Chip Ganassi Racing has retained the services of Ryan Briscoe, Joey Hand, Dirk Muller, and Richard Westbrook to drive the new Ford GT in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season - starting at Daytona in January.
The UAW pushed back the deadline for its proposed contract with GM until Nov. 20 to work out an agreement for skilled trades workers. Ford employees continue to vote on their deal, but it looks likely to pass.
Ford Performance and Michelin have announced a new partnership that will see the French rubber company provide the tires for all the Blue Oval's performance models, including the Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Focus RS, Shelby GT350 and GT350R, F-150 Raptor, and Ford GT.
Ford and the UAW have a tentative agreement that could go to union members for a vote soon. The proposed contract reportedly includes $9 billion in new US investments from the Blue Oval. The union also continues to finish its deal with GM.