1966 saw the advent of a completely new set of regulations from the CSI (Commission Sportive Internationale – the FIA's regulations body) – the FIA Appendix J, redefining the categories of motorsport in a numerical list. Toutefois, les officiels déclarent cette dernière vainqueur de l'épreuve, puisque s'étant qualifiée plus loin, elle a parcouru plus de distance que la n°1. It was the first time that the 3000 miles/125 mph mark had been exceeded.[30]. There were no engine limits on the GTs or Prototypes. The race became the subject of a 2009 book, detailing the race and the famous background rivalry between Enzo Ferrari and Henry Ford II, by A.J. Ford the man vowed to get even, aiming his considerable resources at Ferrari's Le Mans record. Despite finishing 26 laps behind the rest of the field. The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Radio Béton lance son Marché de Léon les 19 & 20 décembre prochain dans le péristyle de l’Hôtel de Ville […] lire la suite. As a result, when I went to Daytona for the 24 hours, paired with Bruce, 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. Three days earlier Marcos-boss Harold Dermott had made a deal to buy the car with the intention to restore it and put on museum display. The FIA mandated minimum annual production runs of 500 cars for Group 3 (up from 100 previously[5][6]) and 50 for Group 4,[6] which also had a maximum engine capacity of 5000cc. Foyt ranked among the best in stock car and open-wheel racing -- particularly at the Indianapolis 500, where he'd won in 1961, 1964 and 1967 (and would win again in 1977) -- but he was a rookie at Le Mans. Ferrari found the production requirement for homologating the P4 under Group 4 daunting and withdrew from competition in the sport-racer classes. As car after car ran into trouble and dropped out, the little Marcos, by this time nicknamed 'la puce bleue' (the blue flea) wailed on. [3] It was also the debut Le Mans start for two significant drivers: Henri Pescarolo, who went on to set the record for the most starts at Le Mans; and Jacky Ickx, whose record of six Le Mans victories stood until beaten by Tom Kristensen in 2005. Nino Vaccarella, race winner in 1964, was furious when he found out he was ‘demoted’ to drive the Dino rather than the P3 and threatened to walk out, but did, in the end run the car. Marché de Léon. Matt Damon joue le rôle de Carroll Shelby et Christian Bale interprète le pilote Ken Miles. Meilleurs temps au tour chronométrés sur circuit. Shorter and wider than the P2, it kept the same 4-litre engine but with fuel-injection now put out 420 bhp. The resulting warpath employed everyone from Bruce McLaren to Carroll Shelby and Indy 500 legend A.J. Record du tour en rollers, aux 24 Heures Rollers 2015 : Bart Swings (BEL) : 5 min 32 s [7]. Several people searched for the car ever since, but it was only found back in December 2016 in Portugal by Dutchman Jeroen Booij. Foyt, putting the stops to Ferrari's unbroken, five-year winning streak at La Sarthe. Finally there was a P2 Spyder for Maranello Concessionaires (Attwood/Piper). ... Pour vous mettre dans l'ambiance, regardez la bande-annonce du film "Le Mans 66", sorti en 2019 sur vos écrans : Et en marge de votre venue sur le circuit, une visite du musée des 24 Heures s'impose ! [28][27][38], After 6 hours, heavy rain was pouring down. And most of all, in 2016, there is no Henry the Deuce, no world-altering grudge match, no Enzo, no Carroll. [6] But the new year started with promise with Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby winning both the inaugural 24 Hours of Daytona and then 12 Hours of Sebring. At the finish: "the idea was that the leading GT40s would cross the line together, but in practice, it wasn't possible to have a dead heat. M6: Accédez immédiatement au replay de tous les programmes deM6. à partir de 499 € 374 € Promo. Two cars were entered, one by ASA and one by NART. Nos techniciennes reçoivent des formations spécifiques pour les poses d'extensions de cils afin d'embellir votre regard et … [7] But this