Tag: Ken Miles

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Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 is a personal, fast-paced chronicle that covers 10 years of “Langstrekenrennen”, or German for “Long Distance Races”. The Racers Langstreckenrennen – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 The Personal Scrapbook of Al Satterwhite By Al Satterwhite ISBN: 978-3-667-11856-1 Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag Hardcover Pages: 192 Size: 9 in. x 10.5...

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2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition to be Unveiled Sunday

2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition to be Unveiled Sunday

Tune into Petersen Car Week on Sunday, August 18, at 8:30 a.m. PDT to catch the announcement of the new 2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition. Everyone loves throwbacks. In fact, most muscle cars today are styled around their iconic ancestors’ looks. The old-school-turned-new-school aesthetic is proving to be incredibly popular and we’re currently in the...

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MEISTER BRAUSER Harry Heuer’s Championship Racing Team

MEISTER BRAUSER Harry Heuer’s Championship Racing Team

LACar Book ReviewMEISTER BRAUSERHarry Heuer’s Championship Racing Teamby Tom SchultzForward by Jim HallPublisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books – 2019Deerfield, IL 60015 USA324 pages / 370 photosISBN: 978-1-85443-304-6$95 USD In a way, this handsome new book takes up and greatly expands the story of one of the most fabled American racing sports cars, the Reventlow Scarab,...

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The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

It’s easy to get excited about the race of Ford’s epic victory over Ferrari in 1966. But there’s one man on Henry Ford’s GT40 development team who was not surprised by the win. Editor’s Note: “The Movie” (as it has come to be known of late) “Ford v Ferrari” has stirred up a full-strength cyclone of both interest...

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“Yanks” Author Tim Considine Weighs-In On “Ford v Ferrari”

“Yanks” Author Tim Considine Weighs-In On “Ford v Ferrari”

Dean Batchelor Award-winning motorsports author Tim Considine says “Unequivocally, Ford v Ferrari is a TERRIFIC movie and evidenced by the enthusiastic applause at the end of the film, our opinion was shared virtually unanimously by the Academy audience.” Featured image above courtesy of The Cahier Collection (Bernard Cahier) Ford v Ferrari … Author Tim Considine’s...

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Ford v Ferrari – A Racer’s Review: It’s not a documentary; it’s a movie that’s based somewhat on fact.

Ford v Ferrari – A Racer’s Review: It’s not a documentary; it’s a movie that’s based somewhat on fact.

LACar Movie Review“Ford v Ferrari – A Racer’s Review” by Dave Wolin By the time you read this, “Ford vs Ferrari” will likely already be gone from theaters; soon to be streamed or available on Blu-Ray or DVD. If you didn’t get to see it on the big screen, you’ve missed out … but do...

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8 Meters: Triumph, Tragedy and a Photo Finish at Le Mans

8 Meters: Triumph, Tragedy and a Photo Finish at Le Mans

Ahead of the blockbuster film “Ford v Ferrari” starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, fans can watch one of the first in-depth documentary spotlights about driver Ken Miles and the 1966 Le Mans race. Petersen Automotive Museum features documentaryProduced by Kahn Media about the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans Viewable on the museum’s YouTube...

 

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