51èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1983

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51èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1983

Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 18th and 19th, 1983


Conditions: Warm and Dry
Starters: 51
Track Length: 13,626 metres
Distance: 5047.934 km
Fastest Lap: Jacky Ickx, Porsche 3'29.070" = 233,922 km/h
Pole Position: Jacky Ickx, Porsche 3'16.560" = 249,560 km/h
Average Speed: 210.330 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
Group C A. Holbert / H. Haywood / V. Schuppan Porsche 956
Group C Junior Y. Katayama / Y. Terada / T. Yorino Mazda 717 C
Group B J. Cooper / P. Smith / D. Ovey Porsche 911 Turbo
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
3
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 956
Vern Schuppan, AUS
Hurley Haywood, USA
Al Holbert, USA
2649
Turbo
F6
C
370
5047.934
-
2
2
1
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 956
Jacky Ickx, B
Derek Bell, GB
2649
Turbo
F6
C
370
5044.584

- 3.350 km
3
3
21
Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Porsche 956
Mario Andretti, USA
Philippe Alliot, F
Michael Andretti, USA
2649
Turbo
F6
C
364
4962.650
-
4
4
12
Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956
Volkert Merl, D
Clemens Schickentanz, D
Maurizio de Narvaez, COL
DNS? Bob Wollek, F
2649
Turbo
F6
C
361
4927.218
-
5
5
16
John Fitzpatrick Racing, GB
Porsche 956
John Fitzpatrick, GB
Guy Edwards, GB
Rupert Keegan, GB
2649
Turbo
F6
C
358
4887.404
-
6
6
8
Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956
Klaus Ludwig, D
Stefan Johansson, S
Bob Wollek, F
2649
Turbo
F6
C
354
4829.829
-
7
7
18
Obermaier Racing, D
Porsche 956
Axel Plankenhorn, D
Desiré Wilson, ZA
Jürgen Lässig, D
2649
Turbo
F6
C
347
4736.462
-
8
8
14
Richard Lloyd Racing, GB
Porsche 956
Jonathan Palmer, GB
Jan Lammers, NL
Richard Lloyd, GB
2649
Turbo
F6
C
339
4622.008
-
9
9
46
Sauber Racing Switzerland, CH
Sauber C7 - BMW
Diego Montoya, COL
Tony Garcia, USA
Albert Naon, USA
3496
6
C
338
4606.032
-
10
10
47
Preston Henn Thunderbird Swap Shop, USA
Porsche 956
Preston Henn, USA
Jean-Louis Schlesser, F
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
2649
Turbo
F6
C
327
4463.477
-
11
11
93
Charles Ivey Racing, GB
Porsche 930
John Cooper, GB
Paul Smith, GB
David Ovey, GB
3299
Turbo
F6
B
303
4141.157
-
12
12
60
Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 717 C
Takashi Yorino, J
Yojiro Terada, J
Yoshimi Katayama, J
2616
2/
rotor
CJ
302
4122.093
-
13
13
92
Georg Memminger, D
Porsche 930
Georg Memminger, D
Heinz Kuhn-Wiess,
Fritz Müller, D
2885
Turbo
F6
B
299
4080.930
-
14
14
54
Valentin Bertapelle, F
URD C 81/82 - BMW
Bruno Sotty, F
Gérard Cuynet, F
DNS Baldino,
3500
6
C
292
3991.120
-
15
15
95
Equipe Alméras Fréres, F
Porsche 930
Jacques Alméras, F
Jean-Marie Alméras, F
Jacques Guillot, F
3298
Turbo
F6
B
279
3808.874
-
16
16
10
WM Secateva, F
WM P83 - Peugeot
Roger Dorchy, F
Alain Couderc, F
Pascal Fabre, F
3053
Turbo
V6
C
278
3789.160
-
17
17
41
EMKA Productions Ltd, GB
(Michael Cane Racing, GB)
EMKA C 83/1 - Aston Martin
Tiff Needell, GB
Steve O'Rourke, GB
Nick Faure, GB
5340
V8
C
275
