1980
Le Mans 24 Hours

24 Heures du Mans
World Championship for Makes, round 7
1980 June 14th-15th
Le Mans, 13,626 km

Pole Position : RONDEAU M379B Ford #15, H.Pescarolo / J.Ragnotti, 3'47"900
Winner : RONDEAU M379B Ford #16, J.Rondeau / J.P.Jaussaud, 339 laps, at 191,899 km/h
Fastest lap : PORSCHE 908/80 Turbo #9, J.Ickx, 3'40"600
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
2nd 9 PORSCHE 908/80 Turbo Jacky ICKX (B) / Reinhold JÖST (D) / Michel LECLERE (F) DNS Martini Racing - Liqui Moly 2 laps
behind
2nd Sports,
2nd S +2.0

Fastest lap
4th, 3'50"000
5th 70 PORSCHE 935 K3/80 John FITZPATRICK (GB) / Brian REDMAN (GB) /
Dick BARBOUR (USA)
Dick Barbour 21 laps behind Winner IMSA 2nd, 3'48"400
6th 4 PORSCHE 924 Carrera GT Turbo Jürgen BARTH (D) / Manfred SCHURTI (FL) /
Eberhard BRAUN (D) DNS
Porsche System 22 laps behind 3rd GTP 46th, 4'17"100
8th 49 PORSCHE 935/77A Dieter SCHORNSTEIN (D) / Götz VON TSCHIRNHAUS (D) / Harald GROHS (D) Vegla Racing Team 25 laps behind Winner Gr.5 11th, 3'54"000
9th 73 PORSCHE 935 JLP-2 John PAUL (USA) / Guy EDWARDS (GB) / John PAUL Jr. (USA) J.L.P. Racing 26 laps behind 2nd IMSA 16th, 3'56"800
12th 2 PORSCHE 924 Carrera GT Turbo Andy ROUSE (GB) / Tony DRON (GB) /
Eberhard BRAUN (D) DNS
Porsche System 28 laps behind 5th GTP 44th, 4'16"500
13th 3 PORSCHE 924 Carrera GT Turbo Derek BELL (GB) / Al HOLBERT (USA) Porsche System 33 laps behind 6th GTP 34th, 4'10"800
16th 93 PORSCHE 911 SC Thierry PERRIER (F) / Roger CARMILLET (F) Thierry Perrier 58 laps behind Winner GT 54th, 4'37"600
20th 89 PORSCHE 935 Dany SNOBECK (F) / Hervé POULAIN (F) / Pierre DESTIC (F) Hervé Poulain 67 laps behind 6th IMSA 38th, 4'12"900
24th 90 PORSCHE 934 Georges BOURDILLAT (F) / Roland ENNEQUIN (F) /
Alain-Michel BERNARD (F)
Georges Bourdillat 90 laps behind 2nd GT 52nd, 4'26"400
DNF 94 PORSCHE 934 Jacques ALMERAS (F) / Jean-Marie ALMERAS (F) /
Marianne HOEPFNER (F)
Equipe Alméras Frères 255 laps GT 49th, 4'18"900
DNF 69 PORSCHE 935 K3 Bob AKIN (USA) / Paul MILLER (USA) /
Ralph KENT-COOKE (USA)
Racing Associates Inc. 237 laps IMSA 29th, 4'05"300
DNF 43 PORSCHE 935 K3/80 Xavier LAPEYRE (F) / Anny-Charlotte VERNEY (F) /
Jean-Louis TRINTIGNANT (F)
Malardeau Kremer Racing 217 laps Gr.5 27th, 4'04"100
DNF 45 PORSCHE 935/80 Bob WOLLEK (F) / Helmut KELLENERS (D) Gelo Racing Team 191 laps Gr.5 10th, 3'53"100
DNF 42 PORSCHE 935 K3/80 Rolf STOMMELEN (D) / Axel PLANKENHORN (D) /
Tetsu IKUZAWA (J)
Gozzy Kremer Racing 167 laps Gr.5 3rd, 3'49"800
DNF 80 PORSCHE 934 Francisco ROMERO (YV) / Mandy GONZALEZ (PR) /
Diego FEBLES (PR)
Diego Febles Racing 164 laps GT 51st, 4'26"300
DNF 44 PORSCHE 935 K3 John COOPER (GB) / Pete LOVETT (GB) / Dudley WOOD (GB) Charles Ivey Racing 158 laps Gr.5 20th, 4'00"000
DNF 85 PORSCHE 935 K3 Don WHITTINGTON (USA) / Hurley HAYWOOD (USA) /
Dale WHITTINGTON (USA)
Whittington Bros. 151 laps IMSA 21st, 4'00"100
DNF 91 PORSCHE 934 Christian BUSSI (F) / Bernard SALAM (F) / Cyril GRANDET (F) A.S.A. Cachia 137 laps GT 50th, 4'25"300
DNF 71 PORSCHE 935 K3 Bobby RAHAL (USA) / Allan MOFFAT (AUS) /
Bob GARRETSON (USA)
Dick Barbour 134 laps IMSA 14th, 3'56"100
DNF 41 PORSCHE 935 K3/80 Ted FIELD (USA) / Danny ONGAIS (USA) /
Jean-Louis LAFOSSE (F)
Porsche Kremer Racing 89 laps Gr.5 8th, 3'51"300
DNF 46 PORSCHE 935/77A Claude HALDI (CH) / Bernard BEGUIN (F) / Volkert MERL (D) Meccarillos Racing 37 laps Gr.5 18th, 3'58"900
DNF 68 PORSCHE 935 K3 Charles MENDEZ (USA) / Skeeter McKITTERICK (USA) DND /
Leon WALGER (RA) DND
Racing Associates Inc. 9 laps IMSA 22nd, 4'02"500
DNF 72 PORSCHE 935 Michael SHERWIN (USA) / Robert KIRBY (USA) DND /
Bob HARMON (USA) DND
Dick Barbour -
Wynn's International
7 laps IMSA 39th, 4'13"500

