2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season

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2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season
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The 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season was the inaugural running of the World Endurance Championship. It was co-organised by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO). The series replaced the former Intercontinental Le Mans Cup held by the ACO from 2010 to 2011.[1] The series was open to Le Mans Prototypes and grand tourer-based racing cars meeting four ACO categories. Several championships, cups, and trophies were awarded in the series' four categories following an eight race season, with a World Championship available to the top scoring drivers and LMP1 category manufacturer.

Following a partial-season match-up against newcomers Toyota, Audi won the Manufacturers' World Championship, while the company's driver line-up of André Lotterer of Germany, Benoît Tréluyer of France, and Marcel Fässler of Switzerland earned the Drivers' World Championship ahead of their teammates Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen. Toyota's Alexander Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre were third in the Drivers' Championship standings. Ferrari defending their two Intercontinental Le Mans Cup LMGTE manufacturers title with the Manufacturers' World Cup, outscoring Porsche and Corvette. In the four FIA Trophies for the four categories in the championship, Rebellion Racing won the LMP1 Privateers title, while Starworks Motorsport secured the LMP2 championship; AF Corse won the LMGTE Pro category for the second season in a row, as did Larbre Compétition in LMGTE Am.

Calendar[edit]

Audi won five of the eight championship races with their R18s

An initial calendar was announced on 12 November 2011, featuring eight races in eight countries on four continents.[2] Sebring, Spa-Francorchamps, Le Mans, and Silverstone are retained from the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, while the Chinese round remained undecided between 2011's Zhuhai International Circuit or the Shanghai International Circuit.[3] Three new races at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Bahrain International Circuit, and Fuji Speedway expand the series to a new continent, replacing the former ILMC round for the Petit Le Mans.[4] A revised calendar released on 7 December swapped the dates of the events in Bahrain and Fuji,[5] while ACO confirmed on 2 February that the final round would be hosted in Shanghai, with the date moved to 27 October.[6] All races were timed events. The 12 Hours of Sebring was a joint event with competitors from the American Le Mans Series sharing half of the race grid, but not scoring points in the World Championship.

Rnd Race Circuit Location Date
1 12 Hours of Sebring United States Sebring International Raceway Sebring, Florida, United States 17 March
2 6 Heures de Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Spa, Belgium 5 May
3 24 Heures du Mans France Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans, France 16–17 June
4 6 Hours of Silverstone United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit Silverstone, United Kingdom 26 August
5 6 Hours of São Paulo Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace São Paulo, Brazil 15 September
6 6 Hours of Bahrain Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit Sakhir, Bahrain 29 September
7 6 Hours of Fuji Japan Fuji Speedway Oyama, Japan 14 October
8 6 Hours of Shanghai China Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai, China 28 October

Entries[edit]

The World Endurance Championship received entries in four classes, including Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance — Professional (LMGTE Pro) and Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance — Amateur (LMGTE Am). The entry list for the 2012 season was released by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest on 2 February, and included nine LMP1 and LMP2 cars, five LMGTE Pro entries, and seven LMGTE Am cars, bringing the full grid up to thirty entrants.[7] Additional entries from full-season teams were also allowed over the course of the season, with a maximum of three cars per entrant.

