MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 2012) - Porsche announced today that FedEx Trade Networks has become an official sponsor during the 2012 season of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin. The series is the fastest-growing, single-make, auto-racing competition in North America.
"Porsche is proud to welcome FedEx Trade Networks as an official sponsor during this exciting season of the GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin," said Joe Lawrence, President & CEO, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. "As long-time partners, we celebrate this opportunity to further build on our successful relationship and collaborate in the continued growth of our racing series."
"We at FedEx Trade Networks are delighted to sponsor the Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup Canada racing series" said Lynn Wark, Vice President and head of FedEx Trade Networks Canadian operation. "Supporting this racing series and being associated with the Porsche brand is a natural fit for us as we both pride ourselves on reliability, precision, teamwork, impeccable execution and a relentless commitment to be the best."
The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin is comprised of nine races over five events at such fabled Canadian race tracks as Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant.
The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin features semi-professional drivers racing head to head in one of the world's most successful race cars, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car. The series is divided into three classes; the Platinum Cup, featuring the more powerful 2010 - 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars, the Gold Cup, which includes 2005 1/2 - 2009 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars and the Silver Cup class for 2002 - 2005 1/2 996 Porsches.