FORD GT40 ANTHOLOGY

FORD GT40 ANTHOLOGY
You may think that you know everything about GT40s, but this just-published book - FORD GT40 ANTHOLOGY – is true to its sub-title, ‘A unique compilation of stories about these most iconic cars.’  Since Hollywood took incredible liberties entertaining us with its blockbuster version of Ford beating Ferrari at Le Mans in 1966 – FORD v FERRARI - there has been a renewed interest in the Ford GT40 and the company’s program which created cars that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for four straight...
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BIRTH OF THE FORD GT40

BIRTH OF THE FORD GT40
Racing historian Mike Matune represented the CarGuyChronicles at the Simeone Museum’s BIRTH OF THE FORD GT40 Seminar, and produced this feature. For an oft-talked about and much analyzed subject like Ford’s iconic GT40, the amount of interest that it still elicits is amazing. A full-house crowd filled the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum near the Philadelphia, PA airport to hear a panel of renowned GT40 aficionados bring the GT40’s history into sharper focus. Gathered on the stag...
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SIMEONE MUSEUM: DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORD GT

SIMEONE MUSEUM: DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORD GT
The birth and evolution of the Ford GT, GT40, Mark II & Mark IV – the iconic cars that won Le Mans four times in the 1960s – will be explored at SIMEONE MUSEUM: DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORD GT. The “Birth and Evolution of the Ford GT” will have on display in Philadelphia on June 4th, for the very first time at the same place, all the racing variations of the Ford GT: Mk I, Mk II, and Mk IV, as well as a Lola GT Mk 6, a car many believe was an inspiration for the Ford GT. Three noted authoriti...
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’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION

’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION
Latest limited-edition ’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION features Alan Mann Racing’s signature red and gold exterior with touches of exposed carbon fiber and Frozen White accents. As a tribute to Alan Mann Racing’s 1966 Ford GT lightweight experimental prototypes, Ford is introducing the ’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION. The limited-edition vehicle celebrates the role the prototypes played in the history of the development of the Ford GT. It will be on display at the 2022 C...
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REMEMBERING BILL KOLB, JR., 1941-2021

REMEMBERING BILL KOLB, JR., 1941-2021
Longtime friend Bill Kolb is probably best remembered in the enthusiast community as the 1960s poster boy for Ford’s Total Performance and Win On Sunday; Sell On Monday marketing concepts. His close friends often called him, “Mr. Monday! We bonded after I did a story on him and his Lightweight 427 Galaxie in 1963 and we've been friends since. Remembering Bill Kolb, Jr., 1941-2021. Bill Kolb, Jr. passed away quietly at home in Carefree, AZ, on Friday, December 3, 2021, comforted by his ...
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SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40

SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40
Some of the most revered cars - revolutionary veterans and stylish post-vintage thoroughbreds to famous post-war competition cars, will be showcased at SALON PRIVÉ CONCOURS: RARE FORD GT40 presented by AXA. The Concours lineup is set to provide a welcome challenge to the judges – led by ICJAG President of the Jury Ed Gilbertson – on the finely manicured lawns of Blenheim Palace. It took a long time for someone to end Ferrari’s domination of endurance sports car racing, and in the end it was For...
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GT40: FORD THAT BEAT FERRARI

GT40: FORD THAT BEAT FERRARI
Now in its third and updated edition with almost 500 pages, more than 850 photos and weighing in at over five pounds, this must-have book is actually a research library dedicated to the road racing history of GT40: FORD THAT BEAT FERRARI. When John Allen and Gordon Jones authored the first edition in 1985, Ford GT40 racecars and road models and Mark III variants were just expensive vintage cars, not platinum-priced collectibles as they are today. With GT40s trending thanks to the film Ford v Fer...
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FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS

FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS
For a tiny fraction of the cost of a Superformance GT40, Le Mans Coupes makes it possible to bring a race-stained, Gulf-liveried GT40 into your garage or home! As will be fresh in the mind of anybody who’s enjoyed the recent Ford v Ferrari film, Ford GT40s were built to race, and never look more alive than when stained in the grime of battle. Therefore, what better adornment for an enthusiast’s lounge or garage can there be than a FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS nose panel apparently streaked with ...
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MOVIE CARS: FORD V. FERRARI.

MOVIE CARS: FORD V. FERRARI.
Ford GT40s and Shelby Cobras identical to those used in the making of the film are available from Le Mans Coupes Ltd. The story of Ford versus Ferrari is as compelling as any in motor racing history, and the much anticipated 20th Century Fox movie – FORD V. FERRARI - immortalizing it, and starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, hits UK screens this Friday (November 15). Aptly entitled Le Mans ‘66 it reputedly involved no less than 423 vehicles of multiple makes and origins, but the key cars, GT4...
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GULF GT40: LE MANS REPLICA!

GULF GT40: LE MANS REPLICA!
It’s now possible to own a stunning Tribute or Toolroom edition of one of the most iconic GT40 racecars, the only one to score back-to-back wins at Le Mans. GULF GT40: LE MANS REPLICA! It was 50 years ago this year that the works Gulf Ford GT40 P/1075 took the checkered flag in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second consecutive year. It had already recorded championship wins at Brands Hatch, Spa, Watkins Glen and Sebring, making it one of the most successful and valuable of all GT40s produced. ...
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