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The 2008 1000 km of Nürburgring was the fourth round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season. It took place at the Nürburgring, Germany, on 17 August 2008.

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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 8   Team Peugeot Total   Stéphane Sarrazin
  Pedro Lamy
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 195
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 7   Team Peugeot Total   Nicolas Minassian
  Marc Gené
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 195
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP1 2   Audi Sport Team Joest   Alexandre Prémat
  Mike Rockenfeller
Audi R10 TDI M 194
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
4 LMP1 1   Audi Sport Team Joest   Allan McNish
  Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 TDI M 194
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
5 LMP1 10   Charouz Racing System   Jan Charouz
  Stefan Mücke
Lola B08/60 M 189
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
6 LMP1 5   Team Oreca-Matmut   Soheil Ayari
  Stéphane Ortelli
  Loïc Duval
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 188
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
7 LMP2 34   Van Merksteijn Motorsport
  Equipe Verschuur
  Jos Verstappen
  Jeroen Bleekemolen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 188
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
8 LMP1 15   Creation AIM   Stuart Hall
  Jamie Campbell-Walter
Creation CA07 D 187
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
9 LMP2 35   Saulnier Racing   Pierre Ragues
  Matthieu Lahaye
Pescarolo 01 M 184
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
10 LMP2 31   Team Essex   Caspar Elgaard
  John Nielsen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo D 184
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
11 LMP2 46   Embassy Racing   Darren Manning
  Joey Foster
Embassy WF01 M 183
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
12 LMP2 40   Quifel ASM Team   Miguel Amaral
  Olivier Pla
Lola B05/40 D 182
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
13 LMP2 25   Ray Mallock Ltd.   Mike Newton
  Thomas Erdos
MG-Lola EX265 M 181
MG (AER) XP21 2.0 L Turbo I4
14 LMP2 45   Embassy Racing   Jonny Kane
  Warren Hughes
Embassy WF01 M 180
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
15 LMP2 32   Barazi-Epsilon   Juan Barazi
  Michael Vergers
  Fernando Rees
Zytek 07S/2 M 180
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
16 LMP2 33   Speedy Racing Team
  Sebah Automotive
  Andrea Belicchi
  Xavier Pompidou
  Steve Zacchia
Lola B08/80 M 179
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
17 LMP2 41   Trading Performance   Karim Ojjeh
  Claude-Yves Gosselin
Zytek 07S/2 M 179
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
18 LMP1 17   Pescarolo Sport   Harold Primat
  Christophe Tinseau
Pescarolo 01 M 176
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
19 LMP1 18   Rollcentre Racing   João Barbosa
  Vanina Ickx
  Martin Short
Pescarolo 01 D 175
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
20 GT1 59   Team Modena   Tomáš Enge
  Antonio García
Aston Martin DBR9 M 172
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
21 LMP2 44   Kruse Schiller Motorsport   Jean de Pourtalès
  Hideki Noda
Lola B05/40 D 172
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
22 LMP1 14   Creation AIM   Liz Halliday
  Stephen Simpson
Creation CA07 D 172
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
23 LMP2 27   Horag Racing   Fredy Lienhard
  Didier Theys
  Jan Lammers
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 170
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
24 GT2 96   Virgo Motorsport   Rob Bell
  Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari F430GT D 169
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
25 GT2 77   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Marc Lieb
  Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 167
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
26 GT2 76   IMSA Performance Matmut   Raymond Narac
  Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 167
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
27 GT2 99   JMB Racing
  Aucott Racing
  Ben Aucott
  Stéphane Daoudi
Ferrari F430GT D 166
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
28 GT2 85   Snoras Spyker Squadron   Peter Dumbreck
  Ralf Kelleners
  Alexey Vasilyev
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 165
Audi 4.0 L V8
29 GT2 75   IMSA Performance Matmut   Richard Balandras
  Michel Lecourt
  Jean-Philippe Belloc
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 164
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
30 LMP1 4   Saulnier Racing   Jacques Nicolet
  Richard Hein
Pescarolo 01 M 164
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
31 GT2 98   JMB Racing   Maurice Basso
  Peter Kutemann
  Johan-Boris Scheier
Ferrari F430GT D 163
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
32 GT2 95   James Watt Automotive   Markus Palttala
  Paul Daniels
  Tim Sugden
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR D 162
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
33 LMP1 20   Epsilon Euskadi   Ángel Burgueño
  Miguel Ángel de Castro
Epsilon Euskadi ee1 M 160
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
34 LMP2 26   Team Bruichladdich Radical   Jens Petersen
  Jan-Dirk Lueders
  Marc Rostan
Radical SR9 D 159
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
35 GT2 88   Team Felbermayr-Proton   Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
  Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
  Christian Ried
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 157
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
36 GT2 90   Farnbacher Racing   Pierre Ehret
  Pierre Kaffer
  Anthony Beltoise
Ferrari F430GT M 156
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
37 GT1 72   Luc Alphand Aventures   Luc Alphand
  Guillaume Moreau
  Patrice Goueslard
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 140
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
38
NC
LMP1 3   Scuderia Lavaggi   Giovanni Lavaggi
  Wolfgang Kaufmann
Lavaggi LS1 D 110
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
39
NC
LMP1 6   Team Oreca-Matmut   Olivier Panis
  Nicolas Lapierre
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 167
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
40
NC
LMP1 21   Epsilon Euskadi   Adrián Vallés
  Shinji Nakano
Epsilon Euskadi ee1 M 163
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
41
DNF
GT2 94   Speedy Racing Team   Andrea Chiesa
  Benjamin Leuenberger
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 145
Audi 4.0 L V8
42
DNF
GT1 55   IPB Spartak Racing
  Reiter Engineering
  Peter Kox
  Roman Rusinov
Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT M 131
Lamborghini L535 6.0 L V12
43
DNF
LMP2 37   WR Salini   Stéphane Salini
  Philippe Salini
  Patrice Roussel
WR LMP2008 D 126
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
44
DNF
GT2 91   Farnbacher Racing   Lars-Erik Nielsen
  Allan Simonsen
  Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 101
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
45
DNF
LMP1 16   Pescarolo Sport   Emmanuel Collard
  Jean-Christophe Boullion
Pescarolo 01 M 97
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
46
DNF
GT1 73   Luc Alphand Aventures   Jérôme Policand
  Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 50
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8

† - Both #6 Team Oreca-Matmut and #21 Epsilon Euskadi failed to complete the final lap of the race, therefore they are not classified in the final results.

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #7 Team Peugeot Total - 1:39.492[2]
  • Fastest Lap - #7 Team Peugeot Total - 1:40.501[1]
  • Average Speed - 174.227 kilometres per hour (108.260 mph)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Race — Final". Le Mans Series. 2008-08-17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-19. Retrieved 2008-08-17.
  2. ^ "Qualifying" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-08-17.

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