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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: 2015 Shelby GT350R-C Debut Race

Saturated Start

The Shelby GT350R-C qualifies on the pole and finishes fourth in the rain

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and IMSA

It was a busy weekend for the Ford Performance Shelby GT350R. While the former Stig, Ben Collins, was ripping a prototype up the Goodwood hill across the pond, the competition version made its racing debut in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Backed by Multimatic Motorsports, two Shelby GT350R-Cs saw their first racing action at Watkins Glen International raceway.
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