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2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

2008 Le Mans 24 Hours is 76th Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Pedro Lamy, Stéphane Sarrazin, Alexander Wurz won the pole position, Allan Mcnish, Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello won this race. Jacques Villeneuve, Nicolas Minassian, Marc Gene and Franck Montagny, Ricardo Zonta, Christian Klien also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 381 laps (5,193 km).

Previous race: 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 15th June 2008

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

2nd victory for the Audi Sport North America team
2nd victory for the Allan Mcnish
8th victory for the Tom Kristensen
3rd victory for the Rinaldo Capello
5th podium for the Allan Mcnish
9th podium for the Tom Kristensen
7th podium for the Rinaldo Capello
1st podium for the Jacques Villeneuve
1st podium for the Nicolas Minassian
1st podium for the Marc Gene
2nd podium for the Franck Montagny
1st podium for the Ricardo Zonta
1st podium for the Christian Klien

2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

2008 Le Mans 24 Hours

Audi R10 TDI - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Audi R10 TDI #2 - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP1)

Porsche RS Spyder Evo - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche RS Spyder Evo #34 - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP2)

Aston Martin DBR9 - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Aston Martin DBR9 #9 - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT1)

Ferrari F430 GTC - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Ferrari F430 GTC #82 - 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT2)

2008 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Allan Mcnish, Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello Audi R10 TDI, #2 5192.649 kms 381 Audi Sport North America LMP1 1
2 Jacques Villeneuve, Nicolas Minassian, Marc Gene Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, #7 5192.649 kms 381 Team Peugeot Total LMP1 2
3 Franck Montagny, Ricardo Zonta, Christian Klien Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, #9 5165.391 kms 379 Peugeot Sport Total LMP1 3
4 Mike Rockenfeller, Alexandre Premat, Lucas Luhr Audi R10 TDI, #3 5097.246 kms 374 Audi Sport Team Joest LMP1 4
5 Pedro Lamy, Stéphane Sarrazin, Alexander Wurz Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, #8 5015.472 kms 368 Team Peugeot Total LMP1 5
6 Emanuele Pirro, Marco Werner Audi R10 TDI, #1 5001.843 kms 367 Audi Sport North America LMP1 6
7 Harold Primat, Christophe Tinseau, Benoit Treluyer Pescarolo 01, #17 4933.698 kms 362 Pescarolo Sport LMP1 7
8 Loic Duval, Soheil Ayari, Laurent Groppi Courage-Oreca LC70 E, #5 4865.553 kms 357 Team Oreca Matmut LMP1 8
9 Jan Charouz, Stefan Mucke, Tomas Enge Lola B08/60, #10 4824.666 kms 354 Charouz Racing System LMP1 9
10 Peter van Merksteijn, Jos Verstappen, Jeroen Bleekemolen Porsche RS Spyder Evo, #34 4824.666 kms 354 Van Merksteijn Motorsport LMP2 1
11 Vanina Ickx, João Barbosa, Stéphane Grégoire Pescarolo 01, #18 4797.408 kms 352 Rollcentre Racing LMP1 10
12 John Nielsen, Casper Elgaard, Sascha Maassen Porsche RS Spyder Evo, #31 4729.263 kms 347 Team Essex LMP2 2
13 Antonio Garcia, David Brabham, Darren Turner Aston Martin DBR9, #9 4688.376 kms 344 Aston Martin Racing GT1 1
14 Johnny O'Connell, Jan Magnussen, Ron Fellows Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #63 4688.376 kms 344 Corvette Racing GT1 2
15 Olivier Beretta, Oliver Gavin, Max Papis Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #64 4647.489 kms 341 Corvette Racing GT1 3
16 Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Karl Wendlinger, Andrea Piccini Aston Martin DBR9, #7 4620.231 kms 339 Aston Martin Racing GT1 4
17 Luc Alphand, Jerome Policand, Guillaume Moreau Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #72 4565.715 kms 335 Luc Alphand Aventures GT1 5
18 Pierre Ragues, Matthieu Lahaye, CongFu Cheng Pescarolo 01, #35 4538.457 kms 333 Saulnier Racing LMP2 3
19 Jaime Melo, Gianmaria Bruni, Mika Salo Ferrari F430 GTC, #82 4443.054 kms 326 Risi Competizione GT2 1
