1980 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors
1980 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

1980 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

1980 24 Hours of Le Mans Results and Competitors

48èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1980
Circuit de la Sarthe
Date:June 14-15Track Length (m):13 626
Attendance: Pole Position:John Fitzpatrick, Porsche 935 K3, 3:40.020 = 222.177 km/h
Entries: Fastest Lap:Jacky Ickx, Porsche 908/80, 3:40.600 = 222.373 km/h
Practiced: Distance (km):4608.020
Starters:55Average Speed (km/h):191.899
Classified:25  

*Class Winners

PosClas-
sific.
#Entrant / Team
Car / Engine
Drivers, NationalityEngine
Vol.
(cc)
Engine
Type
GroupLaps /
Km /
Hour
Reason out
11*16Jean Rondeau / ITT LePoint, F
Rondeau M379B - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Jean Rondeau, F
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, F
DNS Gordon Spice, GB
2993V8G6338
4608.020
 
229Equipe Liqui Moly / Martini Racing, D
Porsche 908/80
Jacky Ickx, B
Reinhold Jöst, D
DNS Michel Leclère, F
2142
tc
F6G6336
4583.306
 
33*17Jean Rondeau / Belga, F
Rondeau M379B - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Gordon Spice, GB
Philippe Martin, B
Jean-Michel Martin, B
2993V8GTP329
4489.882
 
445Ecurie WM Esso, F
WM P79/80 - Peugeot
Guy Fréquelin, F
Roger Dorchy, F
DNS Jean-Louis Bousquet, F
2664
tc
V6GTP316
4334.249
 
55*70Dick Barbour Racing, USA
Porsche 935 K3
John Fitzpatrick, GB
Brian Redman, GB
Dick Barbour, USA
3164
tc
F6IMSA316
4327.059
 
664Porsche System, D
Porsche 924 Carrera Turbo
Manfred Schurti, FL
Jürgen Barth, D
? DNS Eberhard Braun, D
? DNS Günther Steckkönig, D
1983
tc


4
GTP316
4310.662
 
778Alain de Cadenet
De Cadenet Le Mans - Ford Cosworth DFV/Nicholson
Alain de Cadenet, GB
Francois Migault, F
DNS Desiré Wilson, ZA
2993V8G6313
4274.739
 
88*49Vegla Racing Team, D
Porsche 935
Harald Grohs, D
Dieter Schornstein, D
Götz von Tschirnhaus, D
2992
tc
F6G5313
4268.350
 
9973JLP Racing, USA
Porsche 935 K3
John Paul Sr, USA
Guy Edwards, GB
John Paul Jr, USA
2996
tc
F6IMSA312
4257.861
 
101076JMS Racing / Charles Pozzi, F
Ferrari 512 BB
Jean Xhenceval, B
Pierre Dieudonné, B
Hervé Regout, B
4942F12IMSA312
4257.097
 
11116Ecurie WM Esso, F
WM P79/80 - Peugeot
Jean-Daniel Raulet, F
Marcel 'Max' Mamers, F
DNS Jean-Louis Bousquet, F
2664
tc
V6GTP311
4242.596
 
12122Porsche System, D
Porsche 924 Carrera Turbo
Andy Rouse, GB
Tony Dron, GB
DNS? Eberhard Braun, D
DNS Derek Bell, GB
1983
tc
4GTP310
4233.734
 
13133Porsche System, D
Porsche 924 Carrera Turbo
Derek Bell, GB
Al Holbert, USA
DNS? Eberhard Braun, D
DNS Peter Gregg, USA
1983
tc
4GTP305
4160.765
 
141483BMW France, F
BMW M1
Didier Pironi, F
Dieter Quester, A
Marcel Mignot, F
34986IMSA293
4002.711
 
151584Dominique Lacaud / BMW Motorsport GmbH, F/D
BMW M1
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jr, D
Dominique Lacaud, F
Hans-Georg Bürger, D
DNS G. Pollini, F
34986IMSA283
3866.196
 
161693Thierry Perrier, F
Porsche 911 SC (Ethanol)
Thierry Perrier, F
Roger Carmillet, F
2994F6G4280
3821.609
 
