06:38Race preparations underway
09:05The cars get ready
13:00Fangio makes a bad start
13:45Castelotti and Hawthorn break away and lead the pack at the end of the Mulsanne straight.
18:00Tragedy strikes, with one of the darkest moments of motorsport - killing 55.
21:00Belgian Jaguar pits, as night descends at quarter distance.
24:15Morning breaks. Time for Mass. Prayers are offered for the victims of the crash the previous day.
26:19Happy Birthday for a driver.
28:42The crowd cheers the final finishers home. Jaguars third Le Mans win.