FORD MOTOR COMPANY is “Racing into the Future” in 1987 with the Saleen Autosport team. The Saleen Mustangs and Ford Rangers will prove Ford’s performance, endurance and reliability standards in “head-to-head” competition with Porsche, General Motors, Nissan, BMW and others.
GENERAL TIRE is premiering the “General Tire Performance Team” this year. Saleen Autosport will be their representative in the GT class and Sportruck class. The Saleen Mustang will be featuring the XP2000V and the XP2000H will be choice for the Saleen Sportruck demonstrating General’s new generation of high performance tires.
MONTGOMERY WARD is entering the field of motorsports for the first time in 1987 to broaden their exposure to the performance car enthusiast as “The Tire Specialists”. Their sponsorship includes the entire General Tire Performance Team in both the SCCA Endurance Series as well as the SCORE/HDRA Off-Road Series.
TRW is a long-standing supporter of auto racing and has joined General Tire and Montgomery Ward in their sponsorship and support of the Performance Team with TRW parts.
HUNTER ENGINEERING is another newcomer to motorsports promotion. Their support of the Performance Team will help to highlight their quality alignment and balancing equipment, which is also used in the production of the Saleen Mustang street models.
MOTORCRAFT QUALITY PARTS is again sponsoring Saleen Autosport’s teams for second year by providing quality automotive parts and accessories.
TEAM 1 FORD is an authorized Saleen Mustang dealer located in Omaha, Nebraska. Their support of the Saleen Autosport racing team serves to promote their image of an “ultimate performance” dealership serving the Mid-West.
AMERICAN RACING WHEELS offers quality wheels for the Performance Teams and also manufacture the Saleen Autosport Edition OE wheels for the 1987 Saleen Mustang.
MONROE SHOCKS are specially prepared with individual attention for the Saleen Autosport team. Monroe’s engineers take part in all test sessions to provide their expertise in performance handing.
FLOFIT manufactures the many racing seats provided for the Performance Team as well the OE seats used in the street version of the Saleen Mustang.