Ford Racing Mustang FR500C Captures 3rd Victory in 4 Races with Win at Laguna Seca

by shnack on Monday, May 9, 2005

- Ford Racing's Mustang FR500C driven by Scott Maxwell and David Empringham speeds to another victory in the Grand-Am Cup Series with a win at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

- Mustang FR500C race cars claim three of the top five finishing positions.

- Win marks third victory out of four races for the Mustang FR500C program.

- Ford Racing and drivers Gunnar Jeannette and James Gue continue to hold the lead in the series' manufacturer and driver (GS class) championships, respectively.

Ford Racing Mustang FR500C Takes Lead in Grand-AM Cup Champtionship Win at California

by shnack on Tuesday, April 5, 2005

-Ford Racing Mustang FR500C race car speeds to a first place finish in the Grand-Am Cup California 200.

-Ford Racing and drivers Gunnar Jeannette and James Gue capture the lead in the series' manufacturer and driver (GS class) championships, respectively.

-Ford Racing Mustang FR500C race cars take three of the top 10 finishing positions.


2005 Shelby Cobra GT500

by shnack on Wednesday, March 23, 2005

March 22, 2005 - The most powerful factory-built Ford Mustang in history will take to the street next year, following a unique collaboration between performance car legend Carroll Shelby and the Ford Special Vehicle Team (SVT).

Ford took the wraps off the 450-plus horsepower Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 show car at the New Year International Auto Show March 23. Designed in the unmistakable image of Shelby Mustangs of the 1960s, the Shelby Cobra GT500 melds SVT's modern engineering with the big-block performance that made the original GT500 the king of the road.

Ford to Increase Mustang Production to Meet Runaway Consumer Demand

by shnack on Saturday, March 19, 2005

DEARBORN, Mich., March 17, 2005 - What's an auto company to do when demand for a hot model exceeds supply? Give the customers what they want.

Ford today announced that it will take production of the hot new Mustang to more than 192,000 units in 2005 - an increase of more than 70 percent, or 80,000 units, from the previous year.

Ford SVT Cobra Mustang set to unveil in NY

by shnack on Tuesday, March 8, 2005
05 March 2005
Robert Lane

Dearborn, Michigan. Ford Motor Company is set to introduce the next-generation SVT Cobra Mustang at the New York International Auto Show this March.

Ford Motor Company has one press conference scheduled for the NYIAS on 23 March at 1:00pm, EST.

With the cancellation of the SVT Focus and SVT F150 Lightning, the SVT Mustang remains the only product in SVT's lineup.