1983 Le Mans 24 Hours

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
4
Laps
371
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ickx, 3m 29.70s
1983 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Vern Schuppan

3

Rothmans Porsche

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

24h

20

 

Hurley Haywood

       

20

 

Al Holbert

       

20

2

1

Derek Bell

1

Rothmans Porsche

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

24h

15

 

Jacky Ickx

       

15

3

5

Michael Andretti

21

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

365 laps

12

 

Mario Andretti

       

12

 

Philippe Alliot

       

12

4

5

Volkert Merl

12

Joest Racing

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

362 laps

10

 

Clemens Schickentanz

       

10

 

Mauricio de Narvaez

       

10

5

5

John Fitzpatrick

16

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

359 laps

0

5

5

Rupert Keegan

16

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

359 laps

8

 

Guy Edwards

       

8

6

1

Bob Wollek

8

Joest Racing

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

355 laps

6

6

1

Klaus Ludwig

8

Joest Racing

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

355 laps

0

6

1

Stefan Johansson

8

Joest Racing

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

355 laps

6

7

5

Desire Wilson

18

Obermaier Racing

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

348 laps

4

 

Jurgen Laessig

       

4

 

Axel Plankenhorn

       

4

8

2

Jonathan Palmer

14

GTi Engineering

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

340 laps

3

 

Jan Lammers

       

3

8

2

Richard Lloyd

14

GTi Engineering

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

340 laps

0

9

24

Albert Naon

46

Sauber Racing Switzerland

Sauber C7-BMW (Dunlop)

339 laps

2

 

Tony Garcia

       

2

 

Diego Montoya

       

2

10

13

Claude Ballot-Lena

47

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

328 laps

1

 

Jean-Louis Schlesser

       

1

10

13

Preston Henn

47

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

328 laps

0

11

39

Paul Smith

93

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 930 (Avon)

304 laps

0

 

John C Cooper

       

0

 

David Ovey

       

0

12

32

Takashi Yorino

60

Mazdaspeed

Mazda 717C (Dunlop)

303 laps

0

 

Yoshimi Katayama

       

0

 

Yojiro Terada

       

0

13

36

Georg Memminger

92

Georg Memminger

Porsche 930 (Dunlop)

300 laps

0

 

Heinz Kuhn-Weiss

       

0

 

Fritz Muller

       

0

14

22

Gerard Cuynet

54

V Bertapelle

URD C81-BMW (Dunlop)

293 laps

0

 

Bruno Sotty

       

0

15

32

Jacques Guillot

95

Almeras Freres

Porsche 930 (Michelin)

280 laps

0

 

Jean-Marie Almeras

       

0

 

Jacques Almeras

       

0

16

2

Roger Dorchy

10

WM Secateva

WM P83-Peugeot (Michelin)

279 laps

0

 

Pascal Fabre

       

0

 

Alain Couderc

       

0

17

8

Steve O'Rourke

41

Emka Productions

Emka 83/1-Aston Martin (Dunlop)

276 laps

0

 

Tiff Needell

       

0

 

Nick Faure

       

0

18

25

James Weaver

61

Mazdaspeed

Mazda 717C (Dunlop)

268 laps

0

 

Steve Soper

       

0

 

Jeff Allam

       

0

19

18

Jean-Paul Libert

29

Bussi Racing

Rondeau M382-Ford (Dunlop)

266 laps

0

 

Daniel Herregods

       

0

 

Pascal Witmeur

       

0

20

31

Raymond Touroul

96

Michel Lateste

Porsche 930 (Michelin)

265 laps

0

 

Michel Bienvault

       

0

 

Michel Lateste

       

0

DNS

Harald Grohs

37

Brun Motorsport

Sehcar C6-Porsche (Dunlop)

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

 

Walter Brun

       

0

DNQ

David Palmer

62

Manns Racing

Harrier RX83C-Mazda (Avon)

0

 

Roy Baker

       

0

 

Pierre Honegger

       

0

DSQ

Bernard de Dryver

30

Pierre Yver

Rondeau M382-Ford (Dunlop)

266 laps Outside assistance

0

 

Lucien Guitteny

       

0

 

