Tag Archives: 2017 Ford GT

News: Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

Ford Domination

The Blue Oval Crew starts the season on top.

By Evan Smith

Editor’s Note: This article is being reposted due to the original being lost in a data transfer.

Ford Performance kicked off the 2017 race season with great success at the World Center of Speed, Daytona International Speedway this past weekend.  The new Mustang and Ford GT supercar qualified on pole (Mustang in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and Ford GT in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.

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Video: Ford GT Aero Testing

Wind Speed

Ford puts the Ford GT’s bodacious body to the wind-tunnel test

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

There is no doubt that the Ford GT is a beautiful automobile. And, based on its on-track success, it seems that function definitely follows form on this EcoBoost-powered supercar. However, to ensure it’s not just a pretty face, Ford engineers test every aspect of the car—including its aerodynamics.
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News: Ford GT & Shelby GT350R-C Win

Twice as Nice

The Ford GT and Shelby GT350R-C win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Last weekend in Canada was a great one for the Ford Performance’s IMSA road racing efforts. Both the Multimatic Motorsports Shelby GT350-RC and the Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT came away with victories in their respective classes. For the GT, it was the supercar’s second win in two weeks and third victory in a row.
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News: 2017 Ford GT Design

Speed and Style

The Ford GT features styling and colors that accentuate its performance

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We know that Ford Performance engineers pulled out all the stops in maximizing the performance of its latest Ford supercar. From its carbon fiber body panels to its EcoBoost engine to its six-piston Brembo brakes the Ford GT is built for speed. To accentuate that speed Ford designers put a lot of thought into the car’s style.
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News: Ford GT Wins Watkins Glen

Watkins Win

Back to IMSA competition, the EcoBoost-powered Ford GT takes first again

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

As if in celebration of the extension of the Ford GT racing program for at least three more seasons, Ford Performance racers finished one-two at Watkins Glen over the weekend, earning the supercar its second double-podium in a row.
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