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2006 Le Mans 24 Hours

2006 Le Mans 24 Hours is 74th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Frank Biela, Marco Werner won this race. Franck Montagny, Eric Helary, Sebastien Loeb and Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Allan Mcnish also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 380 laps (5,187 km).

Previous race: 2005 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 18th June 2006

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours

4th victory for the Audi Sport Team Joest team
4th victory for the Frank Biela
2nd victory for the Marco Werner
6th podium for the Frank Biela
4th podium for the Marco Werner
1st podium for the Franck Montagny
4th podium for the Eric Helary
1st podium for the Sebastien Loeb
6th podium for the Rinaldo Capello
8th podium for the Tom Kristensen
4th podium for the Allan Mcnish

2006 Le Mans 24 Hours

2006 Le Mans 24 Hours

Audi R10 TDI - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Audi R10 TDI #8 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP1)

Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06 #64 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT1)

MG EX264 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

MG EX264 #25 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP2)

Panoz Esperante GTLM - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Panoz Esperante GTLM #81 - 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT2)

2006 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Frank Biela, Marco Werner Audi R10 TDI, #8 5187.000 kms 380 Audi Sport Team Joest LMP1 1
2 Franck Montagny, Eric Helary, Sebastien Loeb Pescarolo C60 Hybrid, #17 5132.400 kms 376 Pescarolo Sport LMP1 2
3 Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Allan Mcnish Audi R10 TDI, #7 5009.550 kms 367 Audi Sport Team Joest LMP1 3
4 Oliver Gavin, Olivier Beretta, Jan Magnussen Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #64 4845.750 kms 355 Corvette Racing GT1 1
5 Nicolas Minassian, Emmanuel Collard, Erik Comas Pescarolo C60 Hybrid, #16 4804.800 kms 352 Pescarolo Sport LMP1 4
6 Tomas Enge, Darren Turner, Andrea Piccini Aston Martin DBR9, #7 4777.500 kms 350 Aston Martin Racing GT1 2
7 Jerome Policand, Patrice Goueslard, Luc Alphand Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #72 4722.900 kms 346 Luc Alphand Aventures GT1 3
8 Mike Newton, Thomas Erdos, Andy Wallace MG EX264, #25 4681.950 kms 343 RML LMP2 1
9 Nelson Piquet, Jr., Antonio Garcia, David Brabham Aston Martin DBR9, #62 4681.950 kms 343 Russian Age Racing GT1 4
10 Pedro Lamy, Stéphane Sarrazin, Stéphane Ortelli Aston Martin DBR9, #9 4668.300 kms 342 Aston Martin Racing GT1 5
11 Johnny Mowlem, Terry Borcheller, Christian Fittipaldi Saleen S7-R, #66 4600.050 kms 337 ACEMCO Motorsports GT1 6
12 Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell, Max Papis Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #63 4463.550 kms 327 Corvette Racing GT1 7
13 Yojiro Terada, Allen Timpany, William Binnie Lola B05/40 -42, #24 4449.900 kms 326 Binnie Motorsports LMP2 2
14 John Macaluso, Andy Lally, Ian James Courage C65, #27 4422.600 kms 324 Miracle Motorsports LMP2 3
15 Lawrence Tomlinson, Richard Dean, Tom Kimber-Smith Panoz Esperante GTLM, #81 4381.650 kms 321 Team LNT GT2 1
16 Lars Nielsen, Dominik Farnbacher, Pierre Ehret Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #83 4368.000 kms 320 Seikel Motorsport GT2 2
17 Chris Niarchos, Andrew Kirkaldy, Tim Mullen Ferrari F430 GTC, #87 4245.150 kms 311 Scuderia Ecosse GT2 3
18 Seth Neiman, Patrick Long, Johannes Van Overbeek Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #80 4217.850 kms 309 Flying Lizard Motorsports GT2 4
