Filmen er en filmatisering - og formentlig dramatisering - af begivenhederne, der førte til Ford's succes med at skubbe Ferrari af Le Mans-tronen i midten af 60'erne. Držitel Oscara Matt Damon a Christian Bale ve filmu inspirovaném skutečnou událostí. Beebe has always stood by his decision, while others, including Shelby, have rather unconvincingly wrung their hands saying, âif only Iâd known…â. And in Forza Amon!, published in 2004, Amon (contrary to his 2002 interview) said that McLaren, determined to win, made absolutely sure he was in front as they crossed the line, and that Miles was upset about it. The circuit was also more dangerous. But intriguingly, Ken Milesâ biographer Art Evans (who is one of the few people who discussed the race with Miles before Miles (below) was killed eight weeks after Le Mans) claims that Miles did know that the distance rule existed. As 24 Hours of Le Mans de 1966 foi o 34º grande prêmio automobilístico das 24 Horas de Le Mans, tendo acontecido nos dias 18 e 19 de junho 1966 em Le Mans, França no autódromo francês, Circuit de la Sarthe.. O filme Ford v Ferrari relata a história por trás dessa corrida e a disputa da Ford com a Ferrari pela supremacia na Le Mans. 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Strhující příběh o tom, jak konstruktér aut Carroll Shelby a britský jezdec Ken Miles postaví pro automobilku Ford revoluční závodní auto, aby mohli zvítězit nad Enzem Ferrarim v závodu 24 Le Mans ve Francii roku 1966. Le Mans 1966. What would a Ford victory mean to you in 2016? Our throttle was also sticking a bit which isn't what you needed going into a corner. If any journalist ever did the digging that needed to be done straight after the race, finding a copy of the regulations, to see if the distance rule existed, and when and how the finish of the race was defined, he has kept very quiet about it for the last 50 years. There was a real risk the discs could crack. 0 Comments, by Graham Goodwin Le Mans '66 je drama z roku 2019, spadající do žánrů drama, sportovní, biografický a oscarový. D kuji za V z jem. ShareFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Email, As David Greenhalgh shows, the true story of the finish of the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours remains very elusive …. The winning GT40 "Mark II" cars were in the Prototype class, because they were modified beyond the limits of the homologated GT40 "Mark I" cars in the Sport class. Trval sice na tom, že bude pořízena fotografie všech tří aut na cílové rovince v závodě Le Mans roku 1966, nikdy ale MIlesovi nebránil v tom, aby usedl do kokpitu GT40. READ MORE: * Dixon racing against the clock ahead of Le Mans debut * Hartley to honour Amon, McLaren at Le Mans * Dixon says Kiwi can-do attitude key to motorsport success. Ve dnech 9. až 11. července 2010 se na okruhu v Le Mans pojede již 5. ročník závodu historických vozidel Le Mans Classic. In the face of such an overwhelming corporate campaign, it was more than a little ironic that the very moment of the companyâs triumph was marginalised by the actions of a determined Kiwi, an irascible expatriate Englishman, and some regulations which werenât even clear to those who administered them. A good number of sources assert that the dead heat went wrong because of the ACOâs eccentric decision that car 2 had travelled further. I would be delighted for Ford. Originally scheduled for the weekend of 15 and 16 June, the race had to be delayed until September due to protests, strikes, and civil unrest in France during the summer of 1968. If the chequered flag marked the finish line, then McLaren (below) clearly won, and there was no need to have invoked the distance rule at all. Mangold dokazuje, že se silné lidské příběhy schovávají v každém odvětví. – editor (1997) Le Mans 'The Ford and Matra Years 1966–1974' Cobham, Surrey: Brooklands Books ISBN 1-85520-373-1; Clausager, Anders (1982) Le Mans London: Arthur Barker Ltd ISBN 0-213-16846-4; Henry, Alan (1988) Fifty Famous Motor Races Northamptonshire: Patrick Stephen Ltd … Was that win the highlight of your racing career? It's difficult to say because the speed differential was higher in my day and the cars didn't provide as much protection. Sv rady a p ipom nky pi te na email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dejte si odkaz na sv str nky Posledn aktualizace 19.5.2017. by Stephen Kilbey after a tyre switch from Firestone to Goodyear. On the eve of Le Mans 2016, Chris Amon remembers his part in that historic 1966 victory. Well then, perhaps the man with the chequered flag wasnât standing on the finish line, and the race actually ended somewhere else? Jasně, zlatá éra závodnických es je na podobné story a charaktery neuvěřitelně bohatá a Le Mans 1966 patří ve vytrvalostním závodění ke stejným pojmům jako Nagano nebo Lake Placid v … Many contemporary journalists, and authors who have tackled the subject since, have completely missed the intricacies of the situation. This strategy fell apart when our tyres started losing treads early in the race and we lost considerable time. Indeed, it is significant that in the new book Ford GT: How Ford silenced the critics, humbled Ferrari, and won Le Mans the theory is only given very scant attention, even though Friedman is a co-author. Unissued / Unused material - Le Mans, France. Tell us about the podium celebration at the end. I wish the team all the best. Newly discovered film footage from the 1966 race also features on the Ford Performance website. 