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SCJSTU

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GTs at Petite LeMans
« on: October 12, 2019, 08:32:16 PM »
There was a car coral for Ford GTs at Road Atlanta today......over 20 of the newer GT there...

Anyone hear have their car there?

From all over California, Texas, Canada.....impressive

Here are a few

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2019, 09:45:20 PM »
Over 20?!?! Wow. Thats a lot of eyeball.
Nothing beats a classic!

deathsled

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2019, 12:46:51 AM »
That's quite an assemblage. Beautiful!
"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2019, 11:46:37 AM »
  Gulf colors.  Always an excellent choice.

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2019, 04:04:52 PM »
How was the race?

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2019, 06:01:14 PM »
How was the race?

Race was awesome as always.......the 2 Ford GTs lead most of the race.......67 came in second behind a Ferrari and 66 dropped way back.

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2019, 07:51:05 PM »
What was the issue with no. 66? 

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2019, 08:03:58 PM »
What was the issue with no. 66?

On the 66 not sure.....did not stay to the end but 10 hour race no telling

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2019, 08:15:03 AM »
The 66 went off going into turn 1 and the safety crew took a while getting it back on track.
here is a link to Ganassi press release:
https://mailchi.mp/4c0ae30291f0/ford-cgr-finishes-second-at-petit-le-mans?e=649f02f349
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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2019, 08:53:30 AM »
The 66 went off going into turn 1 and the safety crew took a while getting it back on track.
here is a link to Ganassi press release:
https://mailchi.mp/4c0ae30291f0/ford-cgr-finishes-second-at-petit-le-mans?e=649f02f349
Mike

soooo readying the press release is Ford done with a factory backing on the GT or done with partnership with Ganassi????

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Re: GTs at Petite LeMans
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2019, 09:12:04 AM »

This was the last race for the factory backed team. The cars will be available to privateers in next years IMSA series. With the growing popularity of the series, plus the growing field of different marques (Mercedes, Audi, Acura, Lexus, Porsche and Corvette) I would hope Ford will reappear sooner than later.

I'm guessing technical support will be available to those fielding the GT's next year from Ford, either directly or indirectly.
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