Ford v8 supercars. The 2018 supercars championship known for commercial reasons as the 2018 virgin australia supercars championship is an fia sanctioned international motor racing series for supercars. The brand completed its. For the first time since 2015 ford australia is making its return to the virgin australia supercars championship for the 2019 season and have announced that they will no longer be using the ford falcon fg xs that they have been using for racing since 2013.
They are working closely with ford performance to develop the supercars spec mustang which will run a 50 liter v 8 borrowed from the falcon based cars. The information below shows the categorys requirements. Prodrive racing australia will assess the mustangs suitability as a supercars body shape early in the new year with 2017 likely to be the final year of the falcon.
It will have a reduced commercial arrangement next season with the team currently known as ford performance racing fpr but will cease all involvement beyond that. The supercars championship known as the virgin australia supercars championship for sponsorship purposes is a touring car racing category based in australia and run as an international series under federation internationale de lautomobile fia regulations. Pra one of just two ford.
2014 ford falcon v8 supercars race car. 2014 ford falcon v8 supercars race car we should note that supercars teams use a common chassis but with brand specific bodies powertrains and aeroall at parity. Ford australia has confirmed it is pulling out of v8 supercar racing from the end of the 2015 season.