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1991 Le Mans 24 Hours

1991 Le Mans 24 Hours is 59th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Philippe Alliot, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Mauro Baldi won the pole position, Volker Weidler, Johnny Herbert, Bertrand Gachot won this race. Davy Jones, Raul Boesel, Michel Ferte and Teo Fabi, Bob Wollek, Kenny Acheson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 363 laps (4,923 km).

Previous race: 1990 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 1992 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 23rd June 1991

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours

1st victory for the Mazdaspeed team
1st victory for the Volker Weidler
1st victory for the Johnny Herbert
1st victory for the Bertrand Gachot
1st podium for the Volker Weidler
1st podium for the Johnny Herbert
1st podium for the Bertrand Gachot
1st podium for the Davy Jones
1st podium for the Raul Boesel
1st podium for the Michel Ferte
1st podium for the Teo Fabi
3rd podium for the Bob Wollek
2nd podium for the Kenny Acheson

1991 Le Mans 24 Hours

1991 Le Mans 24 Hours

Mazda 787B - 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Mazda 787B #55 - 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: Cat.2)

Spice SE90C - 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Spice SE90C #41 - 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: Cat.1)

1991 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Volker Weidler, Johnny Herbert, Bertrand Gachot Mazda 787B, #55 4922.810 kms 363 Mazdaspeed Cat.2 1
2 Davy Jones, Raul Boesel, Michel Ferte Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #35 4986.000 kms 361 Silk Cut Jaguar Cat.2 2
3 Teo Fabi, Bob Wollek, Kenny Acheson Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #34 4868.800 kms 359 Silk Cut Jaguar Cat.2 3
4 Derek Warwick, John Nielsen, Andy Wallace Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #33 4841.600 kms 357 Silk Cut Jaguar Cat.2 4
5 Karl Wendlinger, Michael Schumacher, Fritz Kreutzpointner Mercedes-Benz C11, #31 4828.000 kms 356 Team Sauber-Mercedes Cat.2 5
6 David Kennedy, Stefan Johansson, Maurizio Sandro Sala Mazda 787B, #18 4828.000 kms 356 Mazdaspeed Cat.2 6
7 Hans-Joachim Stuck, Frank Jelinski, Derek Bell Porsche 962 C, #58 4732.8 348 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche) Cat.2 7
8 Pierre Dieudonne, Yojiro Terada Mazda 787, #56 4719.2 347 Mazdaspeed Cat.2 8
9 Manuel Reuter, Harri Toivonen, Jj Lehto Porsche 962 CK6, #11 4678.4 344 Porsche Kremer Racing Cat.2 9
10 Walter Brun, Jésus Pareja Porsche 962 C, #17 4610.4 339 Repsol Brun Motorsport Cat.2 10
11 Lionel Robert, François Migault, Jean-Daniel Raulet Cougar C26S, #12 4515.2 332 Courage Competition Cat.2 11
12 Naoki Nagasaka, Hisashi Yokoshima, Kiyoshi Misaki Spice SE90C, #41 4447.2 327 Euro Racing (Team Fedco) Cat.1 1
DNF Jean-Louis Schlesser, Jochen Mass, Alain Ferte Mercedes-Benz C11, #1 Engine 319 Team Sauber-Mercedes Cat.2 14
DNC James Weaver, Hurley Haywood, Wayne Taylor Porsche 962 C, #53 Not classified 317 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Schuppan) Cat.2 12
DNF George Fouché, Steven Andskar Porsche 962 C, #49 Gearbox 316 Courage Compétition (Trust Racing) Cat.2 15
DNF Michel Trolle, Marco Brand, Claude Bourbonnais Cougar C26S, #47 DNF 293 Courage Competition Cat.2 16
