The Team Shelby Member’s Weekend is an annual 3-day charity event that supports the Carroll Shelby Foundation, a program dedicated to helping children. 281Motorsports hosted this year’s event which included a Car Show & Casino Cruise, Wine Country Tour & Cruise and a Racing Event held at Fontana Speedway.
Kelly Bires will drive the No. 25 Raybestos Brakes Ford Mustang for Team Rensi Motorsports in qualifying for the Sept. 10 NASCAR Nationwide Series Virginia 529 Savings 250 race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. Bires has made seven starts this season and claimed one top-10 finish (seventh-place in race No. 2 at Auto Club Speedway).
With the 1966 Sebring-winning Ford GTX1 roadster as inspiration, Ford SVT engineering supervisor Kip Ewing unveiled his take on that legendary racer during the opening day of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.
The 2007 Focus WRC is a revised version of the last year’s car. Ford of Europe officially unveiled the all-new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car 06 at the 2005 Bologna Motor Show in Italy. The car is Ford’s challenger in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2006 onwards.