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Q&A with Colin Braun, Driver of the No. 16 Con-Way Freight Ford Fusion
NASHVILLE -- Colin Braun, driver of the No. 16 Con-Way Freight Ford Fusion, has had a rough start to his rookie season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. This weekend, Braun heads to Nashville Superspeedway hoping to turn his season around at a track he’s performed well at in the past.
Ford Have at it, Boys!-Delay
MARTINSVILLE -- NASCAR’s newly-minted philosophy of “Have at it, boys!” was clearly evident in Monday’s rain-delayed Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
Edwards and Biffle Post Top-10 Finishes at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE -- Drivers AJ Allmendinger, David Stremme, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, David Ragan and Crew Chrief Slegger Labbe discuss how the race at Martinsville went.
Ford 1-2 in Rain-Delay
CONCORD -- John Force added a second history-making victory to his 2010 resume Monday, when he beat his daughter to the finish to win the rain-delayed Funny Car final in the inaugural 4-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway.
Ford Racing Weekend Results-3/26/2010
DEARBORN -- Weekend racing results for March 26-28, 2010.
Ford Drivers Hunt for Highs in Jordan's Lowlands
AMMAN -- BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team journeys to the lowest point on earth in the Middle East this week. The squad, whichleads the manufacturers' standings, tackles the Jordan Rally (1 - 3 April) which is based 420 metres below sea level on the arid shores of the Dead Sea.
Ford Targets 'Greener' Rallying
COLOGNE -- Ford of Europe's FIA World Rally Championship programme has benefited from detailed research and test work to reduce its environmental impact.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Classes Make History at zMAX Dragway
CHARLOTTE -- This weekend history will be made at zMAX Dragway when all four NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing classes run four-wide for qualifying and eliminations. Ford Racing Funny Car and Pro Stock drivers give their thoughts on how it will affect their racing and what it means for the sport.
Q&A with Spotters Jason Hedlesky and Mike Calinoff – Bristol vs. Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE -- This will mark the second straight short-track race as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series goes from Bristol to Martinsville, and while both tracks are half-mile in distance, they’re very different. Spotters Jason Hedlesky and Mike Calinoff talk about how the two tracks are different from their perspective.
Q&A with Kasey Kahne - Getting the Feel of the Spoiler
CHARLOTTE -- Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Ford Fusion, was one of many teams that participated in the first day of a two-day test session at Charlotte Motor Speedway to make laps with the new spoiler. Kahne came to the infield media center to answer questions about today’s test and his season to date
Ford Accelerates Fiesta RS World Rally Car Development
COLOGNE -- Ford has accelerated development work on its all-new Fiesta-based challenger for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, following confirmation by the sport's governing body of technical regulations for the series' new formula.
Biffle, Kenseth and Edwards Finish Top 10 at Bristol
BRISTOL -- Greg Biffle (4th), Matt Kenseth (5th) and Carl Edwards (6th) all posted top-10 finishes in Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Ford Set to Take 1,000-Lap Challenge Around Bristol Motor Speedway on One Tank of Gas in 2011 V-6 Mustang
DEARBORN -- Since first coming off the assembly line 45 years ago, Mustang has always been known for its sheer power and speed. Now you can add another element to that reputation – best-in-class fuel economy.
Ford Racing Weekend Results-3/19/2010
DEARBORN -- Weekend racing results for March 19-21, 2010.
Ford Drivers Comment Before Racing on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway
BRISTOL – Paul Menard, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle talk to @Ford before they race in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
ECOnetic Models to Defend Ford's Title in 2010 Monte Carlo Rally for Alternative Energy Vehicles
PARIS -- In this its fourth year, the Monte Carlo Rally for Alternative Energy Vehicles has become one of the premier competitions organised for vehicles which most respect the environment. Winner in its category last year and first in the classification for brands, the Ecurie Ford France team is to defend its title by entering two Focus ECOnetics and one Fiesta ECOnetic, models which are well known for their impressive fuel economy and low emissions.
Live Chat with Jamie Allison, Director, Ford North America Motorsports
DEARBORN -- Jamie Allison brings a unique perspective to his role as director, Ford North America Motorsports, having spent time in engineering, product planning and marketing during his 22-year Ford career. Jamie recently participated in a Live Chat on @Ford where he answered questions asked by employees and shared is team's view of how racing is an integral part of the company’s marketing efforts. Read the Live Chat transcript to get the inside track on Ford Racing.
Q&A with Vaughn Gittin Jr. – Drive of the No. 25 Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang
DEARBORN -- Last year Vaughn Gittin, Jr., driver of the No. 25 Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang, finished fifth overall in the Formula Drift Series. Gittin talks about his off-season, driving the new 5.0L 2011 Ford Mustang and what it’s like to drift.
Q&A with Tom Wilerson – Driver/Owner of the Levi, Ray & Shoup Ford Mustang Funny Car Discusses His Third Wally with Ford Racing
DEARBORN -- For Tim Wilkerson, driver/owner of the Levi Ray & Shoup Ford Mustang Funny Car, the third time just might be the charm.
