@Formula_1200 • @mattgarwood31 • @PittRace • Elmvale, ON – July 28, 2015 – This coming weekend Elmvale, ON’s Matt Garwood heads south of the border to Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the third round of the 2015 Challenge Cup Series championship.
After a redemptive effort at the Bay Of Quinte Grand Prix, Garwood battled through extreme heat and mechanical issues to finish fifth overall and fourth in class in a thrilling Challenge Cup Series Formula 1200 race he’s ready for some more exciting racing as he’ll endeavor to regain the points lead.
Garwood is no stranger to competing in the U.S. and this will be the third time he has crossed the border to participate in motorsport events. The two previous events were held at Watkins Glen International raceway in Watkins Glen New York.
This will be the 20 year-old’s first visit to Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PIRC), formerly BeaverRun, a world-class racing and entertainment facility located on 400 acres of rolling hills and sweeping vistas in Wampum, Pennsylvania, northwest of Pittsburgh.
“It’s going to be a steep learning curve but I’m really looking forward to this weekend’s 2015 Challenge Cup Series championship races at PIRC.” enthused Garwood. “I’m sure the racing this weekend will be as equally competitive and entertaining for the fans.”
Later this month Garwood and the Vallis Motorsport Team will visit the “tricky triangle” Pocono Raceway and New Jersey Motorsport Park. It is sure to be a busy month for the team as they travel across the northern part of the United States in the hunt for a championship.
Garwood’s impressive list of partners he is proud to represent include; FEL (Franczak Enterprises Ltd.) Vallis Motor Sport, KarmaComa Studio, Core Evolution Fitness, Athletes Brand and Autoglym Canada. Garwood is also proud to be “Laps for Muscular Dystrophy” (Laps4MD) driver where he has pledged to donate $1 for every lap he leads to go to Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
To learn more about Matt Garwood and his racing program please visit www.mattgarwoodracing.com, www.facebook.com/MattGarwoodRacing and follow him on Twitter at @mattgarwood31.
About Matt Garwood: Matt is a 20 year-old race car driver from Elmvale, Ontario currently studying at the Automotive Business School of Canada. Matt competes in the Formula 1200 open wheel racing series and in the near future looks to jump from regional racing to a national level series such as the Canadian Touring Car championship. He is a 3-time Canadian Karting League Champion and the 2012 Formula 1200 Rookie of the Year.
From: Matt Garwood Racing/ www.mattgarwoodracing.com