00:18Starting gridRace and car introduction, including F1 stars Farina, Fangio and Ascari.
01:00StartJean Mason starts the field away. The Jaguars have an advantage with being the first cars to start with disc brakes.
01:40Race actionMoss leads away but does hit trouble, and Hawthorn is disqualified.
02:19CrashThe Talbot Lago takes a hit and knocks out André Chambas's car.
02:41BattleFerrari track Jaguar down through the race
02:55Pit garage actionFangio is out with engine trouble.
03:22Race actionJaguar and Ferrari battle through the night
06:12Heavy crashTom Cole is sadly killed.
06:59Checkered flagTony Rolt and Duncan Hamilton take the victory for Jaguar.
During a tough battle with Jaguar, Ferrari couldn’t keep up with the pace and dropped to finish 5th as Jaguar had taken a fabulous 1-2 victory with Tony Rolt, Duncan Hamilton in car 18 and Stirling Moss with Peter Walker in car 17.
|Channel||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Program||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title||1953 24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Date added||7 September 2018|
|Original date||14 June 1953|