As the top Canadian Touring Car novice driver at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in 2014 and the first female driver to earn an overall podium at the Grand Prix du Canada in 2015, Valérie Chiasson will mark another “first” this year as the first woman to contest a full season in the Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup.
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As they prepare to take to the track for the first time since their Monaco accident
Two “Top 5” and First CTCC Rookie for the Lombardi Honda Racing Team…
At the wheel of her Lombardi Honda Racing Civic Si, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson shone in her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), earning a fourth place finish in the first of two races and a fifthplace in the second, in spite of mechanical troubles. She also claimed top spot among the rookie drivers.
First female driver confirmed for GP du Canada 2014…
After several successful seasons in karting, one runner-up Rookie title for her road racing debut (Toyota Cup Series) and another runner-up Rookie title in the Quebec ACT series, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson will realize her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) debut at the Grand Prix du Canada, on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit. She is presently the first female driver confirmed to contest the prestigious event on June 6, 7, and 8.
Scoring four podiums and a first victory in 35 years at Montreal
Benjamin Distaulo Victorious in CTCC …
Two Masters Championship Contenders Finish in Top Five
Rounds Three and Four Set for Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
Two is always better than one, especially in the world of racing. Last year the Grand Prix du Canada featured one Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race, but this year drivers will compete twice at the historic Circuit Gilles-Villenueve.