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1990 24 Hours of Le Mans

1990 24 Hours of Le Mans
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Index: Races | Winners

The 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 58th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 16 and 17 June 1990.

Track changes

Two chicanes were introduced along the Mulsanne Straight prior to the race. This was done to reduce the maximum speed of the cars after speeds of Script error: No such module "convert". were reached in previous year.

Race

With Sauber not returning for 1990, Jaguar took on Nissan and Porsche. The #3 Jaguar (now running an XJR-12) walked away with the trophy, after the Nissans and the #1 Jaguar broke. After electrical problems with his own car, Martin Brundle replaced Eliseo Salazar in the Jaguar #3 car en route to victory.

Official results

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

File:Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans 1990-2001.png
Le Mans in 1990 (Note the chicanes added on the 3.6 mile Mulsanne straight)
Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 C1 3 23x15px Silk Cut Jaguar
23x15px Tom Walkinshaw Racing
23x15px John Nielsen
23x15px Price Cobb
23x15px Martin Brundle
Jaguar XJR-12 G 359
Jaguar 7.0L V12
2 C1 2 23x15px Silk Cut Jaguar
23x15px Tom Walkinshaw Racing
23x15px Jan Lammers
23x15px Andy Wallace
23x15px Franz Konrad
Jaguar XJR-12 G 355
Jaguar 7.0L V12
3 C1 45 Template:Country data JPN Alpha Racing Team 23x15px Tiff Needell
23x15px David Sears
23x15px Anthony Reid
Porsche 962C Y 352
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
4 C1 7 23x15px Joest Porsche Racing 23x15px Hans-Joachim Stuck
23x15px Derek Bell
23x15px Frank Jelinski
Porsche 962C M 350
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
5 C1 23 Template:Country data JPN Nissan Motorsports International Template:Country data JPN Masahiro Hasemi
Template:Country data JPN Kazuyoshi Hoshino
Template:Country data JPN Toshio Suzuki
Nissan R90CP D 348
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
6 C1 36 Template:Country data JPN Toyota Team Tom's 23x15px Geoff Lees
Template:Country data JPN Masanori Sekiya
Template:Country data JPN Hitoshi Ogawa
Toyota 90C-V B 347
Toyota R32V 3.2L Turbo V8
7 C1 13 23x15px Courage Compétition 23x15px Pascal Fabre
23x15px Michel Trollé
23x15px Lionel Robert
Cougar C24S G 347
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
8 C1 9 23x15px Joest Porsche Racing 23x15px Louis Krages
23x15px Stanley Dickens
23x15px Bob Wollek
Porsche 962C M 346
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
9 C1 27 23x15px Obermaier Racing 23x15px Jürgen Lässig
23x15px Pierre Yver
23x15px Otto Altenbach
Porsche 962C G 341
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
10 C1 15 23x16px Brun Motorsport 23x15px Harald Huysman
23x15px Massimo Sigala
23x16px Bernard Santal
Porsche 962C Y 335
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
11 C1 44 23x15px Richard Lloyd Racing 23x15px John Watson
23x15px Bruno Giacomelli
23x15px Allen Berg
Porsche 962C G 335
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
12 C1 33 23x15px Team Schuppan
23x15px Omron Racing
23x15px Hurley Haywood
23x15px Wayne Taylor
23x15px Rickard Rydell
Porsche 962C D 332
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
13 C1 63 Template:Country data JPN Trust Racing Team 23x15px George Fouché
23x15px Steven Andskär
Template:Country data JPN Shunji Kasuya
Porsche 962C D 330
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
14 C1 6 23x15px Joest Porsche Racing 23x15px Jean-Louis Ricci
23x15px Henri Pescarolo
