There’s a lot of backchannel chatter about Ford and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. R&T heard a P2 proposal is out there, just waiting to be approved. It actually makes sense. Previously, a GT campaign timed to to coincide with the Mustang’s 50th anniversary was a possibility as well, but it got shut down. Minds can be changed and here’s a few arguments for it:
- This would actually be a pretty amazing car.A GTE-class Mustang would be something to behold.
- Marketing – If ever there was a time, the year of the 50th anniversary and globalization of Mustang sales are imminent. That should be capitalized on.
- Rivalry – Between domestics like the Corvette and Viper or more exotic competitors like Porsche, Ferrari and Aston Martin, there’s plenty of combat to induce.
- Great history, but never here. With all of Fords history it has little to talk about with the Mustang at Le Mans. Time to add that chapter.