19 Clint Field, Liz Halliday, Duncan Dayton Lola B05/40, #33 4054.050 kms 297 Intersport Racing LMP2 4
20 Martin Short, João Barbosa, Stuart Moseley Radical SR9, #22 4013.100 kms 294 Rollcentre Racing LMP2 5
21 Juan Barazi, Michael Vergers, Neil Cunningham Courage C65, #32 4013.100 kms 294 Barazi Epsilon LMP2 6
22 Philip Collin, Shin'ichi Yamaji, Kazuyuki Nishizawa Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #93 3972.150 kms 291 Team Taisan Advan GT2 5
23 Yves Lambert, Christian Lefort, Romain Iannetta Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #73 3849.300 kms 282 Ice Pol Racing Team GT2 6
24 John Nielsen, Casper Elgaard, Philip Andersen Zytek 06S, #2 3671.850 kms 269 Zytek Engineering LMP1 5
25 Bob Berridge, Gareth Evans, Peter Owen Lola B06/10, #19 3644.550 kms 267 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport LMP1 6
DNC Marco Apicella, Yasutaka Hinoi, Kouji Yamanishi Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT, #53 3862.950 kms 283 JLOC Isao Noritake GT1 8
DNC Chris MacAllister, Marc Rostan, Simon Pullan Pilbeam MP93, #20 3330.600 kms 244 Pierre Bruneau LMP2 7
DNF Shinji Nakano, Haruki Kurosawa, Jean-Marc Gounon Courage LC70, #13 DNF 0 Courage Competition LMP1 7
DNF Jan Lammers, Alex Yoong, Stefan Johansson Dome S101 HB, #14 DNF 0 Racing For Holland LMP1 8
DNF Jamie Campbell-Walter, Filipe Ortiz, Beppe Gabbiani Creation CA06/H, #9 DNF 0 Creation Autosportif Ltd. LMP1 9
DNF Harold Primat, Marcel Fassler, Philipp Peter Courage LC70, #5 DNF 0 Swiss Spirit LMP1 10
DNF Sam Hancock, Gregor Fisken, Alexander Frei Courage LC70, #12 DNF 0 Courage Competition LMP1 11
DNF Miguel Amaral, Miguel Angel de Castro, Warren Hughes Lola B05/40, #39 DNF 0 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport LMP2 8
DNF Didier Andre, Yann Clairay, Jean-Bernard Bouvet Courage C65, #37 DNF 0 Paul Belmondo Racing LMP2 9
DNF Nick Kiesa, Jens Moller, Gavin Pickering Lister Storm LMP Hybrid, #6 DNF 0 Lister Storm Racing LMP1 12
DNF Fabrizio Gollin, Fabio Babini, Christian Pescatori Aston Martin DBR9, #69 DNF 0 BMS Scuderia Italia GT1 9
DNF Robert Pergl, Alex Vasiliev Ferrari 550 Maranello, #67 DNF 0 Convers MenX Team GT1 10
DNF Frank Hahn, Edward Morris, Jean-François Leroch Courage C65, #35 DNF 0 G-Force Racing LMP2 10
DNF Claude-Yves Gosselin, Karim Ojjea, Pierre Ragues Courage C65, #36 DNF 0 Paul Belmondo Racing LMP2 11
DNF Tim Sugden, Christian Vann, Nigel Smith Ferrari 550 Maranello, #61 DNF 0 Russian Age Racing GT1 11
DNF Patrice Roussel, Frédéric Hauchard, Julien Briche WR LMP2, #30 DNF 0 Gerard Welter LMP2 12
DNF Gabriele Gardel, Patrick Bornhauser, Jean-Luc Blanchemain Ferrari 550 Maranello, #50 DNF 0 Larbre Compétition GT1 12
DNF Raymond Narac, Romain Dumas, Luca Riccitelli Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #76 DNF 0 IMSA Performance Matmut GT2 7
DNF Jörg Bergmeister, Niclas Jonsson, Tracy Krohn Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #90 DNF 0 White Lightning Racing GT2 8
DNF Donny Crevels, Peter Dumbreck, Tom Coronel Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R, #85 DNF 0 Spyker Squadron b.v. GT2 9
DNF Scott Maxwell, Gunnar Jeannette, Tommy Milner Panoz Esperante GTLM, #77 DNF 0 Multimatic Motorsport - Team Panoz GT2 10
DNF Jeroen Bleekemolen, Mike Hezemans, Jonny Kane Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R, #86 DNF 0 Spyker Squadron b.v. GT2 11
DNF Xavier Pompidou, Thorkild Thyrring, Christian Ried Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #89 DNF 0 Sebah Automotive Ltd. GT2 12
DNF Yutaka Yamagishi, Miro Konôpka, Jean-René de Fournoux Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #91 DNF 0 T2M Motorsport GT2 13
DNF Patrick Bourdais, Tom Cloet, Adam Sharpe Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #98 DNF 0 Noël del Bello GT2 14