DNC Jean-Louis Ricci, Olindo Iacobelli, Richard Piper Spice SE89C, #43 Not classified 281 Euro Racing (PC Automotive) Cat.1 2
DNF Jürgen Lässig, Otto Altenbach, Pierre Yver Porsche 962 C, #51 Suspension 232 Team Salamin Primagaz (Obermaier Racing) (CH/D) Cat.2 17
DNF Jonathan Palmer, Stanley Dickens, Kurt Thiim Mercedes-Benz C11, #32 Engine 223 Team Sauber-Mercedes Cat.2 18
DNF Roland Ratzenberger, Will Hoy Porsche 962 C, #52 Head gasket 202 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Schuppan) Cat.2 19
DNF Bernd Schneider, Henri Pescarolo, John Winter Porsche 962 C, #57 Overheating 197 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche) Cat.2 20
DNF David Leslie, Mauro Martini, Jeff Krosnoff Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #36 Input shaft 183 TWR Suntec Jaguar Cat.2 21
DNF Michel Maisonneuve, Xavier Lapeyre, Jean-Philippe Grand Spice SE89C, #39 Engine 163 Louis Descartes (Graff Racing) Cat.1 3
DNF Harald Huysman, Bernard Santal, Robbie Stirling Porsche 962 C, #16 Head gasket 138 Repsol Brun Motorsport Cat.2 22
DNF Nick Adams, Richard Jones, Robin Donovan Spice SE89C, #45 Electrics 128 Euro Racing (Chamberlain Engineering) Cat.1 4
DNC Almo Coppelli, Luigi Giorgio Lancia LC2 SP91, #15 Not classified 111 Veneto Equipe Cat.2 13
DNF Antoine Salamin, Max Cohen-Olivar, Marcel Tarres Porsche 962 C, #14 Overheating 101 Team Salamin Primagaz Cat.2 23
DNF Franz Konrad, Pierre-Alain Lombardi, Anthony Reid Porsche 962 C, #21 Engine 98 Konrad Motorsport Cat.2 24
DNF Jacques Alméras, Pierre de Thoisy, Jean-Marie Alméras Porsche 962 C, #50 Accident 86 Courage Compétition (Almeras Frères) Cat.2 25
DNF John Sheldon, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Charles Rickett Spice SE89C, #44 Electrics 85 Euro Racing (Chamberlain Engineering) Cat.1 5
DNF Charles Zwolsman, Tim Harvey Spice SE90C, #8 Engine 72 Euro Racing Cat.1 6
DNF Keke Rosberg, Yannick Dalmas, Pierre-Henri Raphanel Peugeot 905, #6 Shift linkage 68 Peugeot-Talbot Sport Cat.1 7
DNF Desiré Wilson, Lyn St James, Cathy Muller Spice SE90C, #40 Accident 47 Euro Racing (A.O. Racing) Cat.1 8
DNF Johnny Dumfries, Anders Olofsson, Thomas Danielsson Cougar C26S, #13 Engine 45 Courage Competition Cat.2 26
DNF Pascal Fabre, Bernard Thuner ROC 002, #37 Drive shaft 38 Louis Descartes (Racing Organisation Course) Cat.1 9
DNF Philippe Alliot, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Mauro Baldi Peugeot 905, #5 Engine 22 Peugeot-Talbot Sport Cat.1 10
DNF Tiff Needell, Tomas Lopez, Gregor Foitek Porsche 962 CK6, #46 Accident 18 Porsche Kremer Racing Cat.2 27
DNF Patrick Gonin, Philippe de Henning, Luigi Taverna ALD C91, #7 Gearbox 16 Louis Descartes Cat.1 11
DNS Andy Wallace Jaguar XJR-14 LM, #4 Withdrawn 0 Silk Cut Jaguar Cat.1 12
DNS Jürgen Barth Porsche 962 C, #59 Withdrawn 0 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche) Cat.2 28
DNQ Chris Hodgetts, Andrew Hepworth, Thierry Lecerf Cougar C26S, #48 DQ: underweight 0 Courage Competition Cat.2 29
DNQ Katsunori Iketani, Mercedes Stermitz Porsche 962 C, #54 Did not qualify 0 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Davey) Cat.2 30
DNQ Justin Bell Spice SE88P, #42 Did not qualify 0 Euro Racing (Classic/TFR) Cat.2 31
DNQ Fritz Kreutzpointner Mercedes-Benz C291, #2 Withdrawn 0 Team Sauber-Mercedes Cat.1 13

