Tag: Ford GT40

Superformance Ford GT40 Races

Superformance Evocations to Star in Motor Racing Legends’ Upcoming For...

The memorable 2013 GT40 race at Goodwood was won by F1 designer Adrian Newey’s 1965 original example, chassis P/1010, but many slots among the 27-strong grid were filled by Superformance FIA-compliant evocations – genuine ‘continuation’ cars built to 1965 specification, whose par...

Why the ’69 Gulf GT40 is the Greatest Le Mans Winner Ever

50 years gone and the Le Mans 24 hour of 1969 remains one of the most heart-stopping stories in motorsport. Learn all about it with one of the drivers of the iconic GT40, Jacky Ickx. #gwspeed
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Le Mans Winning Gulf GT40 Copies Available From Le Mans Coupes LTD

It was 50 years ago this year that the works Gulf Ford GT40 P/1075 took the chequered flag in the Le Mans 24 Hour race for the second consecutive year. It had already recorded championship wins at Brands Hatch, Spa, Watkins Glen and Sebring, making it the most successful, and val...
Ford GT40 Great Cars Book

Great Cars Series No. 11: the Story of the Double Le Mans-Winning Ford...

This sumptuous book tells the story of one of the world’s most important racing cars, the iconic Gulf-liveried blue-and-orange Ford GT40 that won the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1968 and again in 1969. The second victory at la Sarthe came after one of the closest-fought battles in the ra...
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1966 LeMans: A Bittersweet Victory

Ford Performance landed in France this June with a proverbial force majeure: four new Ford GTs with full factory support. Their goal? Recreate the success of the original GT40, exactly 50 years after the historic 1966 LeMans 1-2-3 victory. Unfortunately, Ford’s arch nemesis Ferra...