Mustangs claimed pole position for each of the three races at the OTR SuperSprint as well as a fist-full of wins.
This was the the 400th Championship race victory for Ford and 40th victory for the Mustang, as Ford blitzted the Supercars meeting at The Bend in South Australia.
Andre Heimgartner and Anton De Pasquale won for the first-time, with Anton De Pasquale taking the 400th win. Cam Waters also did well despite weekend of big crashes.
“We’re extremely proud of our motorsport heritage at Ford Australia, so our 400th ATCC/Supercars victory at The Bend today is a real moment to savour,” said Andrew Birkic, President and CEO, Ford Australia and New Zealand. “Some of the greatest names in Australian motorsport have won races under for the Blue Oval, and it was particularly fitting that Ford great Dick Johnson’s team secured the 400th win.”
“It was also fantastic to see Kelly Grove Racing take their first win as a Ford team, and Andre Heimgartner his first Supercars win. To top off a sensational weekend for our teams, Tickford Racing’s Cameron Waters completed a Mustang clean sweep in the final race of the weekend – and Mustang’s 40th Supercars win. Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make it happen, we’re very proud of your achievements.”
Will Davison was part of the first 1-2 of the season for the Shell V-Power Racing Team and followed De Pasquale big finish in the second race of the weekend.
Heimgartner claimed his first pole position on a rain-affected track, followed by his first Supercars victory for Kelly Grove Racing.
De Pasquale won 2 more pole positions for the Sunday sprints, won the first but had a mechanical issue in the final race, as Waters blazed a first place finish.