Qualifying Results for the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
2 Frank Biela, Marco Werner Audi R10 TDI, #8 3:30.584 Audi Sport Team Joest
3 Nicolas Minassian, Emmanuel Collard, Erik Comas Pescarolo C60 Hybrid, #16 3:32.584 Pescarolo Sport
4 Franck Montagny, Eric Helary, Sebastien Loeb Pescarolo C60 Hybrid, #17 3:32.990 Pescarolo Sport
5 Shinji Nakano, Haruki Kurosawa, Jean-Marc Gounon Courage LC70, #13 3:34.120 Courage Competition
6 Jan Lammers, Alex Yoong, Stefan Johansson Dome S101 HB, #14 3:34.864 Racing For Holland
8 John Nielsen, Casper Elgaard, Philip Andersen Zytek 06S, #2 3:39.252 Zytek Engineering
9 Harold Primat, Marcel Fassler, Philipp Peter Courage LC70, #5 3:40.182 Swiss Spirit
10 Sam Hancock, Gregor Fisken, Alexander Frei Courage LC70, #12 3:40.443 Courage Competition
11 Bob Berridge, Gareth Evans, Peter Owen Lola B06/10, #19 3:40.467 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport
12 Mike Newton, Thomas Erdos, Andy Wallace MG EX264, #25 3:41.555 RML
13 Clint Field, Liz Halliday, Duncan Dayton Lola B05/40, #33 3:43.869 Intersport Racing
14 Martin Short, João Barbosa, Stuart Moseley Radical SR9, #22 3:44.324 Rollcentre Racing
15 Miguel Amaral, Miguel Angel de Castro, Warren Hughes Lola B05/40, #39 3:45.732 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport
16 Juan Barazi, Michael Vergers, Neil Cunningham Courage C65, #32 3:47.467 Barazi Epsilon
17 Didier Andre, Yann Clairay, Jean-Bernard Bouvet Courage C65, #37 3:48.846 Paul Belmondo Racing
18 John Macaluso, Andy Lally, Ian James Courage C65, #27 3:50.826 Miracle Motorsports
19 Nick Kiesa, Jens Moller, Gavin Pickering Lister Storm LMP Hybrid, #6 3:50.940 Lister Storm Racing
20 Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Allan Mcnish, Tomas Enge, Darren Turner, Andrea Piccini Aston Martin DBR9, #7 3:52.015 Aston Martin Racing
21 Pedro Lamy, Stéphane Sarrazin, Stéphane Ortelli, Jamie Campbell-Walter, Filipe Ortiz, Beppe Gabbiani Creation CA06/H, #9 3:52.561 Creation Autosportif Ltd.
22 Oliver Gavin, Olivier Beretta, Jan Magnussen Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #64 3:53.100 Corvette Racing
23 Chris MacAllister, Marc Rostan, Simon Pullan Pilbeam MP93, #20 3:53.285 Pierre Bruneau
24 Fabrizio Gollin, Fabio Babini, Christian Pescatori Aston Martin DBR9, #69 3:53.611 BMS Scuderia Italia
25 Robert Pergl, Alex Vasiliev Ferrari 550 Maranello, #67 3:53.781 Convers MenX Team
26 Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell, Max Papis Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #63 3:53.993 Corvette Racing
27 Johnny Mowlem, Terry Borcheller, Christian Fittipaldi Saleen S7-R, #66 3:54.476 ACEMCO Motorsports
28 Jerome Policand, Patrice Goueslard, Luc Alphand Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #72 3:55.629 Luc Alphand Aventures
