Nine-time Le Mans winner, Danish driver Tom Kristensen

The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car endurance race and one of the most famous and influential in motorsports history.

The winners of all events since 1923 are listed here. The race has been run every year since its inception with the exception of 1936, where the race was not run due to worker strikes, and 1940 to 1948, due to World War II. Records for wins are also listed.

126 total drivers have won in the eighty-two runnings of the event.

Winners[edit | edit source]

Year Drivers Team Car Tyre Laps Distance
2015 25px Germany Nico Hülkenberg
25px New Zealand Earl Bamber
25px Great Britain Nick Tandy
25px Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid M 395 5383.46 km
2014 25px Switzerland Marcel Fässler
25px Germany André Lotterer
25px France Benoît Tréluyer
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 379 5165.391 km
2013 25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px UK Allan McNish
25px France Loïc Duval
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 348 4742.892 km
2012 25px Switzerland Marcel Fässler
25px Germany André Lotterer
25px France Benoît Tréluyer
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R18 e-tron quattro M 378 5151.762 km
2011 25px Switzerland Marcel Fässler
25px Germany André Lotterer
25px France Benoît Tréluyer
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R18 TDI M 355 4838.295 km
2010 25px Germany Mike Rockenfeller
25px Germany Timo Bernhard
25px France Romain Dumas
25px Germany Audi Sport
North America
Audi R15 TDI plus M 397 5410.713 km
2009 25px Australia David Brabham
25px Spain Marc Gené
25px Austria Alexander Wurz
25px France Peugeot Sport
Total
Peugeot 908 HDi FAP M 382 5206.278 km
2008 25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Great Britain Allan McNish
25px Italy Rinaldo Capello
25px Germany Audi Sport
North America
Audi R10 TDI M 381 5192.649 km
2007 25px Germany Frank Biela
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro
25px Germany Marco Werner
25px Germany Audi Sport
North America
Audi R10 TDI M 369 5036.85 km
2006 25px Germany Frank Biela
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro
25px Germany Marco Werner
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R10 TDI M 380 5187 km
2005 25px Finland JJ Lehto
25px Germany Marco Werner
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px USA ADT Champion
Racing
Audi R8 M 370 5050.5 km
2004 25px Japan Seiji Ara
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Italy Rinaldo Capello
25px Japan Audi Sport Japan
Team Goh
Audi R8 M 379 5169.9 km
2003 25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Italy Rinaldo Capello
25px Great Britain Guy Smith
25px Great Britain Team Bentley Bentley Speed 8 M 377 5146.05 km
2002 25px Germany Frank Biela
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R8 M 375 5118.75 km
2001 25px Germany Frank Biela
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R8 M 321 4381.65 km
2000 25px Germany Frank Biela
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro
25px Germany Audi Sport
Team Joest
Audi R8 M 368 5007.99 km
1999 25px Italy Pierluigi Martini
25px France Yannick Dalmas
25px Germany Joachim Winkelhock
25px Germany Team BMW
Motorsport
BMW V12 LMR M 365 4968 km
1998 25px France Laurent Aïello
25px Great Britain Allan McNish
25px France Stéphane Ortelli
25px Germany Porsche AG Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 351 4773.18 km
1997 25px Italy Michele Alboreto
25px Sweden Stefan Johansson
25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen
25px Germany Joest Racing TWR Porsche WSC-95 G 361 4909.6 km
1996 25px Germany Manuel Reuter
25px USA Davy Jones
25px Austria Alexander Wurz
25px Germany Joest Racing TWR Porsche WSC-95 G 354 4814.4 km
1995 25px France Yannick Dalmas
25px Finland J.J. Lehto
25px Japan Masanori Sekiya
25px Great Britain Kokusai Kaihatsu
Racing
McLaren F1 GTR M 298 4055.8 km
1994 25px France Yannick Dalmas
25px USA Hurley Haywood
25px Italy Mauro Baldi
25px Germany Le Mans
Porsche Team
Dauer 962 Le Mans G 344 4678.4 km
1993 25px Australia Geoff Brabham
25px France Christophe Bouchut
25px France Eric Hélary
25px France Peugeot Talbot
Sport
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 375 5100 km
1992 25px Great Britain Derek Warwick
25px France Yannick Dalmas
25px Great Britain Mark Blundell
25px France Peugeot Talbot
Sport
Peugeot 905 Evo 1B M 352 4787.2 km
1991 25px Germany Volker Weidler
