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Ford Motor Company officials announced Saturday morning that its factory-supported Ford GT race program will run for a minimum of three more years in both IMSA and FIA WEC competition.
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.
Fifty years ago a Ford made its way to victory lane for the first time during the 24 Hours of Le Mans with drivers Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40.
We've heard about the car, now its time to take a look at the bond between man and machine how critical it is to any vehicle's performance as Ford and the Ford GT prepare for this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The time has finally come for the new Ford GT to make it's return to the track, rejoining the racing scene at the Rolex 24 at Daytona Int'l Speedway.
When Ford designed the all-new Ford GT, it sought to strike the perfect balance of everyday driver comfort and the demands of a supercar competing on the global sports car racing stage.
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.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has revealed the driver roster for its four-car Ford GT assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18-19.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has revealed that Marino Franchitti, Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Andy Priaulx have been selected to race in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the wheel of the all-new Ford GT.

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