Datos de esta edición: – 5ª prueba del FIA World Sportscar Championship – Longitud del circuito: 13,535 km – 280.000 espectadores Primer clasificado: – Distancia recorrida: 5.332,780 km – Velocidad media: 221,665 km/h – Margen r/ al segundo: 2min 36s 85 (unico año que se da en tiempo) Pole Position – Hans Joachim Stuck sur #17 Porsche 962 C – Porsche A.G. en 3min 15s 64. Vuelta rápida – Hans Joachim Stuck sur #17 Porsche 962 C – Porsche A.G. en 3min 22s 50. Incidencias –  #113 Cougar C12 y #151 Rondeau M379 no se clasifican por no haber recorrido al menos el 70% de la distancia recorrida por el primer clasificado – El récord de velocidad absoluto se establece en la recta de Hunaudières por Roger Dorchy en 405km/h con un WM-Peugeot, probablemente nunca será batido por la construcción de chicanes en la recta en 1990
Poster Le Mans 1988

Poster Le Mans 1988

Clasificación final de la carrera
Pos Cat Escudería [País] Pilotos Chasis Motor Vueltas D.recorrida Vel. media
1 C1 2 Silk Cut Jaguar Tom Walkinshaw Racing [GBR] [NDL] Jan Lammers [GBR] Johnny Dumfries [GBR] Andy Wallace Jaguar XJR-9LM Jaguar 7.0L V12 Dunlop 394
2 C1 17 Porsche AG [DEU] [DEU] Hans Joachim Stuck [DEU] Klaus Ludwig [GBR] Derek Bell Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 394
3 C1 8 Blaupunkt Joest Racing [DEU] [DEU] Frank Jelinski [DEU] Louis Krages [SWE] Stanley Dickens Porsche 962C Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 385
4 C1 22 Silk Cut Jaguar Tom Walkinshaw Racing [USA] / [GBR] [IRL] Derek Daly [USA] Kevin Cogan [AUS] Larry Perkins Jaguar XJR-9LM Jaguar 7.0L V12 Dunlop 383
5 C1 7 Blaupunkt Joest Racing [DEU] [GBR] David Hobbs [BEL] Didier Theys [AUS] Franz Konrad Porsche 962C Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 380
6 C1 19 Porsche AG [DEU] [USA] Mario Andretti [USA] Michael Andretti [USA] John Andretti Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 375
7 C1 5 Repsol Brun Motorsport [CHE] [ESP] Jésus Pareja [ITA] Massimo Sigala [DEU] Uwe Schäfer Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 372
8 C1 11 Leyton House Kremer Racing [DEU] [DNK] Kris Nissen [DEU] Harald Grohs [ZAF] George Fouché Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Yokohama 371
9 C1 10 Kenwood Kremer Racing [DEU] [JPN] Kunimitsu Takahashi [JPN] Hideki Okada [ITA] Bruno Giacomelli Porsche 962C Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Yokohama 370
10 C1 33 Takefuji Schuppan Racing Team [AUS] [GBR] Brian Redman [SWE] Eje Elgh [FRA] Jean-Pierre Jarier Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 359
11 C1 72 Primagaz Compétition [FRA] [DEU] Jürgen Lässig [FRA] Pierre Yver [GBR] Dudley Wood Porsche 962C Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 356
12 C1 36 Toyota Team Tom’s [JPN] [GBR] Geoff Lees [JPN] Masanori Sekiya [JPN] Kaoru Hoshino Toyota 88C Toyota 3S-GT 2.1L Turbo I4 Bridgestone 351
13 C2 111 Spice Engineering [GBR] [GBR] Ray Bellm [GBR] Gordon Spice [FRA] Pierre de Thoisy Spice SE88C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 351
14 C1 32 Nissan Motorsports [JPN] [AUS] Allan Grice [GBR] Mike Wilds [GBR] Win Percy Nissan (March) R88C Nissan VRH30 3.0L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 344
