1997 Le Mans 24 Hours

  • Saturday, June 14, 1997
  • 24 heures du Mans

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Michele Alboreto

7

Joest Racing

Porsche WSC95 (Goodyear)

24h 2m 40.875s

0

 

Stefan Johansson

       

0

 

Tom Kristensen

       

0

2

23

Anders Olofsson

41

GTC Competition

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

360 laps

0

 

Pierre-Henri Raphanel

       

0

 

Jean-Marc Gounon

       

0

3

19

Roberto Ravaglia

43

BMW Motorsport

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

358 laps

0

 

Eric Helary

       

0

 

Peter Kox

       

0

4

1

Jerome Policand

13

Courage Competition

Courage C41-Porsche (Michelin)

336 laps

0

 

Marc Goossens

       

0

 

Didier Cottaz

       

0

5

15

Patrice Goueslard

33

Schubel Engineering

Porsche 911 GT1 (Michelin)

331 laps

0

 

Armin Hahne

       

0

 

Pedro Lamy

       

0

6

3

Giampiero Moretti

3

Momo Racing

Ferrari 333SP (Yokohama)

321 laps

0

 

Massimiliano Papis

       

0

 

Didier Theys

       

0

7

2

Jean-Philippe Belloc

8

Pescarolo Promotion

Courage C36-Porsche (Michelin)

319 laps

0

 

Emmanuel Clerico

       

0

 

Henri Pescarolo

       

0

8

2

Tonico Hermann de Azevedo

27

BMS Scuderia Italia

Porsche 911 GT1 (Pirelli)

317 laps

0

 

Pierluigi Martini

       

0

 

Christian Pescatori

       

0

9

35

Jean-Claude Lagniez

78

Haberthur Racing

Porsche 911 GT2 (Dunlop)

307 laps

0

 

Guy Martinolle

       

0

 

Michel Neugarten

       

0

10

27

Andre Ahrle

74

Roock Racing

Porsche 911 GT2 (Michelin)

306 laps

0

 

Bruno Eichmann

       

0

 

Andy Pilgrim

       

0

11

31

Manuel Mello-Breyner

73

Roock Racing

Porsche 911 GT2 (Michelin)

295 laps

0

 

Pedro Mello-Breyner

       

0

 

Tomaz Mello-Breyner

       

0

12

9

Erik Comas

23

Nissan Motorsports

Nissan R390 GT1 (Bridgestone)

294 laps

0

 

Kazuyoshi Hoshino

       

0

 

Masahiko Kageyama

       

0

13

32

Claudia Hurtgen

80

GT Racing

Porsche 911 GT2 (Michelin)

287 laps

0

 

Hugh Price

       

0

 

John Robinson

       

0

14

24

Justin Bell

63

Viper Team ORECA

Chrysler Viper GTS-R (Michelin)

278 laps

0

 

John Morton

       

0

 

Pierre Yver

       

0

15

33

Chris Gleason

64

Chamberlain Engineering

Chrysler Viper GTS-R (Goodyear)

269 laps

0

 

Hans Hugenholtz

       

0

 

Jari Nurminen

       

0

16

9

Fredrik Ekblom

10

Courage Competition

Courage C36-Porsche (Michelin)

265 laps

0

 

Jean-Paul Libert

       

0

 

Jean-Louis Ricci

       

0

17

Jim Downing

15

Team DTR

Kudzu DLM4-Mazda (Goodyear)

263 laps

0

 

Franck Freon

       

0

 

Yojiro Terada

       

0

DNS

Chris Goodwin

40

GTC Competition

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

0

 

John Nielsen

       

0

 

Thomas Bscher

       

0

DNQ

Jean-Denis Deletraz

50

Lotus Motorsport

Lotus Elise GT1 (Michelin)

0

 

Fabien Giroix

       

0

DNS

Giovanni Lavaggi

6

Porsche Kremer Racing

Kremer K8-Porsche (Goodyear)

0

 

Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiere

       

0

 

Bernard Chauvin

       

0

DNQ

Henri-Louis Maunoir

71

Team Marcos Racing International

Marcos Mantara LM600 (Dunlop)

