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The 1992 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 60th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 20–21 June 1992. It was also the third round of the Sportscar World Championship. For this race, both C1 and FIA Cup class cars ran under the C1 category to comply with ACO rules.

1992 24 Hours of Le Mans
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Index: Races | Winners

Despite the success of the Group C rules, the FIA introduced new '3.5L' rules for the 1991 World Sportscar Championship which meant a new type of sports-prototype.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of the winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

 
Le Mans in 1992
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 C1 1   Peugeot Talbot Sport   Derek Warwick
  Yannick Dalmas
  Mark Blundell
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 352
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
2 C1 33   Toyota Team Tom's   Masanori Sekiya
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel
  Kenny Acheson
Toyota TS010 G 346
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
3 C1 2   Peugeot Talbot Sport   Mauro Baldi
  Philippe Alliot
  Jean-Pierre Jabouille
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 345
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
4 C1 5   Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.
  Oreca
  Johnny Herbert
  Volker Weidler
  Bertrand Gachot
  Maurizio Sandro Sala
Mazda MXR-01 M 336
Mazda (Judd) MV10 3.5L V10
5 C2 35   Trust Racing Team   Stefan Johansson
  George Fouché
  Steven Andskär
Toyota 92C-V D 336
Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8
6 C3 54   Courage Compétition   Bob Wollek
  Henri Pescarolo
  Jean-Louis Ricci
Cougar C28LM G 335
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
7 C3 51   Kremer Porsche Racing   Manuel Reuter
  John Nielsen
  Giovanni Lavaggi
Porsche 962CK6 Y 334
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
8 C1 8   Toyota Team Tom's   Jan Lammers
  Andy Wallace
  Teo Fabi
Toyota TS010 G 331
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
9 C2 34   Toyota Team Tom's
  Kitz Racing Team with SARD
  Roland Ratzenberger
  Eje Elgh
  Eddie Irvine
Toyota 92C-V B 321
Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8
10 C3 67   Obermaier Racing GmbH   Otto Altenbach
  Jürgen Lässig
  Pierre Yver
Porsche 962C G 297
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
11 C3 52   Kremer Porsche Racing   Robin Donovan
  Charles Rickett
  Almo Coppelli
Porsche 962CK6 Y 297
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
12 C3 53   ADA Engineering   Derek Bell
  Justin Bell
  Tiff Needell
Porsche 962C GTi G 284
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
13 C1 4   Euro Racing   Heinz-Harald Frentzen
  Charles Zwolsman
  Shunji Kasuya
Lola T92/10 M 271
Judd GV10 3.5L V10
14 C1 22   Chamberlain Engineering   Ferdinand de Lesseps
  Richard Piper
  Olindo Iacobelli
Spice SE89C G 258
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
15
NC
C1 36   Chamberlain Engineering   Jun Harada
  Kenta Shimamura
  Tomiko Yoshikawa
Spice SE89C G 160
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
16
NC
C4 66   Éric Bellefroid
  Ren Car
  Walter Breuer
  Marc Alexandre
  Frank de Vita
Orion LM M 78
Peugeot 1.9L I4
17
DNF
C1 31   Peugeot Talbot Sport   Karl Wendlinger
  Eric van de Poele
  Alain Ferté
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 208
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
18
DNF
C1 7   Toyota Team Tom's   Geoff Lees
  David Brabham
  Ukyo Katayama
Toyota TS010 G 192
Toyota RV10 3.5L V10
19
DNF
C1 21   Action Formula   Luigi Taverna
  Alessandro Gini
  John Sheldon
Spice SE90C G 150
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
20
DNF
C3 56   Courage Compétition   Tomás Saldaña
  Denis Morin
  Jean-François Yvon
Cougar C28LM G 142
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
21
DNF
C1 6   Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd.
  Oreca
  Maurizio Sandro Sala
  Takashi Yorino
  Yojiro Terada
Mazda MXR-01 M 124
Mazda (Judd) MV10 3.5L V10
22
DNF
C1 29   Team S.C.I.   Ranieri Randaccio
  Vito Veninata
  Stefano Sebastiani
Tiga GC288 G 101
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
23
DNF
C3 68   Equipe Alméras-Chotard   Jean-Marie Alméras
  Jacques Alméras
  Max Cohen-Olivar
Porsche 962C G 85
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
24
DNF
C3 55   Courage Compétition   Pascal Fabre
  Lionel Robert
  Marco Brand
Cougar C28LM G 77
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
25
DNF
C1 3   Euro Racing   Jesús Pareja
  Cor Euser
  Charles Zwolsman
Lola T92/10 M 50
Judd GV10 3.5L V10
26
DNF
C4 58   Welter Racing   Patrick Gonin
  Didier Artzet
  Pierre Petit
WR LM92 M 42
Peugeot 1.9L I4
27
DNF
C4 61   Didier Bonnet Autoracing   Didier Bonnet
  Gérard Tremblay
  Jacques Heuclin
Debora SP92 P 25
Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6
28
DNF
C1 9   British Racing Motors   Wayne Taylor
  Harri Toivonen
  Richard Jones
BRM P351 G 20
BRM (Weslake) 3.5L V12
DNS C1 30   TDR Spice Racing   Chris Hodgetts
  François Migault
  Thierry Lecerf
Spice SE90C M -
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5 V8
DNQ C2 60   Team MP Racing   Marc Pachot
  Raymond Touroul
  Didier Cadarec
ALD C289 M -
Peugeot PRV 3.0L V6

† - #60 Team MP Racing's qualifying times were disallowed after the car was found to be underweight in post-qualifying inspection.

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #2 Peugeot Talbot Sport - 3:21.200
  • Fastest Lap - #8 Toyota Team Tom's - 3:32.295
  • Distance - 4787.2 km
  • Average Speed - 199.34 km/h
  • Highest Trap Speed — Toyota TS010 - 336 km/h (race), Peugeot 905 – 351 km/h (qualifying)


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1992 500km of Donington