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03:32Starting grid

Drivers and teams get ready for the start of the race

04:21Starting grid

Teams continue to set up before the race

04:52Starting grid

Introduction of drivers

06:26Starting grid

The drivers are off on their warm up lap


The cars go racing as the clock strikes the hour

09:08Race action

A race update with a Ferrari 365 GTB stopped on track

10:05Pit stop

Tense series of pitstops begin


Attention diverts to the women drivers

12:28Pit stop

Additional pitstops are made

17:17Race action

Night falls but good racing is still on show

21:43Race action

A morning race update


Marshalls wave at drivers as there is oil on the racing line

23:22Pit stop

The leading Matra comes in to change the gearbox

27:06Checkered flag

Henri Pescarolo and Gérard Larrousse win the race they lead from start to finish despit issues with car


Jovial drivers celebrate with champagne showers

1974 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


In Matra’s last 24h race, Pescarolo took his and the teams third consecutive victory. The race had seen an impressive run from the Porche 911 turbo which finished second.


Episode title1974 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number5
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 16, 1974
Run time28:38
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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