Ford vs Ferrari QuizLast Updated July 20, 2021 | Meghan Drummond
How much do you know about Ford's famous rivalry with Ferrari and the resulting GT40 program? One of the greatest stories in motorsports, the 1966 Le Mans is the subject of the upcoming Ford v Ferrari film. But before you see it in theaters, test your knowledge here.
Carroll Shelby was a man of many talents, and his influence lives on even after his passing. From the Shelby Cobra to the GT500 to the Dodge Viper, Carroll Shelby's influence is abundant on some of the fastest vehicles to hit the track. In this biography of Carroll Shelby, we highlight some of Mr. Shelby's finest projects as well as the humble beginnings that helped him blossom into an automotive icon.
Ken Miles was one of Carroll Shelby’s closest associates. Not only was Miles instrumental in the development of the Shelby GT350, but he was also an essential part of the Shelby American team that beat Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Ford’s entry into Le Mans in the early 1960s made waves, but in 2019 Ford has elected to discontinue participation in this historic event as they realign their priorities. Here’s a look back at Ford’s history and wins at Le Mans.