Media Coverage - (2015)

Ford GT: Aero and Design

Ford GT: Aero and Design

December 8th, 2015 – The Ford GT’s exterior design and aerodynamic features were the focus of a recent video by Ford Performance on YouTube. Ford Exterior Design Manager Garen Nicoghosian and Aerodynamicist Bernie Marcus discuss the crucial role of aerodynamics in the success and performance of the Ford GT and its attendant racing program. Visit the Video page at multimaticmotorsports.com for more clips on the Ford GT racing...

Ford GT: Ganassi IMSA Drivers Announced

Ford GT: Ganassi IMSA Drivers Announced

November 23rd, 2015 – Ford Ganassi Racing announced its Ford GT driver line-up for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship during Sunday’s NASCAR season finale at Homestead, Florida. Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Joey Hand and Dirk Muller will co-drive a pair of GTs in North American IMSA competition. Multimatic Motorsports’ FIA World Endurance Championship driver lineup is yet to be announced. Watch video coverage of the announcement via Ford...

Ford LMGTE at SEMA: Block and Gittin’s First Look

Ford LMGTE at SEMA: Block and Gittin’s First Look

November 5th, 2015 – At the 2015 SEMA trade show, Ford Performance chief Dave Pericak gave drift stars Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin Jr. a close-up look at an early prototype version of the LMGTE race-spec Ford GT. Pericak fielded questions from the pair. Naturally, their interests included potential provision of a handbrake… View the video via Ford Performance’s YouTube channel here.

Ford, IMSA on Ganassi’s Daytona LMGTE Test

Ford, IMSA on Ganassi’s Daytona LMGTE Test

October 8th, 2015 – Chip Ganassi Racing has taken delivery of their first 2016 Ford GT in LMGTE specification, assembled at Multimatic Technical Centre in Markham, Ontario. IMSA provides a brief rundown of the car’s first test imsa.com. Ford Performance has also posted video footage of the Daytona test at...

Fighting to the Finish

Fighting to the Finish

October 6th, 2015 – Courtesy of Miller Racing – The Multimatic Motorsports / Miller Racing team wrapped up its 2015 campaign in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) season finale at Georgia’s Road Atlanta on October 2. The team overcame horrendous weather, an early-race penalty and bad visibility to score fourth- and sixth-place finishes. The weekend was plagued with heavy rains associated with Hurricane Joaquin, but the team’s pair of Ford Shelby GT350R-Cs were very competitive in the opening practice sessions, with...

Career Opportunities at Multimatic

Career Opportunities at Multimatic

October 2nd, 2015 – Multimatic is seeking to recruit talented, hands-on individuals to work on exciting projects at facilities in North America and Europe. In Canada for example, the company is looking for automotive assembly technicians; composite technicians with expertise in laminating, paint and assembly; and talented engineers and program managers. In the United Kingdom, Multimatic is seeking to hire qualified motorsports technicians as well as composites experts, technicians and various categories of engineers. If you have what...

Ford GT LMGTE: Development

Ford GT LMGTE: Development

October 2nd, 2015 – Ford Performance provides a further look into the 2016 GT race car’s development, with peeks at ‘shaker’ rig and dyno testing, and a Sebring test session with Ganassi personnel on board. Watch the video below or via Ford...

Seeking to Finish the Season in Style

Seeking to Finish the Season in Style

September 29th, 2015 – Courtesy of Miller Racing – The Multimatic Motorsports / Miller Racing team is heading to Georgia’s Road Atlanta this week for the 10th and final round of the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC). It has been a challenging year for the team, which included developing and introducing a brand-new race car, the Ford Shelby GT350R-C, in the fourth race of the year while maximizing the performance of its outgoing race car, the Ford Mustang Boss 302R, in the first three races. Drivers Scott Maxwell and...

Nice Bounce-Back in Texas

Nice Bounce-Back in Texas

September 23rd, 2015 – Courtesy of Miller Racing – The Multimatic Motorsports / Miller Racing team bounced back nicely in the ninth and penultimate round of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) on September 18 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) outside Austin, Texas. The No. 15 Ford Shelby GT350R-C of Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson finished second to score their third podium of the year, and sister No. 158 of Jade Buford and Austin Cindric finished ninth. The weekend started off strongly on Thursday with Maxwell taking...

Ford GT Race Program: Logistics

Ford GT Race Program: Logistics

September 21st, 2015 – Ford Performance offers a preview of the GT supercar’s 2016 endurance racing program and its global scope, as well as a video with comments from Chip Ganassi and footage from a recent test. Watch the video below or via Ford...