25px Great Britain Johnny Herbert
25px Belgium Bertrand Gachot
25px Japan Mazdaspeed
Co. Ltd.
Mazda 787B D 362 4922.81 km
1990 25px Flag of Denmark John Nielsen
25px USA Price Cobb
25px Great Britain Martin Brundle
25px Great Britain Silk Cut Jaguar Jaguar XJR-12 G 359 4882.4 km
1989 25px West Germany Jochen Mass
25px West Germany Manuel Reuter
25px Sweden Stanley Dickens
25px West Germany Team Sauber
Mercedes
Sauber C9-
Mercedes-Benz
M 389 5265.115 km
1988 25px Netherlands Jan Lammers
25px Great Britain Johnny Dumfries
25px Great Britain Andy Wallace
25px Great Britain Silk Cut Jaguar Jaguar XJR-9LM D 394 5332.97 km
1987 25px Great Britain Derek Bell
25px West Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
25px USA Al Holbert
25px West Germany Rothmans
Porsche AG
Porsche 962C D 354 4791.9 km
1986 25px Great Britain Derek Bell
25px West Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
25px USA Al Holbert
25px West Germany Rothmans
Porsche AG
Porsche 962C D 367 4972.731 km
1985 25px West Germany Klaus Ludwig
25px Italy Paolo Barilla
25px West Germany "John Winter"
25px West Germany Joest Racing Porsche 956 D 373 5088.507 km
1984 25px West Germany Klaus Ludwig
25px France Henri Pescarolo
25px West Germany Joest Racing Porsche 956 D 359 4900.276 km
1983 25px Australia Vern Schuppan
25px USA Al Holbert
25px USA Hurley Haywood
25px West Germany Rothmans Porsche Porsche 956 D 370 5047.934 km
1982 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px Great Britain Derek Bell
25px West Germany Rothmans Porsche
System
Porsche 956 D 359 4899.086 km
1981 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px Great Britain Derek Bell
25px West Germany Porsche System Porsche 936 D 354 4825.348 km
1980 25px France Jean Rondeau
25px France Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
25px France Jean Rondeau Rondeau M379B-
Ford Cosworth
G 338 4608.02 km
1979 25px West Germany Klaus Ludwig
25px USA Bill Whittington
25px USA Don Whittington
25px West Germany Porsche Kremer
Racing
Porsche 935 K3 D 307 4173.93 km
1978 25px France Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
25px France Didier Pironi
25px France Alpine Renault Renault Alpine A442B M 369 5044.53 km
1977 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px USA Hurley Haywood
25px West Germany Jürgen Barth
25px West Germany Martini Racing
Porsche System
Porsche 936 D 342 4671.83 km
1976 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px Netherlands Gijs van Lennep
25px West Germany Martini Racing
Porsche System
Porsche 936 G 349 4769.923 km
1975 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px Great Britain Derek Bell
25px Great Britain Gulf Research
Racing Co.
Mirage GR8-
Ford Cosworth
G 336 4594.577 km
1974 25px France Henri Pescarolo
25px France Gérard Larrousse
25px France Equipe Gitanes Matra Simca MS670C G 337 4606.571 km
1973 25px France Henri Pescarolo
25px France Gérard Larrousse
25px France Equipe Matra-
Simca Shell
Matra Simca MS670B G 355 4853.945 km
1972 25px France Henri Pescarolo
25px Great Britain Graham Hill
25px France Equipe Matra-
Simca Shell
Matra Simca MS670 G 344 4691.343 km
1971 25px Austria Helmut Marko
25px Netherlands Gijs van Lennep
25px West Germany Martini Racing Team Porsche 917K F 397 5335.313 km
1970 25px West Germany Hans Herrmann
25px Great Britain Richard Attwood
25px Austria Porsche KG Salzburg Porsche 917K G 343 4607.81 km
1969 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx
25px Great Britain Jackie Oliver
25px Great Britain J.W. Automotive
Engineering
Ford GT40 Mk. I F 372 4997.88 km
1968 25px Mexico Pedro Rodriguez
25px Belgium Lucien Bianchi
25px Great Britain J.W. Automotive
Engineering
Ford GT40 Mk. I F 331 4452.88 km
1967 25px USA Dan Gurney
25px USA A. J. Foyt
25px USA Shelby-American Inc. Ford GT40 Mk. IV G 388 5232.9 km
1966 25px New Zealand Bruce McLaren
25px New Zealand Chris Amon
25px USA Shelby-American Inc. Ford GT40 Mk. II G 360 4843.09 km
1965 25px Austria Jochen Rindt
25px USA Masten Gregory
25px USA North American
Racing Team
Ferrari 250LM G 348 4677.11 km
1964 25px France Jean Guichet
25px Italy Nino Vaccarella
25px Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 275P D 349 4695.31 km
1963 25px Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti
25px Italy Lorenzo Bandini
25px Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 250P D 339 4561.71 km
1962 25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien
25px USA Phil Hill
25px Italy SpA Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 330
