1982 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1982 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1982 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 50th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 19 and 20 June 1982. It was also the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.

Race[edit]

For 1982, the new FIA Group C rules were in effect. The new ground effect Porsche 956 was introduced, and took all 3 podium places according to their starting numbers.

Official results[edit]

Le Mans in 1982
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyres Laps
Engine
1 C 1 Germany Rothmans Porsche System Belgium Jacky Ickx
United Kingdom Derek Bell
Porsche 956 D 359
Porsche Type-935 2.6L Turbo Flat-6
2 C 2 Germany Rothmans Porsche System Germany Jochen Mass
Australia Vern Schuppan
Porsche 956 D 356
Porsche Type-935 2.6L Turbo Flat-6
3 C 3 Germany Rothmans Porsche System United States Hurley Haywood
United States Al Holbert
Germany Jürgen Barth
Porsche 956 D 340
Porsche Type-935 2.6L Turbo Flat-6
4 IMSA
GTX
79 United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick Racing United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick
United Kingdom David Hobbs
Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick G 329
Porsche Type-935 2.7L Turbo Flat-6
5 IMSA
GTX
78 United States Cooke Racing - BP France Dany Snobeck
France François Sérvanin
France René Metge
Porsche 935 K3 G 325
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
6 IMSA
GTX
70 United States Prancing Horse Farm Racing Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
United States Carson Baird
Belgium Jean-Paul Libert
Ferrari 512BB/LM M 322
Ferrari 4.9L Flat-12
7 C 32 United Kingdom Viscount Downe Pace Petroleum United Kingdom Ray Mallock
United Kingdom Simon Phillips
United Kingdom Mike Salmon
Nimrod NRA/C2 A 317
Aston Martin-Tickford DP1229 5.3L V8
8 Gr.5 60 United Kingdom Charles Ivey Racing United Kingdom John Cooper
United Kingdom Paul Smith
Belgium Claude Bourgoignie
Porsche 935 K3 D 316
Porsche Type-935 3.1L Turbo Flat-6
9 IMSA
GTX
72 United States NART France Alain Cudini
United States John Morton
United States John Paul, Jr.
Ferrari 512BB/LM D 306
Ferrari 4.9L Flat-12
10 C 25 France Primagaz France Pierre Yver
France Bruno Sotty
France Lucien Guitteny
Rondeau M379 A 306
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8
11 IMSA
GTX
77 United States Garretson Developments France Anne-Charlotte Verney
United States Bob Garretson
United States Ray Ratcliff
Porsche 935 K3 G 299
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
12 Gr.5 66 France Jean-Marie Lemerle
Italy Sivama Motor
France Jean-Marie Lemerle
Morocco Max Cohen-Olivar
United States Joe Castellano
Lancia Beta Monte Carlo D 295
Lancia 1.4L Turbo I4
13 Gr.4 90 United Kingdom Richard Cleare Racing United Kingdom Richard Cleare
United Kingdom Tony Dron
United Kingdom Richard Jones
Porsche 934 D 293
Porsche 3.3L Turbo Flat-6
14 IMSA
GTX
82 Japan Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. Japan Yojiro Terada
Japan Takashi Yorino
Canada Allan Moffat
Mazda RX-7 D 282
Mazda 13B 1.3L 2-Rotor
15 C 38 France Bussi Team France Christian Bussi
Belgium Pascal Witmeur
Belgium Bernard de Dryver
Rondeau M382 D 279
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
16 IMSA
GTO
87 United States B.F. Goodrich United States Jim Busby
United States Doc Bundy
France Marcel Mignot
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR BF 273
Porsche 2.0L Turbo I4
17 IMSA
GTO
81 United States Stratagraph Inc. United States Billy Hagan
United States Gene Felton
Chevrolet Camaro G 269
Chevrolet 5.7L V8
18 Gr.5 61 France Total S.A. France Roland Ennequin
France Michel Gabriel
Italy Franco Gasparetti
BMW M1 Gr.5  ? 259
BMW M88 3.5L I6
19
NC
IMSA
GTO
80 United States Stratagraph Inc. United States Dick Brooks
United States Hershel McGriff
United States Tom Williams
Chevrolet Camaro G 141