20 Miguel Amaral, Guy Smith, Olivier Pla Lola B05/40, #40 4429.425 kms 325 Quifel - ASM Team LMP2 4
21 Patrice Goueslard, Laurent Pasquali, Jean-Luc Blanchemain Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #73 4429.425 kms 325 Luc Alphand Aventures GT1 6
22 Paolo Ruberti, Fabio Babini, Matteo Malucelli Ferrari F430 GTC, #97 4334.022 kms 318 BMS Scuderia Italia SPA GT2 2
23 Pierre Kaffer, Pierre Ehret Ferrari F430 GTC, #90 4320.393 kms 317 Farnbacher Racing GT2 3
24 Johnny Mowlem, Stuart Hall, Marc Goossens Creation CA07, #14 4306.764 kms 316 Creation Autosportif Ltd. LMP1 11
25 Alain Ferte, Ben Aucott, Stéphane Daoudi Ferrari F430 GTC, #99 4252.248 kms 312 JMB Racing GT2 4
26 Richard Hein, Jacques Nicolet, Marc Faggionato Pescarolo 01, #4 4238.619 kms 311 Saulnier Racing LMP1 12
27 Alex Davison, Wolf Henzler, Horst Felbermayr Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #77 4211.361 kms 309 Team Felbermayr Proton GT2 5
28 Christophe Bouchut, Patrick Bornhauser, David Hallyday Saleen S7-R, #50 4170.474 kms 306 Larbre Compétition GT1 7
29 Juan Barazi, Michael Vergers, Stuart Moseley Zytek 07S /2, #32 4143.216 kms 304 Barazi Epsilon LMP2 5
30 Jos Menten, Christian Fittipaldi, Terry Borcheller Aston Martin DBR9, #59 4115.958 kms 302 Team Modena GT1 8
31 Marc Rostan, Gunnar Jeannette, Ben Devlin Radical SR9, #26 4047.813 kms 297 Team Bruichladdich Radical LMP2 6
32 Jörg Bergmeister, Seth Neiman, Johannes Van Overbeek Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #80 3938.781 kms 289 Flying Lizard Motorsports GT2 6
33 Daisuke Itou, Yuuji Tachikawa, Tatsuya Kataoka Dome S102, #11 3707.088 kms 272 Dome Racing Team LMP1 13
DNF Tim Sugden, Rob Bell, Tim Mullen Ferrari F430 GTC, #96 Engine 289 Virgo Motorsport GT2 7
DNC Peter Kox, Roman Rusinov, Mike Hezemans Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT, #55 3625.314 kms 266 Interprogressbank Spartak Racing GT1 9
DNF Jean-Christophe Boullion, Emmanuel Collard, Romain Dumas Pescarolo 01, #16 Engine 238 Pescarolo Sport LMP1 15
DNC Yojiro Terada, Kazuho Takahashi, Hiroki Katou Courage LC70, #24 3052.896 kms 224 Terramos LMP1 14
DNF Michael Lewis, Bryan Willman, Chris McMurry Creation CA07, #23 DNF 224 Autocon LMP1 16
DNF Warren Hughes, Jonny Kane, Joe Foster Embassy WF01, #45 Accident 213 Embassy Racing LMP2 7
DNF Xavier Pompidou, Andrea Belicchi, Steve Zacchia Lola B08/80, #33 Accident 194 Speedy Racing Team Sebah LMP2 8
DNF Angel Burgueno, Miguel Angel de Castro, Adrian Valles Epsilon Euskadi ee1, #20 DNF 189 Epsilon Euskadi LMP1 17
DNF Toshio Suzuki, Masami Kageyama, Haruki Kurosawa Courage LC70, #22 DNF 185 Tokai University - YGK Power LMP1 18
DNF Jean-Marc Gounon, Shinji Nakano, Stefan Johansson Epsilon Euskadi ee1, #21 DNF 158 Epsilon Euskadi LMP1 19
DNF Olivier Panis, Marcel Fassler, Simon Pagenaud Courage-Oreca LC70 E, #6 Accident 147 Team Oreca Matmut LMP1 20
DNF Jean de Pourtales, Hideki Noda, Allan Simonsen Lola B05/40 -46, #44 Drive chain 147 Kruse Schiller Motorsport LMP2 9
DNF Greg Pickett, Klaus Graf, Jan Lammers Lola B07/10 -17, #12 Engine 146 Charouz Racing System LMP1 21
DNF Toni Vilander, Thomas Biagi, Christian Montanari Ferrari F430 GTC, #78 Drive shaft 111 AF Corse SRL GT2 8
DNF Thomas Erdos, Mike Newton, Andy Wallace MG EX265, #25 Accident damage 100 RML LMP2 10
DNF Gareth Evans, Bob Berridge, Amanda Stretton Lola B06/10, #19 Engine 87 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport LMP1 22
DNF Alexandre Negrão, Peter Hardman, Nick Leventis Aston Martin DBR9, #53 Propshaft 82 Vitaphone Racing Team GT1 10
DNF Iradj Alexander, Benjamin Leuenberger Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R, #94 Engine 72 Speedy Racing Team GT2 9
DNF Peter Dumbreck, Ralf Kelleners, Alex Vasiliev Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R, #85 Engine 43 Spyker Squadron b.v. GT2 10
DNF Richard Lietz, Raymond Narac, Patrick Long Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #76 Accident, lost wheel 26 IMSA Performance Matmut GT2 11
DNF Claude-Yves Gosselin, Karim Ojjea, Adam Sharpe Zytek 07S /2, #41 Accident 22 Trading Performance LMP2 11
DNF Tracy Krohn, Niclas Jonsson, Eric Van De Poele Ferrari F430 GTC, #83 Accident 12 Risi Competizione GT2 12