PICTURES

n° 2  -  12th
Porsche System
A.Rouse / T.Dron
n° 3  -  13th
Porsche System
D.Bell / A.Holbert
n° 4  -  6th  -  3rd GTP
Porsche System
J.Barth / M.Schurti
n° 9  -  2nd  -  2nd Sports  +2.0  -  Fastest lap
Martini Racing - Liqui Moly
J.Ickx / R.Jöst
n° 41  -  DNF
Porsche Kremer Racing
T.Field / D.Ongais / J.L.Lafosse
n° 42  -  DNF
Gozzy Kremer Racing
R.Stommelen / A.Plankenhorn / T.Ikuzawa
n° 43  -  DNF
Malardeau Kremer Racing
X.Lapeyre / A.Ch.Verney / J.L.Trintignant
n° 44  -  DNF
Charles Ivey Racing
J.Cooper / P.Lovett / D.Wood
n° 45  -  DNF
Gelo Racing Team
B.Wollek / H.Kelleners
n° 46  -  DNF
Meccarillos Racing
C.Haldi / B.Béguin / V.Merl
n° 49  -  8th  -  Winner Gr.5
Vegla Racing Team
D.Schornstein / G.von Tschirnhaus / H.Grohs
n° 68  -  DNF
Racing Associates Inc.
Ch.Mendez / S.McKitterick / L.Walger
n° 69  -  DNF
Racing Associates Inc.
B.Akin / P.Miller / R.Kent-Cooke
n° 70  -  5th  -  Winner IMSA
Dick Barbour
J.Fitzpatrick / B.Redman / D.Barbour
n° 71  -  DNF
Dick Barbour
B.Rahal / A.Moffat / B.Garretson
n° 72  -  DNF
Dick Barbour - Wynn's International
M.Sherwin / R.Kirby / B.Harmon
n° 73  -  9th  -  2nd IMSA
J.L.P. Racing
J.Paul / G.Edwards / J.Paul Jr.
n° 80  -  DNF
Diego Febles Racing
F.Romero / M.Gonzalez / D.Febles
n° 85  -  DNF
Whittington Bros.
D.Whittington / H.Haywood / D.Whittington
n° 89  -  20th
Hervé Poulain
D.Snobeck / H.Poulain / P.Destic
n° 90  -  24th  -  2nd GT
Georges Bourdillat
G.Bourdillat / R.Ennequin / A.M.Bernard
n° 91  -  DNF
A.S.A. Cachia
Ch.Bussi / B.Salam / C.Grandet
n° 93  -  16th  -  Winner GT
Thierry Perrier
Th.Perrier / R.Carnillet
n° 94  -  DNF
Equipe Alméras Frères
J.Alméras / J.M.Alméras / M.Hoepfner