Chevrolet 5.7L V8
20
DNF
C 4 Germany Belga Team Joest Racing France Bob Wollek
Belgium Jean-Michel Martin
Belgium Philippe Martin
Porsche 936C D 320
Porsche Type-935 2.5L Turbo Flat-6
21
DNF
IMSA
GTX
62 United Kingdom EMKA Productions United Kingdom Steve O'Rourke
United Kingdom Richard Down
United Kingdom Nick Mason
BMW M1 Gr.5 D 266
BMW M88 3.5L I6
22
DNF
Gr.5 65 France Thierry Perrier
Italy Sivama Motor
France Thierry Perrier
France Bernard Salam
Italy Gianni Giudici
Lancia Beta Monte Carlo D 219
Lancia 1.4L Turbo I4
23
DNF
Gr.6 50 Italy Martini Racing Italy Riccardo Patrese
Germany Hans Heyer
Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani
Lancia LC1 P 152
Lancia 1.4L Turbo I4
24
DNF
IMSA
GTX
83 Japan Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. United Kingdom Tom Walkinshaw
United Kingdom Chuck Nicholson
United Kingdom Peter Lovett
Mazda RX-7 D 180
Mazda 13B 1.3L 2-Rotor
25
DNF
Gr.5 75 Switzerland Claude Haldi Switzerland Claude Haldi
Panama Rodrigo Terran
France François Hesnault
Porsche 935 K3 D 141
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
26
DNF
C 26 France Jacky Haran Republic of Ireland Vivian Candy
France Jacky Haran
France Hervé Poulain
Rondeau M379 A 149
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8
27
DNF
C 10 France WM Esso France Roger Dorchy
France Alain Couderc
France Guy Fréquelin
WM P82 M 112
Peugeot PRV 2.8L Turbo V6
28
DNF
C 12 France Otis Automobiles Jean Rondeau France Henri Pescarolo
France Jean Ragnotti
France Jean Rondeau
Rondeau M382 D 146
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
29
DNF
IMSA
GTO
86 United States B.F. Goodrich United States Patrick Bedard
United States Paul Miller
Liechtenstein Manfred Schurti
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR BF 128
Porsche 2.0L Turbo I4
30
DNF
C 35 France Courage Competition France Yves Courage
France Jean-Philippe Grand
France Michel Dubois
Cougar C01  ? 78
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
31
DNF
C 11 France Malardeau Automobiles Jean Rondeau France François Migault
United Kingdom Gordon Spice
France Xavier Lapeyre
Rondeau M382 D 150
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
32
DNF
IMSA
GTO
85 United States Tony Garcia United States Tony Garcia
United States Fred Stiff
United States Albert Naon
BMW M1 G 104
BMW M88 3.5L I6
33
DNF
C 9 France WMEsso France Jean-Daniel Raulet
Belgium Didier Theys
France Michel Pignard
WM P82 M 127
Peugeot PRV 2.8L Turbo V6
34
DNF
C 36 Japan Dome Co. Ltd. United Kingdom Chris Craft
Chile Eliseo Salazar
Dome RC82 D 85
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
35
DNF
C 24 France Otis Automobiles Jean Rondeau France Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
France Henri Pescarolo
Rondeau M382 D 111
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
36
DNF
Gr.6 51 Italy Martini Racing Italy Michele Alboreto
Italy Teo Fabi
Germany Rolf Stommelen
Lancia LC1 P 92
Lancia 1.4L Turbo I4
37
DNF
C 14 United Kingdom March Racing Sweden Eje Elgh
United States Jeff Wood
Belgium Patrick Nève
March 82G G 78
Chevrolet 5.8L V8
38
DNF
C 7 Germany Ford-Werke AG
Germany Zakspeed
Germany Manfred Winkelhock
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford C100 G 71
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
39
DNF
IMSA
GTO
84 United Kingdom Canon Cameras GTi Engineering United Kingdom Richard Lloyd
United Kingdom Andy Rouse
Porsche 924 Carrera GTR  ? 77
Porsche 2.0L Turbo I4
40
DNF
C 16 United Kingdom Ultramar Team Lola United Kingdom Guy Edwards
United Kingdom Nick Faure
United Kingdom Rupert Keegan
Lola T610 A 72
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
41
DNF
C 20 Germany BASF Cassetten Team GS Sport Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Austria Dieter Quester
Sauber SHS C6 D 76
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
42
DNF
C 19 Germany BASF Cassetten Team GS Sport Switzerland Walter Brun
Germany Siegfried Müller Jr.