Pierre Yver

       

0

NC

Max Cohen-Olivar

51

Scuderia Silvama Motor Griffone

Lancia LC1 (Dunlop)

218 laps Not classified

0

 

Massimo Sigala

       

0

 

Oscar Larrauri

       

0

NC

Francois Duret

65

ADA Engineering

ADA 01-Ford (Michelin)

215 laps Not classified

0

 

Ian Harrower

       

0

 

John Sheldon

       

0

NC

Thierry Perrier

53

AS Ecole Superieure de Tourisme

Lancia LC1 (Dunlop)

133 laps Not classified

0

 

Bernard Salam

       

0

 

Francois Hesnault

       

0

NC

Alain le Page

97

Raymond Boutinaud

Porsche 928S (Dunlop)

135 laps Not classified

0

 

Patrick Gonin

       

0

 

Raymond Boutinaud

       

0

R

Noel del Bello

64

Hubert Striebig

Sthemo SMC2-BMW (Dunlop)

71 laps Engine

0

 

Jacques Heuclin

       

0

 

Hubert Striebig

       

0

R

Chris Craft

38

Colin Bennett Racing

Dome RC82-Ford (Dunlop)

75 laps Clutch

0

 

Nick Mason

       

0

 

Eliseo Salazar

       

0

R

Frank Jelinski

22

Porsche Kremer Racing

Kremer CK5-Porsche (Goodyear)

76 laps Engine

0

R

Stefan Bellof

2

Rothmans Porsche

Porsche 956 (Dunlop)

281 laps Engine

0

 

Jochen Mass

       

0

R

Fred Stiff

49

Grid Motor Racing

Grid S1-Ford (Firestone)

69 laps Oil leak

0

 

Dudley Wood

       

0

 

Ray Ratcliff

       

0

R

Derek Warwick

22

Porsche Kremer Racing

Kremer CK5-Porsche (Goodyear)

76 laps Engine

0

 

Patrick Gaillard

       

0

R

Francois Migault

43

Peer Racing

Ford C100 (Goodyear)

16 laps Fuel pressure

0

 

David Kennedy

       

0

 

Martin Birrane

       

0

R

Dieter Quester

11

John Fitzpatrick Racing

Porsche 956 (Goodyear)

135 laps Fuel system

0

 

David Hobbs

       

0

 

John Fitzpatrick

       

0

R

Richard Cleare

42

Richard Cleare

Kremer CK5-Porsche (Dunlop)

8 laps Turbocharger

0

 

Tony Dron

       

0

 

Richard Jones

       

0

R

Michele Alboreto

4

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

27 laps Gearbox

0

R

Hans Heyer

5

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

121 laps Fuel pressure

0

R

Paolo Barilla

6

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

135 laps Engine

0

R

Alessandro Nannini

4

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

27 laps Gearbox

0

R

Alessandro Nannini

6

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

135 laps Engine

0

R

Teo Fabi

5

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

121 laps Fuel pressure

0

R

Teo Fabi

4

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

27 laps Gearbox

0

R

Jean-Claude Andruet

6

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

135 laps Engine

0

R

Piercarlo Ghinzani

5

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia LC2 (Dunlop)

121 laps Fuel pressure

0

R

Michael Krankenberg

91

Edgar Doren

Porsche 930 (Dunlop)

7 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jean-Marie Lemerle

       

0

 

Alexandre Yvon

       

0

R

Jens Winther

90

Angelo Pallavicini

BMW M1 (Dunlop)

180 laps Gearbox

0

 

Angelo Pallavicini

       

0

 

Leopold von Bayern

       

0

R

Jean-Michel Martin

15

Joest Racing

Porsche 936CJ (Dunlop)

9 laps Fuel injection

0

 

Philippe Martin

       

0

 

Marc Duez

       

0

R

Jacques Villeneuve

36

Brun Motorsport

Sehcar C6-Ford (Dunlop)

68 laps Overheating

0

 

David Deacon

       

0

 

Ludwig Heimrath jr

       

0

R

Philippe Streiff

25

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M482-Ford (Michelin)

12 laps Oil leak

0

R

Vic Elford

28

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379-Ford (Michelin)