15 GTP 203 Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. [JPN] [JPN] Yojiro Terada [IRL] Dave Kennedy [BEL] Pierre Dieudonné Mazda 757 Mazda 13G 2.0L 3-Rotor Dunlop 337
16 C1 21 Silk Cut Jaguar Tom Walkinshaw Racing [USA] / [GBR] [USA] Danny Sullivan [USA] Davy Jones [USA] Price Cobb Jaguar XJR-9LM Jaguar 7.0L V12 Dunlop 331
17 GTP 201 Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. [JPN] [JPN] Yoshimi Katayama [GBR] David Leslie [BEL] Marc Duez Mazda 767 Mazda 13J 2.6L 4-Rotor Dunlop 330
18 C2 115 ADA Engineering [GBR] [GBR] Ian Harrower [JPN] Jiro Joneyama [JPN] Hideo Fukuyama ADA 03 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 318
19 GTP 202 Mazdaspeed Co. Ltd. [JPN] [JPN] Takashi Yorino [BEL] Hervé Regout [GBR] Will Hoy Mazda 767 Mazda 13J 2.6L 4-Rotor Dunlop 305
20 C2 123 Charles Ivey Racing Team Istel [GBR] [GBR] Tim Harvey [GBR] Chris Hodgetts [GBR] John Sheldon Tiga GC287 Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 301
21 C2 124 MT Sport Racing [FRA] [FRA] Jean Messaoudi [FRA] Pierre-François Rousselot [FRA] Jean-Luc Roy Argo JM19C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Avon 300
22 C2 177 Automobiles Louis Descartes (ALD) [FRA] [FRA] Jacques Heuclin [FRA] Louis Descartes [FRA] Dominique Lacaud ALD 04 BMW M80 3.5L I6 Avon 294
23 C2 198 Roy Baker Racing [GBR] [USA] Mike Allison [GBR] David Andrews [USA] Steve Hynes Tiga GC286 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Dunlop 294
24 C1 37 Toyota Team Tom’s [JPN] [ITA] Paolo Barilla [JPN] Hitoshi Ogawa [GBR] Tiff Needell Toyota 88C Toyota 3S-GT 2.1L Turbo I4 Bridgestone 283
25 C1 117 Team Lucky Strike Schanche [NOR] [NOR] Martin Schanche [GBR] Robin Smith [GBR] Robin Donovan Argo JM19C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 278
26 NC C2 113 Primagaz Compétition [FRA] [MOR] Max Cohen-Olivar [BEL] Patrick de Radigues Cougar C12 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Avon 273
27 NC C2 151 Pierre-Alain Lombardi [CHE] [CHE] Pierre-Alain Lombardi [FRA] Bruno Sotty Rondeau M379 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.0L V8 Avon 271
28 ABD C1 1 Silk Cut Jaguar Tom Walkinshaw Racing [GBR] [GBR] Martin Brundle [DNK] John Nielsen Jaguar XJR-9LM Jaguar 7.0L V12 Dunlop 306
29 ABD C1 23 Nissan Motorsports [JPN] [JPN] Kazuyoshi Hoshino [JPN] Takao Wada [JPN] Aguri Suzuki Nissan (March) R88C Nissan VRH30 3.0L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 286
30 ABD C2 103 Spice Engineering [GBR] [ITA] Almo Coppelli [DNK] Thorkild Thyrring [CHI] Eliseo Salazar Spice SE88C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 281
31 ABD C2 131 Graff Racing [FRA] [FRA] Jean-Philippe Grand [FRA] Jacques Terrien [FRA] Maurice Guenoun Spice SE86C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Avon 263
32 ABD C1 24 Dollop Racing [ITA] [ITA] Nicola Marozzo [CHE] Jean-Philippe Frey [ITA] Ranieri Randaccio Lancia LC2 Ferrari 308C 3.0L Turbo V8 Dunlop 255
33 ABD C2 127 Chamberlain Engineering [GBR] [GBR] Nick Adams [IRL] Martin Birrane [GBR] Richard Jones Spice SE86C Hart 418T 1.8L Turbo I4 Avon 223
