Behind the Scenes of Sandicliffe’s Private Screening of Le Mans '66
Exclusive details and pictures from our Nottingham Private Screening event. Plus, honest reviews of Le Mans '66 from our guests.
Nov 21, 2019
On Friday 15th November, 80 lucky people came together to experience Sandicliffe's Private Screening of Le Mans ’66 held at Showcase de Lux, Nottingham. The evening paid homage to the victorious reign of Ford against Ferrari in the extremely controversial 1966 race of Le Mans, France – a pivotal moment of history in the motorsport industry and Ford engineering.
Sandicliffe Ford GT gets Le Mans treatment with exclusive wrap
The events of the gruelling motorsport event in 1966 saw the newly-built Ford GT40 fill up all spaces on the podium with first, second and third place. In a bid to make our VIP guests feel as if they were amongst the 1966 Le Mans crowd, we wrapped our Ford GT to mirror the style of the GT40 at the time! Take a look at the masterpiece make its debut on the big day here:
In all its glory: Sandicliffe Ford GT makes the perfect photo op for guests at Private Screening event.
Guests were comprised of competition winners, key stakeholders and employees who were all greeted by members of our Ford division before kindly being directed to a backdrop of our prestigious Abbeyfield Road FordStore, Nottingham where they could take photographs as a memorable souvenir. A fantastic Audio Visual Installation too!
Dressed to impress: Guests photographed with Sandicliffe's Nottingham FordStore backdrop.
It wasn't long until crowds received their free drink and popcorn and raced their way to Screen 6 for an exclusive 8 pm showing of Christian Bale and Matt Damon's latest blockbuster.
Amongst the crowd was Sandicliffe's very own Managing Director, Mr. Paul Woodhouse, as well as our 10 lucky ticket winners. Here's what some of them had to say about the film:
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