Ford has happily announced NASCAR’s approval of their 2013 Ford Fusion racer. The Fusion race car passed final aerodynamic tests, held on July 18th and will make its 2013 racing debut at the Daytona International Speedway in February of next year. For 2013, Both Ford and NASCAR agreed that for the production model races, the car should be designed to look more like the passenger versions.
“We commend the manufacturers and our team at the R&D center on all the hard work they’ve put into this new car,” Robin Pemberton, NASCAR vice president of competition, told media. “With all the designs and surface areas of the car now approved, manufacturers can now move forward with building the components needed to outfit their cars. The wind tunnel testing we’ve had with the manufacturers over the past several months has given us the timely and necessary data we needed to come to this confirmation. We believe the new car is going to be a milestone opportunity for our sport, one that our fans will embrace.”
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