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1979 24 Heures du Mans


Le Mans
307 laps
Average speed of winner: 173.913 kph
Fastest lap: Jacky Ickx 3:36.10



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FinishStartClassClass RankDriversCar #TeamChassisEngineOwnerQualifying TimeLaps
13Gr. 5 +2.01Klaus Ludwig41Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K3Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Kremer3:34.64307
Don Whittington
Bill Whittington
216IMSA +2.51Rolf Stommelen70Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935/77APorsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Barbour3:49.84299
Paul Newman
Dick Barbour
320Gr. 5 +2.02Laurent Ferrier40Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935/77APorsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Kremer3:55.08297
François Sérvanin
François Trisconi
438GT +3.01Herbert Müller82Lubrifilm Racing TeamPorsche 934Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Lubrifilm4:06.65296
Angelo Pallavicini
Marco Vanoli
56S +2.01Jean Ragnotti5VSD Canon Jean RondeauRondeau M379Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Rondeau3:43.28292
Bernard Darniche
623IMSA +2.52Manfred Winkelhock76Hervé PoulainBMW M1BMW M88 3.5L I6Poulain3:57.38288
Marcel Mignot
Hervé Poulain
717Gr. 5 +2.03Edgar Dören42Sekurit RacingPorsche 935/77APorsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Moritz3:51.01283
Dieter Schornstein
Götz von Tschirnhaus
854IMSA +2.53Edwin Abate72Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935/78Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Barbour4:18.19283
Bob Garretson
Skeeter McKitterick
939IMSA +2.54Robert Kirby73Wynn's International Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935/78Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Barbour4:07.05280
Bob Harmon
John Hotchkis, Sr.
109S +2.02Henri Pescarolo4ITT Oceanic Jean RondeauRondeau M379Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Rondeau3:45.50279
Jean-Pierre Beltoise
1126Gr. 5 +2.04Claude Haldi43Claude HaldiPorsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Haldi3:59.87275
Herbert Loewe
Rodrigo Terran
1245IMSA +2.55Nick Faure61BeurlysFerrari 512BB/LMFerrari 4.9L Flat-12Beurlys4:12.98274
Steve O'Rourke
Bernard de Dryver
137Gr. 5 +2.05Axel Plankenhorn45Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 935 K3Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Kremer3:44.98273
Philippe Gurdjian
John Winter
1427GTP +3.01Jean-Daniel Raulet52WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P79Peugeot PRV 2.7L Turbo V6WM4:00.01272
Max Mamers
Serge Saulnier
1524Gr. 5 +2.06Jacques Guérin39ASA CachiaPorsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Cachia3:57.47268
Chanaud
Frédéric Alliot
1651GT +3.02Georges Bourdillat86Kores RacingPorsche 934Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Kores4:15.17265
Pascal Ennequin
Alain-Michel Bernhard
1735S 2.01Robin Smith29Mogil Motors Ltd.Chevron B36Ford Cosworth BDG 2.0L I4Mogil4:05.80265
Tony Charnell
Richard Jones
1849S 2.02Brian Joscelyne24Dorset Racing AssociatesLola T297Ford Cosworth BDX 2.0L I4Dorset4:12.47260
Tony Birchenhough
Richard Jenvey
1948GT +3.03Anny-Charlotte Verney84Anne-Charlotte VerneyPorsche 934Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Verney4:12.29251
Patrick Bardinon
René Metge
2014S +2.03Martin Raymond15Fisons Agricole - Simon PhillipsDe Cadenet-Lola T380Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Simon Phillips3:48.44250
Simon Phillips
Ray Mallock
2134S 2.03Pierre Yver20Lambretta S.A.F.D.Lola T298BMW M12 2.0L I4Lambretta4:05.74248
Max Cohen-Olivar
Michel Elkoubi
2247S 2.04Bernard Verdier28Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Course4:12.17239
Albert Dufrène
Noël del Bello
2341S 2.05Michel Dubois26Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Course4:07.59133
Pierre-François Rousselot
Marc Menant
245S +2.04Vern Schuppan10Grand Touring Cars Ltd.Mirage M10Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8GTC3:41.63121
Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
David Hobbs
2544Gr. 5 +2.07Gianfranco Brancatelli35Carlo PietromarchiDe Tomaso PanteraFord 351 5.8L V8Pietromarchi4:10.77108
Carlo Pietromarchi
