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00:48Starting grid

Introduction of cars and teams - race starting grid

03:12Starting grid

The warm up lap begins


Martin Brundle is into the lead - early spinners

05:38Pit garage action

Ukyo Katayama is into the pits

06:20Pit garage action

Thiery Boutsen comes into the pits


Steve Soper spins at the entry of the pits

06:56Pit garage action

Drivers are in and out of pit lane


A spin for one of the Riley and Scott cars

08:55Race action

Bernd Schneider almost rams into the back of another car

09:20Race action

Ray Lintott spins his Porsche 911

09:31Race action

The race leaders struggle through the traffic


Thiery Boutsen is into the lead - Toyota leads

10:23Pit garage action

The leaders are into the pits


Ray Lintott crashes

13:24Pit stop

#31 Riley and Scott comes in to retire


Toyota is back into the lead

14:22Pit garage action

Toyota and BMW comes in


Two Porsches in the GT class collide


Toyota is back into the lead

15:40Pit stop

Nissan and Mercedes is into the pits


Onboard a lap with Christophe Bouchut

22:20Pit stop

BMW #15 comes into the pits

22:53Run off

#66 Porsche runs off track

23:05Pit stop

There is trouble for one of the Toyotas

23:44Heavy crash

Peter Dumbreck flies into the air and into the trees - shock in the Mercedes garage

24:34Safety car

Safety car is out - aerial pictures of Peter Dumbreck's car

25:41Green flag

The race is back under way - race standings

26:26Run off

Perry McCarthy runs off and is into the pits

27:08Pit stop

#25 Lola comes in to retire

27:52Pit garage action

Driver almost runs over a mechanic

28:08Pit garage action

BMW is into the pits and so is Toyota


Martin Brundle hits the wall and subsequently retires

30:55Pit garage action

BMW is in the pits - Peter Dumbreck update


One of the Porsche 911 has a puncture

32:00Race action

Race standings after 8 hours


Yojiro Terada spins at Arnage

32:50Run off

Claudia Hürtgen is into the gravel

34:12Run off

Franz Konrad is off

34:42Heavy crash

The second Toyota involved a major crash

35:03Run off

Alex Caffi spins into the gravel


One of the Monteiro brothers in trouble


Toyota is into the pits as other cars run into troubles - race standings

37:59Green flag

We are back to racing

39:50Race action

One of the Panoz cuts off the BMW

40:03Pit garage action

Michele Alboreto runs into a problem after just leaving the pits

40:41Pit garage action

Audi changes the gearbox and Henri Pescarolo is in the pits


Tyre comes off the Viper of Emmanuel Clérico


#62 Porsche pulls off as Emmanuel Clérico makes his journey on 3 wheels

43:13Race action

Standings after 16 hours

43:31Run off

Joachim Winkelhock spins the BMW


Another Porsche 911 problem as #63 catches fire

44:24Run off

Viper goes off-roading


JJ Letho is into wall

46:19Race action

Standings 4 hours from the end

47:30Run off

Nissan spins and is in the gravel


Ukyo Katayama and Toyota runs into more trouble

50:15Checkered flag

Pierluigi Martini brings the BMW to victory - race standings


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1999 24 Hours of Le Mans

Added on 7 Sep 2018

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History


This event became famous for the incidents involving the team of Mercedes-Benz CLRs during qualifying and the race itself. Tune in to relive the Mercedes "flip"..


Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title1999 24 Hours of Le Mans
Episode number10
Date added7 September 2018
Original date12 June 2018
Run time52:32
CategoryRacing coverage

24 Hours of Le Mans

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