1966 Ford GT40 Mark I

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The Ford GT40 is almost certainly the most famous, and most successful, result of Britain and America’s special cross-Atlantic automotive relationship. Many cars have been built as collaborative efforts between both countries of course, but the GT40 is the king. The development and racing years of the GT40 include some of the most important and…

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Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911T

Porsche 911T

The Porsche 911T made its debut in 1967 as a direct replacement for the 912 as an entry level version of the now legendary 911. The “T” in its name stood for “Touring” and in order to make the air-cooled engine suitable for long distance driving it was slightly detuned from 130 hp to 110…

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Ford GT40 Cutaway

1965 Ford GT40

The GT40 gave Ford the first overall Le Mans victory for an American manufacturer in 1966, the win was noteworthy for a few reasons – it was also the first win for an American team at a large European race since Jimmy Murphy took the top step on the podium with his Duesenberg in 1921…

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Ferrari 250 LM

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The Ferrari 250 LM was one of Enzo Ferrari’s first dalliances with mid-engine configured cars – he had stubbornly persisted with front mounted V12 for years despite the staggering successes of men like John Cooper and their lightweight, mid-engined, race winning Grand Prix cars. The new 250 LM would be fitted with a rear-mid mounted…

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Jaguar XJR-9 Poster

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Heritage Racing is a boutique racing art company run by the father and son team of Jeff and Casey Maciejewski, all of their work is created in-house and you’ll never see it for sale anywhere other than their Etsy store. This poster shows a beautiful angle of the iconic Jaguar XJR-9 – this was the…

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Aston Martin at Le Mans – 1959

Aston Martin at Le Mans

Aston Martin at Le Mans is a 30 minute film covering the entry of the British marque at the 1959 Le Mans, lead by driver Stirling Moss. The racing effort in ’59 was entrusted to the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1, a car that had been introduced in 1956 and evolved in iterations until the end of…

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1963 Lola Mk6 GT

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The Lola Mk6 GT is a car that may look vaguely familiar as it would eventually become the basis of the iconic and hugely successful Ford GT40. Similar to the GT40, the Lola Mk6 GT had a mid-mounted Ford V8, a space-frame chassis, a lightweight body with a Kammback profile and an exceptionally low roofline….

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