136 laps Engine

0

R

Alain Cudini

72

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M382-Ford (Michelin)

31 laps Engine

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

25

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M482-Ford (Michelin)

12 laps Oil leak

0

R

Xavier Lapeyre

72

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M382-Ford (Michelin)

31 laps Engine

0

R

Henri Pescarolo

24

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M482-Ford (Michelin)

174 laps Engine

0

R

Michel Ferte

26

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M482-Ford (Michelin)

90 laps Engine

0

 

Jean Rondeau

       

0

 

Alain Ferte

       

0

R

Joel Gouhier

28

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379-Ford (Michelin)

136 laps Engine

0

R

Dany Snobeck

72

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M382-Ford (Michelin)

31 laps Engine

0

R

Anny-Charlotte Verney

28

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M379-Ford (Michelin)

136 laps Engine

0

R

Thierry Boutsen

24

Jean Rondeau

Rondeau M482-Ford (Michelin)

174 laps Engine

0

R

Alain de Cadenet

13

Courage Competition

Cougar C01B-Ford (Michelin)

86 laps Engine

0

 

Yves Courage

       

0

 

Michel Dubois

       

0

R

Francois Servanin

20

Cooke Racing

Lola T610-Ford (Goodyear)

165 laps Engine

0

 

Ralph Kent-Cooke

       

0

 

Jim Adams

       

0

R

Jean-Daniel Raulet

9

WM Secateva

WM P83-Peugeot (Michelin)

102 laps Overheating

0

 

Didier Theys

       

0

 

Michel Pignard

       

0

R

Marco Vanoli

63

Jolly Club

Alba AR2-Giannini (Pirelli)

158 laps Handling

0

 

Martino Finotto

       

0

 

Carlo Facetti

       

0

R

Claude Haldi

94

Claude Haldi

Porsche 930 (Michelin)

217 laps Engine

0

 

Gunther Steckkonig

       

0

 

Bernd Schiller

       

0

R

Mike Salmon

39

Viscount Downe Racing

Nimrod C2B-Aston Martin (Avon)

218 laps Engine

0

 

Ray Mallock

       

0

 

Steve Earle

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Jacky Ickx

Rothmans Porsche

3m 16.36s

1

Derek Bell

Rothmans Porsche

3m 16.56s

2

Michele Alboreto

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 20.79s

2

Teo Fabi

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 20.79s

2

Alessandro Nannini

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 20.79s

3

Stefan Bellof

Rothmans Porsche

3m 20.98s

3

Jochen Mass

Rothmans Porsche

3m 20.98s

4

Teo Fabi

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 21.31s

4

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 21.31s

4

Hans Heyer

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 21.31s

5

Klaus Ludwig

Joest Racing

3m 23.75s

5

Bob Wollek

Joest Racing

3m 23.75s

5

Stefan Johansson

Joest Racing

3m 23.75s

6

Jonathan Palmer

GTi Engineering

3m 37.48s

6

Jan Lammers

GTi Engineering

3m 37.48s

6

Richard Lloyd

GTi Engineering

3m 37.48s

7

Al Holbert

Rothmans Porsche

3m 28.36s

7

Vern Schuppan

Rothmans Porsche

3m 28.36s

7

Hurley Haywood

Rothmans Porsche

3m 28.36s

8

Philippe Alliot

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 28.89s

8

Michael Andretti

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 28.89s

8

Mario Andretti

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 28.89s

9

Volkert Merl

Joest Racing

3m 29.48s

9

Clemens Schickentanz

Joest Racing

3m 29.48s

9

Mauricio de Narvaez

Joest Racing

3m 29.48s

10

Rupert Keegan

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 29.98s

10

John Fitzpatrick

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 29.98s

10

Guy Edwards

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 29.98s

11

David Hobbs

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 30.3s

11

John Fitzpatrick

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 30.3s

11

Dieter Quester

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 30.3s

12

Axel Plankenhorn

Obermaier Racing

3m 31.12s

12

Desire Wilson

Obermaier Racing

3m 31.12s

12

Jurgen Laessig

Obermaier Racing

3m 31.12s

13

Paolo Barilla

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 32.92s

13

Jean-Claude Andruet

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 32.92s

13

Alessandro Nannini

Martini Racing (Lancia)

