The new truck features styling taken directly from its production counterpart to more closely mirror the current F-150 found in consumer driveways, the company said.
Development of the new truck took place both in Ford’s Dearborn design center and at the Ford Performance Technical Center in Concord, North Carolina, where Ford’s NASCAR scale model and aero teams are located. Extensive development continues on full-motion simulators at the technical center, where both racing and production work takes place, the company said.
“We’re proud to be the first to show off our 2022 NASCAR truck today,” said Mark Rushbrook, global director, Ford Performance. “The Ford F-150 is the pride of the Ford truck lineup so we’re glad to be able to update the race version to show off the dynamic front end styling that is truly F-150. We can’t wait for our teams to get on track with it next February in Daytona.”
Changes include an all-new composite nose surface that incorporates design character from the production F-150, as well as newly designed composite hood and tail areas. The hood switches from steel sheet metal to composite for 2022 while the new-look fender will remain sheet metal.
The 2022 NASCAR F-150 makes its competition debut in February 2022 at Daytona International Speedway.