0

 

Francois Migault

       

0

 

Dominic Chappell

       

0

R

Larry Schumacher

79

Konrad Motorsport

Porsche 911 GT2 (Pirelli)

126 laps Engine

0

 

Toni Seiler

       

0

 

Michel Ligonnet

       

0

R

Patrick Bourdais

75

Larbre Competition

Porsche 911 GT2 (Michelin)

205 laps Accident damage

0

 

Peter Kitchak

       

0

 

Andre Lara Resende

       

0

R

Jack Leconte

77

Larbre Competition

Porsche 911 GT2 (Michelin)

77 laps Transmission

0

 

Jean-Luc Chereau

       

0

 

Jean-Pierre Jarier

       

0

R

Lilian Bryner

84

Stadler Motorsport

Porsche 911 GT2 (Pirelli)

98 laps Oil leak

0

 

Enzo Calderari

       

0

 

Angelo Zadra

       

0

R

Mario Andretti

9

Courage Competition

Courage C36-Porsche (Michelin)

197 laps Accident damage

0

 

Michael Andretti

       

0

 

Olivier Grouillard

       

0

R

Rocky Agusta

60

Agusta Racing Team

Callaway Corvette GT2 LM (Dunlop)

45 laps Out of fuel

0

 

Almo Coppelli

       

0

 

Eric Graham

       

0

R

Olivier Beretta

61

Viper Team ORECA

Chrysler Viper GTS-R (Michelin)

263 laps Accident

0

 

Dominique Dupuy

       

0

 

Philippe Gache

       

0

R

Marc Duez

62

Viper Team ORECA

Chrysler Viper GTS-R (Michelin)

76 laps Accident

0

 

Tommy Archer

       

0

 

Soheil Ayari

       

0

R

Eric Bernard

52

DAMS

Panoz GTR (Michelin)

149 laps Oil pressure

0

 

Jean-Christophe Boullion

       

0

 

Franck Lagorce

       

0

R

Andy Wallace

54

Dave Price Racing

Panoz GTR (Goodyear)

236 laps Engine

0

 

James Weaver

       

0

 

Butch Leitzinger

       

0

R

Perry McCarthy

55

Dave Price Racing

Panoz GTR (Goodyear)

145 laps Fire

0

 

David Brabham

       

0

 

Doc Bundy

       

0

R

Robert Schirle

66

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

Saleen Mustang (Dunlop)

28 laps Electrics

0

 

David Warnock

       

0

 

Allen Lloyd

       

0

R

Carlos Palau

67

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

Saleen Mustang (Dunlop)

133 laps Wheel

0

 

Steve Saleen

       

0

 

Price Cobb

       

0

R

JJ Lehto

42

BMW Motorsport

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

236 laps Accident

0

 

Nelson Piquet

       

0

 

Steve Soper

       

0

R

Harald Becker

70

Team Marcos Racing International

Marcos Mantara LM600 (Dunlop)

15 laps Oil leak

0

 

Cor Euser

       

0

 

Toshio Suzuki

       

0

R

Jesus Pareja

14

Pacific Racing

BRM P301-Nissan (Pirelli)

6 laps Engine

0

 

Eliseo Salazar

       

0

 

Harri Toivonen

       

0

R

Masanori Sekiya

39

GTC Competition

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

326 laps Fire

0

 

Ray Bellm

       

0

 

Andrew Gilbert-Scott

       

0

R

Adrian Campos

4

Michel Ferte Pilot Racing

Ferrari 333SP (Dunlop)

18 laps Out of fuel

0

 

Michel Ferte

       

0

 

Charles Nearburg

       

0

R

Gary Ayles

44

Parabolica Motorsport

McLaren F1 GTR-BMW (Michelin)

88 laps Accident

0

 

Akihiko Nakaya

       

0

 

Keiichi Tsuchiya

       

0

R

George Fouche

45

Lister Storm Racing

Lister Storm GTL (Dunlop)

21 laps Accident

0

 

Geoff Lees

       

0

 

