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Exterior scene, nose body panel taken as a grisly souvenir from the wreck of Bob McLean's Comstock Racing Team Ford GT40 after the Canadian driver's fiery fatal accident. As disgusting in hindsight as it was disgraceful in period. Broken body work is strapped to the back of a Ford Mustang.

12 Hours of Sebring

  • Title 12 Hours of Sebring
  • Source Karl Ludvigsen Photograph Collection  
  • Description Exterior scene, nose body panel taken as a grisly souvenir from the wreck of Bob McLean's Comstock Racing Team Ford GT40 after the Canadian driver's fiery fatal accident. As disgusting in hindsight as it was disgraceful in period. Broken body work is strapped to the back of a Ford Mustang.
  • Years 1966  
  • Date 1966-03-26
  • Photographer Stanley Rosenthall  
  • City Sebring  
  • State Florida  
  • Country United States  
  • Marque Ford  
  • Model Ford GT40  
  • Engine Type Ford V8  
  • Group/Class S 5.0  
  • Event 12 Hours of Sebring  
  • Venue Sebring International Raceway  
  • Entrant Comstock Racing Team  
  • Race Data Bob McLean and Jean Ouellet co-driving Car Number 18, a Ford GT40, qualified sixteenth, but did not finish (DNF) in the 12 hours race, due to the fatal accident claiming Bob McLean.
  • Identifier 2011-023LUDV-1966-b2_9.0_0031
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

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