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    New book on Shelby but how "new" is it?

    In the ad I saw, they didn't mention that it was written in '67 so I sispect this is The Cobra Story republished? But does it go beyond '67? It's obvious it's a new printing because it mentions the Ford v. Ferrari movie (may be called LeMans '66 in other markets). If anybody has it, tell us if...
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    Not real GT40s but the stars of Ford v, Ferrari, the movie, announcement of video bash in Los Angeles

    Ford v Ferrari - Perfect Lap Tour LA Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:00am-2:00pm Carroll Shelby International Headquarters: 19021 S Figueroa St, Gardena, CA 90248 Not the actors but the stunt men and Peter Miles and Charlie Agaipou to name two celebs
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    Memorabilia, bringing nearby to event celebrating Blue Ray of Ford v. Ferrari movie Feb. 15th Gardena CA

    The party is being thrown by Fox to announce the CD of the movie, heard the CD got a hour of extras. Also they will have some GT40s from the film there and a chance to try Virtual Reality, probably of driving a Cobra or GT40 at LeMans. And a panel discussion, including stunt drivers from the...
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    Two recent reviews of Ford vs. Ferrari, the Hollywood drama

    https://mycarquest.com/2019/11/ford-v-ferrari-film-review-this-movie-offers-a-different-view.html https://www.velocetoday.com/movie-review-ford-v-ferrari/
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    A previous version of Ford vs. Ferrari book is on Amazon.com

    Not as lavish as the Haynes book, but loads cheaper. Ford Vs Ferrari, the Battle for Le Mans Hardcover – 1984 by Anthony Pritchard (Author) A journalist friend of mine got together with Anthony Pritchard, and got the rights to reprint this significant book, about what is referred to as the...
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    Reviews of Adam Carolla's documentary called Shelby American Carroll Shelby

    Released Nov. 2020 https://www.velocetoday.com/better-than-ford-v-ferrari/#more-117271 https://mycarquest.com/2020/01/documentary-review-shelby-american.html
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    Interview of James Mangold, directr of Ford v. Ferrari (LeMans '66) on You Tube

    the most interesting thing he said is tha an early cut was 3 1/2 hours long and the intervewer was begging that the longrt version be releases maybe on Blue Ray but Mangold says he has argued with himself, and concluded that maybe it's better that the as-released version be the only one
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    Interview of Bale & Damon in British GQ coming up

    Interview of James Mangold, director, very short but interesting https://www.amctheatres.com/movies/ford-v-ferrari-57536/videos?videoId=6088847795001
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    Series of paintings imagined scenes from the upcoming feature about LeMans

    Only two done so far, one of the lead character playing Shelby in front of a '66 Mk. II the other of Enzo Ferrari in the pits behind a Ferrari prototype. Haven't seen the movie yet so don't know if they will show Enzo at LeMans; my understanding is that he didn't venture to races outside...
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    Interview of Bale & Damon in British GQ coming up

    The actual interview, obviously not a gearhead reporter: https://mycarquest.com/2019/10/the-british-edition-of-gq-magazine-has-a-cover-story-next-month-with-interview-of-the-stars-of-ford-v-ferrari-aka-le-mans-66.html
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    Interview of Bale & Damon in British GQ coming up

    https://mycarquest.com/2019/10/the-british-edition-of-gq-magazine-has-a-cover-story-next-month-with-interview-of-the-stars-of-ford-v-ferrari-aka-le-mans-66.html
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    Q & A on Ford GT40 program in '60s. Caught one mistake, any more?

    Exhibit Hours LVCC & Westgate Exhibits New Products Showcase Tuesday, November 5 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 8 9:00...
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    Los Angeles radio show blurs the line between 1st in class and winning LeMans

    Sadly I have heard Corvette fans also blur this line and say "We won at LeMans."
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    Los Angeles radio show blurs the line between 1st in class and winning LeMans

    https://mycarquest.com/2019/09/wishful-thinking-should-not-be-presented-as-truth-especially-about-important-car-races.html
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    Los Angeles radio show blurs the line between 1st in class and winning LeMans

    https://mycarquest.com/2019/09/wishful-thinking-should-not-be-presented-as-truth-especially-about-important-car-races.html
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