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Ford v Ferrari wins two Academy Awards
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13th Feb 2020
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Ford v Ferrari wins two Academy Awards

Ford v Ferrari has taken home two Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards, but not for acting or accuracy. The film, which took some liberties with the truth and timeline in telling the story of the famous battle between Ford and Ferrari at Le Mans in the 1960s, instead won awards for 'Film Editing' and 'Sound Editing' at the 2020 Academy Awards.
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Liam Murphy
Toyota GR Super Sports Concept headed for production
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18th Jun 2018
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Toyota GR Super Sports Concept headed for production

Toyota has used the 24 Hours of Le Mans to announce the GR Super Sports Concept, initially revealed at Tokyo Auto Salon in January, will be put into production – well, sort of. The car will form the base of a racer, set to compete in the just-announced 'hypercar' class of the FIA World Endurance Championship when new regulations take force in 2020. Beyond that, details about the stunning racer for the road are hard to come by.
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Scott Collie
2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition celebrates second GT40 Le Mans win
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15th Aug 2017
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2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition celebrates second GT40 Le Mans win

The already uber-cool Ford GT supercar has just become a little cooler, with Ford announcing the arrival of a second new limited-edition model to be inspired by the US car maker's iconic Le Mans history.
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David Zalstein
Carroll Shelby, King of the Road: 1923-2012
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14th May 2012
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Carroll Shelby, King of the Road: 1923-2012

Carroll Shelby was involved with other manufacturers in his career – winning the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans in an Aston Martin DBR1 with Roy Salvadori – but it was Ford where his presence was felt for the better part of 60 years, and where his name will forever remain linked. Carroll Shelby was nearly 30 years old when he raced his first car, a Ford V8-powered hot rod, down a quarter-mile drag strip in 1952.
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David Zalstein
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