News - (2019)

Multimatic’s Leena Gade is new President of the FIA’s GT Commission

Multimatic’s Leena Gade is new President of the FIA’s GT Commission

Multimatic’s Vehicle Dynamics Centre Manager & Race Engineer, Leena Gade, has been named as the new President of the FIA’s GT Commission. The GT Commission, which is comprised of 17 members, is responsible for GT racing around the world and the GT3 category in particular. Gade takes over the Presidency from Christian Schacht who was the Commission President for the last 10 years. The 2022 GT3 technical regulations is the commission’s current focus. Based at Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), Gade is responsible for the...

Academy Motorsport to race the Multimatic Ford Mustang GT4 in Europe

Academy Motorsport to race the Multimatic Ford Mustang GT4 in Europe

Brackley, UK (November 27th, 2019) – Academy Motorsport will race Multimatic Mustangs in the British GT and European GT4 Championships in 2020. The team’s pair of Ford Mustang GT4s will be prepared and raced by Academy Motorsport with full support from Multimatic Motorsports. The Ford Mustang GT4 made its debut in the British GT Championship in 2019, bursting onto the scene with pole position at Oulton Park in the hands of Seb Priaulx. The #15 Multimatic Mustang retained the same driver line-up of Priaulx and Scott Maxwell throughout the...

Multimatic Mustang wins at Road Atlanta!

Multimatic Mustang wins at Road Atlanta!

Atlanta, GA (October 13th, 2019) – Another busy race season for Multimatic Motorsports has come to a close at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Multimatic entered two Ford Mustang GT4s into the final race of the 2019 Michelin Pilot Challenge for three of Ford’s NASCAR drivers and British GT star Seb Priaulx.  The youngster got proceedings off to a great start by qualifying on the front row of the grid; an incredible feat considering it was his first visit to Road Atlanta. Priaulx started the two-hour race and stayed in touch with the leader...

Multimatic heads to Road Atlanta ahead of an action-packed weekend

Multimatic heads to Road Atlanta ahead of an action-packed weekend

Markham, CANADA (October 7th, 2019) – Multimatic Motorsports heads to Road Atlanta this week for the season-closing IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge events.  In addition to running two Ford Mustang GT4s for some special guests at Road Atlanta, Multimatic continues to support the Mazda DPi and Ford GT entrants so the full team of over 35 engineers and technicians will be on-site. Fresh from his headline-grabbing season in the British GT Championship, Seb Priaulx will make his US racing debut this...

Epic battle at Donington ends just 1.5 seconds shy of championship glory for Multimatic

Epic battle at Donington ends just 1.5 seconds shy of championship glory for Multimatic

Donington Park, UK (September 15th, 2019) – Multimatic Motorsports completed its debut season in the British GT Championship as runners up in the GT4 class, missing out on championship victory by an agonising 1.5 seconds. The ‘Donington Decider’ served up the usual season-ending thriller with plenty of close racing and overtaking.  Seb Priaulx in particular drove his heart out in the closing laps as he attempted to catch the leading Audi but the chequered flag fell just a couple of laps too soon. Heading into Donington 12 points...

The ‘Donington Decider’ will choose the British GT Champions this weekend

The ‘Donington Decider’ will choose the British GT Champions this weekend

Brackley, UK (September 10th, 2019) – The last time Scott Maxwell (CAN) and Seb Priaulx (GB) competed in a British GT event at Donington Park they won the race.  To stand a chance of claiming the GT4 title this weekend, they need to win again and hope that the #97 Aston Martin finishes behind second place. The duo that competes in the #15 Multimatic Ford Mustang GT4 in the British GT Championship finished the last race at Brands Hatch riding high in the championship lead but a post-race penalty pushed them down to third in the GT4...

Priaulx and Maxwell head into final British GT rounds with GT4 championship lead

Priaulx and Maxwell head into final British GT rounds with GT4 championship lead

Spa-Francorchamps, BELGIUM (July 22nd, 2019) – Sebastian Priaulx and Scott Maxwell will head into the final two rounds of the 2019 British GT Championship leading the GT4 drivers’ standings after finishing the two-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps in sixth place in the #15 Multimatic Mustang. In the #19 Mustang, Seb’s father, Andy Priaulx, had a great time on his British GT debut, sharing the car with Sir Chris Hoy. They finished 14th in the GT4 category, which was sixth in the Pro Am category. Scott Maxwell was behind the wheel of the...

Multimatic Mustangs to feature Priaulx vs. Priaulx battle this weekend

Multimatic Mustangs to feature Priaulx vs. Priaulx battle this weekend

Brackley, UK (July 15th, 2019) – Sebastian Priaulx and Scott Maxwell will continue their fight for the 2019 British GT4 drivers’ title this weekend but this time out Priaulx needs to beat his own father! As British GT heads to Spa-Francorchamps for its only non-UK round, the driver line-up in the #15 Multimatic Ford Mustang GT4 remains unchanged. Seb Priaulx and Scott Maxwell are leading the GT4 driver’s championship and they will be fighting as hard as ever to stay on top of the competition. In the #19 Multimatic Mustang, Sir Chris...

Limited-Edition, Track-Only Ford GT Mk II Unleashes The Next Level of Ford GT Supercar Performance

Limited-Edition, Track-Only Ford GT Mk II Unleashes The Next Level of Ford GT Supercar Performance

GOODWOOD, UK (Jul. 4th, 2019) – Ford and Multimatic today reveal at the Goodwood Festival of Speed the Ford GT Mk II, a limited-edition, track-only GT that represents the next stage in Ford GT performance. With a 700 horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, race-proven aerodynamics and competition-oriented handling, the GT Mk II has been co-developed by Ford Performance and Multimatic based on competitive learnings from Ford’s successful FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship campaigns with the Ford GT...

Multimatic Provides Competitive Edge to GT Race Programme

Multimatic Provides Competitive Edge to GT Race Programme

BRACKLEY, UK (June 25th, 2019) – When Ford announced in 2015 that it would make its return to endurance sports car racing with the Ford GT, 50 years on from the manufacturer’s historic 1-2-3 clean sweep at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Multimatic was tasked with building and developing the car whilst Multimatic Motorsports was chosen to run the two Ford GTs that competed in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Over the past three WEC seasons, the team has taken on its biggest challenge yet, fighting against fierce competition from...