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Fall 2016 26

P/1046. Robert Kauffman, Charlotte, North Carolina.


First-place finished at the 1966 LeMans race, driven by Bruce

McLaren and Chris Amon. In 1967 the car was campaigned by

Holman-Moody and entered in the 1967 Daytona 24 Hours by

Lloyd Ruby and Dennis Hulme. Crashed by Hulme in the 300th

lap. Repaired by Shelby American and sent around the country

to promote Ford’s LeMans victory.

P/1040. Henry A. Davis, Omaha, Nebraska.

MK I. One of six

cars built with long distance LeMans modifications. Purchased

by Scuderia Filipinetti team in Geneva, Switzerland and driven

in the LeMans trials in 1966, and then raced at Monza. Was run-

ning 5th at LeMans before crashing in the 16th hour. Repaired

at FAV in England, raced at Monza in 1967 and caught fire. Re-

cently restored to LeMans configuration.

XGT-3. Motor Classic and Competition Corp., Bedford Hills,

New York.

One of thirteen MK IIs. Possibly the most original

GT40 of them all, because it was the only MK II that was never

raced. One of three Alan Mann lightweights; used as a back-up

car at LeMans in 1966. Used by Ford in the Autolite Spark Plug

advertising campaign and in their packaging and advertising.

P/1074 Mirage M.10003. Greg Miller, Sandy Utah.

Raced at

1967 Spa 1000km by Jacky Ickx and Dick Thompson, finishing

1st. In 1968 it was converted by JW Automotive into a GT40 and

renumbered P/1074. One of three lightweight GT40s; set a lap

record by Ickx at the LeMans trials. Subsequently used as a cam-

era car for the Steve McQueen movie, “LeMans.”

P/1075. Rocky Mountain Auto Collection, Decatur, Illinois.

This car won the 24 Hours of LeMans in 1968 (Pedro Rodriguez

and Lucien Bianchi) and 1969 (Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver).

One of only two cars ever to win that race two consecutive years.

J-4. Greg Miller, Sandy, Utah.

The first J-Car was sent to Le-

Mans where it recorded the fastest time at the 1966 Trials. At

Sebring, 1967, Bruce McLaren and Mario Andretti led from start

to finish. Used for testing at Daytona before being placed in stor-


J-5. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan.

Driven by Dan Gur-

ney and A.J. Foyt at the 1967 24 Hours of LeMans, finishing 1st.

Following the race it was shipped to Los Angeles and displayed

at the Auto Expo International before being donated to the Henry

Ford Museum, where it has resided ever since.

P/AM 2. Christian Gläsel, Detmold, Germany.

One of two light-

weight cars prepared by Alan Mann Racing for the 1966 season.

Raced at Sebring by Jacky Stewart and Graham Hill. Sold to

Paul Hawkins and raced extensively in Europe.