Mike Parkes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, June 1967

Summary

Ferrari co-drivers Mike Parkes (seen here) and Ludovico Scarfiotti were the main rivals to Ford's Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. Parkes famously tried to provoke Gurney into making a mistake by flashing his lights in Gurney's mirrors during the night, but Gurney kept his cool. Parkes and Scarfiotti finished the race in second place.

Ferrari co-drivers Mike Parkes (seen here) and Ludovico Scarfiotti were the main rivals to Ford's Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. Parkes famously tried to provoke Gurney into making a mistake by flashing his lights in Gurney's mirrors during the night, but Gurney kept his cool. Parkes and Scarfiotti finished the race in second place.

Artifact

Digital image

Subject Date

June 1967

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.317.3940

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Digital imaging

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 1204 pixel

Width: 1795 pixel

Resolution: 72 dpi

Depth: 24 bit

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