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1966 Ken Miles Ford GT40 MKII Le Mans in 1:12 scale


This is the 1966 Ken Miles Ford GT40 MKII Le Mans in 1:12 scale by CMR.

The Ford GT40 MKII driven by Ken Miles at Le Mans in 1966 is an iconic moment in motorsport history. Ken Miles, a skilled British racing driver, played a pivotal role in Ford's quest to defeat Ferrari at one of the most prestigious endurance races. The race itself was filled with intense competition and drama. Miles showcased his exceptional driving skills and determination, leading the majority of the race and setting a blistering pace. However, in a controversial move orchestrated by Ford, Miles was instructed to slow down in the final laps to allow a photo finish and a symbolic victory for the three Ford GT40 cars. This decision denied Miles the opportunity to claim an outright win, although the Ford GT40 MKII secured a historic 1-2-3 finish for Ford. Despite the bittersweet ending, Miles' outstanding performance and contribution to Ford's triumph at Le Mans in 1966 remain etched in racing lore. The race exemplified the fierce competition, strategy, and team dynamics that make endurance racing truly captivating.

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.