Ford j car pictures. Although having nothing to do with j 7 crashing the 1963 and 1966 usac oval track champion a substitute for recently retired ritchie ginther had little if any road course or night driving experience. Browse ford j car pictures photos images gifs and videos on photobucket. This design had some major aerodynamic flaws that became readily apparent a few months later during testing at riverside california when the car looped at high speed then flipped and ejected miles from the car killing him instantly.
The j car nickname comes from the cars compliance with appendix j. 2013 shelby gt500 c63 amg viper srt 10 car and driver duration. Images of the re created ford j car from 1966 built originally by the team of mike teske and the staff at kar kraft.
Ford made two roadster prototypes of the original car one of which won the 12 hours of sebring in 1966 so it was only natural to do something similar with the new kid. The j car is built at kar kraft in dearborn. The next two cars managed to miss the j car then roger mccluskey in gt40 p1031 came upon the scene.
Lovingly re created by kenny thompson in denver nc. The fast lane car 125965 views 1337 car and driver. Ford j car at daytona 1966 that is ken miles in 1966 doing testing at daytona in the ford j car.
The ford j car was intended to be the successor to the all conquering ford gt mkii and despite reliability problems showed potential in the springtime le mans trials. The outfit sounds like a hot rod shop but it is in fact a supplier of tooling parts to ford.