The Ford GT40 P/1079 made his debut in 1968 at Monza and Spa, later that year the Blaton owned car was entered at Le Mans for the 24H race with Mairesse and Blaton at the steering wheel. The car crashed on the first lap and was completely destroyed.
After a long history of several restorations the car was bought by the DHG Team and made his debut at the members meeting at Goodwood and winning his first race for the Team. Later that year
the car returned at Le Mans Classic with another victory.
Ford V8 4,729cc / 460 hp / Max. speed 310 km/h (193 mph) / weight 975 kg.