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It was a stellar weekend for the Ford Mustang this weekend at the Pirelli World Challenge races at Belle Isle this weekend, as Dean Martin of Rehagen Racing won both races in the GTS class. …

The Ford Mustang had one of its most successful outings in the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge in the last few years with a strong contingent of Mustang drivers finishing in the top ten.
Tony Buffomante of …

Jack Roush Jr. set the fastest time in qualifying in the GTS class of the Pirelli World Challenge series earlier today in Long Beach, capturing pole position for tomorrow’s race. Not only did Roush get …

Capaldi Racing announced today the addition of two additional entries in the GTS category of the Pirelli World Challenge as they prepare for a championship run in 2014. Series veteran Brad Adams returns to the …

The Ford Mustang had its most successful outing of the 2013 SCCA World Challenge season with Dean Martin of Rehagen Racing taking his very first win in the series. Martin, in only his second career World Challenge start, won the second of two races that were part of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, marking the first time that the Mustang has claimed the top spot on the podium this season. Taking advantage of a race restart on lap 21, Martin managed to squeeze past several spinning cars to take …

Capaldi Racing is heading to St. Petersburg, FL, for the 2013 Pirelli World Challenge season opener this weekend with Mustang veteran, Brad Adams, and Mustang newcomer, Ardee Toppe – both piloting brand new Mustang Boss 302Ss. Brad, who has raced with Capaldi Racing in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, will be driving an updated version of his familiar bright green “Who Dat!?” Mustang while Ardee will be making his Mustang debut in the Toppe Motorsport, Texas-livered Mustang.
“We’re really excited to have Brad and Ardee on the team …

Today in SCCA World Challenge GTS competition, the Ford Mustang Boss 302 contingency staged a protest against the series by parking their cars in pit lane after the initial formation lap. The reason for the protest was actually two-fold. The primary reason for the protest was driven by high engine temperatures caused by the very small restrictor the Boss 302 GTS Mustang is required to run to reduce the horsepower of the Mustang. This causes unusually high engine temperatures and all Mustangs were experiencing high engine coolant and oil temperatures. …

Paul Brown/Tiger Racing and the rest of the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge contingent will cross the border this weekend for their only event in Canada this year when the series visits Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, the facility in Bowmanville, Ontario formerly known as Mosport International Raceway. Lead driver and team owner Paul Brown won the GTS portion of the second half of the doubleheader at Mosport last year in route to the driver, team and manufacturer’s championship for Ford. He also set two new track records for the class as he …

After a tough race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last month, the contingent of Ford Mustang race cars looked to bounce back at the SCCA World Challenge event as part of the Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend. Coming off their first podium finish of the year, local team Capaldi Racing was coming out in full force Mustang race cars, and defending champion Tiger Racing managed to patch up their duo battered and bruised race cars in time for the trip to Detroit. Roger Miller, Alec Udell and Jason von …

Michigan-based and family operated Capaldi Racing is gearing up for the return of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend. The Detroit area team will be campaigning not just one, but three Ford Mustang Boss 302S race cars in this weekend’s two Pirelli World Challenge races. Adding to the local color, among the three Capaldi Racing drivers will be Richmond, Michigan’s own Craig Capaldi. Craig, who has extensive experience in NASA American Iron and the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, will be making his …

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