23x15px Jacques Laffite
Porsche 962C G 328
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
15 C1 55 23x15px Team Schuppan
23x15px Omron Racing
23x15px Eje Elgh
23x15px Thomas Danielsson
23x15px Tomas Mezera
Porsche TS962 D 326
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
16 C1 11 23x15px Porsche Kremer Racing 23x15px Patrick Gonin
23x15px Philippe Alliot
23x15px Bernard de Dryver
Porsche 962CK6 Y 319
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
17 C1 84 23x15px Nissan Performance Technology Inc. 23x15px Steve Millen
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Michael Roe
    23x15px Bob Earl
Nissan R90CK G 311
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
18 C1 21 23x15px Spice Engineering 23x15px Fermín Velez
23x15px Tim Harvey
23x15px Chris Hodgetts
Spice SE90C G 308
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
19 C1 20 23x15px Team Davey 23x15px Max Cohen-Olivar
23x15px Giovanni Lavaggi
23x15px Tim Lee-Davey
Porsche 962C D 306
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
20 GTP 203 Template:Country data JPN Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. Template:Country data JPN Takashi Yorino
Template:Country data JPN Yoshimi Katayama
Template:Country data JPN Yojiro Terada
Mazda 767B D 304
Mazda 13J 2.6L 4-Rotor
21 C2 116 23x15px PC Automotive 23x15px Richard Piper
23x15px Olindo Iacobelli
23x15px Mike Youles
Spice SE89C G 304
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
22 C1 82 23x15px Courage Compétition 23x15px Hervé Regout
23x15px Alain Cudini
23x15px Costas Los
Nissan R89C G 300
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
23 C2 102 23x15px Graff Racing 23x15px Xavier Lapeyre
23x15px Jean-Philippe Grand
23x15px Michel Maisonneuve
Spice SE89C G 291
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
24 C1 10 23x15px Porsche Kremer Racing Template:Country data JPN Kunimitsu Takahashi
23x15px Sarel van der Merwe
Template:Country data JPN Hideki Okada
Porsche 962CK6 Y 279
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
25 C2 103 23x15px Team Mako 23x15px Robbie Stirling
23x15px James Shead
23x15px Ross Hyett
Spice SE88C G 274
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
26 C1 19 23x15px Team Davey Template:Country data JPN Katsunori Iketani
23x15px Patrick Trucco
23x15px Pierre de Thoisy
Porsche 962C D 261
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
27 C2 131 23x15px GP Motorsport 23x15px Richard Jones
23x15px Dudley Wood
23x15px Stephen Hynes
Spice SE87C G 260
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.9L V8
28 C2 132 23x15px GP Motorsport 23x15px Craig Simmiss
23x15px Alistair Fenwick
23x15px Alex Postan
Tiga GC289 G 255
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.9L V8
29
DNF
C1 16 23x16px Repsol Brun Motorsport 23x15px Oscar Larrauri
23x15px Jesús Pareja
23x16px Walter Brun
Porsche 962C Y 353
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
30
DNF
C1 4 23x15px Silk Cut Jaguar
23x15px Tom Walkinshaw Racing
23x15px Davy Jones
23x15px Michel Ferté
23x15px Eliseo Salazar
Jaguar XJR-12 G 282
Jaguar 7.0L V12
31
DNF
C2 128 23x15px Chamberlain Engineering 23x15px Philippe de Henning
23x15px Charles Zwolsman
23x15px Robin Donovan
Spice SE90C G 255
Ford Cosworth DFZ 3.5L V8
32
DNF
C1 83 23x15px Nissan Performance Technology Inc. 23x15px Geoff Brabham
23x15px Chip Robinson
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Derek Daly
Nissan R90CK G 251
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
33
DNF
C1 38 Template:Country data JPN Toyota Team SARD 23x15px Pierre-Henri Raphanel
23x15px Roland Ratzenberger
