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1985 24 Hours of Le Mans

Exhibition or unclassified race
Sunday, June 16, 1985 at Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
374 laps on a 8.467 mile road course (3166.7 miles)

Time of race: 24:02:09
Average Speed: 131.744 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    Other Exhibition / Unclassified Races

Fin St Class # Driver Team Sponsor Car Laps Status Led
1 4C17   Klaus Ludwig
  Paolo Barilla
  John Winter
New-Man Joest RacingNewManPorsche 956B374running 
2 9C114   Jonathan Palmer
  James Weaver
  Richard Lloyd
Richard Lloyd RacingCanonPorsche 956 Gti371running 
3 1C12   Derek Bell
  Hans-Joachim Stuck
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 962C367running 
412C133   Jo Gartner
  David Hobbs
  Guy Edwards
Fitzpatrick Porsche TeamAmerican 100'sPorsche 956B366running 
5 7C110   Sarel van der Merwe
  George Fouche
  Mario Hytten
Porsche Kremer RacingBarclay / Pretoria BrickPorsche 956B361running 
6 3C14   Bob Wollek
  Alessandro Nannini
  Lucio Cesario
Martini LanciaMartiniLancia LC2360running 
7 6C15   Henri Pescarolo
  Mauro Baldi
Martini LanciaMartiniLancia LC2358running 
814C126   Jurgen Lassig
  Jesus Pareja
  Herve Regout
Obermaier Racing TeamDucados / iHOLA!Porsche 956357running 
915C111   Jean-Pierre Jarier
  Michael Thackwell
  Franz Konrad
Porsche Kremer RacingKenwoodPorsche 962C356running 
10 2C11   Jacky Ickx
  Jochen Mass
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 962C348running 
1113C166   Tiff Needell
  Steve O'Rourke
  Nick Faure
EMKA Productions Ltd.Dow Corning SiliconesEMKA C84/1 / Aston Martin Tickford338running 
1229C136   Satoru Nakajima
  Masanori Sekiya
  Kaoru Hoshino
Tom's TeamLeyton House / ToyotaTom's 85C-L / Toyota330running 
1316GTP44   Bob Tullius
  Chip Robinson
  Claude Ballot-Lena
Jaguar Group 44JaguarJaguar XJR-5324running 
1428C270   Gordon Spice
  Ray Bellm
  Mark Galvin
Spice EngineeringHolts / Hawaiian TropicSpice-Tiga GC85 / Ford312running 
1542B151   Edgar Doren
  Martin Birrane
  Jean-Paul Libert
Helmut GallMotor Sport WheelsBMW M1307running 
1638C275   Stephen Earle
  John Sheldon
  Ian Harrower
ADA EngineeringPlumtreeGebhardt JC843 / Ford299running 
1721C142   Jean Rondeau
  Michel Pignard
  Jean-Daniel Raulet
WM PeugeotMerlin Plage / DMCWM P83B / Peugeot299running 
1834C139   Jean-Claude Justice
  Bruno Sotty
  Patrick Oudet
Bussi RacingVetir / Christine LaureRondeau M382 / Ford291running 
1943C286   Dave Kennedy
  Jean-Michel Martin
  Philippe Martin
Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.NikonMazda 737C283running 
2018C113   Yves Courage
  Alain de Cadenet
  Jean-Francois Yvon
PrimagazPrimagazCougar C12 / Porsche279running 
2145C299   Paul Smith
  Will Hoy
  Nick Nicholson
Roy Baker Promotions FordBateau-Luxe / UnipartTiga GC285 / Ford274running 
2224C134   Christian Danner
  Graham Duxbury
  Almo Coppelli
Kreepy Krauly RacingKreepy KraulyMarch 85G / Porsche270running 
2344C295   Dominique Lacaud
  Roland Bassaler
  Yvon Tapy
Roland BassalerBellanger / V.I.OSauber SHS C6 / BMW268running 
2440C285   Yoshimi Katayama
  Yojiro Terada
  Takashi Yorino
Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.Lucky Strike / NikonMazda 737C264running 
2532C277   Tim Lee-Davey
  Neil Crang
  Tony Lanfranchi
Spice EngineeringPenthouse / RizlaTiga GC84 / Ford226not classified 
2627C274   Frank Jelinski
  John Graham
