FORD V. FERRARI
Christian Bale- Ken Miles
Matt Damon- Carroll Shelby
Jon Bernthal- Lee Iacocca
Bale and Damon race to theaters with the new drama “Ford V. Ferrari” that tells the true story of how Ford Motor Co. enters the world of racing.
Carroll Shelby (Damon) was the best US driver and the only American to defeat Ferrari in the rugged road race the 24 hours of LeMans. Shelby was driving an Aston Martin on an English racing team. That race proved to be Shelby’s last as he retired and began a career in Car design. Enzo Ferrari is the king of racing in Europe and never lost the race at LeMans, except to Shelby.
Henry Ford II (Tracy Letts) walks into his factory’s assembly line hitting the emergency stop button and announced to the floor, “Walk home. Tomorrow bring me a new idea or don’t bother coming in ever again!” Ford executive Lee Iacocca (Bernthal) takes the challenge on and tells Mr. Ford that they need to develop a sports car to entice teens and enter the racing game. Ford agrees and Iacocca lands Carroll Shelby to design the car that Ford would race at LeMans and beat Ferrari. Shelby agrees to get the car ready and race team together in less than a year to go to the 24 hours of Lemans.