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Coming off of class victories at both the most recent IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans event and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing is looking to continue that momentum when it returns to Watkins Glen International on Sunday.
Ford set off on an ambitious track of simultaneously engineering the all-new Ford GT for the street as well as for the track, in time for the 50th anniversary of its legendary win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Features interviews with Bill Ford, Raj Nair, Dave Pericak and Edsel B. Ford II, who attended the 1966 race with his father Henry Ford II.
The Ford GT finally showed its potential on Sunday during the Continental Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, earning its first victory in the GT Le Mans class with drivers Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook at the wheel of the No. 67 entry.