2015 Petit Le Mans

The 18th Annual petit Le Mans presented by Mazda was the 2015 version of the Petit Le Mans automotive endurance race, was held on October 1st-3rd 2015 at the Road Atlanta circuit in Braselton, Georgia. This was the second Petit Le Mans in the United SportsCar Championship. The race was rain shorted for the first time with only eight hours of racing instead of the maximum 10 hours. The race was won by Porsche North America Racing in 8 hours (199 laps). This marked the first time since the 2003 24 Hours of Daytona that a prototype did not score the overall victory.

Entry listEdit

The official entry list consisted of 37 cars, including 9 in prototype, 8 in prototype challenge, 8 in GTLM and 12 in GTD.

ResultsEdit

Class winners denoted in bold and with  .

Pos Class No. Team / Entrant Drivers Chassis Laps Time/Retired
Engine
1 GTLM 911 Porsche North America   Richard Lietz
  Patrick Pilet
  Nick Tandy
Porsche 911 RSR 199 7:51:12.894 
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
2 GTLM 24 BMW Team RLL   John Edwards
  Jens Klingmann
  Lucas Luhr
BMW Z4 GTE 199 +5.475
BMW 4.4 L V8
3 P 5 Action Express Racing   João Barbosa
  Sébastien Bourdais
  Christian Fittipaldi
Chevrolet Corvette DP 199 +8.524 
Chevrolet LS6 5.0 L V8
4 P 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates   Scott Dixon
  Joey Hand
  Scott Pruett
Riley XXVI 199 +8.773
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
5 P 31 Action Express Racing   Dane Cameron
  Eric Curran
  Max Papis
Chevrolet Corvette DP 199 +9.908
Chevrolet LS6 5.0 L V8
6 GTLM 4 Corvette Racing   Ryan Briscoe
  Oliver Gavin
  Tommy Milner
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 199 +11.764
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8
7 P 10 Wayne Taylor Racing   Max Angelelli
  Jordan Taylor
  Ricky Taylor
Chevrolet Corvette DP 199 +13.378
Chevrolet LS6 5.0 L V8
8 GTLM 25 BMW Team RLL   Bill Auberlen
  Augusto Farfus
  Dirk Werner
BMW Z4 GTE 199 +14.446
BMW 4.4 L V8
9 GTLM 62 Risi Competizione   Giancarlo Fisichella
  Pierre Kaffer
  Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 199 +20.840
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
10 GTLM 3 Corvette Racing   Ryan Briscoe
  Antonio García
  Jan Magnussen
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 198 +1 Lap
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8
11 GTLM 17 Team Falken Tire   Wolf Henzler
  Patrick Long
  Bryan Sellers
Porsche 911 RSR 197 +2 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
12 P 90 VisitFlorida.com Racing   Mike Rockenfeller
  Michael Valiante
  Richard Westbrook
Chevrolet Corvette DP 197 +2 Laps
Chevrolet LS6 5.0 L V8
13 GTLM 912 Porsche North America   Earl Bamber
  Jörg Bergmeister
  Frédéric Makowiecki
Porsche 911 RSR 196 +3 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
14 PC 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   Mike Guasch
  Tom Kimber-Smith
  Andrew Palmer
Oreca FLM09 194 +5 Laps 
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
15 PC 8 Starworks Motorsport   Mike Hedlund
  Alex Popow
  Mirco Schultis
  Renger van der Zande
Oreca FLM09 194 +5 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
16 PC 16 BAR1 Motorsports   Tomy Drissi
  Marc Drumwright
  Johnny Mowlem
  Don Yount
Oreca FLM09 193 +6 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
17 GTD 73 Park Place Motorsports   Patrick Lindsey
  Spencer Pumpelly
  Madison Snow
Porsche 911 GT America 192 +7 Laps 
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
18 GTD 44 Magnus Racing   Andy Lally
  John Potter
  Robert Renauer
Porsche 911 GT America 192 +7 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
19 GTD 93 Riley Motorsports   Al Carter
  Marc Goossens
  Cameron Lawrence
Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R 192 +7 Laps
Dodge 8.0 L V10
20 GTD 63 Scuderia Corsa   Townsend Bell
  Jeff Segal
  Bill Sweedler
Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 192 +7 Laps
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
21 GTD 45 Flying Lizard Motorsports   Guy Cosmo
  Colin Thompson
  Robert Thorne
Audi R8 LMS 192 +7 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
22 GTD 64 Scuderia Corsa   Matteo Cressoni
  Daniel Serra
  Jeff Westphal
Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 192 +7 Laps
Ferrari F142 4.5 L V8
23 GTD 23 Team Seattle/Alex Job Racing   Mario Farnbacher
  Ian James
  Alex Riberas
Porsche 911 GT America 192 +7 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
24 GTD 22 Alex Job Racing   Andrew Davis
  Leh Keen
  Cooper MacNeil
Porsche 911 GT America 192 +7 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
25 GTD 007 TRG-AMR   Brandon Davis
  Christina Nielsen
  Kuno Wittmer
Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 191 +8 Laps
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
26 GTD 48 Paul Miller Racing   Christopher Haase
  Bryce Miller
  Dion von Moltke
Audi R8 LMS 191 +8 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
27 GTD 97 Turner Motorsport   Billy Johnson
  Michael Marsal
  Markus Palttala
  Andy Priaulx
BMW Z4 GT3 189 +10 Laps
BMW 4.4 L V8
28 GTD 33 Riley Motorsports   Jeroen Bleekemolen
  Sebastiaan Bleekemolen
  Ben Keating
Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R 185 +14 Laps
Dodge 8.0 L V10
29 PC 54 CORE Autosport   Jon Bennett
  Colin Braun
  Anthony Lazzaro
Oreca FLM09 174 +25 Laps
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
30 P 07 Mazda Motorsports   Joel Miller
  Tom Long
Mazda Prototype 167 Did not finish
Mazda SkyActiv-D 2.2 L Turbo I4 (Diesel)
31 P 70 Mazda Motorsports   Jonathan Bomarito
  Tristan Nunez
  Sylvain Tremblay
Mazda Prototype 158 Did not finish
Mazda SkyActiv-D 2.2 L Turbo I4 (Diesel)
32 PC 85 JDC-Miller MotorSports   Misha Goikhberg
  Chris Miller
  Rusty Mitchell
Oreca FLM09 145 Did not finish
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
33 P 0 Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing   Katherine Legge
  Andy Meyrick
  Memo Rojas
DeltaWing DWC13 133 Did not finish
Élan 1.4 L Turbo I4
34 PC 11 RSR Racing   Chris Cumming
  Bruno Junqueira
  Gustavo Menezes
Oreca FLM09 105 Did not finish
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
35 P 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian   Matt McMurry
  Oswaldo Negri
  John Pew
Ligier JS P2 100 Did not finish
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Twin-turbo V6
36 PC 88 Starworks Motorsport   John Falb
  Alex Popow
  Sean Rayhall
Oreca FLM09 79 Did not finish
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
DNS PC 38 Performance Tech Motorsports   Conor Daly
  James French
  Jerome Mee
Oreca FLM09 Did not start
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
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