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04:03Starting grid

List of cars that will be running in the race

05:43Starting grid

Cars are being placed onto the starting grid

06:42Start

The flag waves to start the race

09:03Run off

The number 11 Bizzarrini runs off

10:07Run off

Matra pulls off

10:42Run off

Car number 24 runs into a corner a bit too fast

14:23Off-track action

The 24 minutes of Le Mans practice

15:04Run off

The P2 runs deep into the corner

21:37Off-track action

The 24 minutes of Le Mans race

22:55Off-track action

Wrecked cars fill up on the side of the track

25:09Checkered flag

The cars finish across the line

25:40Celebration

Podium celebrations for the New Zealanders, Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon as they win with the Ford GT40

1966 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018
26:32

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

The first ever race won by a Ford GT40 but not without controversy as Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won a confusing end to the race. Ford had a podium lockout after two Ferrari P3’s both failed to finish.

Info

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Season1960-1969
Episode title1966 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number7
Date added7 September 2018
Original date19 June 1966
Run time26:32
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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