Ford Daytona Coupe -- be proud of 50 years ago

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Ford Daytona Coupe -- be proud of 50 years ago

Postby jhwalker » Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:05 pm

This is a great 9 minutes of history. I had forgotten how improbable the win in 1964 at LeMans was and this vid does a very good job of reminding us.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8N1hMVG ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Ford Daytona Coupe -- be proud of 50 years ago

Postby jhwalker » Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:25 pm

I was attending FSU (Tallahassee) in 1964, and a couple of us made our way down to Sebring to yell for the Cobras to kick Vette ass.
None of us had a clue about what the Daytona Coupe was about, other than it was fast. I had my "I will have one" moment there -- not knowing it would be a Superformance Replica MKIII -- sitting too close to the track watching brakes glow red, turn white, and then start dripping metal on the turns during the dark. Hard to believe that was 50 years ago... :doh:
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