year, a significant new manufacturer entered the fray: Matra had bought out Automobiles René Bonnet in 1964, rebadging the Djet. American Walt Hansgen's Ford hit water on the pit straight and aquaplaned. Defending class-champions Austin-Healey had two works entries. Porsche also ran three regular 906s in the Sports category, two works entries as well as one for their Paris importer Toto Veuillet. Séquence émotion… Nous sommes le … This was the first overall win at Le Mans for the Ford GT40 as well as the first overall win for an American constructor. Discussion in 'Other Racing' started by Gatorrari, Nov 18, 2019. [15][19] At the end of the first lap Ford's cars led – Hill ahead of Gurney then Bucknum, Parkes in the Ferrari, followed by Whitmore's Ford, the Chaparral, then the GT40s of Scott and Rindt. relatant les 24 Heures du Mans 1966, une épreuve de légende marquée par la rivalité Ford Ferrari, tout en faisant découvrir les coulisses du film Le Mans 66 (Ford v Ferrari), inspiré de cette édition. For the 2019 film released internationally as Le Mans '66, see, Challenge Mondial de Vitesse et Endurance standings, Clarke 1997, p.10: Road & Track Sept 1966, Clarke 1997, p.11: Road & Track Sept 1966, Clarke 1997, p.12: Road & Track Sept 1966, Clarke 1997, p.13: Road & Track Sept 1966, "A look back at the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours", "Watch the story of the controversy behind the Ford GT40's photo finish at Le Mans in 1966", "Le Mans 1966: The Golden Mystery – dailysportscar.com", "20 Jun 1966, Page 11 - The Cumberland News at Newspapers.com", "Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans – Book Review", "How Carroll Shelby And A Gang Of Nerds Beat Enzo Ferrari", "Ford Preparing to 'Go Like Hell!' Quel est le record de vitesse sur le circuit du Mans ? This was the first overall win at Le Mans for the Ford GT40 as well as the first overall win for an American constructor. Remarkably, given British dominance of the race barely a decade earlier, there were only three British cars in this year's race. TOURS MAGAZINE. J’ai aimé Le Mans 66 de James Mangold quand je l’ai regardé pour la première fois l’année dernière. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 22 septembre 2020 à 03:46. Site officiel de l'Automobile Club de l'Ouest (A.C.O), créateur et organisateur des 24 Heures du Mans. Collectively, Ford's wins were one of countless bright moments in a golden decade for both motorsport and culture in general. The biggest news was the walkout of Ferrari's lead driver John Surtees. Jochen Rindt, the previous year's winner, had moved across from Ferrari to Ford, in the new Canadian Comstock Racing Team. The overall winners of all events since 1923 are listed here. Aujourd'hui, l'entreprise allemande détient le record du nombre de victoires au Mans ! Stage Duo en Supercars Italiennes - Circuit d'Issoire . Après six victoires consécutives de Ferrari au Mans, Ford se lance dans la bataille avec Carroll Shelby, concepteur des Ford GT40 Mk II qui réalisent le triplé à l'arrivée. It demonstrated that production engines could compete with racing powerplants and that an American-built car could top Europe's best. Joining Skip Scott, team owner of the Essex Wire team, was a 21-year old Jacky Ickx in his Le Mans debut.[29][30]. [31], Finally, in a subcompetition of its own, there was the tire race between Firestone, Dunlop, and Goodyear. So is the automobile itself. Both New Zealanders who now reside in England, it was the most important victory yet for the two youngsters. This still posed a problem for Ford as they were lacking spare drivers, with injuries with A.J. The car was powered by a 1130cc Peugeot engine, marking the return of the French company last seen in the 1938 race. We finished fifth. Salarié, indépendant, étudiant : en cas de questions sur le compte ameli, trouvez le moyen le plus adapté pour contacter l’Assurance Maladie. [29] At the end of the first hour Fords were 1-2-3, with Gurney leading by 24 seconds from Graham Hill and Bucknum. At 8 am, a pit-stop