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01:07Starting grid

The drivers


Henri Pescarolo is given an award for 30 Le Mans starts, among other awards

02:56Starting grid

More of the drivers from the 1996 Le Mans

04:23Starting grid

The starting grid for the 1996 24 Hours of Le Mans


The start of the 1996 25 Hours of Le Mans

07:50Run off

The #18 Ferrari 333SP runs off

08:16Pit stop

The #18 Ferrari manages to get back to the pits

08:24Race action

Great battles on track, as the prototypes begin to mount the charge

10:00Run off

One of the Oreca Vipers spins off at the first Mulsanne chicane

10:23Race action

Standings after 59 minutes

10:30Pit stop

Pit stop for the #3 Courage and a GT car is in the garage

11:31Pit stop

A stop for the #8 TWR Porsche

11:41Run off

A big spin for the #56 Ferrari F40

11:58Run off

Puncture for the #49 Viper

12:21Pit stop

The #2 Kremer Porsche heads out of the pits

13:00Run off

The #18 Ferrari has run out of fuel, and the #1 Kremer Porsche has a problem

13:46Pit stop

Pit stop for the #45 Ferrari F40

14:02Race action

Jan Lammers almost causes a massive shunt after problems with the electronics

14:54Run off

Another spin for the #56 Ferrari and an off for the #2 Kremer Porsche

15:48Pit stop

Pit stop for the #26 Porsche GT1

16:01Pit stop

The #18 Ferrari is hauled off as the #20 Mazda makes a stop and the #26 Porsche leaves the pits


Small collision between the #25 Porsche and the #3 Courage

17:19Run off

The #14 Peugeot loses a front wheel

17:52Run off

Big spin for the #4 Courage before pit road

18:12Pit stop

A pit stop for the #4 Courage

18:48Heavy crash

The #2 Porsche suffers a massive crash at Indianapolis

20:26Race action

Standings after 4 hours 54 minutes

20:49Pit stop

The #79 Porsche makes a stop

21:31Run off

The #74 Callaway Corvette has a tyre failure

24:51Run off

Blowout for the #75 Honda

25:53Run off

The #56 Ferrari pirouetting once gain

26:32Run off

The #53 McLaren being pushed off

26:55Pit stop

Pit stops for Porsches including the leader and a stop-go penalty for a Lister

27:50Race action

Standings after 7 hours

28:05Pit stop

The #17 Ferrari pits

28:43Pit stop

Pit stop for the #29 McLaren

29:35Pit stop

The #79 Porsche back into the pits

30:05Pit stop

A stop for the #7 and #8 Porsches


The #56 Ferrari is in for a stop and is subsequently set ablaze, then retired

31:43Pit garage action

The #51 Viper is wheeled into the pit garage

32:05Pit stop

Multiple pit stops

33:13Race action

standings after 9 hours 51 minutes

34:16Pit stop

Andretti and Piquet in the pits and a stop for the #25 Porsche and others

35:36Heavy crash

A big crash for the #3 Courage

36:03Pit stop

The #8 Porsche leaves pit road

36:26Run off

A spin for the Ferrari and a collision with the armco puts it out of contetntion

37:39Run off

The #8 Porsche has an off

38:22Race action

Standings after 19 hours 24 minutes


The #4 Courage piles straight on at Indianapolis

40:15Pit stop

Another stop for the #8 Porsche

40:39Pit stop

The work being done on the #4 and a routine pit for the #7 Porsche

41:29Run off

The McLarens clash and the #30 is beached

42:14Pit stop

Jan Lammers rejoins in the #4 Courge

42:35Run off

#8 Porsche grinds to a halt

44:10Run off

A Viper runs very wide

44:53Race action

Standings after 23 hours and 3 minutes

45:22Off-track action

A wheel hurtles down the Mulsanne from the #4 Courage

45:59Race action

The #4 Courage scrapes back to the pits

46:30Pit stop

Porsche double stops their GT1 cars

47:52Race action

Standings after 23 hours 27 minutes

50:10Checkered flag

The flag drops on the #7 winner of the 1996 24 Hours of Le Mans

50:30Checkered flag

The runner ups cross the line

50:48Race action

Final standings after 24 hours


The podium celebrate their success


Victory celebrations

1996 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on Sep 6, 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


The Jones/Reuter/Wurz car never missed a beat, and was never headed on the scoring charts. In the end they won by a lap from the Porsche GT1, yet again Bob Wollek was beaten back to second place.


Episode title1996 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number7
Date addedSeptember 6, 2018
Original dateJune 15, 1996
Run time54:15
CategoryRacing coverage

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