2011 Ford Fusion Stock Car, Driven by Trevor Bayne. On Loan from the Wood Brothers Racing.

Summary

Formed in 1950, Wood Brothers Racing is the oldest active team in NASCAR. That legacy continued when Trevor Bayne drove No. 21 to victory at the 2011 Daytona 500. Wood Brothers is noted for quick, rehearsed pit stops and exclusive use of Ford Motor Company cars. Bayne, who turned 20 the day before the race, is the Daytona 500's youngest winner.

Formed in 1950, Wood Brothers Racing is the oldest active team in NASCAR. That legacy continued when Trevor Bayne drove No. 21 to victory at the 2011 Daytona 500. Wood Brothers is noted for quick, rehearsed pit stops and exclusive use of Ford Motor Company cars. Bayne, who turned 20 the day before the race, is the Daytona 500's youngest winner.

Artifact

Stock car (Racing car)

Date Made

2011

Subject Date

2011

Creators

Ford Motor Company 

Wood Brothers Racing 

Creator Notes

Made by Ford Motor Company and the Wood Brothers Racing team.

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

IL.241.1

Specifications

Make & Model: 2011 Ford Fusion

Maker: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan

Engine: Ford V-8, overhead valves, 357 cubic inches

Transmission: 4-speed manual

Height: 60 inches

Width: 75.5 inches

Wheelbase: 110 inches

Overall length: 200.5 inches

Weight: 3475 pounds

Horsepower: 450

Pounds per horsepower: 7.7

Competition History: Winner, 2011 Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Florida

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