2004 Le Mans Endurance Series

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The 2004 Le Mans Endurance Series was the inaugural season of ACO's Le Mans Endurance Series. It is a series for Le Mans prototype and Grand Touring style cars broken into 4 classes: LMP1, LMP2, GTS, and GT. It began on 9 May 2004 and ended on 13 November 2004 after 4 rounds.

This season was preceded by the 1000km of Le Mans held in 2003 as a development race for the creation of the LMES.

ScheduleEdit

Rnd Race Circuit Date
-   LMES Official Test Paul Ricard HTTT 10 April
11 April
1   1000km of Monza Autodromo Nazionale di Monza 9 May
2   1000km of Nürburgring Nürburgring 4 July
3   1000km of Silverstone Silverstone Circuit 13 August
4   1000km of Spa Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 12 September

Entry listEdit

Entry List
Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No Drivers Rounds
LMP1
  Creation Autosportif DBA 03S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 D 3   Nicolas Minassian All
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
  Taurus Sports Lola B2K/10 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 D 4   Christian Vann 1
  Benjamin Leuenberger
  Alex Müller
Caterpillar 5.0L Turbo V10 (Diesel) 10   Calum Lockie 1, 3
  Phil Andrews
  Richard Jones 3
  Team Goh Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 M 5   Rinaldo Capello All
  Seiji Ara
  Tom Kristensen 1
  Rollcentre Racing Dallara SP1 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 D 6   Martin Short All
  João Barbosa
  Rob Barff 1
  Patrick Pearce 2–4
  RML MG-Lola EX257 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 D 7   Mike Newton All
  Thomas Erdos
  Miguel Ramos
  Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 M 8   Allan McNish All
  Pierre Kaffer
88   Johnny Herbert
  Jamie Davies
  Advan Kondo Racing Dome S101 Mugen MF408S 4.0L V8 Y 9   Hiroki Katou 1
  Ryou Michigami
  Larbre Compétition Panoz GTP Ford Élan 6L8 6.0L V8 M 11   Olivier Dupard 4
  Sébastien Dumez
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain
  Team Nasamax Nasamax (Reynard) DM139 Judd GV5 5.0L V10 (Bio-ethanol) D
M
14   Robbie Stirling 1, 3–4
  Werner Lupberger
  Romain Dumas 3–4
  Pescarolo Sport Pescarolo C60 Judd GV5 5.0L V10 M 17   Soheil Ayari 1–2, 4
  Emmanuel Collard 1
  Éric Hélary 2
  Jean-Marc Gounon 4
  Lister Cars
  Lister Racing
Lister Storm LMP Chevrolet LS1 6.0L V8 D 20   Justin Keen 2–4
  John Nielsen 2
  Rob Barff 3
  Marc Goossens 4
  Zytek Engineering Zytek 04S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 M 22   Andy Wallace 1
  David Brabham
  Stefan Johansson
  Robbie Kerr 3
  Chris Dyson
  Spinnaker Clandesteam Dallara SP1 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 M 24   Rocky Agusta 1
  Felipe Ortiz
  Beppe Gabbiani
  Team Jota Zytek 04S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 D 69   John Stack All
  Sam Hignett
  Gianni Collini
LMP2
  Courage Compétition Courage C65 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 M 13   Alexander Frei 2–4
  Sam Hancock
  Jean-Marc Gounon 2–3
  Jonathan Cochet 4
  Paul Belmondo Racing Courage C65 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 M 26   Paul Belmondo All
  Claude-Yves Gosselin
  Marco Saviozzi 1–3
  Wim Eyckmans 4
  Tracsport Lola B2K/40 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 D 27   John Ingram 2–4
  John Gaw
  Rick Pearson
  Team Ranieri Randaccio Tampolli RTA99 Ford Nicholson-McLaren 3.3L V8 G 28   Ranieri Randaccio 1–3
  Leonardo Maddalena 1–2
  Fabio Mancini 3
  Équipe Palmyr Lucchini SR2000 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 A
D
31   Christophe Ricard 2–4
  Philippe Favre
  Grégory Fargier
  Intersport Racing Lola B2K/40 Judd KV675 3.4L V8 P 32   Clint Field 1
  Jon Field
  William Binnie
  Lucchini Engineering Lucchini LMP2/04 Judd XV675 3.4L V8 P   Piergiuseppe Peroni 4
  Mirko Savoldi
  Filippo Francioni
  Renauer Motorsport Tampolli RTA99 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 D 33   Manfred Jurasz 2
  Hannes Gsell
  Petr Válek
  K2 Race Engineering Pilbeam MP91 Judd KV675 3.4L V8 ? 34   Simon Pullan 3
  Peter Owen
  Ben Devlin
  G-Force Racing Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 D 35   Franck Hahn 2–4
  Jean-François Leroch 2–3
  Philippe Haezebrouck 2, 4
  Tim Greaves 3
  Sylvie Delcour 4
  Gerard Welter
  Welter Racing
WR LMP2 Peugeot 3.4L V6 M 36   Jean-René de Fournoux 2–4
