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Helmet of Claude Ballot-Léna

Flag of France Claude Ballot-Léna

nationality French born August 4, 1936 hometown Paris died November 9, 1999 place of death Garches

Racing highlights

19831st24 Hour Pepsi Challenge, Daytona
19813rdFrench Touring Car Championship
19771st45th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 5
19772ndWorld Championship for Makes Hockenheim 6 Hours
19731stLe Mans 24h - GTS
19731st41st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0
19721st40th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0
19713rdXVIe Tour de France Automobile
19701st38th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 2.0
19691st24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
19692nd37th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 2.0

Racing career summary

Races entered129
Wins10
Podiums29
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage7.8%
Podium percentage22.5%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1990Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing29 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing3 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing18 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1981Racing1 race1 win7 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing4 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1978Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1975Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1974Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1973Racing3 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1972Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing1 race1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing2 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1966Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1965Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Claude Ballot-Léna

1990 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
0Whitehall Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE87L (Pontiac)

1989 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
43rd4Joest Racing, France Prototeam
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CPorsche 3.0 turboGoodyear
Spice SE88CCosworth DFL 3.3Goodyear
Spice SE88CCosworth DFZ 3.5Goodyear

1989 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
42nd19Chamberlain Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE88CCosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1988 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
40th10Whitehall Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE87L (Pontiac)
Spice SE88P (Pontiac)

1988 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Euromotor/Luigi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Sierra RS500Ford 2.0 turbo

1988 FIA Cup for C2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th101Chamberlain Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1103??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Spice SE88CCosworth DFL 3.3Avon

1987 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0JMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1987 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0JMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M3

1987 Porsche 944 Turbo Cup France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 TurboPorscheMichelin

1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship

PositionPointsTeam
60th4Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 961Porsche 2.8 turboDunlop

1986 NOSCAR

PositionPointsTeam
9th104
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Group 44
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-7

1986 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1985 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Jaguar Group 44
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-5Jaguar 6.0Goodyear

1985 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th88
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?02?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Group 44, Bayside Disposal Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-5
Porsche 962

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Group 44
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jaguar XJR-5Jaguar 6.0Goodyear

1984 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th122
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
55th10Bayside Disposal Racing, Tide & Mosler Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Ferrrari 512 BB

1984 European Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Bavaria Automobiles
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1983 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th198
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1504??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 635 CSi

1983 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
92nd1Preston Henn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1983 European Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
82nd1Preston Henn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1983 24 Hour Pepsi Challenge, Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Henn's Swap Shop Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935LGood Year

1982 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th92
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 528

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Charles Pozzi Ferrari France
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512BB LM

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
143rd17Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1981 French Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd171
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?17??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 528

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
163rd9.5Condor Racing, JMS Racing Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512 BB
Porsche 935
BMW 530i
Click to show race results for World Challenge for Endurance Drivers 1980.

1980 World Sportscar Championship - GTX

PositionPointsTeam
0Condor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 Turbo

1979 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
133rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
26th0C.H. Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512 BBLM (IMSA+2.5)4.9L F12 NAMichelin

1979 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
0JMS Racing-Pozzi, Jean-Marc Smadja
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 512 BB
BMW 530i

1978 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
114th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1978 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
68th16Brumos Porsche, ASA Cachia, Pozzi Thompson JMS Racing, Tom Waugh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/77
Porsche 935
Ferrari 512 BB
AMC Gremlin

1978 World Championship for Makes Mugello 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
15th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turbo

1978 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
5th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 3.0 turbo

1978 World Championship for Makes 6 Hours of Vallelunga

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911Porsche 3.0

1977 45th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Group 5

PositionPointsTeam
1st0JMS Racing / ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 2.9 turboDunlop

1977 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
33rd0Dickinson/Holbert Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet MonzaChevrolet 6.0

1977 Kosset World Manufacturers 6 Hours Silverstone

PositionPointsTeam
13th0ASA Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934Porsche 2.8 turboDunlop

1977 World Championship for Makes Watkins Glen 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Brumos Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934/5Porsche 3.0 turbo

1977 World Championship for Makes Hockenheim 6 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0JMS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935Porsche 2.9 turbo

1976 44th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTP

PositionPointsTeam
0Ecurie Batteries et Piles TS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
WM P76Peugeot 2.7Michelin

1976 World Championship for Makes ACF 6 Hours Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Henri Cachia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 934Porsche 3.0 turbo

1975 43rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Écurie Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0Dunlop

1975 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
28th0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Goodyear
Ferrari 365 GT4/BBFerrari 4.4Goodyear

1975 World Championship for Makes 800 km of Dijon

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1975 World Championship for Makes Grand Prix de Spa

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Ecurie Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1975 World Championship for Makes International ADAC 1000 km Nürburgring

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Gelo Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 European GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

1974 42nd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0Dunlop

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Monza

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche Club Romand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 World Championship for Makes Grand Prix de Spa

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Porsche Club Romand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 World Championship for Makes ADAC 1000 km Rennen Nürburgring

PositionPointsTeam
13th0R. Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Imola

PositionPointsTeam
0Ennio Bonomelli
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Österreichring

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1974 World Championship for Makes 1000 km Le Castellet

PositionPointsTeam
0Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche Carrera RSRPorsche 3.0

1973 Le Mans 24h - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB 4 (V12 4390 cm3)

1973 41st Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Michelin

1973 World Championship for Makes 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0North American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4

1972 40th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GTS 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Automobiles Charles Pozzi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 365 GTB/4Ferrari 4.4Michelin

1971 XVIe Tour de France Automobile

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Robert Buchet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 S

1971 39th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Établissement Sonauto Auguste Veuillet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 908/2Porsche 3.0Dunlop

1970 38th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Établissements Sonauto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 914/6 GTPorsche 2.0

1969 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1969 European Touring Car Championship - Division 3

PositionPointsTeam
9th9Ecurie Sonauto
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?11??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911

1969 37th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Auguste Veuillet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911TPorsche 2.0Dunlop

1968 36th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class GT 2.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Auguste Veuillet
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 TPorsche 2.0

1967 35th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 1.15

PositionPointsTeam
0S.E.C. Automobiles CD
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
CD SP66Peugeot 1.1

1966 34th Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 1.3

PositionPointsTeam
5th0J-L Marnat & Cie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mini Marcos GT 2+2BMC 1.3

1965 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance 24 Hours of Le Mans Class P 1.15

PositionPointsTeam
0Abarth
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
0000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Abarth 1000 SPFiat 1.0
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