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Ford to celebrate 110 years of racing heritage at SEMA

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Oct 11th, 2011 at 6:00PM

On this day in 1901, Henry Ford took his home-built race car named "Sweepstakes" and entered a 10-mile race at the Detroit Driving Club against the favored Alexander Winton. Ford ended up winning the race and the victory garnered attention from investors that would help launch the Ford Motor Company just a couple of years later. Since that first race, Ford has achieved a multitude of successes in a variety of motorsports including wins at the Daytona 500, Indy 500, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Baja 1000 and more. As part of their celebration of 110 years of racing, Ford will be bringing together... Read More

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