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The Goodyear blimp will travel across the sky of Le Mans

01:25Starting grid

Cars get prepped for the race

03:49Special event

An appearance of the Chenard-Walcker that won the first edition of Le Mans

04:49Special event

Legendary cars of Le Mans on show and a parade lap around the city

06:16Special event

Pre-war car race

09:45Special event

Post-war race

12:58Starting grid

A parade for before the start of the race

13:56Starting grid

The warm-up lap starts


The race starts as the safety car pulls into the pits

19:18Race action

Sounds of the roaring engines

21:05Race action

Matra and Ferrari battle for the lead

21:29Run off

A Ford Capri finds himself in trouble

21:44Pit stop

First round of pitstops for Matra

22:33Pit stop

Mirage and Ligier comes in to pit

24:09Race action

Race update after the third hour

24:37Run off

The North American Racing Team Corvette spins


Jean-Pierre Jabouille stops the problematic Matra

28:57Race action

A night race update

33:51Race action

Race update as daylight breaks

36:34Race action

Ferrari takes the lead from Matra

40:28Pit stop

The leaders pit once again

43:11Race action

Terrible news for Ferrari who lose their chance for a 10th win

47:35Checkered flag

Henri Pescarolo Gérard Larrousse take the win for the french team


Crowds fill up the paddock as they carry Larousse

1973 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

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With Ferrari showing its strength in reliability and Matra showing better handling, the two teams battled for the lead multiple times before Matra took the win with Henri Pescarolo and Gérard Larrousse.


Episode title1973 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number4
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 10, 1973
Run time49:55
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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