Ford had quite a bit of a beef with Ferrari. Ford was set to acquire Ferrari, with old man Enzo having all but signed the papers on the deal. However, at the last minute, Enzo backed out of the deal and Ford was unhappy. So, instead of joining together with Ferrari to have a dominant Le Mans career, Ford decided it would take Ferrari down. Thus came the Ford GT40, which, after a few tries, beat Ferrari at Le Mans and launched itself into history. Then there’s the engine, which is admittedly a bit controversial.