News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

If there’s a marque to get tongues wagging over at MotorMartin Towers then it would have to be the blue oval, particularly from around 1989 onwards. Indeed, the MotorMartin Cougar 2.5 V6 is thoroughly enjoying its new life thrashing around on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire. News then that an incredible selection of fast Fords will be heading to auction at the September Sale, including a very special 2006 Ford GT, a restored 1972 Ford Escort RS1600 an incredibly rare 1986 Ford Sierra Cosworth Wolf RS500 and a 1990 Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth 4×4 with only 13,310 miles … Continue reading News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

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News: EIGHT FORD PERFORMANCE MODELS + EIGHT FORD GT RACE DRIVERS = ONE EPIC TRACK SHOWDOWN!

We all love a fast Ford up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, a fact that should be clear to regular readers, which brings us to the latest news from the incredible Ford Performance team who have shared with MotorMartin that it’s finally time for the ultimate track showdown: Eight models from the Ford Performance global line-up on a circuit together for the very first time, pushed to their limits by the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team drivers. In a new video from Ford Performance, filmed at the Motorland race circuit near Barcelona, Spain and kindly shared with MotorMartin’s … Continue reading News: EIGHT FORD PERFORMANCE MODELS + EIGHT FORD GT RACE DRIVERS = ONE EPIC TRACK SHOWDOWN!

News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team have let it be known to MotorMartin that they head east again this week for the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After a difficult weekend at Fuji, Japan, the team will have to pull out all of the stops to get back into contention for a championship win. The team have previously shared with MotorMartin that the 6 Hours of Shanghai was the scene of a memorable 1-2 finish for the Ford GTs in 2016, but WEC team principal, George Howard-Chappell, knows that one good result doesn’t guarantee another. “More than … Continue reading News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

News: WATCH FORD GT CRUISE ATLANTIC OCEAN ROAD – WITH A DETOUR TO SET NEW TIME AT WORLD’S MOST NORTHERLY CIRCUIT

Ford have once again provided us, the public, with a very important service by asking the question “Could this be the perfect road trip – a stately promenade of the ultimate coast road, followed by a record-breaking blast around a very special circuit, unfamiliar to all but the biggest racing fans?” And in MotorMartin’s opinion, they might just be right. The Atlantic Ocean Road, which showcases the jaw-dropping beauty of Norway’s shores, is certainly one of Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads, a video series from Ford that now turns the spotlight on the Ford GT supercar and one that will continue … Continue reading News: WATCH FORD GT CRUISE ATLANTIC OCEAN ROAD – WITH A DETOUR TO SET NEW TIME AT WORLD’S MOST NORTHERLY CIRCUIT

What Can You Buy For £200? Chase The Ace

One of the reasons for the popularity of MotorMartin is the desire to put forward opinions regarding ‘real life’ motoring, after all, we have surely all thought about our top 10 favourite cars that we’d have in our dream garage that will be built one day and I’d guess that some of those cars may be coming in at around the £100K mark. Certainly the first car on my list would be the all new Ford GT, a car that you needed to apply for and that’s if you have the many, many pounds with which to complete the purchase. … Continue reading What Can You Buy For £200? Chase The Ace

News: FORD GT DELIVERS ULTIMATE RACE CAR FOR THE ROAD SUPPORTED BY 50 SENSORS, 25 COMPUTERS… AND 2 CUP HOLDERS

One of MotorMartin’s favourite modern cars has got to be the Ford GT, indeed, following the car’s racing fortunes in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship has become all consuming due to the superb performance and beautiful looks displayed by the Chip Ganassi Racing GT over the last season and a half. With enthusiasm For the GT still not sated, despite consuming all available information, there was much excitement recently when some of the more intricate details of the road car were shared with the Ford fans up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers.  Ford have explained to MotorMartin … Continue reading News: FORD GT DELIVERS ULTIMATE RACE CAR FOR THE ROAD SUPPORTED BY 50 SENSORS, 25 COMPUTERS… AND 2 CUP HOLDERS

News: FORD AIMING HIGH FOR WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT SPA

With the racing season finally arriving a few weeks ago and the Silverstone opener reaching it’s conclusion, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team travels to Spa, Belgium, next week for the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, leading both the Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ World Championships following a season-opening victory for the #67 Ford GT and fourth-place finish for the #66 Ford GT at Silverstone, UK.  The Ford team, have shared with MotorMartin that they are aiming to maintain their momentum as all of the teams start to turn their attention to the Le Mans 24 Hours race … Continue reading News: FORD AIMING HIGH FOR WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT SPA

News: FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING READY TO TAKE ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

For a relatively new team and car combination, the success enjoyed by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing was really quite staggering, culminating in some quite staggering achievements which will be detailed a little later. MotorMartin has been following the all new Ford GT and it’s racing derivative since the start of last season’s FIA World Endurance Championship, where it’s been in direct competition with the Prancing Horse, recreating their classic battles and excitement from the 1960s. For a fast Ford fan like MotorMartin, it certainly was a season to remember. Twelve drivers. Four cars. One team. It’s become a common refrain … Continue reading News: FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING READY TO TAKE ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

News: FORD GTs TO RACE IN DOUBLE HEADER AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS IN TEXAS

Anyone interested in the current 2016 FIA WEC will already be familiar with the impressive Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team and their amazing looking and performing cars. But here at MotorMartin Towers, news has arrived that the team heads back to the U.S. this weekend where those stunning Ford GTs will compete in a thrilling double-header of world class racing at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Oh yes. Ford have informed MotorMartin that they will run all four Ford GT race cars at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend, albeit in separate races. The two WEC … Continue reading News: FORD GTs TO RACE IN DOUBLE HEADER AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS IN TEXAS

News: 6506 APPLY TO OWN ALL-NEW FORD GT IN A MONTH; ALMOST 200,000 CONFIGURE FORD GT OF THEIR DREAMS

With all of the excitement generated by the news, earlier this year, that Ford were to enter 2 cars into the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship and 4 cars in the legendary 25H Le Mans http://motormartin.com/2016/03/18/news-ford-unveils-strong-international-line-up-of-drivers-to-tackle-the-ultimate/ it was perhaps inevitable that the availability of the road going Ford GT would cause quite a stir amongst the many thousands of fast Ford fans around the world, see http://motormartin.com/2016/04/17/news-ford-officially-begins-taking-applications-for-all-new-ford-gt-supercar-at-fordgt-com/ And now Ford have informed MotorMartin that after more than 10,800 people showed interest online in buying a new Ford GT, Ford received 6,506 fully completed applications from people around the world – including over 500 … Continue reading News: 6506 APPLY TO OWN ALL-NEW FORD GT IN A MONTH; ALMOST 200,000 CONFIGURE FORD GT OF THEIR DREAMS