4. Dezember 2020

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Back in those days, the top speed of the GT40 was 100mph more than some of the other cars on the track, so it could be quite hairy, especially at night in the rain with mist hanging in the air, bearing down on these cars when you couldn't see much. Many contemporary journalists, and authors who have tackled the subject since, have completely missed the intricacies of the situation. The cars were going very, very slowly as they took the flag: if Miles thought that McLaren had dudded him, Miles could easily have accelerated back into the lead. Around that time I was also doing testing at Sebring and Daytona with the standard car, and was experiencing a few mechanical issues. You would get huge blisters on your hand from changing gear. Tell us about the podium celebration at the end. As David Greenhalgh shows, the true story of the finish of the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours remains very elusive … This weekend we have heard a great deal about the 50th anniversary of Ford’s famous 1-2-3 win at Le Mans in 1966. All Rights Reserved. LE MANS, France, June 9, 2016 – Ford’s 1966 Le Mans winner Chris Amon reminisces about that historic race 50 years ago in this exclusive interview.. Q) Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? The winning GT40 "Mark II" cars were in the Prototype class, because they were modified beyond the limits of the homologated GT40 "Mark I" cars in the Sport class. Filmen 'Le Mans '66' handler om optakten til det episke 24-timers Le Mans-løb i 1966, der i særdeleshed betød en dyst mellem bilfabrikanterne Ford Motors og Ferrari. The responsibility for the side-by-side finish lay with Ford racing manager Leo Beebe; he knew that it would entail victory for McLaren/Amon. I was driving with Bruce McLaren in the #2 GT40 and we both knew our main competitors would be the other Fords. Ford wanted its GT40s to finish equal-first. The idea was that the leading GT40s would cross the line together, but in practice, it wasn't possible to have a dead heat. Forestil dig at du virkelig bliver forkælet; Sæt dig til rette i den mest behagelige stol. Just a few years ago, Carroll Shelby won the legendary 24-hour race at Le Mans, but now the engineer is left watching from the sidelines. Henry was on the podium and I believe his wife was also there. Indeed, perhaps the regulations said the race ended precisely at 4pm, not at the finish line at all, in which case we’ll never know which of the two Fords was ahead on the stroke of 4 o’clock, somewhere out on the circuit on that last lap. But if that is right, why haven’t more authors emphasised the point? But even if they were side by side at some earlier line where the race actually ended, the distance rule was always going to sink Miles. I think the “docked lap” theory can be put to one side. Erős Márk 2019. június 04. Le Mans '66 (v originále Ford v Ferrari) je americký sportovní film z roku 2019 režiséra Jamese Mangolda natočený na motivy osudů automobilových konstruktérů a závodníků Kena Milese a Carrolla Shelbyho.Snímek sleduje cestu týmu Shelby American k vítězství v závodě 24 hodin Le Mans z roku 1966. But alternatively if the finish was in fact at the chequered flag, why do so many authors (and some of the participants) speak of it as a dead heat, when it plainly wasn’t? The McLaren team was commissioned by Ford to build a lightweight version of the GT40 for possible use in 1966. V roce 1966 se na slavném závodním okruhu v Le Mans střetly dvě automobilové společnosti: Ferrari a Ford. Galerie +4. I took over from Bruce and he spoke to Firestone and they generously said we could switch to the Goodyears the other GT40s were running. Newly discovered film footage from the 1966 race also features on the Ford Performance website. Shelby photographer and scribe Dave Friedman pushed that line in Remembering the Shelby Years 1962-1969; I corresponded with him for another article I have written on the 1966 race, and he was certainly pretty adamant on the point. Le Mans 1966. Beebe has always stood by his decision, while others, including Shelby, have rather unconvincingly wrung their hands saying, “if only I’d known…”. A város a Loire egyik mellékfolyója, a Sarthe partján terül el. Držitel Oscara Matt Damon a Christian Bale ve filmu inspirovaném skutečnou událostí. Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley's helmet for the 2016 race celebrates Chris Amon (right) and Bruce McLaren. Another thing was you really had to manage the brakes because at the end of the Mulsanne Straight they would be cold and then subjected to tremendous heat as you slowed from 220mph. Ken Miles na Le Mans v tomto voze startoval již v roce 1965, ale kvůli selhání techniky závod nedokončil. Ford will naturally seek to emphasise what a great triumph it was for the marque, as indeed it was. Then again, Friedman tells us that, when Miles was told of the form finish, he disgustedly said “so ends my contribution to this motor race”. Le Mans Classic 2010 . Select from premium Le Mans 1967, Le Mans of the highest quality. Clarke, R.M. The original Ford GT was a sports car and winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans four times in a row, from 1966 to 1969. A good number of sources assert that the dead heat went wrong because of the ACO’s eccentric decision that car 2 had travelled further. As a result of the above, when I went to Daytona for the 24 hours, paired with Bruce, I was not fully confident on the reliability front if we were to drive hard the whole race, so I suggested to Bruce that we set a fairly conservative pace for the race, and whilst we might be running out of the top three in the early stages, we might be the only one there at the end. We ran at Le Mans in '65 in the GT40 and we were so much faster than Ferrari until we had reliability issues. Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? Bruce McLaren told Amon to "go like hell!" Sounds pretty simple and familiar, but the end of the 1966 race is probably the most mis-reported finish of a major race in the history of the sport. Further, David Hodges, in the 1998 edition of Ford GT40, comments that in the 1990s, there was a campaign in America to get the 1966 Le Mans results changed, for that very reason. See more ideas about Le mans, Ford gt, Gt40. Ruku na srdce, Netflix se o prvním březnovém víkendu zase tolik nepředvádí. Indeed, it is significant that in the new book Ford GT: How Ford silenced the critics, humbled Ferrari, and won Le Mans the theory is only given very scant attention, even though Friedman is a co-author. There was a real risk the discs could crack. LE MANS '66. But Carroll Shelby has said he doesn’t think that Miles backed off, and Denny Hulme thought that McLaren sped up at the very end. En film, jeg gerne ville bo i. James Mangold peaker og instruerer sin hidtil bedste film. I have to admit I was only 22 at the time and I was overawed by the situation. What would a Ford victory mean to you in 2016? Sv rady a p ipom nky pi te na email: havlicek@lemans.cz Dejte si odkaz na sv str nky Posledn aktualizace 19.5.2017. It's difficult to say because the speed differential was higher in my day and the cars didn't provide as much protection. So what happened as the cars crossed the line? It beat out various other Ferraris as well as the arguably favored Ford GT40s and was piloted by Masten Gregory and Jochen Rindt. 0 Comments, © 2016 Dailysportscar. The fact that Evans actually discussed the race with Miles is potentially persuasive on this point – but then again, if Miles knew about the distance rule, he must have known he had lost the race at the finish line, so why did he and Hulme start driving into victory lane, Miles bitterly grumbling a few minutes later that he’d been screwed? We finished fifth. ShareFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Email, As David Greenhalgh shows, the true story of the finish of the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours remains very elusive …. Miles is said to have commented to his mechanic, Charlie Agapiou, late in the race that, irrespective of any Ford decision about the finish, he wasn’t going to finish second. The true story of the finish of the 1966 race will therefore forever remain a mystery. after a tyre switch from Firestone to Goodyear. I won with Bruce and he wasn't with us for much longer after that race so it would be especially poignant for me personally to see history recreated. It's been said that I was an unlucky F1 driver because I should have won a lot of races but the fact is many of my contemporaries were killed in F1, so I think I'm lucky to still be around. In the coming days there will be a blizzard of publicity and comment about the 1966 race. Jste n v t vn k t to str nky od 15.9.2000. In the face of such an overwhelming corporate campaign, it was more than a little ironic that the very moment of the company’s triumph was marginalised by the actions of a determined Kiwi, an irascible expatriate Englishman, and some regulations which weren’t even clear to those who administered them. A város nevét világszerte a híres 24 órás autósversenyekről ismerik, amelyeket 1923 óta … Iratkozz fel hírlevelünkre! But McLaren had made an almost identical comment, so perhaps the Kiwi did indeed speed up to beat Miles as they reached the line. Find the perfect Le Mans 1967, Le Mans stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Der er langt mellem de store bilfilm, men filmen Le Mans '66 ligner en, som du skal sætte kryds i kalenderen for at se. 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Le Mans '66 je drama z roku 2019, spadající do žánrů drama, sportovní, biografický a oscarový. Minden 500. feliratkozó után 5db Alapjáratos pólót sorsolunk ki. This weekend we have heard a great deal about the 50th anniversary of Ford’s famous 1-2-3 win at Le Mans in 1966. by Stephen Kilbey CU Henry Ford II in pits. So which is toughest – Le Mans 1966 or Le Mans 2016? In a close finish, this was always going to be needlessly confusing for everyone involved. I would take a shower when I got out of the car and change my overalls because you would get drenched in sweat driving the GT40. V hlavních rolích Christian Bale, Matt Damon a Caitriona Balfe. Han har tidligere stået bag filmsucceser som 'Logan', 'Walk The Line' og '3:10 to Yuma'. Handlingen er forudsigelig som smagen fra en pakke discounttoast fra Aldi. At the end of the day, endurance racing is the ultimate test for man and machine, and that hasn't changed a bit in the last 50 years. To ale vůbec nevadí, pokud máte předplacené HBO, které tento víkend rozhodně vede v zásobě nových seriálů, které se vyplatí vyzkoušet. If the chequered flag marked the finish line, then McLaren (below) clearly won, and there was no need to have invoked the distance rule at all. Men man overraskes ikke og får ikke det store med sig. There is understandably some doubt on that point, because when asked by Ford late in the race, the ACO initially said that a dead heat was possible, but then later told Ford that the distance rule would prevent it. A) I was driving with Bruce McLaren in the #2 GT40 and we both knew our main competitors would be the other Fords. In 2002 Zwartkops incorporated the South African Tourist Trophy (SA TT) into its program as a one-hour event for pre 1966 Le Mans Sports Grand Touring Cars. Our throttle was also sticking a bit which isn't what you needed going into a corner. Le Mans '66, seriály HBO a další novinky, které musíte vidět o víkendu. When I was called in to change tyres, I think Bruce's frustration had reached boiling point, he put his head through the car door and said 'go like hell'. 