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1989 Le Mans 24 Hours

1989 Le Mans 24 Hours is 57th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Jean-Louis Schlesser, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Alain Cudini won the pole position, Jochen Mass, Manuel Reuter, Stanley Dickens won this race. Mauro Baldi, Kenny Acheson and Bob Wollek, Hans-Joachim Stuck also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 390 laps (5,265 km).

Previous race: 1988 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1990 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 11th June 1989

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D) team
1st victory for the Jochen Mass
1st victory for the Manuel Reuter
1st victory for the Stanley Dickens
2nd podium for the Jochen Mass
1st podium for the Manuel Reuter
2nd podium for the Stanley Dickens
1st podium for the Mauro Baldi
1st podium for the Kenny Acheson
2nd podium for the Bob Wollek
5th podium for the Hans-Joachim Stuck

1989 Le Mans 24 Hours

1989 Le Mans 24 Hours

Sauber C9 /88 - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Sauber C9 /88 #63 - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: C1)

Mazda 767 B - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Mazda 767 B #201 - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: IMSA)

Cougar C20B - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Cougar C20B #113 - 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: C2)

1989 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Jochen Mass, Manuel Reuter, Stanley Dickens Sauber C9 /88, #63 5265.115 kms 390 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D) C1 1
2 Mauro Baldi, Kenny Acheson Sauber C9 /88, #61 5197.440 kms 385 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D) C1 2
3 Bob Wollek, Hans-Joachim Stuck Porsche 962 C, #9 5170.370 kms 383 Joest Racing C1 3
4 Jan Lammers, Patrick Tambay, Andrew Gilbert-Scott Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #1 5143.330 kms 381 Silk Cut Jaguar C1 4
5 Jean-Louis Schlesser, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Alain Cudini Sauber C9 /88, #62 5116.230 kms 379 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D) C1 5
6 Henri Pescarolo, Jean-Louis Ricci, Claude Ballot-Lena Porsche 962 C, #8 5021.485 kms 372 Joest Racing C1 6
7 Pierre Dieudonne, Chris Hodgetts Mazda 767 B, #201 4980.880 kms 369 Mazdaspeed IMSA 1
8 Alain Ferte, Eliseo Salazar, Michel Ferte Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #4 4980.880 kms 369 Silk Cut Jaguar C1 7
9 Takashi Yorino, Herve Regout, Elliot Forbes-Robinson Mazda 767 B, #202 4940.275 kms 366 Mazdaspeed IMSA 2
10 Uwe Schäfer, Harald Huysman, Dominique Lacaud Porsche 962 C, #16 4785.885 kms 352 Brun Motorsport C1 8
11 Costas Los, Brian Redman, Michael Roe Aston Martin AMR1, #18 4635.900 kms 340 Aston Martin C1 9
12 Yojiro Terada, Marc Duez, Volker Weidler Mazda 767, #203 4588.365 kms 340 Mazdaspeed IMSA 3
13 Vern Schuppan, Eje Elgh, Gary Brabham Porsche 962 C, #55 4344.735 kms 322 Team Schuppan C1 10
14 Jean-Claude Andruet, Philippe Farjon, Syunji Kasuya Cougar C20B, #113 4222.920 kms 313 Courage Competition C2 1
15 Tim Lee-Davey, Tom Dodd-Noble, Katsunori Iketani Porsche 962 C, #20 4168.780 kms 309 Team Davey C1 11
16 Robbie Stirling, Ross Hyett, Don Shead Spice SE88C, #171 4155.245 kms 307 Team Mako C2 2
17 Dudley Wood, Philippe de Henning, Evan Clements Spice SE87C, #108 4101.105 kms 304 GP Motorsport C2 3
18 Jean Messaoudi, Pierre-François Rousselot, Thierry Lecerf Argo JM19 C, #126 4019.895 kms 298 France Prototeam C2 4
19 Jean-Philippe Grand, Remy Pochauvin, Jean-Luc Roy Spice SE89C, #104 3938.685 kms 292 Graff Racing C2 5
DNF Derek Bell, James Weaver, Tiff Needell Porsche 962 C GTi, #14 Fire 339 Richard Lloyd Racing C1 12
DNF Kunimitsu Takahashi, Giovanni Lavaggi, Bruno Giacomelli Porsche 962 CK6, #10 Fire 303 Porsche Kremer Racing C1 13
DNF Geoff Brabham, Chip Robinson, Arie Luyendyk Nissan R89C, #25 Oil loss 250 Nissan Motorsport C1 14
