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00:00Feature

Race and car introduction

06:22Starting grid

Tension builds as the start nears

07:46Start

Race start

11:43Race action

Night falls, and things start to shake up. Moss and Fairman are out. Gurney is powering on in second but had to retire due to engine issues.

13:30Feature

Mornign breaks, and the spectators come back to the circuit.

18:29Race action

Aston Martin Number 5 of Carol Shelby and Roy Salvedore - Aston finally takes Le Mans

1959 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018
19:46

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

A very anticipated race drew in large crowds to a very hot race which resulted in many retirements. It was a well deserved 1-2 for Aston Martin who waited more than 31 years for this victory.

Info

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Season1950-1959
Episode title1959 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number8
Date added7 September 2018
Original date21 June 1959
Run time19:46
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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