First unveiled to media at Le Mans last year, the Ford GT’s victory comes
395 days after the car turned a wheel for the first time on May 20, 2015, at
Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada. A Herculean effort by the Chip Ganassi
team has transformed the car into a Le Mans winner in less than a year.
“Building a new car and racing it at Le Mans is a monumental task,”
commented Mark Fields, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor