IT'S official: the Ford Mustang is coming back to the Supercars Championship in 2019.
Ford Performance has worked with a number of competition partners globally, including Chip Ganassi Racing in the World Endurance Championship with the Le Mans-winning Ford GT; and the Ford Fiesta with M-Sport, 2017 World Rally Champions and current leaders of the WRC.
Mustang's return to the championship is also made possible through Supercars' Gen2 rules platform, which opens up the championship to two-door cars and non-V8 engines, although significant work will be needed to allow the Mustang's body shape to fit over the mandated control chassis.
The Falcon's been flying the flag for Ford for 26 years but the Mustang is no slouch pony, having collected five straight titles in the preceding Australian Touring Championship in the 1960s. The pony vehicle will serve as the backbone of the automaker's entry in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship starting next season.
"There is a strong appetite and passion for the Fiesta ST in our line-up, and can see the affinity and esteem that Australians have with driving enjoyment of the existing model", said Ford Australia President and CEO, Graeme Whickman.
Tickford co-owner Rod Nash is understandably stoked his team's been tossed the keys to the iconic vehicle. And they're not just any teams.
"As a Ford Performance model that's raced around the world, it's fitting that Australia's most popular sports vehicle should be on our race tracks".
Whickman also refused to put a timeline on Ford's Supercars involvement, but said that given the Mustang is a model that will form part of Ford's range "ad infinitum" that he expects that the arrangement will "carry on for the foreseeable future".
"The Mustang nameplate is one the of the most legendary in the world and we are proud to have it lining up on our grid in 2019", noted Sean Seamer, CEO of Supercars Australia.
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