171725ROC - Sociéte Yacco, F
Chevron B36 - ROC Talbot
Bruno Sotty, F
Daniel Laurent, F
Philippe Hesnault, F
DNS Noël del Bello, F
19944G6276
3770.541
 
182323ROC - Sociéte Yacco, F
Lola T298 - ROC Talbot
Michel Dubois, F
Christian Debias, F
Florian Vetsch, CH
19944G6272
3715.653
 
191953Jolly Club / Lancia Corse, I
Lancia Beta Montecarlo
Carlo Facetti, I
Martino Finotto, I
DNS Bernard Darniche, F
DNS Eddie Cheever, USA
DNS Riccardo Patrese, I
1425
tc
4G5272
3708.095
 
202089Hervé Poulain, F
Porsche 935
Dany Snobeck, F
Hervé Poulain, F
Pierre Destic, F
2989
tc
F6IMSA272
3694.974
 
212186Z & W Enterprises Inc, USA
Mazda RX-7 (251?)
Ernesto Soto, YV
Mark Hutchins, USA
Pierre Honegger, USA
2992R2IMSA266
3637.605
 
222229Dorset Racing Associates, GB
Lola T297/8-Ford BDG/Richardson
Peter Clarke, GB
Nick Mason, GB
Martin Birrane, GB (IRL ?)
DNS Tony Birchenhough, GB
19804G6263
3595.202
Ford BDX /Swindon in practice
232378Rosso Racing / Emka Productions, GB
Ferrari 512 BB
Steve O'Rourke, GB
Richard Down, GB
Simon Phillips, GB
DNS Siegfried Brunn, D
DNS Mike Salmon, GB
DNS Vic Norman, GB
4942F12IMSA262
3581.522
 
242490Georges Bourdillat, F
Porsche 934
Georges Bourdillat, F
Alain-Michel Bernhard, F
Pascal Ennequin, F
2992
tc
F6G4248
3388.853
 
252512Dome Co Ltd, J
Dome RL 80 - Ford Cosworth/Kondo
Chris Craft, GB
Bob Evans, GB
2993V8G6246
3356.104
 