LMP1[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Germany Audi Sport Team Joest[8] Audi R18 TDI[9]
Audi R18 ultra
Audi R18 e-tron quattro[7]
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6 (Diesel)
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6 (Diesel)
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6 (Hybrid Diesel)
M 1 Germany André Lotterer[7] All
France Benoît Tréluyer[10] All
Switzerland Marcel Fässler[10] All
2 United Kingdom Allan McNish[7] All
Denmark Tom Kristensen[10] All
Italy Dindo Capello[10] 1–3
Brazil Lucas di Grassi[11] 5
3 Germany Timo Bernhard[10] 1
Spain Marc Gené[12] 2–3
France Romain Dumas[10] 1–3
France Loïc Duval[13] 1–3
Japan Toyota Racing[14] Toyota TS030 Hybrid[15] Toyota 3.4 L V8 (Hybrid)[15] M 7 France Nicolas Lapierre[14] 3–8
Austria Alexander Wurz[14] 3–8
Japan Kazuki Nakajima[14] 3–4, 7
8 United Kingdom Anthony Davidson[16] 3
Switzerland Sébastien Buemi[16] 3
France Stéphane Sarrazin[17] 3
Switzerland Rebellion Racing[18] Lola B11/60
Lola B12/60[18]
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8[18]
M 12 Switzerland Neel Jani[18] All
France Nicolas Prost[18] All
Germany Nick Heidfeld[19] 1–3
13 Italy Andrea Belicchi[18] All
Switzerland Harold Primat[18] All
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen[20] 1, 3
China Congfu Cheng[21] 8
France OAK Racing OAK Pescarolo 01 Judd DB 3.4 L V8
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8[22]
D 15 Austria Dominik Kraihamer[23] 1–3, 7–8
Belgium Bertrand Baguette[24] 1–3, 7–8
France Guillaume Moreau[7] 1–2
France Franck Montagny[25] 3
Japan Takuma Sato[26] 7–8
France Pescarolo Team Pescarolo 01[27]
Pescarolo 03[7]
Judd GV5 S2 5.0 L V10
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
M 16 France Jean-Christophe Boullion[28] 1, 3
France Emmanuel Collard[28] 1, 3
France Julien Jousse[28] 1
United Kingdom Stuart Hall[29] 3
Dome S102.5[30] Judd DB 3.4 L V8 17 France Sébastien Bourdais[30] 2–3
France Nicolas Minassian[30] 2–3
Japan Seiji Ara[31] 3
United Kingdom Strakka Racing[32] HPD ARX-03a Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8 M 21 United Kingdom Jonny Kane[32] All
United Kingdom Nick Leventis[32] All
United Kingdom Danny Watts[32] All
United Kingdom JRM[33] HPD ARX-03a Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8 M 22 Australia David Brabham[34] All
India Karun Chandhok[34] All
United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck[34] All
Key
Full-season entry
* Eligible for all championship points
Additional entry
* Eligible only for Drivers' championship points
Third manufacturer entry
* Eligible for Drivers' championship points
* Only eligible for LMP1 Manufacturers' championship points at Le Mans

