Mark I GT40 in the 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans Race

Summary

Chassis number 1075, a 1968 Ford GT40 Mark I, won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in 1968 (wearing number 9) and 1969 (wearing number 6). Le Mans is incredibly demanding on drivers, crews and cars. Just to finish is a major accomplishment. Chassis number 1075's back-to-back wins place it among the most remarkable cars in motorsport history.

Chassis number 1075, a 1968 Ford GT40 Mark I, won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in 1968 (wearing number 9) and 1969 (wearing number 6). Le Mans is incredibly demanding on drivers, crews and cars. Just to finish is a major accomplishment. Chassis number 1075's back-to-back wins place it among the most remarkable cars in motorsport history.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Subject Date

September 1968

Creators

Friedman, Dave 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.227

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in ink on slide mount: LEMANS - 1968 / WINNER / DAVE FRIEDMAN / PHOTO COLL.

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