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First Look: The Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition

The 2018 Ford GT will be available in a new limited-edition Heritage theme honoring the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. The car will feature unique interior and exterior color themes, and an exclusive wheel finish.

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In memory of Dan Gurney who passed away yesterday at the age of 86. Mr Gurney is famous for a number of firsts, including being the first of three drivers to win in Sports car racing, Formula One, NASCAR and Indy Car. He won at Le Mans in 1967 and the Belgian Grand Prix within a week, driving a car he helped to produce. He was also the first driver to wear a full face helmet and spray champagne after winning a race. According to a 2016 study, Mr. Gurney is the 14th best Formula One driver of all time.

Dan Gurney (1931-2018)