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Built in:Slough, England
Produced in:1966
Numbers built:11 (Plus two prototypes)
Predecessor:Ford GT40
Successor:Ford Mk IV
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 16, 2016
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Chassis GT40P/1012 The second GT40 Mk II built, this chassis made its competition debut at Daytona where it finished 2nd. It was also used at the Le Mans test in April and a month later was the sole Mk II entered in the Spa 1000 Kilometres where it placed 2nd again. At Le Mans, it served as on>>>

Chassis GT40P/1015 This GT40 Mk II made a victorious debut during the 1966 Daytona 24 Hours in the hands of Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby. It was next used at Le Mans where Miles, now partnered by Denny Hulme, looked set to win his third long distance classic in one year. He crossed the line first >>>

Chassis GT40P/1016 Handled by Holman & Moody, this Ford GT40 Mk II was raced in the three major long distance races in 1966; Daytona, Sebring and Le Mans. Its best result was a third in the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans where it was driven by Americans Ronnie Bucknum and Dick Hutcherson. In 196>>>

Chassis GT40P/1031 Delivered to Shelby American late in 1965 for completion, this chassis was readied for its debut at the following Sebring 12 Hours. The car led for most of the race but the engine blew on the last corner. Dan Gurney pushed the car across the finish line but this was not allo>>>

Chassis GT40P/1046 Chassis 1046 was a brand new car built specifically for the eight-car assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Entered by Shelby American and piloted by 'Kiwis' Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon, it finished the race in second but was classified as the winner because it had st>>>

Chassis GT40P/1047 Built for the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, chassis 1047 was driven by Dan Gurney and Jerry Grant. They started from pole but failed to reach the finish due to a holed radiator. The car was brought out again for the Daytona 24 Hours where it again topped qualifying but this time>>>

Chassis XGT-2 Originally delivered as a bare chassis to Alan Mann Racing to be built into one of the team's lightweight cars. Ford had other plans and instructed Mann to ship the chassis to Shelby to be finished as a Mk II. In this guise, it was raced at Le Mans by Graham Hill and Brian M>>>

Chassis XGT-3 The fifth of five lightweight chassis constructed by Alan Mann Racing for Ford, this chassis was one of three sent to Carroll Shelby to be built up as a big block engined Mk II. Tagged with chassis number XGT-3, it was shipped over for the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans where it s>>>

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