DNF Luigi Taverna, Nick Adams, Fermin Velez Spice SE89C, #101 Valves 244 Chamberlain Engineering C2 6
DNF Walter Brun, Jésus Pareja Porsche 962 C, #17 Engine 242 Brun Motorsport C1 15
DNF Ray Bellm, Lyn St James, Gordon Spice Spice SE89C, #21 Engine 229 Spice Engineering C1 16
DNF Steven Andskar, David Hobbs, Damon Hill Porsche 962 C GTi, #15 Engine 228 Richard Lloyd Racing C1 17
DNF Takao Wada, Akio Morimoto, Anders Olofsson March 88S, #32 Head gasket 221 Courage Competition C1 18
DNF John Nielsen, Andy Wallace, Price Cobb Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #2 Head gasket 215 Silk Cut Jaguar C1 19
DNF Stefano Sebastiani, Vito Veninata, Robin Smith Tiga GC288, #106 Electrics 194 Porto Kaleo Team C2 7
DNF Jacques Alméras, Jean-Marie Alméras, Alain Ianetta Porsche 962 C, #34 Accident 188 Equipe Alméras Freres C1 20
DNF Patrick Gonin, Bernard De Dryver, Bernard Santal Cougar C22LM, #12 Electronics 168 Courage Competition C1 21
DNF Masahiro Hasemi, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Toshio Suzuki Nissan R89C, #23 Engine 167 Nissan Motorsport C1 22
DNF David Sears, Ray Mallock Aston Martin AMR1, #19 Electrics 153 Aston Martin C1 23
DNF Wayne Taylor, Thorkild Thyrring, Tim Harvey Spice SE89C, #22 Valves 150 Spice Engineering C1 24
DNF Bernard Thuner, Pierre de Thoisy, Raymond Touroul Spice SE88C, #103 Chassis 133 France Prototeam C2 8
DNF Max Cohen-Olivar, John Sheldon, Robin Donovan Tiga GC289, #107 Drive shaft 126 Tiga Race Team C2 9
DNF Frank Jelinski, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, John Winter Porsche 962 C, #7 Water leak 124 Joest Racing C1 25
DNF Pascal Fabre, Jean-Louis Bousquet, Jiro Yoneyama Cougar C22LM, #13 Engine 110 Courage Competition C1 26
DNF Pascal Pessiot, Jean-Daniel Raulet, Philippe Gache WM P489, #52 Fire 110 WM Secateva C1 27
DNF John Hotchkis, Jr., John Hotchkis, Richard Jones Spice SE86C, #102 Oil leak 86 Chamberlain Engineering C2 10
DNF Davy Jones, Derek Daly, Jeff Kline Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #3 Engine 85 Silk Cut Jaguar C1 28
DNF Franz Konrad, Rudi Seher, Andres Vilarino Porsche 962 C, #27 Turbocharger 81 Brun Motorsport C1 29
DNF Harald Grohs, Akihiko Nakaya, Sarel van der Merwe Porsche 962 C, #5 Gearbox, alternator 78 Brun Motorsport C1 30
DNF Alain Serpaggi, Yves Hervalet, Louis Descartes ALD C289, #177 Pierced radiator 75 Automobiles Louis Descartes C2 11
DNF Will Hoy, Jean Alesi, Dominic Dobson Porsche 962 C, #33 Fire 69 Team Schuppan C1 31
DNF Jürgen Lässig, Pierre Yver, Paul Belmondo Porsche 962 C, #72 Accident 61 Obermaier Racing/Primagaz C1 32
DNF Geoff Lees, Johnny Dumfries, John Watson Toyota 89C-V, #37 Accident 58 Toyota Team Tom's C1 33
DNF Pierre-Alain Lombardi, Bruno Sotty, Fabio Magnani Spice SE86C, #151 Puncture damage 58 Pierre-Alain Lombardi C2 12
DNF Roland Ratzenberger, Walter Lechner, Maurizio Sandro Sala Porsche 962 C, #6 Puncture damage 50 Brun Motorsport C1 34
DNF Hitoshi Ogawa, Paolo Barilla, Ross Cheever Toyota 89C-V, #36 Engine 45 Toyota Team Tom's C1 35
DNF George Fouché, Hideki Okada, Masanori Sekiya Porsche 962 CK6, #11 Accident 42 Porsche Kremer Racing C1 36
DNF Jean-Claude Justice, Noël del Bello, Jean-Claude Ferrarin Tiga GC289, #105 Engine 36 Porto Kaleo/Noel del Bello C2 13
DNF Kaoru Hoshino, Didier Artzet, Keiichi Suzuki Toyota 88C, #38 Accident damage 20 Toyota Team Tom's C1 37
DNF Lawrence Bristow, Ian Harrower, Colin Pool ADA 02B, #175 Electrics 14 ADA Engineering C2 14
DNF Julian Bailey, Mark Blundell, Martin Donnelly Nissan R89C, #24 Accident damage => suspension 5 Nissan Motorsport C1 38
DNS Michel Maisonneuve, Roger Dorchy WM P489, #51 Fire in practice 0 WM Secateva C1 39
DNQ Didier Bonnet, Gérard Tremblay, Gérard Cuynet ALD 05, #178 Did not qualify 0 Didier Bonnet C2 15
DNQ Almo Coppelli, Franco Scapini Lancia LC2 /89, #29 Did not qualify 0 Mussato Action Car C1 40
DNQ Thierry Serfaty, Sylvain Boulay ALD 04, #176 Did not qualify 0 Louis Descartes C2 16
DNQ Jean-Luc Colin, François Cardon ALD 06, #179 Did not qualify 0 Didier Bonnet C2 17

