LeMans remains popular today as an historically accurate depiction of its era, albeit focusing on racing at the expense of both plot and dialogue.
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It premiered at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
David Piper crashed a Porsche 917 during the shooting of the film and lost part of one leg.
Derek Bell was one of the drivers involved in a near fatal accident. The Ferrari 512 he was driving suddenly caught fire whilst getting into position for a take. He managed to get out of the car just before it was engulfed in flames and suffered minor burns.
It was one of only two British films to be an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival in 2015.
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