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The Shelby American Story & Ford versus Ferrari Book Set

  • Barcode: 9780979721939
The Shelby American Story The Shelby American Story is a fascinating collection of interviews and stories about the cars, the races, and the people that made the Shelby story so compelling. Ford versus Ferrari The story of a monumental battle, as Ford and Ferrari vied for racing supremacy at Le Mans during the 1960s. Following the development of Fords GT40, Ken Miles involvement, and Ferraris No 1 driver, John Surtees, this fascinating book gives the full story of the fight between two giants of the automotive racing history. What happened when America's richest car company, producing many thousands of cars per year, went head to head with Ferrari of Italy in the mid 60s? This is the story of an immovable force coming up against the stubbornness of an unmovable object that is, Ford against Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari, whose company produced less than four hundred cars per year in 1963, wasnt going to bow to Ford after he had turned down its offer to buy his company. The only place left to duke it out was on the racetracks of the world and one in particular: Le Mans. Ford versus Ferrari at Le Mans was THE clash of TITANS in the 1960s This is the story of the events leading up to the battles at Le Mans between 1964 and 1967 Chronicles the evolution and development of the Ford GT40, alongside the rise of Ferrari in auto racing The story of Ken Miles, the Englishman who led the Ford team to victory Follows the career of John Surtees - Ferraris number one driver, and champion on both two wheels and four! Additional Information Period Covered: 1962-1969 Models Covered: Porsche, Lola, Ferrari, Sauber, Nissan, Corvette, Group C cars. There has never been a struggle to match the Ferrari versus Ford contest in motor racing history, both in terms of cost and effort. A clash of strong personalities: Enzo Ferrari up against Henry Ford II with all the American company's money. A detailed description of every race the cars entered. The story behind the film Ford v Ferrari

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ISBN: 9780979721939

Publisher: Midlife Classic Cars

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