IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

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IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Canada
IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Canada Logo.gif
Category One-make racing by Porsche
Country  Canada
Inaugural season 2011
Constructors Porsche
Tyre suppliers Yokohama
Drivers' champion Canada Christopher Green
Teams' champion Canada Pfaff Motorsports
Official website GT3 Challenge Canada

The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama is a one-make racing series based in Canada utilizing Porsche 911 GT3s.[1]

The Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama features semi-professional drivers racing head to head in one of the largest single-make series in North America. The multi-class structure of the series teaches drivers essential skills for an eventual career in Porsche Supercup or the American Le Mans Series.

The series is divided into two classes; the Platinum Cup, featuring the more powerful 2010–2012 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars, and the Gold Cup, which includes 2005½–2009 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars. Both classes race on Yokohama racing tires.

The series is sanctioned by the International Motor Sports Association, and is a development series to the United SportsCar Championship. The current series Race Director is Kyle Novak. Randy Hembrey had been the Race Director from 2013-2014.

Start of the 2012 race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park


Season Class Champion
Platinum Gold
2011 Canada Perry Bortolotti Canada Shaun McKaigue [2]
2012 Canada Jean-Frederic Laberge Canada Bruce Gregory [3]
2013 Canada David Ostella United States Carlos de Quesada [4]
2014 Canada Scott Hargrove Canada Tim Sanderson [5]
2015 Canada Chris Green Canada Orey Fidani [6]
2016 Canada Daniel Morad Canada Shaun McKaigue [7]


  1. ^ McNaughton, Derek (May 10, 2011). "Calabogie debut for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada". Montreal Gazette. Montreal: Postmedia Network. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "GT3 Cup Challenge 2011". Porsche Cars North America. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Desaulniers, Darren (August 13, 2012). "Ottawa team triumphs in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada". The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa: Postmedia Network. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Two Poles/ Two Podiums Equals Championship for Ostella". Inside Track Motorsport News. Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  5. ^ "Hargrove, Cirone, Sanderson, Harris clinch Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge honors". September 1, 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Green Seals Deal". August 31, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Morad, Cirone Clinch Season Titles; Robichon Wins Finale At Ctmp". September 4, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 

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