Made world famous by the blockbuster film Ford v Ferrari starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon, the 1966 running of the Le Mans 24 Hours was truly a race for the ages. Ford's all-out assault on Ferrari's dominance in the famous test of endurance has been brilliantly adapted for the silver screen. But how much of the film is true to what really happened that day, back in June 1966? Find out in this documentary produced by Motorsport Network, and featuring exclusive interviews with experts, archive footage and commentary by nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen.
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|Channel||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Program||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|Episode title||Ford v Ferrari - What really happened|
|Date added||4 February 2020|
|Original date||31 January 2020|
|Related racing series||FIA World Endurance Championship|