Tag Archives: Road Racing

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: Shelby GT350R-C Wins Lime Rock

Win Again

Another Shelby GT350R-C win makes it two in a row for Multimatic

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Fresh off a win at its home track in Canada, the Multimatic Motorsports Shelby GT350R-C team chalked up its second win in a row for Ford Performance at Lime Rock Park last weekend. Drivers Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell qualified in the second spot and got great support in the pits to take another victory.
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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: 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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