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Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Feb 7 2013, 8:29am CST | by

New racecar for GRC is based on the production Fiesta ST

Ford has officially unveiled its new racing car designed specifically to dominate the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship. The racecar is based on the 2013 Fiesta ST that will go on sale in the...

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Ford Unveils Cool New Fiesta ST Racecar for Global RallyCross Championship

Feb 7 2013, 8:29am CST | by

New racecar for GRC is based on the production Fiesta ST

Ford has officially unveiled its new racing car designed specifically to dominate the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship. The racecar is based on the 2013 Fiesta ST that will go on sale in the United States this summer. Ford is mum on the specifications for the car as far as power output and performance.

The racecar is built by OlsbergsMSE and will be on display this week at the Chicago Auto Show. The first of the racecars will be driven by Tanner Faust and Brian Deegan in the GRC season kicking off this year. Later in the year, another Ford sponsored driver will step behind the will of a similar racecar.

That driver is Hoonigan Ken Block and we will undoubtedly see Block blasting through the streets of some city in his next YouTube video behind the wheel of this new car. Block will also compete in the GRC and other events using the vehicle.

 
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2014 Race of Argentina - Preview

Jul 28 2014 7:08am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

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Could Ted Nugent’s 1979 Ford Bronco Be Worth $25,000?

Jul 28 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

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Jul 28 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

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Any car owner will tell you the cost of driving does not begin or end with the sticker price or the monthly payment notice arriving in the mailbox. There's insurance, maintenance and yes, the cost of gasoline. $30,000 Cheap Speed ChallengeIndex | What the Judges Said | Results The competitors in our Cheap Speed Challenge may be relatively affordable considering their performance chops, but s ...
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Jul 28 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

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How Would The Civic Si Have Fared Against Cheap Speed Challengers?

Jul 28 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

The $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge was supposed to include the new 2014 Honda Civic Si, but its sad fate was sealed when a Chicago pothole claimed its front passenger-side tire on the evening before testing at a drag strip. What's the Best Cheap Speed Car for $30,000? You might think a new tire would be easy enough to locate, but that wasn't the case. It took the recommended dealership two days to get it fixed. The car arrived at the Autobahn Country Club ...
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2015 Ford Territory Revealed, Will Be Last Aussie-Built SUV

Jul 28 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

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Ford Australia reveals final locally-made Territory

Jul 28 2014 2:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

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Ford, Ram quarrel over heavy-duty pickup towing title

Jul 27 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

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