Ford J Car Racer
To win le mans with an all american car ford was willing to spend whatever was necessary for the best designers equipment drivers and crew.
Ford j car racer. Images of the re created ford j car from 1966 built originally by the team of mike teske and the staff at kar kraft. The ford j car was intended to be the successor to the all conquering ford gt40 mk ii and despite reliability problems showed potential in the springtime le mans trials. It was painted in various spectraflame colors as well as white enamel mimicking the real car. This car took second place overall all three top finishers were ford gt40s in the 1966 24 hours of le mans the 1 car was driven by ken miles and denny hulme and together with the 2 car driven by bruce mclaren chris amon 1st overall and 5 car driven by bucknum hutcherson 3rd overall gave ford its first victory in a 24 hour race.
When driver mario andretti crashed the car at le mans 1967 the cage is believed to have saved his life. The hot wheels ford j car was designed by harry bradley and debuted in the 1968 lineup as part of the original 16 castings. This would be the final most advanced version of the gt40. I d rather die in a racing car than get eaten up by cancer ken miles is quoted as saying in go like hell.
Ford s 230 mph j car despite its 21st century appearance is supposed to be a lighter more streamlined version of the le mans winning mk ii. Because this new racer was designed to comply with appendix j of the fia s regulations it was known as the j car. Ford intended the j car to be a follow up to the ford gt mk. Ford gt40 mk ii front.
As a direct result of miles death the car was renamed the ford mk iv and outfitted with a steel rollover cage. A j foyt and dan gurney won le mans the following year in the new mark iv iteration a highly evolved j car that had proven much faster during testing at ford s giant kingman arizona facility. Lovingly re created by kenny thompson in denver nc. After you ve won the world s most prestigious road race what do you do for an encore.
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