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 51.3s

8

Ted Field

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 51.3s

8

Jean-Louis Lafosse

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 51.3s

9

Guy Frequelin

WM Esso

3m 51.9s

9

Roger Dorchy

WM Esso

3m 51.9s

10

Bob Wollek

GELO Racing

3m 53.1s

10

Helmut Kelleners

GELO Racing

3m 53.1s

11

Harald Grohs

Vegla Racing Team

3m 54s

11

Dieter Schornstein

Vegla Racing Team

3m 54s

11

Gotz von Tschirnhaus

Vegla Racing Team

3m 54s

12

Denis Morin

WM Esso

3m 54.5s

12

Serge Saulnier

WM Esso

3m 54.5s

12

Jean-Louis Bousquet

WM Esso

3m 54.5s

13

Patrick Gaillard

Andre Chevalley Racing

3m 55.7s

13

Francois Trisconi

Andre Chevalley Racing

3m 55.7s

13

Andre Chevalley

Andre Chevalley Racing

3m 55.7s

14

Bob Garretson

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 56.1s

14

Allan Moffat

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 56.1s

14

Bobby Rahal

Dick Barbour Racing

3m 56.1s

15

Max Mamers

WM Esso

3m 56.5s

15

Jean-Daniel Raulet

WM Esso

3m 56.5s

16

Guy Edwards

JLP Racing

3m 56.8s

16

John Paul

JLP Racing

3m 56.8s

16

John Paul jr

JLP Racing

3m 56.8s

17

Jean-Claude Andruet

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

3m 58.4s

17

Claude Ballot-Lena

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

3m 58.4s

18

Bernard Beguin

Meccarillos Racing

3m 58.9s

18

Volkert Merl

Meccarillos Racing

3m 58.9s

18

Claude Haldi

Meccarillos Racing

3m 58.9s

19

Gordon Spice

Jean Rondeau

3m 59s

19

Jean-Michel Martin

Jean Rondeau

3m 59s

19

Philippe Martin

Jean Rondeau

3m 59s

20

John C Cooper

Charles Ivey Racing

4m

20

Dudley Wood

Charles Ivey Racing

4m

20

Peter Lovett

Charles Ivey Racing

4m

21

Dale Whittington

Whittington Racing

4m 0.1s

21

Don Whittington

Whittington Racing

4m 0.1s

21

Hurley Haywood

Whittington Racing

4m 0.1s

22

Leon Walger

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 2.5s

22

Charles Mendez

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 2.5s

22

Skeeter McKitterick

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 2.5s

23

Dominique Lacaud

Dominique Lacaud

4m 2.5s

23

Hans-Joachim Stuck

Dominique Lacaud

4m 2.5s

23

Hans-Georg Burger

Dominique Lacaud

4m 2.5s

24

Pierre Dieudonne

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 2.6s

24

Herve Regout

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 2.6s

24

Jean Xhenceval

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 2.6s

25

Marcel Mignot

BMW Motorsports France

4m 2.7s

25

Didier Pironi

BMW Motorsports France

4m 2.7s

25

Dieter Quester

BMW Motorsports France

4m 2.7s

26

Hans Heyer

Lancia Corse

4m 3.2s

26

Teo Fabi

Lancia Corse

4m 3.2s

26

Bernard Darniche

Lancia Corse

4m 3.2s

27

Xavier Lapeyre

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 4.1s

27

Anny-Charlotte Verney

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 4.1s

27

Jean-Louis Trintignant

Porsche Kremer Racing

4m 4.1s

28

Martino Finotto

Jolly Club

4m 4.2s

28

Carlo Facetti

Jolly Club

4m 4.2s

29

Bob Akin

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 5.3s

29

Paul Miller

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 5.3s

29

Ralph Kent-Cooke

Cooke-Woods Racing

4m 5.3s

30

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Lancia Corse

4m 6.6s

30

Markku Alen

Lancia Corse

4m 6.6s

30

Gianfranco Brancatelli

Lancia Corse

4m 6.6s

31

Laurent Ferrier

BMW Zol Auto

4m 8.2s

31

Pierre-Francois Rousselot

BMW Zol Auto

4m 8.2s

31

Francois Servanin

BMW Zol Auto

4m 8.2s

32

Lella Lombardi

Osella Squadra Corse

4m 8.6s

32

Mark Thatcher

