Ford Versus Ferrari: The Battle For Supremacy At Le Mans 1966 by John StarkeyFord Versus Ferrari: The Battle For Supremacy At Le Mans 1966 by John Starkey

Ford Versus Ferrari: The Battle For Supremacy At Le Mans 1966

byJohn Starkey

Paperback | November 5, 2019

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What happened when America's richest car company, producing many thousands of cars per year, went head to head with Ferrari of Italy in the mid ‘60s?

This is the story of an immovable force coming up against the stubbornness of an unmovable object – that is, Ford against Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari, whose company produced less than four hundred cars per year in 1963, wasn’t going to bow to Ford after he had turned down its offer to buy his company. The only place left to duke it out was on the racetracks of the world … and one in particular: Le Mans ‘66.
John Starkey began life in Birmingham, England.  After school, with dreams of “rock stardom” in mind, he played guitar in several bands, along the way opening for the Beatles in 1963, before becoming Jasper Carrott’s manager. His father’s love of fast cars had passed down to him and, starting with a Jaguar XK120, bought in 1966 for £12...
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Title:Ford Versus Ferrari: The Battle For Supremacy At Le Mans 1966Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 5, 2019Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1787115720

ISBN - 13:9781787115729

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What happened when America's richest car company, producing many thousands of cars per year, went head to head with Ferrari of Italy in the mid 1960s? This is the story of an immovable force coming up against the stubbornness of an unmovable object – that is, Ford against Ferrari. Enzo  Ferrari, whose company produced less than four hundred cars per year in 1963, wasn’t going to bow to Ford after he had turned down its offer to buy his company. The only place left to duke it out was on the racetracks of the world … and one in particular: Le Mans.