Ford performance on track

Eight Ford Performance line-up and eight race car drivers battle it out on a race track. Typical TopGear-style battle royale!

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Without using too many words, this video is just simply cool. Ford took eight models from its Ford Performance global line-up, each populated by one driver from the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team, and put them on a race circuit. It has never been done before. Looking at this video below, we wonder why so.

The line-up of cars include the Ford F-150 Raptor; Fiesta ST, all-new Fiesta ST, Focus RS, new Mustang GT, Mustang GT350R, Ford GT road car and Ford GT race, all going at it at the 5.34-km Motorland circuit near Barcelona, Spain.

It must have been a hoot to shoot and the team amazingly only had four hours to do it as the real work was doing pre-season Ford GT race car tyre test. All eight drivers are Any Priaulx, Harry Tincknell, Oliver Pla, Steven Mucke, Dirk Muller, Joey Hand, Richard Westbrook, and Ryan Briscoe.

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The entire video was shoot using three camera crews, a drone and 16 GoPro cameras, with a Ford Fiesta ST serving as tracking car with all footage shot in hi-def 4K resolution.

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Afterwards Harry Tincknell said: “It was a hilarious shoot. Eight racing drivers all given a car to go flat-out in for a race. Anything could have happened and it almost did! It was amazing to be one of the first people to drive the all-new Ford Fiesta ST, one of the most popular cars in the world, and it handled like a dream.“

Ahmad Zulizwan
Author: Ahmad Zulizwan
Take it to the track, please.