Ford GT40 Mark IV at 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, June 1967

Summary

Ford Motor Company won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second consecutive year in 1967. The Mark IV, with its 427 cubic inch, 500 horsepower V-8 engine, broke 200 miles per hour on the circuit's straightaway. Drivers Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt set an average-speed record of 135.48 and finished 32 miles ahead of the second-place car.

Ford Motor Company won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second consecutive year in 1967. The Mark IV, with its 427 cubic inch, 500 horsepower V-8 engine, broke 200 miles per hour on the circuit's straightaway. Drivers Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt set an average-speed record of 135.48 and finished 32 miles ahead of the second-place car.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

10 June 1967-11 June 1967

Creators

Friedman, Dave 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.716

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Chromogenic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 6.063 in

Width: 9.25 in

Inscriptions

Label on back of contact sheet reads: The Dave Friedman Photo Collection /[address] Driver: Foyt/Gurney / Machine: Ford Mk IV / Date and event: Le Mans 6/67 / This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer.

1967 Ford Mark IV Race Car

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