for the Filipinetti Ford running 5th spilled petrol on a rear tyre. Ginther was 5th in the fastest Ferrari with a 3:33.0, with Parkes and Bandini in 7th and 8th respectively. However three langheck (long-tail) prototypes were also entered by the works team, driven by Hans Herrmann/Herbert Linge, Jo Siffert/Colin Davis and Udo Schütz/Peter de Klerk. Le tour le plus rapide de toute l'histoire des 24 Heures du Mans est au crédit de Kamui Kobayashi avec Toyota, lors des essais qualificatifs de l'édition 2017, avec un temps de 3 min 14 s 791 et une moyenne de 251,882 km/h, tour le plus court depuis l'existence des deux chicanes dans la ligne droite des Hunaudières [15]. Ford's answer to Ferrari's next weapon, the 330 P4, was delayed by development problems, handing Ferrari a rematch with the Mk IIs that so dominated them at LeMans, at the 1967 Daytona 24 Hours. Tour de France 2021 - Official site of the famed race from the Tour de France. Holman & Moody, the successful Ford NASCAR race team was brought on board to race another trio – for Mark Donohue/Paul Hawkins, Ronnie Bucknum/Dick Hutcherson, and Lucien Bianchi/Mario Andretti. [20] Last minute raindrops caused a flurry of tyre changes and some cars switched from Firestone to Goodyear or Dunlop. Cette course fait partie de la deuxième manche du Championnat du monde des voitures de sport 1965 (WSC - World Sportscar Championship). While Ford bested the Italians with the GT40 Mark II in 1966, this time it fielded an all-new car. However it was a new design that was entered. [36] By then all three Dinos were out with mechanical issues, removing one threat to Porsche. Les Français n'ont pas fait d'étincelles au Bugatti mais Lorenzo a battu le record absolue du tour. Ginther's NART Ferrari was leading from Parkes, chased by the Fords of Miles and Gurney on the same lap, McLaren a lap behind then Bandini and Andretti two laps back. Porsches now held the next five places and the two Ferrari GTs were 9th and 10th chased by the Alpines. Feb 27, 2004 13,818 Georgia Full Name: Jim Pernikoff #1 Gatorrari, Nov 18, 2019. Miles/Hulme were leading, followed by McLaren/Amon holding station on the same lap. Avec sa victoire au Grand Prix du Portugal, le pilote britannique devient seul détenteur du record de victoires en Grand Prix avec 92 succès en Formule 1. I recall it was damp and we were running on intermediate Firestone tires and at 210–220 mph [355 kmh] on the Mulsanne Straight, the tires were shedding tread. Three more examples were produced and prepared for the Le Mans 24 Hours, while Ford's championship hopes rested on the older GT40s and the new GT40-derived Mirages to gain points in the intervening races. Navigation 1970 1972 modifier Les 24 Heures du Mans 1971 sont la 39 e édition de l'épreuve et se déroulent les 12 et 13 juin 1971 sur le circuit de la Sarthe . Après avoir pris le départ en marchant, et non en courant, Jacky Ickx a remporté, 24 heures plus tard, une édition devenue mythique en usant d'un stratagème. Since McLaren and Amon had started 60 feet behind Miles and Hulme, they were declared the winners. [14][39] As the rain eased, the Fords of Miles and Gurney retook the lead. Au volant de la Toyota N°7 (au premier plan), Mike Conway a battu le record du tour lors de son 4e tour du circuit des 24 heures du Mans.Il a bouclé un tour du circuit en 3'17"297. [28], The new Group 4 category started attracting interest as the earlier prototypes were meeting the homologation and production requirements. Puy de dôme (63) Domptez non pas une mais deux supercars italiennes sur le circuit d'Issoire ! Découvrez le label Ford Sélection Privilège et trouvez le véhicule d'occasion de vos rêves. Ford v Ferrari (known as Le Mans '66 in the UK and other territories) is a sports drama film distributed by 20th Century Fox, based on the rivalry between Ford and Ferrari for dominance at Le Mans. "[51], Rumors of a movie adaptation of the book, an Amazon best seller,[52] circulated from 2013 to 2015. That first win made it onto the front pages of European newspapers, and