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53èmes Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1985

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Le Mans 1938
Le Mans
Le Mans 1962

Circuit Permanenthe de la Sarthe
Date: June 15th and 16th, 1985


Conditions: Warm and Sunny
Starters: 49
Track Length: 13,626 metres
Distance: 5088.507 km
Fastest Lap: Jacky Ickx, Porsche 3:25.1 = 239.169 km/h
Pole Position: Hans-Joachim Stuck, Porsche, 3:14.8 = 251.815 km/h
Average Speed: 212.021 km/h
CLASS WINNERS
C1 Klaus Ludwig, D / Paolo Barilla, I / "John Winter" (Louis Krages), D Porsche
C2 Ian Harrower, GB / Steve Earle, USA / John Sheldon, GB Gebhart - Ford
GTP Bob Tullius / Chip Robinson / Claude Ballot-Léna Jaguar
B No finishers  
Please Note: You can sort this listing by simply clicking on the column heading
Team / Entrant
Car - Engine
Driver, Nationality
1
1
7
Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956 B
Klaus Ludwig, D
Paolo Barilla, I
"John Winter" (Louis Krages), D
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
373
5088.507
-
2
2
14
Richard Lloyd Racing, GB
(GTi Engineering, GB)
Porsche 956 B
Jonathan Palmer, GB
James Weaver, GB
Richard Lloyd, GB
DNS Jan Lammers, NL
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
370
5047.439
-
3
3
2
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C
Derek Bell, GB
Hans-Joachim Stuck Jnr, D
DNS Jacky Ickx, B
2650
F6
Turbo
C1
366
4993.068
-
4
4
33
John Fitzpatrick Racing, GB
Porsche 956 B
Jo Gartner, A
David Hobbs, GB
Guy Edwards, GB
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
365
4979.264
-
5
5
10
Porsche Kremer Racing - Barclays, D
Porsche 956 B
Mario Hytten, CH
George Fouché, ZA
Sarel van der Merwe, ZA
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
360
4916.537
-
6
6
4
Martini Lancia, I
Lancia LC 2 (LC 3 ?)83/85 - Ferrari
Bob Wollek, F
Alessandro Nannini, I
Lucio/Luis Cesario, AUS
3014
V8
Turbo
C1
359
4897.618
-
7
7
5
Martini Lancia, I
Lancia LC 2 (LC 3 ?) 83/85 - Ferrari
Henri Pescarolo, F
Mauro Baldi, I
DNS Luis Cesario, AUS
3014
V8
Turbo
C1
357
4869.453
-
8
8
26
Obermaier Racing Team, D
Porsche 956
Jürgen Lässig, D
Jésus Pareja Mayo, E
Hervé Regout, B
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
356
4857.166
-
9
9
11
Porsche Kremer Racing - Kenwood, D
Porsche 962 C
Jean-Pierre Jarier, F
Mike Thackwell, NZ
Franz Konrad, A
2650
F6
Turbo
C1
355
4848.364
-
10
10
1
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C
Jacky Ickx, B
Jochen Mass, D
DNS Derek Bell, GB
2650
F6
Turbo
C1
347
4733.919
-
11
11
66
EMKA Productions Ltd, GB
EMKA C84/1 - Aston Martin
Tiff Needell, GB
Steve O'Rourke, GB
Nicke Faure, GB
5340
V8
C1
337
4602.127
-
12
12
36
Tom's Team Toyota, J
Tom's 85C/L (Dome 85C) - Toyota
Saturo Nakajima, J
Masanoir Sekiya, J
Kouru/Kauro Hoshino, J
2090
L4
Turbo
C1
329
4486.933
-
13
13
44
Jaguar Group 44, USA
Jaguar XJR-5
Bob Tullius, USA
Chip Robinson, USA
Claude Ballot-Léna, F
5955
V12
GTP
323
4403.162
-
14
14
70
Spice Engineering, GB
Spice-Tiga GC 85 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Gordon Spice, GB
Ray Bellm, GB
Mark Galvin, IRL
3300
V8
C1
311
4244.162
-
15
15
151
Helmut Gall, D
BMW M1
Edgar Dören, D
Martin Birrane, GB (IRL ?)