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jean-Louis Schlesser, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Alain Cudini Sauber C9 /88, #62 3:15.040 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D)
2 Mauro Baldi, Kenny Acheson Sauber C9 /88, #61 3:15.670 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D)
3 Jan Lammers, Patrick Tambay, Andrew Gilbert-Scott Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #1 3:18.350 Silk Cut Jaguar
4 Davy Jones, Derek Daly, Jeff Kline Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #3 3:19.480 Silk Cut Jaguar
5 Bob Wollek, Hans-Joachim Stuck Porsche 962 C, #9 3:19.800 Joest Racing
6 Alain Ferte, Eliseo Salazar, Michel Ferte Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #4 3:20.190 Silk Cut Jaguar
7 Walter Brun, Jésus Pareja Porsche 962 C, #17 3:20.260 Brun Motorsport
8 John Nielsen, Andy Wallace, Price Cobb Jaguar XJR-9 LM, #2 3:20.650 Silk Cut Jaguar
9 Harald Grohs, Akihiko Nakaya, Sarel van der Merwe Porsche 962 C, #5 3:21.510 Brun Motorsport
10 George Fouché, Hideki Okada, Masanori Sekiya Porsche 962 CK6, #11 3:22.700 Porsche Kremer Racing
11 Jochen Mass, Manuel Reuter, Stanley Dickens Sauber C9 /88, #63 3:22.860 Team Sauber Mercedes (CH/D)
12 Julian Bailey, Mark Blundell, Martin Donnelly Nissan R89C, #24 3:24.090 Nissan Motorsport
13 Frank Jelinski, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, John Winter Porsche 962 C, #7 3:24.770 Joest Racing
14 Kunimitsu Takahashi, Giovanni Lavaggi, Bruno Giacomelli Porsche 962 CK6, #10 3:24.920 Porsche Kremer Racing
15 Geoff Brabham, Chip Robinson, Arie Luyendyk Nissan R89C, #25 3:25.380 Nissan Motorsport
16 Takashi Yorino, Herve Regout, Elliot Forbes-Robinson Mazda 767 B, #202 3:25.450 Mazdaspeed
17 Geoff Lees, Johnny Dumfries, John Watson Toyota 89C-V, #37 3:25.600 Toyota Team Tom's
18 Vern Schuppan, Eje Elgh, Gary Brabham Porsche 962 C, #55 3:26.890 Team Schuppan
19 Masahiro Hasemi, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Toshio Suzuki Nissan R89C, #23 3:26.950 Nissan Motorsport
20 Roland Ratzenberger, Walter Lechner, Maurizio Sandro Sala Porsche 962 C, #6 3:27.070 Brun Motorsport
21 Derek Bell, James Weaver, Tiff Needell Porsche 962 C GTi, #14 3:27.750 Richard Lloyd Racing
22 Will Hoy, Jean Alesi, Dominic Dobson Porsche 962 C, #33 3:27.790 Team Schuppan
23 Steven Andskar, David Hobbs, Damon Hill Porsche 962 C GTi, #15 3:27.970 Richard Lloyd Racing
24 Hitoshi Ogawa, Paolo Barilla, Ross Cheever Toyota 89C-V, #36 3:28.320 Toyota Team Tom's
25 Kaoru Hoshino, Didier Artzet, Keiichi Suzuki Toyota 88C, #38 3:28.640 Toyota Team Tom's
26 Franz Konrad, Rudi Seher, Andres Vilarino Porsche 962 C, #27 3:29.410 Brun Motorsport
27 Uwe Schäfer, Harald Huysman, Dominique Lacaud Porsche 962 C, #16 3:29.900 Brun Motorsport
28 Pierre Dieudonne, Chris Hodgetts Mazda 767 B, #201 3:31.380 Mazdaspeed
29 Pascal Fabre, Jean-Louis Bousquet, Jiro Yoneyama Cougar C22LM, #13 3:31.490 Courage Competition
30 Jürgen Lässig, Pierre Yver, Paul Belmondo Porsche 962 C, #72 3:32.000 Obermaier Racing/Primagaz