16 April 2020 The 1968 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 36th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 28 and 29 September 1968 on the Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France.. Indeed, perhaps the regulations said the race ended precisely at 4pm, not at the finish line at all, in which case weâll never know which of the two Fords was ahead on the stroke of 4 oâclock, somewhere out on the circuit on that last lap. MS Crowd at Le Mans 24 hrs endurance car race. Iratkozz fel hírlevelünkre! With grateful thanks to the Ford Motor Company and the Henry Ford Archives for their cooperation in the sourcing of photographs to illustrate this feature. Ferrari bylo jasným favoritem a nikdo ani nepomyslel na možnost, že by italská značka prohrála. Da bildesigneren Carroll Shelby bliver hyret af Ford, er det ikke for at skabe endnu et samlebåndskøretøj til den amerikanske befolkning. Film of the finish confirms that the cars were almost exactly side by side as they approached the pits, before the gap between them widens as they reach the man with the flag, some distance further along. Minden 500. feliratkozó után 5db Alapjáratos pólót sorsolunk ki. Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? A város nevét világszerte a híres 24 órás autósversenyekről ismerik, amelyeket 1923 óta … But assuming for a minute that the race did end on pit straight, there is an interview on Youtube where Ronnie Spain mentions the view that the true finish line was at the start of the pits, not at the chequered flag, and that the cars were pretty much dead-heated as they crossed that first line. Videók Aktuális. Another thing was you really had to manage the brakes because at the end of the Mulsanne Straight they would be cold and then subjected to tremendous heat as you slowed from 220mph. Jan 7, 2019 - Explore Adam McGinn's board "1966 Le Mans" on Pinterest. Le Mans '66 (v originále Ford v Ferrari) je americký sportovní film z roku 2019 režiséra Jamese Mangolda natočený na motivy osudů automobilových konstruktérů a závodníků Kena Milese a Carrolla Shelbyho.Snímek sleduje cestu týmu Shelby American k vítězství v závodě 24 hodin Le Mans z roku 1966. Were the ACO officials initially not familiar with their own regulations, or were they just making it up as they went along? Handlingen er forudsigelig som smagen fra en pakke discounttoast fra Aldi. See more ideas about Le mans, Ford gt, Gt40. I was driving with Bruce McLaren in the #2 GT40 and we both knew our main competitors would be the other Fords. Ruku na srdce, Netflix se o prvním březnovém víkendu zase tolik nepředvádí. The idea was that the leading GT40s would cross the line together, but in practice, it wasn't possible to have a dead heat. So which is toughest – Le Mans 1966 or Le Mans 2016? The original Ford GT was a sports car and winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans four times in a row, from 1966 to 1969. Det kniber dog så mere på indholdssiden. So the victory stood proudly as Fordâs finest hour in the sport. The cars were going very, very slowly as they took the flag: if Miles thought that McLaren had dudded him, Miles could easily have accelerated back into the lead. But if that is right, why havenât more authors emphasised the point? Then, as now, the manufacturer is more important than the driver at Le Mans; Leo Beebe, a good company man, had absolutely no doubt on that score. 1966 was the year of the famous Ford GT40 1-2-3 finish. To ale vůbec nevadí, pokud máte předplacené HBO, které tento víkend rozhodně vede v zásobě nových seriálů, které se vyplatí vyzkoušet. Ken Miles na Le Mans v tomto voze startoval již v roce 1965, ale kvůli selhání techniky závod nedokončil. Select from premium Le Mans 1967, Le Mans of the highest quality. We ran at Le Mans in '65 in the GT40 and we were so much faster than Ferrari until we had reliability issues. Like hundreds of team managers in the history of the sport, Beebe (right) had to make a call as to which of his cars was going to win. Han har tidligere stået bag filmsucceser som 'Logan', 'Walk The Line' og '3:10 to Yuma'. I can't remember exactly what was said but it was a very joyous occasion. In June of 1965, the 33rd Grand Prix of Endurance, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, was held, as usual, at the Circuit de La Sarthe and was ultimately won by the North American Racing Team’s #21 Ferrari 250LM. Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley's helmet for the 2016 race celebrates Chris Amon (right) and Bruce McLaren. A whole cottage industry has grown up as to how that came about: Henry Manney in the Road & Track report of the race asserted that Miles braked or backed off, a view later endorsed by Leo Levine in Ford: The dust and the glory, Ronnie Spain in GT40, Pete Lyons in Autosport, Dave Friedman, and Art Evans. On the eve of Le Mans 2016, Chris Amon remembers his part in that historic 1966 victory. 0 Comments, Â© 2016 Dailysportscar. I found driving at dawn and dusk especially tricky because the light was so poor. I think the âdocked lapâ theory can be put to one side. There is understandably some doubt on that point, because when asked by Ford late in the race, the ACO initially said that a dead heat was possible, but then later told Ford that the distance rule would prevent it. LE MANS, France, June 9, 2016 – Ford’s 1966 Le Mans winner Chris Amon reminisces about that historic race 50 years ago in this exclusive interview.. Q) Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? Again, the most common assertion is that they knew nothing of the distance rule. Galerie +4. The story is a dramatic one, but stripped down to its barest essentials: Ford (right) tried to buy Ferrari; failed; made spectacularly unsuccessful attacks on the 1964 and 1965 races; launched an overwhelming campaign in 1966; saw the Ferrari resistance fade away as that race unfolded; and instructed Ken Miles and Bruce McLaren not to race each other to the flag, but to cross the line side by side. Our attitude for Le Mans, because of the Daytona result, was obviously different. Le Mans 1966 to 1969 1966. When I was called in to change tyres, I think Bruce's frustration had reached boiling point, he put his head through the car door and said 'go like hell'. I did the testing of this and drove it in some Can Am type events in the US in late '65. Shelby photographer and scribe Dave Friedman pushed that line in Remembering the Shelby Years 1962-1969; I corresponded with him for another article I have written on the 1966 race, and he was certainly pretty adamant on the point. We weren't sure who had won initially. But that view is not only in the minority, it doesnât have the feel of commonsense to it. Was that the moment that he shouted 'Go like hell!'? Find the perfect Le Mans 1967, Le Mans stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. This theory (amongst others) also gets a solid airing from Preston Lerner in Ford GT: How Ford silenced the critics, humbled Ferrari, and won Le Mans. Yes, and there was a bit of history to that. Grand Prix (1966) Le Mans (1971) Rush (2013) Gasivodo 14-11-19 06:49 ★★★★ 0. Ford will naturally seek to emphasise what a great triumph it was for the marque, as indeed it was. Le Mans '66, seriály HBO a další novinky, které musíte vidět o víkendu. For various reasons, he chose McLaren and Amon; the side by side finish was simply a flourish, a symbolic and defiant gesture to mark Fordâs first win in the great race. Forestil dig at du virkelig bliver forkælet; Sæt dig til rette i den mest behagelige stol. Scénář k filmu napsali Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth a Jason Keller. I took over from Bruce and he spoke to Firestone and they generously said we could switch to the Goodyears the other GT40s were running. Bruce drove the first stints. It wasnât a dead heat because the #1 Miles/Hulme car was two spots ahead of the #2 McLaren/Amon car on the grid, therefore car 2 had travelled further in the 24 hours, and was declared the winner. 7 June 2020 This view also gained favour in Eoin Youngâs Bruce McLaren, and was adopted by Chris Amon in an interview in Motor Sport in 2002. Just a few years ago, Carroll Shelby won the legendary 24-hour race at Le Mans, but now the engineer is left watching from the sidelines. 