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Highlights: Greg Biffle led four Ford-powered drivers in the top-10 with a third-place finish at New Hampshire, including Chase participants Matt Kenseth (P6) and Carl Edwards (P8). Bob Tasca III advanced to the round of eight in the Texas NHRA Nationals.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Fusion)
• Greg Biffle led four Ford-powered drivers in the top-10 with a third-place finish at New Hampshire, including Chase participants Matt Kenseth (P6) and Carl Edwards (P8).
• Ford sits second in the manufacturer standings behind Chevy (-36)
• The next event in The Chase is scheduled for Oct. 2 at Dover International Speedway.
NASCAR Chase Field
1. Tony Stewart (2,094)
2. Kevin Harvick (-7)
3. Brad Keselowski (-11)
4. Carl Edwards (-14)
5. Jeff Gordon (-23)
6. Kyle Busch (-26)
6. Matt Kenseth (-26)
6. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (-26)
9. Kurt Busch (-28)
10. Jimmy Johnson (-29)
11. Ryan Newman (-34)
12. Denny Hamlin (-66)
NHRA Funny Car Series (Mustang)
• Bob Tasca III was the highest finishing Ford driver at the Texas NHRA FAll Nationals, reaching the round of eight.
• Robert Hight was the top-qualifying Ford driver (P4), followed by Mike Neff (P5), John Force (P8), Bob Tasca (P9) and Tim Wilkerson (P11).
• The NHRA Funny Car series returns with the second of six events in the Countdown in Dallas, TX on Sept. 22-25.
NHRA Funny Car Countdown Field
1. Mike Neff (2,245)
2. Matt Hagan (-4)
3. Cruz Pedregon (-7)
4. Jack Beckman (-32)
5. Ron Capps (-67)
6. Robert Hight (-107)
7. Bob Tasca III (-138)
8. Jeff Arend (-149)
9. John Force (-149)
10. Tim Wilkerson (-160)
NASCAR Nationwide Series (Mustang) – NO RACE
• Ford sits second in the manufacturer’s championship (167 points), two points behind Toyota (169).
• The NASCAR Nationwide series returns Oct. 1 at Dover International Speedway.
NASCAR Nationwide Series Standings
1 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (986)
2. Elliott Sadler (-14)
3 Reed Sorenson (-47)
World Rally Championship (Fiesta) – NO RACE
• Mikko Hirvonen sits second in the driver’s championship standings, 15 points behind Sebastian Loeb. Jari-Matti Latvala currently sits fourth in the standings (-80).
• The World Rally Championship has three events remaining, and returns with Rallye de France Alsace on Sept 29-Oct. 2.
Other Ford Racing Results
NHRA Pro Stock Series (Mustang)
• Larry Morgan advanced to the second round at Texas after qualifying 14th.
• The NHRA Pro Stock series returns with the third of six events in the Countdown in Reading, PA, on Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
SCCA World Challenge GTS (Mustang)
• Paul Brown has clinched the driver’s championship and manufacturer’s title for Ford.
• The final round of the SCCA World Challenge is scheduled for at Petit Le Mans on Sept. 28-Oct. 1
GRAND-AM Rolex Series (Daytona Prototypes) – SEASON COMPLETE
• John Pew and Oz Negri of Michael Shank Racing were the next highest-ranked Ford-powered drivers, finishing sixth.
• Ford finished third in the engine manufacturer standings, 44 points behind Chevy/BMW.
GRAND-AM CTSCC (Mustang Boss 302R) – SEASON COMPLETE
• Billy Johnson/Jack Roush Jr. finished second in both the driver and team standings, just nine points behind champion Paul Dalla Lana. Maxwell/Foster finished eighth in the driver standings.
• Ford finished second in the engine manufacturer standings, 14 points behind BMW.
Global RallyCross Championship (Fiesta/Focus) – SEASON COMPLETE
• Tanner Foust clinched the Global RallyCross Championship, SuperRally Championship and Overall Championship at X Games 17.
RallyCar Rally America (Fiesta) –SEASON COMPLETE
• Dillon Van Way was the highest finishing Ford Fiesta taking second in the 2011 2WD championship. Ford RallyCar winners in 2011 were Dillion Van Way (Sno*Drift) and Chris Duplessis (New England Forest Rally).