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00:34Feature

Introduction of cars and teams on a wet circuit

02:13Special event

Parachutists fall to the track

03:14Starting grid

Cars are off on the warm-up lap

04:28Start

Cars kick up spray on the wet track

06:54Pit garage action

Evening race update as Porsche leads

07:18Interview

ACO explains the speed of the fuel pumps

08:13Pit garage action

Race update with more pit stops

09:40Interview

Jean Rondeau explains a crash

10:55Caution

Car stops on track

11:14Race action

Peugeots race summary

13:57Pit stop

Leaders pit

15:45Pit garage action

Rondeau pits

17:01Interview

Rondeau shares his thoughts

17:53Pit garage action

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud pushes for the win

18:26Feature

A team manager speaks to an exhausted Jean Rondeau

20:07Checkered flag

The Rondeau wins after gambling on slick tyres in the rain

20:50Interview

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud shares his race issues

22:10Celebration

The Le Mans native team celebrates its victory

23:17Interview

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud speaks of the win

23:40Interview

Jean Rondeau thanks supporters

1980 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018
24:32

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

In one of the wettest Le Mans races ever, a game of cat and mouse was unfolding as Rondeau and Porsche exchanged positions. Porsche had a few issues as Rondeau sailed to victory. For the first time a driver had won Le Mans on a car bearing his own name.

Info

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Season1980-1989
Episode title1980 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number1
Date added7 September 2018
Original date15 June 1980
Run time24:32
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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