Ford GT40 Chassis History

GT40 P/1012

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Ford GT40 chassis number GT40 P/1012 :

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/1012 Race results:

02/66 : Daytona, 97, Gurney/Grant, 2nd –
04/66 : Le Mans Trials, 2, Mc Laren/Amon/Miles/Bianchi –
05/66 : Spa, 4, Whitmore/Gardner, 2nd –
02/67 : Daytona, 1, Mc Laren/Bianchi/Gurney, 7th.

GT40 P/1012 History:

Car .1967 Car was crashed and repaired with a new monocoque, after the car was racing every year in USA until 2003 it was sold to Sagato in Monaco. The unfounded rumors say that 1/3 of the wrecked chassis was use by Windfield England in 1980 to build a replica/reconstruction GT 40.

GT40 P/1012 Photos:

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General Information source

Chassis GT40 P/1012 race results are from classicscars.com

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