Taking a look at the numbers from this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours race with our resident statistician Graham Goodwin.
2 – The number of Le Mans rookie drivers aboard the winning car and the number of positions gained by the No.99 Aston Martin on the final lap!
3 – Number of different leaders in LMP2
4 – Number of cylinders in the engine of the winning car (the first time a 4 cylinder car has won since 1927)
5 – Class wins by Oliver Gavin
6 – Number of different leaders in LM GTE Pro
7 – Number of cars whose fastest race lap beat the 2014 pole position time
8 – The number of class wins scored by Corvette Racing – and the number of British drivers finishing in podium positions
9 – Finishing position of LMP2 winner
10 – The number of months since Gaetan Paletou won GT Academy and became a racing driver!
11 – Factory LMP1 cars – and number of different engine makers across the grid.
12 – Number of LMP1 finishers (though one was later excluded)
13 – The number of different nations represented by teams (31 different nations on the driver roster)
14 – The number of starters in the LM GTE Am grid
15 – Number of official retirements from the 55 starters and the number of turbocharged cars on the grid.
16 – Number of British Drivers to finish the race
17 – The number of consecutive years that Audi has finished on the podium – and the number of 2015 drivers with at least one F1 race on their cvs
18 – Consecutive wins by cars shod by Michelin tyres
19 – 2015 was the first ever Le Mans won by a car carrying No.19
20 – Slow Zone Periods in race
21 – The number of consecutive Le Mans race starts from Emmanuel Collard
22 – The number of the one Nissan GT-R LM NISMO to finish (albeit unclassified)
23 – The number of GT cars on the entry
24 – Number of years since a current Formula One Driver won Le Mans
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