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• Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt
• Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year
• Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details Read More »

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IGNITION Festival of Motoring will celebrate one of Scottish motorsport’s greatest ever feats this summer, when the famous Ecurie Ecosse team bring an exclusive line-up of their finest machinery, old and new, to the SEC Glasgow.

60 years on from their famous 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, a rare occurrence for a privateer, IGNITION will showcase some of the iconic cars that made the Ecurie Ecosse name during the late 1950’s, including the Jaguar C-Type. Read More »

• #67 Ford GT takes second in GTE Pro at the Le Mans 24 Hours in thrilling finish
• Marks second year in a row that Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has made the podium at the legendary event
• The podium earned the #67 team double points toward the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship title Read More »

• All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to compete at 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours
• In 2016 Ford took 1st (#68), 3rd (#69), 4th (#66), and 9th (#67) positions in the Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class, 50 years after a 1-2-3 finish for the Ford GT40 in the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours.
• 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Dan Gurney (US) and AJ Foyt (US) taking the second win of what would become a four-year winning streak for Ford at Le Mans Read More »

– Launch – Zandvoort circuit electric record attempt
– Intermediate goal – outright Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit record
– Ultimate goal – compete in Garage 56 class of Le Mans 24 Hours

What may presently be the world’s fastest fully-electric racing car will shortly make its debut at the Zandvoort motorsport circuit in Holland, shod with Kumho tyres. Read More »

Bentley at Goodwood Festival of Speed, 12 July 2013– Bentley Speed 8, believed to be valued at £10million and raced by Tom Kristensen to secure the win in the 2003 24hrs of Le Mans at Race Retro
– Motor Sport hall of Fame Live display features £25million of motoring heritage
– John Surtees’ TS7 and TS14 amongst the DFV 50th anniversary display
– Jim Clark’s Lotus 33 R11 gets first public outing in over 40 years Read More »

ford-le-mans-announce17c– All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to return to Le Mans to defend 2016 class victory
– 23 year-old Brazilian Pipo Derani joins Ford’s strong driving squad
– Scott Dixon, Sébastien Bourdais and Billy Johnson re-join full season drivers for Le Mans campaign

The ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) today announced that the full squad of four Ford GTs will compete at the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours, one year on from the marque’s triumphant return to the endurance race that everyone wants to win. Read More »

– Insights from Le Mans winners Jacky Ickx, Derek Bell, Emanuele Pirro and Jürgen Barth plus many more
– Two-day programme of interviews, panel sessions and presentations
– Entry ticket includes HMI Conference Programme in Supagard Theatre
– Ickx to open HMI at noon on 23 February with the Conference Programme starting at 13:30
– Date confirmed for second Historic Motorsport International in 2018


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omologato-bell17bOmologato has teamed up with one of the most successful British racing drivers of all time, Derek Bell, to launch a stunning, limited-edition watch – the Derek Bell 500.

Celebrating Bell’s remarkable glory at the Le Mans 24 Hours, this striking timepiece honours the Brit’s 1975 victory behind the wheel of the iconic Gulf Mirage GR8 – the first of his impressive five race wins.

With a leather strap featuring orange and light blue stitching and a light blue strip running through the 45.5mm face, the famous image of the GR8 is captured perfectly by the Derek Bell 500, which will be in stock from March 2017. Read More »

– Audi to end its sports car program in Bahrain following 106 victories in 186 sports car races in 18 years
– Successful track record of technology transfer between race cars and production models
– Thanks go to FIA, WEC and ACO, and the strong competitors for a tremendous timeaudi-wec-farewell16d Read More »