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- Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 60 Ford Fusion, won Saturday's O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speeday.The win marks Edwards' third Nationwide victory of the season. He led three times for 59 laps, including the final 15 laps; he had only led 11 laps in his previous 11 starts at Texas combined.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Fusion)
- Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Fusion, was the highest finishing Ford, coming in second in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Kenseth actually jumped to the lead with two laps to go with a daring move, but could not hold the position when his momentum carried him up the track.
- Fellow Ford Chaser Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Fusion, dominated the race, pulling ahead of the Ford of pole sitter Elliott Sadler on the second lap. Biffle went on to lead the most laps of the day and had the dominant car for most of the race. leading by as much as seven seconds before a broken gear caused him to struggle on the last couple of re-starts. He was able to recover with a fifth place finish.
- Top five finishers in Texas include: (1) Denny Hamlin- Toyota; (2) Matt Kenseth - Ford; (3) Mark Martin - Chevrolet; (4) Joey Logano - Toyota; (5) Greg Biffle - Ford
- All Ford Chasers were able to move up in the point standings: 4th-Carl Edwards (-317), 5th-Matt Kenseth (-325), 9th-Greg Biffle (-372). The series heads to Phoenix next weekend.
Rookie Trevor Bayne, making his Cup series debut with the Wood Brothers, finished 17th on the lead lap in an impressive debut performance.
RallyCar Rallycross (Fiesta)
- Saturday: Sverre Isachsen, 2010 European Rallycross champ, won driving a Ford Focus RS in the AWD class. Tanner Foust was third in his ROCKSTAR Fiesta.
- Sunday: 19-year-old Toomas Heikkinen won in his SAAB, edging Tanner Foust in the ROCKSTAR Fiesta in the AWD class.
- Although no champion was crowned in the four-race exhibition, Tanner Foust dominated the competition, winning twice and finishing second and third in the four events.
NHRA Funny Car Series (Mustang)
- NO RACE - The NHRA Funny Car Series returns Nov. 12-14 in Pomona for the Countdown to 1 Finale
- Ford Racing driver point standings after race five of the Countdown to 1 include: 2nd-John Force (2500), 4th-Ashley Force Hood (2388), 5th-Bob Tasca III (2324), 8th-Robert Hight (2239), and 9th-Tim Wilkerson (2232)
World Rally Championship (Focus)
- NO RACE - World Rally Championship returns November 11-14 for the Wales Rally Great Britain
GRAND-AM Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge (Mustang)
- NO RACE - Ford finished the year in the GRAND-AM Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge Series second in the manufacturer standings with 303 points.
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (F-150)
- Jennifer Jo Cobb, driver of the No. 10 F-150, was the highest finishing Ford, coming in 24th at Texas Motor Speedway for the WinStar World Casino 350k
NHRA Pro Stock Series (Mustang)
- NO RACE - NHRA Pro Stock Series returns Nov. 12-14 for the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals
Formula Drift (Mustang)
- NO RACE - Vaughn Gittin Jr., driver of the Monster Energy Falken Tire Ford Mustang, won the Formula Drift championship in the seventh and final round of the season at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on October 9th.
GRAND-AM Rolex Series
- NO RACE- Ford finished the GRAND-AM Rolex Series second in the manufacturer and team point standings.