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Track action scene, right to left: Car Number 27, a Ferrari 250 LM, (David Piper and Richard Attwood, co-drivers), Car Number 55, a Lotus Elan, (Al Weaver, John Fraim, and Chet Freeman, co-drivers), Car Number 97, a Ford GT40 Mk II, (Dan Gurney and Jerry Grant, co-drivers).

Daytona 24 Hour Continental

  • Title Daytona 24 Hour Continental
  • Source Karl Ludvigsen Photograph Collection  
  • Description Track action scene, right to left: Car Number 27, a Ferrari 250 LM, (David Piper and Richard Attwood, co-drivers), Car Number 55, a Lotus Elan, (Al Weaver, John Fraim, and Chet Freeman, co-drivers), Car Number 97, a Ford GT40 Mk II, (Dan Gurney and Jerry Grant, co-drivers).
  • Years 1966  
  • Date 1966-02-05
  • Photographer Stanley Rosenthall  
  • City Daytona Beach  
  • State Florida  
  • Country United States  
  • Marque Ferrari   Lotus   Ford  
  • Model Ferrari 250 LM   Lotus Elan   Ford GT40 Mk II  
  • Engine Type Ferrari V12, Lotus L4, Ford V8  
  • Group/Class P +2.0   GT 1.6  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 27, Schrader (decal), Car Number 55, Car Number 97
  • Event 24 Hours of Daytona  
  • Venue Daytona International Speedway  
  • Entrant David Piper   J. Randall   Shelby American Inc.  
  • Race Data David Piper and Richard Attwood co-driving Car Number 27, a Ferrari 250 LM, qualified twelfth and finished fifteenth overall and eighth in class in the 24 hours race. Al Weaver, John Fraim, and Chet Freeman co-driving Car Number 55, a Lotus Elan, qualified forty-seventh, but did not finish (DNF) in the 24 hours race. Dan Gurney and Jerry Grant co-driving Car Number 97, a Ford GT40 Mk II, qualified eleventh and finished second overall and second in class in the 24 hours race.
  • Identifier 2011-023LUDV-1966-b1_23.0_0017
  • 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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