TRI/LM Spyder
D 331 4451.255 km
1961 25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien
25px USA Phil Hill
25px Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 250 TRI/61 D 333 4476.58 km
1960 25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien
25px Belgium Paul Frère
25px Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 250 TR59/60 D 314 4217.527 km
1959 25px USA Carroll Shelby
25px Great Britain Roy Salvadori
25px Great Britain David Brown
Racing Dept.
Aston Martin DBR1 A 323 4347.9 km
1958 25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien
25px USA Phil Hill
25px Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 250 TR58 E 305 4101.926 km
1957 25px Great Britain Ron Flockhart
25px Great Britain Ivor Bueb
25px Great Britain Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type D 327 4397.108 km
1956 25px Great Britain Ron Flockhart
25px Great Britain Ninian Sanderson
25px Great Britain Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type D 300 4034.939 km
1955 25px Great Britain Mike Hawthorn
25px Great Britain Ivor Bueb
25px Great Britain Jaguar Cars Ltd. Jaguar D-Type D 307 4135.38 km
1954 25px Argentina José Froilán González
25px France Maurice Trintignant
25px Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 375 Plus P 302 4061.15 km
1953 25px Great Britain Tony Rolt
25px Great Britain Duncan Hamilton
25px Great Britain Jaguar Cars Ltd. Jaguar C-Type D 304 4088.064 km
1952 25px West Germany Hermann Lang
25px West Germany Fritz Riess
25px West Germany Daimler-Benz A.G. Mercedes-Benz 300SL C 277 3733.839 km
1951 25px Great Britain Peter Walker
25px Great Britain Peter Whitehead
25px Great Britain Peter Walker Jaguar XK-120C D 267 3611.193 km
1950 25px France Louis Rosier
25px France Jean-Louis Rosier
25px France Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago T26
Grand Sport
D 256 3465.12 km
1949 25px USA Luigi Chinetti
25px Great Britain Peter Mitchell-Thomson
25px Great Britain Lord Selsdon Ferrari 166MM E 235 3178.299 km
1948
to
1940
Races cancelled for World War II and French reconstruction
1939 25px France Jean-Pierre Wimille
25px France Pierre Veyron
25px France Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti Type 57S Tank D 248 3354.76 km
1938 25px France Eugène Chaboud
25px France Jean Trémoulet
25px France Eugène Chaboud /
Jean Trémoulet
Delahaye 135CS D 235 3180.94 km
1937 25px France Jean-Pierre Wimille
25px France Robert Benoist
25px France Roger Labric Bugatti Type 57G Tank D 243 3287.938 km
1936 Race cancelled due to workers strike
1935 25px Great Britain Johnny Hindmarsh
25px Great Britain Luis Fontés
25px Great Britain Arthur W. Fox /
Charles Nichol
Lagonda M45R Rapide D 222 3006.797 km
1934 25px Italy Luigi Chinetti
25px France Philippe Étancelin
25px Italy Luigi Chinetti /
Philippe Étancelin
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 E 213 2886.938 km
1933 25px France Raymond Sommer
25px Italy Tazio Nuvolari
25px Italy Soc. Anon.
Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 E 233 3144.038 km
1932 25px France Raymond Sommer
25px Italy Luigi Chinetti
25px France Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 E 218 2954.038 km
1931 25px Great Britain Earl Howe
25px Great Britain Henry Birkin
25px Great Britain Earl Howe Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 D 184 3017.654 km
1930 25px Great Britain Woolf Barnato
25px Great Britain Glen Kidston
25px Great Britain Bentley Motors Ltd. Bentley Speed Six D 179 2930.663 km
1929 25px Great Britain Woolf Barnato
25px Great Britain Henry Birkin
25px Great Britain Bentley Motors Ltd. Bentley Speed Six D 174 2843.83 km
1928 25px Great Britain Woolf Barnato
25px Great Britain Bernard Rubin
25px Great Britain Bentley Motors Ltd. Bentley 4½ Litre D 154 2669.272 km
1927 25px Great Britain Dudley Benjafield
25px Great Britain Sammy Davis
25px Great Britain Bentley Motors Ltd. Bentley 3 Litre
Super Sport
D 137 2369.807 km
1926 25px France Robert Bloch
25px France André Rossignol
No Team Name Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6 D 147 2552.414 km
1925 25px France Gérard de Courcelles
25px France André Rossignol
No Team Name Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6 D 129 2233.982 km
1924 25px Canada John Duff
25px Great Britain Frank Clement
25px Great Britain Duff & Aldington Bentley 3 Litre Sport D 120 2077.341 km
1923 25px France André Lagache
25px France René Léonard
No Team Name Chenard &
Walcker
Sport
M 128 2209.536 km