29 Yojiro Terada, Allen Timpany, William Binnie Lola B05/40 -42, #24 3:56.123 Binnie Motorsports
30 Frank Hahn, Edward Morris, Jean-François Leroch Courage C65, #35 3:56.452 G-Force Racing
31 Claude-Yves Gosselin, Karim Ojjea, Pierre Ragues Courage C65, #36 3:56.460 Paul Belmondo Racing
32 Nelson Piquet, Jr., Antonio Garcia, David Brabham Aston Martin DBR9, #62 3:57.776 Russian Age Racing
33 Tim Sugden, Christian Vann, Nigel Smith Ferrari 550 Maranello, #61 3:59.822 Russian Age Racing
34 Marco Apicella, Yasutaka Hinoi, Kouji Yamanishi Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT, #53 4:00.287 JLOC Isao Noritake
35 Patrice Roussel, Frédéric Hauchard, Julien Briche WR LMP2, #30 4:00.775 Gerard Welter
36 Gabriele Gardel, Patrick Bornhauser, Jean-Luc Blanchemain Ferrari 550 Maranello, #50 4:01.920 Larbre Compétition
37 Raymond Narac, Romain Dumas, Luca Riccitelli Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #76 4:03.438 IMSA Performance Matmut
38 Chris Niarchos, Andrew Kirkaldy, Tim Mullen Ferrari F430 GTC, #87 4:04.596 Scuderia Ecosse
39 Lars Nielsen, Dominik Farnbacher, Pierre Ehret Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #83 4:04.897 Seikel Motorsport
40 Seth Neiman, Patrick Long, Johannes Van Overbeek Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #80 4:05.266 Flying Lizard Motorsports
41 Jörg Bergmeister, Niclas Jonsson, Tracy Krohn Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #90 4:05.700 White Lightning Racing
42 Donny Crevels, Peter Dumbreck, Tom Coronel Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R, #85 4:06.299 Spyker Squadron b.v.
43 Scott Maxwell, Gunnar Jeannette, Tommy Milner Panoz Esperante GTLM, #77 4:06.642 Multimatic Motorsport - Team Panoz
44 Jeroen Bleekemolen, Mike Hezemans, Jonny Kane Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R, #86 4:07.939 Spyker Squadron b.v.
45 Xavier Pompidou, Thorkild Thyrring, Christian Ried Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #89 4:08.688 Sebah Automotive Ltd.
46 Lawrence Tomlinson, Richard Dean, Tom Kimber-Smith Panoz Esperante GTLM, #81 4:12.043 Team LNT
47 Philip Collin, Shin'ichi Yamaji, Kazuyuki Nishizawa Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #93 4:14.477 Team Taisan Advan
48 Yves Lambert, Christian Lefort, Romain Iannetta Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #73 4:16.246 Ice Pol Racing Team
49 Yutaka Yamagishi, Miro Konôpka, Jean-René de Fournoux Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #91 4:17.342 T2M Motorsport
50 Patrick Bourdais, Tom Cloet, Adam Sharpe Porsche 996 GT3-RSR, #98 4:23.547 Noël del Bello

List of all cars for the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

WR LMP2

Peugeot

Zytek 06S

Zytek

Aston Martin DBR9

Aston Martin