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00:55Starting grid

The cars ready themselves for the 24Hr race.

03:00Starting grid

The crowds await the start of the 1970 24hr Le Mans

05:30Start

Drivers start inside their cars for the first time this year. Porsche lead away with Elford and Siffert.

07:30Race action

An incredible pace at the front as the Ferraris hunt the Porsches.

09:39Heavy crash

Rain falls and cars slow - rain an often occurrence at Le Mans and surprises happen.

12:14Crash

More rain, and this seriously slows Eflord. Porsche and Ferrari have taken damage.

12:56Pit garage action

Night falls, Porsche controls the race, but both teams have lost cars already. Matra have pulled out.

22:00Off-track action

Competitors edge closer to the finish

23:31Race finish

Porsche triumphantly win over the Ferrari's after a long and tough 24hr Le Mans in difficult conditions.

1970 24 Hours of Le Mans

2018-09-0625:45
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24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History

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Le Mans in the rain. A disaster for Ferrari in an accident prone race which had witnessed only 7 race finishers out of 51 starters. Porsche had won the race with Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood. This year would be dubbed Battle of the Titans.

Channel:24 Hours of Le Mans
About this program:24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History
Episode title:1970 24 Hours of Le Mans
Season:1970-1979
Episode number:1
Date:1970-06-14
Run time:25:45
Category:Racing coverage
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24 Hours of Le Mans

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