3m 32.92s

14

Patrick Gaillard

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 35.62s

14

Derek Warwick

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 35.62s

14

Frank Jelinski

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 35.62s

15

Mike Salmon

Viscount Downe Racing

3m 35.78s

15

Steve Earle

Viscount Downe Racing

3m 35.78s

15

Ray Mallock

Viscount Downe Racing

3m 35.78s

16

Henri Pescarolo

Jean Rondeau

3m 36.06s

16

Thierry Boutsen

Jean Rondeau

3m 36.06s

17

Jean-Daniel Raulet

WM Secateva

3m 36.37s

17

Michel Pignard

WM Secateva

3m 36.37s

17

Didier Theys

WM Secateva

3m 36.37s

18

Pascal Fabre

WM Secateva

3m 36.55s

18

Alain Couderc

WM Secateva

3m 36.55s

18

Roger Dorchy

WM Secateva

3m 36.55s

19

Jean Rondeau

Jean Rondeau

3m 37.57s

19

Alain Ferte

Jean Rondeau

3m 37.57s

19

Michel Ferte

Jean Rondeau

3m 37.57s

20

Philippe Streiff

Jean Rondeau

3m 38.63s

20

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

Jean Rondeau

3m 38.63s

21

Marc Duez

Joest Racing

3m 38.67s

21

Jean-Michel Martin

Joest Racing

3m 38.67s

21

Philippe Martin

Joest Racing

3m 38.67s

22

Dany Snobeck

Jean Rondeau

3m 40.23s

22

Alain Cudini

Jean Rondeau

3m 40.23s

22

Xavier Lapeyre

Jean Rondeau

3m 40.23s

23

Claude Ballot-Lena

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 40.31s

23

Jean-Louis Schlesser

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 40.31s

23

Preston Henn

John Fitzpatrick Racing

3m 40.31s

24

Richard Jones

Richard Cleare

3m 41.98s

24

Richard Cleare

Richard Cleare

3m 41.98s

24

Tony Dron

Richard Cleare

3m 41.98s

25

Steve O'Rourke

Emka Productions

3m 42.23s

25

Nick Faure

Emka Productions

3m 42.23s

25

Tiff Needell

Emka Productions

3m 42.23s

26

Marco Vanoli

Jolly Club

3m 42.78s

26

Martino Finotto

Jolly Club

3m 42.78s

26

Carlo Facetti

Jolly Club

3m 42.78s

27

Francois Servanin

Cooke Racing

3m 43.05s

27

Ralph Kent-Cooke

Cooke Racing

3m 43.05s

27

Jim Adams

Cooke Racing

3m 43.05s

28

Bernard de Dryver

Pierre Yver

3m 43.94s

28

Lucien Guitteny

Pierre Yver

3m 43.94s

28

Pierre Yver

Pierre Yver

3m 43.94s

29

Chris Craft

Colin Bennett Racing

3m 44.31s

29

Nick Mason

Colin Bennett Racing

3m 44.31s

29

Eliseo Salazar

Colin Bennett Racing

3m 44.31s

30

Alain de Cadenet

Courage Competition

3m 46.04s

30

Yves Courage

Courage Competition

3m 46.04s

30

Michel Dubois

Courage Competition

3m 46.04s

31

Max Cohen-Olivar

Scuderia Silvama Motor Griffone

3m 47.51s

31

Massimo Sigala

Scuderia Silvama Motor Griffone

3m 47.51s

31

Oscar Larrauri

Scuderia Silvama Motor Griffone

3m 47.51s

32

Joel Gouhier

Jean Rondeau

3m 49.9s

32

Vic Elford

Jean Rondeau

3m 49.9s

32

Anny-Charlotte Verney

Jean Rondeau

3m 49.9s

33

Diego Montoya

Sauber Racing Switzerland

3m 50s

33

Albert Naon

Sauber Racing Switzerland

3m 50s

33

Tony Garcia

