Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Will Take Final Checker at Miller Motorsports Park
After three seasons, the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge will run its final round Sept. 12 at the course that started it all, Miller Motorsports Park. The park announced earlier this week that the series, created in partnership with Ford Racing and sponsored by BFGoodrich Tires, would not continue past this season.
Jul 22, 2010
Stenhouse Jr. Leads Mustang Nationwide Debut With Podium Finish At Daytona
The night may have belonged to Dale Earnhardt Jr., but another Junior made the NASCAR Nationwide series record books at the Subway Jalapeno 250 Friday. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took the brand new NASCAR Mustang to the podium, taking third place in its debut race.
Jul 6, 2010
NASCAR Mustang Debut: Ford Brings Pony To Friday's Race
NASCAR Nationwide Series will see new cars take to the track at Daytona for Fridays Subway Jalapeno 250. There has been a lot of buzz around Ford's decision to make its new stock car a Mustang. On Tuesday, June 29, Ford North America Motorsports director Jamie Allison and Ralph Gilles, president and CEO of Dodge -- which is bringing a Challenger to the party -- took part in a NASCAR teleconference. Here is what they had to say.
Jun 30, 2010
Drift King Gittin Designs Classic Mustang For SEMA
Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. is taking his design skills to SEMA, and to gaming consoles everywhere. Fresh from the success of his RTR 2010 Mustangs, Gittin is working his magic on a 1969 Mustang. The RTR-X will be unveiled at SEMA 2010, and feature in upcoming “Need for Speed” video games. “I have now taken the RTR brand full-circle back to 1969 - turning a ‘69 Mustang into a radical street/drift-styled machine to debut at SEMA 2010,” he says in his Speedhunters.com post where, apparently, he’ll be blogging right through the process.
May 31, 2010
Gittin Jr. Drifts Into Second At Road Atlanta, Tops Standings
With Round 2 of the Formula Drift championship in the books, Mustang drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. stepped up to the podium for the second time this season, in second place at Road Atlanta, and secured the No. 1 spot overall May 8.
May 11, 2010
Brent Whites 2010 Brenspeed Saleen Mustang debuts at NMRA spring shootout
Brenspeed driver Brent White took his new ride to Bradenton, Fla. on the weekend, the first of nine 2010 National Mustang Racing Association (NMRA) series races for the Saleen Speedlab-bodied car.
Mar 15, 2010
2011 Mustang GT Will Pace Daytona 500 Field
It’s official. Ford announced today the 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 will be the pace car for the Nascar season-opener, marking the first time in 40 years the Blue Oval has lead the pack at the Daytona 500 and the Mustang’s debut performance in the role. And before the car even hits the track, Barrett-Jackson will auction the car to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Jan 19, 2010
Drift King Vaughn Gittin Jr. Crafts RTR Mustang For SEMA
Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. is moving into the specialty car market. And for the man best known for smokin' the Falkens on his 2010 Mustang GT, the choice of auto is obvious: it’s a Mustang.
Oct 31, 2009
Mustang Teams Gallop Towards Podiums in Grand-Am, NHRA, GT And Drift Series
Ford couldn’t have picked a better time to introduce its Nascar-bound Mustang: the ponies can’t stop winning in 2009, with two series already wrapped up and a shot at the podium in NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Funny Car Series, SCCA Speed World Challenge GT Series, and Formula Drift Professional Drifting.
Oct 15, 2009
NASCAR Nationwide Mustang Unveiled by Ford, Roush Fenway Racing and Conway Freight
Ford took its first steps to getting the Mustang on Nascar tracks Tuesday, with partners Roush Fenway Racing and sponsor Con-way Freight, pulling back the cover on Colin Braun’s new No. 16 ride — the 2010 Nationwide Mustang.
Oct 14, 2009