They say you should never meet your heroes. In this case, you should make an exception.
Ford: Ford GT40
Ford’s Le Mans-winning GT40 is on a shortlist for the International Historic Motoring Awards “Car of the Year” title.
An incredibly detailed replica, driven and filmed FPS view.
This is about as enviable as journalistic assignments come.
From the 1966 GT40 Mk II to the one-off, 2011 Ford Transit SuperSportVan, Forza Horizon 3 has curated a delicious list of fast-Fords.
Here’s to three more years of racing triumphs for the Ford GT.
Mr. Homer L. Perry, who helped guide the Ford GT40 to victory at Le Mans in 1966, passed away in June.
A futuristic supercar with a respect for the events of the past.
While the Mk II GT40 might have been the car to first win Le Mans for Ford, the story of the later Mk IV is perhaps even more riveting.
A parade of fast Ford machines, including the three podium-finishing GT40s from 1966, strutted their stuff ahead of Le Mans last weekend.
Just try not to tear up.
Discovered as recently as 2015, this footage from the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans shows the Ford GT40 racing its heart out.
Ford sits down with New Zealand racing great Chris Amon, to talk about his experiences in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.