|FORD FIREPOWER ON THE INFAMOUS HILL|
|The 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed is honouring several motor sport milestones, and few will resonate more on both sides of the Atlantic than our celebration of Ford's first 24 Hours of Le Mans victory in 1966. That decade saw the Blue Oval attempt to acquire Ferrari, only to be rebuffed following marathon negotiations. Incensed, Henry Ford II promised to vanquish Ferrari in the greatest sports car race of them all, and Detroit's finest came good 50 years ago with the GT40 MkII.
Today, a fab...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson helps raise over $2.2 million for charity during the 6th Annual Las Vegas Auction|
|Las Vegas, NV. – October 3, 2013 – Barrett-Jackson The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ announced today that it helped raise over $2.2 million for local and national charities during the 6th annual Las Vegas auction at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Sept. 26-28, 2013, bringing the total amount the company has raised to date to over $57 million. lv13-saturday-siegfriedandroy-3112Funds at the automotive lifestyle event were gathered through the sale of five collector vehicles, crow...[Read more...]|
|EDWARDS PACES FORD QUALIFYING EFFORT AT INDIANAPOLIS WITH 3RD PLACE SHOWING|
| ||CARL EDWARDS, NO. 99 FASTENAL FORD FUSION (QUALIFIED 2nd) – 'We have a fast race car and I am pretty proud of that lap. If I did it again I don't know that I could go any faster. That was a pretty good lap. Hopefully that holds up for a top two or three. If we can start up front I think we have the pit crew and crew chief on the box and a car that can win this race. I want to win this thing badly.
MARCOS AMBROSE, NO. 9 DEWALT FORD FUSION (QUALIFIED 10th) – 'We improved a lot and I am pretty ...[Read more...]|
|Carl Edwards Drives Historic 1901 Sweepstakes Race Car In Advance Of Henry Ford'S 150Th Birthday Celebration|
|◾ Ford Racing NASCAR superstar Carl Edwards was given the honor of driving the legendary Sweepstakes race car built and raced to victory by Henry Ford in his one and only race in 1901.
◾ Edwards drove the car around the grounds of Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford, under the guidance of Sweepstakes Engineer Glenn Miller and the watchful eye of Henry Ford's great-grandson, Edsel B. Ford II.
Link to video: http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ru_hC9oGVbo?list=UU87j_-SIjbzUqlY8tuKlZyQ
|Barrett-Jackson Flavors Its January Scottsdale Auction With NASCAR Treats|
|• RACING HERITAGE, HIGH PERFORMANCE ARE RECIPES FOR CAR-COLLECTING FEAST|
• SPEED™ SET FOR 39 HOURS of LIVE COVERAGE STARTING JAN. 15
The great Henry Ford once said, 'Auto racing began five minutes after the second car was built.'
And for more than 60 years, there are few entities that better represent auto racing in America than NASCAR. From the hallowed grounds of Daytona International Speedway, to Sonoma, California's intricate and picturesque road course, the sp...[Read more...]