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Ford Racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats

    During the week of August 19-22, a team of thrill seekers ventured out to the Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway to break a land speed record. Forty years after Mickey Thompson set nearly 300 speed and endurance records in a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 to support Ford Division's launch of that now-famous model, Danny Thompson, Mickey's son, was set to repeat history in a 2008 E85 powered FR500C Ford Mustang. The FR500C was equipped with a 5.4L Ford GT block, heads and various performance parts from Ford Racing.

    Brent Hajek was the mastermind and financier of this project. Mr. Hajek is a race car owner, driver and racing enthusiast. He also has a large collection of vintage race cars housed in the Hajek Motorsports Museum in Oklahoma. in Oklahoma.

Read the story on the Ford Racing website


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