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2008 1000 Km of Spa

The 2008 1000 km of Spa was the third round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season. It took place at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, on 11 May 2008.

This race marked the first international victory for Canadian Jacques Villeneuve since the Formula One Luxembourg Grand Prix in 1997.

Race results

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 France Team Peugeot Total France Nicolas Minassian
Spain Marc Gené
Canada Jacques Villeneuve
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 143
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 2 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest France Alexandre Prémat
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
Audi R10 M 143
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
3 LMP1 6 France Team Oreca-Matmut France Olivier Panis
France Nicolas Lapierre
Courage-Oreca LC70 M 140
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
4 LMP1 1 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom Allan McNish
Italy Rinaldo Capello
Audi R10 M 139
Audi TDI 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
5 LMP1 16 France Pescarolo Sport France Emmanuel Collard
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Pescarolo 01 M 139
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
6 LMP2 34 Netherlands Van Merksteijn Motorsport
Netherlands Equipe Verschuur
Netherlands Peter Van Merksteijn
Netherlands Jos Verstappen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 138
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
7 LMP2 27 Switzerland Horag Racing Switzerland Fredy Lienhard
Belgium Didier Theys
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Porsche RS Spyder Evo M 138
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
8 LMP2 31 Denmark Team Essex Denmark Casper Elgaard
Denmark John Nielsen
Porsche RS Spyder Evo D 135
Porsche MR6 3.4 L V8
9 LMP1 15 United Kingdom Creation AIM United Kingdom Stuart Hall
United Kingdom Robbie Kerr
Creation CA07 D 134
AIM (Judd) YS5.5 5.5 L V10
10 LMP2 35 France Saulnier Racing France Pierre Ragues
France Matthieu Lahaye
Pescarolo 01 M 134
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
11 LMP1 20 Spain Epsilon Euskadi Spain Ángel Burgueño
Spain Miguel Ángel de Castro
Epsilon Euskadi ee1 M 133
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
12 LMP2 41 Switzerland Trading Performance Saudi Arabia Karim Ojjeh
France Claude-Yves Gosselin
Belgium Julian Schroyen
Zytek 07S/2 M 133
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
13 GT1 72 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Luc Alphand
France Guillaume Moreau
France Patrice Goueslard
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 130
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
14 LMP1 4 France Saulnier Racing France Jacques Nicolet
Monaco Marc Faggionato
Monaco Richard Hein
Pescarolo 01 M 130
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
15 GT1 55 Russia IPB Spartak Racing
Germany Reiter Engineering
Netherlands Peter Kox
Russia Roman Rusinov
Lamborghini Murciélago R-GT M 129
Lamborghini L535 6.0 L V12
16 GT1 59 United Kingdom Team Modena Czech Republic Tomá? Enge
Spain Antonio García
Aston Martin DBR9 M 127
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
17 GT2 96 United Kingdom Virgo Motorsport United Kingdom Rob Bell
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Ferrari F430GT D 126
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
18 GT2 77 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Australia Alex Davison
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 126
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
19 GT2 88 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Austria Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
Austria Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
Germany Christian Ried
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 123
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
20 GT2 94 Switzerland Speedy Racing Team Switzerland Andrea Chiesa
Switzerland Benjamin Leuenberger
Switzerland Iradj Alexander
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 123
Audi 4.0 L V8
21 GT2 99 Monaco JMB Racing
United Kingdom Aucott Racing
France Alain Ferté
United Kingdom Ben Aucott
Ferrari F430GT M 123
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
22 GT2 76 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Raymond Narac
