Porsche Centre North Toronto (PCNT) announced continued sponsorship of race car driver and owner, Michael Fantin, in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama for the second consecutive year. Returning for his third straight season, Fantin is looking to improve on his eighth-place overall finish in 2019.
"Motorsport is a critical component of our heritage and will continue to be." said Graham MacNab, Managing Director of PCNT. "This is our fourth season participating in the GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, having supported the series since our inception. Our employees, customers, and fans, are all big supporters of our involvement in the series. We're proud to sponsor Michael again and look forward to an exciting racing season ahead."
About the car:
The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car is a single-seater race car based on the road version of the Porsche 911 GT3. It has a 4-litre aluminium six-cylinder horizontally opposed engine that is rear-mounted and produces 485 hp and 354 ft. lb. torque. The car uses a Porsche six-speed sequential dog-type transmission activated by a pneumatic gearshift (paddle shift) and has a weld-in roll cage that is certified with FIA homologation regulations for safety. The weight of the 911 GT3 Cup car is approximately 1,200 kg.
The livery for this upcoming season will remain unchanged from the 2019 campaign and will continue to sport the distinctive orange chrome as its main colour. The car will be on display at Porsche Centre North Toronto during various times throughout the year.
The 2020 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama race schedule is as follows:
May 15 to May 17 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, ON
Jun 25 to Jun 28 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
Jul 10 to Jul 12 Honda Indy Toronto, Toronto, ON
Aug 07 to Aug 09 Circuit Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC
Aug 28 to Aug 30 Calabogie Motorsports Park, Calabogie, ON
Sep 25 to Sep 27 Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, QC
Date Posted: February 13, 2020