The numbers of the winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
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The numbers of the winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 84th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans left an unexpected end, possibly one of the outcomes most macabre in the history of motorsport. Be that as it may, and with Toyota as a great rival who overcame their momentum with five minutes to the end, the victory fell again in the hands of Porsche, as it already happened in 2015. On this occasion, the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb was awarded the victory in The Sarthe, writing one more chapter in the golden history of Porsche in the the’race of races’.

After witnessing the dramatic end of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Oliver Blume in his role as Chairman of the Board of management of Porsche AG, said from the box: What has happened at Le Mans it is almost incomprehensible. From the first to the last lap we had the most that can be asked in a career, both in sporting terms as to technological level, in addition to being emocionantísima. The race was extremely demanding with our cars, drivers and team. we Fought until the end and we never give up. This is the spirit that will be remembered, with the maximum respect for Toyota”.

The 84th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Porsche

  • The winning team formed by Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb completed with the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 a total of 384 laps (5.233,54 miles)
  • The various Safety Car and ‘Slow Zone’ that occurred throughout the race meant that the winners complete a distance of 150 kilometers less the cover in 2015.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 led the trial during 51 laps, alternating to the front of the race with the Toyota TS050 Hybrid #5 at various stages of the same.
  • despite the problems you had during the race, the Porsche 919 Hybrid #1, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber was in the lead for 52 spins during the first third of the race.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 rolled to fund in 327 of 384 laps completed, which means that for 57 turns was slowed by the Safety Car, or the ‘Slow Zone’. In total the race had four periods of Safety Car (16 laps) and 24 areas slow.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 was a total of 38 minutes and 5 seconds in the pitlane to refuel and change tires.
  • Due to the problems with the water pump and the damage sustained, the Porsche 919 Hybrid #1 was in the pit lane for a longer period, specifically 59 minutes and 14 seconds.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 repostó 30 times, while the 919 Hybrid #1 did it in 20 times.
  • average speed the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 was 216,4 km/h.
  • maximum speed the Porsche 919 Hybrid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans marked Brendon Hartley in the back 50. Was 333,9 km/h.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid recovered and used 2,22 kWh (8 Megajoules) per lap. It is the same energy that uses a home for three months.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 used 11 sets of tyres, one of them being rain and the other ten slicks.
  • The longest distance covered by a single set of tyres was 53 laps. Author Marc Lieb with the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2.
  • Andl pit stop faster, including a change of tyres and drivers, what did the team Porsche at 1 minute, 22 seconds and 5 tenths.
  • stop shorter for refuelling was carried out in 65,2 seconds.
  • The gearbox of the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 made a total of 22.984 gear changes during the 24 Hours.
  • The pilot who spent more time at the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 was Neel Jani. The swiss rider raced for 9 hours and 24 minutes. However, Romain Dumas did the relay longer with the car champion.
  • Each pilot had 0,85 liters of liquid during each stint. The bottle of liquid is changed at each stop to refuel.
  • Each of the Porsche 919 Hybrid took four transparent screens on the windshield to improve the visibility of the pilots.
  • The ambient temperature highest was 22,4 ºC 17:30 h, while the lowest was recorded at 06:15 pm, with 12,3 ° C.
  • The Porsche 919 Hybrid #2 conveyed 32,11 Gigabytes of data when you pit during the 24 Hours of the race.

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