31 Ray Bellm, Lyn St James, Gordon Spice Spice SE89C, #21 3:32.540 Spice Engineering
32 Costas Los, Brian Redman, Michael Roe Aston Martin AMR1, #18 3:34.080 Aston Martin
33 Henri Pescarolo, Jean-Louis Ricci, Claude Ballot-Lena Porsche 962 C, #8 3:35.420 Joest Racing
34 Yojiro Terada, Marc Duez, Volker Weidler Mazda 767, #203 3:36.690 Mazdaspeed
35 Jacques Alméras, Jean-Marie Alméras, Alain Ianetta Porsche 962 C, #34 3:36.910 Equipe Alméras Freres
36 Wayne Taylor, Thorkild Thyrring, Tim Harvey Spice SE89C, #22 3:38.470 Spice Engineering
37 Jean-Philippe Grand, Remy Pochauvin, Jean-Luc Roy Spice SE89C, #104 3:38.700 Graff Racing
38 Patrick Gonin, Bernard De Dryver, Bernard Santal Cougar C22LM, #12 3:38.740 Courage Competition
39 Takao Wada, Akio Morimoto, Anders Olofsson March 88S, #32 3:39.910 Courage Competition
40 David Sears, Ray Mallock Aston Martin AMR1, #19 3:40.110 Aston Martin
41 Luigi Taverna, Nick Adams, Fermin Velez Spice SE89C, #101 3:41.040 Chamberlain Engineering
42 Pierre-Alain Lombardi, Bruno Sotty, Fabio Magnani Spice SE86C, #151 3:41.940 Pierre-Alain Lombardi
43 Tim Lee-Davey, Tom Dodd-Noble, Katsunori Iketani Porsche 962 C, #20 3:42.310 Team Davey
44 Pascal Pessiot, Jean-Daniel Raulet, Philippe Gache WM P489, #52 3:44.000 WM Secateva
45 Bernard Thuner, Pierre de Thoisy, Raymond Touroul Spice SE88C, #103 3:44.440 France Prototeam
46 John Hotchkis, Jr., John Hotchkis, Richard Jones Spice SE86C, #102 3:44.990 Chamberlain Engineering
47 Robbie Stirling, Ross Hyett, Don Shead Spice SE88C, #171 3:45.450 Team Mako
48 Jean-Claude Andruet, Philippe Farjon, Syunji Kasuya Cougar C20B, #113 3:45.860 Courage Competition
49 Dudley Wood, Philippe de Henning, Evan Clements Spice SE87C, #108 3:46.230 GP Motorsport
50 Max Cohen-Olivar, John Sheldon, Robin Donovan Tiga GC289, #107 3:47.030 Tiga Race Team
51 Stefano Sebastiani, Vito Veninata, Robin Smith Tiga GC288, #106 3:48.270 Porto Kaleo Team
52 Lawrence Bristow, Ian Harrower, Colin Pool ADA 02B, #175 3:48.800 ADA Engineering
53 Jean Messaoudi, Pierre-François Rousselot, Thierry Lecerf Argo JM19 C, #126 3:50.370 France Prototeam
54 Jean-Claude Justice, Noël del Bello, Jean-Claude Ferrarin Tiga GC289, #105 3:50.820 Porto Kaleo/Noel del Bello
55 Alain Serpaggi, Yves Hervalet, Louis Descartes ALD C289, #177 3:55.360 Automobiles Louis Descartes
56 Didier Bonnet, Gérard Tremblay, Gérard Cuynet ALD 05, #178 3:58.490 Didier Bonnet
57 Almo Coppelli, Franco Scapini Lancia LC2 /89, #29 3:59.460 Mussato Action Car
58 Thierry Serfaty, Sylvain Boulay ALD 04, #176 4:03.840 Louis Descartes
59 Jean-Luc Colin, François Cardon ALD 06, #179 4:25.350 Didier Bonnet
0 Michel Maisonneuve, Roger Dorchy WM P489, #51 WM Secateva

List of all cars for the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

ALD 06

BMW

ALD 04

BMW

ALD 05

BMW

Toyota 88C

Toyota

WM P489

Peugeot

Cougar C22LM

Porsche

March 88S

Nissan

Mazda 767

Mazda

Aston Martin AMR1

Aston Martin

Sauber C9 /88

Mercedes

ALD C289

Ford

Cougar C20B

Porsche

ADA 02B

Ford

Nissan R89C

Nissan