How Did Ford Beat Ferrari? This Prototype Holley Carburetor May Have Helped

By Colin Wood
Feb 19, 2021 | Ford, GT40, Holley, Carburetors

Modern racing carburetors have features like a center-discharge accelerator pump and center-hung float bowls that ensure fuel is consistently delivered into the engine, but do you know where these features originated?

You can thank the 780-CFM four-barrel carburetor, a prototype unit from Holley that was specially constructed for the Ford GT40—the car that beat Ferrari at Le Mans.

Read more about how this unique carb helped Ford Beat Ferrari over on Classic Motorsports.

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