Tiff Needell

       

0

R

Mark Skaife

46

Lister Storm Racing

Lister Storm GTL (Dunlop)

77 laps Gearbox

0

 

Julian Bailey

       

0

 

Thomas Erdos

       

0

R

Sandy Grau

49

Lotus Motorsport

Lotus Elise GT1 (Michelin)

121 laps Oil pressure

0

 

Mike Hezemans

       

0

 

Jan Lammers

       

0

R

Carl Rosenblad

5

Porsche Kremer Racing

Kremer K8-Porsche (Goodyear)

103 laps Engine

0

 

Tomas Saldana

       

0

 

Jurgen Laessig

       

0

R

Wayne Taylor

21

Nissan Motorsports

Nissan R390 GT1 (Bridgestone)

139 laps Gearbox

0

 

Jorg Muller

       

0

 

Martin Brundle

       

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

22

Nissan Motorsports

Nissan R390 GT1 (Bridgestone)

121 laps Gearbox

0

 

Eric van de Poele

       

0

 

Aguri Suzuki

       

0

R

Thierry Boutsen

25

Porsche

Porsche 911 GT1 Evo (Michelin)

238 laps Gearbox

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

 

Bob Wollek

       

0

R

Emmanuel Collard

26

Porsche

Porsche 911 GT1 Evo (Michelin)

327 laps Fire

0

 

Yannick Dalmas

       

0

 

Ralf Kelleners

       

0

R

Mauro Baldi

28

Konrad Motorsport

Porsche 911 GT1 (Pirelli)

138 laps Accident damage

0

 

Franz Konrad

       

0

 

Robert Nearn

       

0

R

Alain Ferte

29

JB Racing

Porsche 911 GT1 (Michelin)

236 laps Engine

0

 

Jurgen von Gartzen

       

0

 

Olivier Thevenin

       

0

R

Christophe Bouchut

30

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 911 GT1 (Goodyear)

207 laps Overheating

0

 

Andy Evans

       

0

 

Bertrand Gachot

       

0

R

Allan McNish

32

Roock Racing

Porsche 911 GT1 (Michelin)

8 laps Accident

0

 

Stephane Ortelli

       

0

 

