Ford CEO Jim Farley puts 2d in school at Le Mans Vintage in France

Ford CEO Jim Farley puts 2d in school at Le Mans Vintage in France

Ford CEO Jim Farley, an established race automobile driving force who reveals leisure at the

Ford CEO Jim Farley, an established race automobile driving force who reveals leisure at the back of the wheel in a hearth resistant jumpsuit, competed in the biennial Le Mans Vintage in France over the July 4th weekend, the corporate showed Tuesday.

The long-lasting race is made up of various automobiles in numerous categories, in accordance with the age of the car. He positioned 2nd in school using his 1965 GT40, Ford spokeswoman Lori Arpin showed Tuesday.

“A dream come true … 3 hours of flat-out racing towards one of the crucial preferrred drivers I do know,” the car govt tweeted from @jimfarley98 on July 4.

Ford CEO Jim Farley puts 2d in school at Le Mans Vintage in France

“This was once Jim’s best-ever efficiency on the Le Mans Vintage, which is thought of as the premier sports activities automobile race for ancient cars on this planet,” Arpin stated.

The GT40 that Farley drove is chassis quantity 1109, one of the vital ultimate 4 automobiles constructed, she stated. “Jim has owned and raced this automobile for a couple of years now, having transformed the auto from crimson to a manufacturing facility Ford darkish blue with Wimbledon white stripes.”

The car, bought and stored in Belgium, is ready by means of the famend Mec Auto for races round Europe and past. Farley has raced the automobile at Le Mans Vintage, Goodwood Revival and the Spa 6 Hour race in Belgium along with his race spouse, Eric van der Poole, Arpin stated.

Up to now, Farley raced his 1978 Lola 298 on the Le Mans Vintage.