Bronco targets Jeep for Rebelle Rally off-highway glory

Royal Oak — Bronco is going racing, and it’s a very long way from Woodward stoplights.

Ford’s off-street sub-brand name unveiled three Rebelle Rally weapons Thursday on Woodward forward of Saturday’s Aspiration Cruise for this fall’s brutal, eight-working day, 1,200-mile level of competition across the western U.S. The Bronco will be looking for to dethrone Jeep at America’s most famous women-only rally.

Wrapped in a racing livery that recollects the initial Bronco to get the Baja 1000 in 1969, a two-and-four-door Bronco will compete in the 4×4 class. A Bronco Sport will compete in the X-Cross class.

Attained pro driver Shelby Hall and navigator Penny Dale will headline the 4×4 course entry in the 2021, truck-centered Bronco two-door SUV. They teamed up to earn the X-Cross class in a unibody-based mostly Bronco Sport very last 12 months. Professional off-roaders Melissa Fischer and Cora Jokinen will travel a ’21 Bronco Activity in the X-cross course this calendar year. Rebelle rookies Kathryn Reinhardt and Victoria Bundrant finish the entry in a 4×4 class Bronco 4-door.