Robert Buchet / Herbert Linge, Philippe Farjon, Porsche 907/8, gets airborne as he hits the banking, as Jean-Luc Thèrier / Bernard Tramont, Sociètè des Automobiles Alpine, Alpine A210 - Renault R8 Gordini, follows behind.
Dan Gurney / A.J. Foyt, Shelby-American, Ford GT40 Mk.IV, 1st position, celebrate victory, on the podium, with Gurney popping and spraying his Champagne which would establish a tradition in motor racing that stands to this day.
Mike Salmon / Brian Redman, John Wyer Automotive Engineering, Ford GT40, retires in flames after a fuel cap issue on lap 220. Mike Salmon suffered burns and scarring but resumed competitive racing the following year.