For 50 years Ford has been watching and pausing. Now it's on. Ford GT. LeMans. 2016 .

It has been a long time since Ford Motor Company stunned the world by running toe to toe with Ferrari unexpectedly at the 24 Hours of LeMans. It was a bewildering 1-2-3 complete Bruce McLaren/Chris Amon, Ken Miles/Denis Hulme and Ronnie Bucknum/Dick Hutcherson all associated with what has been the nearest LeMans triumph to date, even covered in some riddle as the second place auto driven by Ken Miles was very first place. In any case, that is an alternate story.



Today however. Portage made an exceptionally extraordinary declaration. One year from now for the 2016 running of the 24 Hours of LeMans. They will be back with the all new 2016 Ford GT. Normally with the 2015 24 Hours occurring this end of the week, Ford made the declaration in LeMans France. The world was presented to the road variant of the 2016 Ford GT at the North American International Auto Show in January, and from that point forward bits of gossip have been twirling that Ford would make another keep running at LeMans for 2016 and they didn't baffle.



"At the point when the GT40 contended at Le Mans in the 1960s, Henry Ford II looked to demonstrate Ford could beat  continuance dashing's most amazing producers," said Bill Ford, official director, Ford Motor Company. "We are still to a great degree glad for having won this notable race four times consecutively, and that same soul that drove the advancement behind the principal Ford GT still drives us today."

Portage declared that it will contend in the full 2016 calendar for FIA World Endurance Championship and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, and influencing its opposition to make a big appearance in January 2016 at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Florida. The two Ford production line groups will be worked by  Chip  Ganassi  Racing  with  Felix  Sabates  (CGRFS).  Both  arrangement groups plan to contend with a four auto exertion at Le Mans in 2016.

The Ford GT race auto will include various developments which Ford accepts won't just make it focused in LM GTE Pro, at the end of the day situated to give advantages to each Ford vehicle in the Ford lineup pushing ahead. This incorporates cutting edge streamlined features to convey extraordinary levels of downforce for enhanced steadiness with negligible drag, propelled lightweight composites including carbon fiber for an uncommonly unbending yet light body, and the power and productivity of Ford EcoBoost innovation.



Like the road rendition of the Ford GT,  the racecar will likewise be fueled by the 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 motor which cap it's presentation in the TUDOR Championship in 2014. The motor was created by Ford with information and improvement from CGRFS and Roush Yates Since at that point, Ford, along with  CGRFS, has caught huge general wins at the 12 Hours of Sebring and Rolex 24 At Daytona. Other than extraordinary accomplishment in sports autos, Ganassi race groups accomplished real triumphs in the Brickyard 400, Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500.

If that wasn't already enough. Watch Ford's uncovering video below. 

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Source and Photos: Ford Motor Comapny









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