Dan Gurney Signing Autographs, Indianapolis Speedway, May 1966

Summary

Dan Gurney forged one of the most versatile and successful careers in motorsport. His 51 wins as a driver included Grand Prix, Indy car, NASCAR, and sports car events. His accomplishments as an engineer, car builder, and team owner with his company All American Racers included the "Gurney Flap" spoiler extension, the innovative Alligator motorcycle, and 158 AAR-built Eagle race cars.

Dan Gurney forged one of the most versatile and successful careers in motorsport. His 51 wins as a driver included Grand Prix, Indy car, NASCAR, and sports car events. His accomplishments as an engineer, car builder, and team owner with his company All American Racers included the "Gurney Flap" spoiler extension, the innovative Alligator motorcycle, and 158 AAR-built Eagle race cars.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

May 1966

Creators

Friedman, Dave 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.76

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

Printed label with handwriting in categories adhered to back of image reads: Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address, Newport Beach, CA] Driver: Dan Gurney Machine: AAR Eagle Date and event: INDY 500 5-66 This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer. Handwritten in ink on label: 6-13 / P.101 Handwritten in back upper corner in purple marker: INDY 66

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