Bruce McLaren’s and Chris Amon’s Ford GT40 Mark II at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, June 1966

Summary

Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans in the #2 Ford GT40 Mark II. Ford swept the podium that year with first, second and third places. The company attempted a dramatic three-way tie but, because they started farther back in the grid, McLaren and Amon technically covered more distance in the French endurance race.

Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans in the #2 Ford GT40 Mark II. Ford swept the podium that year with first, second and third places. The company attempted a dramatic three-way tie but, because they started farther back in the grid, McLaren and Amon technically covered more distance in the French endurance race.

Artifact

Digital image

Subject Date

June 1966

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.317.10674

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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