Auto Racing: Foxed by a Rabbit


For more than a decade, the sleek, sturdy creations of Italian Automaker Enzo Ferrari have practically owned sports-car racing. Going into last week's 2,000-km. (1,243 miles) Daytona Continental, "Il Commendatore" had won ten manufacturers' championships in twelve years. It was a fine way to make enemies, among them the Ford Motor Co., which broke into its bulging piggy bank last year to develop a racing sports car of its own: the prototype Ford GT, a rakish, rear-engined coupe with 385 honest horses stuffed into a 40-in.-high package. Bursting with pride, Ford...

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