Montreal, June 11, 2018 – Patrick Dussault gave an impressive performance, as he was back on track at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal, for rounds 5 and 6 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada. The driver of the Lauzon Autosport n°77 Porsche GT3 Cup has been involved in close battles for positions during both races.On Sunday’s race, he put the spotlight on him while he made an impressive comeback. Dussault made his way through the field, starting on the 7th spot on the grid. By the end of the race, he had close up to the 3rd place, after a great battle for a podium finish. He crossed the finish line in 3rd position, but both drivers were given a controversial penalty.
“I had never driven the Porsche GT3 Cup as I did today (Sunday). I really felt that I could push the car to its limits. I gave everything I had, and I think that I gave a great show throughout the race. It’s a shame that I was given this penalty, but for me, it still feels like a podium finish,” said the driver of the Lauzon Autosport n°77 car, who finally scores an 8th place finish after the penalty.Dussault was yet very fast, as he cut near a second off his qualifying time during the race. “We pulled out a great team effort, and it’s rewarding to see that we can achieve great things like we did,” he declared.
The day before, Dussault was eager to show his abilities while he was at home at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Seventh on the grid, he proved to be fast and had a few battles while trying to gain positions. Unfortunately, he as penalized after a contact.“GT Racing team has worked very hard, and Lauzon Autosport has been very supportive since the beginning. I wanted to give them great performances here, as they were all there to cheer me on. The penalties are disappointing, but overall, I am happy of what we achieved this weekend,” he concluded.
Patrick Dussault and the Lauzon Autosport no77 Porsche GT3 Cup will be back in action on July 13-15, as the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada presented by Yokohama takes on the streets of Toronto, as part of the Toronto Indy weekend.
About Patrick Dussault:
After achieving great successes in single seaters in the UK and North America, Patrick Dussault made the move to stock car racing in 2016, participating in the five road course races of the 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s series. Winner of the Bertrand-Fabi trophy in 2015, awarded to the Québec driver who has achieved the most success internationally, he was runner-up of the British Formula Ford 1600 Championship that year, scoring 10 podium finishes including 6 wins in 16 starts. He also participated in the British Formula Renault 2.0 Championship in 2014. Since 2017, he has competed in the Ultra94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.
About Lauzon Group: The Lauzon Group is a Montreal family-owned business that owns six automobile dealerships in Laval, Blainville, St-Eustache, Brossard and St-Hubert. Established in 1977, Groupe Lauzon offers three prestigious brands whose reputations are well established: Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen. Including the Porsche Lauzon Laval and Porsche Rive-Sud dealerships, it has become one of the largest prestige-brand dealership groups in Canada.
About Vincent & Dussault:
Based in Terrebonne, QC, Construction Vincent & Dussault has over 20 years of expertise in commercial, industrial and institutional construction. The company manages development, design, management and implementation of major construction projects.
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