22/3/1969

Sebring 12 Hour race won by John Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver in a Ford GT40.

Contenders fell out of the 'Sebring 12 Hour' World Sports Car Championship race one by one. The space frames on the new Porsche 908 Spyders broke up on the rough surface, the Penske Lola broke it's suspension after leading 17 laps, two Alfas overheated and the third threw a wheel, and wreckage from another car caused overheating on the only Ferrari 312P. The only surviving John Wyer Ford GT40, driven by Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver, caught the crippled Chris Amon/Mario Andretti Ferrari just before the finish to take the win.

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