Karl Wendlinger

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Michele Alboreto

Joest Racing

3m 41.581s

1

Stefan Johansson

Joest Racing

3m 41.581s

1

Tom Kristensen

Joest Racing

3m 41.581s

2

Hans-Joachim Stuck

Porsche

3m 43.363s

2

Bob Wollek

Porsche

3m 43.363s

2

Thierry Boutsen

Porsche

3m 43.363s

3

Giampiero Moretti

Momo Racing

3m 46.431s

3

Massimiliano Papis

Momo Racing

3m 46.431s

3

Didier Theys

Momo Racing

3m 46.431s

4

Riccardo Patrese

Nissan Motorsports

3m 45.324s

4

Eric van de Poele

Nissan Motorsports

3m 45.324s

4

Aguri Suzuki

Nissan Motorsports

3m 45.324s

5

Didier Cottaz

Courage Competition

3m 47.662s

5

Jerome Policand

Courage Competition

3m 47.662s

5

Marc Goossens

Courage Competition

3m 47.662s

6

Steve Soper

BMW Motorsport

3m 45.402s

6

JJ Lehto

BMW Motorsport

3m 45.402s

6

Nelson Piquet

BMW Motorsport

3m 45.402s

7

Fredrik Ekblom

Courage Competition

3m 48.011s

7

Jean-Louis Ricci

Courage Competition

3m 48.011s

7

Jean-Paul Libert

Courage Competition

3m 48.011s

8

Emmanuel Collard

Porsche

3m 45.49s

8

Yannick Dalmas

Porsche

3m 45.49s

8

Ralf Kelleners

Porsche

3m 45.49s

9

Jean-Philippe Belloc

Pescarolo Promotion

3m 48.651s

9

Emmanuel Clerico

Pescarolo Promotion

3m 48.651s

9

Henri Pescarolo

Pescarolo Promotion

3m 48.651s

10

Tonico Hermann de Azevedo

BMS Scuderia Italia

3m 45.913s

10

Pierluigi Martini

BMS Scuderia Italia

3m 45.913s

10

Christian Pescatori

BMS Scuderia Italia

3m 45.913s

11

Adrian Campos

Michel Ferte Pilot Racing

3m 51.092s

11

Michel Ferte

Michel Ferte Pilot Racing

3m 51.092s

11

Charles Nearburg

Michel Ferte Pilot Racing

3m 51.092s

12

Martin Brundle

Nissan Motorsports

3m 46.228s

12

Wayne Taylor

Nissan Motorsports

3m 46.228s

12

Jorg Muller

Nissan Motorsports

3m 46.228s

13

Mario Andretti

Courage Competition

3m 51.378s

13

Michael Andretti

Courage Competition

3m 51.378s

13

Olivier Grouillard

Courage Competition

3m 51.378s

14

Christophe Bouchut

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 46.389s

14

Andy Evans

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 46.389s

14

Bertrand Gachot

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 46.389s

15

Jurgen Laessig

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 55.981s

15

Carl Rosenblad

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 55.981s

15

Tomas Saldana

Porsche Kremer Racing

3m 55.981s

16

Gary Ayles

Parabolica Motorsport

3m 47.108s

16

Akihiko Nakaya

Parabolica Motorsport

3m 47.108s

16

Keiichi Tsuchiya

Parabolica Motorsport

3m 47.108s

17

Jim Downing

Team DTR

3m 56.122s

17

Franck Freon

Team DTR

3m 56.122s

17

Yojiro Terada

Team DTR

3m 56.122s

18

Allan McNish

Roock Racing

3m 47.314s

18

Stephane Ortelli

Roock Racing

3m 47.314s

18

Karl Wendlinger

Roock Racing

3m 47.314s

19

Jesus Pareja

Pacific Racing

3m 56.734s

19

Eliseo Salazar

Pacific Racing

3m 56.734s

19

Harri Toivonen

Pacific Racing

3m 56.734s

20

Patrice Goueslard

Schubel Engineering

3m 47.428s

20

Armin Hahne

Schubel Engineering

3m 47.428s

20

Pedro Lamy

Schubel Engineering

3m 47.428s

21

Erik Comas

Nissan Motorsports

3m 47.745s

21

Kazuyoshi Hoshino

Nissan Motorsports

3m 47.745s

21

Masahiko Kageyama

Nissan Motorsports

3m 47.745s

22

Eric Helary

BMW Motorsport

3m 48.057s

22

Peter Kox

BMW Motorsport

3m 48.057s

22

Roberto Ravaglia

BMW Motorsport

3m 48.057s

23

Eric Bernard

DAMS

3m 48.123s

23

Jean-Christophe Boullion

DAMS

3m 48.123s

23

Franck Lagorce

DAMS

3m 48.123s

24

Alain Ferte

JB Racing

3m 48.341s

24

Jurgen von Gartzen

JB Racing

3m 48.341s

24

Olivier Thevenin

JB Racing

3m 48.341s

25

Jean-Marc Gounon

GTC Competition

3m 48.369s

25

Anders Olofsson

GTC Competition

3m 48.369s

25

Pierre-Henri Raphanel

GTC Competition

3m 48.369s

26

Sandy Grau

Lotus Motorsport

3m 48.395s

26

Mike Hezemans

