Ford To Join TUDOR Championship GT Le Mans Ranks Beginning In 2016

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June 12, 2015, International Motor Sports Association

When the production version of the new Ford GT was unveiled to worldwide fanfare in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, one of the most frequently asked questions was, “When will the car begin racing?” Top executives from Ford Motor Company answered that question today in the unveiling of the new Ford GT race car at Le Mans. Two cars will make their worldwide competition debut in the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 30-31, 2016, kicking off a full-time, two-car effort in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. It will be fielded by Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. Read more