          
26DNF7Ecurie WM Esso, F
WM P79/80 - Peugeot
Serge Saulnier, F
Jean-Louis Bousquet, F
Denis Morin, F
2664
tc
V6GTP264
21 h
Suspension
27DNF27Michel Elkoubi / Primagaz, F
Lola T298 - BMW
Patrick Perrier, F
Pierre Yver, F
DNS Michel Elkoubi, F
19944G6255
24 h
Engine
28DNF94Equipe Alméras Fréres, F
Porsche 934
Jacques Alméras, F
Jean-Marie Alméras, F
Marianne Hoepfner, F
3299
tc
F64251
22 h
Accident
29DNF69Racing Assonciates Inc. USA
Porsche 935 K3
Bob Akin, USA
Ralph Kent-Cooke, USA
Paul Miller, USA
DNS Roy Woods, USA
2992
tc
F6IMSA237
20 h
Transmission
30DNF43Malardeau Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 935 K3
Xavier Lapeyre, F
Jean-Louis Trintignant, F
Anny Charlotte Verney, F
2995
tc
F6G5217
18 h
Gearbox
31DNF45Gelo Racing Team, D
Porsche 935
Bob Wollek, F
Helmut Kelleners, D
3160
tc
F6G5191
15 h
Head gasket
32DNF42Gozzy Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 935 K3
Tetsu Ikuzawa, J
Rolf Stommelen, D
Axel Plankenhorn, D
2995
tc
F6G5167
14 h
Head gasket
33DNF80Diego Febles Racing, PR
Porsche 934
Armando Gonzales, PR
Diego Febles, PR
Francisco Romero, YV
2992
tc
F6G4164
15 h
Accident
34DNF44Charles Ivey Racing, GB
Porsche 935 K3
Peter Lovett, GB
Dudley Wood, GB
John Cooper, GB
2995
tc
F6G5158
16 h
Head gasket
35DNF28Scuderia Torino Corse, I
(March Engineering, GB)
Osella PA8 - BMW/Osella
Lella Lombardi, I
Mark Thatcher, GB
DNS Vittorio Brambilla, I
19944G6157
16 h
Accident
36DNF1André Chevalley Racing / Longines, CH
ACR Longines (Lola T380) - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Patrick Gaillard, F
Francois Trisconi, F
André Chevalley, CH
2993V8G6126
15 h
Front suspension
37DNF15Jean Rondeau / ITT LePoint, F
Rondeau M379B - Ford Cosworth DFV/Mader
Henri Pescarolo, F
Jean Ragnotti, F
DNS Gordon Spice, GB
2993V8G6124
10 h
Head gasket
38DNF41Porsche Kremer Racing Team, D
Porsche 935 K3
Ted Field, USA
Danny Ongais, USA
Jean-Louis Lafosse, F
2995
tc
F6G589
8 h
Piston
39DNF22Hubert Striebig, F
TOJ SM 01-BMW
Michel Pignard, F
Mario Ketterer, D
Hubert Striebig, F
19984G679
9 h
Ignition ?
40DNF75JMS Racing / Charles Pozzi, F
Ferrari 512 BB
Lucien Guitteny, F
Gérard Bleynie, F
DNS Jean-Paul Libert, B
4942F12IMSA47
7 h
Accident
41DNF46Meccarillos Racing Team, CH
Porsche 935
Claude Haldi, CH
Bernard Béguin, F
DNS? Volkert Merl, D
2857
tc
F6G537
5 h
Camshaft
42DNF24ROC - Sociéte Yacco, F
Lola T298 - ROC Talbot
Marc Sourd, F
Bernard Verdier, F
DNS Florian Vetsch, CH
19944G627
5 h
Head gasket
43DNF52Scuderia Lancia Corse, F
Lancia Beta Montecarlo
Piercarlo Ghinzani, I
Markku Alén, SF
Gianfranco Brancatelli, I
DNS Giorgio Pianta, I
DNS Walter Röhrl, D
DNS Eddie Cheever, USA
DNS Riccardo Patrese, I
1425
tc
4G526
4 h
Oil pump
44DNF79Scuderia Supercar Bellancauto SRL, I
Ferrari 512 BB
Spartaco Dini, I
Fabrizio Violati, I
Maurizio Micangeli, I
DNS Renzo Zorzi, I
4942F12IMSA10
2 h
Accident
45DNF68Racing Associates Inc, USA
Porsche 935 K3
Skeeter McKitterick, USA
Charles Mendez, USA
Leon Walger, RA
2992
tc
F6IMSA9
2 h
Accident
46DNF72Dick Barbour Racing / Wynn's
Int., USA
Porsche 935 K3
Robert 'Bob' Kirby, USA
Mike Sherwin, USA
B Harmon
DNS Siegfried Brunn, D
2994
tc
F6IMSA7
2 h
Lost wheel, collision
47DNF20Jean-Philippe Grand, F
Chevron B36 - BMW
Jean-Philippe Grand, F
Yves Courage, F
DNS Jacques Heuclin, F
19984G66
2 h
Accident, collision
48DNF51Scuderia Lancia Corse, I
Lancia Beta Montecarlo
Hans Heyer, D
Bernard Darniche, F
Theo Fabi, I
1425
tc
4G56
2 h
Oil pump
49DNF71Dick Barbour Racing, USA
Porsche 935 K3
Bobby Rahal, USA
Bob Garretson, USA
Allan Moffat, AUS
2994
tc
F6IMSA
11 h
Piston
50DNF77JMS Racing / Charles Pozzi, F
Ferrari 512 BB
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
DNS Pierre Dieudonné, B
4942F12IMSA
12 h
Engine
51DNF82March Racing Ltd, GB
BMW M1 'March-BMW'
Manfred Winkelhock, D
Patrick Néve, B
Michael Korten, D
34986IMSA
7 h
Accident
52DNF85Sun System / Whittington Brothers Racing, USA
Porsche 935 K3 "Warthog II"
Hurley Haywood, USA
Don Whittington, USA
Dale Whittington, USA
DNS Bill Whittington, USA
DNS Angelo Pallavicini, CH
2999
tc
F6IMSA

