00:55Starting gridThe cars ready themselves for the 24Hr race.
03:00Starting gridThe crowds await the start of the 1970 24hr Le Mans
05:30StartDrivers start inside their cars for the first time this year. Porsche lead away with Elford and Siffert.
07:30Race actionAn incredible pace at the front as the Ferraris hunt the Porsches.
09:39Heavy crashRain falls and cars slow - rain an often occurrence at Le Mans and surprises happen.
12:14CrashMore rain, and this seriously slows Eflord. Porsche and Ferrari have taken damage.
12:56Pit garage actionNight falls, Porsche controls the race, but both teams have lost cars already. Matra have pulled out.
22:00Off-track actionCompetitors edge closer to the finish
23:31Race finishPorsche triumphantly win over the Ferrari's after a long and tough 24hr Le Mans in difficult conditions.
Le Mans in the rain. A disaster for Ferrari in an accident prone race which had witnessed only 7 race finishers out of 51 starters. Porsche had won the race with Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood. This year would be dubbed Battle of the Titans.
|Channel||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Program||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title||1970 24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Date added||7 September 2018|
|Original date||14 June 1970|