Ford GT40 Chassis History

GT40 P/1015

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Ford GT40 chassis number GT40 P/1015 :

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/1015 Race results:

02/66 : Daytona, 98, Miles/Ruby, 1st –
06/66 : Le Mans, 1, Miles/Hulme, 2nd –
02/67 : Daytona, 2, Bucknum/Gardner, DNF –
06/67 : Le Mans, 6, Schlesser/Ligier, DNF

GT40 P/1015 History:

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2 Responses to GT40 P/1015

  • This car was at one of the Goodwood July events where it featured in one where Ford was being celebrated in the early 2000’s – along with the 2 other 66 Le Mans top 3 finishers.

    Somewhere I may have pictures…

    I was at the ’66 Le Mans race (spectator!). The opening hours were spectacular while Ferrari P3’s were running…180-190 all running close up past the pits to the Dunlop Bridge – what a sight and sound!

  • P1015 is at the Miller Motorsports Shelby Museum in Utah.

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