Ford GTs at the 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona


Kingman

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If you download the IMSA app, it has really cool cockpit feeds. The #66 FGT is real cool on an iPad
 
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Kingman

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Bummer......electrical gremlins for the #67 already:shrug
 

Kingman

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Bummer......electrical gremlins for the #67 already:shrug

Back into the battle!
 

dbk

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Sounds like fluke trans issue. He came by us and shifted several times but it was stuck in 6th.
 

SteveA

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Raj told me they have a sequentially numbered batch of bad actuators that shift the trans. Looks like they've lost at least 3 maybe 4 within the first 4 hours effecting both cars. It's now midnight local time and it appears they've got the problem solved but unfortunately both cars are way down. At one point the #66 did have the GTLM class fastest lap time.
The dark blue car with the Wirewheel decal is a '08 Doran race car.
 
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Saint Ho

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Feb 12, 2013
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Paris FRANCE
We can follow the race in France, in live, on the excellent imsa.com chain.

I am far from understanding everything, because of my poor knowledge of English, but it's very well done and the show is magnificent.

Obviously I am disappointed by the problems of the two Ford GT. I understand that the gearbox was involved. We will have the information later.

Two positive points:
- The fastest lap of the category.
- The fact that at 9:30 of the end, both cars are still racing.
It would be Ideal, if they could go to the end and accumulate enough experience to do better next time.

Best regards to all, from France.
 

cobrajeff

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Old and new Ford GTs at the Rolex 24

Lots of Ford GTs on hand.....
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GT Parade Laps....

https://youtu.be/ePtbftWFMZg
 

roketman

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...and congrats to my Lil Brother for winning the ST class...and he was already warned by Pikul not to interfere with the GT tomorrow when he races the Viper.

That's awesome!!!!
Hope he kicks butt in the Viper!
Missed you last night Mike!
Thanks for your kindness this weekend!!!!
 

gtjoey

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Wonderful weekend, great to see everyone once again. Ford had a lot going on , now starts the growing pains to win at LeMans.
Just finishing the race is a huge honor.
Go Blue, probably see you at Sebring then up at Watkins Glen!
All the best.
Thanks Dave and Ford Performance for all the effort.
GTJOEY1314
 

Xcentric

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Blue Moose

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What a shot. Great picture!
 

Howard

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That's me in front of Xcentric. He couldn't keep up.

Howard
 

PL510*Jeff

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This happened yesterday at Daytona…catch me if you can
 

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nautoncall

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Jeff, as much as I would love a new FGT...if anyone deserves one, you do my man!!! If we voted for one forum member to get an allocation, you get my vote!!


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B.M.F.

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Jeff that is awesome! I have 18000 miles on my car but if it was stock it would have more lol Big Hp problems lol I did put 5500 miles on it in two weeks tho driving it around the country and it was a blast!
 

SteveA

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Awesome Jeff, you should be first in line!
 

Chris A.

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Awesome Jeff, you should be first in line!

I must agree with that :)
 

RALPHIE

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Xcentric

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Camilo brought his entire tool box to support the effort.

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Xcentric

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GT 350R takes the checkered flag in the Continental Tire Challenge.

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