00:00FeatureRace and car introduction
06:22Starting gridTension builds as the start nears
11:43Race actionNight falls, and things start to shake up. Moss and Fairman are out. Gurney is powering on in second but had to retire due to engine issues.
13:30FeatureMornign breaks, and the spectators come back to the circuit.
18:29Race actionAston Martin Number 5 of Carol Shelby and Roy Salvedore - Aston finally takes Le Mans
A very anticipated race drew in large crowds to a very hot race which resulted in many retirements. It was a well deserved 1-2 for Aston Martin who waited more than 31 years for this victory.
|Channel:||24 Hours of Le Mans|
|About this program:||24 Hours of Le Mans: The Great History|
|Episode title:||1959 24 Hours of Le Mans|