Ford GT Goes Drag Racing in Irwindale

2005 Ford GT Dragstrip
The Ford GT prepares to tackle the drag strip

February 2013: Ford GT Visits a Drag Strip

The Ford GT is anything but a dragster. The car is designed for high-speed cruising or high-speed track duty (the latter preferably when wearing slicks). But that didn’t stop me from visiting Irwindale Drag Strip in February of 2013. My first automotive passion manifested as a love of American muscle cars, and I spent much of my teen driving years going to Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado in one of many 440-powered Mopars. Read more

Ford GT and an Aston Martin DB9

When you meet friends for lunch, sometimes they bring their own exotic car

December 2012: Meeting an Aston Martin DB9 for Lunch

Between my own access and my friends’ access to press vehicles it’s not uncommon for me run into some pretty exotics machinery during otherwise casual gatherings. Back in December of 2012 I met an automotive journalist friend of mine for lunch at the Camarillo airport. I was driving my Ford GT and he was driving a brand new Aston Martin DB9. Read more