How­den Gan­ley: a Kiwi mo­tor sport leg­end

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In June 1964, How­den joined the Bruce Mclaren Mo­tor Rac­ing team as a me­chanic, and, the fol­low­ing year, he found him­self work­ing on the Ford GT40 X1 pro­to­type that was be­ing de­vel­oped at Mclaren, and driven by Chris Amon.

In 1966, he was one of two me­chan­ics for the Mclaren M2B Ford For­mula 1 car at the Monaco Grand Prix (GP) — Bruce’s very first GP with his new Mclaren team. To read the rest of this mo­tor sport stal­wart’s story, visit the­mo­tor­hood.com, and search ‘How­den Mclaren’.

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