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. Bruce could sleep anywhere at any time but I couldn't. Ford wanted its GT40s to finish equal-first. Ford won the 1966 Le Mans classic taking the first three placings after the failings of 1964 and 1965. But the race organisers had other ideas. A to je ostatně důvod vysokého hodnocení. Erős Márk 2019. június 04. Indeed, there is even a suggestion that Miles was actually a lap ahead, but that the Ford officials perversely persuaded the ACO during the race there had been a mistake and he should be docked a lap. This weekend we have heard a great deal about the 50th anniversary of Fordâs famous 1-2-3 win at Le Mans in 1966. In a close finish, this was always going to be needlessly confusing for everyone involved. A) I was driving with Bruce McLaren in the #2 GT40 and we both knew our main competitors would be the other Fords. Jste n v t vn k t to str nky od 15.9.2000. Den får premiere 13. november 2019. Bruce McLaren told Amon to "go like hell!" As David Greenhalgh shows, the true story of the finish of the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours remains very elusive … This weekend we have heard a great deal about the 50th anniversary of Ford’s famous 1-2-3 win at Le Mans in 1966. In 1964 the GT40 was simply too new and lacked the necessary development, in 1965 cracked brake discs from unforeseen levels of heat were the problem which eliminated most of the 7 litre Mk2’s. We finished fifth. Ford put out a promotional film to celebrate this win which shows some great race footage. Back in those days, the top speed of the GT40 was 100mph more than some of the other cars on the track, so it could be quite hairy, especially at night in the rain with mist hanging in the air, bearing down on these cars when you couldn't see much. 'Le Mans '66' fortæller den sande historie om fjendskabet mellem Ford og Ferrari og bliver stilligt instrueret af James Mangold. Le Mans '66. LE MANS '66. In 2002 Zwartkops incorporated the South African Tourist Trophy (SA TT) into its program as a one-hour event for pre 1966 Le Mans Sports Grand Touring Cars. Clarke, R.M. Hans hold af skuespillere behøver ingen yderligere introduktion og omfatter Christian Bale og Matt Damon i de to hovedroller. Bruce said to me we had to drive the doors off the thing so we did. I won with Bruce and he wasn't with us for much longer after that race so it would be especially poignant for me personally to see history recreated. A város a Loire egyik mellékfolyója, a Sarthe partján terül el. 24-Stunden-Rennen von Le Mans, der 34 e Grand Prix d’Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans, … All Rights Reserved. At the end of the day, endurance racing is the ultimate test for man and machine, and that hasn't changed a bit in the last 50 years. Le Mans (kiejtés: ləmɑ̃) város Franciaországban, Loire mente régióban, annak Sarthe megyéjében. Then again, Friedman tells us that, when Miles was told of the form finish, he disgustedly said âso ends my contribution to this motor raceâ. Le Mans Classic 2010 . I recall it was damp and we were running on intermediate Firestone tyres and at 210-220mph [355kmh] on the Mulsanne Straight, the tyres were shedding tread. It's been said that I was an unlucky F1 driver because I should have won a lot of races but the fact is many of my contemporaries were killed in F1, so I think I'm lucky to still be around. One thing is absolutely certain: as they passed the man waving the chequered flag, McLaren was about a length ahead of Miles (above). It beat out various other Ferraris as well as the arguably favored Ford GT40s and was piloted by Masten Gregory and Jochen Rindt. A Ford v Ferrarit ne hagyd ki idén, légyszi Itt az első trailer a Ford és a Ferrari 1966-os Le Mans-i csatájáról. V roce 1966 se na slavném závodním okruhu v Le Mans střetly dvě automobilové společnosti: Ferrari a Ford. TJS - Web Design Lincolnshire, Join the conversation across Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, From The Archives: Highlights From Bernd Schneider’s Career. Sounds pretty simple and familiar, but the end of the 1966 race is probably the most mis-reported finish of a major race in the history of the sport. What was the toughest part of the race for you? Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? Der er langt mellem de store bilfilm, men filmen Le Mans '66 ligner en, som du skal sætte kryds i kalenderen for at se. CU Henry Ford II in pits. But what did the two drivers know? Henry was on the podium and I believe his wife was also there. Further, David Hodges, in the 1998 edition of Ford GT40, comments that in the 1990s, there was a campaign in America to get the 1966 Le Mans results changed, for that very reason. Another thing was the cars back then chucked out quite a lot of oil so as the race went on, and the rain came down, it got very slippery. Around that time I was also doing testing at Sebring and Daytona with the standard car, and was experiencing a few mechanical issues. The responsibility for the side-by-side finish lay with Ford racing manager Leo Beebe; he knew that it would entail victory for McLaren/Amon. I would take a shower when I got out of the car and change my overalls because you would get drenched in sweat driving the GT40. Držitel Oscara Matt Damon a Christian Bale ve filmu inspirovaném skutečnou událostí. He would hardly have made that comment if he thought he was a lap ahead of McLaren. So what happened as the cars crossed the line? 