Dan Gurney and A. J. Foyt with Ford Mark IV at the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans) Race, June 1967

Summary

Dan Gurney rides on the hood of the victorious Ford Mark IV at Le Mans in 1967. Gurney and co-driver A.J. Foyt (driving) took turns at the wheel during the 24-hour race. Gurney was a Le Mans veteran, while Foyt had never raced there before. Together they dominated the contest, beating the second place Ferrari by 32 miles.

Dan Gurney rides on the hood of the victorious Ford Mark IV at Le Mans in 1967. Gurney and co-driver A.J. Foyt (driving) took turns at the wheel during the 24-hour race. Gurney was a Le Mans veteran, while Foyt had never raced there before. Together they dominated the contest, beating the second place Ferrari by 32 miles.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

11 June 1967

Subject Date

11 June 1967

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.N.670648.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Photographic processes

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 0.875 in

Width: 1.375 in

Inscriptions

Printed label on back of contact sheet reads: (not filled in) Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address] Driver: / Machine: / Date and event: / This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer.

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