Ford revealed it’s Daytona Prototype race car which will be racing at the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
The racing debut of the Daytona Prototype will be the 24 hours of Daytona. It is equipped with an Ecoboost V6 3,5 liter engine . Details are not available to us for the engine aside from the fact that , according to Ford, it recently completed a resistance test at the Dynamometer Lab at Michigan. The company also revealed that they worked with people of Roush Yates Racing Engines to ensure the readiness of the engine.
Before starting it’s ” career ” at the slopes , the car will try to shoot down a record. The Ford Racing, in collaboration with Continental, will attempt to set a new track record on the track of Daytona, exceeding the 338.548km/h average speed for one round. Record that lasts from 1987 NASCAR champion, Bill Elliott.
According to the director of Ford Racing, Jamie Allison:
We are proud to bring a twin-turbo V6 3,5 liter engine with direct injection in United SportsCar Championship when most prefer the V8. We want to show the capabilities of Ford Ecoboost like a machine that offers performance and fuel economy , both inside and outside the track.