Continuity mistake: Near the end of the race, the cars are clean and dirty in the same race lap.
Le Mans (1971)
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Starring: Steve McQueen, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Siegfried Rauch
Factual error: The duel between the lead three cars on the last lap of the race covers a section of the cicuit twice: it is the section past Arnage, Maison Blanche and the Ford Chicane.
Factual error: The crash of Steve McQueen's Porsche 917 is supposed to happen on the exit of Indianapolis corner, but the slow motion reveals that it was actually staged between Arnage and Maison Blanche.
David Townsend: Michael, I want you to drive flat out. I want Porsche to win Le Mans.
Michael Delaney: This isn't just a thousand to one shot. This is a professional bloodsport. And it can happen to you. And then it can happen to you again.
Lisa Belgetti: When people risk their lives, shouldn't it be for something very important?
Michael Delaney: Well, it better be.
Lisa Belgetti: But what is so important about driving faster than anyone else?
Michael Delaney: Lotta people go through life doing things badly. Racing's important to men who do it well. When you're racing, it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting.
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