1966 24 Hours of Le Mans

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)

Subject Date

June 1966

Creators

Friedman, Dave 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.1231

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Photographic film (Photographic materials)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2.0 in

Width: 2.0 in

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