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00:00Feature

Team and driver Introduction - includes Tony Brooks, Stirling Moss and Peter Collins. Aston Martin is the hot favourite.

07:05Starting grid

Pre grid action

08:24Start

Moss leads away after the mad dash for the cars.

09:21Crash

Paul Frere and Jack Fairman crash

11:08Feature

A 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 action

Rain returns again, will this shake up the result?

22:00Checkered flag

Jaguar take the win from Aston and Ferrari.

1956 24 Hours of Le Mans

2018-07-3023:40
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24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

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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
About this program:24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title:1956 24 Hours of Le Mans
Season:1950-1959
Episode number:5
Date:1956-07-29
Run time:23:40
Category:Racing coverage
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24 Hours of Le Mans

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