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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claim the 2019 Class T championship with one race remaining – their second title on the trot


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea score a solid fourth-place finish in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Qualifying: 55km, Loop 1: 189km, Loop 2: 189km, Total: 433km

    LICHTENBURG, South Africa, 14 September 2019 – Lance...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable had plenty of reason to celebrate today when their season-long dominance of the Class T Production Vehicle championship was rewarded with a second consecutive title in the highly competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aim to continue unbroken Class T winning streak at fifth round of 2019 SA Cross Country Series – with title glory in sight


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea line up in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Race relocated to Lichtenburg due to exceptionally dry conditions and risk of fire in Harrismith


    Lichtenburg 400 programme...

    The exciting and extremely competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) has hit the home stretch, with the Lichtenburg 400 selected as the penultimate round of the championship, taking place on 13 and 14 September.

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable earn fifth consecutive Class T victory of the 2019 SACCS season at Bronkhorstspruit 400


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea recover from qualifying non-finish to end eighth


    Qualifying: 66km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 410km

    BRONKHORSTSPRUIT, South Africa, 4 August 2019 – The dream season continued for the Castrol Ford...

    BRONKHORSTSPRUIT, South Africa, 4 August 2019 – The dream season continued for the Castrol Ford Cross Country Team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable (T34) when they won their fifth race in a row of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) at this weekend’s Bronkhorstspruit 400.

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    Reigning champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable start fourth round of 2019 SA Cross Country Series with a clean sweep of Class T victories


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea back in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Bronkhorstspruit 400 action commences with 60km qualifying on Friday 2 August, followed by two 180km loops on...

    The first half of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) has seen the Class T Production Vehicle championship dominated by current title-holders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, having scored a clean sweep of victories in the Castrol Ford Ranger.

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    Clean sweep for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable on the 2019 Botswana Desert Race having dominated Class T qualifying, winning both heats and taking the overall victory in Sunday’s race


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer finish second in Class T in both Desert Race heats


    Second consecutive Manufacturer’s Award for Ford with three Neil Woolridge Motorsport-built...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable (T34) extended their winning streak in Class T of the 2019 SA Cross Country Championship by topping both heats of the punishing three-day Toyota 1000 Botswana Desert Race held at a new venue in Selebi-Phikwe – in the process notching up their fourth consecutive win of the season.

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    Class T champions and points leaders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aiming to continue winning streak on marathon Botswana race


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer return in second NWM Ford Ranger, filling in for Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea for the second time this year


    Annual Botswana Desert Race covers 1 000km over three days and two heats, with...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) shifts across the border and to a new venue from 21 to 23 June with the annual Toyota 1000 Botswana Desert Race

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    The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs are ready to compete in the final Le Mans of Ford Motor Company’s current GT programme
    Customer team, Keating Motorsports, excited to be joining the team at Le Mans with their #85 Ford GT
    The Ford Le Mans livestream will once again put viewers inside the cockpits of the four factory Ford GTs during the 24-hour race at...

    The battle lines have been drawn and the scene is set for an historic GTE showdown at Le Mans on June 15-16.

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    Special series of liveries celebrates Ford’s success at Le Mans, past and present
    Celebration liveries mark Ford’s “Au Revoir” (“until we meet again”) to its factory Le Mans programme
    Customer team, Keating Motorsports follows same livery design for #85 Ford GT

    LE MANS, France, May 28, 2019 – Ford has revealed a special series of “Celebration Liveries” for the Ford Chip...

    Ford has revealed a special series of “Celebration Liveries” for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours.

