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00:50Feature

Analyse this years cars

02:58Starting grid

Warm-up lap begins

04:36Start

Ickx hands over the lead

05:45Pit garage action

First round of pits

06:36Interview

Henri Pescarolo shares race conditions

07:09Interview

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud explains car problems

09:07Pit stop

Henri Pescarolo and Patrick Tambay run into issues

11:11Heavy crash

A fatal accident on Hunaudieres

11:50Heavy crash

Jean-Louis Lafosse crashed his Rondeau

12:45Pit stop

Lola mechanics hard at work

13:59Crash

Tragic sight of the wrecked cars

15:03Race action

List of retirements by night

18:29Race action

Candid footage of the race

20:07Pit garage action

Pit stop action in the morning

21:20Run off

Vern Schuppan has fuel pump problems

23:22Checkered flag

Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell win again together

24:03Interview

Dereck Bell on his win

24:25Interview

Jacky Ickx sheds light on the win

25:46Celebration

Champagne showers

26:01Interview

Jacky Ickx shares his thoughts

1981 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018
27:20

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

Description

The race was marred by the death of Jean-Louis Lafosse, who violently crashed his Rondeau in the early stages on the Hunaudieres while following the Lola T600 of de Villota/Edwards/Fernández.

Info

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Season1980-1989
Episode title1981 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number2
Date added7 September 2018
Original date13 June 1981
Run time27:20
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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