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Ford Performance Past & Present Thrive at Historic Goodwood Festival of Speed

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DEARBORN - Ford Performance was out in full force at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which took place over the first week of July. Displays, demonstrations and divulgations filled the English countryside, with Ford’s road cars and race cars alike placing permanent smiles on the faces of attendees. 

Highlighting the weekend was the unveil of the Ford GT Mk II, a limited-edition, track-only GT built in partnership with Multimatic that represents the next stage in Ford GT performance.Speaking of the next stage of Ford Performance, the all-new Shelby GT500 made its European debut, thrilling fans all the way up the hill and as they got up close & personal at the Ford display. 

Also in action for the first time was the all-new Focus ST, Ford of Europe’s larger four-door hot hatch. Fan favorites Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin Jr. returned to the hill with a tire-smoking trio: 

  • 1977 F-150 Hoonitruck
  • Escort RS Cosworth Widebody “Cossie V2"
  • Mustang RTR Spec 5-D

Multiple Ford racecars graced the event with exhibition runs… 

  • Joey Logano’s 2018 championship-winning Fusion Cup car
  • The No. 66 Ford GT, fresh off of competing at Le Mans
  • M-Sport’s Ford Fiesta WRC contender
  • The iconic 1980 Ford Turbo Capri by Zakspeed

Check out some of our favorite shots from the event.

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