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00:18Starting grid

Race and car introduction, including F1 stars Farina, Fangio and Ascari.

01:00Start

Jean Mason starts the field away. The Jaguars have an advantage with being the first cars to start with disc brakes.

01:40Race action

Moss leads away but does hit trouble, and Hawthorn is disqualified.

02:19Crash

The Talbot Lago takes a hit and knocks out André Chambas's car.

02:41Battle

Ferrari track Jaguar down through the race

02:55Pit garage action

Fangio is out with engine trouble.

03:22Race action

Jaguar and Ferrari battle through the night

06:12Heavy crash

Tom Cole is sadly killed.

06:59Checkered flag

Tony Rolt and Duncan Hamilton take the victory for Jaguar.

1953 24 Hours of Le Mans

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24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

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During a tough battle with Jaguar, Ferrari couldn’t keep up with the pace and dropped to finish 5th as Jaguar had taken a fabulous 1-2 victory with Tony Rolt, Duncan Hamilton in car 18 and Stirling Moss with Peter Walker in car 17.

Channel24 Hours of Le Mans
Program24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title1953 24 Hours of Le Mans
Season1950-1959
Episode number2
Date1953-06-14
Run time7:57
CategoryRacing coverage
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24 Hours of Le Mans

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