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00:19Interview

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud being interviewed about his win

02:28Interview

Patrick Depailler talks about possible win for Renault

03:02Starting grid

Drivers get ready for the race

03:25Starting grid

Warm-up lap starts

04:36Start

Renault leads from Porsche as the green flag waves

06:03Special event

Le Mans classic race

07:28Special event

Grand Prix Historique at Le Mans with Sterling Moss and plenty of cars running off

09:44Race action

Race update as Jean-Pierre Jabouille leads

11:13Pit stop

Pitstop action about an hour in

13:55Pit stop

Porsche of Jacky Ickx, Henri Pescarolo and Jochen Mass is in the pits with gearbox issues

17:22Race action

Day breaks with a race update

18:19Pit stop

A new round of pitstops with problems for Porsche

19:28Race action

The Renault Jean-Pierre Jabouille and Patrick Depailler comes to standstill

21:33Run off

Porsche of Jochen Mass goes off at the Porsche curves

22:01Interview

Gérard Larrousse shares his views about the race

23:29Pit stop

3 hours to go as a new round of pitstops begin

24:50Race finish

Didier Pironi and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud win for Renault

25:04Celebration

Crowds suffocate the cars and drivers

26:21Interview

Gérard Larrousse on what this win means to Renault

26:38Celebration

Podium celebration from the drivers. The crowd sings the French National anthem

1978 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018
29:41

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

In 1978 the modified Renault A442B was able to hold off Jacky Ickx and the remaining factory Porsche in the closing stages, and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud / Didier Pironi took the win. After this, Renault left Le Mans to concentrate their efforts on F1.

Info

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Season1970-1979
Episode title1978 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number9
Date added7 September 2018
Original date11 June 1978
Run time29:41
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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