Sauber Racing Switzerland

3m 50s

35

Hans-Joachim Stuck

Brun Motorsport

3m 51.77s

35

Harald Grohs

Brun Motorsport

3m 51.77s

35

Walter Brun

Brun Motorsport

3m 51.77s

36

Gerard Cuynet

V Bertapelle

3m 52.44s

36

Bruno Sotty

V Bertapelle

3m 52.44s

37

Pascal Witmeur

Bussi Racing

3m 53.19s

37

Jean-Paul Libert

Bussi Racing

3m 53.19s

37

Daniel Herregods

Bussi Racing

3m 53.19s

38

Martin Birrane

Peer Racing

3m 54.98s

38

Francois Migault

Peer Racing

3m 54.98s

38

David Kennedy

Peer Racing

3m 54.98s

39

John Sheldon

ADA Engineering

3m 56.42s

39

Ian Harrower

ADA Engineering

3m 56.42s

39

Francois Duret

ADA Engineering

3m 56.42s

40

Fred Stiff

Grid Motor Racing

3m 57.83s

40

Ray Ratcliff

Grid Motor Racing

3m 57.83s

40

Dudley Wood

Grid Motor Racing

3m 57.83s

41

Jacques Villeneuve

Brun Motorsport

4m 0.94s

41

David Deacon

Brun Motorsport

4m 0.94s

41

Ludwig Heimrath jr

Brun Motorsport

4m 0.94s

42

Bernard Salam

AS Ecole Superieure de Tourisme

4m 2.24s

42

Thierry Perrier

AS Ecole Superieure de Tourisme

4m 2.24s

42

Francois Hesnault

AS Ecole Superieure de Tourisme

4m 2.24s

43

Jeff Allam

Mazdaspeed

4m 5.92s

43

James Weaver

Mazdaspeed

4m 5.92s

43

Steve Soper

Mazdaspeed

4m 5.92s

44

Yojiro Terada

Mazdaspeed

4m 6.13s

44

Yoshimi Katayama

Mazdaspeed

4m 6.13s

44

Takashi Yorino

Mazdaspeed

4m 6.13s

45

Hubert Striebig

Hubert Striebig

4m 8.05s

45

Jacques Heuclin

Hubert Striebig

4m 8.05s

45

Noel del Bello

Hubert Striebig

4m 8.05s

46

Leopold von Bayern

Angelo Pallavicini

4m 10.37s

46

Angelo Pallavicini

Angelo Pallavicini

4m 10.37s

46

Jens Winther

Angelo Pallavicini

4m 10.37s

47

Jacques Guillot

Almeras Freres

4m 13.19s

47

Jacques Almeras

Almeras Freres

4m 13.19s

47

Jean-Marie Almeras

Almeras Freres

4m 13.19s

48

Claude Haldi

Claude Haldi

4m 14.2s

48

Bernd Schiller

Claude Haldi

4m 14.2s

48

Gunther Steckkonig

Claude Haldi

4m 14.2s

49

Georg Memminger

Georg Memminger

4m 16.07s

49

Fritz Muller

Georg Memminger

4m 16.07s

49

Heinz Kuhn-Weiss

Georg Memminger

4m 16.07s

50

David Ovey

Charles Ivey Racing

4m 18.26s

50

Paul Smith

Charles Ivey Racing

4m 18.26s

50

John C Cooper

Charles Ivey Racing

4m 18.26s

51

Raymond Touroul

Michel Lateste

4m 23.8s

51

Michel Bienvault

Michel Lateste

4m 23.8s

51

Michel Lateste

Michel Lateste

4m 23.8s

52

Michael Krankenberg

Edgar Doren

4m 31.26s

52

Alexandre Yvon

Edgar Doren

4m 31.26s

52

Jean-Marie Lemerle

Edgar Doren

4m 31.26s

53

Patrick Gonin

Raymond Boutinaud

4m 35.94s

53

Raymond Boutinaud

Raymond Boutinaud

4m 35.94s

53

Alain le Page

Raymond Boutinaud

4m 35.94s

54

David Palmer

Manns Racing

4m 33.3s

54

Roy Baker

Manns Racing

4m 33.3s

54

Pierre Honegger

Manns Racing

4m 33.3s

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

3,168

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