|ICONIC GOODYEAR BLIMP RETIRES AFTER DAYTONA 500|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, February 24, 2014 – After 14 years of filling the skies, the 'Spirit of Goodyear' airship retired after the Daytona 500. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's longest continuous operated airship was overhead to provide aerial coverage for its final events this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Goodyear's 'Spirit of Innovation' joined the 'Spirit of Goodyear' in a rare appearance by two Goodyear airships at the same event. The 'Spirit of Goodyear' will b...[Read more...]|
|AUTOTRADER.COM JOINS TEAM PENSKE AS SPONSOR OF NO. 22 FORD TEAM|
|MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 -- AutoTrader.com® will join Team Penske in 2014 with sponsorship of the No. 22 Ford Fusion and driver Joey Logano in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the two companies jointly announced today. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, AutoTrader.com will become a season-long associate sponsor on the No. 22 team and will also serve as the car's primary sponsor for the July 13 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) with a special AutoTrader.com livery...[Read more...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|
|FORD RACING WINS 200TH NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE|
| ||Today's win by Trevor Bayne at Iowa Speedway is the 200th for Ford Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the 999th all-time victory for Ford Motor Company in the NASCAR's top three series combined. Mark Martin is Ford's all-time NASCAR Nationwide wins leader with 47, including the very first series victory for the manufacturer on May 30, 1987 at Dover International Speedway.
Below are some additional notes on Ford Racing's NASCAR Nationwide Series history by the numbers:
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|FORD/AAA STUDENT AUTO SKILLS COMPETITION HELPS DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., June 5, 2013 – One hundred of the nation's best young automotive minds will converge on the Motor City to compete for the title of top high school technicians in the country at the 64th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition National Finals, June 9-11. With jobs in the auto industry on the rise – up more than 30 percent since last April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills challenge serves as a springboard for aspiring au...[Read more...]|