it actually helped sell new cars. Several cars of the original 24-hours race have survived and have been restored to their former glory. The Fords were further delayed as a number chose to change brake pads early. S'ajoute donc à "Seuls avec tous" le thème "À toute vitesse !". J. Baime (2010). The real life Le Mans ’66 ended with a historic finish: Ford trounced the frontrunner Ferrari as all three Ford cars crossed the finish line in a dead heat. It was a record shattering performance as the winning car covered more miles (3,009.3) at a faster speed (125.38 mph) than any previous entry. At the 92nd Academy Awards, the film received four nominations, including Best Picture and Best Sound Mixing, and won for Best Sound Editing and Best Film Editing. The race has been run every year since its inception with the exception of 1936, when the race was not run due to worker strikes, and 1940 to 1948, due to World War II. Voir. La première Ferrari P3, de Ginther-Rodriguez, vient ensuite à près de trois secondes et les "vieilles" P2/P3 sont reléguées à plus de 15 secondes ! The GT40s met the production requirement and 5 litre limit for homologation in the new Group 4 class. Ford's Sixties Le Mans program was famously the result of a dispute between Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari–Ford had tried to purchase Ferrari (the company), only to have Enzo shut down the sale at the last minute. Le circuit des 24 Heures, en forme longue circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, dit aussi « circuit de la Sarthe », situé au sud de la ville du Mans et sur la commune de Mulsanne, dans la Sarthe en France, est un circuit de course automobile non permanent utilisé par la plus célèbre des courses d'endurance, les 24 Heures du Mans, organisée par l'Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) depuis 1923. The Le Mans results boosted Ford over Ferrari for the 1966 Manufacturers' Championship. [14][15][35], On the third lap Gurney took the lead, which he held onto until the first pit-stops. Le Mans 66 est aussi un film politique. But that makes sense: Both Le Mans and international motorsport are different now, tamer and less raw. [22] It was race-proven too, after winning the Targa Florio the month before. Il faut savoir prendre le temps pour profiter de la vie et de ses proches et se recentrer sur l’essentiel. The new A210 had a 1.3L Gordini-Renault engine with a Porsche gearbox making it more durable if only a little faster at 245 kp/h (150 mph). Over the test weekend, Mauro Bianchi had surprised many in the 1-litre Alpine, going as fast as the 1959 Ferrari Testa Rossas. But their race preparation had been limited by strike action in Italy. Le thème de culture générale et expression est choisi pour deux ans. Ferrari took the Manufacturers' title for 1967, edging up-and-coming Porsche by two points. [20] A major accident occurred when Jean-Claude Ogier's CD got loose on spilt oil at the Mulsanne kink and was hit hard side-on by François Pasquier in the NART ASA. [15] There had been instant excitement when Edgar Berney spun his Bizzarrini on the start-line amongst the crowd of departing cars. [30] The official Ford press release, erroneously dated 7/5/1966 (possibly US-style dating: July 5th 1966), claims: .mw-parser-output .templatequote{overflow:hidden;margin:1em 0;padding:0 40px}.mw-parser-output .templatequote .templatequotecite{line-height:1.5em;text-align:left;padding-left:1.6em;margin-top:0}, The McLaren-Amon and the Miles-Hulme cars were running within seconds of each other as the race neared its end, with the Bucknum-Hutcherson car hanging back as insurance. The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Ford told their cars to drop to 4-minute laps, but Gurney and Miles kept racing hard for the lead. Taken from Quentin Spurring's book, officially licensed by the ACO, As calculated after Le Mans, Round 4 of 4[65], This article is about the race. De part l'immense ligne droite des Hunaudières, les 24 Heures du Mans permettent de très hautes vitesses de