Qualifying Results for the 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Philippe Alliot, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Mauro Baldi Peugeot 905, #5 3:35.058 Peugeot-Talbot Sport
2 Keke Rosberg, Yannick Dalmas, Pierre-Henri Raphanel Peugeot 905, #6 3:38.886 Peugeot-Talbot Sport
3 Charles Zwolsman, Tim Harvey Spice SE90C, #8 3:45.740 Euro Racing
4 Naoki Nagasaka, Hisashi Yokoshima, Kiyoshi Misaki Spice SE90C, #41 3:53.833 Euro Racing (Team Fedco)
5 Pascal Fabre, Bernard Thuner ROC 002, #37 3:55.446 Louis Descartes (Racing Organisation Course)
6 Michel Maisonneuve, Xavier Lapeyre, Jean-Philippe Grand Spice SE89C, #39 3:57.298 Louis Descartes (Graff Racing)
7 Patrick Gonin, Philippe de Henning, Luigi Taverna ALD C91, #7 3:59.343 Louis Descartes
8 Jean-Louis Ricci, Olindo Iacobelli, Richard Piper Spice SE89C, #43 4:02.519 Euro Racing (PC Automotive)
9 Nick Adams, Richard Jones, Robin Donovan Spice SE89C, #45 4:06.578 Euro Racing (Chamberlain Engineering)
10 John Sheldon, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Charles Rickett Spice SE89C, #44 4:10.607 Euro Racing (Chamberlain Engineering)
11 Jean-Louis Schlesser, Jochen Mass, Alain Ferte Mercedes-Benz C11, #1 3:31.270 Team Sauber-Mercedes
12 Karl Wendlinger, Michael Schumacher, Fritz Kreutzpointner Mercedes-Benz C11, #31 3:35.265 Team Sauber-Mercedes
13 Jonathan Palmer, Stanley Dickens, Kurt Thiim Mercedes-Benz C11, #32 3:35.957 Team Sauber-Mercedes
14 Walter Brun, Jésus Pareja Porsche 962 C, #17 3:36.114 Repsol Brun Motorsport
15 Manuel Reuter, Harri Toivonen, Jj Lehto Porsche 962 CK6, #11 3:36.848 Porsche Kremer Racing
16 Hans-Joachim Stuck, Frank Jelinski, Derek Bell Porsche 962 C, #58 3:40.526 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche)
17 Bernd Schneider, Henri Pescarolo, John Winter Porsche 962 C, #57 3:40.548 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche)
18 Davy Jones, Raul Boesel, Michel Ferte Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #35 3:43.496 Silk Cut Jaguar
19 Volker Weidler, Johnny Herbert, Bertrand Gachot Mazda 787B, #55 3:43.503 Mazdaspeed
20 Lionel Robert, François Migault, Jean-Daniel Raulet Cougar C26S, #12 3:44.315 Courage Competition
21 Franz Konrad, Pierre-Alain Lombardi, Anthony Reid Porsche 962 C, #21 3:45.214 Konrad Motorsport
22 George Fouché, Steven Andskar Porsche 962 C, #49 3:46.181 Courage Compétition (Trust Racing)
23 David Kennedy, Stefan Johansson, Maurizio Sandro Sala Mazda 787B, #18 3:46.641 Mazdaspeed
24 Derek Warwick, John Nielsen, Andy Wallace Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #33 3:47.875 Silk Cut Jaguar
25 Tiff Needell, Tomas Lopez, Gregor Foitek Porsche 962 CK6, #46 3:48.519 Porsche Kremer Racing
26 Johnny Dumfries, Anders Olofsson, Thomas Danielsson Cougar C26S, #13 3:48.664 Courage Competition
27 Teo Fabi, Bob Wollek, Kenny Acheson Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #34 3:49.748 Silk Cut Jaguar
28 David Leslie, Mauro Martini, Jeff Krosnoff Jaguar XJR-12 LM, #36 3:49.867 TWR Suntec Jaguar
29 Harald Huysman, Bernard Santal, Robbie Stirling Porsche 962 C, #16 3:50.098 Repsol Brun Motorsport
30 Pierre Dieudonne, Yojiro Terada Mazda 787, #56 3:50.161 Mazdaspeed
31 Jürgen Lässig, Otto Altenbach, Pierre Yver Porsche 962 C, #51 3:52.822 Team Salamin Primagaz (Obermaier Racing) (CH/D)
32 Michel Trolle, Marco Brand, Claude Bourbonnais Cougar C26S, #47 3:54.480 Courage Competition
33 James Weaver, Hurley Haywood, Wayne Taylor Porsche 962 C, #53 3:55.706 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Schuppan)
34 Jacques Alméras, Pierre de Thoisy, Jean-Marie Alméras Porsche 962 C, #50 3:56.790 Courage Compétition (Almeras Frères)
35 Almo Coppelli, Luigi Giorgio Lancia LC2 SP91, #15 3:57.132 Veneto Equipe
36 Antoine Salamin, Max Cohen-Olivar, Marcel Tarres Porsche 962 C, #14 3:59.674 Team Salamin Primagaz
37 Roland Ratzenberger, Will Hoy Porsche 962 C, #52 4:01.761 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Schuppan)
38 Desiré Wilson, Lyn St James, Cathy Muller Spice SE90C, #40 4:11.781 Euro Racing (A.O. Racing)
0 Andy Wallace Jaguar XJR-14 LM, #4 Silk Cut Jaguar
0 Jürgen Barth Porsche 962 C, #59 Konrad Motorsport (Joest Porsche)
0 Chris Hodgetts, Andrew Hepworth, Thierry Lecerf Cougar C26S, #48 Courage Competition
0 Katsunori Iketani, Mercedes Stermitz Porsche 962 C, #54 Team Salamin Primagaz (Team Davey)
0 Justin Bell Spice SE88P, #42 Euro Racing (Classic/TFR)
0 Fritz Kreutzpointner Mercedes-Benz C291, #2 Team Sauber-Mercedes

List of all cars for the 1991 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Mazda 787

Mazda

Mercedes-Benz C11

Mercedes-Benz

Cougar C26S

Porsche

Peugeot 905

Peugeot

ROC 002

Ford

ALD C91

Ford

Spice SE88P

Ferrari

Mercedes-Benz C291

Mercedes-Benz