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JUN 26, 2024 | Compiled By Ford Performance Staff

Use Our Special Code For Your Chance To Win A 1-0f-1 Heritage Gt500 In Shelby Sweepstakes

Silver GT500 in showroom

How would you like the opportunity to win a 1-of-1 2022 Shelby Mustang GT500 Heritage Edition plus $25,000 from the Shelby American Collection? Better still, you can use our special Fast News code to increase your chances to win this rare, brand-new, 760-horsepower 2022 Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition customized by Ford Performance – a true collector’s car! This Shelby GT500 Heritage, in stunning Brittany Blue is loaded with all the GT500 performance options -- including the Carbon Fiber Track Package with exposed carbon fiber wheels, GT4 track wing and Michelin Pilot Cup Sport 2 tires. Other options include the Technology Package and painted “Over-the-Top” white stripes customized by Ford Performance with blue painted pinstripes. With 760 horses and 625 foot-pounds of torque, it’s equipped to outrun the competition at the track, without sacrificing the luxury and comfort you want for your next road trip. The winner also receives $25,000 for taxes.

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This sweepstakes comes from the Shelby American Collection, in Boulder, Colorado, which celebrates the rich heritage of the Cobra, Shelby Mustang and Ford GT40 cars that changed the face of auto racing in the 1960s. Thanks to the generosity of owners and collectors, the collection has some of the most important American racing cars ever made on display. And it also features an extensive collection of race records, photographs and memorabilia from the pioneer drivers and visionaries of the era including Carroll Shelby, Ken Miles, Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant, Phil Hill, Allen Grant, Mario Andretti, Phil Remington and other Shelby American Team members.

The museum, staffed and run by volunteers, is dedicated to serve as a resource for all Shelby enthusiasts, and to preserve one of the most important eras in American automotive history for all generations. You can learn more and see some of the remarkable automobiles we have in the collection at its website: https://shelbyamericancollection.org. So don’t miss your chance to support the collection and win this 1-of-1 Shelby GT500. But hurry – the sweepstakes closes on August 25th, so enter NOW!

Enter the JDRF Sweepstakes for Your Chance to Win Your Own Custom 2025 Shelby Super SnakeSuperSnake

Enter today for the chance to win a 2025 Shelby Super Snake and support JDRF at the same time! Your donation not only gives you an opportunity to win this customizable vehicle, it also helps the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in its mission to improve lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat Type 1 diabetes and its complications. In partnership with Shelby American, the winner will have the opportunity to customize a 2025 Shelby Super Snake by choosing the transmission, color (exterior and interior), and more from a list of approved Ford/Shelby options. One of the most highly anticipated vehicles of 2024, the 830-plus horsepower specialty Mustang was designed to be the highest-performing Shelby Super Snake in history. The 5.0L V8-powered Shelby Super Snake is offered in both 480 and 830+ (supercharged) horsepower versions, giving it supercar capabilities. The suspension is tuned for shaper turn-ins and the exhaust for better airflow, while the brakes and cooling are enhanced to leverage the powertrain’s potential.

Ford and JDRF have partnered for over 25 years, raising over $75 million for JDRF. Since 1998 Ford Motor Company has supported JDRF in its goal of turning Type 1 into Type None. No other company has had a greater impact on funding JDRF research than Ford, a prestigious honor that the company holds in high esteem. The sweepstakes ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2024, and the drawing date for the winning ticket will be at 1 p.m. EST on January 8, 2025. As a bonus, use our special QR code FASTNEWS or simply click on our link here: https://www.tapkat.org/jdrf/jEGdwk?promo=FASTNEWS Don’t wait for your chance to win this extraordinary car to help this very special cause – enter today!

‘Ford: The Collector’s Edition’ Book & Memorabilia Set Voted Top Collectible of 2024 by the Mustang Owners PodcastFord Collectors Item

With Mustang’s 60th anniversary being celebrated throughout 2024, Ford fans are looking for ways to commemorate the rich history of legendary Blue Oval vehicles. One of the best ways to do just that is via the purchase of “Ford: The Collector’s Edition” history book and memorabilia set -- a true treasure for Ford fans. In fact, it was recently named the “No. 1 Ford Collectible of The Year” by the top-rated Mustang Owners Podcast! After taking the media spotlight with its official introduction at the Carlisle Ford Nationals last June, the centerpiece of “Ford: The Collector’s Edition Set” is easily its massive, 410-page hardbound history book, taking you through Ford’s storied heritage. From Henry Ford’s humble beginnings to Ford’s iconic product lines, contributions to America’s middle class, its war effort and its motorsports triumphs and beyond, this book – penned by a team of authors and editors – is a comprehensive chronicle of Ford’s motorized legacy. Besides the book that features many historical and owner-submitted photos, another popular part of the collector’s set is the storage box of some 25 replica inserts of Ford memorabilia and rarely seen historical documents, from letters written by Thomas Edison to Henry Ford and telegrams to company business docs and promotional literature – even several replica vehicle brochures. But the fan-favorite part is easily the bonus set of 10 finely crafted replica Ford vehicle badges mounted on black velvet in the lid of the superb presentation case. They are stunning and really bring Ford’s heritage to life!

Nothing like this has ever been done before for any American automaker and will likely never be done again. Ford fans everywhere can experience the unparalleled history, beauty, and excitement of 121 years of Ford Motor Company with this truly one-of-a-kind book, badges & memorabilia set. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to secure your own “Ford: The Collector’s Edition” set, or to gift one to the Ford fan who thinks they “has everything” Ford – because they don’t have this, and they’ll surely cherish this limited-run mega Ford collectible forever. Simply visit https://IconicGlobalSports.com to order yours right now and have it shipped directly to your door via UPS.

