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1966 Ford GT40 #5 3RD Le Mans in 1:12 scale


This is the 1966 Ford GT40 #5 3RD Le Mans in 1:12 scale by CMR.

The 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans witnessed the iconic Ford GT40 #5, driven by the American duo of Ronnie Bucknum and Dick Hutcherson, achieving a remarkable third-place finish. This race was unique for its part in the Ford vs. Ferrari rivalry, as Ford aimed to beat Ferrari at their own game on the famous Circuit de la Sarthe. The GT40's success marked a turning point, as Ford managed to dominate the podium with a 1-2-3 finish, ending Ferrari's dominance at Le Mans. The victory was a significant moment in motorsport history and a testament to American engineering and determination. The 1966 Le Mans race is remembered as one of the most legendary battles in endurance racing, and the Ford GT40's triumph added a remarkable chapter to its story.

This model is hand painted and polished to a beautiful finish and has a sealed body. Resin models are exceptionally accurate of scale, shape and detail. Each model is created using a variety of production processes, to achieve this precision. They are produced using a composite material referred to in the industry as “resin”. Photo etched parts, die-cutting, tampo printing and waterslide decals are often used for a most authentic replication.