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– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is “stronger than ever” and ready to challenge for the GTE Pro championship titles
– Teams expecting GTE Pro class to be the most competitive ever
– New pit stop rules will feature for first time at Spa

The first ever FIA World Endurance Championship “Super Season” gets underway this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. After completing an intensive winter test programme, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is stronger than ever and ready for what is expected to be the most competitive GTE Pro class battle ever. Read More »

– 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship commences at Silverstone this weekend
– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will field two Ford GTs for the GTE Pro world title battle against Ferrari, Aston Martin and Porsche


The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team will be on the attack on home ground this weekend when the battle for the FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro honours commences at Silverstone. The Ford WEC team is based at Greatworth – just a few miles from the Silverstone circuit – making it a great place to start their 2017 championship campaign. Read More »

ford-pre-sebring17c– Drivers Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Billy Johnson (No. 66 Ford GT, FIA WEC) to race in No. 68 Ford GT at 12 Hours of Sebring
– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing looks to carry forward momentum from GTLM win at Rolex 24 At Daytona
– Ford looks to sweep three of the world’s most legendary endurance sports car events within nine months Read More »

ford-le-mans-announce17c– All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to return to Le Mans to defend 2016 class victory
– 23 year-old Brazilian Pipo Derani joins Ford’s strong driving squad
– Scott Dixon, Sébastien Bourdais and Billy Johnson re-join full season drivers for Le Mans campaign

The ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) today announced that the full squad of four Ford GTs will compete at the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours, one year on from the marque’s triumphant return to the endurance race that everyone wants to win. Read More »

– Ford’s history with the 24-hour endurance race stretches back to its first year
– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing fields four cars of three drivers each in its bid to win the 2017 GTLM title at the Rolex 24 At Daytona
– Driver lineup features INDYCAR aces Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Sébastien Bourdais, who’ll team up with fellow Le Mans 24 co-drivers Joey Hand and Dirk Müller, and Rolex 24 rookie Harry Tincknellford-predaytona17a Read More »

We couldn’t wait for the Ford GT race car to hit the track at Silverstone. So we designed our own “Silverstone” circuit, taking in London landmarks, on one eye-catching but very slow lap.

The Ford GT race car followed a route that started and finished at London Underground station Southwark – loaded aboard a Clear Idea transport truck. Read More »