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    Rumormill: Ford GT to be revived, Le Mans battle upcoming
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    Ford dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 1966 to 1969, scoring four consecutive wins. Wouldn't it be great if the Blue Oval could go back to France for the 50th anniversary of that performance and show it can still compete in international endurance racing? Actually, the latest rumors indicate ...

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    Featured: The 11 most expensive American cars ever
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    Here's a Pro Tip for all you would-be classic car investors out there: buy Ferraris. With the Pebble Beach festivities kicking off this week, including any number high end car auctions, we thought it would be entertaining to compile a list of some to the most expensive cars ever sold with the ...

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    Auctions: Exceptionally rare '65 Ford GT40 Roadster prototype up for auction
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    Think of mid-engined supercars and your mind is bound to gravitate towards Europe, but the United States has been known to make a handful from time to time – exceptional vehicles from the likes of Vector, SSC, Mosler, Hennessey, and Saleen. But long before any of those came around, Ford ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Mk1 Ford GT40 with interesting history
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    You might expect a rare Ford GT40 to cross the block at some sort of prestigious auto auction from RM or Gooding, not show up on eBay for over $2 million. However, that's exactly what we have here. The seller claims the car is a late-build Mk1 GT40 from 1969, and it's currently owned by the ...

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    Video: 1964 Ford GT40 prototype sells for $7M
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    Seven-figure Ferraris are not horribly rare. Heck, an eight-figure Ferrari isn't a rare occurrence. Between modern masterpieces like the Enzo and more classic offerings, cracking the million-dollar mark isn't a particularly tall order for the cars from Maranello. For a Ford, though, it's a big ...

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    Video: Reflecting on the Ford GT on its 10-year anniversary
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    Ten years ago, during the bright-eyed enthusiasm of the early 2000s and before the collective automotive industry did its best Titanic impression, we had the Ford GT. An everyman's supercar like there'd never been (remember, this was before 638-horsepower Corvettes were a thing), the GT arrived ...

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    Auctions: 1964 Ford GT40 prototype to be auctioned in April
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    The Ford GT40 owns a firm spot on the list of the greatest American racecars ever made, being the first car from the United States to take an overall win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And now Mecum will auction what it claims is second-oldest GT40 still in existence at its Houston sale on April ...

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    Video: Ford GT40 makes historic return to racing at Goodwood
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    Is there a more iconic, American racecar than the Ford GT40? That may be a discussion for another day (although by all means, tell us how wrong we are in Comments), but this video of heaps of GT40s running in the Goodwood Revival races certainly has us thinking that Ford's Ferrari-killer might ...

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    Video: The best in-car driving videos from Goodwood Revival 2013
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    In what presenters describe as the "biggest and best historic motor racing party of the year," the Goodwood Revival features famous cars, famous drivers and a racetrack. Combine the three and you've got a bloody-good weekend. Watching a peerless assortment of vintage racecars go round the track ...

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    Video: XCAR stages epic drag race between Ford GT40, GT70 and GT
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    XCAR has put together what it believes is a first – a drag race between Ford's legendary, Le Mans-winning GT40, the more recent GT supercar it inspired and the little-known GT70 rally car. The three mid-engined monsters were all built for very different purposes, and not surprisingly, they ...

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    Video: 'Born of a Blue Sky' brings the Amelia Island Concours to you
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    The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance has more clout every year and is getting a reputation as Pebble Beach minus the madness. Held in March this year, it celebrated Ducati and the 50-year anniversaries of Lamborghini, the Corvette Sting Ray, Porsche 911 and the Ford GT40. Justin Lapriore was ...

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    Amelia Island 2013: 50 years of the Ferrari-slaying Ford GT40
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    Originally developed with the sole purpose of being a Ferrari rival to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Ford GT40 became a prominent racing machine in the 1960s in both Europe and the US. Not wanting to leave such an important car out of the fun, the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance ...

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    Official: Muscle wins big at 2013 Amelia Island Concours as 1936 Duesenberg, 1968 Ford GT40 take top honors
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    The 18th-annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance took place this past weekend, and in one of the show's biggest years yet (bringing in more than 25,000 spectators and attracting more than 300 vehicles), two powerhouses ended up winning the judges' hearts. The top Concours d'Elegance award went ...

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    Official: RH Motorsports to produce street-legal Ford GT racecars
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    RH Motorsports liked the look of the Matech GT1 so much, they bought all of the company's molds, engineering and complete bodywork for its GT3 race car. With that already-developed knowledge, RH plans to manufacture 20 turnkey, street legal GT1-S cars. Prototypes of the GT3-S (white in photo ...

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    Auctions: Pair of rare Ford GT40s up for grabs in RM's Monterey auction
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    The list of classic cars slated to go up for auction during the Monterey car week in August continues to grow, with the latest being a pair of two Ford GT40 coupes that will be up for grabs at RM's sale. "To have the honor of offering one GT40 is a great privilege, but to present two, spanning ...

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    Report: Go Like Hell book about Ford beating Ferrari at Le Mans being turned into a movie
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    Ford versus Ferrari? These two car companies seemingly have nothing in common today. Back in the 1960s, however, things were a bit different. Ferrari ruled the world of motorsports, and Ford was vying for a piece of that international glory. Starting in 1960, a Ferrari won the 24 Hours of Le Mans ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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