Montreal, Quebec – The tenth annual Ford Racing Festival will take place August 18, 19 and 20 on Montreal’s Crescent Street, featuring performances, exhibits and show cars.

Presented by Budweiser and sponsored by Ford Focus, the event draws close to 350,000 fans each year and will kick off on Thursday night with Ford Racing driver appearances and a photography session.

The three-day event runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Crescent Street between de Maisonneuve and Ste-Catherine Streets, and ends each evening with concerts on the Ford Focus stage.

Throughout the weekend, festival goers can participate in the Ford Racing Pit Stop Challenge to compete against friends for the fastest tire change. New this year is the Ford Racing Simulator, where visitors can be strapped into a full-motion D-box simulator and play the all-new Dirt 3 game, featuring the Ford Focus rally car. The Ford Racing Q&A and autograph sessions begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 18 and include Ricky Stenhouse Jr., J.R. Fitzpatrick, Ozz Negri, John Pew and Ryan Dalziel.

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