Motorsports Overview

Motorsports Overview

Multimatic Motorsports is the competition arm of Multimatic Engineering, one of Canada’s largest and most successful engineering organizations.

For Multimatic, motorsports is a high-speed laboratory where innovative engineering, creative thinking, and rapid problem solving are imperative for success. Motorsports provides an excellent opportunity for Multimatic to create and test new technologies that can be transferred to production-oriented projects.

Motorsport activities provide Multimatic with:

  • A platform for developing chassis and suspension technologies in rigorous environments under challenging time constraints
  • A focused environment for vehicle-dynamics and suspension-development teams to enhance their knowledge and develop new and innovative concepts
  • An excellent showcase for Multimatic’s proprietary technologies and engineering know-how
  • An opportunity to design, develop, build, engineer and campaign race cars

Multimatic Motorsports programs include car design, track support and turn-key competition management. Multimatic’s test track and proving grounds, Calabogie Motorsports Park, is located in Calabogie, Ontario, Canada.

Since its racing debut in 1992, Multimatic Motorsports has established itself as Canada’s premier motorsports organization, contesting and winning races across North America and around the globe. Multimatic Motorsports celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2012.

Multimatic Motorsports is the only Canadian race team to win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, capturing the LMP 675 class victory in 2000. Other notable victories include the Daytona Prototype class win at the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona in 2003, and the GT2 class win at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 2006. The team also won Grand-Am championships in 2002, 2005 and 2008. Other championships include the 1999 Motorola Cup, and the 1992 and 1993 Firestone Firehawk Sports Class championships.

For Multimatic’s premier brand of performance dampers, Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSV™), further race victories and championships have been achieved at the highest echelons of motorsport including Formula One, IndyCar, Formula 3, sports cars and touring cars. After success in so many forms of racing, DSSV damping technology is now available in select volume-production road car applications.

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