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

Summary

One year after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the GT40 Mark II, Ford returned to France in 1967 with the American-built Mark IV. Drivers Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt led with their #1 car for all but the first 90 minutes, with an average speed of 135.48 miles per hour, and gave Ford its second consecutive victory.

One year after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the GT40 Mark II, Ford returned to France in 1967 with the American-built Mark IV. Drivers Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt led with their #1 car for all but the first 90 minutes, with an average speed of 135.48 miles per hour, and gave Ford its second consecutive victory.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Subject Date

10 June 1967 - 11 June 1967

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.3222

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Photographic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 1.375 in

Width: 1.875 in

1967 Ford Mark IV Race Car

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