Ford v Ferrari at Le Mans – what happened next

Charles Bradley
·1 min read

Following Miles’s death in testing just months after Le Mans ’66, Ford suffers another blow when Ferrari’s new 330 P4 blows away its GT40s in the 1967 Daytona 24 Hours, scoring a humbling 1-2-3 victory.

But Shelby has the answer with an all-new, American-built machine called the Mark IV. With legendary drivers Dan Gurney and AJ Foyt, it gets its revenge at Le Mans after a fantastic race – which includes a moment when the leaders come to halt out on track in the most bizarre stand-off in motorsport history!

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Narrated by nine-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Tom Kristensen, using exclusive footage from’s Le Mans archive and photographs from Motorsport Images, we tell the story of what happened next featuring interviews with a host of motorsport experts – and Miles’s son Peter, who chillingly recounts the day his father died.

Check out for 70 episodes of archive footage from the world’s most famous sportscar event, the Le Mans 24 Hours