Tag Archives: Road Atlanta

News: Shelby GT350R-C Wins Championship

Road to Victory

The Multimatic Shelby takes the win and the championship at Road Atlanta

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

The nine-race IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Grand Sport season came to a close last Friday at Road Atlanta and the Ford Performance/Multimatic Motorsports Shelby GT350R-C ended on a high note. Over the course of the nine-race season, drivers Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson earned six wins—including the final race—to take the championship.
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Event: Formula Drift Atlanta 2016

Perfect Game

Vaughn Gittin Jr. notched his first Formula Drift win of the season in Georgia

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Performance, Mustang RTR and Nitto Tire

It’s only fitting that Vaughn Gittin Jr. chalked up his first Formula Drift win of the season at the track where the series began back in 2003—Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. In fact, he definitely took a liking to the Southern (tire) cooking as he qualified in the top spot and picked off competitors through the 32-car field to eventually take the win over 2011 champion Dai Yoshihara in the finals.
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News: Ford Performance at Road Atlanta

Race Pass

Hang with Ford Performance VIPs in the Ford Car Corral at Road Atlanta

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

The IMSA racing season comes to a conclusion next week at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. If you have been following along, you know that Scott Pruett is have great success piloting Ford Performance’s EcoBoost-powered Daytona Prototype and the Multimatic Motorsports-backed Shelby GT350R-Cs have had success at several races this season.
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