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score second win on the trot at round two of SA Cross Country Series in KwaZulu-Natal


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award with four Neil Woolridge Motorsport-built Rangers in top five places of Class T


    Qualifying: 57km, Loop 1: 163km, Loop 2: 163km, Total: 383km

    WINTERTON, South Africa, 19 May 2019 – Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continued their winning form in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) by earning their second Class T victory on the trot at the Berg 400 held in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

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    Reigning Class T champions and winners of the season-opener, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, aim to extend points lead in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea return to series in second NWM Ford Ranger


    64km qualifying on Friday starting at 13:30, main race comprises two 170km loops on Saturday with crews setting off from...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will be taking on a challenging new route when the championship heads to Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal for the Berg 400 on 17 and 18 May

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    Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable get title defence off to a perfect start with victory in Dullstroom


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer produce tenacious drive to finish second


    Qualifying: 64km, Loop 1: 160km, Loop 2: 160km, Total: 384km

    DULLSTROOM, South Africa, 16 March 2019 – The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) this weekend by taking the top two places in Class T at the Mpumalanga 400.

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    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) welcome Castrol as co-sponsor for the 2019 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS)


    Reigning Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable begin title defence at Mpumalanga 400 in Dullstroom, on 15 and 16 March


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer compete in Class T for opening round, will debut new FIA-class NWM Ford Ranger...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team proved its mettle by taking the Class T championship honours last year in the highly competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), and they are as determined as ever to retain the title – now with the backing of Castrol as a co-sponsor for 2019.

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    Ford NWM Wins 2018 Class T Championship at Season Finale

    Title glory for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable on Gold 400 in Gauteng


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer end third in Class T for 2018


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea cross the finish line in seventh place


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award for the third time this year


    Qualifying: 49km, Loop 1:...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claimed Class T championship glory today at the Gold 400, the action-packed finale of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Ford NWM Aiming for Glory at Season-Ending Gold 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable set their sights on Class T championship title


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer also in contention after winning in Harrismith


    Brazil’s Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea return to SA for the season finale


    Gold 400 takes place on 2 and 3 November in Glenharvie on Gauteng’s...

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    Third Win of the Season for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure second consecutive victory on Harrismith 400, move up to third in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish fourth and extend championship lead


    Ford wins Manufacturers Award with three Rangers in top four places


    Qualifying: 39km, Loop 1: 177km, Loop 2: 177km,...

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    Title Chase Intensifies for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Class T championship leaders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aiming for maximum points with two races remaining


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer return to Harrismith where they scored first victory


    Harrismith 400 takes place on 14 and 15 September

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 6 September 2018 – All eyes...

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    Three NWM Ford Rangers in Top Five at Atlas Copco 400

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer claim second place in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable end fourth and retain championship lead


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish a solid fifth


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 384km

    Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, 4 August 2018 – The...

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    Battle Resumes for Ford NWM in Bronkhorstspruit

    After three wins this season, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continue to lead Class T Championship


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on third place in standings


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea aim for another podium finish

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 25 July 2018 – The Ford Neil...

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    Delight and Disappointment for Ford NWM in the Desert

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score emphatic win in Race 1, mechanical issues result in Race 2 retirement


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure vital championship points with second-place finish in first race, fifth in Race 2


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea earn 5th and 3rd place finishes , 3rd overall...

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    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the Desert

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana


    Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea back in the third NWM Ford...

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    Second win on the trot for Ford NWM on Battlefields 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable extend Class T championship lead with second consecutive victory


    Brazilians Cristian Baumgart and Beco Andreotti take third place on punishing Battlefields 400 route


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer lead qualifying for second time this season, finish fifth


    Qualifying:...

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    Ford NWM Cross Country Battle Resumes in Dundee

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable head to Battlefields 400 in championship lead, and winner of this event in 2017


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer aiming for strong finish after retiring at last event


    Brazilian crew of Cristian Baumgart and Beco Andreotti take over third NWM Ford Ranger for the Dundee...

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    Ford NWM victorious at season-opening Mpumalanga 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claim Class T victory in wet and muddy Dullstroom


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish third on first outing for full SA season


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer retire after picking up suspension damage


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award


    Qualifying: 48km, Loop 1:...

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    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport Eager to Commence Challenge for 2018 SA Cross Country Series

    Two NWM Ford Rangers will power the race-winning Woolridge brothers in highly-competitive Class T championship


    Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea enters the fray in NWM-built and run X Rally Team Ford Ranger


    Six-round championship starts off at...

