The development, production and international racing history of the Ford GT40: LeMans winner 1966, 1967, 1968 & 1969.
Born of the Ford Motor Company’s absolute determination to beat Ferrari at LeMans, the Ford GT40 would not only achieve this goal in the most resounding manner, but would also become one of the best-loved and most charismatic sports racing cars of all time.
Here, in definitive detail, is the full story of how this extraordinary car was conceived and built, its evolution and international racing record, Anglo-American co-operation and the people who made it all happen. Additionally, the book features a reproduction of the GT40 Parts Manual and records the individual history of every GT40.
Fulfilling Ford’s bold ambition, the GT40 won at LeMans in 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Beyond this, the GT40 scored countless other victories all around the world and today still races arch-rivals in classic events.
Altogether, this is the ultimate source book on the Ford GT40.
About the author
Trevor Legate is an arch Cobra enthusiast well known as an expert on the cars. He is also a professional photographer of great talent as the stunning images in this book show. Trevor lives in Crawley, England.