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Go Behind the Scenes with Ford’s Return to Le Mans with “The Return” on Amazon Prime Video

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Ford GT The Return Amazon Prime Video

Ford may have come up just short in its efforts to repeat as the king of the GTE Pro class at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, but it will no doubt be back in full force for the 2018 campaign the continue its legacy.

With regards to that legacy, to which the Ford GT added a second-place podium finish this year and a win over Ferrari in 2016, Ford has now released its first film on Amazon Prime Video— a documentary entitled The Return that chronicles the conception and success of the new Ford GT.


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Ford GT The Return Amazon Prime Video

“To win a race, you have to have incredible commitment,” said Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president and president of North America. “This film captures the teamwork and challenges the team encountered and overcame living up to the Ford GT’s iconic heritage.”

The documentary, helmed by Emmy Award winner Erich Joiner, goes behind the scenes with never-before-seen footage of the development process for both the Ford GT race car and its production car counterpart.

Ford GT The Return Amazon Prime Video

“As a director and an avid racing enthusiast, I set out to make a passion project of a movie,” said Joiner. “I was able to shoot things that very few people ever get to witness about building a world-class race car and program. And then putting this new car and team up against the best in the world at the Le Mans 24 Hours. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience I will never forget.”

The Return is available to stream or download for Amazon Prime subscribers at http://amzn.to/TheReturn.


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