Ken Miles at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, June 1966

Summary

British-born Ken Miles was a gifted race car engineer and driver. Through his work for Carroll Shelby, Miles got involved in Ford's GT racing program. Miles won the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1966, and placed second at Le Mans. Miles died in a crash while testing Ford's J-Car later that year.

British-born Ken Miles was a gifted race car engineer and driver. Through his work for Carroll Shelby, Miles got involved in Ford's GT racing program. Miles won the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1966, and placed second at Le Mans. Miles died in a crash while testing Ford's J-Car later that year.

Artifact

Digital image

Subject Date

June 1966

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.317.11032

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Digital imaging

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 1795 pixel

Width: 1204 pixel

Resolution: 72 dpi

Depth: 24 bit

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