LIX Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1991
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 22-23, warm, dry Track Length (m): 13 600
Attendance: 250 000 Pole Position: Jean-Louis Schlesser, Mercedes-Benz, 3:31.27 = 231.741 km/h
Entries: 55 Fastest Lap: Michael Schumacher, Mercedes-Benz, 3:35.564 = 227.125 km/h
Practiced: 51 Distance (km): 4922.810
Starters: 38 Average Speed (km/h): 205.333
Classified: 12   World Sportscar Championship, Rd 4 (http://wsrp.ic.cz/)

 

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 55 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 787 B (Advanced)
Mazda R26B Racing 4R
Volker Weidler, D
Johnny Herbert, GB
Bertrand Gachot, B
DNS Stefan Johansson, S
2616 4R D C2 363  
2 2 35 Silk Cut Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-12 (Advanced)
Davy Jones, USA
Raul Boesel, BR
Michel Ferté, F
DNS John Nielsen, DK
7400 V12 GY C2 361  
3 3 34 Silk Cut Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-12 (Advanced)
Teo Fabi, I
Bob Wollek, F
Kenny Acheson, GB
DNS John Nielsen, DK
DNS Derek Warwick, GB
7400 V12 GY C2 359  
4 4 33 Silk Cut Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-12 (Advanced)
Derek Warwick, GB
John Nielsen, DK
Andy Wallace, GB
DNS Bob Wollek, F
DNS Kenny Acheson, GB
7400 V12 GY C2 357  
5 5 31 Team Sauber Mercedes, CH/D
Mercedes-Benz C11 (DPS) - Mercedes M119
Karl Wendlinger, A
Michael Schumacher, D
Fritz Kreutzpointer, D
DNS Jochen Mass, D
DNS Kurt Thiim, DK
4973
tc
V8 GY C2 356  
6 6 18 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 787 B (Advanced)
Mazda R26B Racing 4Rotary
David Kennedy, IRL
Stefan Johansson, S
Maurizio Sandro Sala, BR
DNS Pierre Dieudonne, B
2616 4R D C2 356  
7 7 58 Konrad Motorsport, A (Joest Porsche Racing, D)
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/82 4v DOHC
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jr, D
Derek Bell, GB
Frank Jelinski, D
DNS "John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
3164
tc
F6 GY C2 348  
8 8 56 Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 787 (Advanced)
Mazda R26B Racing 4R
Takashi Yorino, J
Yojiro Terada, J
Pierre Dieudonne, F
DNS Bertrand Gachot, B
2616 4R D C2 346  
9 9 11 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 962 CK6 (Kremer)
Porsche 4xOHC
Manuel Reuter, D
Harri Toivonen, SF
J.J. Lehto (Jyrki Järvilehto), SF
DNS Gregor Foitek, CH
3164
tc
F6 Y C2 344  
10 10 17 Repsol Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsche 962 C (Fabcar)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Oscar 'Popi' Larrauri, RA
Jésus Pareja (Mayo), E
Walter Brun, CH
DNS Massimo Sigala, I
DNS Robbie Stirling, GB
DNS Harald Huysman, N
DNS Bernard Santal, CH
3164
tc
F6 Y C2 339  
11 11 12 Courage Compéitition, F
Cougar C26S - Porsche
Francois Migault, F
Lionel Robert, F
Jean-Claude Raulet, F
DNS Hervé Regout, F
DNS Claude Bourbonnais, CDN
DNS Marco Brand, I
DNS Michel Trolle, F
2994
tc
F6 GY C2 332  
12 12 41 Euro Racing, NL (Team Fedco, J)
Spice SE90C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Kiyoshi Misaki, J
Naoki Nagasaka, J
Hisashi Yokoshima, J
3500 V8 GY C1 327  
                     
13 NC 53 Team Salamin Primagaz, CH (Team Schuppan, GB/AUS)
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 4v DOHC
James Weaver, GB
Wayne Taylor, ZA
Hurley Haywood, USA
DNS Vern Schuppan, AUS
2994
tc
F6 D C2 317  
14 NC 43 Euro Racing, NL (PC Automotive, GB)
Spice SE89C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Richard Piper, GB
Olindo Iacobelli, USA
Jean-Louis Ricci, F
3500 V8 GY C1 281  
15 NC 15 Veneto Equipe, I
Lancia LC2 (Musatto)
Ferrari 308C 4v DOHC
Luigi Giorgio, I
Almo Coppelli, I
DNS Noël del Bello, F
DNS Mark Newman, GB
DNS Guido Basile, I
DNS "Gimax Jr" (Carlo Franchi Jr), I
3050
tc
V8 D C2 111  
                     
