Bowmanville, Ontario (4 July 2019) – With the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge GTD class championship lead in hand, the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 welcomes SiriusXM Canada as primary partner for the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix presented by Acura this weekend.
Mario Farnbacher and Trent Hindman are coming off of a big win at Watkins Glen International moving to a 16-point advantage in the championship points standings. The team is eager to welcome back SiriusXM Canada for the second year in a row for the Fourth of July event weekend.
SiriusXM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world’s largest radio company measured by revenue and has approximately 34 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming.
SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.8 million subscribers.
“We are very excited to have SiriusXM Canada come on board for the CTMP race weekend on the 86 Acura,” said MSR co-owner Mike Shank. “We are starting to pick up some momentum especially after the win at Watkins Glen. We hope that we can put on a good show for the SiriusXM guests this weekend.”
The Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix presented by Acura will have IMSA Radio coverage on Sirius Channel 138, SiriusXM Channel 202 or online Channel 967. Live TV broadcast will be on NBC on Sunday, July 7th at 1:00pm ET.