The Ford GT flexes its fuel economy to take the win at Laguna Seca
By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company
The Ford GT was born for the racetrack, but it experienced some teething pains once it entered competition. However, when you consider it’s been less than a year since it first roared around the road course, the Ford GT has made great strides. Yesterday it took its biggest step yet—notching its first win in the IMSA GT Le Mans class at the Monterey Grand Prix.
The race weekend got off to a strong start as the 67 Ford GT driven by Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook qualified in the second position, while drivers Dirk Müller and Joey Hand qualified the 66 Ford GT in the third position.
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