A well anticipated race was struck by disaster when a massive accident occurred causing a car to propel into the crowd killing 84 people. Out of respect Mercedes retired from the race handing Jaguar the win with Mike Hawthorn and Ivor Bueb.
|Channel:||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|About this program:||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title:||1955 24 Hours of Le Mans|