Lotus Motorsport

3m 48.395s

26

Jan Lammers

Lotus Motorsport

3m 48.395s

27

Masanori Sekiya

GTC Competition

3m 48.665s

27

Ray Bellm

GTC Competition

3m 48.665s

27

Andrew Gilbert-Scott

GTC Competition

3m 48.665s

28

Mauro Baldi

Konrad Motorsport

3m 49.465s

28

Franz Konrad

Konrad Motorsport

3m 49.465s

28

Robert Nearn

Konrad Motorsport

3m 49.465s

29

Mark Skaife

Lister Storm Racing

3m 49.563s

29

Julian Bailey

Lister Storm Racing

3m 49.563s

29

Thomas Erdos

Lister Storm Racing

3m 49.563s

30

Perry McCarthy

Dave Price Racing

3m 49.699s

30

David Brabham

Dave Price Racing

3m 49.699s

30

Doc Bundy

Dave Price Racing

3m 49.699s

31

George Fouche

Lister Storm Racing

3m 50.398s

31

Geoff Lees

Lister Storm Racing

3m 50.398s

31

Tiff Needell

Lister Storm Racing

3m 50.398s

32

Butch Leitzinger

Dave Price Racing

3m 50.852s

32

Andy Wallace

Dave Price Racing

3m 50.852s

32

James Weaver

Dave Price Racing

3m 50.852s

33

Tommy Archer

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.589s

33

Soheil Ayari

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.589s

33

Marc Duez

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.589s

34

Dominique Dupuy

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.654s

34

Philippe Gache

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.654s

34

Olivier Beretta

Viper Team ORECA

4m 4.654s

35

Price Cobb

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 6.922s

35

Carlos Palau

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 6.922s

35

Steve Saleen

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 6.922s

36

Jack Leconte

Larbre Competition

4m 7.137s

36

Jean-Luc Chereau

Larbre Competition

4m 7.137s

36

Jean-Pierre Jarier

Larbre Competition

4m 7.137s

37

Andy Pilgrim

Roock Racing

4m 7.153s

37

Andre Ahrle

Roock Racing

4m 7.153s

37

Bruno Eichmann

Roock Racing

4m 7.153s

38

Justin Bell

Viper Team ORECA

4m 8.081s

38

John Morton

Viper Team ORECA

4m 8.081s

38

Pierre Yver

Viper Team ORECA

4m 8.081s

39

Allen Lloyd

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 9.801s

39

Robert Schirle

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 9.801s

39

David Warnock

Saleen-Allen Speedlab

4m 9.801s

40

Rocky Agusta

Agusta Racing Team

4m 10.048s

40

Almo Coppelli

Agusta Racing Team

4m 10.048s

40

Eric Graham

Agusta Racing Team

4m 10.048s

41

Lilian Bryner

Stadler Motorsport

4m 10.094s

41

Enzo Calderari

Stadler Motorsport

4m 10.094s

41

Angelo Zadra

Stadler Motorsport

4m 10.094s

42

Manuel Mello-Breyner

Roock Racing

4m 10.479s

42

Pedro Mello-Breyner

Roock Racing

4m 10.479s

42

Tomaz Mello-Breyner

Roock Racing

4m 10.479s

43

Peter Kitchak

Larbre Competition

4m 10.903s

43

Andre Lara Resende

Larbre Competition

4m 10.903s

43

Patrick Bourdais

Larbre Competition

4m 10.903s

44

Jean-Claude Lagniez

Haberthur Racing

4m 11.134s

44

Guy Martinolle

Haberthur Racing

4m 11.134s

44

Michel Neugarten

Haberthur Racing

4m 11.134s

45

Claudia Hurtgen

GT Racing

4m 11.63s

45

Hugh Price

GT Racing

4m 11.63s

45

John Robinson

GT Racing

4m 11.63s

46

Harald Becker

Team Marcos Racing International

4m 11.904s

46

Cor Euser

Team Marcos Racing International

4m 11.904s

46

Toshio Suzuki

Team Marcos Racing International

4m 11.904s

47

Michel Ligonnet

Konrad Motorsport

4m 11.911s

47

Larry Schumacher

Konrad Motorsport

4m 11.911s

47

Toni Seiler

Konrad Motorsport

4m 11.911s

48

Chris Gleason

Chamberlain Engineering

4m 12.696s

48

Hans Hugenholtz

Chamberlain Engineering

4m 12.696s

48

Jari Nurminen

Chamberlain Engineering

4m 12.696s

Circuit - Le Mans

Country

France

Location

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire

Type

Temporary road course

Length

8.453 (Miles)

Record

Masanori Sekiya (Toyota TS010), 3m27.47, 146.676 mph, Sports Cars, 1993

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