Austria Richard Lietz
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 122
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
23 GT2 98 Monaco JMB Racing Switzerland Maurice Basso
Netherlands Peter Kutemann
France Stéphane Daoudi
Ferrari F430GT M 122
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
24 GT1 61 United Kingdom Strakka Racing United Kingdom Peter Hardman
United Kingdom Nick Leventis
Aston Martin DBR9 D 121
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
25 GT2 95 United Kingdom James Watt Automotive Finland Markus Palttala
United Kingdom Paul Daniels
United Kingdom Tim Sugden
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR D 121
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
26 GT2 85 Netherlands Snoras Spyker Squadron United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
Germany Ralf Kelleners
Russia Alexey Vasilyev
Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R M 118
Audi 4.0 L V8
27 LMP1 18 United Kingdom Rollcentre Racing Finland Mikael Forsten
Portugal João Barbosa
Belgium Vanina Ickx
Pescarolo 01 D 112
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
28 LMP2 25 United Kingdom Ray Mallock Ltd. United Kingdom Mike Newton
Brazil Thomas Erdos
MG-Lola EX265 M 111
MG (AER) XP21 2.0 L Turbo I4
29 LMP1 10 Czech Republic Charouz Racing System Czech Republic Jan Charouz
Germany Stefan Mücke
Lola B08/60 M 107
Aston Martin 6.0 L V12
30 LMP2 26 United Kingdom Team Bruichladdich Radical Germany Jens Petersen
Germany Jan-Dirk Lueders
France Marc Rostan
Radical SR9 D 106
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
31
NC+
LMP1 17 France Pescarolo Sport Switzerland Harold Primat
France Christophe Tinseau
Pescarolo 01 M 137
Judd GV5.5 S2 5.5 L V10
32
NC+
LMP2 33 Switzerland Speedy Racing Team
United Kingdom Sebah Automotive
Italy Andrea Belicchi
France Xavier Pompidou
Switzerland Steve Zacchia
Lola B08/80 M 128
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
33
DNF
GT2 91 Germany Farnbacher Racing Denmark Lars-Erik Nielsen
Denmark Allan Simonsen
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 95
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
34
DNF
GT2 90 Germany Farnbacher Racing Germany Pierre Ehret
Germany Pierre Kaffer
Ferrari F430GT M 93
Ferrari 4.0 L V8
35
DNF
LMP2 45 United Kingdom Embassy Racing United Kingdom Jonny Kane
United Kingdom Warren Hughes
Embassy WF01 M 77
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
36
DNF
LMP1 3 Monaco Scuderia Lavaggi Monaco Giovanni Lavaggi
Germany Wolfgang Kaufmann
Lavaggi LS1 D 66
AER P32C 4.0 L Turbo V8
37
DNF
LMP2 32 France Barazi-Epsilon Denmark Juan Barazi
Netherlands Michael Vergers
Brazil Fernando Rees
Zytek 07S/2 M 62
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
38
DNF
LMP1 8 France Team Peugeot Total France Stéphane Sarrazin
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Alexander Wurz
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 56
Peugeot HDi 5.5 L Turbo V12
(Diesel)
39
DNF
GT2 75 France IMSA Performance Matmut France Richard Balandras
France Michel Lecourt
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 49
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
40
DNF
LMP2 40 Portugal Quifel ASM Team Portugal Miguel Amaral
France Olivier Pla
Lola B05/40 D 35
AER P07 2.0 L Turbo I4
41
DNF
GT1 73 France Luc Alphand Aventures France Sébastien Dumez
France Jean-Luc Blanchemain
France Stéphane Lémeret
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 26
Chevrolet LS7-R 7.0 L V8
42
DNF
LMP2 46 United Kingdom Embassy Racing United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith
United Kingdom Joey Foster
Embassy WF01 M 0
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8
DNS LMP2 44 Germany Kruse Schiller Motorsport France Jean de Pourtalès
Japan Hideki Noda
Lola B05/40 D -
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
DNQ LMP2 37 France WR Salini France Stéphane Salini
France Philippe Salini
France Patrice Roussel
WR LMP2008 D -
Zytek ZG348 3.4 L V8

Both the #17 Pescarolo and #33 Speedy Sebah entries failed to complete the final lap of the race. Both cars were therefore not classified in the final results even though they had covered sufficient distance.

Statistics

  • Pole Position - #8 Team Peugeot Total - 1:58.069[1]
  • Fastest Lap - #7 Team Peugeot Total - 1:59.883[1]
  • Average Speed - 189.062 km/h[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "1000km of Spa Timing" (PDF). Le Mans Series. 11 May 2008. Retrieved .

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