  Jean-Bernard Bouvet
  Sylvain Boulay 4
  Pierre Bruneau
  PiR Compétition
Pilbeam MP91 JPX (Mader) 3.4L V6 M 99   Pierre Bruneau All
  Marc Rostan
GTS
  A-Level Engineering Porsche 911 Bi-Turbo Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 M 50   Wolfgang Kaufmann 2–3
  Eric van de Poele
  MAC Racing
  Scuderia Veregra
Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 P
G
51   Maurizio Strada 1–2
  Massimo Morini
  "Base Up"
  Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7-R Ford 6.9L V8 D 52   Gian Maria Gabbiani 1–2
  Ettore Bonaldi 1
  Michel Orts
  Phillip Bennett 2–4
  David Leslie 3–4
  Paul Whight
  Konrad Motorsport
  Vitaphone Racing
Saleen S7-R Ford 6.9L V8 P 53   Klaus Abbelen 2
  Maciej Stanco
  Paul Knapfield
59   Uwe Alzen All
  Michael Bartels
  Franz Konrad
  Force One Racing Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 P 60   David Hallyday 1–2
  Bruno Besson
  Anthony Kumpen 2
  Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575-GTC Maranello Ferrari 6.0L V12 P 61   Thomas Biagi All
  Danny Sullivan
  John Bosch
62   Mike Hezemans All
  Jean-Denis Délétraz
  Ange Barde 1
  Andrea Piccini 3
  Larbre Compétition Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello Ferrari 5.9L V12 M 86   Christophe Bouchut All
  Pedro Lamy
  Steve Zacchia
87   Tomáš Enge 4
  Robert Pergl
  Patrice Goueslard
GT
  RSR Racing TVR Tuscan T400R TVR Speed 6 4.0L I6 D 40   Michael Caine 4
  Nigel Greensall
  Jonathan Coleman
41   Jonny Kane
  Warren Hughes
  Lawrence Tomlinson
74 3
  Nigel Greensall
  JMB Racing Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 D 70   Roman Rusinov All
  Stéphane Daoudi 1–3
  Jaime Melo 1, 4
  Bert Longin 4
  JWR Mike Jordan
  JWR
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 71   Mike Jordan 2–3
  Robin Liddell 2
  Johnny Mowlem 3
  Autorlando Sport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 P 75   Liz Halliday 4
  Piers Masarati
76   Franco Groppi 1
  Giampaolo Tenchini
  Joël Camathias
  Jim Michaelian 4
  Mauro Casadei
  François Labhardt
  Choro-Q Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 Y 77   Haruki Kurosawa All
  Kazuyuki Nishizawa
  Manabu Orido 1–2
  Thierry Perrier
  Perspective Racing
Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 79   Ian Khan 1–2, 4
  Nigel Smith 1
  Peter Kox
  Michel Heydens 2, 4
  Tim Sugden 4
  Sebah Automotive Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 80   Piers Masarati 1, 3
  Bart Hayden 1
  Xavier Pompidou 2–3
  Marino Franchitti 2
  Marc Lieb 4
  The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 81   Patrick Long 1
  Lars-Erik Nielsen
  Thorkild Thyrring
  Farnbacher Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 2–4
  Lars-Erik Nielsen
  Mike Rockenfeller 2
  Patrick Long 3–4
  Denis Cohignac Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 82   Sylvain Noël 1–2
  Denis Cohignac 1
  Daniel Desbrueres
  Thierry Stépec 2
  André-Alain Corbel
  Seikel Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 Y 83   Luca Riccitelli 1
  Alex Caffi
  Gabrio Rosa
84   Philip Collin All
  Tony Burgess 1, 3–4
  Gaël Lesoudier 2–3
  Arno Klasen 2
  Graeme Mundy 4
  Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 85   Stéphane Ortelli All
  Romain Dumas 1
  Emmanuel Collard 2–4
  Alexey Vasilyev 2
  Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport TVR Tuscan T400R TVR Speed 6 4.0L I6 D 89   Christopher Stockton 1
  Bob Berridge
  Michael Caine
  Jonny Kane 3
  Warren Hughes
  T2M Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 Y 90   Vanina Ickx 1–2, 4
  Wolfgang Kaufmann 1
  Keiko Ihara
  Thierry Rabineau 2, 4
  Paul Daniels 2
  Robin Liddell 3
  Gilles Vannelet
  Yukihiro Hane
  Christophe Tinseau 4
  Racesport Salisbury TVR Tuscan T400R TVR Speed 6 4.0L I6 D 91   John Hartshorne All
  Richard Stanton 1–3
  Graeme Mundy
  Steve Hyde 4
  Adam Sharpe
  Cirtek Motorsport Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 D 92   Rob Wilson All
  Frank Mountain 1–3
  Hans Hugenholtz 1
  Karim Ojjeh 2
  Rory Passey 3
  Andrew Kirkaldy 4
  Maurizio Fabris
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 93   Adam Jones All
  Sascha Maassen
  IN2 Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 D 96   Juan Barazi 4
  Michael Vergers
  Nick Dudfield
  Auto Palace Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 P 97   Steeve Hiesse 1–3
  Giovanni Lavaggi
  Giampaolo Ermolli 1

Season resultsEdit

Overall winner in bold.

Rnd Circuit LMP1 Winning Team LMP2 Winning Team GTS Winning Team GT Winning Team Results
LMP1 Winning Drivers LMP2 Winning Drivers GTS Winning Drivers GT Winning Drivers
1 Monza   #88 Audi Sport UK Veloqx   #99 PiR Compétition   #86 Larbre Compétition   #85 Freisinger Motorsport Results
  Johnny Herbert
  Jamie Davies
  Marc Rostan
  Pierre Bruneau
  Christophe Bouchut
  Pedro Lamy
  Steve Zacchia
  Stéphane Ortelli
  Romain Dumas
2 Nürburgring   #8 Audi Sport UK Veloqx   #13 Courage Compétition   #86 Larbre Compétition   #93 Cirtek Motorsport Results
  Allan McNish
  Pierre Kaffer
  Jean-Marc Gounon
  Alexander Frei
  Sam Hancock
  Christophe Bouchut
  Pedro Lamy
  Steve Zacchia
  Sascha Maassen
  Adam Jones
3 Silverstone   #8 Audi Sport UK Veloqx   #13 Courage Compétition   #86 Larbre Compétition   #70 JMB Racing Results
  Allan McNish
  Pierre Kaffer
  Jean-Marc Gounon
  Alexander Frei
  Sam Hancock
  Christophe Bouchut
  Pedro Lamy
  Steve Zacchia
  Stéphane Daoudi
  Roman Rusinov
4 Spa   #88 Audi Sport UK Veloqx   #13 Courage Compétition   #86 Larbre Compétition   #85 Freisinger Motorsport Results
  Johnny Herbert
  Jamie Davies
  Jonathan Cochet
  Alexander Frei
  Sam Hancock
  Christophe Bouchut
  Pedro Lamy
  Steve Zacchia
  Stéphane Ortelli
  Emmanuel Collard

Teams ChampionshipsEdit

Points are awarded to the top 8 finishers in the order of 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1. Teams with multiple entries do not have their cars combined, each entry number is scored separately in the championship. Cars failing to complete 70% of the winner's distance are not awarded points.

