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1983 24 Hours of Le Mans

Exhibition or unclassified race
Sunday, June 19, 1983 at Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
371 laps on a 8.467 mile road course (3141.3 miles)

Time of race: 24:00:00
Average Speed: n/a
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 17 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: n/a

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Fin St Class # Driver Team Sponsor Car Laps Status Led
1 7C3   Vern Schuppan
  Al Holbert
  Hurley Haywood
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 956371running 
2 1C1   Jacky Ickx
  Derek Bell
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 956371running 
3 8C21   Mario Andretti
  Michael Andretti
  Philippe Alliot
Porsche Kremer RacingKenwoodPorsche 956365running 
4 9C12   Clemens Schickentanz
  Volkert Merl
  Mauricio de Narvaez
Sorga S.A.NewManPorsche 956362running 
510C16   Guy Edwards
  Rupert Keegan
  John Fitzpatrick
John Fitzpatrick RacingSkoal Bandit / JDavidPorsche 956359running 
6 5C8   Bob Wollek
  Stefan Johansson
  Klaus Ludwig
Sorga S.A.MarlboroPorsche 956355running 
712C18   Axel Plankenhorn
  Jurgen Lassig
  Desire Wilson
Obermaier RacingBoss Men's Fashion / TerrarentPorsche 956348running 
8 6C14   Jan Lammers
  Jonathan Palmer
  Richard Lloyd
Canon RacingCanonPorsche 956340running 
933C46   Diego Montoya
  Albert Naon, Jr.
  Antonio Garcia
Sauber Racing SwitzerlandBanco De Los TrabajadoresSauber C7 / BMW339running 
1023C47   Preston Henn
  Claude Ballot-Lena
  Jean-Louis Schlesser
Preston Henn T-Bird Swap ShopBP / Residence Malardeau / PilottePorsche 956328running 
1149B93   John Cooper
  Paul Smith
  David Ovey
Charles Ivey Racing Porsche 930304running 
1243C Jr60   Yoshimi Katayama
  Yojiro Terada
  Takashi Yorino
Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.Nikon / JunMazda 717C303running 
1348B92   Georg Memminger
  Heinz Kuhn-Weiss
  Fritz Muller
Georg MemmingerOKS / Maraq / MullerbrauPorsche 930300running 
1434C54   Bruno Sotty
  Gerard Cuynet
Valentin BertapelleBavit / Christine LaureURD C81 / BMW293running 
1546B95   Jacques Almeras
  Jean-Marie Almeras
  Jacques Guillot
Equipe Almeras FreresLit National / Georges PejaudierPorsche 930280running 
1618C10   Roger Dorchy
  Alain Couderc
  Pascal Fabre
WM SecatevaDMCWM P83 / Peugeot279running 
1725C41   Steve O'Rourke
  Tiff Needell
  Nick Faure
EMKA Productions Ltd.Hawaiian Tropic / Dow Corning SiliconesEMKA C83/1 / Aston-Martin-Tickford276running 
1842C Jr61   Jeff Allam
  Steve Soper
  James Weaver
Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.Jun / NikonMazda 717C268running 
1936C29   Pascal Witmeur
  Daniel Herregods
  Jean-Paul Libert
Christian BussiSharp Video / Euro Hi-Fi VideoRondeau M382 / Ford266running 
2050B96   Michel Lateste
  Michel Bienvault
  Raymond Touroul
Michel Lateste Porsche 930264running 
2131C51   Oscar Larrauri
  Massimo Sigala
  Max Cohen-Olivar
Sivama MotorGaggiaLancia LC1218not classified 
2238C Jr65   John Sheldon
  Francois Duret
  Ian Harrower
Francois DuretCharles HeidsieckDe Cadenet Lola / Ford215not classified 
2352B97   Raymond Boutinaud
  Patrick Gonin
  Alain le Page
Raymond BoutinaudShell / ValeoPorsche 928S135not classified 
2441C53   Bernard Salam
  Thierry Perrier
  Francois Hesnault