  Nick Adams
Team LabattLabatt's Beer / PenthouseGebhardt JC853 / Ford224not classified 
2748C298   Francois Duret
  David Andrews
  Duncan Bain
Roy Baker Promotions FordCharles Heidsieck / Bateau-Luxe / UnipartTiga GC284 / Ford150not classified 
2847C293   Louis Descartes
  Jacques Heuclin
  Daniel Hubert
Automobiles Louis DescartesCommercants Du MansALD 01 / BMW141not classified 
2930C141   Patrick Gaillard
  Pascal Pessiot
  Dominique Fornage
WM Peugeotj Gaillard / DMC / Merlin PlageWM P83B / Peugeot267disqualified 
3010C118   Oscar Larrauri
  Massimo Sigala
  Gabriele Tarquini
Brun MotorsportDeborah / M. GuffantiPorsche 956323engine 
3111C119   Walter Brun
  Didier Theys
  Joel Gouhier
Brun MotorsportTornoPorsche 962C304crash 
32 5C13   Al Holbert
  Vern Schuppan
  John Watson
Rothmans PorscheRothmansPorsche 962C299engine 
3331C131   Pierre Yver
  Pierre-Francois Rousselot
  Francois Servanin
PrimagazPrimagaz / SovicoRondeau M382 / Ford286engine 
34 8C18   Mauricio de Narvaez
  Kenper Miller
  Paul Belmondo
New-Man Joest RacingNewManPorsche 956277crash 
3520C280   Martino Finotto
  Aldo Bertuzzi
  Guido Dacco
Carma F.F.Totip / STPAlba AR6 / Carma228electrial 
3617GTP40   Brian Redman
  Jim Adams
  Hurley Haywood
Jaguar Group 44JaguarJaguar XJR-5151cv joint 
3726C167   Patrick Gonin
  Pascal Witmeur
  Pierre de Thoisy
Jean-Philippe GrandAutovox / RexonaRondeau M482 / Ford143engine 
3822C138   Eje Elgh
  Geoff Lees
  Toshio Suzuki
Dome TeamTemporary / ToyotaDome 85C-L / Toyota141clutch 
3935C290   Jens Winther
  David Mercer
  Margie Smith-Haas
Jens Winther DenmarkCastrolURD C83 / BMW141engine 
4046B157   Enzo Calderari
  Angelo Pallavicini
  Marco Vanoli
Angelo Pallavicini BMW M1116engine 
4149B156   Raymond Touroul
  Thierry Perrier
  Philippe Dermagne
Raymond Touroul TeamDNA / Gesterner / RubsonPorsche 911SC107head gasket 
4219C143   Roger Dorchy
  Claude Haldi
  Jean-Claude Andruet
WM PeugeotDMCWM P83B / Peugeot73crash 
4336C2104   Michel Dubois
  Hubert Striebig
  Noel del Bello
Ecurie Blanchet LocatopBlanchet LocatopRondeau M379C / Ford65broken chassis 
4441C124   John Cooper
  Claude Bourgoignie
  Bernard de Dryver
Cheetah SwitzerlandTon Sur TonCheetah G604 / Aston Martin Tickford53broken hub 
4523C279   Ray Mallock
  David Leslie
  Mike Wilds
Ecurie EcosseBovisEcosse C285 / Ford45oil pump 
4639C146   Christian Bussi
  Jack Griffin
  M.L. Speer
Bussi Racing / Roland BassalerBelgian American Investments & TradeRondeau M482 / Ford36suspension 
4737B152   Harald Grohs
  Altfrid Heger
  Kurt Konig
Vogelsang BMW M132gearbox 
4833C2100   Max Cohen-Olivar
  Richard Jones
  Robin Smith
Bartlett Chevron RacingGoodmans Sound / Skoal BanditChevron B62 / Ford19engine 
4925C282   Paolo Giangrossi
  Pasquale Barberio
  Mario Radicella
Grifo AutoracingPorto Kaleo / Scuola 3F Italia / RabondAlba AR3 / Ford5electrical 
5050C161   John Nielsen
  Max Welti
  Dieter Quester
Sauber RacingLe Mans '85 / SilkaflexSauber C8 / Mercedes-Benz0did not start 
5151C281   Loris Kessel
  Ruggero Melgrati
  Aldo Bertuzzi
  Jean-Pierre Frey
Carma F.F.Soco / TotipAlba AR2 / Carma0did not start 
5252C297   Stanley Dickens
  Martin Schanche
Strandell PorscheKenwood Sports TeamStrandell 85 / Porsche0did not start 
5353C155   Kenny Acheson
  Dudley Wood
Fitzpatrick Porsche TeamAmerican 100'sPorsche 962C0did not start 
5454C2106   Martin Wagenstetter
  Kurt Hild
Bruno Sotty Lotec C302 / Ford0did not start