Ford GT Then, and Now

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This book contains new information creating a different view of the Ford GT legend. Drivers have been interviewed. Never before seen historical and new photographic records have been included. Some of the old myths and legends have been revisited. The enemies of the Ford GT on the racing track have been included. The Ford GT replica industry gets its overdue day in the limelight. The stories of various original Ford GT survivors have been included, but most important of all, as many Ford GT drivers that could be found have been given their place on the Roll of Honour.

Ford GT - Then, and Now by Adrian Streather

ISBN: 9781845848897

Print equivalent ISBN: 9781845840549

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Complete historical review of the origins of Ford’s involvement in motor racing through to the end of its involvement with the Ford GT program

All and variations in the program are explained including the customer racing car program and the road car program

How and why the original Ford GT plan was developed and how Ferrari played a significant role

All the different original Ford GT versions both road and race explained as they were developed in the various years of the program

The major racing history of the original Ford GT is laid out in great detail


The minor racing history of the original Ford GT is also laid out in great detail from Silverstone to South Africa and even Angola


The personalities of motor racing in the 1960s along with their many exploits are covered in some detail. Many driver anecdotes and stories included

The birth and development of the new Ford GT is explained in detail often using the original Ford GT as a comparison

Driving the new Ford GT and GTX1 is covered along with road testing in the UK and on a Pan European road trip

How the Ford GT replica industry kept the Ford GT legend alive

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