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04:03Starting grid

List of cars that will be running in the race

05:43Starting grid

Cars are being placed onto the starting grid

06:42Start

The flag waves to start the race

09:03Run off

The number 11 Bizzarrini runs off

10:07Run off

Matra pulls off

10:42Run off

Car number 24 runs into a corner a bit too fast

14:23Off-track action

The 24 minutes of Le Mans practice

15:04Run off

The P2 runs deep into the corner

21:37Off-track action

The 24 minutes of Le Mans race

22:55Off-track action

Wrecked cars fill up on the side of the track

25:09Checkered flag

The cars finish across the line

25:40Celebration

Podium celebrations for the New Zealanders, Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon as they win with the Ford GT40

1966 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018
26:32

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

The first ever race won by a Ford GT40 but not without controversy as Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won a confusing end to the race. Ford had a podium lockout after two Ferrari P3’s both failed to finish.

Info

Channel
Program
Season1960-1969
Episode title1966 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number7
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 19, 1966
Run time26:32
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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