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Event: IMSA 12-Hours of Sebring

Common KOHR

Pit pass from a winning team.

By SID297

Photos by K. Diossi

 

“There’s nothing stock about a Stock Car.”, so says fictional racing legend Harry Hogg from 1990’s Days of Thunder.  And while I am a proponent of the “stock sucks” philosophy, when it comes to auto racing my heart lies with actual stock cars (something NASCAR Cup racing gave up decades ago).  There’s just something about watching a factory-bodied Mustang out there beating up on the competition that hits me right in the feels.  And when it comes to Mustang racing it’s tough to beat the excitement of the IMSA Continental Tires SportsCar Challenge series.

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News: Shelby GT350R-C Wins COTA 150

Pulling Ahead

Multimatic wins its fifth race and closes in on an IMSA championship

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

IMSA racing rolled into the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, for the second to last race of the season. In the blazing heat of the Lone Star State, the Multimatic Motorsports/Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C—piloted by Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson—clocked its fifth victory of the season.
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News: Forza Racing Championship

Real Winner

Race Forza Motorsport 6 online and you might win a 2017 Focus RS

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Microsoft

Your parents probably told you that playing too many video games is a waste of time. Well, if you put that time into racing Forza Motorsport games, you might just be able to prove them wrong when you pull into the driveway in your 2017 Focus RS. That’s because you could win one in the Forza Racing Championship!
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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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News: Ford GT Race Program Extended

Keep On Runnin’

On the heels of its Le Mans success, the Ford GT will keep racing into 2019

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Against all odds, Ford was able to go from announcing a new Ford GT to winning Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of the 1-2-3 GT-40 win in 1966 in just over a year. After that kind of success out of the gate, it would be shame not to see the car keep racing. Fortunately the powers that be at the Blue Oval agree.
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