13 h
Differential
53DNF95BMW ZOL, F
BMW M1
Francois Servanin, F
Laurent Ferrier, F
Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
34986IMSA
20 h
Engine
54DNF96Garage du Bac, F
BMW M1
Frederic Alliot, F
Jacques Guérin, F
34796GTX
13 h
Accident
55DNF91ASA Cachia, F
Porsche 934
Christian Bussi, F
Bernard Salam, F
Cyril Grandet, F
2992
tc
F64
15 h
Engine
          
56DQ/
DNS
74North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 BB
Jean-Pierre Delaunay, F
Preston Henn, USA
4942B12IMSA Engine failure in practice
          
57DNQ81Alpha Cubic Racing, J
Dome Toyota Celica Turbo
Nobuhide Tachi, J
Fumiyasu Sato, J
Chiyomi Totani, J
2800
tc
4IMSA  
58DNQ10Ian Bracey, GB
IBEC P6 - Ford Cosworth DFV/Swindon
Tiff Needell, GB
Ian Bracey, GB
Tony Trimmer, GB
2993V8G6  
59DNQ87All Canadian Racing, CDN
Chevrolet Camaro
Maurice 'Mo' Carter, CDN
Murray Edwards, CDN
Richard 'Dick' Valentine, CDN
7000V8IMSA  
60DNQ11Nick Faure, GB
De Cadenet Le Mans - Ford Cosworth DFV/Alan Smith
Nick Faure, GB
Richard Jones, GB
Bernard de Dryver, B
DNS Mark Thatcher, GB
2993V8G6  
61DNQ21Racing Fans, CH / Walter Wolf Racing
Cheetah G601 - Ford BDG/ Frischknecht
Sandro Plastina, CH
Mario Luini, CH
Marc Frischknecht, CH
20004G6  
62DNQ88Douglas J. Rowe, CDN
Chevrolet Corvette
Jacques Bienvenue, CDN
Douglas J 'Doug' Rowe, CDN
Bill Adam/Adams, CDN
7000V8G6  
63DNQ26Patrice Gaulupeau/Galupeau, F
Lola T298 - BMW
Michel Lateste, F
Patrice Lenormand, F
Jacques Terrien, F
20004G6  
64DNQ40ADA Engineering / Janspeed / TR Register, GB
BL Triumph TR 8 Turbo
Ian Harrower, GB
John Sheldon, GB
John Brindley, GB
DNS Mike Wilds, GB
3500 G5  
65DNQ30Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Lola T298 - ROC Talbot
Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Jean-Pierre Malcher, F
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
20004G5  
          
66DNA
(res)
18Racing Team Schulthess, CH
SAAB Turbo
Stig Blomqvist, S
Ola Strömberg, S
Heinz Schulthess, CH
 4GTP  
67DNA
(res)
54Carlo Pietromarchi, I
De Tomaso Pantera - Ford
Maurizio Micangeli, I
Carlo Pietromarchi, I
Gianfranco Brancatelli, I
 V8G5  
          
68DNA14Simon Phillips Racing, GB
Aston Martin DP LM
Dave Preece, GB
Simon Phillips, GB
Richard Jenvey, GB
  GTP  

Class Winners:

Index of Thermal EfficiencyJ. Rondeau / J-P. JaussaudRondeau M 379 B
Group 6, over 2000 ccJ. Rondeau / J-P. JaussaudRondeau M 379 B
Group 6, under 2000 ccP. Hesnault / B. Sotty / D. LaurentChevron - ROC B36
GT PrototypeG. Spice / P. Martin / J.M. MartinRondeau M 379 B
IMSAJ. Fitzpatrick / B. Redman / R. BarbourPorsche 935 K3
Group 5D. Schornstein / H. Grohs / G. von TschirnhausPorsche 935
Group 4T. Perrier / R. CarmilletPorsche 911 SC

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