News - (2018)

Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Top the Podium for Third Time This Year in CTSCC

Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy Top the Podium for Third Time This Year in CTSCC

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (July 7, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – Kyle Marcelli and Nate Stacy earned their third Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race of the year – and it wasn’t without drama. After Stacy qualified the No. 60 Scudo Wallets Ford Mustang GT4 fifth and turned in a solid opening stint, Marcelli jumped in and embarked on the fuel run of the season for the KohR Motorsports/Roush Performance team. Marcelli took the checkered flag on fumes before running out of fuel on the cool-down lap. “It’s a pleasure racing...

McCumbee & Gallagher Score First Win of the Year in Ford Mustang GT4

McCumbee & Gallagher Score First Win of the Year in Ford Mustang GT4

WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 1, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – After almost winning at Mid-Ohio, Chad McCumbee and Pat Gallagher made it to the top of the podium for the first time together in a Ford Mustang GT4 at the Continental Tire 240 at Watkins Glen International. The two combined to earn the Mustang GT4’s third win in a row after starting on the front row at p2, next to the pole-winning No. 80 Mustang GT4 and driver Brett Sandberg. “This is the most competitive sportscar series I’ve ever been a part of,” McCumbee said....

Third Straight Podium at Le Mans 24 Hours

Third Straight Podium at Le Mans 24 Hours

LE MANS, France (June 17th, 2018) ― Courtesy Ford Performance ― Joey Hand (US), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and Dirk Müller (GER), drivers of the #68 Ford GT who captured a victory here in 2016, returned to the podium with a strong, third-place finish in 86th running of the world’s toughest endurance sports car race. The trio was in the mix of the battle for the top spot early in the race with the winning No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR when an ill-timed safety car caught #68 and the other leaders in the pits, causing the rest of the GTE Pro field...

KohR Motorsports Makes it Two in a Row for Ford Mustang GT4 in IMSA CTSCC

KohR Motorsports Makes it Two in a Row for Ford Mustang GT4 in IMSA CTSCC

MANSFIELD, Ohio (May 5, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – It was a headliner of a day for Ford Mustang GT4 teams at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday. Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy and KohR Motosports/Roush Performance earned their second IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race win in a row, after another Ford Mustang GT4 team started on pole. After qualifying first early in the day, it looked like Ohio native Pat Gallagher and qualifying driver Chad McCumbee would cruise away with the checkered flag, too. With just minutes...

Ford Takes First Victory of WEC Super Season

Ford Takes First Victory of WEC Super Season

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (May 5th, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The #66 Ford GT, raced by Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Billy Johnson won a dramatic ‘6 Hours of Spa’ today, taking maximum championship points from the first race of the 2018-19 WEC Super Season. In contrasting fortune, the #67 GT of Harry Tincknell (GB), Andy Priaulx (GB) and Tony Kanaan (BRA) ended the race in the tyre barriers after just one hour. “This was a race of extremes for us,” said Team Principal, George Howard-Chappell. “The most important...

Ford’s Front Row Lockout for WEC Season Opener

Ford’s Front Row Lockout for WEC Season Opener

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (May 4th, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The two Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs have qualified on pole position and in second place, locking out the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s ‘Total 6 Hours of Spa’, the first round of the new WEC Super Season. “That’s a fantastic way to start the season,” said Team Principal, George Howard-Chappell. “We couldn’t ask for a better result than that. The team are all working together very well and both driving crews did a great job. There was...

Ford Mustang GT4 Takes Home Win for KohR Motorsports

Ford Mustang GT4 Takes Home Win for KohR Motorsports

SEBRING, FL (March 16, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – KohR Motorsports used a one-stop race strategy with its Mustang GT4 race car to drive away with the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport race title at Sebring International Raceway on Friday. KohR picked up its fourth team win and first for drivers Nate Stacy and Kyle Marcelli, who piloted the No. 60 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 to the top spot. “If you look at it as a whole, we started strong at Daytona, qualifying third and running in...

Debut Podium for Ford Performance Young NASCAR Stars

Debut Podium for Ford Performance Young NASCAR Stars

DEARBORN, Michigan (Jan 26, 2018) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – Ford Performance’s young NASCAR drivers proved quick studies in their first IMSA endurance sports car race. Cole Custer and Ty Majeski even made the first podium at their first event, finishing third under the tutelage of veteran champion driver Scott Maxwell. Custer, Majeski and Maxwell drove the No. 15 Multimatic Ford Mustang GT4 they share to a p3 finish in the Grand Sport category of the four-hour Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Daytona International...