Ford Press: Focus Touring Car Reveiled
HOTFIEL CHOOSES FORD FOCUS FOR WTCC IN 2005
ESSEN/COLOGNE, 25 November 2004 – The Hotfiel Sport team, based in Kirchlengern near Herford, Germany, will campaign two new Ford Focus Touring Cars in the inaugural 2005 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC).
The new Focus has been developed as a touring car kit by Ford TeamRS for customer teams to race under the new Super 2000 Touring Car regulations. It will allow Ford’s existing and potential customer teams to compete in that category at the highest level, with an affordable budget and a competitive car. Hotfiel is the first team to announce its plans.
Hotfiel has confirmed that it intends to compete with the new Focus in all 10 of the 2005 WTCC events starting on 10 April in Monza, Italy. The other races will be staged in Oschersleben, Istanbul, Spa, Magny Cours, Br