31 Jul '16, 10am

#tdf #cycle

#tdf #cycle

In addition to their 1966 success at Le Mans with the GT40, Ford also ran a successful campaign at the Tour de France that year, with Lucien Aimar of the Ford-France-Hutchinson team taking 1st place in the overall classification at the 4,303 km-long bicycle race. Having won their class with the Ford GT at Le Mans this year, the Blue Oval is aiming to repeat the success of 40 years ago at this year’s running of the Tour de France with Team Sky, who will be using Ford vehicles exclusively as their support vehicles. This year’s running of the Tour will cover 21 stages and 3,519 km, and Ford will be on hand to support the team with blue and black-liveried Mondeo station wagons. Additionally, the Mustang , Edge , S-Max , Kuga and Transit will be joining as support vehicles. Team Sky has already won the Tour de France three times in 2012, 2013 and 2015 thanks to Chris Froome and...

Full article: http://paultan.org/2016/07/31/ford-aiming-for-repeat-of-6...

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