Richard Petty And Petty’s Garage To Unveil Limited-Edition Ford Mustang During MCA Celebration At Indianapolis Motor Speedway
PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 23, 2016 – Petty’s Garage, the ultimate high performance speed shop, will unveil their “80th Birthday Tribute Car”, during Mustang Club of America’s celebration on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Hand-built by some of the top NASCAR designers in the industry, the limited edition Mustang honors Richard Petty’s 80th birthday and is based on America’s best-selling sports car, the 2015-16 Ford Mustang GT.
Saturday morning, Richard Petty and Petty’s Garage will unveil the “80th Birthday Tribute Car” at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In addition to the presentation and unveil, Petty’s Garage along with members of the Petty Family will present “The King” of NASCAR with the #43 Mustang; the last car in the limited-edition series.
“We’re excited to showcase our latest performance Mustang during MCA’s 40th anniversary celebration, surrounded by fellow Mustang enthusiasts from across the country,” said Mike Cormack, Vice President of OEM sales at Petty’s Garage. “Given the racing significance of Indy and the fact that ‘The King’ of NASCAR will receive his very own car in honor of his 80th birthday, we could not have asked for a better event to unveil our newest performance pony.”
The limited edition Mustang is powered by Ford’s iconic 5.0 Coyote motor and features a host of performance upgrades including Petty’s Garage Big Brake kit, a fully adjustable suspension, performance exhaust, Forgeline 3-piece wheels and a choice 670 to 825 horsepower
Other exclusive features include a unique racing livery and replica paint scheme from the 1996 25th Anniversary #43 car driven by Bobby Hamilton. Additional upgrades include a custom leather interior, a NASCAR inspired rear-wing, distinctive front grille and body panels and exclusive numbered badging throughout.
“We’re thrilled to work with the team at Petty’s Garage to help unveil their latest performance Mustang at this year’s 40th anniversary celebration,” said Jeff Mays, president, Mustang Club of America. “Each year, we strive to provide enthusiasts with exclusive unveils and presentations that they won’t experience anywhere else. We’re especially excited about this year’s Labor Day weekend celebration in Indianapolis given the Mustang’s significant history at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.”
After the unveil and presentation of Petty’s Garage’s latest Mustang, guests are encouraged to join the Petty’s Garage team and “The King” of NASCAR for a brief photo and autograph session at the Petty’s Garage trailer on Saturday.
For more information about the latest Mustang to grace the stables of Petty’s Garage, visit http://pettys-garage.com/.
About Petty’s Garage
Petty’s Garage is Richard Petty’s high performance speed shop founded in 2008 as an expansion of his competitive career and ambition to find ways to continue to win on and off the track. Richard Petty has been building hot rods ever since his childhood bicycle wouldn’t go fast enough. Performance vehicles or stock cars, Richard Petty’s life has been built around producing and driving high quality vehicles. The experts at Petty’s Garage have earned the respect of customers and fans that crowned Petty the “King of NASCAR”. For more information, visit http://pettys-garage.com/
About the Mustang Club of America
The Mustang Club of America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, care, history and enjoyment of all model years of Mustang, Shelby, Boss, Saleen, Roush, SVT Cobra, Steeda and McLaren. Membership includes enthusiasts throughout the United States, Canada and worldwide, and more than 190 regional clubs. For more information, visit http://www.mustang.org/.
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Mike Cormack | Petty’s Garage | 336.495.6651 | MCormack@pettys-garage.com