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    Ford NWM Takes Gold at Cross Country Season Finale

    Henk Lategan and Barry White claim their first win in debut season, ending fourth overall in Class T championship – selected as Best Newcomers for 2017


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish third to secure silver medal for 2017 season


    Non-finish for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer but they wrap up third place...

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    Final Cross Country Scores to be Settled at Atlas Copco Gold 400

    Season-ending Atlas Copco Gold 400 takes place on 27 and 28 October on Gauteng’s West Rand


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable still have slim chance of taking the 2017 Class T title


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure in third place, aiming for another podium finish


    Henk Lategan and Barry...

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    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...

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    Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400

    Penultimate round of SA Cross Country Series at Sun City on 15 and 16 September


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on reclaiming Class T title lead


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable remain in championship contention


    Henk Lategan and Barry White currently fourth in Class T standings

    PIETERMARITZBURG,...

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    Class act for Ford NWM Rangers on fast and furious Harrismith 400

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer earn first Class T victory with faultless performance


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable secure second consecutive runner-up finish


    Henk Lategan and Barry White fight back after loop 1 issues to end sixth


    Qualifying: 46km, Loop 1: 201km, Loop 2: 201km, Total:...

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    Class T title battle heats up for SA Cross Country Championship at Harrismith 400

    Fourth round of SA Cross Country Series takes place in Harrismith on 28 and 29 July


    48km qualifying loop followed by two laps of 200km main race route


    Brothers Lance and Gareth Woolridge tied for second place in Class T championship in Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Rangers


    Henk...

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    Two Fords on the podium after thrilling Desert Race duel

    Lance Woolridge and Ward claim second place overall in Class T after three days and almost 1 000km of racing


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer round out the podium in third position


    Henk Lategan and Barry White recover from non-finish in first heat to win the second race


    Race 1 (including qualifying):...

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    Double Points up for grabs for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team at tough 1 000km Botswana Desert Race

    Third round of SA Cross Country Series takes place in Jwaneng, Botswana


    70km qualifying loop on Friday 23 June, two 210km loops on Saturday 24 June and Sunday 25 June


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer currently lead the Class T championship, Lance Woolridge and Ward...

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    Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Prepares to Defend Le Mans 24 Hours Title

    All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to compete at 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours
    In 2016 Ford took 1st (#68), 3rd (#69), 4th (#66), and 9th (#67) positions in the Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class, 50 years after a 1-2-3 finish for the Ford GT40 in the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours.
    2017 marks the 50th anniversary of...

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    Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team victorious on treacherous Battlefields 400 Cross Country race

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable take resounding win in wet and muddy conditions


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer score second consecutive runner-up finish


    Henk Lategan and Barry White roll out of contention on second loop


    Qualifying: 46km, Loop 1: 173km, Loop 2:...

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    Battle Lines Drawn for Cross Country Race in Dundee

    Round two of SA Cross Country Series plays out at Battlefields 400


    45km qualifying loop on Friday 12 May, two 160km loops on Saturday 13 May


    Gareth Woolridge / Boyd Dreyer currently second in championship, with team-mates Henk Lategan / Barry White third


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable set sights on strong...

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    Two Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Rangers in Top Three at Lichtenburg 400 Cross Country Race

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer kick season off with second place in Class T


    Henk Lategan and Barry White finish debut race in third position


    Sixth place for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable


    Qualifying: 49km, Loop 1: 178km, Loop 2: 178km, Total: 405km

    LICHTENBURG,...

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    SA Cross Country Series Roars into Life at Lichtenburg 400

    First outing of exciting 2017 season for three Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Rangers


    Youth and experience: Gareth Woolridge / Boyd Dreyer (T77), Lance Woolridge / Ward Huxtable (T34) and Henk Lategan / Barry White (T17)


    Short qualifying loop on Friday 31 March, two full race loops on Saturday 1...

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    Puma Lubricants Joins Ford Performance NWM as Co-Sponsor of 2017 Cross Country Series Campaign

    Ford Performance and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) announce partnership with Puma Lubricants for cross country championship


    Three NWM-built and prepared Ford Rangers set to tackle Class T for Production Vehicles


    Six-round championship starting off in Lichtenburg on 31...