LIII Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1985
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 15-16, warm & sunny Track Length (m): 13 626
Attendance: 150 000 Pole Position: Hans-Joachim Stuck, Porsche, 3:14.8 = 251.815 km/h
Entries: 80 000 Fastest Lap: Jacky Ickx, Porsche 3:25.1 = 239.169 km/h
Practiced:   Distance (km): 5088.507
Starters: 49 Average Speed (km/h): 212.021
Classified: 24    

 

Pos Cla. # Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
1 1 7 New-Man Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956 B - Porsche 935/76
Klaus Ludwig, D
Paolo Barilla, I
"John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
2649
tc
F6 D C1 374  
2 2 14 Richard Lloyd Racing, GB
(GTi Engineering, GB)
Porsche 956 B (RLR) - Porsche 935/76
Jonathan Palmer, GB
James Weaver, GB
Richard Lloyd, GB
DNS Jan Lammers, NL
2649
tc
F6 GY C1 371  
3 3 2 Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Derek Bell, GB
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jnr, D
DNS Jacky Ickx, B
2649
tc
F6 D C1 367  
4 4 33 Fitzpatrick Porsche Team, GB
Porsche 956 B - Porsche 935/76
Jo Gartner, A
David Hobbs, GB
Guy Edwards, GB
2649
tc
F6 Y C1 366  
5 5 10 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 956 B - Porsche 935/76
Mario Hytten, CH
George Fouché, ZA
Sarel van der Merwe, ZA
DNS Marc Surer, CH
2649
tc
F6 GY C1 361  
6 6 4 Martini Lancia, I
Lancia LC2-83/85 (Dallara)
Ferrari 308C
Bob Wollek, F
Alessandro Nannini, I
Lucio Cesario, AUS
3014
tc
V8 M C1 360  
7 7 5 Martini Lancia, I
Lancia LC2-83/85 (Dallara)
Ferrari 308C
Henri Pescarolo, F
Mauro Baldi, I
DNS Lucio Cesario, AUS
3014
tc
V8 M C1 358  
8 8 26 Obermaier Racing Team, D
Porsche 956 - Porsche 935/76
Jürgen Lässig, D
Jésus Pareja (Mayo), E
Hervé Regout, B
2649
tc
F6 GY C1 357  
9 9 11 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
Mike Thackwell, NZ
Franz Konrad, A
DNS Tony Garcia, USA
DNS Marc Surer, CH
2649
tc
F6 GY C1 356  
10 10 1 Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Jacky Ickx, B
Jochen Mass, D
DNS Derek Bell, GB
2649
tc
F6 D C1 348  
11 11 66 EMKA Productions Ltd, GB
EMKA C84/1 - Aston Martin Tickford
Tiff Needell, GB
Steve O'Rourke, GB
Nick Faure, GB
DNS Bob Evans, GB
5340 V8 D C1 338  
12 12 36 Tom's Team, J
Tom´s 85C-L (Dome 85C) -
Toyota 4T-GT
Saturo Nakajima, J
Masanoir Sekiya, J
Kauro Hoshino, J
2090
tc
L4 B C1 330  
13 13 44 Jaguar Group 44, USA
Jaguar XJR-5 (Fabcar)
Bob Tullius, USA
Chip Robinson, USA
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
5955 V12 GY GTP 324  
14 14 70 Spice Engineering, GB
Spice-Tiga GC85 (RAM) - Ford Cosworth DFL
Gordon Spice, GB
Ray Bellm, GB
Mark Galvin, IRL
3298 V8 A C2 312  
15 15 151 Helmut Gall, D
BMW M1 - BMW M88
Edgar Dören, D
Martin Birrane, IRL
Jean-Paul Libert, B
DNS Helmut Gall, D
DNS Jean-Francois Yvon, F
3497 L6 A B 312  
16 16 75 ADA Engineering, GB
Gebhardt JC843 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Ian Harrower, GB
Steve Earle, USA
John Sheldon, GB
DNS Richard Jones, GB
3298 V8 A C2 299  
17 17 42 WM Peugeot, F
WM P83 B - Peugeot PRV ZNS4
Michel Pignard, F
Jean-Daniel Raulet, F
Jean Rondeau, F
2600
tc
V6 M C1 299  
18 18 39 Bussi Racing, F
Rondeau M 382 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Bruno Sotty, F
Jean-Claude Justice, F
Patrick Oudet, F
3298 V8 D C1 291  
19 19 86 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 737 C (Mooncraft)
Mazda 13B Racing
David Kennedy, IRL
Philippe Martin, B
Jean-Michel Martin, B
DNS Yoshimi Katayama, J
DNS Yojiro Terada, J
DNS Takashi Yorini, J
1308 2R D C2 283  
20 20 13 Primagaz, F
Cougar C12 - Porsche 935/76
Yves Courage, F
Alain de Cadent, GB
Jean-Francois Yvon, F
2649
tc
F6 M C1 279  
21 21 99 Roy Baker Promotions, GB
Tiga GC 285 - Ford Cosworth BDT
Paul Smith, GB
Will Hoy, GB
Nick Nicholson, USA
DNS Duncan Bain, GB
DNS Jeremy Rossiter, GB
DNS Richard Down, GB
1778
tc
L4 A C2 274  
22 22 34 Kreepy Krauly Racing, ZA
March 84 G - Porsche 935/76
Graham Duxbury, ZA
Christian Danner, D
Almo Coppelli, I
DNS Ian Scheckter, ZA
2649
tc
F6 Y C1 270  
23 23 95 A. Bellanger - R. Bassaler (F), F
Sauber SHS C6 (Thompson-Seger & Hoffman) - BMW M88
Roland Bassaler, F
Dominique Lacaud, F
Yvon Tapy, F
3453 L6 A C2 268  
24 24 85 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 737 C (Mooncraft)
Mazda 13B Racing
Yoshimi Katayama, J
Yojiro Terada, J
Takashi Yorino, J
DNS David Kennedy, IRL
DNS Jean-Michel Martin, B
DNS Philippe Martin, B
1308 2R D C2 264  
                     