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). Some authors have gone so far as to say that the so-called âdistance ruleâ simply never existed. The McLaren team was commissioned by Ford to build a lightweight version of the GT40 for possible use in 1966. It was certainly more dangerous in my day but if you wanted to race, that was the deal. The more books and articles that one reads on the finish of the 1966 race, the more one realises that many of the key players have contradicted each other and sometimes themselves over the years, such that there is now no version of the event which can fit all known facts. The fact that Evans actually discussed the race with Miles is potentially persuasive on this point â but then again, if Miles knew about the distance rule, he must have known he had lost the race at the finish line, so why did he and Hulme start driving into victory lane, Miles bitterly grumbling a few minutes later that heâd been screwed? But Carroll Shelby has said he doesnât think that Miles backed off, and Denny Hulme thought that McLaren sped up at the very end. We were stopping every hour and a half for fuel and we weren't allowed to drive for more than four hours at a time. We were warned to be careful with the gearbox as they were new and unproven, and both cars retired with gearbox failures. We knew Ferrari had improved, but so had we, especially on the reliability front, and that proved to be the case in the race. Så den glider ned som et stykke ristet med ost. But even if they were side by side at some earlier line where the race actually ended, the distance rule was always going to sink Miles. V hlavních rolích Christian Bale, Matt Damon a Caitriona Balfe. Franciaország kulturális és történelmi városa címet viseli. Alt dette gør jo ”Le Mans '66” til en rigtig god oplevelse, man nyder at overvære. But McLaren had made an almost identical comment, so perhaps the Kiwi did indeed speed up to beat Miles as they reached the line. I also had some interesting conversations with Henry Ford II and his wife Cristina, during the night. There's no question that winning Le Mans with Ford was a very special moment in my career. I didn't get any. At the time, I was probably more interested in F1 than sports car racing. Bruce and I were both contracted to Firestone so it was a difficult thing for Bruce to negotiate a switch to Goodyear. Strhující příběh o tom, jak konstruktér aut Carroll Shelby a britský jezdec Ken Miles postaví pro automobilku Ford revoluční závodní auto, aby mohli zvítězit nad Enzem Ferrarim v závodu 24 Le Mans ve Francii roku 1966. En film, jeg gerne ville bo i. James Mangold peaker og instruerer sin hidtil bedste film. Our cars didn't have power steering or paddle shift gear boxes so they were physically very demanding to drive. I think today's drivers are subjected to much higher G-forces and they also have to manage different settings in the car so they have more to think about during the race. In the coming days there will be a blizzard of publicity and comment about the 1966 race. The true story of the finish of the 1966 race will therefore forever remain a mystery. And how ironic is it if the ACO deserves to be criticised, not for having the distance rule in the first place (a rule which actually has some point to it), but for being so idiotic as to have the man with the flag standing on a painted line some distance from the actual finish line. Miles is said to have commented to his mechanic, Charlie Agapiou, late in the race that, irrespective of any Ford decision about the finish, he wasnât going to finish second. As a result of the above, when I went to Daytona for the 24 hours, paired with Bruce, I was not fully confident on the reliability front if we were to drive hard the whole race, so 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. Zapojte se do diskuse okolo z vodu Le Mans, z vodn ch voz a sb r n jejich model . Be that as it may, as the race drew to a close (and despite the denial of Carroll Shelby (right) in an interview as late as 2003), the Ford brass did know exactly what the ACO was going to do in the event of a dead heat. Men man overraskes ikke og får ikke det store med sig. You would get huge blisters on your hand from changing gear. I have to admit I was only 22 at the time and I was overawed by the situation. And yet Beebe could never have anticipated that so much attention would end up being diverted from Fordâs wonderful win. Filmen 'Le Mans '66' handler om optakten til det episke 24-timers Le Mans-løb i 1966, der i særdeleshed betød en dyst mellem bilfabrikanterne Ford Motors og Ferrari. We decided to set a pace for ourselves, which would keep us in touch with the lead and then go for it later in the race. But alternatively if the finish was in fact at the chequered flag, why do so many authors (and some of the participants) speak of it as a dead heat, when it plainly wasnât?