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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,
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.
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.