Orlando Pirates Sponsorship Announcment

Today, we are proud to announce a three year vehicle partnership with Premier Soccer League Club, Orlando Pirates. Orlando Pirates is one of the most successful and recognisable Soccer clubs in South Africa and has a loyal fan base of over 10 million people. This, coupled with the fact that Soccer remains the country’s most popular and most-viewed sport, led us to our three year partnership which begins today.
We announce this partnership at interesting time with both brands currently in a phase of transformation, resolved to do better for customers and fans alike.
For us at Ford, we have a resolute commitment to going further and creating enjoyable experiences at every customer touch point. We want our customers to feel proud of the brand, to be loyal supporters of our efforts, cheering us on like their favourite team. In order to achieve this we need to be the best at our game. [...]

Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400

  • Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T

 

  • Sixth place finish for Henk Lategan and Barry White

 

  • Race ends prematurely for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer

 

  • Qualifying: 41km, Loop 1: 159km, Loop 2: 159km, Total: 359km

 

Sun city, South Africa, 16 September 2017 – The Sun City 400 cross country race lived up to its name today, with clear skies, a scorching sun and an unforgiving landscape setting the scene for the fifth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

Featuring a relatively short route of 359km and an ultra-competitive battle in Class T for Production Vehicles, the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Puma Lubricants team ended the two-day event with a useful haul of points for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable in [...]

If you’re going to gamble, Sun City is the place to do it.

And Team ATS Motorsport, aka the Young Guns, will be gambling on a strong finish in the Sun City 400, fifth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), which takes place at the popular North-West Province resort on September 15 and 16.

They’ve made the most of the six-week break since the last round to improve the performance of their rip-snorting Ford Ranger.

“We’ve done further development work on the shock absorbers and continue to move in the right direction,” confirmed Richard Leeke, at just 21 already a hardened veteran of national championship motorsport. “The goalposts are moving all the time and our Ranger is a much faster truck than it was at the beginning of the year and while we’re still the rookies of the Cross Country scene, we’re quick learners!”

So far 2017 – their maiden season in Cross [...]

Pretoria, South Africa, 7 September 2017 – Ford Motor Company today announced that the hugely popular Ford Ranger bakkie will be available in an off-road performance variant for the first time. The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired bakkie joins the Ford Performance family, as the new ‘Ford Ranger Raptor’. The Ranger Raptor will be coming to South Africa, with further information to be revealed in due course.

Designed and engineered to deliver an adrenaline pumping experience, Ford Ranger Raptor sports a head-turning exterior look that exudes toughness as well as a level of capability and off-road performance never before seen in the mid-size bakkie segment.

Sharing the same nomenclature as the F-150 Raptor, the world’s most extreme production bakkie, Ranger Raptor is in a class of its own among mid-size off-road performance vehicles.

Building on the success of the class-leading Ford Ranger, one of the best-selling bakkies in a number of markets, Ranger Raptor brings the thrilling off-road [...]

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