34 ABD C1 18 Porsche AG [DEU] [FRA] Bob Wollek [ZAF] Sarel van der Merwe [AUS] Vern Schuppan Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 192
35 ABD C1 42 Noël del Bello Racing [FRA] [CHE] Bernard Santal [FRA] Noël del Bello [BEL] Bernard de Dryver Sauber C8 Mercedes-Benz M117 5.0L Turbo V8 Goodyear 157
36 ABD C2 121 Cosmik GP Motorsport [GBR] [GRE] Costas Los [ZAF] Wayne Taylor [GBR] Evan Clements Spice SE87C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 145
37 ABD C2 191 PC Automotive [GBR] [USA] Olindo Iacobelli [FRA] Alain Iannetta [CAN] John Graham Argo JM19C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Goodyear 130
38 ABD C1 3 Silk Cut Jaguar [GBR] [GBR] John Watson [BRA] Raul Boesel [FRA] Henri Pescarolo Jaguar XJR-9LM Jaguar 7.0L V12 Dunlop 129
39 ABD C1 13 Primagaz Competition [FRA] [FRA] Pierre-Henri Raphanel [FRA] Michel Ferté Cougar C20B Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 120
40 ABD C2 178 Automobiles Louis Descartes (ALD) [FRA] [FRA] Sylvain Boulay [FRA] Gérard Tremblay [FRA] Michel Lateste ALD 04 BMW M80 3.5L I6 Avon 103
41 ABD C1 4 Camel Brun Motorsport [CHE] [DEU] Manuel Reuter [AUT] Walter Lechner [CHE] Franz Hunkeler Porsche 962C Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 91
42 ABD C1 85 Italya Sport Team LeMans Co. [ITA] / [JPN] [FRA] Michel Trollé [JPN] Toshio Suzuki [USA] Danny Ongais March 88S Nissan VG30ET 3.2L Turbo V6 Yokohama 74
43 ABD C1 86 Italya Sport Team LeMans Co. [ITA] / [JPN] [ITA] Lamberto Leoni [JPN] Akio Morimoto [SWE] Anders Olofsson March 88S Nissan VG30ET 3.2L Turbo V6 Yokohama 69
44 ABD C1 30 Courage Compétition [FRA] [FRA] Paul Belmondo [FRA] François Migault [JPN] Ukyo Katayama Courage C22 Porsche 935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 66
45 ABD C1 51 WM Secateva [FRA] [FRA] Roger Dorchy [FRA] Claude Haldi [FRA] Jean-Daniel Raulet WM P88 Peugeot ZNS4 2.8L Turbo V6 Michelin 59
46 ABD C2 132 Roland Bassaler [FRA] [FRA] Jean-François Yver [FRA] Roland Bassaler [FRA] Rémy Pochauvin Sauber SHS C6 BMW M80 3.5L I6 Avon 53
47 ABD C1 52 WM Secateva [FRA] [FRA] Pascal Pessiot [FRA] Jean-Daniel Raulet [CHE] Claude Haldi WM P87 Peugeot ZNS4 2.8L Turbo V6 Michelin 22
48 ABD C2 107 Chamberlain Engineering [GBR] [FRA] Claude Ballot-Léna [FRA] Jean-Louis Ricci [FRA] Jean-Claude Andruet Spice SE88C Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Avon 17
49 ABD C1 20 Team Davey [GBR] [GBR] Tim Lee-Davey [GBR] Tom Dodd-Noble Tiga GC88 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L Turbo V8 Dunlop 5
NP C2 181 Luigi Taverna Technoracing [ITA] [ITA] Luigi Taverna [ITA] Fabio Magnani [ITA] Roberto Ragazzi Olmas GLT-200 Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8 Avon
NP C1 61 Team Sauber Mercedes [CHE] [ITA] Mauro Baldi [GBR] James Weaver [DEU] Jochen Mass Sauber C9 Mercedes-Benz M117 5.0L Turbo V8 Michelin
NP C1 62 Team Sauber Mercedes [CHE] [DEU] Klaus Niedzwiedz [GBR] Kenny Acheson Sauber C9 Mercedes-Benz M117 5.0L Turbo V8 Michelin
ABD.=Abandona – ELI=Eliminado – DSQ.=Descalificado – NC.=No clasificado