16 DNF 1 Team Sauber Mercedes, CH/D
Mercedes-Benz C11(DPS)
Mercedes M119
Jean-Louis Schlesser, F
Jochen Mass, D
Alain Ferté, F
DNS Michael Schumacher, D
4973
tc
V8 GY C2 319
21h
Engine
17 DNF 49 Courage Compétition, F (Trust Racing, J)
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 4v DOHC
Steven Andskär, S
George Fouché, ZA
DNS Anders Olofsson, S
DNS Hervé Regout, F
3164
tc
F6 D C2 316
24h
Gearbox
18 DNF 47 Courage Compétition, F
Cougar C26S - Porsche
Michel Trolle, F
Claude Bourbonnais, CDN
Marco Brand, I
DNS Paolo Barilla, I
DNS Anders Olofsson, S
DNS Thomas Danielsson, S
2994
tc
F6 GY C2 293
23h
 
19 DNF 51 Team Salamin Primagaz, CH (Obermaier Racing, D)
Porsche 962 C (Thompson)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Jürgen Lässig, D
Otto Altenbach, D
Pierre Yver, F
DNS Jürgen Oppermann, D
3164
tc
F6 GY C2 232
16h
Suspension
20 DNF 32 Team Sauber Mercedes, CH/D
Mercedes-Benz C11 (DPS)
Mercedes M119
Jonathan Palmer, GB
Stanley Dickens, S
Kurt Thiim, DK
DNS Karl Wendlinger, A
4973
tc
V8 GY C2 223
15h
Engine
21 DNF 52 Team Salamin Primagaz, CH (Team Schuppan, GB/AUS)
Porsche 962 C (Schuppan)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Eje Elgh, S
Roland Ratzenberger, A
Will Hoy, GB
DNS Vern Schuppan, AUS
2994
tc
F6 D C2 202
14h
Head gasket
22 DNF 57 Konrad Motorsport, A (Joest Porsche Racing, D)
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 935/82 4v DOHC
"John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
Bernd Schneider, D
Henri Pescarolo, F
DNS Franz Konrad, A
DNS Frank Jelinski, D
DNS Joachim Winkelhock, D
DNS Jürgen Barth, D
3164
tc
F6 GY C2 197
13h
Overheating
23 DNF 36 TWR Suntec Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-12 (Advanced)
David Leslie, GB
Mauro Martini, I
Jeff Krosnoff, USA
DNS Davy Jones, USA
7400 V12 GY C2 183
17h
Transmission
24 DNF 39 Louis Descartes / Graff Racing, F
Spice SE89C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Michel Maisonneuve, F
Xavier Lapeyre, F
Jean-Philippe Grand, F
3500 V8 GY C1 163
12h
Engine
25 DNF 16 Repsol Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsch 962 C - Porsche 4v DOHC
Harald Huysman, N
Robbie Stirling, GB
Bernard Santal, CH
DNS Oscar Larrauri, RA
DNS Jésus Pareja (Mayo), E
DNS Walter Brun, CH
DNS Massimo Sigala, I
3164
tc
F6 Y C2 138
8h
Head gasket
26 DNF 45 Euro Racing, NL (Chamberlain Engineering, GB)
Spice SE89C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Nick Adams, GB
Robin Donovan, GB
Richard Jones, GB
DNS Pierre-Alain Lombardi, CH
DNS Ian Kahn, GB
3500 V8 GY C1 128
13h
Electrics
27 DNF 14 Team Salamin Primagaz, CH
Porsche 962 C - Porsche 4v DOHC
Antoine Salamin, CH
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
Marcel Tarrés, F
3164
tc
F6 GY C2 101
8h
Overheating
28 DNF 21 Konrad Motorsport A
Porsche 962 C (Kremer)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Franz Konrad, A
Pierre-Alain Lombardi, CH
Anthony Reid, GB
3164
tc
F6 GY C2 98
7h
Engine
29 DNF 50 Courage Compétition, F (Alméras Fréres, F)
Porsche 962 C (Thompson)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Jacques Alméras, F
Jean-Marie Alméras, F
Pierre de Thoisy, F
2994
tc
F6 GY C2 86
7h
Accident
30 DNF 44 Euro Racing, NL (Chamberlain Engineering, GB)
Spice SE89C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
John Sheldon, GB
Ferdinand de Lesseps, F
Charles Rickett, GB
DNS Pierre-Alain Lombardi, CH
3500 V8 GY C1 85
12h
Electrics
31 DNF 8 Euro Racing, NL
Spice SE90C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Charles Zwolsman, NL
Cor Euser, NL
Tim Harvey, GB
3500 V8 GY C1 72
6h
Engine
32 DNF 6 Peugeot Tablot Sport, F
Peugeot 905 - Peugeot SA35-A1 4v DOHC
Keke Rosberg, SF
Yannick Dalmas, F
Pierre-Henri Raphanel, F
3499 V10 M C1 68
7h
Shift linkage
33 DNF 40 Euro Racing, NL (A.O. Racing, J)
Spice SE90C - Ford Cosworth DFZ
Desiré Wilson, ZA
Lyn St. James, USA
Cathy Muller, F
DNS Syunji Kasuya, J
DNS Tomiko Yoshikawa, J
3500 V8 D C1 47
6h
Accident
34 DNF 13 Courage Compétition, F
Cougar C26S - Porsche
Johnny Dumfries (John Colum Crichton-Stuart, Earl of Dumfries), GB
Anders Olofsson, S
Thomas Danielsson, S
DNS Francois Migault, F
DNS Lionel Robert, F
DNS Hervé Regout, F
DNS Michel Trolle, F
DNS Paolo Barilla, F
2994
tc
F6 GY C2 45
4h
Engine
35 DNF 37 Louis Descartes, F (Racing Organisation Course, F)
ROC 002 - Ford Cosworth DFR
Pascal Fabre, F
Bernard Thuner, CH
3500 V8 GY C2 38
3h
Drive shaft
36 DNF 5 Peugeot Talbot Sport, F
Peugeot 905 - Peugeot SA35-A1 4v DOHC
Philippe Alliot, F
Jean-Pierre Jabouille, F
Mauro Baldi, I (DND)
3499 V10 M C1 22
3h
Engine
37 DNF 46 Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 962 CK6 (Thompson)
Porsche 4xOHC 3164cc
Tiff Needell, GB
Tomas Lopez, MEX
Gregor Foitek, CH (DND)
DNS Manuel Reuter, D
3164
tc
F6 Y C2 18
4h
Accident
38 DNF 7 Louis Descartes, F
ALD C91 - Ford Cosworth DFR
Philippe de Henning, F
Luigi Taverna, I
Patrick Gonin, F
DNS Louis Descartes, F
  V8 GY C1 16
6h
Gearbox
                     