Qualifying Results for the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Pedro Lamy, Stéphane Sarrazin, Alexander Wurz Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, #8 3:18.513 Team Peugeot Total
4 Allan Mcnish, Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello Audi R10 TDI, #2 3:23.847 Audi Sport North America
5 Mike Rockenfeller, Alexandre Premat, Lucas Luhr Audi R10 TDI, #3 3:24.287 Audi Sport Team Joest
6 Jan Charouz, Stefan Mucke, Tomas Enge Lola B08/60, #10 3:25.158 Charouz Racing System
7 Emanuele Pirro, Marco Werner Audi R10 TDI, #1 3:25.289 Audi Sport North America
8 Daisuke Itou, Yuuji Tachikawa, Tatsuya Kataoka Dome S102, #11 3:26.928 Dome Racing Team
9 Jean-Christophe Boullion, Emmanuel Collard, Romain Dumas Pescarolo 01, #16 3:28.533 Pescarolo Sport
10 Loic Duval, Soheil Ayari, Laurent Groppi Courage-Oreca LC70 E, #5 3:30.490 Team Oreca Matmut
11 Harold Primat, Christophe Tinseau, Benoit Treluyer Pescarolo 01, #17 3:30.618 Pescarolo Sport
12 Greg Pickett, Klaus Graf, Jan Lammers Lola B07/10 -17, #12 3:31.135 Charouz Racing System
13 Olivier Panis, Marcel Fassler, Simon Pagenaud Courage-Oreca LC70 E, #6 3:31.243 Team Oreca Matmut
14 Peter van Merksteijn, Jos Verstappen, Jeroen Bleekemolen Porsche RS Spyder Evo, #34 3:32.301 Van Merksteijn Motorsport
15 Jean-Marc Gounon, Shinji Nakano, Stefan Johansson Epsilon Euskadi ee1, #21 3:32.939 Epsilon Euskadi
16 John Nielsen, Casper Elgaard, Sascha Maassen Porsche RS Spyder Evo, #31 3:33.441 Team Essex
17 Angel Burgueno, Miguel Angel de Castro, Adrian Valles Epsilon Euskadi ee1, #20 3:34.281 Epsilon Euskadi
18 Vanina Ickx, João Barbosa, Stéphane Grégoire Pescarolo 01, #18 3:35.020 Rollcentre Racing
19 Juan Barazi, Michael Vergers, Stuart Moseley Zytek 07S /2, #32 3:35.344 Barazi Epsilon
20 Xavier Pompidou, Andrea Belicchi, Steve Zacchia Lola B08/80, #33 3:35.401 Speedy Racing Team Sebah
21 Johnny Mowlem, Stuart Hall, Marc Goossens Creation CA07, #14 3:35.994 Creation Autosportif Ltd.
22 Yojiro Terada, Kazuho Takahashi, Hiroki Katou Courage LC70, #24 3:37.560 Terramos
23 Gareth Evans, Bob Berridge, Amanda Stretton Lola B06/10, #19 3:38.024 Chamberlain - Synergy Motorsport
24 Warren Hughes, Jonny Kane, Joe Foster Embassy WF01, #45 3:39.926 Embassy Racing
25 Thomas Erdos, Mike Newton, Andy Wallace MG EX265, #25 3:40.027 RML
26 Miguel Amaral, Guy Smith, Olivier Pla Lola B05/40, #40 3:41.193 Quifel - ASM Team
27 Richard Hein, Jacques Nicolet, Marc Faggionato Pescarolo 01, #4 3:42.162 Saulnier Racing
28 Pierre Ragues, Matthieu Lahaye, CongFu Cheng Pescarolo 01, #35 3:42.545 Saulnier Racing
29 Claude-Yves Gosselin, Karim Ojjea, Adam Sharpe Zytek 07S /2, #41 3:43.148 Trading Performance
30 Marc Rostan, Gunnar Jeannette, Ben Devlin Radical SR9, #26 3:46.631 Team Bruichladdich Radical
31 Johnny O'Connell, Jan Magnussen, Ron Fellows Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #63 3:47.668 Corvette Racing
