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October 4th, 2023 – Shannonville (Ontario) – Starting in 2024, GT Race Experience will be offering a new, affordable, and structured driving experience at Shannonville Motorsport Park. Following a growing demand, drivers looking for the ultimate thrill of fast driving in a controlled environment will be able to do so at Shannonville Motorsport Park.

GT Race Experience (GT Race) was only an idea back in 2004, when the owner, Chris Swinwood, had the opportunity to work at Palmersport Motorsport Experience in the United Kingdom, one of the most extensive motorsport experience companies in the world.  In 2009 he came across another motorsport experience company in Australia and jumped on the opportunity to work with them for a season. 

GT Race is the culmination of racing and instructing careers coming together to create this amazing concept for people to experience the thrill of a lifetime behind the wheel of a real GT race car.  GT Race hosted its first event in 2014. After a decade of success in British Columbia and Alberta, GT Race is coming to Shannonville Motorsport Park.

“Everything is possible at Shannonville Motorsport Park” shares Christopher Swinwood, owner of GT Race Experience. “In fact, GT Race will be the only Motorsport Experience program available where clients can experience what high-performance driving is all about using unique safety measures that come from our years of experience in developing this program.” 

He continued: “Our vision at GT Race Experience is to provide motorsport enthusiasts, car enthusiasts and adrenalin seeking motorists, the opportunity to feel the thrilling excitement of what it is like to drive a high powered, track prepared car, on a racetrack.”

“GT Race Experience chose Shannonville Motorsport Park for a reason”, affirms John Bondar, President of Shannonville Motorsport Park. “Our facility is perfect for their driving experience. We are thrilled that they choose to establish themselves here.  Their customers will enjoy the challenge of navigating the variety of corners and straightaways here at the Birthplace of Champions.  Whether it be onboard one of their Ford Mustangs, Nissan 370Z or Chevrolet Camaro SS, an incredible experience will be had by all.”

In addition to individual experiences, group reservations or corporate events are the perfect highlight to a special celebration. Paired with the Nelson Event Centre during those unique events, Shannonville Motorsport Park is the ideal destination for your next corporate gathering.

GT Race Experience will be announcing their 2024 schedule soon. Meanwhile, different packages are available now for purchase on their website at or Facebook page here.

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