Before Ford revealed its return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans to the world, it was already secretly testing the vehicle it would use to compete on the track. Ford Performance is giving fans around the world an exclusive look at the Ford GT race car’s first shakedown test. Four Ford GTs will compete next year under the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates banner – two in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (United States) and two in the FIA World Endurance Championship. This first official test kicked off the “Road to Daytona” – the seven months Ford and partners Multimatic, CGR and Roush Yates Engines would have to prepare for the GT’s first 24−hour race, the 24 Hours of Daytona.
STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MAN & LE MANS is the story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end.
How is to drive for 24 hours at speeds over 345km/h• You need a very special machine. Come and have a look on the inside of this insane spaceship built to win the Le Mans 24h race − the toughest race on the planet.