The company Ford has presented the first in the history of the brand Mustang, which will perform in the top division of the racing series NASCAR – Monster Energy. The public debut of the sports car, built by the joint efforts of Ford Performance and Ford Design units, will take place next February at Daytona 500.
One of the tasks in the construction of the racing Mustang was to transform the corporate style of the model in accordance with NASCAR rules, while retaining the recognizability of the image. According to designers, the car should look on the racing track as well as on the street.
Ford Mustang has participated in various competitions since 1964, when unexpectedly for all the model won the most difficult “Tour de France” – a 10-day race with a length of 6400 kilometers. Later Mustangs began to perform in the body series SCCA Trans-Am, IMSA, races of the Association of Hot Rods NHRA, Formula Drift and Division NASCAR Xfinity.
“Daytona 500” will be the debut race for another car – the new Toyota Supra. Sportcar, work on which was conducted from 2017, from next year will be performing in the division Xfinity Series instead of Camry.