Ford GT40 chassis number GT40 P/1030 :
Color as delivered: unpainted.
Delivery configuration: Race Prepared less engine/trans.
Shipped out to be completed by SIA but returned due to problems with registration. FAV completed the car and registered it for road use on 8/14/1967.
The car was equipped with borrani wire wheels a HP ford 289 with a standard ZF 5 speed.
1029 was delivered to Shell Oil for an advertising campaign. Afterwords it was sold to Ken Luscombe-Whyte and repainted Red.
On 2/9/1968 the car was sold to Rodney Lyons of the Epping Oil Company. It was featured in color on the cover and inside the magazine “Car” in the July 1968 issue.
1030 also appeared in AutoSport on 3/22/1968 in black and white.
The car was loaned to Ford and photographed for a double page ad in numerous magazines.
On 4/29/1968 it was sold to Colin Hyams in London. Mr. Hyams took the car home with him to Australia, the first GT40 in Australia by the way.
The car was sold by My. Hyams to Alec Copland. It is not known if Mr. Copland still owns the car.
GT40 P/1030 Race results:
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Chassis GT40 P/1030 race results are from classicscars.com