How To Ruin A Ferrari Team's Day: A New Ford GT May Be Going To Le Mans

Ever get the feeling that there are just too many Ferraris in endurance racing nowadays? Lonely Ferraris? You know, without Fords tinkling in their tortellini? Well, then today is your lucky day: Road & Track reports that Ford may be coming back to Le Mans with a new factory Ford GT program in 2016. Holy. Crap. » 10/01/14 12:08pm 10/01/14 12:08pm

Read This Before You See Tom Cruise Play Ferrari-Hating Carroll Shelby

It leaked this week that Tom Cruise will likely play the hard-drinking, overalls-wearing, legendary sonofabitch Carroll Shelby in the film adaptation of A.J. Baime's great Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, And Their Battle For Speed And Glory At Le Mans. Here's an excerpt from that book (which you should buy) that explains… » 10/25/13 12:00pm 10/25/13 12:00pm

The Amazing History Of Ford's Greatest Supercar

It's been six years since Ford stopped making the GT, and forty four since they last won at Le Mans with a car so low most of us wouldn't even fit in it. The original British-American GT40 racecar was good enough to kick Ferrari's ass thanks to Carroll Shelby's ideas, while the modern version was not only a brave… » 1/21/13 12:30pm 1/21/13 12:30pm

Carroll Shelby Once Threatened His Drivers With A Hammer In The Middle…

It was the 1966 Sebring 12 Hours. Ford GT40 drivers Ken Miles and Dan Gurney were dicing for the lead, coming dangerously close to knocking each other out of the race. Team boss Carroll Shelby tried to send the message to the drivers to stop racing each other, but neither would listen, so Shelby decided to intervene.… » 10/24/12 12:40pm 10/24/12 12:40pm