Race against the clock, or the fuel gauge, at a single of 12 occasions
Ford is offering potential customers a opportunity to drive its EcoBoost turbocharged, direct-injected cars in the vogue they were intended: on the track. The business is kicking off its EcoBoost Challenge, taking spot in 12 cities across the U.S. starting up April twelve.
Attendees will get to check out out the Focus ST and Fiesta ST, as nicely as the Mustang, F-150, Transit Connect Wagon and the EcoBoost-powered Expedition.
According to Ford, a lot more than 28,000 folks took part in the event final year.
This 12 months, visitors can compete towards the clock in a Fiesta ST and get hot laps with a pro driver in a Emphasis ST. Hybrid supporters can get behind the wheel of the C-Max. The events will consist of back-to-back runs with competing vehicles.
Ford says that by the end of 2014, much more than 90 % of its North American auto and truck lineup will be offered with an EcoBoost engine.
The events will consider spot on Saturdays, April via July. The 3 closed-course setups will incorporate an ST Efficiency Academy layout, a Hybrid Challenge and an EcoBoost Challenge drive.
You can signal up now at ecoboostdrive.com. Area is constrained and obtainable on a first-come, 1st-served basis. Occasions are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on most days.
EcoBoost Challenge places and dates contain:
–Phoenix: University of Phoenix Stadium, April 12
–Charlotte, N.C.: Charlotte Motor Speedway, April 18-19 (in conjunction with Mustang 50th anniversary celebration)
–Miami: Calder Casino and Race Program, April 26
–Orlando, Fla.: Daytona International Speedway, May 3
–Los Angeles: Santa Anita Race Park, Might 10
–Dallas: AT&T Stadium, Might 17
–Seattle: Emerald Downs, May 31
–Houston: Reliant Stadium, June 6
–Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University, June 14
–Chicago: Arlington Park, June 21
–San Francisco: Golden Gate Fields, June 28
–Indianapolis: Lucas Oil Stadium, July 19
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