pointe. [29][15][19], On a cool and cloudy afternoon, it was Henry Ford II this year who was the honorary starter. "[46] Beebe also later admitted he had been annoyed with Miles racing Gurney, disregarding team orders by potentially risking the cars' endurance. Why Ken Miles did not win the '66 Le Mans 24. [14][41][42][43][44], At their last pitstop, the 7th-placed Porsche of Peter Gregg and Sten Axelsson was stopped by engine problems. [8][15] Also pitting on the first lap was Paul Hawkins whose Ford broke a halfshaft going down the Mulsanne Straight lurching him sideways at nearly 350 km/h. Extensive work was done in the wind tunnel, and improving the brakes, handling and engine – not least improving the fuel economy. Chrysler had first entered in 1925, and after 41 years it was the first win for an American car. [36][41], At the last pit stop, the Mark IIs were still in front. [32], Jo Siffert put the quickest Porsche 22nd on the grid with 3:51.0, with Nino Vaccarella's Ferrari in 24th (3:53.5) and Jo Schlesser's Matra just behind it (3:53.5). It was rumoured that Miles, upset about the team orders, lifted off to allow McLaren to finish a length ahead. [17][6] Driven by Phil Hill and Jo Bonnier, they made a big impact winning the Nürburgring round just two weeks earlier. Miles died in a … [19][20], Chevrolet was the other player in the over 2-litre class. Miles won the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1966, and placed second at Le Mans. Après avoir mené des études sur la question, Toyota n'organisera pas de tentative de record du tour le plus rapide sur le circuit des 24 Heures du Mans. McLaren was being delayed by his tyres going off, so the team quietly changed from Firestones to Goodyears. Then Schlesser's Matra ran into the CD of Georges Heligouin avoiding the accident. Une sécurité d'achat pour trouver le meilleur véhicule d'occasion. Racing is no longer a brutally dangerous pastime or the kind of thing that puts whole countries on the edge of their seats. [7][8][9][10] The big 7-litre engine now put out 475 bhp. The other Porsches came in 4th to 7th led by Siffert/Davis, who also claimed the Index of Performance. [12] One of the big improvements Holman & Moody brought with them was a quick-change brakepad system to save time in the pits. [23] The Chaparral had been running well initially, getting as high as 5th, until a broken alternator stopped them also just before midnight while running in 8th. It came after years of struggle, more than a few public failures, and enough burnt cash to refloat the Titanic. [14] After only 9 laps, Rindt's Ford blew its engine at the end of the Mulsanne straight, so there would be no consecutive win. Pas de panique, plusieurs solutions s'offrent à vous ! Four Alpines finished this year, 9-11-12-13, with that of Delageneste/Cheinisse from the Ecurie Savin-Calberson winning the Thermal Efficiency Index. The following year, they won again. With Shelby now fully concentrated on the Ford program, the Cobra GTs were abandoned. The 5.3L small block put out 420 bhp and had a semi-automatic transmission. [10] The works team had a pair of closed-cockpit versions for John Surtees/Ludovico Scarfiotti and former winners Lorenzo Bandini/Jean Guichet. Includes route, riders, teams, and coverage of past Tours This year a new customer team, the Ecurie Savin-Calberson was supported by Alpine, with former Index winner Roger Delageneste. [27] Another competitor in the small prototypes was ASA. Les 24 Heures du Mans 1966 sont la 34e édition de l'épreuve et se déroulent les 18 et 19 juin 1966 sur le circuit de la Sarthe. [15] The Holman & Moody crew took 70 minutes to repair it only for Mark Donohue to have the rear boot blow off down the Mulsanne and find the differential had been terminally damaged. Fourth, 20 seconds further back, was the first NART Ferrari, of Rodriguez. James Brown disait : "À force d'essayer de faire la part entre autobiographie et fiction ou invention, et d'essayer ensuite de tout remettre en forme, je suis arrivé à la conclusion que la vérité, la