LMP2[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
France Signatech-Nissan[35] Oreca 03 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 23 France Olivier Lombard[35] All
France Franck Mailleux[35] All
France Jordan Tresson[35] All
26 France Pierre Ragues[30] 2–8
France Nelson Panciatici[30] 2–8
Russia Roman Rusinov[36] 2–8
France OAK Racing[37] Morgan LMP2 Judd HK 3.6 L V8
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
D 24 France Jacques Nicolet[7] All
France Olivier Pla[24] All
France Matthieu Lahaye[24] All
35 Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson[30] 2–4
Belgium Bas Leinders[38] 2–3
Belgium Maxime Martin[38] 3
Belgium Bertrand Baguette[39] 4–6
Austria Dominik Kraihamer[39] 4–6
United Kingdom Alex Brundle[40] 5–6
United Kingdom ADR-Delta[41] Oreca 03[41] Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 25 Thailand Tor Graves[41] All
Australia John Martin[41] All
United Kingdom Robbie Kerr[41] 1–2
Czech Republic Jan Charouz[42] 3–5
Japan Shinji Nakano[43] 7
Switzerland Mathias Beche[44] 8
United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East[45] Lola B12/80[45] Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 28 France Fabien Giroix[45] 1–3
France Maxime Jousse[46] 1–2
Sweden Stefan Johansson[47] 1–3
France Ludovic Badey[48] 3
29 Ivory Coast Frédéric Fatien[45] 1–2
Japan Keiko Ihara[49] All
Switzerland Jean-Denis Délétraz[50] All
France Marc Rostan[29] 3
France Fabien Giroix[51] 4–8
Germany Lotus[52] Lola B12/80[52] Lotus (Judd) 3.6 L V8 D 31 Germany Thomas Holzer[7] All
Germany Mirco Schultis[10] 1–5, 7–8
Italy Luca Moro[53] 1, 3, 5–6
Netherlands Renger van der Zande[54] 2
Netherlands Christijan Albers[55] 4
32 Italy Luca Moro[30] 2
United States Kevin Weeda[30] 2, 4–8
United Kingdom James Rossiter[56] 2, 4–8
Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi[39] 4–7
Czech Republic Jan Charouz[57] 8
United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport[58] Zytek Z11SN Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 41 Ecuador Elton Julian[58] All
Germany Christian Zugel[58] All
Mexico Ricardo González[58] 1–4, 6–8
Mexico Roberto González[59] 5
42 United Kingdom Alex Brundle[60] 3–4
United Kingdom Martin Brundle[60] 3–4
Spain Lucas Ordoñez[60] 3–4
United States Starworks Motorsport[61] HPD ARX-03b Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6 D 44 Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio[61] All
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel[61] 1–5, 7–8
France Stéphane Sarrazin[62] 1–2, 4–8
United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith[63] 3, 6
Argentina PeCom Racing[64] Oreca 03[65] Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 49 Germany Pierre Kaffer[65] All
Argentina Luís Pérez Companc[65] All
France Soheil Ayari[65] 1–4
France Nicolas Minassian[66] 5–8

LMGTE Pro[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Italy AF Corse[67] Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 M 51 Italy Gianmaria Bruni[67] 1–5, 7–8
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella[67] All
Finland Toni Vilander[68] 1, 3, 6
71 Italy Andrea Bertolini[67] All
Monaco Olivier Beretta[10] All
Italy Marco Cioci[69] 1, 3
France Luxury Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 M 59 France Frédéric Makowiecki[7] 1–3
Brazil Jaime Melo[70] 1–3
France Jean-Karl Vernay[70] 1
Germany Dominik Farnbacher[71] 3
Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton[72] Porsche 997 GT3-RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 77 Germany Marc Lieb[72] All
Austria Richard Lietz[72] All
France Patrick Pilet[73] 1
Germany Wolf Henzler[73] 3
United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 M 97 Germany Stefan Mücke[7] All
United Kingdom Darren Turner[10] All
Mexico Adrián Fernández[10] 1–4

LMGTE Am[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
France Larbre Compétition[74] Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Chevrolet 5.5 L V8 M 50 France Patrick Bornhauser[7] All
France Julien Canal[74] All
Portugal Pedro Lamy[10] 1, 3, 7–8
Brazil Fernando Rees[75] 2, 4–6
70 France Jean-Philippe Belloc[74] All
France Christophe Bourret[74] All
France Pascal Gibon[74] All
United Kingdom JWA-Avila Porsche 997 GT3-RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 P


