2015 Ford Mustang GT350R-C - SOLD
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2015 Ford Mustang GT350R-C
Shortly after Ford introduced the road-going 2015 Shelby GT350 and track-ready GT350R, Ford Performance commissioned the Shelby GT350R-C as a competition version for the Grand Sport class in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. This incredibly rare GT350R-C is one of only three built (only two remain; the other is in Ford’s permanent collection), as manufactured by long-time Ford Racing partner Multimatic Engineering. Developed for use on closed course race tracks, it can not be titled for the street.
One of three GT350R-C race cars that were manufactured by Multimatic Engineering
The only one that will ever be available for sale (one was destroyed on-track and the other is in Ford’s permanent collection).
Competed in IMSA's Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge:
• 2015 as the No. 158 Multimatic car driven by Jade Buford and Austin Cindric, winning at Mosport
• 2016 as the No. 76 Compass Racing car piloted by Paul Holton and Pierre Kleinubing, with best finishes of second at Daytona, third at Mosport and Circuit of the Americas, winning the Manufacturer's Championship for Ford
5.2L V-8 engine with a flat-plane crank
Race-tuned Bosch ECU
Multimatic DSSV suspension
Brembo four-piston calipers, slotted rotors and race-tuned Bosch ABS controller
Roll cage and all of the required safety equipment
FIA/IMSA-compliant fire-suppression system
Livery features paintings by philanthropic artist Jeff Hanson
This GT350R-C possesses special competition history, having raced as No. 158 during the 2015 season with co-drivers Jade Buford and Austin Cindric who drove the GT50R-C to victory at Mosport. For 2016, the car returned as No. 76 with drivers Paul Holton and Pierre Kleinubing, their two podium finishes helping Ford win the Manufacturer’s Championship. Under the race efforts managed by Multimatic and Compass Racing, the GT-350R-C competed at North America’s top road courses, including Daytona International Speedway, Sebring, Watkins Glen and Laguna Seca.
This 2015 GT350R-C offers a rare opportunity to acquire a factory-commissioned, competition-prepped Shelby Mustang with documented race history. Its current livery features a painting by philanthropic artist Jeff Hanson in support of the Race Day Foundation.
The car is at our shop in Southern California and shipping can be arranged anywhere in the world. A small spares package, including three sets of rims, is included in the sale.
This car will be auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale, AZ on January 17th, unless it is sold prior.