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Vin Car Pic: Ford wins at Le Mans

Perhaps overlooked in the Juneteenth celebrations this year was the significant win for Ford Motor at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was June 19, 1966, when Ford won the endurance race, placing first, second and third, according to a post at AutomotiveHistory.org. “When the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans came to an end on this day in 1966 it was a Ford GT40 in first, second and third place, marking the first...

Maserati honors Sir Stirling with Prototype MC20 supercar

Unveiling planned for September at “MMXX: The Way Forward” May 13 was a checkered-flag day for Maserati and Stirling Moss in 1956. The renowned British racecar driver won the Monaco F1 Grand Prix on that day, piloting a Maserati 250F. The victory stands out among the many trophies in the champion’s collection. And in tribute, Maserati announced on May 13, 2020, that a prototype of the Maserati MC20, the new Maserati super sportscar, will pay...