3747.874
-
18
18
61
Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 717 C
Steve Soper, GB
Jeff Allam, GB
James Weaver, GB
2616
2/
rotor
CJ
267
3646.511
-
19
19
29
Christian Bussi, F
Rondeau M382 - Cosworth DFL
Daniel Herregods, B
Jean-Paul Libert, B
Pascal Witmeur, B
3299
V8
C
265
3611.141
-
20
20
96
Michel Lateste, F
Porsche 930
Raymond Touroul, F
Michel Lateste, F
Michel Bienvault, F
2993
Turbo
F6
B
264
3610.749
-
21
NC
97
Raymond Boutinaud, F
Porsche 928 S
Raymond Boutinaud, F
Patrick Gonin, F
Alain le Page, F
4664
F6
B
234
-
22
NC
53
Ecule Superieure de Tourisme Chardonnet, F
Lancia LC1/82
Francois Hesnault, F
Thierry Perrier, F
Bernard Salam, F
1522
Turbo
4
C
232
-
23
NC
51
Scuderia Sivama Motor / Griffone, I
Lancia LC1/82
Oscar Larrauri, RA
Massimo Sigala, I
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
1522
Turbo
4
C
217
-
24
NC
65
Francois Duret, GB
De Cadenet Lola LM F / ADA - Cosworth DFV
John Sheldon, GB
Francois Duret, F
Ian Harrower, GB
2998
V8
CJ
214
-
25
DNF/
DISQ
30
Primagaz, F
(Pierre Yver Racing)
Rondeau M382 - Cosworth DFL
Lucien Guitteny, F
Pierre Yver, F
Bernard de Dryver, B
3299
V8
C
266
24 h
Disqualified
26
DNF
94
Claude Haldi, CH
Porsche 930
Claude Haldi, CH
Günther Steckkönig, D
Bernd Schiller,
3299
Turbo
F6
B
217
24 h
Engine
27
DNF
2
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 956
Jochen Mass, D
Stefan Bellof, D
2649
Turbo
F6
C
281
21 h
Engine
28
DNF
39
Viscount Downe / Pace, GB
Nimrod NRA C2 - Aston Martin
Ray Mallock, GB
Mike Salmon, GB
Steve Earle, USA
5340
V8
C
218
18 h
Engine
29
DNF
24
Ford Concessionaires France, F
Rondeau M 482 - Cosworth DFL
Thierry Boutsen, B
Henri Pescarolo, F
DNS Michel Ferté, F
3955
V8
C
174
13 h
Engine
30
DNF
20
Cooke Racing, USA
Lola T610 - Cosworth DFL
Ralph Kent-Cooke, USA
Jim Adams, USA
Francois Servanin, F
3955
V8
C
165
12 h
Head
31
DNF
90
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
(Brun Motorsport, CH)
BMW M1
Fürst/Prince Leopold von Bayern, D
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
Jens Winther, DK
3496
6
B
160
16 h
Gearbox
32
DNF
63
Scuderia Jolly Club, I
Alba AR 2 - Giannini
Carlo Facetti, I
Martino Finotti, I
Marco Vanoli, CH
1914
Turbo
-
CJ
158
16 h
Chassis
33
DNF
28
Jean Rondeau / Malardieu, F
(Ford Concessionaires France, F)
Rondeau M 379 - Cosworth DFV
Vic Elford, GB
Joël Gouhier, F
Anny Charlotte Verney, F
2993
V8
C
136
10 h
Valves
34
DNF
6
Martini Racing, I
Lancia LC 2/83 - Ferrari 268C
Paolo Barilla, I
Alessandro Nannini, I
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
2594
Turbo
V8
C
135
13 h
Engine
35
DNF
5
Martini Racing, I
Lancia LC 2/83 - Ferrari 268C
Piercarlo Ghinzani, I
Hans Heyer, D
Michele Alboreto, I
2594
Turbo
V8
C
121
11 h
Fuel pressure
36
DNF
9
WM Secateva, F
WM P83 - Peugeot
Jean-Daniel Raulet, F
Michel Pignard, F
Didier Theys, B
3054
Turbo
V6
C
102
11 h
Engine
37
DNF
26
Ford Concessionaires France, F
Rondeau M 482 - Cosworth DFL
Alain Ferté, F
Jean Rondeau, F
Michel Ferté, F
3955
V8
C
90
13 h
Engine
38
DNF
11
John Fitzpatrick Racing. GB
Porsche 956
John Fitzpatrick, GB
David Hobbs, GB
Dieter Quester, A
2649
Turbo
F6
C
135
10 h
Fuel pump
39
DNF
13
Primagaz, F
