The GT40 story: prototypes, production cars, MkII, J cars (and MkIV), MkIII, Mirages. Anatomy of the GT40: aerodynamics, chassis, engine, transmission, suspension, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres, electrics. Restore for track and road use: restoration projects; obtaining spare parts; the limits to authenticity; the GT40 industry. The owner's view: buying a GT40; the question of provenance; paperwork; values and insurance. The driver's view: a GT40 on the road; racing in period; racing now. The engineer's view: maintenance and repairs; setting up a GT40 for racing.
A qualified mechanical engineer, Gordon Bruce runs his own company, Gordon Bruce Associates, providing marketing and PR services to the motor and motorsport industries. Prior to founding GBA in 1982, he worked as a road tester on Motor magazine (1971-77) and in PR with Ford (1977-82). A lifelong motorsport enthusiast, he lives in Buckinghamshire.