Ford GT40 Mark II Driven by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans) Race, June 1966

Summary

Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans in the #2 Ford GT40 Mark II. Ford swept the podium that year with first, second and third places. The company attempted a dramatic three-way tie but, because they started farther back in the grid, McLaren and Amon technically covered more distance in the French endurance race.

Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans in the #2 Ford GT40 Mark II. Ford swept the podium that year with first, second and third places. The company attempted a dramatic three-way tie but, because they started farther back in the grid, McLaren and Amon technically covered more distance in the French endurance race.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Date Made

18 June 1966 - 19 June 1966

Subject Date

18 June 1966 - 19 June 1966

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.1200

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2.0 in

Width: 2.0 in

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