Records[edit | edit source]

Drivers[edit | edit source]

Most Wins[edit | edit source]

Rank Driver Wins Years
1 25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen 9 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2013
2 25px Belgium Jacky Ickx 6 1969, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1982
3 25px Great Britain Derek Bell 5 1975, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987
25px Germany Frank Biela 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007
6 25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien 4 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962
25px France Henri Pescarolo 1972, 1973, 1974, 1984
25px France Yannick Dalmas 1992, 1994, 1995, 1999

Most Consecutive Wins[edit | edit source]

Rank Driver Consecutive
Wins
Years
1 25px Flag of Denmark Tom Kristensen 6 2000 - 2005
2 25px Great Britain Woolf Barnato 3 1928 - 1930
25px Belgium Olivier Gendebien 1960 - 1962
25px France Henri Pescarolo 1972 - 1974
25px Belgium Jacky Ickx 1975 - 1977
25px Italy Emanuele Pirro 2000 - 2002
25px Germany Frank Biela 2000 - 2002
25px Germany Marco Werner 2005 - 2007

Winning Drivers Per Nation[edit | edit source]

Rank Nation Winning
Drivers
1 25px Great Britain United Kingdom 29
2 25px France France 28
3 25px Germany Germany 17
4 25px USA United States 12[1]
5 25px Italy Italy 11[1]
6 25px Belgium Belgium 5
7 25px Austria Austria 3
25px Australia Australia
9 25px Flag of Denmark Denmark 2
25px Japan Japan
25px Netherlands Netherlands
25px New Zealand New Zealand
25px Sweden Sweden
15 25px Argentina Argentina 1
25px Canada Canada
25px Finland Finland
25px Mexico Mexico
25px Spain Spain
25px Switzerland Switzerland

