Ford vs. Ferrari

The Battle for Supremacy at Le Mans 1966

John Starkey


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Book Synopsis

In "Ford vs. Ferrari" by John Starkey, the gripping true story of an epic rivalry unfolds. Set in the 1960s, the book takes us on a thrilling ride through the world of competitive racing.

At the heart of the story is the Ford Motor Company, determined to dethrone the dominant Ferrari at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans race. With their reputation at stake, Ford brings together a formidable team of engineers and drivers, led by visionary Carroll Shelby and fearless British driver Ken Miles.

As Ford's quest for victory intensifies, so does the tension between corporate ambition and the undeniable passion of the racing world. The book explores the challenges faced by the team, from technical obstacles to internal politics, as they push the boundaries of speed and innovation.

With vivid and gripping narrative, Starkey captures the adrenaline-fueled battles on the racetrack and the personal sacrifices made by those involved. The author paints a vivid picture of the high-stakes world of motorsports, where every second counts and victory comes at a great price.

"Ford vs. Ferrari" is a tale of determination, rivalry, and the pursuit of greatness. It explores themes of ambition, teamwork, and the human spirit, making it a captivating read for both motorsport enthusiasts and anyone drawn to stories of triumph against all odds.

This book is a must-read for those seeking an exhilarating and immersive journey into the world of motorsports and the legendary battle between two automotive giants.

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