Ford GT40 Mark II in 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, June 1966

Summary

Americans Dick Hutcherson and Ronnie Bucknum co-drove the #5 Ford GT40 Mark II at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. They took third place in the endurance race, having made 348 laps around the 8.34-mile circuit. Hutcherson and Bucknum rounded out Ford's dramatic 1-2-3 podium sweep. It was Bucknum's only Le Mans appearance, but Hutcherson returned in 1976.

Americans Dick Hutcherson and Ronnie Bucknum co-drove the #5 Ford GT40 Mark II at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. They took third place in the endurance race, having made 348 laps around the 8.34-mile circuit. Hutcherson and Bucknum rounded out Ford's dramatic 1-2-3 podium sweep. It was Bucknum's only Le Mans appearance, but Hutcherson returned in 1976.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

June 1966

Subject Date

June 1966

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.3218

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 0.875 in

Width: 1.375 in

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