|FOUR-CAR LE MANS ENTRY ACCEPTED FOR FORD 50 YEARS ON FROM HISTORIC VICTORY|
|◾All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs will compete at Le Mans in June, 50 years on from 1-2-3 finish in 1966
◾The Ford GTs will run numbers 66, 67, 68 and 69
PARIS, FRANCE, Feb. 5, 2016 - The organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest), today confirmed that all four Ford GTs have received a place on the prestigious entry list for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours.
Fifty years on from Ford's famous 1-2-3 outright victory at Le Mans, all four Ford Chip Gana...[Read more...]|
|JOEY LOGANO PILOTS FUSION TO DAYTONA 500 WIN|
|FORD SWEEPS DAYTONA SPEEDWEEKS WITH DAYTONA 500 VICTORY
• Today's win in the Daytona 500 was the 14th overall for Ford in 'The Great American Race.'
• Today's Daytona 500 win is the first for Joey Logano.
• This marks the first time Ford has swept all of NASCAR's top three touring divisions in the same weekend since last August at Bristol Motor Speedway.
• Ford remains undefeated at Daytona International Speedway in 2015, running its streak to four with today's win. In ad...[Read more...]|
|RK MOTORS ADDS 'LEGENDS OF MOTORSPORTS' COLLECTION OF HISTORIC RACING MACHINES TO UPCOMING AUCTION|
|Charlotte, N.C. – October 14, 2013— Only weeks after revealing plans to auction the 1977 McLaren M26 that James Hunt drove to his final F1 victory, RK Motors Collector Car Auctions (RKMCCA) today announced that four additional iconic racing machines will cross the block during its auction at the Charlotte Convention Center, October 31 to November 3.
Furthering the auction's historic motorsports theme, RKMCCA will offer bidders an opportunity to own: Mario Andretti's 1974 Viceroy Gurn...[Read more...]|
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|
|NASCAR STAR TREVOR BAYNE USES NEW FUSION ECOBOOST TECHNOLOGY TO TOP TEAMMATES BY NEARLY POSTING 50 MPG|
| ||•New 2013 Fusion with 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine and Auto Start-Stop fuel-saving technology is designed to achieve 37 mpg on the highway
•NASCAR star Trevor Bayne reaches nearly 50 mpg - the type of efficiency generally reserved for hybrids and small cars - to win Ford's Fusion EcoBoost NASCAR Miles Per Gallon Challenge
•Bayne outdueled NASCAR superstars and teammates Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth by achieving 46.9 mpg at Ford's Dearborn, Mich. test track, thanks in part to clev...[Read more...]|