'8 Meters' is the Ford GT-40 Documentary You Need To See Half a century after three Ford GT-40s did the unthinkable by beating Ferrari, and the rest of the field, at Le Mans, a short documentary focusing on the wild finish of that race has hit YouTube. RELATED: Authors AJ Baime and Preston Lerner provide all the backstory for the GT-40 needed to fully comprehend what beating Ferrari at LeMans meant to Ford, while further insight is provided by Shelby American photographer Dave Friedman. Apart from Friedman's amazing photos, the best bits have to be the archival footage, particularly the stuff from Willow Springs. The primary focus of the film, however, isn't the history of a car, or even how a race was won, but rather an individual—and that individual is Ken Miles. Miles was integral in the development of the GT-40, and in addition to being a talented driver, he had a background as an engineer, which proved to be invaluable. He took … [Read more...] about ‘8 Meters’ is the Ford GT-40 Documentary You Need To See
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And it's hard to keep up with demand. In the world of performance muscle cars, no name quite comes close to Carroll Shelby. 1962 was the year in which Shelby American started working on custom-made vehicles and performance parts, and just three years after in 1965, the Shelby name would be synonymous with Ford's motorsport and Mustang development. In fact, you could arguably say that Mustangs are basically the bread and butter of Shelby, having at least three generations worth of GT350s and GT500s since they started rolling off the assembly lines in 1965. As Ford released a new Mustang every few years, there'd always be a way for Shelby to make it faster, handle better, and look meaner. So, why is it that two Shelby F-Series trucks are sold for every one Shelby Mustang? … [Read more...] about Shelby Sells More Than Twice As Many Tuned F-150s As Mustangs
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