Start of 12 Hours of Sebring Race, March 1968

Summary

Dave Friedman has captured and preserved auto racing history through his own photography and his collection of works by other photographers. This image documents the race-day atmosphere surrounding the 1968 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race. Lolas, Ford GT40s and Chevrolet Camaros all made a run at the trophy, but two Porsches topped the podium in the end.

Dave Friedman has captured and preserved auto racing history through his own photography and his collection of works by other photographers. This image documents the race-day atmosphere surrounding the 1968 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race. Lolas, Ford GT40s and Chevrolet Camaros all made a run at the trophy, but two Porsches topped the podium in the end.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

23 March 1968

Subject Date

23 March 1968

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.4104

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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