M

55 Switzerland Joël Camathias[68] All
Finland Markus Palttala[10] 1–5
United States Bill Binnie[68] 1
United Kingdom Paul Daniels[30] 2–8
Denmark Benny Simonsen[76] 6
Japan Kenji Kobayashi[77] 7
United Kingdom Matt Bell[78] 8
United States Krohn Racing[79] Ferrari 458 Italia GT2[79] Ferrari F142 4.5L V8[79] D
M
57 Sweden Niclas Jönsson[79] All
United States Tracy Krohn[79] All
Italy Michele Rugolo[79] All
France Luxury Racing Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 M 58 Germany Pierre Ehret[7] 1–3
Germany Dominik Farnbacher[80] 1
France François Jakubowski[10] 1
United States Gunnar Jeannette[81] 2–3
United States Frankie Montecalvo[81] 2–3
Italy AF Corse-Waltrip[67]
Italy AF Corse
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari F142 4.5L V8 M 61 Portugal Rui Águas[67] 1–2, 6, 8
United States Robert Kauffman[67] 1–3, 6, 8
United States Michael Waltrip[67] 1
United States Brian Vickers[30] 2–3, 6
Italy Piergiuseppe Perrazini[39] 4
Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin[39] 4
Italy Marco Cioci[39] 4, 8
Brazil Francisco Longo[82] 5
Brazil Xandy Negrão[82] 5
Brazil Enrique Bernoldi[82] 5
81 Italy Piergiuseppe Perrazini[30] 2–3
Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin[30] 2–3
Italy Marco Cioci[30] 2
Italy Niki Cadei[83] 3
Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton[72] Porsche 997 GT3-RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 88 Germany Christian Ried[72] All
Italy Gianluca Roda[72] All
Italy Paolo Ruberti[73] All

Results and standings[edit]

Race results[edit]

The highest finishing competitor entered in the World Endurance Championship is listed below. Invitational entries may have finished ahead of WEC competitors in individual races.

Rnd. Circuit LMP1 Winners LMP2 Winners LMGTE Pro Winners LMGTE Am Winners Report
1 Sebring Germany No. 2 Audi Sport Team Joest United States No. 44 Starworks Motorsport Italy No. 71 AF Corse Germany No. 88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Report
United Kingdom Allan McNish
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Italy Rinaldo Capello
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
France Stéphane Sarrazin
Italy Andrea Bertolini
Italy Marco Cioci
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Germany Christian Ried
Italy Paolo Ruberti
Italy Gianluca Roda
2 Spa-Francorchamps Germany No. 3 Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom No. 25 ADR-Delta Germany No. 77 Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany No. 88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Report
France Romain Dumas
France Loïc Duval
Spain Marc Gené
Australia John Martin
United Kingdom Robbie Kerr
Thailand Tor Graves
Germany Marc Lieb
Austria Richard Lietz
Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
3 Le Mans Germany No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest United States No. 44 Starworks Motorsport Italy No. 51 AF Corse France No. 50 Larbre Compétition Report
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
France Benoît Tréluyer
Germany André Lotterer
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Finland Toni Vilander
France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Portugal Pedro Lamy
4 Silverstone Germany No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom No. 25 ADR-Delta Italy No. 51 AF Corse Italy No. 61 AF Corse-Waltrip Report
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
France Benoît Tréluyer
Germany André Lotterer
Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Thailand Tor Graves
Australia John Martin
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Italy Piergiuseppe Perazzini
Italy Marco Cioci
Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin
5 São Paulo Japan No. 7 Toyota Racing United States No. 44 Starworks Motorsport Italy No. 51 AF Corse Germany No. 88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Report
Austria Alexander Wurz
France Nicolas Lapierre
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
France Stéphane Sarrazin
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
6 Bahrain Germany No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest Argentina No. 49 Pecom Racing Italy No. 51 AF Corse Germany No. 88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Report
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
France Benoît Tréluyer
Germany André Lotterer
Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
France Nicolas Minassian
Germany Pierre Kaffer
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Finland Toni Vilander
Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
7 Fuji Japan No. 7 Toyota Racing United Kingdom No. 25 ADR-Delta Germany No. 77 Team Felbermayr-Proton France No. 50 Larbre Compétition Report
Austria Alexander Wurz
France Nicolas Lapierre
Japan Kazuki Nakajima
Thailand Tor Graves
Australia John Martin
Japan Shinji Nakano
Germany Marc Lieb
Austria Richard Lietz
France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Portugal Pedro Lamy
8 Shanghai Japan No. 7 Toyota Racing United Kingdom No. 25 ADR-Delta United Kingdom No.97 Aston Martin Racing France No. 50 Larbre Compétition Report
Austria Alexander Wurz
France Nicolas Lapierre
Thailand Tor Graves
Australia John Martin
Switzerland Mathias Beche
Germany Stefan Mücke
United Kingdom Darren Turner
France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Portugal Pedro Lamy

Championships[edit]

Entries were required to complete the timed race as well as to complete 70% of the overall winning car's race distance in order to earn championship points. A single bonus point was awarded to the team and all drivers of the pole position car in qualifying in each category. For the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the points allocation was doubled.

