Ford GT40 Mark II: The Remarkable History of 1016 Exceptional Cars Series #3

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  • ISBN: 9781907085642
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  • Publ Date: 2017-12-31
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  • Binding: HardBack
  • Pages: 128
  • Imprint: PORTER PRESS
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  • ID - 187659

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This book tells the story of Ford GT40 Mark II, chassis no. P/1016, one of the trio of cars that crossed the finishing line together at Le Mans in 1966 to score FordÆs first victory in the 24 Hour race. The Mark II was a development of the original Ford GT with a monstrous 7 litre V8 engine. 1016 made its racing debut at Daytona in January 1966 and was entered at Le Mans by Holman & Moody with a distinctive gold and pink colour scheme. Driven by Ronnie Bucknum and Dick Hutcherson, it finished in third place behind the similar cars of Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon and Ken Miles and Denny Hulme.


 

 


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