News - (2019)

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...

Multimatic Mustangs Bring Home the Silverware from Donington Park

Multimatic Mustangs Bring Home the Silverware from Donington Park

DONINGTON PARK, UK (June 23rd, 2019) – The Multimatic Mustangs went trophy hunting at Donington Park and came home with not one but two victory cups. Scott Maxwell and Sebastian Priaulx took the overall GT4 win in the #15 Ford Mustang, while Sir Chris Hoy and Billy Johnson took the GT4 PRO AM victory in the #19 Mustang. The result of the two-hour race at Donington puts the Maxwell/Priaulx pairing back into the lead of the GT4 Drivers’ Championship with just three races remaining. The weekend started well for Maxwell and Priaulx when...

Ford to Deliver Exciting Ford GT Supercar News at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ford to Deliver Exciting Ford GT Supercar News at Goodwood Festival of Speed

COLOGNE, Germany (June 21st, 2019) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – Ford will make a special Ford GT supercar announcement during a dedicated press conference from 4:45 a.m. EDT, July 4, at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Hermann Salenbauch, global director, Ford Performance, and Larry Holt, chief technical officer, Multimatic, will deliver news on the Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar at the press conference, which takes place at Ford stand in the Drift Paddock of the world-famous motorsport event in West Sussex, U.K. Ford...

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Fights To Fourth Through Seventh Place Finishes

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Fights To Fourth Through Seventh Place Finishes

LE MANS, France (June 17th, 2019) – Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Press Release – In its final planned bid at a 24 Hours of Le Mans victory as a factory program, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing unfortunately came up short in the 87th running of the historic race. However, in true “One Ford” style, not only did the four-car squad finish together in the GTE Pro standings in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh, but Ford’s first GT customer program, Keating Motorsports, captured a maiden victory in GTE Am. “It’s definitely bittersweet...

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to lead Ford effort in 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to lead Ford effort in 24 Hours of Le Mans

LE MANS, France (June 14th) – Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Press Release – The four-car factory effort from Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will start second, sixth, ninth and 10th in GTE Pro for the 87th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 2019 edition of the race features the final works entries of the current Ford GT program that began in 2016, a combined effort by Ford’s UK and USA-based teams. Leading the quartet of Fords was the No. 67 Team UK GT at the hands of Harry Tincknell (UK), setting a lap time of 3:48.112, just .112 off...