1985
Le Mans 24 Hours

24 Heures du Mans
FIA World Endurance Championship, round 4
1985 June 15th-16th
Le Mans, 13,626 km

Pole Position : PORSCHE 962C #2, D.Bell / H.J.Stuck, 3'14"800
Winner : PORSCHE 956B #7, K.Ludwig / P.Barilla / "J.Winter", 374 laps, at 212,021 km/h
Fastest lap : PORSCHE 962C #1, J.Mass, 3'25"100
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 7 PORSCHE 956B Klaus LUDWIG (D) / Paolo BARILLA (I) / "John WINTER" (D) New-Man Joest Racing 374 laps Winner C1 4th, 3'20"030
2nd 14 PORSCHE 956 GTi Jonathan PALMER (GB) / James WEAVER (GB) /
Richard LLOYD (GB)
R. Lloyd Racing 3 laps
behind
2nd C1 9th, 3'25"580
3rd 2 PORSCHE 962C Derek BELL (GB) / Hans-Joachim STUCK (D) Rothmans Porsche 7 laps
behind
3rd C1 Pole, 3'14"800
4th 33 PORSCHE 956B David HOBBS (GB) / Jo GARTNER (A) / Guy EDWARDS (GB) Fitzpatrick Porsche Team 8 laps
behind
4th C1 12th, 3'32"840
5th 10 PORSCHE 956B Sarel VAN DER MERWE (ZA) / George FOUCHE (ZA) /
Mario HYTTEN (CH)
Kremer Porsche Racing 13 laps behind 5th C1 7th, 3'24"130
8th 26 PORSCHE 956 Jrgen LSSIG (D) / Herv REGOUT (B) / Jesus PAREJA (E) Obermaier Racing Team 17 laps behind 8th C1 14th, 3'33"300
9th 11 PORSCHE 962C Jean-Pierre JARIER (F) / Mike THACKWELL (NZ) /
Franz KONRAD (A)
Kremer Porsche Racing 18 laps behind 9th C1 15th, 3'33"410
10th 1 PORSCHE 962C Jacky ICKX (B) / Jochen MASS (D) Rothmans Porsche 26 laps behind 10th C1, Fastest lap 2nd, 3'15"280
20th 13 COUGAR C12 Porsche Yves COURAGE (F) / Alain DE CADENET (GB) /
Jean-Franois YVON (F)
Primigaz 95 laps behind 15th C1 18th, 3'38"180
22nd 34 MARCH 84G Porsche Christian DANNER (D) / Graham DUXBURY (ZA) /
Almo COPPELLI (I)
Kreepy Krauly Racing 104 laps behind 16th C1 24th, 3'44"840
DNF 18 PORSCHE 956 Oscar LARRAURI (RA) / Massimo SIGALA (I) /
Gabriele TARQUINI (I)
Brun Motorsport 323 laps C1 10th, 3'26"670
DNF 19 PORSCHE 962C Walter BRUN (CH) / Didier THEYS (B) / Jol GOUHIER (F) Brun Motorsport 304 laps C1 11th, 3'30"330
DNF 3 PORSCHE 962C Al HOLBERT (USA) / John WATSON (GB) /
Vern SCHUPPAN (AUS)
Rothmans Porsche 299 laps C1 5th, 3'22"980
DNF 8 PORSCHE 956 Mauricio DE NARVAEZ (CO) / Kenper MILLER (USA) /
Paul BELMONDO (F)
New-Man Joest Racing 277 laps C1 8th, 3'25"520
DNF 156 PORSCHE 911 SC Raymond TOUROUL (F) / Thierry PERRIER (F) /
Philippe DERMAGNE (F)
R. Touroul 107 laps Gr. B 49th, 4'19"360
DNS 97 STRANDELL 85 Porsche Stanley DICKENS (S) / Martin SCHANCHE (N) /
Torgye KLEPPE (N)
Strandell Porsche - C2 4'05"930
NQ 55 PORSCHE 962C Kenny ACHESON (GB) / Dudley WOOD (GB) /
Jean-Louis SCHLESSER (F)
Fitzpatrick Porsche Team - C1 4'00"390
RIP 111 PORSCHE 956 Hans-Joachim STUCK (D) / Derek BELL (GB) /
Vern SCHUPPAN (AUS) / Al HOLBERT (USA)
Rothmans Porsche - C1 3'19"720

PICTURES 

n 1  -  10th  -  Fastest lap
Rothmans Porsche
J.Ickx / J.Mass
n 2  -  3rd  -  3rd C1  -  Pole position
Rothmans Porsche
D.Bell / H.J.Stuck
n 3  -  DNF
Rothmans Porsche
ALHolbert / J.Watson / V.Schuppan
n 7  -  Winner  -  Winner C1
New-Man Joest Racing
K.Ludwig / P.Barilla / "J.Winter"
n 8  -  DNF
New-Man Joest Racing
M.DeNarvaez / K.Miller / P.Belmondo
n 10  -  5th
Kremer Porsche Racing
S.van der Merwe / G.Fouch / M.Hytten
n 11  -  9th
Kremer Porsche Racing
J.P.Jarier / M.Thackwell / F.Konrad
n 13  -  20th
Primagaz
Y.Courage / A.de Cadenat / J.F.Yvon
n 14  -  2nd  -  2nd C1
R. Lloyd Racing
J.Palmer / J.Weaver / R.Lloyd
n 18  -  DNF
Brun Motorsport
O.Larrauri / M.Sigala / G.Tarquini
n 19  -  DNF
Brun Motorsport
W.Brun / D.Theys / J.Gouhier
n 26  -  8th
Obermaier Racing Team
J.Lssig / H.Regout / J.Pareja
n 33  -  4th
Fitzpatrick Porsche Team
D.Hobbs / J.Gartner / G.Edwards
n 34  -  22nd
Kreepy Krauly Racing
Ch.Danner / G.Duxbury / A.Coppelli
n 55  -  NQ
Fitzpatrick Porsche Team
K.Acheson / D.Wood / J.L.Schlesser
n 97  -  DNS
Strandell Porsche
S.Dickens / M.Schanche / T.Kleppe
   
  n 111  -  RIP
Rothmans Porsche
H.J.Stuck / D.Bell / V.Schuppan / A.Holbert
n 156  -  DNF
R.Touroul
R.Touroul / Th.Perrier / Ph.Dermagne