“It’s an unbelievable feeling to be able to make this happen,” said Bourdais.
“There was so much effort, so much emotion, and to be the one that wins
the trophy to give to the Ford family and everyone involved is very special.
Everything aligned for us - the history, the Ferrari/Ford battle, 50 years on and
the Ford family being here. To come out on top of all is an amazing feeling.”
The #66 Ford GT, raced by Billy Johnson (US), Stefan Mücke (GER) and
Olivier Pla (FRA) was in contention for a top result during the race’s infancy
but a small electrical problem put paid to their attack. Such is the pace of the