2008 1000 km of Catalunya

The 2008 1000 km of Catalunya was the opening round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season. It took place at the Circuit de Catalunya, Spain, on 6 April 2008.

Race resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).[1]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 7   Team Peugeot Total   Nicolas Minassian
  Marc Gené
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 215
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 2   Audi Sport Team Joest   Alexandre Prémat
  Mike Rockenfeller
Audi R10 M 214
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP1 10   Charouz Racing System   Jan Charouz
  Stefan Mücke
Lola B08/60 M 212
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
4 LMP1 16   Pescarolo Sport   Emmanuel Collard
  Jean-Christophe Boullion
Pescarolo 01 M 210
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
5 LMP1 1   Audi Sport Team Joest   Allan McNish
  Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 M 209
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
6 LMP2 34   Van Merksteijn Motorsport
  Equipe Verschuur
  Peter van Merksteijn Sr.
  Jos Verstappen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 208
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
7 LMP1 17   Pescarolo Sport   Harold Primat
  Christophe Tinseau
Pescarolo 01 M 208
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
8 LMP2 33   Speedy Racing Team
  Sebah Automotive
  Andrea Belicchi
  Xavier Pompidou
  Steve Zacchia
Lola B08/80 M 207
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
9 LMP2 31   Team Essex   Casper Elgaard
  John Nielsen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo D 204
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
10 LMP1 18   Rollcentre Racing   Martin Short
  Vanina Ickx
  João Barbosa
Pescarolo 01 D 204
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
11 LMP2 25   Ray Mallock Ltd.   Mike Newton
  Thomas Erdos
MG-Lola EX265 M 201
MG (AER) XP21 2.0 L Turbo I4
12 LMP1 8   Team Peugeot Total   Stéphane Sarrazin
  Pedro Lamy
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 200
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
13 LMP2 35   Saulnier Racing   Pierre Ragues
  Matthieu Lahaye
Pescarolo 01 M 199
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
14 LMP2 27   Horag Racing   Fredy Lienhard
  Didier Theys
  Jan Lammers
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 198
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
15 LMP2 26   Team Bruichladdich Radical   Jens Petersen
  Jan-Dirk Lueders
  Marc Rostan
Radical SR9 D 194
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
16 GT1 72   Luc Alphand Aventures   Luc Alphand
  Guillaume Moreau
  Patrice Goueslard
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 194
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8
17 LMP2 41   Trading Performance   Karim Ojjeh
  Claude-Yves Gosselin
  Julien Schroyen
Zytek 07S/2 M 193
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
18 GT1 50   Larbre Compétition   Frédéric Makowiecki
  Christophe Bouchut
  Patrick Bornhauser
Saleen S7-R M 192
Ford 7.0 L V8
19 GT1 55   IPB Spartak Racing
  Reiter Engineering
  Peter Kox
  Roman Rusinov
Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT M 190
Lamborghini L535 6.0 L V12
20 LMP2 40   Quifel ASM Team   Miguel Amaral
  Olivier Pla
Lola B05/40 D 190
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
21 GT2 96   Virgo Motorsport   Rob Bell
  Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari F430GT D 189
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
22 GT2 77   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Marc Lieb
  Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 189
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
23 GT2 76   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 187
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
24 GT2 90   Farnbacher Racing   Pierre Ehret
  Pierre Kaffer
  Anthony Beltoise
Ferrari F430GT M 186
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
25 GT2 85   Snoras Spyker Squadron   Peter Dumbreck
  Ralf Kelleners
  Alexey Vasiliev
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 184
Audi 4.0 L V8
26 GT2 99   JMB Racing
  Aucott Racing
  Stéphane Daoudi
  Ben Aucott
Ferrari F430GT M 183
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
27 GT2 75   IMSA Performance Matmut   Richard Balandras
  Michel Lecourt
  Jean-Philippe Belloc
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 182
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
28 GT2 95   James Watt Automotive   Markus Palttala
  Mikael Forsten
  Paul Daniels
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR D 182
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
29 GT2 88   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
  Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
  Christian Ried
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 181
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
30 GT2 98   JMB Racing   Bo McCormick
  Maurice Basso
  Mauro Casadei
Ferrari F430GT M 178
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
31 LMP1 19   Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport   Bob Berridge
  Gareth Evans
Lola B06/10 D 177
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
32 LMP1 20   Epsilon Euskadi   Angel Burgueño
  Miguel Ángel de Castro
Epsilon Euskadi EE1 M 167
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
33 LMP1 14   Creation Autosportif   Jamie Campbell-Walter
  Stuart Hall
  Felipe Ortiz
Creation CA07 D 163
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
34 LMP2 37   WR Salini   Stéphane Salini
  Philippe Salini
  Patrice Roussel
WR LMP2008 D 154
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
35
NC
LMP2 30   Racing Box   Filippo Francioni
  Marco Didaio
Lucchini LMP2/04 D 142
Judd XV675 3.4 L V8
36
DNF
LMP1 6   Team Oreca-Matmut   Olivier Panis
  Nicolas Lapierre
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 178
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
37
DNF
GT1 73   Luc Alphand Aventures   Sébastien Dumez
  Jean-Luc Blanchemain
  Roland Bervillé
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 162
Chevrolet LS7.R 7.0 L V8
38
DNF
LMP1 4   Saulnier Racing   Jacques Nicolet
  Marc Faggionato
  Richard Hein
Pescarolo 01 M 132
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
39
DNF
GT1 59   Team Modena   Tomáš Enge
  Antonio García
Aston Martin DBR9 M 124
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
40
DNF
LMP1 5   Team Oreca-Matmut   Soheil Ayari
  Stéphane Ortelli
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 108
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
41
DNF
LMP2 44   Kruse Schiller Motorsport   Jean de Pourtales
  Hideki Noda
Lola B05/40 D 94
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
42
DNF
GT2 91   Farnbacher Racing   Lars-Erik Nielsen
  Allan Simonsen
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 90
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
43
DNF
LMP1 3   Scuderia Lavaggi   Giovanni Lavaggi
  Wolfgang Kaufmann
Lavaggi LS1 D 87
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
44
DNF
LMP2 32   Barazi-Epsilon   Juan Barazi
  Michael Vergers
Zytek 07S/2 M 55
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
45
DNF
LMP2 45   Embassy Racing   Mario Haberfeld
  Warren Hughes
Embassy WF01 M 43
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
46
DNF
LMP2 46   Embassy Racing   Jonny Kane
  Joey Foster
Embassy WF01 M 41
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
47
DNF
GT2 94   Speedy Racing Team   Andrea Chiesa
  Benjamin Leuenberger
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 17
Audi 4.0 L V8
DNS GT2 93   James Watt Automotive   Alan van der Merwe
  Stéphane Lémeret
  Michael Outzen
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 D -
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #8 Team Peugeot Total - 1:31.875[2]
  • Fastest Lap - #8 Team Peugeot Total - 1:33.515[1]
  • Average Speed - 167.030 km/h[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "1000 KM Final" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-06.
  2. ^ "Qualifying" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 5 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-06.

External linksEdit


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