1995 24 Hours of Le Mans
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|1995 24 Hours of Le Mans|
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The 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 63rd Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 17 and 18 June 1995.
The 1995 race was won by a McLaren F1 GTR entered in the GT1 category. The car was already well known for dominating the BPR Global GT Series with customer teams, but the car that won was actually the initial GTR prototype that was on loan to Kokusai Kaihatsu Racing. Mario Andretti's Courage finished second, having been the sentimental favourite of many in the run-up to the race. However the reliability of the production-based McLaren helped it defeat the much faster Le Mans prototypes.
- Pole Position - #9 Welter Racing - 3:46.050
- Fastest Lap - #8 Welter Racing - 3:51.410
- Distance - 4055.8 km
- Average Speed - 168.992 km/h
- Highest Trap Speed — Courage C34 - 311 km/h (race), McLaren F1 GTR - 281 km/h (qualifying)