1961 Cooper T56 Mark II Formula Junior - Steve McQueen VIN:FJ-2-62 1961 - Cooper Works' Formula Junior European Championship winner 1962 - Owned and raced by Steve McQueen to several wins in California in 1962. Fully restored by Hardy Hall in England to race-ready condition. Photographed at the 2013 Marin-Sonoma Concours d' Elegance, San Rafael, Ca.
This is the restored 1969 Porsche 917K (chassis no. 917-015) that won the 1970 24 hrs of Daytona. Driven by Pedro Rodriguez of Mexico, Leo Kinnunen of Finland and Englishman Brian Redman, the No. 2 John Wyer Gulf Porsche 917 dominated the 1970 Rolex 24 at Daytona winning by 45 laps over its sister car, the No. 1 Gulf Porsche 917. Powered by a 5.0 liter, 12 cylinder DOHC engine, 630 horsepower @ 8400rpm, wt.1750 lbs., top speed 220 mph. The 917 is one of the most iconic race cars of all time, and was immortalized by Steve McQueen in his 1971 film Le Mans. Photographed at the Tiburon, Ca. Classic Car Show, June 2012.
Academy Award winning movie Bullitt shot on location in 1968 in San Francisco. Famous for the great car chase scene with Steve McQueen driving green '68 Mustang chasing Dodge Charger through the streets of San Francisco. This is the sequence at Larkin and Chestnut streets when McQueen misses the turn and backs up. The Charger had just clipped the Ford parked on the corner taking out one of the film cameras on Chestnut St.
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