Jerry Grant shared this Ford MkII with Dan Gurney in 1966, but they DNF with a holed radiator. The 1300-cc Alpine A210 following finished 9th overall driven by Henri Grandsire and Leo Cella.
Photo: Roger Dixon
During the 1960s the annual 24-hour auto race near a small town southwest of Paris generated international racing drama like none seen before The 1960s were a time of technological and sociological upheaval worldwide and, swept along on the rising tide of technical progress, the 24 Hours of Le Mans entered one of its grandest eras ever. As the decade began, it was the most important date on the international calendar, but the planet’s greatest endurance race soon became a…
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