Ford GT40 Chassis History

GT40 P/1001

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Ford GT40 chassis number GT40 P/1001 :

General info:

The first car was named the GT (for Grand Touring) with the 40 representing its overall height of 40 inches (1.02 m, measured at the windshield) as required by the rules. Large displacement Ford V8 engines (4.7 liter and 7 liter) were used, compared with the Ferrari V12 which displaced 3.0 liter or 4.0 liter.

After chassis GT-112 the “production” began and the subsequent cars, the MkI, MkIIs, MkIIIs, and MkIVs, numbered GT40P/1000 through GT40P/1145, were officially “GT40s”

GT40 P/1001 Race results:
06/66 : Le Mans, 60, Ickx/Neerpasch, DNF –
08/66 : Brands Hatch, 109, Rees, DNF –
09/66 : Zeltweg, 2, Ireland/Spence, 10th –
11/66 : Kyalami, Hobbs/Spence, DNF – Killarney, Hobbs/Hailwood, DNF –
12/66 : Kumalo event 2, Hobbs, 1st – Kumalo event 4, Hailwood, 1st – Lourenco Marques, 6, Hobbs, 2nd – Pietermaritzburg, 3, Hobbs/Hailwood, 1st –
01/67 : Kyalami, Hobbs, DNF –
03/67 : Snetterton, 51, Hulme, 2nd – Silverstone, 1, Hulme, 1st –
04/67 : Silverstone, 28, Hulme, 2nd –
05/67 : Silverstone, 43, Gardner, DNF – Crystal Palace, 41, Gardner, 4th –
06/67 : Oulton Park, 149, Lucas, DNS – 07/67 : Silverstone, 41, Lucas, DNF – Brands Hatch, 51, Lucas/Pike, DNF –
08/67 : Croft, 30, Lucas, DNS – Zeltweg, 1, Hulme/Lucas, DNF – Brands Hatch, 55, Lucas, DNF – 04/68 : Monza, Raeburn/Shenken, DNF –
05/68 : Zandvoort, Raeburn – Nuerburgring, Smith/Raeburn, 20th – Spa, 41, Raeburn/Shenken, DNF –
06/68 : Silverstone, Cox, 4th – Brands Hatch SGT, Cox, 8th – Brands Hatch Libre, Cox, 5th – Silverstone SGT, 125, Cox, 2nd – Silverstone Libre, 125, Cox, 1st – Snetterton, 190, Cox, DNS – Snetterton, 190, Cox, DNF – Silverstone SGT, Cox, 1st – Silverstone, Cox, 3rd –
07/68 : Vila Real, Raeburn, 10th – Hockenheim, Raeburn, 11th – Snetterton, 102, Cox, 3rd –
08/68 : Brands Hatch, 100, Cox, 8th –
09/68 : Snetterton, 133, Cox, DNS – Snetterton, 133, Cox, DNS – Crystal Palace, 81, Cox, 6th – Silverstone, Cox, 3rd – Oulton Park, 59, Cox, 3rd – Thruxton, 167, Cox, 4th –
05/69 : Silverstone, 14, Daghorn, 10th – Oulton Park, Daghorn, 12th –
07/69 : Croft, 7, Williams, 13th –
08/69 : Thruxton, 9, Daghorn, 7th

GT40 P/1001 History:

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General Information source

Chassis GT40 P/1001 race results are from classicscars.com

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4 Responses to GT40 P/1001

  • My father owned this car during 1969 when he owned Malaya Garage. I would like to knw if it is still in someone’s ownership as my mother kept laods of scrap books on the racing of this and his Leda Formula 5000 cars. They have quite a few photos of the car during the years that he owned it.

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