2011 Ford Mustang V-6 Pace Car Brings Best-in-Class Fuel Efficiency to Bristol Motor Speedway
BRISTOL -- For the second time this season, NASCAR race fans will get to see a 2011 Mustang pace car that combines great power and outstanding fuel economy.
Colin Braun Renews Driving Skills for Life Partnership for 2010, Adds DSFL Logo to Car, Fire Suit
DEARBORN -- Colin Braun, 21-year old NASCAR Nationwide Series driver, will be adding a familiar logo onto his No. 16 Con-way Freight Ford Fusion and fire suit this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Q&A with Mike Shiplett and Donnie Wingo - Adjustments They’ll Make at Bristol this Weekend
BRISTOL -- Bristol isn’t just one of the most challenging tracks for drivers, who have to race around the half-mile bullring 500 times, it’s also a tough one for crew chiefs, who have to make split-second decisions and alter how they communicate with their man behind the wheel. Ford Racing recently spoke with Mike Shiplett and Donnie Wingo about the adjustments they’ll make this weekend.
Q&A with Paul Menard - Driver of the No. 98 Menards Ford Fusion Speaks About His Early Success
DEARBORN -- Paul Menard, driver of the No. 98 Menards Ford Fusion, is coming off a fifth-place run at Atlanta Motor Speedway – the best non-restrictor plate finish of his career – and sits ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings heading into Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Menard, who also stands ninth in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, spoke about his early success.
Ford Racing Weekend Results-3/12/2010
DEARBORN -- Weekend racing results for March 12-14, 2010.
Wilkerson Streaks to Victory in Tire Kingdom Gatornationals
GAINESVILLE -- Tim Wilkerson was the only Ford Funny Car driver who didn’t enter the first round of Sunday’s 41st annual Tire Kingdom Gatornationals with the lane choice option at Gainesville Raceway. As it turns out, It didn’t matter.
Force, Tasca, Hight Lead Ford Effort at Gators
GAINESVILLE -- It’s all Ford cars all the time this week as the NHRA Full Throttle drag racing tour moves to Gainesville Raceway for the 41st renewal of the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals.
This Week in Ford Racing Podcasting - featuring Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle
Exclusive interview with Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle. The drivers discuss last weekends race at the Atlanta Speedway and the how thier current season is going.
Q&A with Jack Roush Jr. - Talks about Milestone Win
HOMESTEAD -- Jack Roush Jr., and co-driver Billy Johnson won the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Homestead 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway this past weekend. The win marked the 400th all-time victory for Jack Roush Sr. in road racing and NASCAR combined. Roush Jr. talks about getting the milestone win for his father.
Q&A with Erica Enders - Driver of the Dragstar Pro Stock Ford Mustang
GAINESVILLE -- After missing the first two races in the 2010 season for testing, Erica Enders, driver of the Dragstar Pro Stock Ford Mustang, will return to Gainesville Raceway with a new body and engine. Enders talks about her off-season and getting back into the drivers seat at the NHRA Gatornationals this weekend.
NASCAR and NHRA Milestone Wins
DEARBORN -- Racing is about winning, pure and simpleFor every driver, winning is always a great feeling, but some wins just have a little something extra. Ford Racing had a chance to talk with NASCAR and NHRA owners and drivers about getting that milestone win.
Fantastic 1-2 Fiesta S2000 Mexico Finish
LEON -- The Ford Fiesta S2000 dominated the Super 2000 World Rally Championship class at Rally Mexico from start to finish and claimed the top two steps on the podium in the hands of Xevi Pons and Martin Prokop.
This Week in Ford Racing Podcasting - featuring Bob Tasca III, Erica Enders, Jack Roush and Jack Roush Jr.
Exclusive interview with Bob Tasca III, Erica Enders, Jack Roush and Jack Roush Jr.
Ford Maintains WC Lead after Mexican Double
LEON -- BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team retained the lead of the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile World Rally Championship after a double points haul in Rally Mexico.
The Sum of NASCAR Fears?
HAMPTON -- Carl Edwards’ race on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway ended just 41 laps into a 325-lap event.
Five Fords Finish Top 10 in Atlanta NASCAR Sprint Cup Race
HAMPTON -- A season-high five Ford Fusions finished in the Top 10, led by Matt Kenseth's second-place finish, in Sunday's Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jack Roush Celebrates Win No. 400
HOMESTEAD -- Jack Roush Sr. celebrated a racing milestone yesterday at Homestead-Miami Speedway when his son, Jack Roush Jr., and co-driver Billy Johnson won the Homestead 200 (Grand Sport Class) at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The win marked the 400th all-time victory for Roush Sr. in road racing and NASCAR combined.
Ford Racing Weekend Results-3/5/2010
DEARBORN -- Weekend racing results for March 5-7, 2010.