Total Wins Per Nation[edit | edit source]

Rank Nation Wins
1 25px Great Britain United Kingdom 41
25px France France
3 25px Germany Germany 27
4 25px USA United States 18
25px Italy Italy
6 25px Belgium Belgium 13
7 25px Flag of Denmark Denmark 10
8 25px Austria Austria 4
9 25px Netherlands Netherlands 3
25px Australia Australia
11 25px Finland Finland 2
25px Japan Japan
25px New Zealand New Zealand
25px Sweden Sweden
25px Switzerland Switzerland
16 25px Argentina Argentina 1
25px Canada Canada
25px Mexico Mexico
25px Spain Spain

Constructors[edit | edit source]

Most Wins[edit | edit source]

Rank Constructor Wins Years
1 25px Germany Porsche 17 1970, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985,
1986, 1987, 1994[2], 1996, 1997[3], 1998, 2015
2 25px Germany Audi 13 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011,
2012, 2013, 2014
3 25px Italy Ferrari 9 1949, 1954, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
4 25px Great Britain Jaguar 7 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1988, 1990
5 25px Great Britain Bentley 6 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 2003
6 25px The 1861 flag of Italy Alfa Romeo 4 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934
25px USA Ford 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
8 25px France Matra-Simca 3 1972, 1973, 1974
25px France Peugeot 1992, 1993, 2009
10 25px France Lorraine-Dietrich 2 1925, 1926
25px France Bugatti 1937, 1939
25px Germany Mercedes-Benz 1952, 1989[4]
13 25px France Chenard & Walcker 1 1923
25px Great Britain Lagonda 1935
25px France Delahaye 1938
25px France Talbot-Lago 1950
25px Great Britain Aston Martin 1959
25px Great Britain Mirage 1975
25px France Renault-Alpine 1978
25px France Rondeau 1980
25px Japan Mazda 1991
25px Great Britain McLaren 1995
25px Germany BMW 1999

Most Consecutive Wins[edit | edit source]

Rank Constructor Consecutive
Wins
Years
1 25px Germany Porsche 7 1981 - 1987
2 25px Italy Ferrari 6 1960 - 1965
3 25px Germany Audi 5 2004 - 2008
25px Germany Audi 2010 - 2014
5 25px Great Britain Bentley 4 1927 - 1930
25px Italy Alfa Romeo 1931 - 1934
25px USA Ford 1966 - 1969
8 25px Great Britain Jaguar 3 1955 - 1957
25px France Matra-Simca 1972 - 1974
25px Germany Porsche 1996 - 1998
25px Germany Audi 2000 - 2002
12 25px France Lorraine-Dietrich 2 1925 - 1926
25px Germany Porsche 1970 - 1971
25px Germany Porsche 1976 - 1977
25px France Peugeot 1992 - 1993

By nationality[edit | edit source]

Country Constructors Total
25px Germany Germany 4 33
25px UK United Kingdom 6 17
25px France France 9 15
25px Italy Italy 2 13
25px USA United States 1 4
25px Japan Japan 1 1

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Luigi Chinetti won Le Mans initially as an Italian, but later won as an American. His wins are included for both countries.
  2. The 1994 victory is listed with Porsche, although Dauer Sportwagen was the official constructor of the road car.
  3. The 1996 and 1997 victories are listed with Porsche, although the car was built by TWR on a modified Jaguar XJR-14 chassis, fitted with a Porsche 962 engine.
  4. The 1989 victory is listed with Mercedes-Benz as it was their project and engine, they merely used Sauber as a chassis builder.

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • (French)

Le Mans 1965 in Automobile Historique n°48 May 2005

  • (French)

24 heures du Mans 1973 in Automobile Historique n°49 June/July 2005

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.