04:20Starting gridPre Race checks. The Alpines have a huge presence.
05:20Starting gridFord have a strong presence also - 5 entered.
10:19StartThe drivers run for the cars at the start
13:20Heavy crashThe first Ford crashes out
21:30Technical featureNight is falling, interestingly Alpine Renault use luminescent paint.
28:51Heavy crashBig crash and a fire of one of the Alpine Renaults - the driver gets away lucky.
32:05Checkered flagLucien Bianchi and Pedro Rodriguez take the victory in the Ford GT40, leaving competitors trailing.
A postponed race due to strikes in France saw the race occurring in September instead of June. Willy Mairesse had a career ending crash on the Mulsanne straight while Lucien Bianchi and Pedro Rodríguez took victory in a Ford GT40
|Channel:||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|About this program:||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title:||1968 24 Hours of Le Mans|