Ford Wins Le Mans Ken Miles
The actual prototype 1965 ford mustang shelby gt350r that the real ken.
Ford wins le mans ken miles. The car broke into pieces and burst into flames upon impact. In 1953 he won 14 straight victories in scca racing in an mg based special of his own design and construction. In 1952 miles moved from england to the us and settled in los angeles california as a service manager for the southern california mg distributor. Two months later he was killed test driving a ford j car at a california raceway.
Had miles won he would ve been the first driver to win the triple crown of daytona sebring and le mans in a single year. The fame for ken miles after ford s victory over ferrari at le mans 1966 was short lived. Ford didn t want ken to win at le mans. I d rather die in a racing car than get eaten up by cancer ken miles is quoted as saying in go like hell.
But it all started at the 1966 daytona. But miles died in a car wreck just two months after le mans and history. One of the key and iconic figures to that program was legendary racer ken miles portrayed in the film by christian bale. 16 2020 the ford gt is america s only le mans winning supercar and taking this pinnacle of ford performance even further for 2021 ford is revealing two new enhancements today the first ever heritage edition inspired by the original model s first endurance win at the 1966 daytona 24 hour continental race plus an all new studio collection package offers even more exclusivity and design enhancements.
The ford gt40 got a historic and controversial win over ferrari at the 24 hours of le mans while also snatching sebring 12 hour race a few months prior. They wanted the headlines to read ford wins le mans not miles becomes the first to sweep daytona sebring and le mans. Ken told me that in spite of any ford decision he wasn t going to finish second 6. This heritage edition ford gt is the first to commemorate any other race other than the 24 hours of le mans.
Miles and ruby led nearly every lap of the 24 hours of daytona and outpaced the competition by 30 miles overall. Ford ferrari and their battle for speed and glory at le mans which tells the same.
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