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René Metge talks about his Porsche

01:38Starting grid

Nissan is welcomed as we learn about other teams

02:45Paddock action

New bigger paddock for teams

03:39Special event

Classic car race

04:38Starting grid

Cars align themselves on the grid

06:00Starting grid

Warm-up lap begins


Four abreast into the first corner

10:20Race action

The fight continues in the front

11:22Run off

Number 21 spins at Tetre Rouge

11:49Run off

Vern Schuppan runs off before retiring

12:29Pit garage action

Pitstops for Porsche and Jaguar

14:31Pit stop

Nissan comes into retire

14:47Pit garage action

Evening pit action

18:08Safety car

Jo Gartner crash caused by suspension failure


Race update for the morning


Damage for two cars

20:03Race action

Dominate Porsche update


Jean-Louis Schlesser talks about what worked and what didn't work for the Silk Cut Jaguar

22:50Pit garage action

Race classification


Jean-Pierre Jaussaud talks about tactics


Hans-Joachim Stuck doesn't like the new track layout

27:21Race finish

Porsche have a dominate win


Full Porsche podium

1986 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


New entry Nissan learns a lot for future races. The race is marred by the death of Jo Gartner in his Porsche. Rothmans Porsche defeats current two time champions, Joest Racing.


Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title1986 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number7
Date added7 September 2018
Original date1 June 1986
Run time29:14
CategoryRacing coverage

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