LMP1 StandingsEdit

Pos No Team Chassis Engine Rnd 1 Rnd 2 Rnd 3 Rnd 4 Total
1 #88   Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 10 8 6 10 34
2 #8   Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 8 10 10 28
3 #5   Team Goh Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 6 5 8 8 27
4 #3   Creation Autosportif DBA 03S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 6 6 12
5 #7   RML MG-Lola EX257 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 2 2 2 4 10
6= #17   Pescarolo Sport Pescarolo C60 Judd GV5 5.0L V10 5 4 9
6= #69   Team Jota Zytek 04S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 1 3 5 9
8= #6   Rollcentre Racing Dallara SP1 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 4 3 1 8
8= #22   Zytek Engineering Zytek 04S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 3 5 8
10 #14   Team Nasamax Nasamax DM139 Judd GV5 5.0L V10 (Bioethanol) 1 4 5
11 #11   Larbre Compétition Panoz GTP Ford (Élan) 6L8 6.0L V8 3 3

LMP2 StandingsEdit

Pos No Team Chassis Engine Rnd 1 Rnd 2 Rnd 3 Rnd 4 Total
1 #13   Courage Compétition Courage C65 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 10 10 10 30
2 #99   PiR Compétition Pilbeam MP91 JPX 3.4L V6 10 8 5 3 26
3 #27   Tracsport Lola B2K/40 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 6 4 5 15
4 #36   Gerard Welter WR LMP2 Peugeot 3.4L V6 8 6 14
5 #26   Paul Belmondo Racing Courage C65 MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4 8 8
6 #31   Equipe Palmyr Lucchini SR2000 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 6 6
7 #35   G-Force Racing Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 5 5
8 #32   Lucchini Engineering Lucchini LMP2 Judd XV675 3.4L V8 4 4

GTS StandingsEdit

Pos No Team Chassis Engine Rnd 1 Rnd 2 Rnd 3 Rnd 4 Total
1 #86   Larbre Compétition Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello Ferrari 5.9L V12 10 10 5 10 35
2 #61   Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575-GTC Maranello Ferrari 6.0L V12 8 5 2.5 5 20.5
3 #62   Barron Connor Racing Ferrari 575-GTC Maranello Ferrari 6.0L V12 4 4 6 14
4 #52   Graham Nash Motorsport Saleen S7-R Ford 7.0L V8 6 3 4 13
5= #59   Vitaphone Racing
  Konrad Motorsport
Saleen S7-R Ford 7.0L V8 8 8
5= #87   Larbre Compétition Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello Ferrari 5.9L V12 8 8

† - Half points were awarded due to a lack of competitors.

GT StandingsEdit

Pos No Team Chassis Engine Rnd 1 Rnd 2 Rnd 3 Rnd 4 Total
1 #80   Sebah Automotive Ltd. Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 4 8 8 6 26
2 #70   JMB Racing Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 8 3 10 4 25
3 #85   Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 10 4 10 24
4 #93   Cirtek Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 3 10 8 21
5 #77   Choro Q Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 6 6 1 13
6 #84   Seikel Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 1 5 5 1 12
7 #81   Farnbacher Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 6 5 11
8 #81   The Racer's Group Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 5 5
9= #92   Cirtek Motorsport Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 2 2 4
9= #97   Auto Palace Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Ferrari 3.6L V8 4 4
11= #91   Racesport Salisbury TVR Tuscan T400R TVR 4.0L I6 1 2 3
11= #89   Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport TVR Tuscan T400R TVR 4.0L I6 3 3
11= #90   T2M Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 3 3
14 #75   Autorlando Sport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 2 2

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