Ford Unveils 2019 NASCAR Cup Series Mustang

Ford World Headquarters, Dearborn, MI August 9, 2019

Ford Performance has been teasing us with glimpses of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series Mustang. Today at Ford’s World Headquarters in Dearborn, the cover came off. In a production worthy of the excitement generated, the new Mustang made its debut.

Media and Ford employees received invitations to view the unveiling attended by Ford and NASCAR executives, NASCAR team owners, and drivers. Tony Stewart drove the car through the plastic barrier to present the new Mustang to the assembled guests. Just yesterday the 10,000,000th Mustang rolled off the assembly line at the Flat Rock Plant.

The Mustang is the 4th model brand Ford’s used in the Cup Series during the modern era of the sport. The Thunderbird and Taurus, long retired, gave way to the Fusion. The current model on the circuit. The Mustang has been Ford’s moniker in the NASCAR Xfinity Series since 2011. However, Ford hits that the Cup Mustang has a completely new appearance and configuration.

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The timing of the announcement was set to coincide with NASCAR races scheduled at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. The Corrigan Oil 200, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is set for Saturday afternoon. With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday afternoon.



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Steve Sweitzer
Steve is the Sports Editor for the Lasco Press and highlights our coverage of NASCAR and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Steve is a member of the National Motorsports Press Association and a nationally published author of automotive related articles for industry trade magazines. He is also a freelance technical writer and accomplished photographer. A 25-year resident of Southeast Michigan, Steve’s passion for reporting on our community, it’s residents, and our automotive connections allow us to use his skills to cover a number of events. Steve’s ability to seek out the unique behind the scenes accounts that tell the often-overlooked aspect of a story makes for entertaining reading. Follow Steve at with weekly NASCAR updates and featured articles.