00:00FeatureTeam and driver Introduction - includes Tony Brooks, Stirling Moss and Peter Collins. Aston Martin is the hot favourite.
07:05Starting gridPre grid action
08:24StartMoss leads away after the mad dash for the cars.
09:21CrashPaul Frere and Jack Fairman crash
11:08FeatureA long rainy dark night, made even longer by a date change, and Flockhart and Sanderson lead - but the Jaguar Ecosse loses the lead overnight to Moss and Collins
14:30Race actionRain returns again, will this shake up the result?
22:00Checkered flagJaguar take the win from Aston and Ferrari.
It was a controlled race in the front as victory was taken by Ron Flockhart and Ninian Sanderson with Jaguar but celebrations were muted in respect for those who died in the tragic accident of 1955.
|Channel||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Program||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title||1956 24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Date added||7 September 2018|
|Original date||29 July 1956|