25 DQ 41 WM Peugeot, F
WM P83B - Peugeot PRV ZNS4
"Panic" (Patrick Gaillard), F
Pascal Pessiot, F
Dominique Fornage, F
DNS Michel Pignard, F
DNS Jean-Daniel Raulet, F
DNS Jean Rondeau, F
2600
tc
V6 M C1 257 Underweight
                     
26 NC 77 Spice Engineering, GB
Tiga GC84 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Tim Lee-Davey, GB
Neil Crang, AUS
Tony Lanfranchi, GB
DNS James Weaver, GB
2993 V8 D C2 226  
27 NC 74 Team Labatt, D
(Gebhardt Motorsport, D)
Gebhardt JC853 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Frank Jelinski, D
John Graham, CDN
Nick Adams, GB
2993 V8 A C2 224  
28 NC 98 Roy Baker Promotions, GB
Tiga GC284 - Ford Cosworth BDT
Francois Duret, GB
David Andrews, GB
Duncan Bain, GB
DNS Paul Smith, GB
DNS David Ovey, GB
DNS Costas Los, GR
DNS Roy Baker, GB
1778
tc
L4 A C2 150  
29 NC 93 Automobiles Louis Descartes, F
ALD 01 - BMW M80
Louis Descartes, F
Jacques Heuclin, F
Daniel Hubert, B
3490 L6 A C2 141  
                     
