The iconic Ford Mustang GT3 race car is gearing up to compete in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2024.
The all-new 2024 Mustang Dark Horse serves as the foundation for this powerful racing machine.
Renowned motorsports designer Troy Lee brings a bold and vibrant new look to the Mustang GT3 race car.
Ford enters the global FIA GT3 category with the Mustang GT3, following its triumphant history at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The unveiling of the Mustang GT3 coincides with the introduction of fresh branding and a new global Ford Performance logo.
Ford Performance extends its partnerships with trusted allies Multimatic and M-Sport for the Mustang GT3 project.
The Mustang GT3 features cutting-edge technology, including bespoke suspension, carbon fiber body panels, and a high-performance engine.
Proton Competition becomes the first WEC customer team for the Mustang GT3, set to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Ford Performance will also field a two-car factory race program with the Mustang GT3 in IMSA's GTD Pro class.
Automotive enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing the Mustang GT3's power, precision, and legacy on display at the 2024 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The world’s most iconic endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, is about to witness the formidable presence of the 2024 Ford Mustang GT3 race car. As part of the centenary celebration, the all-new Mustang Dark Horse serves as the foundation for this racing marvel. A momentous occasion, the unveiling of the Mustang race car showcases a striking, vibrant design from renowned motorsports designer Troy Lee, marking his debut collaboration with Ford race cars.
Ford takes a momentous step by officially entering the global FIA GT3 category with the Mustang GT3 race car. The last time Ford triumphed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans was in 2016 with the Ford GT, solidifying a historic bond between Ford and the prestigious race. However, this time around, Ford’s return to Le Mans signifies more than just a battle against Ferrari; it’s Ford versus the world. This endeavor represents the beginning of a global motorsports venture for Mustang, similar to the success achieved with Bronco and Raptor off-road vehicles, as stated by Jim Farley, CEO of Ford Motor Company.
Revealing a Fresh Branding and New Logo Simultaneously, Ford introduces its new global Ford Performance branding, sporting a cleaner and simplified look that will adorn all its racing vehicles. This expressive and captivating new identity positions Ford Performance as a distinctive lifestyle brand with a passionate focus on sports. The new Ford Performance mark seamlessly integrates across various platforms, including car liveries, merchandise, display assets, and advertising, amplifying its impact.
Continuing Trusted Partnerships Ford Performance has extended its partnerships with two trusted allies, Multimatic and M-Sport, for the foundation of the Mustang GT3 project. Multimatic, renowned for building the iconic Ford GT, brings their expertise from the Ford GT race program to assist in the construction and support of the Mustang GT3s. Meanwhile, M-Sport, a long-standing partner in the World Rally Championship with two championship titles, assembles the potent Ford Performance-developed 5.4-liter Coyote-based V8 engines that power this remarkable pony.
Purpose-Built for GT3 Excellence The Ford Mustang GT3 race car incorporates a custom short-long arm suspension, rear-mounted transaxle gearbox, and lightweight carbon fiber body panels. To meet the rigorous GT3 targets, the Mustang GT3 features a unique aerodynamic package meticulously developed for optimal performance.
Proton Competition: Leading the Way as the First WEC Customer Team for Mustang GT3 Ahead of its Le Mans debut in 2024, the Mustang GT3 will engage in various GT3 series worldwide, driven by customer teams. Proton Competition, based in Ehingen, Germany, will be the first customer team, fielding a pair of Mustang GT3s in the FIA World Endurance Championship starting in 2024. Proton Competition team principal, Christian Ried, expressed the significance of this program, emphasizing the Mustang’s iconic status and the team’s eagerness to join forces with Ford.
Ford Performance’s Factory Race Program: A Two-Car GTD Pro Class Presence Ford Performance will also spearhead a two-car factory race program featuring the Ford Mustang GT3 in IMSA’s GTD Pro class. Managed by Multimatic Motorsports, this exciting endeavor will commence at the 2024 Rolex 24 at Daytona, showcasing the full capabilities of the Mustang GT3 on the track.