Maurizio Micangeli
268S +2.05Derek Bell11Grand Touring Cars Ltd.Mirage M10Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8GTC3:44.83262
David Hobbs
Vern Schuppan
2730IMSA +2.56Jean-Claude Andruet62JMS RacingFerrari 512BB/LMFerrari 4.9L Flat-12Pozzi4:02.42240
Spartaco Dini
281S +2.06Bob Wollek14Essex Motorsport PorschePorsche 936Porsche Type-935 2.1L Turbo Flat-6Essex3:30.07236
Hurley Haywood
2928IMSA +2.57Michel Leclère63JMS RacingFerrari 512BB/LMFerrari 4.9L Flat-12Pozzi4:00.78219
Claude Ballot-Léna
Peter Gregg
3019GTP 3.01Jean Rondeau55Merlin Plage Jean RondeauRondeau M379Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Rondeau3:54.28207
Jacky Haran
314Gr. 5 +2.51Manfred Schurti36Gelo Racing Sportswear Intl.Porsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Gelo3:36.65201
Hans Heyer
322S +2.07Jacky Ickx12Essex Motorsport PorschePorsche 936Porsche Type-935 2.1L Turbo Flat-6Essex3:31.37200
Brian Redman
Jürgen Barth
3311Gr. 5 +2.52John Fitzpatrick37Gelo Racing Sportswear Intl.Porsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Gelo3:46.25196
Harald Grohs
Jean-Louis Lafosse
3453S 2.06Alain Levié25Jean-Marie LemerleLola T298ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Lemerle4:17.38189
Jean-Pierre Malcher
Jean-Marie Lemerle
3543S 2.07Marcel Tarrès33Chevalley Racing SwitzerlandChevron B36ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Course4:08.26187
Alain Dechelette
Charles Dechelette
3642S 2.08Michel Lateste31Kores Racing - France ChauffageLola T297BMW M12 2.0L I4Kores4:08.08182
Dominique Lacaud
Christian Heinkélé
3752GT +3.04Christian Bussi87Christian BussiPorsche 934Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Bussi4:15.82182
Bernard Salam
3833GTP +3.02Roger Dorchy51WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P79Peugeot PRV 2.7L Turbo V6WM4:04.17157
Denis Morin
3925IMSA +2.58Ted Field68Interscope RacingPorsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Interscope3:58.49154
Milt Minter
John Morton
4013S +2.08John Cooper3J.C. Racing Ltd.De Cadenet-Lola T380Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8JC3:47.82146
Peter Lovett
John Morrison
4131S 2.09Bruno Sotty23PronuptiaLola T296Ford Cosworth BDG 2.0L I4Pronuptia4:02.92134
Gérard Cuynet
Marc Frischknecht
4237S 2.010Alain Cudini32BP Racing/Hubert StriebigToj SC206BMW M12 2.0L I4Striebig4:06.62121
Hubert Striebig
Hughes Kirschoffer
4329S 2.011Marc Sourd27Racing Organisation CourseChevron B36ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Course4:01.3292
Florian Vetsch
Roger Carmillet
4446S 2.012Sandro Plastina17Cheetah Racing CarsCheetah G601BMW M12 2.0L I4Cheetah4:12.0287
Philippe Roux
Mario Luini
4522GTP +3.03Michel Pignard53WM A.E.R.E.M.WM P79Peugeot PRV 2.7L Turbo V6WM3:56.0887
Jacques Coulon
Serge Saulnier
4640S 2.013Daniel Brillat18Daniel BrillatCheetah G601ROC-Chrysler 2.0L I4Brillat4:07.1780
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann
4732IMSA +2.59Bob Akin71Dick Barbour RacingPorsche 935Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6Barbour4:03.3978
Roy Woods
Rob McFarlin
4850S 2.014Eric Vuagnat22Georges MorandLola T296Ford Cosworth BDG 2.0L I4Morand4:12.9176
Daniel Laurent
Jacques Boillat
4921IMSA +2.510Jean-Pierre Jarier74Jean-Pierre JarierPorsche 935Porsche Type-935 2.9L Turbo Flat-6Jarier3:55.7365
Randy Townsend
Raymond Touroul
5012S +2.09Xavier Lapeyre1Chevalley Racing SwitzerlandLola T286Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Chevalley3:47.5759
André Chevalley
Patrick Perrier
5136IMSA +2.511Jean-Pierre Delaunay64North American Racing TeamFerrari 512BB/LMFerrari 4.9L Flat-12NART4:06.3054
Cyril Grandet
Preston Henn
5215S +2.010Chris Craft6Dome Co. Ltd.Dome Zero RLFord Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Dome3:49.2640
Gordon Spice
Tony Trimmer
5318S +2.011Bob Evans7Dome Co. Ltd.Dome Zero RLFord Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8Dome3:51.2425
Tony Trimmer
5455GTP +3.04Robin Hamilton50Robin HamiltonAston Martin DBS V8Aston Martin 5.3L Turbo V8Robin Hamilton4:24.4821
Mike Salmon
Dave Preece
5510S +2.012François Migault8Alain de CadenetDe Cadenet-Lola T380Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0L V8de Cadenet3:45.6110
Alain de Cadenet