The world’s finest gathering of significant and authentic racing Ford GT40s will be assembled at the 2013 Goodwood Revival, September 13-15, for an exceptional one-model race. This will be the first time in history that a dedicated competition has been held for these iconic Ford racecars.
The Revival’s Whitsun Trophy race will mark 50 years since the genesis of Ford’s GT40 program. Although the first GT40 wasn’t completed until early 1964, the project actually began in 1963 when Henry Ford II—snubbed by Enzo Ferrari over the sale of his company to the U.S. auto giant—set out to beat Ferrari at his own game, with sights set firmly on victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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