39 DNS 4 Silk Cut Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-14 (March)
Jaguar Cosworth HB
Andy Wallace, GB
Kenny Achenson, GB
Teo Fabi, I
DNS Derek Warwick, GB
3493 V8 GY C1   Withdrewn
(from pole position)
40 DNS 59 Konrad Motorsport, A (Joest Porsche Racing, D)
Porsche 962 C (Joest)
Porsche 4v DOHC
Jürgn Barth, D
Franz Konrad, D
DNS Henri Pescarolo, F
DNS "John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
DNS Bernd Schneider, D
2994
tc
F6 GY C2   Withdrawn
41 DNS 3 Silk Cut Jaguar, GB
Jaguar XJR-14 (March)
Jaguar Cosworth HB
Derek Warwick, GB
Andy Wallace, GB
3493 V8 GY C1   Withdrawn
42 DQ/
DNS
48 Courage Compétition, F
Cougar C24S - Porsche
Chris Hodgetts, GB
Andrew Hepworth, GB
Thierry Lecerf, F
DNS Hervé Regout, F
2994
tc
F6 GY C2   Excluded,
underweight
                     
43 DNQ 2 Team Sauber Mercedes, CH/D
Mercedes-Benz C291 (DPS)
Mercedes M291
Fritz Kreutzpointner, D
Michael Schumacher, D
Karl Wendlinger, A
DNS Kurt Thiim, DK
3500 F12 GY C1   Withdrawn after 2 qualifying laps
44 DNQ 42 Euro Racing, NL (Classic/TFR)
Spice SE88P - Ferrari
Justin Bell, GB
Syunji Kasuya, J
DNS Francos Scapini, I
DNS Victor Gonzalez, USA
3500 V8 GY C2    
45 DNQ 54 Team Salamin Primagaz, CH (Team Davey, GB)
Porsche 962 C
Katsunori Iketani, J
Mercedes Stermitz, A
Val Musetti, GB
DNS Tim Lee-Davey, GB
2994
tc
F6 D C2    
                     
46 DNA 38 Louis Descartes, F (Berkeley Team London, GB)
Spice SE89C - Ford Cosworth
Ranieri Randaccio, I
"Stingbrace" (Stefano Sebastiani), I
Mirko Savoldi, I
3500 V8   C1    

 

Class Winners:

Category 1 Naoki Nagasaka / Hisashi Yokoshima / Kiyoshi Misaki Spice SE90C - Ford Cosworth
Category 2 Volker Weidler / Johnny Herbert / Bertrand Gachot Mazda 787 B

 

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=Good/Year, M=Michelin, Y=Yokohama

 

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