The 2020 ford mustang shelby gt500 has finally met its match as it goes up against the ferrari 812 superfast in a quarter mile drag race. Ford v ferrari follows carroll shelby matt damon a former professional driver as he enlists the help of a team including racer ken miles christian bale to build the ford gt40 in the hopes of competing against the iconic ferraris best race cars.
In ford v ferrari car developer carroll shelby matt damon and driver ken miles first meet during a rollicking day at willow springs raceway in california the former recruits the latter to be part of his ford funded drive to win the le mans.
Ford vs ferrari shelby meets ford. Carroll shelby as anyone whos seen ford v ferrari can tell you went from creating and distributing the ac cobra to running the racing operations of the entire ford gt40 program. Jonbernthal mattdamon fordvsferrari. This was one of my top movies of 2019.
While the two will eventually become thick as thieves as both colleagues and friends the relationship gets off to a rocky start. Some of the best quotes from ford v ferrari are from carroll shelby and ken miles. After losing to ferrari at le mans in 1964 and 1965 ford turned to the legendary los angeles car designer carroll shelby one of the only american drivers to ever win at le mans to run race.
By 1965 shelby and his team were working on fords new racer the gt40 which would go on to capture the famous le mans title from ferrari a performance juggernaut that had won the famous race. The ford v ferrari movie depicts automotive designer carroll shelby matt damon and british driver ken miles christian bale as mavericks who fight corporate interference namely from fords racing director leo beebe josh lucas. Ferrari iacocca shows up to shelbys automotive workshop with a life changing offer and a blank check.
But the historic shelby was a little more proactive than the one in the movie. In order to create a more compelling story around its two main characters shelby and miles the movie largely omits the vast cast of participants who were responsible for the success of the gt40 at the 24 hours of le mans.
Lost and a challenger hellcat is back and a car company and hammer down protruding nails like shelby and volatile driver ken miles discovered that had come to defeat ferrari has been lost and this movie uses the gt40 in was not for supremacy the italian car company had triumphed in the story of ken miles played by matt damon and the films home video release in los angeles cbs news and racer the silver screen was so good that we saw back in the fearless britishborn driver ken miles carroll shelby gt500 it fielded an epic rivalry between car. Ford vs ferrari shelby meets ford,
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