Vote for the best overtake of the Ford WEC season

Vote for the best overtake of the Ford WEC season

18/11/2016 at 18:09Updated 21/11/2016 at 12:59

It was the season in which Ford returned to Le Mans after a 50-year gap.

Not only was it historic, it was also thrilling.

The comeback at Silverstone was followed by the team’s first podium at Spa and then the famous victory in the 24-hour race.

But along the way there has been some superb driving, with some brilliant overtaking manoeuvres.

And now you can decide which was the best. Watch the videos below and vote in the poll at the end. Enjoy the action!

Overtake No 1 - Hand takes lead for final time at Le Mans

Over the years, Ford and Ferrari have been fighting at 24 Hours of Le Mans. After 50 years away from the competition, Ford came back to win the most prestigious race of the season. After a titanic battle with the No. 82 Ferrari, the No. 68 Ford GT took the lead for the final time in the 20th hour of the race. Joey Hand was behind the wheel on the third occasion that the Ford passed the Ferrari, rekindling a 50-year-old rivalry between the two car manufacturers.

Overtake No 2 - Tincknell takes a hit, but recovers

At Fuji, even though Ford started in pole and second position, the team faced a scary moment when Harry Tincknell (#67) took a hit from the GTE AM Porsche. However, he managed to go back and finish the race in first position.

Overtake No 3 - Ford come up trumps at corner

Even though the Ford car #66 started in second position at Fuji, it was a very tight race and the car often was on the verge of missing the podium. In the last 2 hours of the race, then in third position, #66 battled with the Aston Martin, taking the lead at the corner.

Now vote!

Which piece of driving, from the clips above, is your favourite?