Toronto, Ontario, March 8, 2018 – The 2017 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama was an unforgettable year for the DFC Motorsport/Speedstar Motorsport team. The No. 7 car was recognized as a fierce competitor and the team ended the season by being presented with the prestigious Spirit of Speed award by Porsche Canada and IMSA. This award is traditionally bestowed upon the individual or team that best embodies and represents the iconic racing spirit of Porsche.
With the excitement of the 2017 race season still fresh, DFC Motorsport/Speedstar Motorsport sponsored by Downtown Porsche is thrilled to announce its return to the 2018 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama series. The team is also proud to announce its new team driver, Stefan Rzadzinski.
Stefan Rzadzinski is a 25 year-old Canadian racecar driver from Edmonton, AB who has raced a vast range of vehicles in his career. In 2017 alone, Stefan won 2 of his 3 races at the prestigious Race of Champions, competed a race in South Korea for the Atlas BX Racing Team, won races in the Nissan Micra Cup, and finished on the podium in his IMSA Prototype Challenge LMP3 debut. While racing the DFC Motorsport/Speedstar Motorsport Porsche GT3 race car for the 2018 season, Stefan will be also be representing Downtown Porsche, Area 27 Motorsports Park, Rebellion Brewing, Goldmark Diesel, AlgaeCal, DLC Canadian Mortgage Experts, and Christenson Developments.
Stefan shared, "If you told me as a kid I would end up racing a Porsche, it would certainly fulfill a dream of mine. After racing a very diverse range of cars in 2017, I'm happy to work with one great team DFC Motorsport/Speedstar Motorsport sponsored by Downtown Porsche for all of my 2018 campaign. It's taken a lot of effort and hard work to get to this point in my career and I'm looking to make the most out of the opportunity in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama."
“We are very happy to welcome Stefan to our team,” said Helen Ching-Kircher, Dealer Principal and CEO of Downtown Porsche. “We tested Stefan in 2016 and we could tell, immediately, he was incredibly talented. He shows great skill and an undeniable passion for motorsports, which will no doubt make for an exciting race season. I believe Stefan and us are a good partnership. We are confident in our team, and we look forward to what we can achieve together.”
The series kicks off on March 14th for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring event on the Sebring International Raceway. Make sure to follow the action and cheer our car on as we race for the number 1 spot.
Welcome to the DFC Motorsport/Speedstar Motorsport family, Stefan, and best of luck this season!
Follow Stefan on social as he documents his journey through motorsports:
Facebook – Stefan Rzadzinski
Twitter – @rzadracing
Learn more about Stefan here: www.rzadracing.com
Date Posted: March 9, 2018