The End Is The Beginning

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In the early 70’s when I was at Stanford University there was a painting in a window that said, “TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.” I have always remembered that bright colored psychedelic phrase and have been amazed how many times it has seemed to apply it’s self over the last 40 years. While it’s normal to feel as if we are losing a best friend with the passing of summer for many racers the changing of the leaves is a reminder that some of our most important seasons challenges are upon us. Some of us have the year end championships to contend with after an entire year of battle in a series. Then there are many of us who had better be getting our race cars prepped for the upcoming season since most of us will have our first series races for the 2008 season starting as early as January. The bottom line is that racers and teams really never have time to sit on their laurels and next year begins right now.
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Ford Takes New York By Storm With A Trio Of Hot New Rides

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Shelby GT500 KR

Yesterday, Ford hit the ground running prior to the New York Auto Show, with the release of 3 special new models. The most powerful Mustang and Pick Up ever, along with the Funkiest Expedition ever.

Firstly, there is the 2008 Mustang Shelby GT500 KR, with a whopping 540 ponies under the hood. Joining the KR is the Chip Foose influenced 2008 Ford F-150 Foose Edition with 450 horsepower. Coming along for the ride might just be the ultimate bling-mobile. That’s right, Ford has teamed up with FunkMaster Flex to create the 2008 Ford Expedition Funkmaster Flex Edition, featuring a tonne of in your face cosmetics and a killer sound system.

Ford press release and more photos after the break
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