Ford GT40 Chassis History

GT40 P/1006

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Ford GT40 chassis number GT P/1006 :

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/1006 Race results:

06/65 : Le Mans, 14, Ireland/Whitmore, DNF –

07/68 : Silverstone, 10, Drury, DNS –

04/69 : Thruxton, Leech, DNS

GT40 P/1006 History:

Configuration: steel monocoque chassis. Delivered to :.

General Information source

Chassis GT40 P/1006 race results are from classicscars.com

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