2019 Ford GT
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- Scott Dixon’s personal Ford GT
- 6-time IndyCar champion – 2008 Indy 500 winner – Ford GTLM 24 Hours of Le Mans team driver
- Includes all specialty items delivered from new
- 44 miles from new
- Extremely Rare Carbon package with exposed carbon fiber stripes
Own a ford GT with unmatched providence owned by Scott Dixon. The Ford GT40 legacy is a story that follows a 50+ year timeline. The original Ford GT40s were built to break Ferrari’s seemingly unshakable grip on the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. In 1966, they took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place at Le Mans proving that Ford, an American manufacturer, could run with the European contenders and defeat them. The Ford GT40 would continue to dominate Le Mans for the next 3 years, leaving a 4-year streak between 1966 and 1969. After the final race the Ford GT name would lay dormant for almost 40 years, seeing its revival in 2004 with the new Ford GT road cars. These were developed to be street cars with 550 horsepower on tap.
Fast forward to 2015 Detroit Auto Show and the all-new Ford GT is revealed. It was later announced in the summer of 2015 that the Ford GT is set to go racing in both IMSA and the World Sports Car series, spearheaded by the Chip Ganassi Racing team. Much like the fateful race at Le Mans over 50 years ago with Ford’s triumph, Ford’s GT under Chip Ganassi Racing would go on to take 1st in class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016, cementing the modern car as a legend as its predecessor had done before it.
The new Ford GT road car application process saw a flooding of applicants who wanted to get their hands on one of the new cars, despite only 1,000 being announced to be built initially. With over 8,000 applications in the first week, many went home empty handed only to dream what it would be like to own Ford’s most advanced supercar. A small number of lucky individuals would learn that they would be receiving their very own Ford GT, one of the most advanced sports cars available today.
Scott Dixon is one of the most successful IndyCar drivers of all time. With 6 combined IndyCar championships to his name, only the legendary A.J. Foyt has more championships than Dixon. Racing for Chip Ganassi and Chip Ganassi Racing for most of his IndyCar career since starting in 2001, Dixon started racing in 1987 with go-karts and moved into Formula V cars at the age of 13. He is also the youngest driver to have a racing license due to loopholes in his original home, New Zealand. Scott Dixon’s accomplishments include 6 IndyCar Championships, 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner, 50 race wins in the IndyCar Series, 24 Hour of Daytona overall winner, 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016 3rd place in Ford GTLM, class winner in 2018 at the 24 Hours of Daytona, in addition to overall 24 Hours of Daytona win for 2020.
When Dixon heard about the Ford GT program, Scott was immediately interested in racing with the program. Scott was from New Zealand, much like famed raced Bruce McLaren who raced the first Ford GTs with Carroll Shelby and Ford Motor Company and won the 24 Hours of Le Mans outright in 1966. Scott spoke with Chip Ganassi considering his New Zealand heritage and how it would be fitting for him to be able to participate. Soon enough, Scott was in the driver’s seat of the new Ford GTLM race car 50 years after Bruce McLaren had gotten into the original Ford GTs.
In 2016 with the Ford GT return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Scott was part of the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team that took 1st and 3rd in the GTLM class, 50 years after the first Ford GTs won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2018 Scott Dixon and the rest of his driving team took the 24 Hours of Daytona GTLM class win in the Ford GTLM car, cementing the Ford as a true tour-deforce across multiple continents.
Scott ordered this special Ford GT with a specific theme in mind. Along with being able to secure chassis number 009, 09 being his IndyCar racing number, he chose a clean specification of Frozen White pearl paired with the $70,000 carbon package. This unique option exposes the carbon fiber body underneath in the form of two body stripes, showing the material that makes up a majority of the car, in addition to the lightweight carbon fiber wheels, a lightweight Alcantara steering wheel and the seats and dashboard were swathed in Alcantara. He took delivery of his car in 2019 and kept his car perfectly protected throughout his ownership and remains in pristine new condition, only taking the car to drive twice that is evident by the low 44.7 miles on the odometer.
Ford Motor Company, after 50 years, was able to relive and experience winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans again with what was, essentially, a bespoke-built race car. Innovation has always been a strong suit of American manufacturers, and Ford is a prime example of this. Building a brand-new racecar from scratch with a perfectly clean slate, ensuring no compromises would get in the way of allowing the Ford GT to succeed at its ultimate goal: winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Unique from every angle, driving with razor-like precision, all while inside a road car that has direct ties to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and racing. Ford took a leap of faith and produced something unlike any other car on the road, making the Ford GT go down as one of the most unique, interesting, and iconic sports cars ever produced by an American manufacturer.