réalité ne sert à rien, si ce n'est de catalyseur pour écrire une histoire." Téléchargez le n° 203 Novembre / Décembre 2020 . Available now on iRacing. While repairing the damage, officials told the team that they were disqualified for Thompson leaving the scene of a major accident. Amon 22, is the youngest winner in the history of the event. As before, the Groups were split up in classes based on engine size, there was a sliding scale of a minimum weight based on the increasing engine size (from 450 to 1000 kg for 500 to 7000cc) as was fuel-tank capacity (60 to 160 litres). at Le Mans 24 Hours". Bruce said to me we had to drive the doors off the thing, so we did. Voir . We weren't sure who had won initially. [39], What could have been a procession was anything but for Ford. Le Mans 66 ou Ford contre Ferrari [1] au Québec (Ford v. Ferrari) est un film américain réalisé par James Mangold, sorti en 2019.Il s’agit de l'adaptation du livre Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans d'A. La Fédération Française de Sauvetage et de Secourisme Organisme de sécurité civile - Fondée en 1899 - Reconnue d'utilité publique. Aujourd’hui sur DLEDMV, après Le Mans 66, on vous joue Le Mans 55. Certains Maine Coon ont même été inscrits au Guinness record comme Léo en 2006 avec ses 121,9 cm ou encore Stewie. [26][20] Suivez le direct des 24 Heures Motos 2020. The film was released on 15 November 2019. Stage de Pilotage Duo - Circuit Vaison Piste . This page is accurate up to and including the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Constructor Records. There were also P2/P3 hybrids for the Ecurie Francorchamps (Dumay/"Beurlys") and Scuderia Filipinetti (Mairesse/Müller. à partir de 209 € 156 € Promo. Gregg parked the car waiting for the last lap, but at 3.50pm he could not get it restarted and missed the formation finish. [58] The production was well received critically, attaining a "100%" rating on review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes.[59]. But Andretti was soon sidelined with a blown headgasket, as was the Hill/Muir Ford which had broken its front suspension coming out of Arnage corner. "What happened to the movie adaptation of "Go Like Hell? [21], Another heavy downpour at 12.30 contributed to a big accident in the Esses. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Gatorrari F1 World Champ. The Ford-Ferrari war pivoted on how these men operated and thought, and they made that story what it was." Watch Queue Queue [1][2] It was also the seventh round of the 1966 World Sportscar Championship season. 24 Heures du Mans. 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. There were only three GT entries: the Ferrari customer teams Ecurie Francorchamps and Maranello Concessionaires both entered a 275 GTB. Cette course fait partie de la septième manche du Championnat du monde des voitures de sport 1967 (WSC - World Sportscar Championship). [16][8][17], NART also entered a long-tailed P2, rebodied by Piero Drogo and driven by last year's winner Masten Gregory with Bob Bondurant. II/ 1) MAIS A notre époque d’hypervitesse, on confond parfois vitesse et précipitation et certaines personnes peuvent se sentir perdues. [26], Charles Deutsch (CD) brought his new aerodynamic SP66. Guichet had just spun his Ferrari in the rain and got away when Buchet arrived and crashed his Porsche. That achievement was arguably the greatest in the company's history. This film is actually made by James May (British television presenter), in the 6th episode of The Grand Tour's first season. LeMans06-66_441. With the 2.0L flat-6 engine from the 911, it had recently been homologated for Group 4 with the requisite 50 cars. [14][11][20], A notable absentee at the test weekend was the Ferrari works team. An open-cockpit variant was given to the North American Racing Team (NART) for Pedro Rodriguez/Richie Ginther. [14][41][47], In a race of attrition it was fortunate the big teams brought such quantity – only 3 of the 13 Fords finished and only the two GTs finished from the 14 Ferraris entered. And