Racing History

- Multimatic Motorsports did not contest the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Instead, Multimatic’s focus was on homologating and constructing the new-for-2017 Mustang GT4 for use by customer teams in GT4-class competition worldwide. Multimatic Motorsports Europe again fielded a two-car Ford GT team under the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing banner in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) competition, delivering two wins and a 2nd-place finish at Le Mans.


- Multimatic Motorsports' 2016 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge campaign was truly dominant: the team's single Ford Shelby GT350R-C faced a small but strong GS grid and delivered six pole positions, six wins, and championship titles for Scott Maxwell, Billy Johnson, and Ford. - Multimatic Motorsports Europe was established as a base for a campaign in the FIA World Endurance Championship, fielding two Multimatic-engineered Ford GT race cars driven by Andy Priaulx, Stefan Muecke, Harry Tincknell and Olivier Pla, with part-season drives by Billy Johnson and Marino Franchitti. The organization teamed with Chip Ganassi Racing for an international effort that saw Ford reach its milestone goal of an LMGTE Pro class victory at Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of its 1966 win.


- Multimatic Motorsports again fielded a two car Mustang effort in IMSA's Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, beginning with the familiar Boss 302Rs for the first three rounds.The all new Shelby GT350R-C debuted at Watkins Glen in June, scoring pole in its debut and winning two of the model's first three races.Co-drivers Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson finished the season tied 3rd in driver standings, while Jade Buford and rookie Austin Cindric tied for 6th.
- Multimatic Motorsports fielded a two-car Mustang effort for the first time in three years, campaigning the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in blue and white Miller Racing livery. Jade Buford and Scott Maxwell were joined by Billy Johnson and Ian James for a season that netted a pole each for 15 and for 158, double-podium at the team’s home race, and a win at the season finale for Johnson/James. Maxwell/Buford would ultimately finish 3rd in points.


- Multimatic Motorsports fielded a four-car effort in the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge for the second consecutive season, focusing four Aston Martin Vantage V8s in the GS class. The team proved the value of Multimatic’s world-beating chassis development expertise with front-running pace, notching a record six pole positions for Jade Buford.

- The team notched seven top-ten finishes including two podiums, with electronic issues foiling a certain win on more than one occasion.

- Multimatic Motorsports celebrated its 20th anniversary with the largest racing program in its history,campaigning four cars in two classes of the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.

- Multimatic Motorsports became an official partner to Aston Martin Racing, and debuted the Aston Martin Vantage V8 Grand-Am race car in the GS class. Scott Maxwell and Joe Foster notably finished second at Barber Motorsports Park and third at Lime Rock Park. Tonis Kasemets and Jade Buford earned a third place finish at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. All told, the Aston Martins earned five top ten finishes during the year.

– Multimatic Motorsports returned to the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge with the 2011 Ford Racing Mustang Boss 302R.
– Rigorous offseason development carried out by Multimatic Motorsports and Ford Racing made the Boss 302R a winner in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS class. The Mustang Boss 302R developed into a pace-setting turnkey race car available for purchase for far less money than the BMW M3 or Chevrolet Camaro.
- Multimatic Motorsports was tasked with designing, engineering and building the brand new Mustang Boss 302R race car

- Multimatic Motorsports ran a two-car, factory-backed entry in the Grand-Am Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS class with drivers Scott Maxwell, Joe Foster, Gunnar Jeannette and Frank Montecalvo

- Multimatic Motorsports was enlisted to run Hyper Sport's (now Dempsey Racing) Mustang FR500C entry in the Grand-AM KONI Challenge Series in 2008

- The year proved to be highly successful, as the team won the triple crown of Grand-Am racing (team, manufacturer, and driver championships)

- Multimatic Motorsports was enlisted to develop and run the factory Panoz Esperante GTLM race car in the ALMS GT2 class in 2006.

- Multimatic ran a two-car effort under the Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz banner, and featured some of the best driving talent to ever race for Multimatic Motorsports.

- Multimatic Motorsports led the factory Ford Mustang FR500C assault on the 2005 Grand-Am Cup Championship – winning the driver’s, manufacturer’s and team’s championships.

- David Empringham clinched the driver's championship for Multimatic as five victories were achieved by the Mustang, three by Multimatic Motorsports and two additional wins by privateer teams racing Ford Racing Technology FR500C entries built at Multimatic's Toronto headquarters.

- Multimatic began development of the new Grand-Am Cup 2005 Ford Mustang FR500C which made its debut at Daytona in February, 2005 with a 1-2 finish.

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- Multimatic goes down in the record books as being the first Motorsports team to win the new Daytona Prototype Class in the 41st running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The car was designed and developed completely by Multimatic, starting in 2002.

- Multimatic test driver Scott Maxwell joined fellow Canadian driver David Empringham and Australian David Brabham in taking the prestigious victory.

- Multimatic completed an agreement with Ford Racing Technology to be the exclusive constructor of the Multimatic Ford Focus Daytona Prototype. The Daytona Prototypes are the featured class in the Rolex Sportscar Series.

- Multimatic Motorsports, running two Porsche GT3 Cup cars in the Grand-Am Cup Series for Doncaster Racing won the overall championship. The cars were driven by Scott Maxwell / David Empringham and David Lacey / Greg Wilkins.

- Ran the BMS Porsche GT1 assault on the 24 Hours at Daytona. This was a two-car effort with eight drivers and significant preparation. Engineering and logistics requirements were completed in a two month timeframe. Scott Maxwell took the GTS pole from the highly touted factory Corvette team. BMS battled for the GTS lead throughout the first third of the race before falling prey to mechanical issues. Both cars finished strongly with the 01 entry running an almost flawless race to third in class and sixth overall.

- Ran a limited Grand-Am SR2 program with the Le Mans winning Lola B2K/40. Enjoyed strong performances at all races with a pole position at Road America, a 3rd place finish at Mid Ohio and domination of the Trois-Rivieres round before succumbing to a fuel problem.

- Debut of Lola B98/10 World Sports Car. Competed in selected events including Atlanta, Donington and Mosport, qualifying in the top ten against factory supported efforts and a ninth place overall finish at Mosport.

- Ongoing Nicholson McLaren Twin Turbo engine development of Lola B98/10 with objective to compete in full Sports Car schedule in 2000.

- Campaigned four Ford Mustang Cobras in the Motorola Cup North American Street Stock Championship.

- Dominant Ford team finishing third in the championship with convincing wins at Montreal and Mid-Ohio and a host of podium finishes.

- Campaigned four cars in three North American professional championships with six drivers.

- Finished fourth in Sports Car GTS1 Team Championship despite missing both Daytona and Sebring races and the arrival of numerous FIA GT1 cars (Lotus, Porsche, Panoz etc.). In his first year of driving purpose built, high horsepower GT cars, Jason Priestley won Sports Car's most improved driver award and finished sixth in the driver's championship. His partner, Scott Maxwell finished fifth in the driver's points.

- Premiered Ford's new SVT Cobra Mustang and the 4.6 litre, 4V Modular V8 engine in its only racing appearances world wide.

- Strong season of front row qualifications (including debut event), top three finishes and one major race win culminated in a third place championship finish.

- Accumulated more pole positions and fastest laps than any other team in the Canadian National Enduroseries.

- Continued to dominate the series but missed a third championship due to engine durability problems.

- Second place, Canadian National Michelin Enduroseries.

- Completed the season with 2 wins, 2 second places, 1 third, 2 fourths and an eleventh place.