Rebuilding racing in Canada: New sports car series launches with Michelin as official tire

June 21, 2021

Rebuilding racing in Canada: New sports car series launches with Michelin as official tire

June 21, 2021

Michelin expands motorsports presence in North America by partnering with new sports car series in Canada.

Sports Car Championship Canada presented by Michelin and FEL Cup Canada presented by Michelin saw a successful launch over the weekend.

Watkins Glen will be the substitute host on July 2 for the now cancelled Canadian round of the IMSA WeatherTech Championship, but racing in Canada carries on, despite the closed the U.S.- Canada border.

Led by racing legend Ron Fellows, FEL Motorsports organized the series to revitalize and reinvest in motorsports in Canada. FEL looks to bring Canadian racing back to the future by adding the high value and adrenaline seen in the 80s and 90s.

Michelin is pleased to be the official tire of the series — strengthening our motorsports presence in Canada.

SCCC features TC and GT4 Canada sports cars powered by Audi, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Honda, Porsche and Mustang.  FCC features Radical sports cars.

The first races were held at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on June 18-20.

The SCCC ran two 40-minute sprint races.  Mark Motors Racing Audi driven by Marco Cirone won the TC class while Marco Signoretti with Multimatic Motorsports in a Ford Mustang took first in the GT4 class.

The FCC also featured two 40-minute sprint races. Matt Graham with Radical Canada East in a Radical SR3 XX took the checkered flag in first.

The SCCC races again at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on July 16-18. The FCC will be back on track racing at Calabogie Motorsports Park on August 6-8.

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