OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - In just their second year of competition, the Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports team has won the 2016 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama series overall Team and Driver Championships in the Platinum Class.
"I am extremely proud of our team's accomplishments, and the effort put in by all the drivers, technicians, management and fans who helped make this year a success" says Francesco Policaro, General Manager of Porsche Centre Oakville. The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge is one of twenty Porsche sanctioned race series worldwide. The Canadian series sees teams compete over 6 race weekends taking place in both Canada and the US—including iconic races like the Honda Indy Toronto and Montreal Grand Prix.
Platinum Class driver Daniel Morad, who lead the squad to a team victory in last year's series, drove his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car to a first place finish this year, capturing the Driver Championship trophy and helping to secure the Team Championship title—along with help from fellow team drivers Michael de Quesada and Tim Sanderson—for the second year running.
"These two titles represent a massive victory for the team and for the entire Policaro Automotive Family," says Policaro, "The fact that we were able to repeat and build on the success of our inaugural year shows how dedicated we all are to the sport. We can't wait to defend our titles next year."
The Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports team is a partnership between the Policaro Automotive Family and Alegra Motorsports. Visit www.porschecentreoakvillemotorsport.com
About the Policaro Automotive Family
The Policaro Automotive Family employs over 530 trained, motivated and inspired employees and is a world-class automotive retail group known for strong performance and industry leading customer satisfaction. With eight automobile franchises representing eight automobile brands—Acura, BMW, *Harley-Davidson, Lexus, Porsche, Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota—the group has been building and operating successful automobile dealerships around a single-minded dedication to customer service and the enduring belief in the value of strong relationships with customers, community and manufacturing partners.
SOURCE Policaro Automotive Family
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