30 DNF 18 Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsche 956 - Porsche 935/76
Massimo Sigala, I
Oscar Larrauri, RA
Gabriele Tarquini, I
2649
tc
F6 D C1 323
23h
Engine
31 DNF 19 Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Walter Brun, CH
Joël Gouhier, F
Didier Theys, B
DNS Leopold von Bayern, D
2649
tc
F6 D C1 304
20h
Accident
32 DNF 3 Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Al Holbert, USA
Vern Schuppan, AUS
John Watson, GB
2649
tc
F6 D C1 299
20h
Engine
33 DNF 31 Primagaz, F
Rondeau M 382 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Pierre Yver, F
Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
Francois Servanin, F
2993 V8 D C1 286
22h
Engine
34 DNF 8 New-Man Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956 - Porsche 935/76
Paul Belmondo, F
Mauricio de Narvaez, COL
Kenper Miller, USA
DNS "John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
2649
tc
F6 D C1 277
18h
Accident
35 DNF 80 Carma FF, I
Alba AR6 (Cheetah) - Carma
Martino Finotto, I
Aldo Bertuzzi, I
Guido Dacco, I
DNS Carlo Facetti, I
1915
tc
L4 A C2 228
18h
Electrics
36 DNF 40 Jaguar Group 44, USA
Jaguar XJR-5 (Fabcar)
Brian Redman, GB
Jim Adams, USA
Hurley Haywood, USA
DNS Bill Adam, CDN
5955 V12 GY GTP 151
12h
Driveshaft
37 DNF 67 Jean-Philippe Grand, F
Rondeay M 482 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Patrick Gonin, F
Pascal Witmeur, B
Pierre de Thoisy, F
DNS Philippe Grand, F
3298 V8 M C1 143
11h
Engine
38 DNF 38 Dome Team, J
Dome 85C-L - Toyota 4T-GT
Eje Elgh, S
Geoff Lees, GB
Toshio Suzuki, J
2090
tc
L4 D C1 141
12h
Clutch
39 DNF 90 Jens Winther Denmark, D
URD C83 - BMW M88
Jens Winther, DK
David Mercer, GB
Margie Smith-Haas, USA
3453 L6 A C2 141
11h
Engine
40 DNF 157 Angelo Pallavicini, CH
BMW M1 - BMW M88
Enzo Calderari, CH
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
Marco Vanoli, CH
3453 L6 A B 116
10h
Engine
41 DNF 156 Raymond Touroul, F
Porsch 911 SC
Raymond Touroul, F
Thierry Perrier, F
Philippe Dermagne, F
DNS Bernard Salam, F
2992 F6 P B 107
9h
Head gasket
42 DNF 43 WM Peugeot, F
WM P83B - Peugeot PRV ZNS4
Claude Haldi, CH
Roger Dorchy, F
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
DNS Patrick Gaillard, F
DNS Pascal Pessiot, F
DNS Dominique Fornage, F
2750
tc
V6 M C1 73
7h
Accident
43 DNF 104 Ecurie Blanchet Locatop, F
Rondeau M 379 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Michel Dubois, F
Hubert Striebig, F
Noël del Bello, F
2993 V8 A C2 65
6h
Suspension /
chassis
44 DNF 24 Cheetah Automobiles Switzerland, CH
Cheetah G604 (Advanced) - Aston Martin Tickford
Claude Bourgoignie, B
John Cooper, GB
DNS Bernard de Dryver, B
5340 V8 D C1 53
6h
Broken hub, accident
45 DNF 79 Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Ecosse C285 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Swindon Engines
Mike Wilds, GB
Ray Mallock, GB
David Leslie, GB
2998 V8 A C2 45
3h
Oil pump
46 DNF 46 Bussi Racing, F
Rondeau M 482 - Ford Cosworth DFV (DFL 3298cc?)
Christian Bussi,F
Jack Griffin, USA
Marion L. Speer, USA
2993 V8 M C1 36
3h
Suspension
47 DNF 152 Vogelsang Automobile
BMW M1 - BMW M88
Harald Grohs, D
Altfrid Heger, D
Kurt Köning, D (DND)
3497 L6 A B 32
3h
Gearbox
48 DNF 100 Bartlett Chevron Racing - Goodmans Sound, GB
Chevron B62 - Ford Cosworth DFL/Alan Smith
Max Cohen Olivar, MOR
Richard Jones, GB
Robin Smith, GB (DND)
DNS John Bartlett, GB
DNS Francois Migault, F
3298 V8 A C2 19
2h
Engine
49 DNF 82 Grifo Autoracing, I
Alba AR3 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Paolo Giangrossi, I
Pasquale Barberio, I (DND)
Mario Radicella, I (DND)
3298 V8 D C2 5 Electrics
                     
50 DNS 55 Fitzpatrick Porsche Team, GB
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/76
Kenny Acheson, GB
Dudley Wood, GB

DNS Jean-Louis Schlesser, F
DNS Manuel Lopez, PE
2649
tc
F6 Y C1   Accident
51 DNS 61 Sauber Racing, CH
Sauber C8 - Mercedes M117 /Mader
John Nielsen, DK
Dieter Quester, A
Max Welti, CH
4973
tc
V8 D C1   Accident
52 DNS 81 Carma FF, I
Alba AR 2 (Cheetah) - Carma
Loris Kessel, CH
Ruggero Melgrati, I
Aldo Bertuzzi, I
Jean-Pierre Frey, CH
1900 L4 A C2   Accident
53 DNS 97 Bo Strandell, S
Strandell 85 (TOJ) - Porsche 934
Stanley Dickens, S
Torgeir Kleppe, N
DNS Martin Schanche, N
DNS Götz von Tschirnhaus, D
DNS Tomas Wiren, S
3300
tc
F6 A C2   Engine
                     
