Ford hires Tanner Foust, doesn't fire Ken Block for wearing shorts

This week's best rumor: Tanner Foust was given the $500,000 Global RallyCross Ford sponsorship after Ken Block was fired for showing up in shorts 90 minutes late to a meeting with Bill Ford Jr. That's half true.
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Mustang 5.0-Liter Supercharger A 624 HP Tire-Shredding Bargain

Ford Racing's announced a 2.3-liter supercharger kit for the 2011 Mustang 5.0-liter V8, which makes a staggering 624-hp and 536 lb-ft of torque. Cost? $7,499. Sorta makes the $18,000 supercharged 550-hp Shelby GT500 option seem overpriced. [MustangsDaily] » 8/23/10 10:00am 8/23/10 10:00am

Forum Fan-Boys At Wonder What Happened At Milan Dragway

LTDScott caught it first, but now the notice has spread. Even though Chris Ihara, the founder of late model Mustang site, was equipped with the seriously high horsepower Shelby GT500KR, we still managed to eek out a win by way of our hind ends. Now the Corral boys want, if not answers, then at least the… » 6/18/08 3:00pm 6/18/08 3:00pm

Jalopnik How-To: Drag Racing

We know the thought of heading out to a drag strip for the first time can be both daunting and intimidating. This past weekend we did just that when we were invited to the second annual Ford Racing Invitational to try our hand at the straight-line game of drag racing. Having always focused more on the curves and less… » 6/18/08 12:00pm 6/18/08 12:00pm

Five Cool Things We Learned About NASCAR This Weekend

Ford Racing invited Los Jalops on a NASCAR immersion trip this past Friday. At first we were skeptical, considering the big oval hasn't traditionally been our beat, but we've never been ones to shy away from bringing you the gift of knowledge, particularly when the odor of burning Sunoco 260 is involved. Since Wert's… » 6/17/08 1:00pm 6/17/08 1:00pm

Ford Racing Invitational: Who Smoked Whom?

We took a run down to Milan Dragway for the Ford Racing Invitational — a Ford-sponsored event this past weekend pitting the automotive media against each other in a little bit of drag racing action. We had the chance to take some runs against the likes of Road & Track,5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords and Autoblog just to name… » 6/17/08 12:00pm 6/17/08 12:00pm