Sauber SHS C6 D 55
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
43
DNF
C 6 Germany Ford-Werke AG
Germany Zakspeed
Germany Klaus Ludwig
Switzerland Marc Surer
Germany Manfred Winkelhock
Ford C100 G 67
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
44
DNF
C 39 United Kingdom Dorset Racing Associates United Kingdom Mike Wilds
United Kingdom François Duret
United Kingdom Ian Harrower
De Cadenet-Lola LM  ? 56
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8
45
DNF
Gr.6 55 United Kingdom Chevron Racing Cars Republic of Ireland Martin Birrane
United Kingdom John Sheldon
Australia Neil Crang
Chevron B36 A 57
Ford Cosworth BDX 2.0L I4
46
DNF
IMSA
GTX
71 France Charles Pozzi Ferrari France France Jean-Claude Andruet
France Claude Ballot-Léna
Ferrari 512BB/LM M 57
Ferrari 4.9L Flat-12
47
DNF
C 31 United Kingdom Nimrod Racing Automobiles Ltd. United Kingdom Tiff Needell
United Kingdom Bob Evans
United Kingdom Geoff Lees
Nimrod NRA/C2 A 55
Aston Martin-Tickford DP1229 5.3L V8
48
DNF
C 30 France Michel Lateste France Hubert Striebig
France Michel Lateste
France Jacques Heulcin
URD C81 D 45
BMW M88 3.5L I6
49
DNF
IMSA
GTX
73 United States T-Bird Racing
United States NART
United States Preston Henn
United States Randy Lanier
France Denis Morin
Ferrari 512BB/LM M 43
Ferrari 4.9L Flat-12
50
DNF
Gr.5 64 Germany Edgar Dören Germany Edgar Dören
United States Billy Sprowls
Mexico Antonio Contreras
Porsche 935 K3 D 39
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
51
DNF
C 29 United States Garretson Developments United States Bobby Rahal
United States Skeeter McKitterick
United States Jim Trueman
March 82G G 28
Chevrolet 5.8L V8
52
DNF
C 17 United States Cooke Racing - Malardeau United Kingdom Brian Redman
United States Ralph Kent-Cooke
United States Jim Adams
Lola T610 G 28
Ford Cosworth DFL 4.0L V8
53
DNF
IMSA
GTX
76 United States Bob Akin Motor Racing United States Bob Akin
United States David Cowart
United States Kenper Miller
Porsche 935L G 15
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
54
DNF
C 5 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing United States Ted Field
United States Danny Ongais
United States Bill Whittington
Porsche-Kremer CK5 G 25
Porsche Type-935 2.3L Turbo Flat-6
55
DNF
C 37 United Kingdom Grid Racing South Africa Desiré Wilson
Spain Emilio de Villota
United Kingdom Alain de Cadenet
Grid Plaza S1 D 7
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #1 Rothmans Porsche System - 3:28.40
  • Fastest Lap - #12 Otis - Automobiles Jean Rondeau - 3:36.90
  • Distance - 4899.086
  • Average Speed - 204.128 km/h