Testing the Lamborghini Gallardo at Mosport International Raceway
Bluechem Canada and the Bluechem group are pleased to announce our partnership, as the title sponsor for the Lamborghini Uptown Toronto – Paragon Competition Racing Team.
The team will be competing, in the IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo North American race series. The Canadian-based team will create a truly Canadian entry into the series. The six events in the series will be held at six world-class race facilities in the United States, where venerated racing legends like Jacques Villeneuve, Mario Andretti and Michael Schumacher have graced these road courses to make history.
Drivers Joe Chan & Paul Taylor
“My Co-Driver Paul Taylor and I will channel our passion for the Lamborghini brand, with the support of the Blue Chem Group and my Championship-winning team and engineers, we will represent Lamborghini Uptown Toronto very well in the Super Trofeo series,” said Joe Chan, Owner, Paragon Competition. “We want to be known as Canada’s team on the circuit and I am excited to see the design of our new race team when it’s unveiled next month, at the Toronto International Auto Show” said Chan.
Race fans and emerging designers were invited to design the face of Canada’s newest entry into the world’s fastest one-make race series at an event held at Lamborghini Uptown Toronto. “We want passionate auto enthusiasts to help us design the face of our race team for 2015 and beyond,” says Shawn Morris, Vice-President of Operations for Grand Touring Automobiles. “This is the first All Canadian team to race in the North American Super Trofeo circuit and we want enthusiasts to help us design a look for the team that truly positions us as Team Canada on the North American circuit,”
Participants were given until noon on Friday, January 30, 2015 to submit their designs. The winning design voted, selected and fitted to a V10 Gallardo Super Trofeo that will debut at the Canadian International Auto show Media Day in Toronto on February 12, 2015.
The winning design will be displayed in the Grand Touring Automobiles booth throughout the 2015 Canadian International Autoshow, which is located on the 100 level of the North Building, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
About Paragon Competition
Paragon Competition started racing in 1999 and today has grown to become one of Canada’s top racing teams, race equipment providers and the region’s leading safety apparel destination. Team principal and team car driver, Joe Chan, built the team around hard work and the will to win. These core values and experience from different racing series and championships are the team’s philosophy to success. With eight championship titles, nine enduro wins and three team championships, the team will put forth a very competitive effort.