1966 Ford Gt40 Le Mans. A 1966 le mans ford gt40 is up for auction. It was in 1966 when ford had a feud with ferrari after a failed attempt to buy the italian racing empire.
14 rows everything that you need to know about the legendary ford gt40. It was also the seventh round of the 1966 world sportscar championship. One of three ford gt40s to have crossed the finish line at the 1966 le mans 24hr race.
14 Rows Everything That You Need To Know About The Legendary Ford Gt40.
A 1966 le mans ford gt40 is up for auction. One of the first changes made for the 1966 racing season was the establishment of the le mans committee, which was. Ford reportedly spent several million dollars in an audit of ferrari factory assets and in legal negotiations, only to have ferrari unilaterally cut off talks at a late.
18Th & 19Th June 1966.
It was in 1966 when ford had a feud with ferrari after a failed attempt to buy the italian racing empire. The name gt40, by the way, comes from the car’s height of 40 inches. The 1966 24 hours of le mans was the 34th grand prix of endurance, and took place on 18 and 19 june 1966.
For The 1966 Race, No Less Than 13 Gt40S Were Entered, Eight Of Which Were 7.
Was instrumental in developing mk2 gt40 to succeed at le mans. 1966 ford gt40 le mans in the spring of 1963, ford reportedly received word through a european intermediary that enzo ferrari was interested in selling to ford motor company. After 50 years, the ’66 le mans winning ford gt40 is reborn.
Denis Hulme Died 4 October, 1992, While.
One of three ford gt40s to have crossed the finish line at the 1966 le mans 24hr race. Well, this is a bit special. The origins of the ford gt40 and the victory at le mans in 1966.
It Was Also The Seventh Round Of The 1966 World Sportscar Championship.