Jean-Paul Libert, B
3497
L6
C1
306
4175.941
-
16
16
75
ADA Engineering, GB
Gebhardt JC2 843 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Ian Harrower, GB
Steve Earle, USA
John Sheldon, GB
3300
V8
C2
298
4073.001
-
17
17
42
WM Peugeot, F
WM P85 - Peugeot
Michel Pignard, F
Jean-Daniel Raulet, F
Jean Rondeau, F
2750
V6
Turbo
C1
298
4066.653
-
18
18
39
Bussi Racing, F
Rondeau M 382 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Bruno Sotty, F
Jean-Claude Justice, F
Patrick Oudet, F
2993
V8
C1
290
3964.099
-
19
19
86
Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 737 C
David Kennedy, IRL
Philippe Martin, B
Jean-Michel Martin, B
2616
2
Rotary
C2
282
3853.027
-
20
20
13
Primagaz, F
Cougar C12 - Porsche
Yves Courage, F
Alain de Cadent, GB
Jean-Francois Yvon, F
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
278
3795.969
-
21
21
99
Roy Baker Promotions, GB
Tiga GC 285 - Ford Turbo
Paul Smith, GB
Will Hoy, GB
Nick Nicholson, USA
1700
4
tc
C2
273
3724.785
-
22
22
34
Krepy Krauly Racing
March 84 G - Porsche
Graham Duxbury, ZA
Christian Danner, D
Almo Coppelli, I
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
269
3672.323
-
23
23
95
Roland Bassaler, F
Sauber SHS C6 - BMW
Roland Bassaler, F
Dominique Lacaud, F
Yvon Tapy, F
3453
L6
C2
267
3649.303
-
24
24
85
Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 737 C
Yoshimi Katayama, J
Yojiro Terada, J
Takashi Yorino, J
2616
2
Rotary
C2
263
3590.741
-
25
DQ
41
WM Peugeot, F
WM P83B (P85 ?) - Peugeot
"Panic", F
Pascal Pessiot, F
Dominique Fornage, F
2750
V6
Turbo
C1
266
Disqualified, underweight
26
NC
77
Spice Engineering, GB
Tiga GC84 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Tim Lee-Davey, GB
Neil Crang, AUS
Tony Lanfranchi, GB
3000
V8
C2
225
-
27
NC
74
Team Labatt,
(Gebhardt Motorsport)
Gebhardt JC2 853 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Frank Jelinski, D
John Graham, CDN
Nick Adams, GB
3000
V8
C2
213
-
28
NC
98
Roy Baker Promotions, GB
Tiga GC284 - Ford Turbo
Francois Duret, GB
David Andrews, GB
Duncan Bain, GB
DNS Smith
1700
L4
Turbo
C2
149
-
29
NC
93
Automobiles Louis Descartes, F
ALD 01 - BMW
Louis Descartes, F
Jacques Heuclin, F
Daniel Hubert, F
3500
L6
C2
140
-
30
DNF
18
Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsche 956 (B ?)
Massimo Sigala, I
Oscar Larrauri, RA
Gabriele Tarquini, I
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
323
23h
Engine
31
DNF
19
Brun Motorsport, CH
Porsche 962 C
Walter Brun, CH
Joël Gouhier, F
Didier Theys, B
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
304
20h
Accident
32
DNF
3
Rothmans Porsche, D
Porsche 962 C
Al Holbert, USA
Vern Schuppan, AUS
John Watson, GB
2650
F6
Turbo
C1
299
20h
Engine
33
DNF
31
Primagaz, F
Rondeau M382-Cosworth
Pierre Yver, F
Pierre-Francois Rousselot, F
Francois Servanin, F
2993
V8
C1
286
22h
Engine
34
DNF
8
Joest Racing, D
Porsche 956
Paul Belmondo, F
Maurizio de Narvaez, COL
Kenper Miller, USA
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
277
18h
Accident
35
DNF
80
Carma FF, I
Alba AR6 - Carma
Martino Finotto, I
Aldo Bertuzzi, I
Guido Dacco, I
1915
L4
Turbo
C2
228
18h
Electrics
36
DNF
40
Jaguar Group 44, USA
Jaguar XJR-5
Brian Redman, GB
