Title

24 Hour Race Le Mans Aka British Ford Gt40 Wins Le Mans (1969)

Description

No title. 24 hour race at Le Mans, France. British Ford GT40 wins.

L/S famous running start of the Le Mans 24-hour race. L/S as cars accelerate into the race. Various shots cars racing round circuit. L/S race, smoke in distance at scene of British driver John Woolfe's fatal crash. More shots of race.

Various night shots of coming round bend with headlights on. Various shots cars racing during early morning, they pass wrecks of cars that have crashed during the night, including a wrecked Porsche. Various shots of race. Car No. 6, the Ford GT40, passes finishing line, pan with it. L/S crowds surrounding winning car with driving team on top. Zoom in to M/S winning team on top of the car; racing drivers Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver.


Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided more information. The wrecked Porsche is the Number 66 Porsche 911 of Jean Egreteaud.

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Video by British Pathé
Duration 01:04
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Series Le Mans
Event 24 Hours of Le Mans
Track Le Mans
Tags race highlights

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