Ford Debuts New 2019 Car, To Race With Mustang On The Cup Level

Ford today revealed its all-new Mustang NASCAR Cup race car, the first time Mustang — the world’s best-selling sports car — will compete in NASCAR’s top-level Cup racing series. “Mustang has raced since it was first sold in 1964,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford’s executive vice president, Product Development and Purchasing, who was on hand to help unveil the car. “After more than a half-century, it feels great to finally let Mustang run in the top echelon of America’s most popular stock car racing series.” Even before Mustang became a global…

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Ford Leading 84% Of 2018 Cup Laps, Have Won All 6 Stages So Far, Is New Inspection System Helping?

Heading into the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, everyone thought that maybe the Ford teams were going to struggle for the duration of the 36 race season. They did last year and with Toyota debuting a new Camry in 2017 and now Chevrolet was bringing out a new car, going from the SS to Camaro for 2018. Ford was left stagnant. If both rival manufacturers had new cars, ones that were supposed to bring improvement, how could Ford compete with an older model? After all, Ford went as…

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Ford Adds NASCAR Youthful Rising Stars To 24 Hours of Daytona Lineup

Ford Performance is in the midst of a NASCAR youth movement and when the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge kicks off in Daytona on Jan. 26, four of its NASCAR drivers will be on full display. Ford Performance Development Driver Chase Briscoe, along with Austin Cindric, Cole Custer and Ty Majeski will be mentored and joined on track by IMSA champion driver Scott Maxwell as part of a two-car Mustang GT4 team in the GS class that weekend. “We have an outstanding group of young drivers coming up and we…

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