Here’s Why You Need to Register your Club or Facebook Group with Ford Performance Club ConnectFord Performance Club Connect

By now you must have heard about a Ford Performance program called “Club Connect” that can help all Ford and Mustang enthusiasts get connected with both Ford Motor Company and each other.  Only those clubs who register with the program are eligible for no-cost promotion and support from Ford Performance, so you owe it to members of your Mustang or Ford vehicle club or online forum to register and appear on our Ford enthusiast club map. All it takes is a visit to www.FordPerformanceClubConnect.com and a single click on the “Register Your Club” link. Once you fill out the form and hit “Submit,” you’ll be notified within just a few days of your acceptance in Ford Performance Club Connect -- it’s that simple, and it’s FREE!

The primary goal of our Ford Performance Club Connect program is to get everyone to register their club – at no cost – and get themselves on our Ford enthusiast group map so that we can all connect with each other. Once there, you’ll be able to see all of the other clubs and groups who have registered in your region – not just Mustang clubs, but ALL Ford vehicle organizations. And we want to include all of you who are part of any Ford vehicle Facebook Group to register with Club Connect, too. Why? Because connecting your Facebook Group with more owners and fans makes your group more worthwhile – and registering with Club Connect will link your online group with participants who may never have known that your group exists.

The value in all of this is that whenever you plan a club or group activity, you can see what other clubs and groups are in your area that you may wish to contact and ask to join you at a show or event. It also allows Ford Performance to see all the clubs and groups in a certain area, so that when we are coming to town or planning a special Ford event in your city or state, you and your club members can be contacted to participate.

It takes only a few minutes for a club principal or board member to register your club and establish a direct link for your members to Ford Performance. And now, you can also register your group and logo with Ford Brand Licensing all in the same process. Have a product or parts question that you want answered? Wish you could get some free club event promotion in our weekly “Fast News” e-blast that goes out to some quarter-million Ford fans each Thursday? Looking for event coverage for your show in the Enthusiasts section of FordPerformance.com? Hoping you could find a cool Ford goodie-bag or door-prize item, or a banquet guest speaker? Individual requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, but they can ONLY be awarded to clubs who are registered.

So go to www.FordPerformanceClubConnect.com right now and click on the “Find Your Club” link to see if you are on the map. If not, then register your Ford-based club or Facebook Group today so that you can join this special program -- all backed and supported by real enthusiasts at Ford Performance. If you have questions or want more info, you and your members can always email us at ClubHub@Ford.com, or can simply call our Ford Performance Info Center, toll-free during regular business hours, at 1-800-FORD-788 (800-367-3788).

So what are you waiting for? Get online and make sure you’re connected. Then plan to enjoy your performance Ford later this year so that you can discover the fun and all of the friendly people involved in the world of Ford Performance. We’re sure that being connected with each other and with Ford will make your ownership experience even more enjoyable!

Want to Be Noticed on Ford Performance.com? Get You and Your Car(s) in Our ‘Ford Fan Spotlight’Fan Spotlight

For more than a decade now, one of the most popular features on FordPerformance.com and in our Fast News e-newsletter continues to be "Ford Fan Spotlight," where readers can send in their own reasons why they're fans of Ford Motor Company. You know who they are: Ford "superfans;" grassroots Ford racers; unique Ford vehicle owners; loyal Ford enthusiasts; notable Ford club people; special Ford families; and/or any avid supporter of Ford, Ford vehicles, Ford motorsports or Ford Performance who deserves a little bit of special recognition.

All you need to do to get you, your car or candidate considered is to send in a brief description (200-500 words or less) and a few photos (in .jpeg format, preferably 1 mb) of a person (full name and hometown, please) and vehicle that you think Ford Performance should feature (and why) in the "Ford Fan Spotlight" for an upcoming installment of Fast News and posting on FordPerformance.com. Then email it to: ClubHub@Ford.com. (Your submission grants us your permission for us to use your copy and photos on our website and other Ford media outlets, edited as necessary.) We'll choose one submission to be featured online every three weeks. We hope to see YOU and your collectible Ford in our Fan Spotlight soon! 

Miss ‘Fast News’ in Your Inbox? Get Weekly Enthusiast News on Ford Performance Club Connect.comEnthusiast news on ford club connect

One race – one win – was all it took for Henry Ford to generate enough buzz and belief in his engineering among investors to secure funding and launch the Ford Motor Company now 120 years ago. At Ford Performance, we have never forgotten where it all began. So we’ve been honoring our heritage, our products and our relentless competitive spirit by shining a light on motorsports and the Ford enthusiast world each week with our “Fast News” e-newsletter. 

From news on our hottest cars and trucks or performance parts to the latest scoop on all the must-see Ford enthusiast events and shows, our weekly Fast News email has been your ticket to stay connected to the company that put the world on wheels. But trying to keep up with emails has left some of you in the dust. So that’s why Ford Performance is now posting our weekly Enthusiast News directly on www.FordPerformanceClubConnect.com -- so you can check it out the next time you’re online -- without sorting through your email inbox. Read it and share it with your club or group or even include it in your newsletters. So put our FordPerformanceClubConnect.com website on your Favorites list, and then hop-in, buckle-up and hang-on each and every week for our Enthusiast News, because like you and all of us in the Ford enthusiast world, we’ll be driving Ford passion!