Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Here we go! Round #2 in what started last year as a proxy duel between both builders and marques.

Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby ckouba » Sun May 21, 2017 12:34 am

It's been more than a week since the last post...

I'll toss my favorite in here. I think the GT40 Mk I has an absolutely timeless beauty to it, rivaled only by the 250GTO. I have adopted this as my own personal livery and most of my builds/proxy entries usually have a white with red finish:

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby Audi1 » Sun May 21, 2017 7:44 am

Thanks for posting the Mk1 pic. No arguments there! I might also add the Ferrari 330/P4 to that list.............my all time favorite car. Good choice on your personal livery colors, too.

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby Mitch58 » Sun May 21, 2017 9:54 am

Chris

I think you should use your Gt to haul your gravity racer to MT Tabor, it would definitely draw attention, but then a trailer hitch on the back might spoil the look.
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby Audi1 » Sun May 28, 2017 5:24 am

Indy 500 day today, so in honor of Jimmy Clark's run at the brickyard way back when, here's another Ford for the Ford-Porsche Wars eye candy post. One of my all-time favorites; even though it ran in the GT category. Carrol Shelby to the rescue!

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby Audi1 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:28 am

Can you ever have too many pics of this car............? Way ahead of its time when it first hit the track in 1968 (I think.......):

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars - the weekly eye candy

Postby Audi1 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:18 pm

I've been a little truant on the "weekly" part............. but, here we go again!

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There's just something inherently likeable about this racer. It's the kind of car that you hope you'll wake up tomorrow morning to see parked in your garage! The 906 really started Porsche on it's way to a dominant position in WEC racing.

Let's see some more pics from the rest of you Ford-Porsche Wars racers.

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