54 DNQ 106 Bruno Sotty, F
Lotec C302 (TOJ) - Ford Cosworth DFV
Martin Wagenstätter, D
Kurt Hild, D
DNS Bruno Sotty, F
2993 V8 D C2    
                     
55 REE 46 Roland Bassaler, F
Sauber C6 - BMW
-
-
      C2    
                     
56 DNA 6 Martini Lancia, I
Lancia LC2-83/85 (Dallara)
Ferrari 308C
-
-
3014
tc
V8 M C1    
57 DNA 16 Richard Lloyd Racing, GB
Porsche 956
Jonathan Palmer, GB
Jan Lammers, NL
2649
tc
F6   C1    
58 DNA 23 Cheetah Automobiles Switzerland, CH
Cheetah G604 (Advanced) - Aston Martin Tickford
-
-
5340 V8 D C1    
59 DNA 32 Dorset Racing Associates, GB
Dome RC 83 (March) - Ford Cosworth DFL/Alan Smith
Martin Birrane, IRL
Tony Birchenhough, GB
3298 V8   C1    
60 DNA 51 TWR Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-6 (Advanced)
Hans Heyer, D
Thierry Tassin, B
6200 V12   C1    
61 DNA 52 TWR Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-6 (Advanced)
David Hobbs, GB
Jean-Louis Schlesser, F
6200 V12   C1    
62 DNA 53 TWR Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-6 (Advanced)
-
-
6200 V12   C1    
63 DNA 54 Sauber Racing, CH
Sauber C8 - Mercedes M117 /Mader
-
-
4973
tc
V8   C1    
64 DNA 55 Gebhardt Motorsport, D
Gebhardt JC853 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Jan Thoelke, D
-
2993 V8   C2    
65 DNA 56 Lyncar Motorsport, GB
Lyncar MS83
Ford Cosworth DFV/Nicholson
Emilio de Villota, E
Costas Los, GR
Mikael Nabrink, S
2993 V8   C2    
66 DNA 57 Lanx Engineering
Argo JM16 - Ford Cosworth
Glenn Loxton, ZA
David Sears, GB
Dudley Wood, GB
      C2    
67 DNA 58 Harrier
Harrier RX83C
Chevrolet
-
-
      C2    
68 DNA 152 Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 930
Claude Haldi, CH
-

tc
F6   B    
69 DNA 170 Road Circuit Technology, USA
Pontiac Firebird
Tommy Riggins, USA
Les Delano, USA
5900 V8   GTO    
70 DNA 171 Road Circuit Technology, USA
Pontiac Firebird
Patty Moise, USA
Andy Petery, USA
5900 V8   GTO    
71 DNA 172 Jack Roush, USA
Ford Mustang (Roush)
Doc Bundy, USA
Wally Dallenbach Jr, USA
John Jones, CDN
  V8   GTO    
                     
72 NAC   Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956
-
-
  F6   C1    
73 NAC   Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 956
Mike Thackwell, NZ
-
  F6   C1    
74 NAC   North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 BB
-
-
4942 F12   GTX    
75 NAC   AK Donit Olimpia, YU
Lola T600
Porsche
Francy Jerancic, YU
Drogo Bozic, YU
      C2    
76 NAC   Angelo Pallavicino, CH
Porsche 935 - Porsche 930/80
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
"Victor", I
Gianni Giudici, I

tc
F6   GTX    
77 NAC   Richard Lloyd Racing, GB
Porsche 956 (RLR)
Porsche 935/76
  2649
tc
F6   C1    
78 NAC   Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 956
Porsche 935/76
  2649
tc
F6   C1    

 

Class Winners:

C1 Klaus Ludwig, D / Paolo Barilla, I / "John Winter" (Louis Krages), D Porsche 956 B
C2 Gordon Spice, GBR / Ray Bellm, GBR / Mark Galvin, IRL Spice-Tiga - Cosworth DFL
GTP Bob Tullius, USA / Chip Robinson, USA / Claude Ballot-Léna, F Jaguar XJR-5
B Edgar Dören, D / Martin Birrane, IRL / Jean-Paul Libert, B BMW M1

 

DNF Did Not Finish
DQ Disqualified
NC Not Classified
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualified
DNA Did Not Arrive
REE Reserve Entry
NAC Not Accepted

 

Tyres: D=Dunlop, GY=GoodYear, Y=Yokohama, M=Michelin, B=Bridgestone, A=Avon, P=Pirelli

 

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