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Ford Racing Catalogue Web

In our racing interests and heritage there’s no other manufacturer that has had as much impact There are all sorts of race fans: stock car fans, drag racing and success in motorsports across the globe. fans, road racing fans, action sports fans, off-road fans. With It is also vital that, where appropriate, our current Ford’s diverse product line, and the many different people it production technology has a racing connection. That’s why appeals to, it only makes sense to appeal to as many of these EcoBoost is going racing. The technology benefits everyday fans as we can – giving them a Ford flag to rally around. So motorists and racers alike: a great combination of power Ford Racing is involved in many different forms of racing, and and fuel efficiency. at many different levels, all around the world – from top-level EcoBoost racing has started with the Formula Ford series professional series to support for grassroots racers in the form in Europe, and will soon spread around the world in the of contingency awards and technical assistance. venerable open-wheel series that is often the beginning step Racing is a global initiative, because it has exactly the same of Formula 1 world champions, and has been for almost half attractions and benefits in the rest of the world as it does in a century. EcoBoost definitely elevates Formula Ford into the North America. 21st century. There’s more to come, too, with competition There’s also the heritage of more than 110 years of racing versions of cars like Focus and Fiesta. that infuses our DNA, our thinking and our work ethic. That We’ve expanded into the high-flying world of action sports, heritage is global, too, with success stories going back as far because we recognized a new, very important and growing as the 1930s, when a Ford V8 won the Monte Carlo Rally, the group of fans there who follow whole new, emerging forms four consecutive GT40 wins at Le Mans … the all-conquering of motorsport, and we have the vehicles – led by Mustang, DFV in Formula 1 from the late 1960s to the early 1980s … the Raptor, and Fiesta – that appeal to them. We’re proud and hugely successful European Escort RS rally cars of the same very pleased that thanks to the likes of Ken Block, Brian period … up to today’s Focus and Fiesta RS competitors. More Deegan, Tanner Foust, Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and others that than 600 wins in NASCAR,® more than 200 wins in NHRA,® Ford is leading in these arenas, too. 6 Techline (800) FORD788


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