1997

1997

– 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.

– Continued development of the Multimatic GTS1 car with versions of the proprietary Suspension Module used on all corners of the vehicle.

– Campaigned both 4.6 litre SVT Cobra and 5.8 litre Cobra R Mustangs in Canadian and US national championships with a best series finish of sixth in the Enduroseries. Numerous pole positions and podium finishes maintained Multimatic’s reputation as a front running showroom stock competitor.

Scott Maxwell
Toronto's Scott Maxwell has played a key role in Multimatic's greatest victories across the globe. His championship pedigree includes winning titles in Formula Vee (1984), Ontario Formula Ford 1600 (1985 and 1986), Canadian National Showroom Stock (1992 and 1993) and Grand-Am Cup (2002 and 2008).
Jason Priestley
Having begun his motorsports career rallying in California in 1991, television star Jason Priestley co-drove Multimatic's GTS1 Mustang in 1997, and won with a Multimatic Motorsports Mustang in 1998.
David Empringham
Toronto's David Empringham is a former top rated open wheel racing star who has enjoyed numerous championship successes.