7 June 2020 So the victory stood proudly as Ford’s finest hour in the sport. I can't remember exactly what was said but it was a very joyous occasion. The story is a dramatic one, but stripped down to its barest essentials: Ford (right) tried to buy Ferrari; failed; made spectacularly unsuccessful attacks on the 1964 and 1965 races; launched an overwhelming campaign in 1966; saw the Ferrari resistance fade away as that race unfolded; and instructed Ken Miles and Bruce McLaren not to race each other to the flag, but to cross the line side by side. I would be delighted for Ford. In 1964 the GT40 was simply too new and lacked the necessary development, in 1965 cracked brake discs from unforeseen levels of heat were the problem which eliminated most of the 7 litre Mk2’s. Jasně, zlatá éra závodnických es je na podobné story a charaktery neuvěřitelně bohatá a Le Mans 1966 patří ve vytrvalostním závodění ke stejným pojmům jako Nagano nebo Lake Placid v … What was the toughest part of the race for you? We weren't sure who had won initially. Bruce could sleep anywhere at any time but I couldn't. Da bildesigneren Carroll Shelby bliver hyret af Ford, er det ikke for at skabe endnu et samlebåndskøretøj til den amerikanske befolkning. Bruce said to me we had to drive the doors off the thing so we did. I also had some interesting conversations with Henry Ford II and his wife Cristina, during the night. 16 April 2020 Then, as now, the manufacturer is more important than the driver at Le Mans; Leo Beebe, a good company man, had absolutely no doubt on that score. With grateful thanks to the Ford Motor Company and the Henry Ford Archives for their cooperation in the sourcing of photographs to illustrate this feature. In June of 1965, the 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, was held, as usual, at the Circuit de La Sarthe and was ultimately won by the North American Racing Team’s #21 Ferrari 250LM. Le Mans 1966 to 1969 1966. Scénář k filmu napsali Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth a Jason Keller. Den får premiere 13. november 2019. READ MORE: * Dixon racing against the clock ahead of Le Mans debut * Hartley to honour Amon, McLaren at Le Mans * Dixon says Kiwi can-do attitude key to motorsport success. The 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 36th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 28 and 29 September 1968 on the Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France.. Indeed, there is even a suggestion that Miles was actually a lap ahead, but that the Ford officials perversely persuaded the ACO during the race there had been a mistake and he should be docked a lap. We had both driven the first two 7.0-litre cars at Le Mans the previous year: Bruce with Ken Miles and myself with Phil Hill. A to je ostatně důvod vysokého hodnocení. At the time, I was probably more interested in F1 than sports car racing. – editor (1997) Le Mans 'The Ford and Matra Years 1966–1974' Cobham, Surrey: Brooklands Books ISBN 1-85520-373-1; Clausager, Anders (1982) Le Mans London: Arthur Barker Ltd ISBN 0-213-16846-4; Henry, Alan (1988) Fifty Famous Motor Races Northamptonshire: Patrick Stephen Ltd … But assuming for a minute that the race did end on pit straight, there is an interview on Youtube where Ronnie Spain mentions the view that the true finish line was at the start of the pits, not at the chequered flag, and that the cars were pretty much dead-heated as they crossed that first line. If any journalist ever did the digging that needed to be done straight after the race, finding a copy of the regulations, to see if the distance rule existed, and when and how the finish of the race was defined, he has kept very quiet about it for the last 50 years. Another thing was the cars back then chucked out quite a lot of oil so as the race went on, and the rain came down, it got very slippery. Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? He would hardly have made that comment if he thought he was a lap ahead of McLaren. It wasn’t a dead heat because the #1 Miles/Hulme car was two spots ahead of the #2 McLaren/Amon car on the grid, therefore car 2 had travelled further in the 24 hours, and was declared the winner. A whole cottage industry has grown up as to how that came about: Henry Manney in the Road & Track report of the race asserted that Miles braked or backed off, a view later endorsed by Leo Levine in Ford: The dust and the glory, Ronnie Spain in GT40, Pete Lyons in Autosport, Dave Friedman, and Art Evans. Ford put out a promotional film to celebrate this win which shows some great race footage. Ve dnech 9. až 11. července 2010 se na okruhu v Le Mans pojede již 5. ročník závodu historických vozidel Le Mans Classic. A Ford v Ferrarit ne hagyd ki idén, légyszi Itt az első trailer a Ford és a Ferrari 1966-os Le Mans-i csatájáról. We decided to set a pace for ourselves, which would keep us in touch with the lead and then go for it later in the race. Some authors have gone so far as to say that the so-called “distance rule” simply never existed. But that view is not only in the minority, it doesn’t have the feel of commonsense to it. But the race organisers had other ideas. 24-Stunden-Rennen von Le Mans, der 34 e Grand Prix d’Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, …

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