|2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype Sells For $200,000 At Barrett-Jackson|
|LAS VEGAS, October 3, 2013 – Last weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company's Las Vegas sale, the 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet prototype fetched $200,000. Ford Motor Company auctioned it at no reserve with proceeds benefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The organization assists those living with this unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system.
After spirited bidding that electrified the auction block, an anonymous bidder purchased the Cob...[Read more...]|
|Ford To Auction Prototype Of The 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet For National Multiple Sclerosis Society At Barrett-Jackson|
|◾Ford is selling a one-of-a-kind prototype of the NHRA competition-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
◾The sale includes an once-in-a-lifetime Mustang experience. The winning bidder will become an honorary member of Team Mustang with full backstage passes to the Ford Product Development Center, Ford Design Studios and Ford Racing
◾Ford to also offer Ride-and-Drives and hot laps at Mandalay Bay Event Center featuring t...[Read more...]|
|NEW FORD TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER TO INCREASE VEHICLE PERFORMANCE ON- AND OFF-TRACK|
|◾Ford reinforces commitment to racing and performance car development with announcement of new Ford Technical Support Center in Concord, N.C.
◾Expected to be fully operational later this summer, the facility will serve as a center for Ford Racing technical support and for racing teams to develop and test their cars; center will eventually support development of future Ford performance vehicles
◾Technical center's full-motion platform simulator will allow race teams to optimize their setups for...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR's Father And Son Team Working Towards A Memorable Father'S Day At Bristol|
|◾Mopar competes at 13th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, the tenth of 24 national events
◾Johnson has earned three consecutive No. 1 qualifier honors at Bristol Dragway, his home track, but a Pro Stock win has eluded him
◾In 2012, Johnson finished runner-up in the closest finish in NHRA history, decided by less than .0000-second
◾Johnson hoping to celebrate Father's Day with the gift of a win for his father
◾Ron Capps is defending Funny Car winner for Mopar at Bristol
◾Hagan leads Funn...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR ENHANCES SUPPORT OF NHRA SPORTSMAN RACING IN 2013|
| ||-Mopar launches 'Tom Hoover Sportsman Challenge' to support NHRA Sportsman Class racing
-Winner receives $4,260 purse and will be presented with a commemorative Mopar trophy
-Challenge and trophy named for Tom Hoover, 'Father of the 426 HEMI®', member of the famed Ramcharger race team and retired Chrysler engineer
-Mopar continues NHRA contingency program with enhancements for 2013 season
-Mopar to host Sportsman barbecues at Gatornationals, Mopar Mile High Nationals and U.S. Nationals in 20...[Read more...]|
|Steve McQueen Chevrolet Styleline Leads Exciting List of Celebrity Rides At Auctions America's Ford Lauderdale Sale|
|• Auctions America kicks off its 2013 calendar, March 22 – 24, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
• Regarded as South Florida's premier collector car auction, multi-day sale expected to feature more than 550 quality collector cars
• Star attraction: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline DeLuxe Convertible formerly owned by Steve McQueen to be offered at no reserve
• Additional highlights include a diverse assortment of 1950s convertibles from 'The Gauthier Collection', 1967 Dodge Coronet WO23 Hemi Super Sto...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|