Ford GTs take to the grid

January 29, 2016

We’ve revealed the car.

We’ve announced the drivers.

Now it’s time to see our all-new Ford GT race on track for the first time.

Two Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs are competing in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. They rev into action for the first time at the Rolex 24 At Daytona race, at Daytona International Speedway in the U.S., from January 28-31.

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And behind the wheel of car No. 67 will be Brit Richard Westbrook. He’ll be joined by regular team mate Ryan Brisco from Australia, and also by Germany’s Stefan Mücke, who’ll drive one of two Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs competing in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship that kicks off at Silverstone in the U.K. in April.

In car 66, Dirk Müller, from Germany, and Joey Hand from the U.S. will be joined ex-Formula 1 driver Sébastien Bourdais.

Our plan is for all four Ford GT race cars to team up at Le Mans later this year, exactly 50 years after completing a legendary 1-2-3 finish at the iconic race with the original Ford GT40 racing car.

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