2008 1000 km of Nürburgring

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The 2008 1000 km of Nürburgring was the fourth round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season. It took place at the Nürburgring, Germany, on 17 August 2008.

Race results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[1]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 8 France Team Peugeot Total France Stéphane Sarrazin
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 195
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 7 France Team Peugeot Total France Nicolas Minassian
Spain Marc Gené
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 195
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP1 2 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest France Alexandre Prémat
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
Audi R10 TDI M 194
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
4 LMP1 1 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom Allan McNish
Italy Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 TDI M 194
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
5 LMP1 10 Czech Republic Charouz Racing System Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Germany Stefan Mücke
Lola B08/60 M 189
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
6 LMP1 5 France Team Oreca-Matmut France Soheil Ayari
Monaco Stéphane Ortelli
France Loïc Duval
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 188
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
7 LMP2 34 Netherlands Van Merksteijn Motorsport
Netherlands Equipe Verschuur
Netherlands Jos Verstappen
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 188
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
8 LMP1 15 United Kingdom Creation AIM United Kingdom Stuart Hall
United Kingdom Jamie Campbell-Walter
Creation CA07 D 187
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
9 LMP2 35 France Saulnier Racing France Pierre Ragues
France Matthieu Lahaye
Pescarolo 01 M 184
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
10 LMP2 31 Denmark Team Essex Denmark Caspar Elgaard
Denmark John Nielsen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo D 184
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
11 LMP2 46 United Kingdom Embassy Racing United Kingdom Darren Manning
United Kingdom Joey Foster
Embassy WF01 M 183
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
12 LMP2 40 Portugal Quifel ASM Team Portugal Miguel Amaral
France Olivier Pla
Lola B05/40 D 182
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
13 LMP2 25 United Kingdom Ray Mallock Ltd. United Kingdom Mike Newton
Brazil Thomas Erdos
MG-Lola EX265 M 181
MG (AER) XP21 2.0 L Turbo I4
14 LMP2 45 United Kingdom Embassy Racing United Kingdom Jonny Kane
United Kingdom Warren Hughes
Embassy WF01 M 180
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
15 LMP2 32 France Barazi-Epsilon Denmark Juan Barazi
Netherlands Michael Vergers
Brazil Fernando Rees
Zytek 07S/2 M 180
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
16 LMP2 33 Switzerland Speedy Racing Team
United Kingdom Sebah Automotive
Italy Andrea Belicchi
France Xavier Pompidou
Switzerland Steve Zacchia
Lola B08/80 M 179
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
17 LMP2 41 Switzerland Trading Performance Saudi Arabia Karim Ojjeh
France Claude-Yves Gosselin
Zytek 07S/2 M 179
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
18 LMP1 17 France Pescarolo Sport Switzerland Harold Primat
France Christophe Tinseau
Pescarolo 01 M 176
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
19 LMP1 18 United Kingdom Rollcentre Racing Portugal João Barbosa
Belgium Vanina Ickx
United Kingdom Martin Short
Pescarolo 01 D 175
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
20 GT1 59 United Kingdom Team Modena Czech Republic Tomáš Enge
Spain Antonio García
Aston Martin DBR9 M 172
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
21 LMP2 44 Germany Kruse Schiller Motorsport France Jean de Pourtalès
Japan Hideki Noda
Lola B05/40 D 172
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
22 LMP1 14 United Kingdom Creation AIM United States Liz Halliday
South Africa Stephen Simpson
Creation CA07 D 172
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
23 LMP2 27 Switzerland Horag Racing Switzerland Fredy Lienhard
Belgium Didier Theys
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 170
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
24 GT2 96 United Kingdom Virgo Motorsport United Kingdom Rob Bell
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari F430GT D 169
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
25 GT2 77 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Australia Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 167
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 GT2 76 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
Austria Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 167
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
27 GT2 99 Monaco JMB Racing
United Kingdom Aucott Racing
United Kingdom Ben Aucott
France Stéphane Daoudi
Ferrari F430GT D 166
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
28 GT2 85 Netherlands Snoras Spyker Squadron United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
Germany Ralf Kelleners
Russia Alexey Vasilyev
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 165
Audi 4.0 L V8
29 GT2 75 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Richard Balandras
France Michel Lecourt
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 164
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
30 LMP1 4 France Saulnier Racing France Jacques Nicolet
Monaco Richard Hein
Pescarolo 01 M 164
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
31 GT2 98 Monaco JMB Racing Switzerland Maurice Basso
Netherlands Peter Kutemann
France Johan-Boris Scheier
Ferrari F430GT D 163
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
32 GT2 95 United Kingdom James Watt Automotive Finland Markus Palttala
United Kingdom Paul Daniels
United Kingdom Tim Sugden
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR D 162
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
33 LMP1 20 Spain Epsilon Euskadi Spain Ángel Burgueño
Spain Miguel Ángel de Castro
Epsilon Euskadi ee1 M 160
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
34 LMP2 26 United Kingdom Team Bruichladdich Radical Germany Jens Petersen
Germany Jan-Dirk Lueders
France Marc Rostan
Radical SR9 D 159
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
35 GT2 88 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Austria Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
Austria Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
Germany Christian Ried
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 157
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
36 GT2 90 Germany Farnbacher Racing Germany Pierre Ehret
Germany Pierre Kaffer
France Anthony Beltoise
Ferrari F430GT M 156
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
37 GT1 72 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Luc Alphand
France Guillaume Moreau
France Patrice Goueslard
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 140
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
38
NC
LMP1 3 Monaco Scuderia Lavaggi Monaco Giovanni Lavaggi
Germany Wolfgang Kaufmann
Lavaggi LS1 D 110
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
39
NC
LMP1 6 France Team Oreca-Matmut France Olivier Panis
France Nicolas Lapierre
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 167
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
40
NC
LMP1 21 Spain Epsilon Euskadi Spain Adrián Vallés
Japan Shinji Nakano
Epsilon Euskadi ee1 M 163
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
41
DNF
GT2 94 Switzerland Speedy Racing Team Switzerland Andrea Chiesa
Switzerland Benjamin Leuenberger
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 145
Audi 4.0 L V8
42
DNF
GT1 55 Russia IPB Spartak Racing
Germany Reiter Engineering
Netherlands Peter Kox
Russia Roman Rusinov
Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT M 131
Lamborghini L535 6.0 L V12
43
DNF
LMP2 37 France WR Salini France Stéphane Salini
France Philippe Salini
France Patrice Roussel
WR LMP2008 D 126
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
44
DNF
GT2 91 Germany Farnbacher Racing Denmark Lars-Erik Nielsen
Denmark Allan Simonsen
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 101
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
45
DNF
LMP1 16 France Pescarolo Sport France Emmanuel Collard
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Pescarolo 01 M 97
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
46
DNF
GT1 73 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Jérôme Policand
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 50
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8

† - Both #6 Team Oreca-Matmut and #21 Epsilon Euskadi failed to complete the final lap of the race, therefore they are not classified in the final results.

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #7 Team Peugeot Total - 1:39.492[2]
  • Fastest Lap - #7 Team Peugeot Total - 1:40.501[1]
  • Average Speed - 174.227 kilometres per hour (108.260 mph)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Race — Final" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 2008-08-17. Retrieved 2008-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Qualifying" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-08-17. 

External links[edit]


Le Mans Series
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2008 1000km of Spa
2008 season Next race:
2008 1000km of Silverstone