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    Video: Watch a Hennessey Ford GT set a new standing mile world record
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    It was a big weekend for Sean Kennedy, Mark Heidaker and the team at Hennessey. The trio managed to walk straight past the previous world record for the standing mile with a top speed of 257.7 mph. Kennedy took the wheel of Heidaker's Hennessey-prepped Ford GT for the feat. The vehicle used to be ...

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    Report: Ford GT designer takes his creation to artful zenith
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    Remember this chromed Buick Regal? At the time of publication, we said there were some cars that looked better in chrome than others, and this is what we had in mind. A specialist aftermarket firm called GT Guy LLC solicited the talents of Camilo Pardo – the designer of the Ford GT – ...

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    Ford opens its archive of images to the world
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    Ford opens up its image archive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The year 2011 marks Ford's 108th year in business. Over the course of its long history, the automaker has collected millions of images. Most of these images are stored in boxes, away from prying eyes... but that is ...

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    Rumormill: Ford GT coming back as a hybrid?
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    Rumors surrounding the notion of a hybrid Ford GT successor are getting thicker by the moment. Auto Express has taken to stoking those fires with a report that says that the next-generation car will boast a supercharged V8 engine along with an electric motor. Drivers will supposedly be able to ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #213
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    We're recording Episode #213 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we've put some topics below. Drop us your own feedback and questions or vote on your fellow readers' submissions to help determine what we discuss this evening. You can ...

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    Report: Ford's Kuzak hints that GT successor may be in the cards
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    Ford GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now here's a juicy rumor we can get excited about: According to the crew over at Automobile, Ford may be considering another shot at the legendary Ford GT. The news comes courtesy of Derrick Kuzak, Ford's head of global product development. ...

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    Ford GT designer Pardo selling racy new artwork this week
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    Camilo Pardo creates his limited-edition "Her Targets" – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Camilo Pardo is a name many of you will recognize. He's the man responsible for bringing the Ford GT40 back to life in its modern Ford GT form. Besides penning beautiful automobiles, Pardo also ...

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    Teams reportedly dropping out of FIA GT1 World Championship after first season
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    The inaugural season of the FIA GT1 World Championship is in the history books. But after just one season, reports are already cropping up of teams looking to withdraw. Twelve teams participated in the opening series campaigning six different cars between them: GT1-spec versions of the Maserati ...

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    Tuner wrecks customer's Ford GT, situation devolves from there
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    Anyone who's ever been hesitant to hand over their keys to another driver, or conversely to get behind the wheel of someone else's car – exotic or otherwise – will want to take note of the following story currently being played out on the internet's extensive web of car enthusiast ...

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    Rumor: Ford GT supercar's successor will be green machine
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    Ford GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in 2003, Ford gave us the GT supercar – a road-going homage to the iconic GT40 race car. Ford discontinued the GT when its high-powered Shelby GT500 debuted for the 2007 model year, but now the word around Dearborn is that there ...

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    Video: Matech Competition teases its film Reborn
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    Teaser for Matech Competition's Reborn – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Matech took two Ford GTs to Le Mans this year and came back with stories to tell. Having won the GT3 class and built the LMGT1 competitors specifically to return the track that made the GT40's name, it is ...

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    Auction Action: Steve Saleen's pre-pro Ford GT up for grabs in Monterey
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    Steve Saleen's Ford GT Prototype – Click above for image gallery
    Steve Saleen has apparently gotten it in his mind to auction off his personal Ford GT. While we're not exactly ones to go all star-crossed over a vehicle's ownership history, this particular car is more than a plain vanilla GT ...

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    Regrets, I've Had a Few: Jonny Lieberman bids farewell to Autoblog
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    A little over a month ago, I got a call from Jonny. Something was up. He was excited and anxious, and before the words "MacKenzie offered me a job, and I've accepted" came out of his mouth, I knew he was off to greener pastures. I'm proud of a lot of things at Autoblog, but getting Dr. ...

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    BMW Art Car and all-female Ford GT out of Le Mans
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    BMW Art Car and all-female Ford GT out of Le Mans – Click above for image gallery
    Artist Jeff Koons' special paint scheme is now the only thing that makes the #79 BMW M3 GT2 Art Car look like it's moving. Just after starting the sixth hour of the 24 hours of Le Mans, the BMW was crawling ...

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    Video: Ferrari 250 GTO and Ford GT40 (sorta) reunited in Malibu
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    Ferrari and Ford retro supercars on The Smoking Tire – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Any racing fan nut, automotive enthusiast or classic car nut worth his driving mocs knows the story of the Ford GT40. In the early 1960s Ferrari was on a six-time winning streak at the 24 ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 2005 Ford GTX1 prototype
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    Ford GTX1 Prototype – Click above for image gallery
    The Ford GTX1 Prototype – as in, the car claimed to be the first GTX1 built – in its blemish-free debut color, Valencia Orange with Tungsten stripes, is being offered for sale on eBay. This car was to become a limited-run ...

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    Natacha Gachnang eyes Le Mans for post-crash return [w/video]
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    Natacha Gachnang - Click above to watch her GT1 crash at Abu Dhabi after the jump
    When we first spoke of Natacha Gachnang, she was racing in the nascent Formula Two series. This year, however, she's driving the Matech Ford GT in the FIA GT1 World Championship. Unfortunately, she was sidelined ...

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    2010 FIA GT1 World Championship to include four Maserati MC12s
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    Maserati MC12 GT1 – Click above to enlarge
    While GT1 cars have faded away from the American Le Mans Series, they're still running strong in other parts of the world. The 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship kicks off a 10-race series this weekend in Abu Dhabi with two dozen cars signed up, ...

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    Video: New Matech Ford GT for GT1 racing looks and sounds gloriously evil
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    2010 FIA GT1 Matech Competition Ford GT – Click above for video after the jump
    It wasn't that long ago that Ford was selling a genuine supercar, one that made no excuses as it took on the world's best. The Ford GT had one foot in the past and one foot in the present, with its '60s GT40 ...

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    Geiger continues excessive use of bright paint, boost with 790-horsepower Ford GT
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    Geiger Ford GT HP790 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Geiger, the German tuner with a fascination with American performance cars, generally produces modified vehicles in not-so-subtle and "look at me!" variations. This Ford GT encompasses both varietys, with plenty of performance ...

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