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00:41Paddock action

Scrutineering begins

03:35Paddock action

The cars get ready to start their practice sessions

05:57Special event

Inauguration of the new 24h Museum

08:24Starting grid

Sterling Moss talks to Denis Jenkinson


Bike parade before race start


The race starts as drivers run to their cars

13:54Race action

The Ferrari's get out of shape

14:12Heavy crash

Austin Healey crashes of Alan McKay

14:56Pit stop

Pitstop action as night falls

17:56Race action

Dawn breaks and sheds light on cars that have retired

19:40Pit stop

Another round of pitstops as morning hits

23:59Run off

The D.B. HBR-5 Spyder gets stuck at Mulsanne

26:16Checkered flag

Ferrari sees the checkered flag with a 1-2-3 finish.


Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien take the podium

1961 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


It was a damp race with an exciting start that saw world champions competing for the lead. With slow pace and fragile cars, Aston Martin and Maserati could not keep up with Ferrari who took their 5th win.This was also Stirling Moss’ last 24h race.


Episode title1961 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number2
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 11, 1961
Run time28:13
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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