1992 24 Hours of Le Mans

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1992 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The 1992 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 60th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 20–21 June, 1992. It was also the third round of the Sportscar World Championship. For this race, both C1 and FIA Cup class cars ran under the C1 category to comply with ACO rules.

Despite the success of the Group C rules, the FIA introduced new '3.5L' rules for the 1991 World Sportscar Championship which meant a new type of sports-prototype.

Official results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of the winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Le Mans in 1992
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 C1 1 France Peugeot Talbot Sport United Kingdom Derek Warwick
France Yannick Dalmas
United Kingdom Mark Blundell
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 352
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
2 C1 33 Japan Toyota Team Tom's Japan Masanori Sekiya
France Pierre-Henri Raphanel
United Kingdom Kenny Acheson
Toyota TS010 G 346
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
3 C1 2 France Peugeot Talbot Sport Italy Mauro Baldi
France Philippe Alliot
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 345
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
4 C1 5 Japan Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.
France Oreca
United Kingdom Johnny Herbert
Germany Volker Weidler
Belgium Bertrand Gachot
Brazil Maurizio Sandro Sala
Mazda MXR-01 M 336
Mazda (Judd) MV10 3.5L V10
5 C2 35 Japan Trust Racing Team Sweden Stefan Johansson
South Africa George Fouché
Sweden Steven Andskär
Toyota 92C-V D 336
Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8
6 C3 54 France Courage Compétition France Bob Wollek
France Henri Pescarolo
France Jean-Louis Ricci
Cougar C28LM G 335
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
7 C3 51 Germany Kremer Porsche Racing Germany Manuel Reuter
Denmark John Nielsen
Italy Giovanni Lavaggi
Porsche 962CK6 Y 334
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
8 C1 8 Japan Toyota Team Tom's Netherlands Jan Lammers
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
Italy Teo Fabi
Toyota TS010 G 331
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
9 C2 34 Japan Toyota Team Tom's
Japan Kitz Racing Team with SARD
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
Sweden Eje Elgh
United Kingdom Eddie Irvine
Toyota 92C-V B 321
Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8
10 C3 67 Germany Obermaier Racing GmbH Germany Otto Altenbach
Germany Jürgen Lässig
France Pierre Yver
Porsche 962C G 297
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
11 C3 52 Germany Kremer Porsche Racing United Kingdom Robin Donovan
United Kingdom Charles Rickett
Italy Almo Coppelli
Porsche 962CK6 Y 297
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
12 C3 53 United Kingdom ADA Engineering United Kingdom Derek Bell
United Kingdom Justin Bell
United Kingdom Tiff Needell
Porsche 962C GTi G 284
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
13 C1 4 Netherlands Euro Racing Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Netherlands Charles Zwolsman
Japan Shunji Kasuya
Lola T92/10 M 271
Judd GV10 3.5L V10
14 C1 22 United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering France Ferdinand de Lesseps
United Kingdom Richard Piper
France Olindo Iacobelli
Spice SE89C G 258
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
15
NC
C1 36 United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering Japan Jun Harada
Japan Kenta Shimamura
Japan Tomiko Yoshikawa
Spice SE89C G 160
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
16
NC
C4 66 France Eric Bellefroid
France Ren Car
France Walter Breuer
France Marc Alexandre
France Frank de Vita
Orion LM M 78
Peugeot 1.9L I4
17
DNF
C1 31 France Peugeot Talbot Sport Austria Karl Wendlinger
Belgium Eric van de Poele
France Alain Ferté
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 208
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
18
DNF
C1 7 Japan Toyota Team Tom's United Kingdom Geoff Lees
Australia David Brabham
Japan Ukyo Katayama
Toyota TS010 G 192
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
19
DNF
C1 21 Italy Action Formula Italy Luigi Taverna
Italy Alessandro Gini
United Kingdom John Sheldon
Spice SE90C G 150
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
20
DNF
C3 56 France Courage Compétition Spain Tomás Saldaña
France Denis Morin
France Jean-François Yvon
Cougar C28LM G 142
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
21
DNF
C1 6 Japan Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.
France Oreca
Brazil Maurizio Sandro Sala
Japan Takashi Yorino
Japan Yojiro Terada
Mazda MXR-01 M 124
Mazda (Judd) MV10 3.5L V10
22
DNF
C1 29 Italy Team S.C.I. Italy Ranieri Randaccio
Italy Vito Veninata
Italy Stefano Sebastiani
Tiga GC288 G 101
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
23
DNF
C3 68 France Equipe Alméras-Chotard France Jean-Marie Alméras
France Jacques Alméras
Morocco Max Cohen-Olivar
Porsche 962C G 85
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
24
DNF
C3 55 France Courage Compétition France Pascal Fabre
France Lionel Robert
Italy Marco Brand
Cougar C28LM G 77
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
25
DNF
C1 3 Netherlands Euro Racing Spain Jesús Pareja
Netherlands Cor Euser
Netherlands Charles Zwolsman
Lola T92/10 M 50
Judd GV10 3.5L V10
26
DNF
C4 58 France Welter Racing France Patrick Gonin
France Didier Artzet
France Pierre Petit
WR LM92 M 42
Peugeot 1.9L I4
27
DNF
C4 61 France Didier Bonnet Autoracing France Didier Bonnet
France Gérard Tremblay
France Jacques Heuclin
Debora SP92 P 25
Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6
28
DNF
C1 9 United Kingdom British Racing Motors South Africa Wayne Taylor
Finland Harri Toivonen
United Kingdom Richard Jones
BRM P351 G 20
BRM (Weslake) 3.5L V12
DNS C1 30 United Kingdom TDR Spice Racing United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
France François Migault
France Thierry Lecerf
Spice SE90C  ? -
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5 V8
DNQ C2 60 France Team MP Racing France Marc Pachot
France Raymond Touroul
France Didier Cadarec
ALD C289 M -
Peugeot PRV 3.0L V6

† - #60 Team MP Racing's qualifying times were disallowed after the car was found to be underweight in post-qualifying inspection.

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #2 Peugeot Talbot Sport - 3:21.200
  • Fastest Lap - #8 Toyota Team Tom's - 3:32.295
  • Distance - 4787.2 km
  • Average Speed - 199.34 km/h
  • Highest Trap Speed - Toyota TS010 - 336 km/h (race), Peugeot 905 – 351 km/h (qualifying)


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