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Mirage M3 Cosworth chassis 01

Although the Ford GT40 had served John Wyer Automotive Engineering well and would go on to take Ford’s fourth straight win at Le Mans in 1969, there was no doubt the model was coming to the end of its competitive life. In mid 1968 the future appeared to lie with three-litre Group 6 Prototypes as no manufacturers had the wherewithal to manufacture batches of 50…

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Mirage M2 BRM chassis 02

Chassis 02 was one of three Group 6 Mirages built to contest part of the 1969 World Sportscar Championship. Two were BRM-powered M2s with ZF gearboxes and the other was an M3 that differed only in that it was adapted to run a GT40 engine and then a Cosworth DFV with a Hewland gearbox. All three cars started life as Berlinettas but the M3 was reconfigured as a Spyder…

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