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The president of France visits the track on race day

01:20Starting grid

A look at the race line-up

02:43Starting grid

The engines light as as they prepare for the warm up lap


The race is underway as the pace car comes into the pits

05:13Race action

Great engine noises


The engine blows for one of the Matra's

06:16Race action

Standings after the first hour

07:30Pit stop

With the cars coming into pit, the leaders change

07:45Run off

Jean-Pierre Jabouille runs out of fuel

09:17Run off

A corvette spins and rejoins the track

10:25Pit stop

Pitstops shakes up the order of the race

17:02Race action

Midway race update


Jo Bonnier's fatal crash at Indianapolis

20:58Race action

Race update after 18 hours

21:39Pit stop

Leaders change as Howden Ganley pits after getting hit by another car

25:42Race finish

As the race comes to a close the standings are listed


Henri Pescarolo and Graham Hill celebrate their win

1972 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

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A busy race found an amazing 1, 2 finish for Matra as Graham Hill became the sole achiever of the Triple Crown of Motorsport. Hill was accompanied by Henri Pescarolo, this was the maiden win for both drivers.


Episode title1972 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number3
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 11, 1972
Run time27:05
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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