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00:00Off-track action

Competitors come from far and wide to compete.

05:20Starting grid

Teams set up the training camps and garages around the Le Mans area.


The cars take off at the start of the Le Mans race.

19:00Pit garage action

Pit stop action - Aston Martin make a stop, refuel and driver change. One of many teams to stop in this gruelling race.

23:05Checkered flag

Checkered flag, and all cars come to stop - a grand race was had by all. Mercedes dominant, and fans join the track to celebrate.

1952 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


After an absence of 22 years, Mercedes returned as Ferrari debuted in the 24h race. It was a problematic race for Aston Martin, Jaguar and Ferrari. Disaster hit Lancia near the end of the race, allowing Mercedes to take an incredible 1-2 finish.


Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title1952 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number1
Date added7 September 2018
Original date15 June 1952
Run time27:19
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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