Dan Gurney Driving Ford Mustang I Experimental Sports Car, Watkins Glen, New York, 1962

Summary

Road-racing champion Dan Gurney gave the Mustang I its first public demonstration at the 1962 United States Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, New York. The event got a lot of press and generated excitement.

Road-racing champion Dan Gurney gave the Mustang I its first public demonstration at the 1962 United States Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, New York. The event got a lot of press and generated excitement.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

07 October 1962

Subject Date

07 October 1962

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.P.621004.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

Inscriptions

Text on back: Printed label with handwriting in categories adhered to back of image reads: Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address] Driver: Dan Gurney / Machine: Mustang Proto / Date and event: USGP 10-62 / This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer.

1962 Mustang I Roadster

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