Engineered Automotive, the providers of quality products and services for all aspects of motoring needs for over 20 years, has partnered with Porsche Centre North Toronto to campaign for a 2019 Porsche GT3 Cup car.
Committing to a full season with Car 14, Michael Fantin will pilot. Fantin most recently raced in the 2018 Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge, placing 7th. Porsche Centre North Toronto and EA look forward to a successful and mutually beneficial partnership.
The agreement was signed by John Cappella, Managing Director of Porsche Centre North Toronto, and Billy Smilovsky, Managing Director of Engineered Automotive. “ Motorsport is at the heart of the Porsche brand so we are proud to be sponsoring Engineered Automotive, an organization with an extraordinary sports car and motorsport history, with its entry in the Porsche GT3 Cup Canada Challenge. We look forward to supporting Michael and the team in the exciting 2019 season ahead,” said Cappella.
Engineered Automotive’s Billy Smilovsky and his son Kurt Smilovsky (Crew Chief) are no strangers to Porsche racing, with roots dating back to Rothman’s Porsche Turbo Cup in the late 80s. They’ve given full Porsche Club of America support for multiple cars and drivers, campaigning for Michael Fantin’s successful integration in 2018.The new 2019 GT3 Cup car is currently on display at the Porsche Centre North Toronto showroom, ready for all to see, now through January 2019.
The race schedule for 2019 is as follows:
May 17-19: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario
TBD: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec**
July 5-7: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario*
July 12-14: Honda Indy Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
August 2-4: Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA*
September 27-29: Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
About Engineered Automotive:
For over twenty years, Engineered Automotive has served the automotive community at a standard of quality they are proud to call their own. EA is committed to completing every job effectively and efficiently, with the utmost integrity. Their new, state-of-the-art facility has been designed to deliver an exceptional experience within a comfortable environment. From sales to service, detailing, body shop and more, they handle all aspects of motoring needs. For more information, visit engineeredautomotive.com
About Porsche Centre North Toronto:
Conveniently located at the northeast corner of Highway 401 and Highway 404, Porsche Centre North Toronto is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a 28-car showroom and 17-service bays designed to meet the needs of Porsche customers. Porsche Centre North Toronto has become known for having passionate, knowledgeable, and friendly employees who are ready to deliver an extraordinary and emotional Porsche experience like no other. For more information, visit PorscheCentreNorthToronto.ca
About Michael Fantin
Michael Fantin, a native of Toronto, Ontario, is married and a proud father of 3 children. Michael has been piloting sports cars since the age of 17. Through participating in track events with EA for over 13 years, Michael’s automotive passion for speed has evolved by driving all types of street and race cars. In 2018 Michael made a decision to apply his talent in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge professional race series that resulted with the Spirit of Speed Award for both EA and Michael.