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Ford to Deliver Exciting Ford GT Supercar News at Goodwood Festival of Speed

  • Join Hermann Salenbauch from Ford Performance and Larry Holt from Multimatic for a special Ford GT announcement, 4:45 a.m. EDT, July 4, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

    The 760 hp Mustang Shelby GT500 to make U.K. debuts on Goodwood hill climb alongside GT Le Mans race car, NASCAR-winning Fusion race car and more

COLOGNE, Germany, June 21, 2019 – Ford will make a special Ford GT supercar announcement during a dedicated press conference from 4:45 a.m. EDT, July 4, at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Hermann Salenbauch, global director, Ford Performance, and Larry Holt, chief technical officer, Multimatic, will deliver news on the Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar at the press conference, which takes place at Ford stand in the Drift Paddock of the world-famous motorsport event in West Sussex, U.K.

Ford returns to Goodwood this year with an exhilarating line-up of vehicles tackling the 1.16 mile hill climb, including:

  • The all-new Focus ST and all-new 760 hp Mustang Shelby GT500 making their U.K. debuts

  • The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing #66 Ford GT race car, fresh from the Le Mans 24 Hours

  • The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Ford Fiesta WRC car – also appearing on the Goodwood rally stage

  • The 2018 NASCAR Championship-winning Team Penske Ford Fusion race car

  • The 1980 Ford Zakspeed Turbo Capri race car

  • Gymkhana TEN star Ken Block’s Hoonitruck and Escort RS Cosworth

  • Champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Ford Mustang RTR Drift car

The Europe-spec Ranger Raptor pick-up will also be demonstrating its capabilities in the off-road experience.

A Ford at the Goodwood Festival of Speed media release and further media assets will be available from July 3 at goodwood2019.fordpresskit.com.

 

 

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