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04:20Starting grid

Pre Race checks. The Alpines have a huge presence.

05:20Starting grid

Ford have a strong presence also - 5 entered.


The drivers run for the cars at the start

13:20Heavy crash

The first Ford crashes out

21:30Technical feature

Night is falling, interestingly Alpine Renault use luminescent paint.

28:51Heavy crash

Big crash and a fire of one of the Alpine Renaults - the driver gets away lucky.

32:05Checkered flag

Lucien Bianchi and Pedro Rodriguez take the victory in the Ford GT40, leaving competitors trailing.

1968 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

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A postponed race due to strikes in France saw the race occurring in September instead of June. Willy Mairesse had a career ending crash on the Mulsanne straight while Lucien Bianchi and Pedro Rodríguez took victory in a Ford GT40


Episode title1968 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number9
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateSeptember 29, 1968
Run time33:58
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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