Ferrari 330 P4 Beat Ford on its home soil to win the 1967 Daytona 24 Hours, but the GT40s were too strong at Le Mans.
The race winning Ford GT40 driven by Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby in the Daytona 24 Hour Race, 1966. #Ford#Ford GT40#Ken Miles#Lloyd Ruby#Daytona 24 Hours#24 Hours of Daytona#Daytona#Daytona 24 Hour Race#1966#Ford Mk. II
http://chicerman.com awesomecars: A Ford GT40 in the pits during the 1966 24 hours of Daytona GT40s would catpure a 1-2-3 sweeping finish defeating Ferrari and presaging the legendary LeMans win. [2700x1800] #cars
Ford J-car at Daytona 1966That is Ken Miles in 1966 doing testing at Daytona in the Ford J-car. This design had some major aerodynamic flaws that became readily apparent a few months later during testing at Riverside, California when the car looped at high speed then flipped and ejected Miles from the car killing him instantly. The significantly revised car, renamed the GT-40 Mk IV, won the only two races in which it was entered -- the 1967 Sebring (Fla.) 12 Hours, and the 1967 24 Hours of…
1966 Porsche type 906 Carrera Competition Coupé. The 906 was immediately successful on track - in its debut in the 1966 24 Hours of Daytona, the number 15 car finished 6th overall, and won its class against Ferrari Dino 206 Ps. At the 12 Hours of Sebring, Hans Herrmann/Gerhard Mitter finished fourth overall and won the class, as at the 1000 km of Monza. At the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 906 placed 4-5-6-7 behind three Ford GT40 Mk IIs. Artwork by Arthur Schening