News - (2019)

Ford GT on Sebring Podium

Ford GT on Sebring Podium

SEBRING, Fla. (Mar. 16, 2019) – Courtesy Ford Performance – The #67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT took a third place podium finish at the 1000 Miles of Sebring last night, the sixth round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship. The #66 Ford GT experienced a technical issue in the early stages of the race which put paid to its attack on the top positions, finishing in 11th place. Harry Tincknell (GB) was behind the wheel of the #67 Ford GT for the start of the eight-hour race and battled with the leading Porsche throughout...

Multimatic’s Super Sebring

Multimatic’s Super Sebring

Multimatic is heading into an epic weekend of racing at Sebring in Florida. ‘Super Sebring’ will see the organisation competing in the Twelve Hours of Sebring with the Mazda DPi, the 1000 Miles of Sebring with the Ford GT and the Michelin Pilot Challenge with the Ford Mustang GT4, in addition to supporting many more customer cars across all three championships. Multimatic Chief Technical Officer, Larry Holt, said: “We have 65 people working at Sebring this weekend, which is an amazing figure when you consider that it wasn’t so long...

Ford’s WEC Super Season Resumes at Sebring

Ford’s WEC Super Season Resumes at Sebring

GREATWORTH, U.K. (Mar. 8, 2019) – Courtesy of Ford Performance – The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is going all out to claim the top results for the Ford GTs with just three races remaining in the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season. New for 2019, the 1000 Miles of Sebring will see the WEC protagonists fighting for glory on the eve of the famous Sebring 12 Hour race in which the U.S. arm of the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team will compete. “Sebring is another big weekend for Ford,” said Mark Rushbrook, global...

Mustangs for the Media

Mustangs for the Media

DONINGTON PARK, UK (March 7th, 2019) ― The GT4 Mustangs were on track at Donington Park in the UK earlier this week for the British GT Media Day, the traditional day of running to show the media the cars they will be talking about in 2019. Multimatic Motorsports Europe ran Seb Priaulx (son of Ford WEC racer Andy Priaulx) and Scott Maxwell in one car, while another was run by customer team Race Performance. Priaulx was delighted to get back behind the wheel of the Mustang: “We’ve got a great year ahead of us. The car is very competitive...

Multimatic Mustang GT4s to Run “Throwback” Liveries in Daytona

Multimatic Mustang GT4s to Run “Throwback” Liveries in Daytona

DEARBORN, Mi. (January 18th, 2019) ― Courtesy Ford Performance ― Multimatic Motorsports’ two Mustang GT4 entries in the MICHELIN Pilot Challenge series event  will run Motorcraft “throwback’ paint schemes to honor the Roush Racing IMSA Mustang GTO entries of the mid-1980s, kicking off of IMSA’s 50th anniversary season at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 25. NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers Chase Briscoe, Austin Cindric, Ty Majeski and Cole Custer return to Daytona to drive the entries as part of Ford’s Driver Development...

Sébastien Metz joins Multimatic as Motorsports Business Director

Sébastien Metz joins Multimatic as Motorsports Business Director

THETFORD, UK (January 1st, 2019) ― Multimatic Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Sébastien Metz to the newly-created role of Motorsports Business Director. As Multimatic continues to grow globally, the need arose for someone to take control of the company’s customer motorsport projects, which include the current Mazda DPi programme, Mustang GT4 and other yet-to-be-announced activities. Sébastien joins Multimatic from Onroak Automotive – Ligier, where as Managing Director of its Le Mans site, he was responsible for the...