From Racer: New Ford GT testing at Road America

By  August 4, 2015
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Ford GT racecar testing in WisconsinThe No. 66 Ford GT broke cover at the Road America circuit today with drivers Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell at the controls.

Multimatic, which is responsible for building the cars in partnership with Ford and Chip Ganassi Racing and running its European racing program, is conducting the test. CGR sports car team manager Mike O’Gara is also in attendance.

The Blue Oval’s 2016 IMSA and World Endurance Championship entry is sharing the track with a limited number of teams who are preparing for this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event at the beloved Wisconsin road course. Based on footage captured of the low-slung coupe in action, the ACO/FIA GTE-specification twin-turbo V6 Ford GT is already posting impressive lap times. (more…)

Re-shared from Text by Marshall Pruett.