once again there was tragedy with a fatal accident. I found a photo which graphically shows why Ken Miles did not win the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Up against them was Ed Hugus’ modified Ferrari 275 GTB and the Equipe Nationale Belge ran its 250 LM. With the new regulations this year the ACO received a huge 103 entry requests. Le Mans 66, dont la sortie en salles en France est programmée le 13 novembre, a été réalisé par James Mangold. [11] The third car was the all-Kiwi pairing of Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon. Retrouvez toute l'information sur votre ville dans les rubriques de votre magazine. [21], Porsche came with a new model – the 906 designed by the team led by Ferdinand Piëch. [36][8], At 8pm, only the Miles and Gurney Fords and Rodiguez's Ferrari were on the lead lap (#64). The quickest Alpine in practice was Toivonen/Jansson (4:20.1), well ahead of the best CD (Ogier/Laurent 4:27.5) and the Austin-Healey's (4:45.1) and ASAs (4:49.8). Autre détail, Le Mans 66 ne cesse de procéder à des parallèles entre Hollywood et le milieu automobile. | JOEL LE GALL/OUEST-FRANCE Ouest-France Publié le 19/05/2018 à 11h00 Abonnez-vous He and team manager Eugenio Dragoni had decided that he, as the fastest Ferrari driver and driving with Mike Parkes, would act as the hare to bait and break the Fords. After a defective batch of transaxle shafts sank Ford's effort, Ferrari took a 1-2-3 finish with their new P4s and returned the favor of Ford's victory formation. The Ford-France and Essex cars had already retired with engine issues during the night.[29]. Ex-Ferrari engineer Giotto Bizzarrini had fallen out with Renzo Rivolta and with his own company brought his new design, the P538, but still using the 5.3L Chevrolet engine. The 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 34th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 18 and 19 June 1966. On his out-lap Spoerry lost traction and spun at the Esses wrecking the car. Just before 4pm, it started to drizzle again. [7], Once again there was rain at the April testing weekend. L'Auberge de Bagatelle Le Mans (72) Auberge de la Tour Marcolès (15) Le Cerf Marlenheim (67) Le Village Marly-Le-Roi (78) Alcyone Marseille (13) L'Épuisette Marseille (13) Une Table au Sud Marseille (13) Saisons Marseille (13) Dyades au Domaine des Étangs Massignac (16) Cicada - La Table du Hameau Maussane-les-Alpilles / Le Paradou (13) The 1966 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most important races in Ford’s history. Both cars hit the wall and caught fire, and Ogier was taken to the hospital with two broken arms. Siffert/Davis were leading a train of Porsches in 7th and the nearest Ferrari was the Bandini/Guichet P3 limping in 12th. ♦ 66 : Le nombre d'années record de participation d'un constructeur. Baime[48][49] titled "Go Like Hell"—the words shouted by Bruce McLaren to Chris Amon as they drove to their famous victory. Foyt, Jackie Stewart and Lloyd Ruby. Les 24 Heures du Mans 1966 sont la 34 e édition de l'épreuve et se déroulent les 18 et 19 juin 1966 sur le circuit de la Sarthe.. Cette course fait partie de la septième manche du Championnat du monde des voitures de sport 1966 (WSC - World Sportscar Championship). Taken with critical injuries to the American military hospital at Orléans, he died five days later. Pour atteindre un tel gabarit, il peut grandir jusqu’à l'âge de cinq ans. We were warned to be careful with the gearbox as they were new and unproven, and both cars retired with gearbox failures. Entered by Frenchman Hubert Giraud and driven by Jean-Louis Marnat and Claude Ballot-Lena, the team was able to get a works engine and gearbox from BMC. It shows the cars leaving … Meanwhile, Miles had been putting in extremely fast laps, breaking the lap record and getting back up to 5th place. [26] The final finisher was the little Mini Marcos. Production of what would become the ubiquitous Le Mans car had started in late 1964 and the new 911 S model had its ‘boxer’ 6-cylinder engine tuned to 160 bhp.