GT40 UNCOVERED!

GT40 UNCOVERED!
Showcasing original technical drawings, cutaways and period photos, GT40 UNCOVERED! treats readers to a unique look at the engineering story of Ford’s multiple Le Mans winners: GT40, Mark II and Mark IV. GT40 UNCOVERED is more than simply a book. It’s a lavish production of a condensed research library, giving the reader rare access to the evolution of Ford’s iconic Le Mans-winning GT racecar via an almost endless cache of archival blueprints, drawings and photos. There are more than 250 origin...
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DAVID PORTER WINS MASTERS AT WATKINS GLEN

DAVID PORTER WINS MASTERS AT WATKINS GLEN
Driving his Le Mans LMP1 Peugeot 908, Sarasota Café Racer DAVID PORTER WINS MASTERS AT WATKINS GLEN, and remains a dominant force in Masters Endurance Legends USA competition. David Porter doubled up on his Saturday performance at the Glen by taking another dominant Masters Endurance Legends win in the Masters Historic Race Weekend action at the Finger Lakes Festival. In the 40-minute race, the Peugeot 908 driver created a 38-second margin over his nearest rival, the Whelen Coyote Corve...
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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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2023: CADILLAC GTP HYBRID HYPERCAR

Project GTP Hypercar previews the third-generation prototype racecar - 2023: CADILLAC GTP HYBRID HYPERCAR – from Cadillac. In 2023, Cadillac will contest the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. “Cadillac will be competing again on the world racing stage, and we are all thrilled to return to Le Mans after 20 years,” said Global Cadillac Vice President Rory Harvey. “By competing in both the 2023 IMSA and W...
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CAMILO PARDO, FORD GT SEMINAR

CAMILO PARDO, FORD GT SEMINAR
What better venue than the Simeone Museum - displaying the Ford Mark I GT40 that inspired the 2005 Ford GT - could there be for a CAMILO PARDO, FORD GT SEMINAR? On June 11th, Camilo Pardo will discuss the inspirations he used to design the '05 Ford GT at an event at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia, PA. Camilo will have an example of the 2005 model to use in his discussion, alongside the same car Camilo used as inspiration for his design almost two decades ago – the ‘66 Ford Mark I GT...
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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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CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE!

CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE!
The 27th Annual Amelia Island Concours will celebrate the career of racer and racing legend, CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE! The founder of Chip Ganassi Racing has touched every major form of North American motorsport plus the ultimate international road race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ganassi’s legacy extends far beyond being an accomplished driver, he is a decorated race team owner who has fielded highly successful teams in INDYCAR, NASCAR, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Champ...
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CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE

CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE
CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE, Car # 33 of 60, debuts at Amelia Island Concours as part of a charity Sweepstakes benefitting CMAF. The three original Cunningham C1 Corvettes and their racing history carry an enormous amount of prestige within the Corvette community, as well as those who support endurance racing.  The #3 Briggs Cunningham entry stands head and shoulders above all others, having won its class in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Its story was chronicled in the 201...
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PERFECT MATCH: DAVID PORTER & PEUGEOT HPi FAP!

PERFECT MATCH: DAVID PORTER & PEUGEOT HPi FAP!
Consummate historic competitor and Sarasota Café Racer campaigns 2009 Le Mans winning, twin-turbo V12 LMP. It’s a PERFECT MATCH: DAVID PORTER & PEUGEOT HPi FAP! Vintage is a relative term, and among HSR’s Group 6 for Historic, Post Historic and Modern Era Prototypes are a slew of racecars that have only recently “retired” from professional competition to join the ranks of vintage racing. Among them is the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, chassis number 10, now owned and driven by David Porter, ...
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ULTIMATE CARGUY: CARROLL SHELBY!

ULTIMATE CARGUY: CARROLL SHELBY!
High-performance automotive historian Scott Oldham blogs about the horsepower and heritage of Shelby American and America’s ULTIMATE CARGUY: CARROLL SHELBY! Photo: Mike Matune @ Laguna Seca With the possible exceptions of Henry Ford and Mario Andretti, Carroll Shelby is America’s most famous automotive personality. That was probably true before the movie Ford v Ferrari hit it big last year, and it’s certainly the case in its wake. He’s been called America’s Enzo Ferrari. It was meant as ...
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