The teams have each been provided $15,000 in cash and an all-new 2013 Scion FR-S -– Scion’s sports car. Over the next year the teams will be using their talents and resources to customize their sports cars in preparation for competition.
“We can’t wait to see what these three exceptionally talented and imaginative teams do with the FR-S,” said Larry Hutchinson, senior executive director of Scion in Canada, in a statement.
On August 26, the teams will participate in an autocross challenge in Toronto, the first of 11 different competitions. That will be followed by the second event -– driving skills -– on September 2 in Montreal. Two more challenges will be held in Alberta in October, with the remainder taking place in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto between January and August of 2013.
The winner of each challenge will receive $500. In addition, points will be awarded based on performance in each competition. The team with the most points at the end of the 11 challenges will be declared the champion, and will be awarded their car as the winning prize.
The three teams are include the following Top Tuner (Ontario), VCMC (British Columbia) and Swag Racing (Quebec).