Template:Country data JPN Naoki Nagasaka
Toyota 90C-V D 241
Toyota R32V 3.2L Turbo V8
34
DNF
C1 1 23x15px Silk Cut Jaguar
23x15px Tom Walkinshaw Racing
23x15px Martin Brundle
23x15px Alain Ferté
23x15px David Leslie
Jaguar XJR-12 G 220
Jaguar 7.0L V12
35
DNF
C1 85 Template:Country data JPN Team Le Mans Template:Country data JPN Takao Wada
23x15px Anders Olofsson
23x15px Maurizio Sandro Sala
Nissan R89C Y 182
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
36
DNF
C1 43 23x15px Richard Lloyd Racing
23x15px Italya Sport
23x15px Manuel Reuter
23x15px JJ Lehto
23x15px James Weaver
Porsche 962C GTi G 181
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
37
DNF
C2 107 23x16px Pierre-Alain Lombardi 23x16px Pierre-Alain Lombardi
23x15px Denis Morin
23x15px Ferdinand de Lesseps
Spice SE87C G 170
Ford Cosworth DFY 3.0L V8
38
DNF
C2 105 23x15px ADA Engineering 23x15px Ian Harrower
23x15px John Sheldon
23x15px Jerry Mahony
ADA 02B G 164
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
39
DNF
GTP 201 Template:Country data JPN Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. 23x15px Volker Weidler
23x15px Bertrand Gachot
23x15px Johnny Herbert
Mazda 787 D 148
Mazda R26B 2.6L 4-Rotor
40
DNF
GTP 202 Template:Country data JPN Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. 23x15px Stefan Johansson
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland David Kennedy
    23x15px Pierre Dieudonné
Mazda 787 D 147
Mazda R26B 2.6L 4-Rotor
41
DNF
C1 24 Template:Country data JPN Nissan Motorsports International 23x15px Mark Blundell
23x15px Julian Bailey
23x15px Gianfranco Brancatelli
Nissan R90CK D 142
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
42
DNF
GTP 230 23x15px MOMO Gebhardt Racing 23x15px Gianpiero Moretti
23x15px Nick Adams
23x15px Günther Gebhardt
Porsche 962C G 138
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
43
DNF
C1 26 23x15px Obermaier Racing 23x15px Jürgen Oppermann
23x15px Harald Grohs
23x15px Marc Duez
Porsche 962C G 140
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
44
DNF
C1 54 23x15px Mussato Action Cars 23x15px Massimo Monti
23x15px Fabio Magnani
Lancia LC2 D 86
Ferrari 308C 3.0L Turbo V8
45
DNF
C1 37 Template:Country data JPN Toyota Team Tom's Template:Country data JPN Aguri Suzuki
23x15px Johnny Dumfries
23x15px Roberto Ravaglia
Toyota 90C-V B 64
Toyota R32V 3.2L Turbo V8
46
DNF
C1 12 23x15px Courage Compétition 23x16px Bernard Thuner
23x15px Alain Ianetta
23x15px Pascal Pessiot
Cougar C24S G 57
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
47
DNF
C2 113 23x15px Etablissements Chereau 23x15px Philippe Farjon
23x15px Jean Messaoudi
Cougar C20S G 43
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
48
DNF
C2 106 23x15px Automobiles Louis Descartes 23x15px François Migault
23x15px Gérard Tremblay
23x15px Jacques Heuclin
ALD C289 D 36
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
49
DNF
C1 25 Template:Country data JPN Nissan Motorsports International 23x15px Kenny Acheson
23x15px Martin Donnelly
23x15px Olivier Grouillard
Nissan R90CK D 0
Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8
DNS C1 8 23x15px Joest Porsche Racing 23x15px Bob Wollek
23x15px Jonathan Palmer
23x15px Philippe Alliot
Porsche 962C M -
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6

Statistcs

  • Pole Position - #24 Nissan Motorsports International - 3:27.020
  • Fastest Lap - #84 Nissan Performance Technology Inc. - 3:40.030
  • Distance - 4882.4 km
  • Average Speed - 204.036 km/h
  • Highest Trap Speed — Jaguar XJR-12 - Script error: No such module "convert". (race), Nissan R90CK - Script error: No such module "convert". (qualifying)