FORDPARTS.COM TO BE FEATURED SPONSOR FOR WOOD BROTHERS' NASCAR FUSION
AND TASCA RACING NHRA MUSTANG ON JUNE 13
* FordParts.com will be the featured sponsor of two, high-profile
Ford racing cars in NASCAR and NHRA on June 11-13 weekend.
* Bob Tasca III to pilot the FordParts.com Shelby Mustang Nitro Funny
Car at the NHRA race at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in
* Bill Elliott will race the No. 21 FordParts.com Ford Fusion during
the NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI
DEARBORN, Mich., May 27, 2010 - Both Wood Brothers Racing and Tasca
Racing will alter the paint schemes of their Ford race cars the race
weekend of June 11-13, in conjunction with the public launch of the
new FordParts.com website.
The Wood Brothers' famous No. 21 NASCAR Ford Fusion driven by Bill
Elliott, and the Shelby Mustang NHRA Funny Car driven by Bob Tasca III
will switch from their familiar red-and-white schemes to the new
blue-and-white of FordParts.com.
The new, matching schemes will be seen in person by nearly 150,000
fans at Michigan International Speedway and Old Bridge Township
Raceway in New Jersey, as well as millions more on TNT and ESPN,
providing FordParts.com with a huge national audience to generate
awareness of the new website.
FordParts.com allows repair shops, body shops, fleets, and
do-it-yourselfers to shop online, order and receive Genuine Ford and
Motorcraft(r) parts through one site for Ford, Lincoln or Mercury
vehicles. Once a part is ordered, consumers have the flexibility of
choosing in-store pick-up or having the parts delivered to their home
* An electronic parts catalog containing more than 22,000 technical
illustrations and 280,000 part numbers
* 24/7/365 access
* VIN-search capability for parts look-up
* Comprehensive product and system information
* Ability for customers to select the dealer of their choice
* Money-saving installer/fleet rebate offers
* Flat rate FedEx shipping for packages up to 40 lbs
"FordParts.com allows all users to search and order Genuine Ford and
Motorcraft parts with the speed and convenience they've grown
accustomed to with their other online shopping experiences," said
Brett Wheatley, Director of Marketing, Ford Customer Service Division.
"We're thrilled to launch FordParts.com to the public and show
millions of NHRA and NASCAR race fans where and how they can purchase
original equipment parts from the Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer of
Every part available on FordParts.com is recommended by Ford Motor
Company and features the trusted Genuine Parts or Motorcraft brand
name. From air-conditioning compressors to wire sets - it's the right
fit for any Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle.
Motorcraft(r) offers a complete line of replacement parts that are
recommended and approved by Ford Motor Company. From routine
maintenance to underhood repairs, Motorcraft parts offer exceptional
value with the highest quality and right fit at competitive prices.
Motorcraft parts are available nationwide at Ford and Lincoln Mercury
dealers, independent distributors, and automotive parts retailers and
are backed by Ford Motor Company's Service Parts Limited Warranty. For
more information, visit www.motorcraft.com.
About Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers
Quick Lane(r) provides automotive quick services for all makes and
models. Quick Lane's nationwide network will surpass 600 facilities,
each providing the convenience of an aftermarket company (no
appointment necessary, service while you wait, evening and weekend
hours, competitive prices) with the confidence of a major automotive
manufacturer (quality parts, factory-trained technicians). Quick
Lane(r) is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company. For more
information, visit www.quicklane.com.
FordParts.com allows customers to shop online, order and receive
original equipment parts, connecting to a Ford or Lincoln Mercury
dealership of their choice for the parts expertise, personal delivery
assistance, and post-sale follow-up associated with a traditional
purchase at a parts counter. FordParts.com is designed to support
anyone who needs to find and buy original equipment Ford parts.
Repair shops, body shops, fleets and do-it-yourselfers will all
appreciate the speed and convenience of researching and purchasing
Ford parts via this online portal, and the flexibility of choosing
in-store pick-up or having the parts delivered. For more information,
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in
Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six
continents. With about 176,000 employees and about 80 plants
worldwide, the company's brands include Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and,
until its sale, Volvo. The company provides financial services through
Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford's
products, please visit www.ford.com.