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Carroll Shelby tells all in this never-before-seen, newly released, raw & uncut interview. Shelby talks openly about his childhood, passions, early race career, Henry Ford II & Ford Motor Company, Ford v. Ferrari, Mustangs, Cobras, GT40s, Daytona Coupe, winning the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, Lee Iacocca, Ken Miles, Don Frey, John Wyer, Ray Geddes, Hal Sperlich, Pete Brock, Fred Goodell, and living in Africa.
Recorded on 12/10/97
How a stunt team including a band of second-generation racers made Ford v Ferrari tick…
History would have you believe that Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon’s Ford GT40 Mk. II won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.
And if you watched Ford v Ferrari (a.k.a. Le Mans ’66) you would probably be willing to argue that Ken Miles and Denny Hulme were the winners – morally, at least.
However, if you were stood in the reimagined Le Mans tribunes erected in rural Georgia for the filming of the Oscar-nominated motion picture, you would have seen … More