Today, Ford announced that the 2015 Ford Mustang GT fastback will serve as the official pace car for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
Joe Hinrichs will drive the Race Red fastback around the track in Brooklyn, Michigan.
According to Chantel Lenard, director, U.S. Marketing, Ford Motor Company, “Ford is very proud to have the 2015 Mustang GT pace the Quicken Loans 400 this Sunday. With its proximity to the Motor City, Michigan International Speedway is a showcase for the auto industry. To have Mustang – a brand born of racing – in this special anniversary year, leading some of the world’s best drivers to the green flag, is special. We know our fans will enjoy seeing it out on the track.”
The Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race kicks off on June 15.
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