Tag Archives: 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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News: Ford GT Production Doubled

Second Chance

Ford is extending Ford GT supercar production for two more years

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Are you one of the 6,006 Ford GT applicants that didn’t get approved to buy the carbon-fiber super car in the first two years of production? Well, you can celebrate today because those won’t be the only two years of GT production. That’s because Ford just announced that it was extending the supercar’s production cycle by two more years.
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News: Ford Virtual Reality App

Surrounded & Astounded

Ford can now share its racing efforts and more in virtual reality

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Have you ever wished you could be at a race thousands of miles away. Better yet, have you ever imagined that you could experience a race from the perspective of the driver. Let’s say you could tag along with the Ford GT at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Well, that’s just the kind of experience Ford’s new Virtual Reality smartphone app will deliver.
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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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