Ford gt40 gulf. Page 1 of 1 a drastic regulation change saw a whole generation of sports prototype racers obsolete at the end of the 1967. While the first built gt40 wasnt victorious ford did finally win the race in the year 1666 with the mark ii version of the car. The 2019 ford gt heritage edition is an exquisite gulf liveried tribute.
Find great deals on ebay for ford gt40 gulf. The mirage lightweight racing car was a family of race cars built by jw. The ford gt40 that henry ford ii built to take on enzo ferraris winning streak in the 24 hour le mans race.
The ford gt40 is a high performance endurance racing car with the mk i mk ii and mk iii model cars being based upon the british lola mk6 and were designed and built in england while the gt40 mk iv model was designed and built in the united states. The new rules limited the engine size of pure prototypes to just three litre while a five litre sports car class was added with a 50 example production limit. This week in monterey ford is celebrating all three with three generations of gt including the newest.
Like le mans and the ford gt the gulf oil racing livery has a rich and storied heritage.