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London, August 19 (ANI): Steve McQueen glorious Ford GT40, which he used to film his epic 1971 movie 'Le Mans' has been sold for an incredible 7 million pounds at an auction in California.The Ford, decked out in Gulf Racing's iconic powder blue and orange colours, has a rich history.It had won its first race at Spa in 1967, in the hands of legendary sportscar star Jacky Ickx and the "Flying Dentist," Dr Dick Thompson.Then after a host of endurance races, in which its drivers included Mike Hailwood, David Hobbs and Brian Redman, it was bought by McQueen's Solar Productions film company.The ultra-lightweight machine had been converted to act as a high-speed camera car, filming action sequences at the 1970 Le Mans 24-hour classic for McQueen - himself a top-draw racer when he took time off from acting.It has since been through the hands of a numerous owners and has appeared occasionally for historic races or cavalcades.The GT40 was auctioned off by RM Auctions in Monterey, California and its price tag is a world record for an American-built car. (ANI)
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