00:00PartyCelebration of the 50th year of ACO - albeit late because of the 1955 tragedy.
09:12Starting gridJaguar is absent due to a fire at the factory - with only a semi work representation with 5 Type D's this year.
14:08StartThe race gets underway
17:00Race actionMoss and Hawthorn in their respective Maserati's and Ferrari's fall off the hunt.
23:40Checkered flagNumber 3 Jaguar takes the win delighting the manufacturer with the private entry of Ecurie Ecosse.
It was the 25th running of the 24h race with roughly 250,000 spectators. Jaguar dominated the race finishing first to fourth and sixth. Ron Flockhart and Ivor Bueb took the race win for Ecurie Ecosse.
|Channel||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Program||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title||1957 24 Hours of Le Mans|