The Deadliest Crash


The Le Mans 1955 Disaster

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At 6.26 pm, June 11th 1955, the world of playboy racers and their exotic cars exploded in a devastating fireball. On the home straight early in the Le Mans 24-Hour race, future British world champion Mike Hawthorn made a rash mistake. Pierre Levegh's Mercedes 300 SLR smashed into the crowd, killing 83 people and injuring 1...
Episodes 2013

Episode of Sunday 9 June 2013

3.0 44 x
How a Mercedes smashed into the crowd, causing the worst disaster in motor racing history.(R)
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