Ford Wins Le Mans Ken Miles
But miles died in a car wreck just two months after le mans and history.
Ford wins le mans ken miles. They wanted the headlines to read ford wins le mans not miles becomes the first to sweep daytona sebring and le mans. Two months later he was killed test driving a ford j car at a california raceway. The cahier collection bernard cahier ford dominated the le mans 24 hours race in 1966 winning it for the first time and taking all the podium places with its updated mkii and stellar driver line up. Ken told me that in spite of any ford decision he wasn t going to finish second 6.
One of the key and iconic figures to that program was legendary racer ken miles portrayed in the film by christian bale. The actual prototype 1965 ford mustang shelby gt350r that the real ken. Ford didn t want ken to win at le mans. 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.
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. Miles and ruby led nearly every lap of the 24 hours of daytona and outpaced the competition by 30 miles overall. This heritage edition ford gt is the first to commemorate any other race other than the 24 hours of le mans. The car broke into pieces and burst into flames upon impact.
I d rather die in a racing car than get eaten up by cancer ken miles is quoted as saying in go like hell. Bruce mclaren controversially shades ken miles as the chequered flag is waved at le mans in 1966 photo. But it all started at the 1966 daytona. Ford ferrari and their battle for speed and glory at le mans which tells the same.
In 1953 he won 14 straight victories in scca racing in an mg based special of his own design and construction. In short it was beyond dominating and it had ferrari shook which was the powerhouse sports car racing team of the era.
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