Mustang Dark Horse R Racer Unveiled

The Dark Horse badge

(CONCORD, NC – JULY 27, 2023 – RIS) Ford racing unveiled the new Mustang Dark Horse R today in a Mustang-centric ceremony at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In front of a crowd of Mustang owners, Ford brought out a variety of racers to talk about their connections to the brand and to Mustangs. Notable Ford racers included ARCA driver and retired TV actor, Frankie Muniz as emcee with Austin Cindric, Ryan Preece, Chase Briscoe, Harrison Burton and drifting champion Vaughn Gittin Jr all answering questions.

The new Dark Horse R is the basis for the single-marque Mustang Challenge, a race series under the IMSA banner. The cars are factory-built exclusively for racing in the series. The schedule will be announced ‘in a few days.’

John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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Volume 2023, Issue 7, Posted 10:59 PM, 07.27.2023