CORNWALl, ONT – Cornwall Motor Speedway is proud to announce a new partnership with Artist in Residence distillery, owned by former Modified and Late Model driver, Pierre Mantha, this new sponsorship will be a nice incentives for our Modified and Sportsman division along with something for the fans as well!
A former Modified and Late Model winner at Cornwall, Pierre Mantha is a successful businessman in commercial vehicles sales in the Ottawa-Gatineau region with his Hino franchises. Mantha decided to jump in the distillery adventure as he founded Artist in Residence located in Gatineau near the airport. The first product on the market was the Waxwing Gin which, had a lot of success, since then, 3 more products were added to the family with the Mayhaven ginger liqueur, Vodkalight and the Kilinger Rye.
Artist in Residence, will give a bottle of their featured product to the feature winner of both Modified and Sportsman. In addition, all special events such as the Canadian Nationals, Race for the Cure, DIRTcar Series having a podium finish, all three drivers will receive a prize. Our race fans will also be eligible to receive some prizes part of this agreement as we plan to have weekly draws during our race events.
Wanting to give back to his racing roots, Mantha is also a sponsor to some of our regular drivers at the speedway, you will see his logo on Modified driver Brian McDonald, 2017 Sportsman champion, Justin Lalancette and upcoming Sportsman driver Cedric Gauvreau. He also wanted to support the race track that is now closest to his home.
‘’This partnership with Pierre Mantha is pretty unique and being able to offer a product that the driver will bring back to his race shop and to share with his race team is pretty cool, it is a nice way to remember the way and continue the celebrations, it is a nice incentive!’’ mentioned Martin Belanger.
For more information on the different products of Artist in Residence, you can visit their website at https://airdistillerie.com/en/ they are pretty active on Facebook with each product having its own page and on Instagram.
For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at www.cornwallspeedway.com you can add us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway , twitter at @cms_speedway, and now on Instagram under Cornwall Speedway, we will use these media platforms for results and contests over the summer.