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WEC 2017 Wrap-Up

WEC 2017 Wrap-Up

Manama, Bahrain (Nov. 18, 2017) — Courtesy Ford Performance — The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team finished the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship in second place in the teams’ standings with the #67 Ford GT and third place in the drivers’ championship with Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell. Despite entering the season finale with a fighting chance of winning the driver’s title, it slipped out of reach during today’s six-hour race in Bahrain, although the British duo in the #67 Ford GT grabbed a podium place when Priaulx passed...

Victory in China

Victory in China

Shanghai, China (Nov. 5th, 2017) – Courtesy Ford Performance – Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell’s victory at the 6 Hours of Shanghai has thrown the fight for the 2017 GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship wide open ahead of the final round in Bahrain in two weeks’ time. This is the British duo’s second consecutive win in Shanghai and could prove to be the turning point for their 2017 championship campaign. “That was a big win for the team today, not just for this race but for the Championship,” said Dave Pericak,...

Going Green — Fast

Going Green — Fast

Ford EcoBoost, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Win DEKRA Green Racing Award for Clean, Fast, Efficient Racing DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 26, 2017 – Ford EcoBoost and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing have earned DEKRA Green Racing awards (manufacturer and team) for performance this year in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The DEKRA Green Racing award is given to the cleanest, fastest and most efficient cars in the GTLM class. Data is collected for each car throughout every race, with each lap scored using timing and scoring (“fast,” or average...

Fog-Out in Fuji

Fog-Out in Fuji

FUJI, Japan (Oct. 13th, 2017) – Courtesy Ford Performance – Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla finished the interrupted ‘6 Hours of Fuji’ in fourth place on Sunday after battling through the rain and fog that settled over Fuji Speedway in Japan. Championship protagonists, Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell saw their lead slip away, dropping to fifth place in the standings after finishing the race in eighth position. “It has been a very challenging day and we’re disappointed with the outcome,” said...

Mustang GT4’s European Debut

Mustang GT4’s European Debut

DEARBORN, Mich. (Oct. 10th, 2017) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – Ford Performance will bring the Ford Mustang GT4 to Europe for the first time in a special exhibition debut at the FFSA Championnat De France GT GT4 European Series Southern Cup race at Circuit Paul Ricard 14-15 October. The trip is intended to showcase the speed and versatility of the Ford Mustang GT4, the newest Mustang designed especially for road racing circuits around the world. “The best way to show customers what a car can do is to bring it to the racetrack,”...