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Posted By: Harvey Goranson
Posted On: Sunday November 15, 2020 at 12:24 PM
 
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The GT40's predecessor: 1963 Lola-Ford GT Mk. VI from Spark.
Sadly David Hobbs and Dickie Attwood failed to finish at Le Mans. Attwood would hit pay dirt 7 years later in a Porsche 917K.

My photo angles don't show this, but the "Y" pattern taillights are from the Ford Cortina.

Many years ago a clear 1:24 slot car body of this car was made and an article in Rod and Custom showed how to make this version. I thought the work was beautiful but it has taken to now to get a nice 1:43 (my somewhat crude Politoys notwithstanding). So my Nassau version gets a stablemate:




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The GT40's predecessor: 1963 Lola-Ford GT Mk. VI from Spark. by Harvey Goranson #29185
Does look like a squashed GT40! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #29185.1
Neah! The Ford GT40 is a pulled out Lola GT! (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #29185.1.1
Harv, a neat model and those Cortina MK1 rear lights gave this Lola a certain style! (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #29185.2




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