Ford GT n.85 disqualified class GTE AM 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019

FORD GT n.85

HISTORY

The Ford GT n.85 is a car that participated in the GTE AM class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2019. The American manufacturer entrusts its GT to the Keating Motorsport team, trying to win the junior class. Winn’s sponsors the American team, giving the car a particular color.

Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Felipe Fraga at the wheel of the Ford GT n.85 were disqualified for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2019 due to problems with the refueling system. Keating’s and GT’s Ford GT had won the race. On Monday, the International Automobile Federation disqualified the car for breaking two fuel supply regulations. The first, to fill the tank too quickly, and the second, because the car carried more fuel than it was allowed. The victory in the GT AM class went to the Porsche 911 RSR n.56 of the Project 1 team with Jorg Bergmeister, Patrick Lindsey, Egidio Perfetti, who finished the race thirty-first at fifty-one laps behind the Toyota TS050 n.8 winner of the race.

CHASSIS

Ford GT
Carbon fibre monocoque
Length: 4780 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 1110 mm
Brakes:Ventilated discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Ford EcoBoost 3500 cc V6 60°
Power: 482 kw
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Differential: Rear differential lock
Transmission six speed sequential
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Disqualified in the class GTE AM 24 hours of Le Mans 2019 with drivers Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Luca Stolz.

Posted in DRAWS 24 HOURS OF LE MANS.

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