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Ford GT Wins First Race of WEC Season

Ford GT Wins First Race of WEC Season

SILVERSTONE, UK (April 17, 2017) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team has dealt the first blow in the battle for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship by taking victory at Silverstone. Briton Harry Tincknell was first past the chequered flag in the No. 67 Ford GT at the season opener, sealing the first win of the year.  The sister No. 66 Ford GT was in contention for the win until a safety car period in the second half of the race switched the order. They fought back hard but the trio of Mücke, Pla and...

Maxwell, Buford Earn Ford’s 50th CTSC Win

Maxwell, Buford Earn Ford’s 50th CTSC Win

SEBRING, Fla (March 19th, 2017) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The Ford Mustang GT4 has earned its first checkered flag, just one race after its debut, as Scott Maxwell carried the No. 60 NanoProMT/Ford Performance Ford Mustang GT4 to the win with a commanding drive for KohR Motorsports at Sebring International Raceway. Maxwell drove the second half of the race after his teammate Jade Buford started on pole.  It marked Ford’s 50th win in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series and first for KohR Motorsports with Ford. “The...

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to Field Three Cars for Sebring

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to Field Three Cars for Sebring

SEBRING, Florida (March 1st, 2017) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will send three Ford GTs to the 12 Hours of Sebring March 18, 2017 as the team attempts to sweep three of the most legendary endurance sports car races in the world within nine months. It’s also a chance to continue the valuable face-to-face, cross-development the drivers and crew enjoyed at the Rolex 24 At Daytona that ultimately benefits Ford’s effort at the Le Mans 24 Hours. “We wish we could send all four cars like we did at the Rolex...

Full Squad of Ford GTs for 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

Full Squad of Ford GTs for 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

LE MANS, France (Feb. 2, 2017) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) today announced that the full squad of four Ford GTs will compete at the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours, one year on from the marque’s triumphant return to the endurance race that everyone wants to win. The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team’s 2016 victory came 50 years after an historic 1-2-3 finish for Ford at the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours. Ford also won the race in 1967 when Dan Gurney (US) and A. J. Foyt (US) piloted the Ford GT40 to victory,...

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Wins GTLM at Daytona 24

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Wins GTLM at Daytona 24

DAYTONA, Fla. (January 30, 2017)  – Courtesy of Ford Performance – It didn’t seem the 55th-annual Rolex 24 could get any more exciting for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. All four Ford GTs were united, competing together on one track for the first time since the Le Mans 24 last year. The team qualified p1-2-3 in GTLM. Then came the final 30 minutes of the race. After starting on pole, the No. 66 Ford GT led much of the early hours. Then came the overnight stints and some of the most challenging conditions, between wet and the cold...