A.S. Ecole Superieure de TourismChardonnet / A.S. Ecole Superieure de TourismLancia LC1133not classified 
25 3C2   Jochen Mass
  Stefan Bellof
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 956281engine 
2628C30   Pierre Yver
  Lucien Guitteny
  Bernard de Dryver
PrimagazPrimagazRondeau M382 / Ford266disqualified 
2715C39   Ray Mallock
  Stephen Earle
  Mike Salmon
Viscount Downe-Pace PetroleumBovisNimrod NRA/C2B / Aston Martin-Tickford218connecting rod 
2847B94   Bernd Schiller
  Gunther Steckkonig
  Claude Haldi
Claude HaldiLonginesPorsche 930217piston 
2945B90   Prince Leopold von Bayern
  Angelo Pallavicini
  Jens Winther
Angelo PallaviciniWarsteinerBMW M1180gearbox 
3016C24   Henri Pescarolo
  Thierry Boutsen
Ford FranceFord Concessionaires FranceRondeau M482 / Ford174engine 
3127C20   Ralph Kent-Cooke
  Francois Servanin
  Jim Adams
Cooke RacingBPLola T610 / Ford165head gasket 
3226C Jr63   Carlo Facetti
  Martino Finotto
  Marco Vanoli
Scuderia Jolly ClubAchilli Motors / Castrol / PirelliAlba AR2 / Giannini158handling 
3332C28   Vic Elford
  Anne-Charlotte Verney
  Joel Gouhier
Jean RondeauMalardeau / Audiovox / Sudradio / BPRondeau M379C / Ford136valve 
3411C11   Dieter Quester
  David Hobbs
  John Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick RacingJDavid / BPPorsche 956135fuel pump 
3513C6   Alessandro Nannini
  Jean-Claude Andruet
  Paolo Barilla
Martini LanciaMartini / MSLancia LC2135turbocharger 
36 4C5   Piercarlo Ghinzani
  Hans Heyer
  Teo Fabi
Martini LanciaMartini / MSLancia LC2121fuel pressure 
3717C9   Jean-Daniel Raulet
  Michel Pignard
  Didier Theys
WM SecatevaDMCWM P83 / Peugeot102overheating 
3819C26   Jean Rondeau
  Alain Ferte
  Michel Ferte
Ford FranceFord Concessionaires FranceRondeau M482 / Ford90engine 
3930C13   Yves Courage
  Alain de Cadenet
  Michel Dubois
PrimagazPrimagaz / Blanchet LocatopCougar C01B / Ford86engine 
4014C22   Derek Warwick
  Patrick Gaillard
  Frank Jelinski
Porsche Kremer RacingGrand Prix InternationalPorsche CK576head gasket 
4129C38   Chris Craft
  Eliseo Salazar
  Nick Mason
Dome Racing - Colin BenettHawaiian Tropic / AutobacsDome RC82 / Ford75clutch 
4244C Jr64   Hubert Striebig
  Jacques Heuclin
  Noel del Bello
Hubert StriebigLa Peripherique / PicanceSthemo SM01 / BMW71engine 
4339C49   Fred Stiff
  Dudley Wood
  Ray Ratcliff
Grid Motor Racing Ltd.CrysenGrid S1 / Ford69oil leak 
4440C36   Jacques Villeneuve
  David Deacon
  Ludwig Heimrath
Brun Motorsport GmbHCanadian TireSehcar C6 / Ford68clutch 
4522C72   Xavier Lapeyre
  Dany Snobeck
  Alain Cudini
Jean RondeauMalardeau / BPRondeau M382 / Ford31engine 
46 2C4   Michele Alboreto
  Teo Fabi
  Alessandro Nannini
Martini LanciaMartini / MSLancia LC227gearbox 
4737C43   Francois Migault
  Dave Kennedy
  Martin Birrane
Peer RacingHariboFord C10016fuel pressure 
4820C25   Philippe Streiff
  Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
Ford FranceFord Concessionaires FranceRondeau M482 / Ford12oil leak 
4921C15   Jean-Michel Martin
  Philippe Martin
  Marc Duez
Joest Racing - Belga TeamBelgaPorsche 936C9fuel injection 
5024C42   Richard Cleare
  Tony Dron
  Richard Jones
Richard CleareGulf / Woodhouse HumePorsche CK58turbocharger 
5151B91   Jean-Marie Lemerle
  Alexandre Yvon
  Michael Krankenberg
Edgar Dorenipag / BelzerPorsche 9307gearbox 
5235C37   Hans-Joachim Stuck
  Harald Grohs
  Walter Brun
Brun Motorsport GmbH Sehcar C830 / Porsche0did not start