was the first car to be fitted with what was to become
the production nose. The aerofoil section seen in the
radiator aperture wasn't adopted. Here, the car is seen
at scrutineering for Le Mans 1965. In the background
can be seen Sir John Whitmore and Innes Ireland who
were to drive the car in the race.
Hill with team manager Alan Mann at Goodwood in late
1965. The car is GT40P/1008, the Ford Press car. On
this occasion, a few journalists were allowed to take
the car for a spin, literally, on the circuit.
cars: GT40P/1007 and 1008. GT40P/1007 was the last car
to feature the row of ventilation slots on the rear
of the roof section. This was the car that featured
in the film "Une Homme et Une Femme". Raced
by Ford France, the car still resides in France. GT40P/1008
was never raced and is still owned by the Ford Motor
Hill test an unpainted GT40P/1019 at Goodwood in November
1965. This car was later stripped down and shipped
March 1966. Car number 21 is GT/105 entered by Ford
Advanced Vehicles. Just visible in the background are
GT40P/1037 and 1029 of the Comstock and Scuderia Bear
in Essex Wire Team colours at the Silverstone International
Trophy Meeting in May 1966. Driven by Skip Scott into
an excellent 6th place.