further car, Scuderia Bear's 1029, had been entered for the race
but was written off in an accident during one of the practice
the end of the race, only three GT40s remained, occupying the
first three places. After an attempt by the Ford hierarchy to
stage a photo finish with all three cars crossing the finish line
side-by-side, the winner was declared to be car number 2, the MkII
driven by Chris Amon and Bruce McLaren, thus robbing Ken Miles of
the achievement of winning the three major endurance races, Le
Mans, Daytona and Sebring, in the same year.
cars started and 15 finished. Fastest lap was set by Dan Gurney
with an average speed of 142.979 mph.