Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/17

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Subject: [Leica] Ford GTs
From: glehrer at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 15:45:01 -0700
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Well, there is a significant difference  'tween  the old GT-40 and the 
current  GT.   Air conditioning, side windows that slide  down, left hand
drive and, I believe, power steering.  Having driven both, the old one  
felt like a pig to drive.


Gary Todoroff wrote:
> Just saw this entry from a couple weeks ago, so I uploaded an unusual 
> photo op when both a Ford GT and Shelby GT were on the local lot here, 
> brand-new and for just that one day.
> The new Ford GT did not look very much different from the GT's I 
> photographed along the track when I had a press-pass for the 1968 1000 
> Kilometer Nuremberg race. Those old slides were taken with a pair of 
> black M2's I had then (and still have them).
> Gary Todoroff
> Tree LUGger
> At 01:44 PM 5/3/2009, you wrote:
>> Just returned from Silverstone RAC TT/FIA GT Round 1.
>> Saw the new 2010-spec Ford GT, brilliant care. Clearly very capable 
>> in the hands
>> of good drivers, if needing development.
>> [ Result 1st Salee S7R Wendlinger/Sharp, 2nd Maserati MC12 
>> Bartels/Bartolini ]
>> Sorry no pix, too much wire around the circuit to get clear shots. 
>> Thought you
>> might be intetrested. ;-)
>> Peter
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