Hurley Haywood, GB
Jim Adams, USA
5955
V12
GTP
151
12h
Transmission
37
DNF
67
Jean-Philippe Grand, F
Rondeau M482 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Patrick Gonin, F
Pascal Witmeur, B
Pierre de Thoisy, F
3300
V8
C1
143
11h
Engine
38
DNF
38
Dome Team, J
Dome 85C - Toyota
Eje Elgh, S
Geoff Lees, GB
Toshio Suzuki, J
2090
L4
Turbo
C1
141
12h
Clutch
39
DNF
90
Jens Winther Denmark, D
URD C83 - BMW
Jens Winther, DK
David Mercer, GB
Margie Smith-Haas, USA
3453
L6
C2
141
11h
Engine
40
DNF
157
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
BMW M1
Enzo Calderari, CH
Angelo Pallavicini, CH
Marco Vanoli, CH
3453
L6
B
116
10h
Engine
41
DNF
156
Raymond Touroul Team
Porsche 911 SC
Raymond Touroul, F
Thierry Perrier, F
Philippe Dermagne, F
2992
F6
B
107
9h
Head gasket
42
DNF
43
WM Peugeot, F
WM P83B - Peugeot
Claude Haldi, CH
Roger Dorchy, F
Jean-Claude Andruet, F
2750
V6
Turbo
C1
73
7h
Accident
43
DNF
104
Ecurie Blanchet Locatop, F
Rondeau M379 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Michel Dubois, F
Hubert Striebig, F
Noël del Bello, F
2993
V8
C2
65
6h
Suspension /
chassis
44
DNF
24
Cheetah Automobiles Switzerland, CH
Cheetah G604 - Aston Martin
Bernard de Dryver, B
Claude Bourgognie, B
John Cooper, GB
5340
V8
C1
53
6h
Hub failure, accident
45
DNF
79
Ecurie Ecosse, GB
Ecosse C-2 85 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Mike Wilds, GB
Ray Mallock, GB
David Leslie, GB
2993
V8
C2
45
3h
Oil pump drive
46
DNF
46
Bussi Racing, F
Rondeau M482 - Ford Cosworth DFV
Christian Bussi,F
Jack Griffin, USA
Marion L. Speer, USA
2993
V8
C1
36
3h
Suspension
47
DNF
152
Claude Haldi, CH
BMW M1
Harald Grohs, D
Altfrid Heger, D
Kurt Köning, D
3497
L6
B
32
3h
Gearbox
48
DNF
100
Bartlett Chevron Racing, GB
Chevron B62 - Ford Cosworth DFL
Richard Jones, GB
Robin Smith, GB
Max Cohen-Olivar, MOR
3300
V8
C2
19
2h
Engine
49
DNF
82
Griffo Autoracing, I
Alba AR 3 -Ford Cosworth DFL
Paolo Giangrossi, I
Pasquale Barberio, I
Mario Radicella, I
3300
V8
C2
5
8h
Electrics
Engine
46
DNS
61
Sauber Racing, CH
Sauber C8 - Mercedes Benz/Mader
John Nielsen, DK
Dieter Quester, A
Max Welti, CH
5000
V8
Turbo
C1
-
Accident
47
DNS
81
Carma FF, I
Alba AR 2 - Carma
Loris Kessel, CH
Ruggero Melgrati, I
Aldo Bertuzzi, I
Jean-Pierre Frey, CH
1800
L4
Turbo
C2
-
Accident
48
DNS
85T
Mazdaspeed Co Ltd, J
Mazda 727 C
-
2616
2
Rotary
C2
-
-
49
DNS
97
Bo Strandell, S
Strandell 85 - Porsche
Stanley Dickens, S
Torgeir/Torgyer Kleppe, N
Martin Schanche, N
3300
F6
Turbo
C2
-
Engine
50
DNS
106
Bruno Sotty, F
Lotec - BMW
Martin Wagenstätter, D
Kurt Hild, D
3500
L6
C2
-
Engine
51
DNS
55
John Fitzpatrick Racing, GB
Porsche 962 C
Kenny Acheson, GB
Dudley Wood, GB
Jean-Louis Schlesser, F
2649
F6
Turbo
C1
-
Accident
52
DNA
6
Martini Lancia
Lancia LC 2 83/85 - Ferrari
-
3014
V8
C1
-
-
53
DNA
32
Dorset Racing Associates
Dome RC 83 - Ford Cosworth
Martin Birrane, IRL
Tony Birchenhough, GB
-
-
C1
-
-
54
DNA
170
Road Circuit Technology, USA
Pontiac Firebird
Tommy Riggins, USA
Les Delano, USA
-
-
IMSA
GT
-
-
55
DNA
171
Road Circuit Technology, USA
Pontiac Firebird
Melle Moise, USA
Andy Petery, USA
-
-
IMSA
GT
-
-
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