Points System[84]
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Other Classified
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 0.5

Drivers' World Championship[edit]

André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer and Marcel Fässler won the World Endurance Championship for Drivers

André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer and Marcel Fässler won the Drivers' World Championship at the 6 Hours of Shanghai. They had won three races including the 24 Hours of Le Mans driving the No.1 car of Audi Sport Team Joest.

Pos. Driver Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1= Germany André Lotterer Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 11 2 1 1 2 1 2 3 172.5
1= France Benoît Tréluyer Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 11 2 1 1 2 1 2 3 172.5
1= Switzerland Marcel Fässler Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 11 2 1 1 2 1 2 3 172.5
2= United Kingdom Allan McNish Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 1 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 159
2= Denmark Tom Kristensen Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 1 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 159
3= Austria Alexander Wurz Japan Toyota Racing Ret 2 1 Ret 1 1 96
3= France Nicolas Lapierre Japan Toyota Racing Ret 2 1 Ret 1 1 96
4= France Nicolas Prost Switzerland Rebellion Racing 17 4 3 6 4 4 4 Ret 86.5
4= Switzerland Neel Jani Switzerland Rebellion Racing 17 4 3 6 4 4 4 Ret 86.5
5 Italy Rinaldo Capello Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 1 3 2 77
6= France Romain Dumas Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 2 1 4 67
6= France Loïc Duval Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 2 1 4 67
7= United Kingdom Nick Leventis United Kingdom Strakka Racing 8 6 22 5 5 3 6 6 64
7= United Kingdom Jonny Kane United Kingdom Strakka Racing 8 6 22 5 5 3 6 6 64
7= United Kingdom Danny Watts United Kingdom Strakka Racing 8 6 22 5 5 3 6 6 64
8= Switzerland Harold Primat Switzerland Rebellion Racing 19 5 9 4 6 5 7 4 62.5
8= Italy Andrea Belicchi Switzerland Rebellion Racing 19 5 9 4 6 5 7 4 62.5
9 Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio United States Starworks Motorsport 3 29 6 9 7 8 9 8 53.5
10= United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck United Kingdom JRM 12 9 5 7 9 Ret 5 5 50.5
10= Australia David Brabham United Kingdom JRM 12 9 5 7 9 Ret 5 5 50.5
10= India Karun Chandhok United Kingdom JRM 12 9 5 7 9 Ret 5 5 50.5
11 Spain Marc Gené Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 1 4 49
12 United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel United States Starworks Motorsport 3 29 6 9 7 9 8 48.5
13 Japan Kazuki Nakajima Japan Toyota Racing Ret 2 1 44
14 Germany Nick Heidfeld Switzerland Rebellion Racing 17 4 3 42.5
15 France Stéphane Sarrazin United States Starworks Motorsport 3 29 9 7 8 9 8 37.5
Japan Toyota Racing Ret
16= Germany Pierre Kaffer Argentina Pecom Racing 6 20 7 11 8 6 11 10 34.5
16= Argentina Luís Pérez Companc Argentina Pecom Racing 6 20 7 11 8 6 11 10 34.5