Osella Squadra Corse

4m 8.6s

33

Manfred Winkelhock

March Engineering

4m 9.4s

33

Patrick Neve

March Engineering

4m 9.4s

33

Michael Korten

March Engineering

4m 9.4s

34

Al Holbert

Porsche System Engineering

4m 10.8s

34

Derek Bell

Porsche System Engineering

4m 10.8s

35

Bernard Verdier

Racing Organisation Course

4m 10.9s

35

Marc Sourd

Racing Organisation Course

4m 10.9s

36

Lucien Guitteny

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 11.1s

36

Gerard Bleynie

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 11.1s

36

Jean-Paul Libert

Charles Pozzi JMS Racing

4m 11.1s

37

Jacques Guerin

Garage du Bac

4m 11.7s

37

Frederic Alliot

Garage du Bac

4m 11.7s

38

Dany Snobeck

Herve Poulain

4m 12.9s

38

Herve Poulain

Herve Poulain

4m 12.9s

38

Pierre Destic

Herve Poulain

4m 12.9s

39

Robert Kirby

Dick Barbour Racing

4m 13.5s

39

Michael Sherwin

Dick Barbour Racing

4m 13.5s

39

Bob Harmon

Dick Barbour Racing

4m 13.5s

40

Yves Courage

Graff Racing

4m 14s

40

Jean-Philippe Grand

Graff Racing

4m 14s

41

Spartico Dini

Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto

4m 14.3s

41

Fabrizio Violati

Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto

4m 14.3s

41

Maurizio Micangeli

Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto

4m 14.3s

42

Patrick Perrier

Michel Elkoubi

4m 14.4s

42

Pierre Yver

Michel Elkoubi

4m 14.4s

43

Christian Debias

Racing Organisation Course

4m 16s

43

Michel Dubois

Racing Organisation Course

4m 16s

43

Florian Vetsch

Racing Organisation Course

4m 16s

44

Tony Dron

Porsche System Engineering

4m 16.5s

44

Andy Rouse

Porsche System Engineering

4m 16.5s

45

Peter Clark

Dorset Racing Associates

4m 16.7s

45

Martin Birrane

Dorset Racing Associates

4m 16.7s

45

Nick Mason

Dorset Racing Associates

4m 16.7s

46

Jurgen Barth

Porsche System Engineering

4m 17.1s

46

Manfred Schurti

Porsche System Engineering

4m 17.1s

47

Bruno Sotty

Racing Organisation Course

4m 17.2s

47

Philippe Hesnault

Racing Organisation Course

4m 17.2s

47

Dominique Laurent

Racing Organisation Course

4m 17.2s

48

Michel Pignard

Hubert Striebig

4m 17.4s

48

Hubert Striebig

Hubert Striebig

4m 17.4s

48

Mario Ketterer

Hubert Striebig

4m 17.4s

49

Jacques Almeras

Almeras Freres

4m 18.9s

49

Jean-Marie Almeras

Almeras Freres

4m 18.9s

49

Marianne Hoephner

Almeras Freres

4m 18.9s

50

Simon Phillips

Emka Productions

4m 19.7s

50

Richard Down

Emka Productions

4m 19.7s

50

Steve O'Rourke

Emka Productions

4m 19.7s

51

Christian Bussi

ASA Cachia

4m 25.3s

51

Cyril Grandet

ASA Cachia

4m 25.3s

51

Bernard Salam

ASA Cachia

4m 25.3s

52

Diego Febles

Diego Febles Racing

4m 26.3s

52

Armando Gonzalez

Diego Febles Racing

4m 26.3s

52

Francisco Romero

Diego Febles Racing

4m 26.3s

53

Roland Ennequin

Georges Bourdillat

4m 26.4s

53

Georges Bourdillat

Georges Bourdillat

4m 26.4s

53

Alain-Michel Bernard

Georges Bourdillat

4m 26.4s

54

Mark Hutchins

Pierre Honegger

4m 36.1s

54

Ernesto Soto

Pierre Honegger

4m 36.1s

54

Pierre Honegger

Pierre Honegger

4m 36.1s

55

Thierry Perrier

Thierry Perrier

4m 37.6s

55

Roger Carmillet

Thierry Perrier

4m 37.6s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.467 (Miles)

Record

Jochen Mass (Porsche 962), 3m25.10, 148.616 mph, Sports Cars, 1985

3,169

Championships

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13,955

Results

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16,060

Drivers

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9,346

Teams

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865

Circuits

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