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December 15, 2019

Racecar Blog

This Ferrari 250 LM Was the Last Ferrari To Win The 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Mike Gulett - While most of the attention at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans was focused on the factory team entries of Ferrari and Ford, it was a privately entered one-year-old mid-engine 3.3-liter V12 Ferrari 250 LM which caused a major upset … [Read more...]

The British Edition of GQ Magazine Has a Cover Story Next Month With Interview of the Stars of Ford v Ferrari (aka Le Mans ’66)

by Wallace Wyss - It’s in the November issue. GQ's writer, Stuart McGurk, starts out telling the reader that this movie “tells the true tale of the grudge match between Ford and Ferrari in the Sixties and how the battleground became the 1966 Le … [Read more...]

Ford v Ferrari At Le Mans In The 1960s: Q & A From A GT40 Author

by Wallace Wyss - The movie Ford v Ferrari is about to hit the big screen November 15th (except for those lucky enough to see the premiere November 4th) and I imagine there’s some youngins who don’t know diddley-squat about the events leading up … [Read more...]

Wishful Thinking Should Not Be Presented As Truth – Especially About Important Car Races

by Wallace Wyss - The other day I was listening to one of my favorite radio shows, about cars from KPFK FM 90.7 and the co-host, Dave Kunz, interviewed a Ford expert about Ford's illustrious Le Mans history. I was going along with what they … [Read more...]

Fox Changes Film Name and Poster for Ford v. Ferrari in Europe and UK

A Tale of Two, No Three, Movie Posters. by Wallace Wyss - Fox, now owned by Disney but keeping the Fox name for now, has changed the name of the upcoming film Ford v. Ferrari to “Le Mans ‘66” in Europe, causing the website ScreenRant to … [Read more...]

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]