17= Thailand Tor Graves United Kingdom ADR-Delta 9 7 11 8 12 20 8 7 26
17= Australia John Martin United Kingdom ADR-Delta 9 7 11 8 12 20 8 7 26
18 France Soheil Ayari Argentina Pecom Racing 6 20 7 11 21
19 United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United States Starworks Motorsport 6 8 21
20= France Olivier Pla France OAK Racing 4 13 Ret 13 10 11 10 9 18.5
20= France Jacques Nicolet France OAK Racing 4 13 Ret 13 10 11 10 9 18.5
21 Germany Timo Bernhard Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 2 18
22 Brazil Lucas Di Grassi Germany Audi Sport Team Joest 3 15
23 France Nicolas Minassian France Pescarolo Team 11 NC 14
Argentina Pecom Racing 8 6 11 10
24 China Congfu Cheng Switzerland Rebellion Racing 4 12
25= France Pierre Ragues France Signatech-Nissan 25 8 10 14 10 EX 13 11.5
25= France Nelson Panciatici France Signatech-Nissan 25 8 10 14 10 EX 13 11.5
25= Russia Roman Rusinov France Signatech-Nissan 25 8 10 14 10 EX 13 11.5
26= Ecuador Elton Julian United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport 7 12 10 17 11 12 14 15 11
26= Germany Christian Zugel United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport 7 12 10 17 11 12 14 15 11
27 Mexico Ricardo González United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport 7 12 10 17 12 14 15 10.5
28= France Emmanuel Collard France Pescarolo Team 5 Ret 10
28= France Jean-Christophe Boullion France Pescarolo Team 5 DNS 10
28= France Julien Jousse France Pescarolo Team 5 10
29 United Kingdom Robbie Kerr United Kingdom ADR-Delta 9 7 9
30= France Olivier Lombard France Signatech-Nissan Ret 28 14 Ret Ret 7 15 11 8.5
30= France Jordan Tresson France Signatech-Nissan Ret 28 14 Ret Ret 7 15 11 8.5
31 France Franck Mailleux France Signatech-Nissan Ret 28 14 Ret Ret 7 15 11 8
32 Czech Republic Jan Charouz United Kingdom ADR-Delta 11 8 12 7.5
Germany Lotus Ret
33= United Kingdom Darren Turner United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 18 Ret 17 19 17 14 19 16 7
33= Germany Stefan Mücke United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 18 Ret 17 19 17 14 19 16 7
34 France Matthieu Lahaye France OAK Racing 4 13 Ret 13 10 11 10 9 6.5
35 Switzerland Mathias Beche United Kingdom ADR-Delta 7 6
36 Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson France OAK Racing 8 12 14 5.5
37= Germany Marc Lieb Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 14 14 Ret 23 18 15 17 17 5.5
37= Austria Richard Lietz Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 14 14 Ret 23 18 15 17 17 5.5
38= Italy Paolo Ruberti Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 15 19 Ret 21 20 17 23 20 5.5
38= Italy Gianluca Roda Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 15 19 Ret 21 20 17 23 20 5.5
38= Germany Christian Ried Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 15 19 Ret 21 20 17 23 20 5.5
39 Belgium Bas Leinders France OAK Racing 8 12 5
40= France Jean-Philippe Belloc France Larbre Compétition 16 Ret 21 25 21 22 24 23 5
40= France Pascal Gibon France Larbre Compétition 16 21 25 21 22 24 23 5
Pos. Driver Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole position in each category

