TROPHIES, BOOTH, VEHICLES, AND MORE!
VALCOURT, QC, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - BRP (TSX: DOO) will once again
make its presence felt at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2014 on
June 6-7-8, at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal, Québec.
"BRP is a good partner to have on board," said François Dumontier,
president and CEO of Octane Racing Group Inc., promoter of the Formula
1 Grand Prix du Canada. "They are passionate about what they do - be it
award-winning powersports products or extraordinary trophies - and that
makes them a great fit for us."
For the fourth straight year, BRP has designed and produced the winning
trophies. Shown to the public for the first time in the pits during the
Open House on June 5, the first-place trophy will also be displayed all
weekend in the BRP booth along with most of the BRP brand portfolio:
Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax and Can-Am.
New this year, a special race edition of the Can-Am Spyder, an
accessorized ST-S model featuring a one-of-a-kind coloration, will be
displayed in BRP's booth. This vehicle, valued at $32,000, will be sold
at auction during the Grand Evening on June 5, the official opening
night of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada that benefits Moisson Montréal and the Fondation de l'Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal.
"BRP is proud to support the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada again this
year as we know that our fans are F1 fans - as we at BRP are as well,"
said José Boisjoli, president and CEO. "Creating a unique Can-Am Spyder
for the Grand Evening was a fun way for us to show our passion for
What's more, 10-year-old William Chayer and 23-year-old Ben Cooper, the
two Canadian world champions of the Rotax world championships of
karting, will sign autographs on Saturday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. Come
meet these young pilots and see their passion for yourselves at the BRP
booth, near the Pont du Cosmos!
BRP's sponsorship also includes 40 Can-Am ATVs and side-by-side
vehicles, including a number of Can-Am Commander electric side-by-side
BRP (TSX: DOO) is a global leader in the design, development,
manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles and
propulsion systems. Its portfolio includes Ski-Doo and Lynx
snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side
vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion
systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and
recreational aircraft. BRP supports its line of products with
a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business. With annual
sales of over CA$3 billion from 105 countries, the Company employs
approximately 7,100 people worldwide.
About Octane Racing Group Inc.
A Canadian company established in Montréal, Octane Racing Group Inc. is
the promoter of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada by virtue of an
agreement made with Formula One Administration Limited and Formula 1
World Championship Limited (together the holder of commercialization
rights to F1).
Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am and the BRP logo are
trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates.
For further information:
Manager, Corporate Communications
National Press Officer
Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada
Tel.: 514.350.4731 ext. 228