32 Michael Lewis, Bryan Willman, Chris McMurry Creation CA07, #23 3:47.695 Autocon
33 Christophe Bouchut, Patrick Bornhauser, David Hallyday Saleen S7-R, #50 3:47.761 Larbre Compétition
34 Jean de Pourtales, Hideki Noda, Allan Simonsen Lola B05/40 -46, #44 3:47.802 Kruse Schiller Motorsport
35 Olivier Beretta, Oliver Gavin, Max Papis Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #64 3:48.539 Corvette Racing
36 Franck Montagny, Ricardo Zonta, Christian Klien, Antonio Garcia, David Brabham, Darren Turner Aston Martin DBR9, #9 3:48.994 Aston Martin Racing
37 Jacques Villeneuve, Nicolas Minassian, Marc Gene, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Karl Wendlinger, Andrea Piccini Aston Martin DBR9, #7 3:49.060 Aston Martin Racing
38 Peter Kox, Roman Rusinov, Mike Hezemans Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT, #55 3:52.175 Interprogressbank Spartak Racing
39 Luc Alphand, Jerome Policand, Guillaume Moreau Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #72 3:52.993 Luc Alphand Aventures
40 Jos Menten, Christian Fittipaldi, Terry Borcheller Aston Martin DBR9, #59 3:53.031 Team Modena
41 Alexandre Negrão, Peter Hardman, Nick Leventis Aston Martin DBR9, #53 3:53.475 Vitaphone Racing Team
42 Patrice Goueslard, Laurent Pasquali, Jean-Luc Blanchemain Chevrolet Corvette C6.R Z06, #73 3:55.736 Luc Alphand Aventures
43 Richard Lietz, Raymond Narac, Patrick Long Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #76 3:58.152 IMSA Performance Matmut
44 Alex Davison, Wolf Henzler, Horst Felbermayr Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #77 3:59.072 Team Felbermayr Proton
45 Tim Sugden, Rob Bell, Tim Mullen Ferrari F430 GTC, #96 3:59.820 Virgo Motorsport
46 Jörg Bergmeister, Seth Neiman, Johannes Van Overbeek Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, #80 4:00.106 Flying Lizard Motorsports
47 Pierre Kaffer, Pierre Ehret Ferrari F430 GTC, #90 4:01.464 Farnbacher Racing
48 Jaime Melo, Gianmaria Bruni, Mika Salo Ferrari F430 GTC, #82 4:01.598 Risi Competizione
49 Paolo Ruberti, Fabio Babini, Matteo Malucelli Ferrari F430 GTC, #97 4:02.080 BMS Scuderia Italia SPA
50 Alain Ferte, Ben Aucott, Stéphane Daoudi Ferrari F430 GTC, #99 4:03.293 JMB Racing
51 Peter Dumbreck, Ralf Kelleners, Alex Vasiliev Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R, #85 4:03.641 Spyker Squadron b.v.
52 Toni Vilander, Thomas Biagi, Christian Montanari Ferrari F430 GTC, #78 4:03.810 AF Corse SRL
53 Tracy Krohn, Niclas Jonsson, Eric Van De Poele Ferrari F430 GTC, #83 4:04.515 Risi Competizione
54 Iradj Alexander, Benjamin Leuenberger Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R, #94 4:08.284 Speedy Racing Team
55 Toshio Suzuki, Masami Kageyama, Haruki Kurosawa Courage LC70, #22 3:43.567 Tokai University - YGK Power

List of all cars for the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Lola B08/60

Aston Martin

Aston Martin DBR9

Aston Martin