Notes
  • † — Drivers were classified, but did not score as they drove for less than the required minimum time during the race.

Manufacturers' World Championship[edit]

Audi won the World Endurance Championship for LMP1 Manufacturers with the R18

The FIA LMP1 Manufacturers' World Endurance Championship was open to full-season manufacturer entries participating in the LMP1 category. Points were only awarded to the highest scoring entry for that manufacturer for each event. Further, only the scores from six events counted towards the championship, Le Mans plus the five best race results over the season.[85] Audi secured the Manufacturers' World Championship at the 6 Hours of Silverstone following four consecutive victories in the first half of the championship.[86]

Pos. Manufacturer SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 Germany Audi 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 173 (209)
2 Japan Toyota Ret 2 1 Ret 1 1 96

Manufacturers' World Cup[edit]

Ferrari won the World Cup for LMGTE Manufacturers with the Ferrari 458 Italia

The LMGTE Manufacturers' World Cup was open to full-season manufacturer entries participating in either of the two LMGTE categories. Results in the LMGTE Pro and LMGTE Am categories weree combined for the World Cup.[84] Only the two best classified cars of the same manufacturer in an event scored points for the World Cup. Ferrari secured the Manufacturers' World Cup title at the 6 Hours of Bahrain following four consecutive victories.[87]

Pos. Manufacturer SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 Italy Ferrari 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 338
6 3 2 2 3 3 3 5
2 Germany Porsche 2 1 8 3 2 2 1 1 233
3 5 Ret 5 4 4 6 4
3 United States Chevrolet Corvette 4 6 3 6 5 7 4 3 143
5 Ret 6 EX EX 8 7 7

LMP1 Trophy[edit]

Rebellion Racing won the FIA Endurance Trophy for Private LMP1 Teams with their Lola B12/60s

The FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP1 Teams was open to full-season privateer LMP1 entries not designated as manufacturers.[84] Only the best classified car of a team at each event scored points for the Trophy. Rebellion Racing secured the LMP1 Trophy at the 6 Hours of Fuji, winning five of the first seven races in the season including five races with both team cars on the privateer podium.

Pos. Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 Switzerland Rebellion Racing 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 205
2 United Kingdom Strakka Racing 2 3 4 2 2 1 3 3 148
3 United Kingdom JRM 3 4 2 4 4 Ret 2 2 123
4 France OAK Racing 6 Ret Ret 5 4 30
5 France Pescarolo Team 1 Ret 25

LMP2 Trophy[edit]

Starworks Motorsport won the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Teams with their HPD ARX-03b Honda

Starworks Motorsport earned the LMP2 Trophy at the 6 Hours of Fuji, winning three races and earning four class pole positions.

Pos. Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 United States Starworks Motorsport 1 8 1 2 1 3 2 2 177
2 United Kingdom ADR-Delta 5 1 4 1 5 6 1 1 154
3 Argentina PeCom Racing 3 6 2 3 2 1 4 4 141
4 France OAK Racing 2 4 Ret 4 3 4 3 3 100
5 United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport 4 3 3 7 4 5 6 7 99
6 France Signatech-Nissan Ret 7 5 Ret Ret 2 7 5 60
7 United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East 7 2 Ret 5 7 Ret 5 Ret 44
8 Germany Lotus 6 Ret Ret 6 6 Ret Ret 6 32

LMGTE Pro Trophy[edit]

AF Corse won the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE PRO Teams with their Ferrari 458 Italias

The LMGTE Pro Trophy was won by AF Corse, who secured the championship at the 6 Hours of Bahrain. The team had finished every race of the season in either first or second place with either of their two Ferraris.

Pos. Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 Italy AF Corse 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 201
2 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 Ret 3 2 2 2 3 1 142
3 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 2 1 Ret 3 3 3 1 2 133
4 France Luxury Racing Ret 3 2 53

LMGTE Am Trophy[edit]

Larbre Compétition won the FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE AM Teams with their Chevrolet Corvettes

Larbre Compétition won the LMGTE Am Trophy at the 6 Hours of Shanghai, winning three races with either of their two Chevrolet Corvettes.

Pos. Team SEB
United States
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
SIL
United Kingdom
SÃO
Brazil
BHR
Bahrain
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
Total
points
1 France Larbre Compétition 2 2 1 4 2 4 1 1 179
2 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton 1 1 Ret 2 1 1 3 2 153
3 United States Krohn Racing 5 5 2 3 Ret 3 2 3 119
4 Italy AF Corse-Waltrip 4 DNS 4 1 3 2 4 108
5 United Kingdom JWA-Avila 6 4 5 5 4 6 5 6 88
6 France Luxury Racing DNS 3 Ret 18

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