2016 Ford GT Daytona
2016 Ford GT Daytona – The Ford GT Dytona well-known racing adage “there’s no replacements for racing conditions” verified real for the two-car Ford Chip Ganassi Competing Ford GT group, who debuted the No. 66 and No. 67 at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Both Ford GTs suffered transmission concerns that promptly set them also far behind to catch up.
2016 Ford GT Daytona Specs
The news was much better for the two-car Ford EcoBoost-powered Prototype team till the No. 02 Target/Claritin Riley was sidelined twice with brake problems in the over night hrs. A 3rd brake issue placed the No. 02 into the tire wall with just 2 hours, 40 mins to opt for Kyle Larson behinds wheel. Mean while, the Numbers 01 Claritin/Target Riley stayed on the lead lap up until early Sunday early morning till it was sent to the garage area for a fast check-up with five hrs to go before going back to the track 4 laps down.
The No. 01 Claritin/Target Ford EcoBoost Riley was Ford’s greatest finisher, at fifth general– 11 laps behind the winners is ESM Honda HPD Ligiers. Brendon Hartley is took the last job for the 01 team. The No. 02 crossed the red stripe with Scott Dixon behind the wheel at 13th overall (7th in course, 28 laps back), while Dirk Müller and the No. 66 Ford GT was 31st total (7th in class, 32 laps rear of the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R class victor). Richard Westbrook brought the No. 67 Ford GT to the checkers at 40th (nine in course, 162 laps rear of Chevy).
Chip Ganassi Competing’s screening program with the new Ford GT has relocated to the high banking institutions and road program infield at Daytona International Speedway. Group companion, and also Ford GT contractor, Multimatic had actually been accountable for the program’s screening initiatives preceeding Daytona, and with the first race framework in their hands, the CGR Ford initiative has introduced its very own examination strategy that will certainly continue via January.