GoPro Cameras Capture Ford Racers

Posted by at 10:34 am on July 13, 2010

GoPro has announced that their wearable HD video cameras will be used to capture onboard racing footage during the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge races. With a GoPro HD Heroonboard each driver’s car, the action is delivered directly to the race fans. The Mustang Challenge video initiative first developed at the onset of the 2009 season, and the Compass360-produced content delivers high-quality video excitement after every race weekend, viewable at www.youtube.com/themustangchallenge as well as www.mustangchallenge.com.

This is the second year that GoPro has provided onboard camera footage for the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge but new this year is the use of GoPro’s new HD HERO. Beating out all other cameras in its class, the GoPro HD Heroprovides the highest quality HD video with its ability to record in 1080p. And when set to 720p at 60 frames per second, video from the GoPro HD Herocan be played back in super smooth slow motion to capture the hair raising action of the Mustang Challenge.

“We’re excited that the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge has chosen to upgrade their Racing Mustangs with the HD Herocamera, “said Nicholas Woodman, CEO and founder of GoPro. “This series is so competitive and the cars look and sound so cool. It will be great to watch the racing from inside the cockpit and even outside on the splitters and bumpers thanks to the ease of mounting the HD Heroanywhere on the car. The Ford Racing Mustang Challenge captured in glorious GoPro HD thanks to the series’ decision to GoPro…we can’t wait to see it.”

The GoPro HD Motorsports HERO package, which provides all the mounts and accessories needed to record your own heart pounding racing experiences, can be purchased at your favorite shop, or GoPro.com.

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