Cougar C10B- Cosworth DFL
Alain de Cadent, GB
Yves Courage, F
Michel Dubois, F
3299
V8
C
86
11 h
Engine
40
DNF
22
Porsche Kremer Racing, D
Kremer CK5/83 - Porsche
Derek Warwick, GB
Patrick Gaillard, F
Frank Jelinski, D
2992
Turbo
F6
C
76
6 h
Head gasket
41
DNF
38
Dome Racing with Colin Bennett, J/GB
Dome RC 82/83 - Cosworth DFL
Eliseo Salazar, RCH
Chris Craft, GB
Nick Mason, GB
3299
V8
C
75
7 h
Clutch
42
DNF
64
Hubert Striebig, F
Sthemo CJ 01 - BMW
Hubert Striebig, F
Noël del Bello, F
Jacques Heuclin, F
2190
-
CJ
71
15 h
Engine
43
DNF
49
GRID Motor Racing Ltd, GB
GRID S1 - Cosworth DFL
Fred Stiff, USA
Dudley Wood, GB
Ray Ratcliff, USA
3955
V8
C
69
6 h
Oil
44
DNF
36
Brun Motorsport, CH
Sehcar C 83 - Cosworth DFL
Jacques Villeneuve, CDN
Ludwig Heimrath, CDN
David Deacon, CDN
3955
V8
C
68
7 h
Water leak
45
DNF
72
Communaute Pays de Loire, F
Rondeau M 382 - Cosworth DFL
Dany Snobeck, F
Xavier Lepeyre, F
Alain Cudini, F
3299
V8
C
31
4 h
Engine
46
DNF
4
Martini Racing, I
Lancia LC 2/83 - Ferrari 268C
Michele Alboreto, I
Teo Fabi, I
Alessandro Nannini, I
2594
Turbo
V8
C
27
3 h
Clutch
47
DNF
43
Peer Racing, GB
Ford C 100 - Cosworth DFL
Francois Migault, F
David Kennedy, IRL
Martin Birrane, GB (IRL?)
3299
V8
C
16
9 h
Fuel pressure
48
DNF
25
Ford Concessionaires France, F
Rondeau M 482 - Cosworth DFL
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, F
Philippe Streiff, F
DNS Michel Ferté, F
3955
V8
C
12
3 h
Oil leak
49
DNF
15
Joest Racing, D
Porsche 936 J
Jean-Michel Martin, B
Marc Duez, B
Philippe Martin, B
2678
Turbo
F6
C
9
2 h
Injection
50
DNF
42
Richard Cleare Racing, GB
Kremer CK5 82 - Porsche
Tony Dron, GB
Richard Cleare, GB
Richard Jones, GB
2992
Turbo
F6
C
8
4 h
Turbo
51
DNF
91
Edgar Dören, D
Porsche 930
Alain Yvon, F
Jean-Marie Lemerle, F
Michael Krankenberg, D
2993
Turbo
F6
B
7
2 h
Gearbox
52
DNS
33
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 956
Jacky Ickx, B
Derek Bell, GB
Jürgen Barth, D
Vern Schuppan, AUS
2649
Turbo
F6
C
-
-
53
DNS
37
Brun Motorsport, CH
Sehcar C83 - Porsche
Harald Grohs, D
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jnr, D
-
F6
C
-
-
54
DNQ
62
Manns Racing, GB
Harrier RX 83C - Mazda
David Palmer,
Pierre Honegger, USA
Roy Baker, GB
2616
2/
rotary
CJ
-
-
55
DNA
-
North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 512 BB-C
-
-
-
-
C
-
-
56
DNA
-
GRID Motor Racing
GRID - Porsche
Emilio de Villota, E
-
-
-
C
-
-
57
DNA
-
Scuderia Sivama Motor / Griffone
Lancia LC 1
Joe Castellano, USA
-
-
-
C
-
-
58
DNA
-
Cheetah Automobiles Switzerland, CH
Cheetah G 603 - Cosworth
Loris Kessel, CH
Laurent Ferrier, F
Florian Veitsch, CH
-
-
C
-
-
59
DNA
-
Tiga Racing Services, GB
Tiga GC 83 - Chevrolet
Neil Crang, AUS
Howden Ganley, NZ
-
-
C
-
-
60
DNA
-
March Racing, GB
March 83 G - Porsche
-
-
-
-
C
-
-
61
DNA
-
Brun Motorsport, CH
Sehcar - BMW
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jnr, D
Walter Brun, CH
-
-
C
-
-
62
DNA
-
Courage Compétition, F
Cougar C02 - Cosworth
-
-
-
-
C
-
-
63
DNA
-
Cooke Racing, USA
Lola T600 - Chevrolet
-
-
-
-
C
-
-
64
DNA
-
Nimrod Racing Automobiles, GB
Nimrod 82C - Aston Martin
-
-
-
-
C
-
-
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