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Exceptional Cars Series No. 3

Ford GT40 Mk II

The remarkable history of 1016

By Mark Cole

Published by Porter Press International

Publication date: OUT NOW!

Jacketed Hardback ● RRP: £30.00 ● ISBN: 978-1-907085-64-2

128 pages ● Format 240mm x 280mm ● 135 photographs, inc. colour Read More »

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Ford used EEG testing to see whether normal drivers can train their minds to perform like a racer.

Whether you’re giving a big presentation or in an important job interview, zoning into the same high-performance mindset as a racing driver could be the key to succeeding in high-pressure situations. Read More »

As Cumbria-based M-Sport embarks on the twelfth and penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship this weekend, the stage is set for a historic Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, with the Cumbrian squad in with a strong chance of securing the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers. Read More »

– Ford Mustang GT4 enters final race of GT4 European Series Southern Cup at Circuit Paul Ricard
– Ford Performance enters car for one-race effort, with Scott Maxwell behind the wheel

Ford Performance will bring the Ford Mustang GT4 to a European competition for the first time in a special exhibition debut at the FFSA Championnat De France GT GT4 European Series Southern Cup race at Circuit Paul Ricard 14-15 October. Read More »

• Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt
• Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year
• Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details Read More »

• Zak Brown misses Grand Prix to race at the Silverstone Classic
• McLaren chief switches to Williams and Ford
• Stunning cars raced by champions Alan Jones and Niki Lauda
• All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance

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Hoonigan Racing debuts its newest liveries for Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud and their Ford Performance Focus RS RX rallycross cars, as the World RX race season opens in Barcelona this coming weekend.

Designed in collaboration with U.K. artist David Gwyther, better known as Death Spray Custom, the new liveries harness the look of intense energy (via bolts) while combining a 3D element to the pattern.

Death Spray Custom also created all-new name and number lockups for both drivers, as well as new takes on established and well-known Hoonigan sayings “Kill All Tires,” and “Ain’t Care,” in addition to an all-new Hoonigan logo for placement on the cars. Read More »

pcs-rs500s16a– Join the Sierra Cosworth RS500 anniversary celebrations at the Performance Car Show in January with an incredible display of cars
– Thirty years since the homologation-special RS500 launched in the UK
– First group of display cars confirmed including the Shell-liveried RS500 (chassis DJR1) and the 1988 BTCC Championship-winning car driven by Andy Rouse
– First-ever RS500 to compete in DTM (Manuel Reuter’s 1987 and 1988 Championship machine) plus Laurence Bristow’s 1988 BTCC race car
– More show-stopping fast Fords from the RS500 Owners Forum and Community (www.RS500owners.com) expected to grace the show
– Get your tickets at http://www.performancecarshow.com today Read More »

Ford pre-Mexico16b– First of the ‘flyaway’ races takes place this Saturday, Sept. 3, in Mexico City
– Racing outside of Europe presents logistical challenges for the WEC teams
– Stefan Mücke warms up for Mexico in a classic Ford Capri RS3100 race car!

The 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship goes global this weekend as the teams head outside of Europe for the first of the ‘flyaway’ races.

Saturday’s ‘6 Hours of Mexico’ takes place at the revamped Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in the heart of Mexico City and promises to provide the thrills and spills of a WEC event for motorsport fans who so enjoyed Formula 1’s return to Mexico at the same circuit last year. Read More »

Ford Gamers16a– Five Gamers each race Ford GT in Forza Motorsport 6 for 48 hours 29 minutes to set a new Guinness World Records title for “Longest video marathon on a racing game”
– Surviving on power naps, sweets and energy drinks, the gamers set the record while racing around the simulated circuit used for the Le Mans 24 Hours, where the real-life Ford GT race car won earlier this year
– GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title presented on Microsoft stand at Gamescom, Europe’s biggest interactive games trade fair. Earlier this week, Ford released a video that shows drone pilots tackling course with a drifting Focus RS, smoking Mustang, and a robot Read More »