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Flying the Ford flag
Jul20

Flying the Ford flag

EXCEEDING EXTRAORDINARY EXPECTATIONS One of the keys to success in racing and in life is managing or exceeding expectations. Heading into the 2016 racing season, Mark Rushbrook, global technical director motorsports, Ford Performance, was asked to deliver on an extraordinarily difficult goal. The mission for the Ford GT motorsport’s program was to celebrate the 50th milestone of Ford’s historic win at Le Mans by winning the GTE Pro...

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Bennett on the right side of the fence
Jul18

Bennett on the right side of the fence

One of the most successful racers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championshio began his racing career here at Lime Rock Park peering through the paddock fence hoping to someday find his way inside its confines. Jon Bennett went to high school in Newtown, Connecticut, about 90 miles away. “I spent many a day peaking through the fence at Lime Rock when I was 13-14 years old trying to figure out how one day I could be in there,”...

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Ford brings the trophy home
Jul13

Ford brings the trophy home

The champagne has long since stopped flowing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, but there was still one thing left to do for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. On Tuesday, they checked that box. Drivers Joey Hand (US), Dirk Müller (GER), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and team owner Chip Ganassi joined Ford Performance executives to present the winners’ trophy to Ford Motor Company employees on Tuesday at Ford’s Product Development Center, while third-place...

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Strategy the key to Ford’s third win
Jul10

Strategy the key to Ford’s third win

Ford scored its third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory and fourth big international sportscar win in a row at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park today but they had to dig deep. While the rapid Ford has been able to charge away on pure speed, today the Chip Ganassi Ford Racing Performance had to use strategy to get to the front with Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe winning their third consecutive IMSA race.. “We...

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Cameron and Curran claim Canada
Jul10

Cameron and Curran claim Canada

Action Express Racing’s Dane Cameron and Eric Curran scored their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win of the year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park today – reversing the team’s 1-2 result from Watkins Glen. While Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi was the first Action Express entry across the line at “The Glen” – this time Cameron and Curran reversed the result to claim their first...

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GTLM pole to Garcia and Corvette
Jul09

GTLM pole to Garcia and Corvette

Corvette Racing has bounced back into contention in the GTLM class after Antonio Garcia scored the pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The pole effort was the first for Corvette Racing since Daytona last year and the first for the No.3 car and Garcia since Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 2014. Garcia recorded a lap of 1:15.198 to topple the Fords of Dirk Mueller and Richard Westbook. Lucas Luhr and Bill Auberlen’s BMWs were fourth...

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