Ford Hero to Demonstrate BA V8Supercar - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > Latest Ford News and Racing News > Ford Racing Across the Globe
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-06-2002, 16:31   #1 (permalink)
Mr. Embargo
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Embargoland
Posts: 3,745
Ford Hero to Demonstrate BA V8Supercar

Three time Bathurst winner and five time Australian Touring Car Champion, Dick Johnson, will debut Ford’s 2003 Falcon V8 Supercar this coming Sunday at Mount Panorama.

Johnson will drive two demonstration laps of Australia’s most famous motor racing circuit at 8:45am Bathurst-time, just over an hour before the start of the 2002 Bob Jane T-Marts 1000.

Ford Australia President Geoff Polites asked Johnson to do the honours in recognition of the Queenslander’s outstanding efforts for Ford over the past 30 years.

“At Ford we are very excited about the new 2003 Falcon and this first racecar is certainly very special,” said Geoff Polites.

“We simply couldn’t go past Dick Johnson as the ideal person to debut the car, and it will give our many supporters both trackside at Bathurst and on television a great chance to see what the future holds.”

Needless to say, Dick Johnson was delighted to get the call and is eagerly looking forward to his laps at Bathurst aboard the 2003 Ford Falcon V8 Supercar.

“I’m thrilled to be asked,” Dick Johnson admitted.

“More importantly, I can’t wait to see the thousands of fans at Bathurst as they rise to their feet to welcome the new car.”

Following the demonstration laps, the 2003 Ford Falcon V8 Supercar will be displayed in the Ford Merchandise Hall in Harris Park. Its next public appearance will then be at the Sydney Motor Show, 18 to 27 October.

Built by Ford with the same engineering expertise used to develop the Falcon road car, the first 2003 V8 Supercar is a developmental platform from which final technical specifications will be made ahead of its first season of competition.

The knowledge gained from this development program will be shared by all Ford teams ahead of the 2003 season.

This is also the first-ever factory-built Ford Falcon V8 Supercar.

Ford’s 2003 Falcon V8 Supercar will debut in a striking paint scheme designed by Ford Design Studio’s Nick Hogios, who was also responsible for the now-famous ‘Green-Eyed Monster’ 00 Motorsport Falcon Supercar driven by Craig Lowndes.

The 2003 Ford Falcon V8 Supercar will be eligible for competition from the start of next season, with its first race scheduled for the Australian Grand Prix meeting at Albert Park (Melbourne) March 7-9.

Network Ten will screen the demonstration laps ‘LIVE’ as part of their extensive coverage of the Bob Jane T-Marts 1000. Action photography of the laps will also be available on the day.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg bav8sc.jpg (19.1 KB, 650 views)
__________________
*Retired.
RPO83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-06-2002, 16:34   #2 (permalink)
Mr. Embargo
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Embargoland
Posts: 3,745
.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg bav8sc2.jpg (16.5 KB, 723 views)
__________________
*Retired.
RPO83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 16:38   #3 (permalink)
Mr. Embargo
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Embargoland
Posts: 3,745
..
Attached Images
File Type: jpg bav8sc3.jpg (25.1 KB, 594 views)
__________________
*Retired.
RPO83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 16:42   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Chuggwald's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Tasmania
Posts: 218
wow that looks awesome!
__________________
Aaaaaarghh! You have a women's hands!!
Chuggwald is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 16:45   #5 (permalink)
Mr. Embargo
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Embargoland
Posts: 3,745
Another pic.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg bav8sc4.jpg (17.3 KB, 688 views)
__________________
*Retired.
RPO83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 16:52   #6 (permalink)
Rail Rider
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Cowra, NSW
Posts: 1,248
Drrooooooll
__________________
AlbertM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 16:55   #7 (permalink)
Mmmm, forbidden donut
 
The Mighty XE's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Geelong
Age: 34
Posts: 365
check out the width of that rear wing!!
__________________
"We now have exactly the same situation as we had at the start of the race, only exactly the opposite"
The Mighty XE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 17:10   #8 (permalink)
Wanting 5 Gears, Damnit!
 
ChuBBz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 1,660
Thats Bloody Evil ! ! ! ! !
__________________
ChuBBz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 17:13   #9 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Melbourne , Vic
Posts: 202
That thing looks UNREAL.!!

I have been hoping for something like this for a ages.... the car looks HORN , a competant developer in prodrive and through everyone i know there is a pretty big public interest . hopefully this can be the turning point

And how better to debut the car than at the Mountain with DJ..!
st00pid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2002, 17:38   #10 (permalink)
------
 
Number Seventeen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Shellharbour
Posts: 162
That cant be the actual Aero kit can it?

It looks like a Drag car
__________________
17 - The Legend Lives On
Number Seventeen is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > Latest Ford News and Racing News > Ford Racing Across the Globe



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ford family celebrates 100 years of cars Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 06-10-2003 05:46
FORD TOUGH: The pressure's on for Bill Ford Jr. to finish first Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 06-10-2003 04:52
'Henry had the dream' Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 03-28-2003 05:58
A CENTURY OF VISION: Fords built city, changed the world Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 03-12-2003 07:17
Ford Product-Led Transformation: 2003 RPO83 Trans | Driveline 0 07-22-2002 06:48

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:02.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.