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<div style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">MantisSport to Contest Targa Newfoundland in New Cayman S</div>
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<div style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 6pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">Ernie Jakubowski and the MantisSport team, defending Modern Class champions, will contest the 5<sup>th</sup> Targa Newfoundland Tarmac Rally in their new Porsche Cayman S racecar.Built last January, the new MantisSport/Pfaff Porsche Cayman S racecar made its race debut at Sebring in February for the Porsche Club of America’s “48 Hours of Sebring” club race weekend. The car scored its first win in May at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio and repeated this result in July at Mosport near Toronto.It is the first Cayman S to race and win in North America. The bright yellow Porsche has proven to be a competitive and popular entry this season in the six race weekends it has entered. Targa Newfoundland will be an entirely different challenge for the Cayman S and its MantisSport team.</div>
<div style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 6pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">Targa Newfoundland is North America’s only Tarmac Rally. Cars and drivers from all over the world will converge on Canada’s eastern most Province to test their preparation, driving and navigating skills over 2,500 km. of public roads, 500 km will be at speed through the scenic countryside and quaint villages of Newfoundland from September 9<sup>th</sup> through 15<sup>th</sup>. Targa is organized into four classes, Historic, for cars built pre-war, Classic for cars built post-war to 1976, Modern for cars built from 1977 to present and Unlimited for cars that have been modified from their stock configuration. The MantisSport/Pfaff Porsche Cayman S will compete in Modern Class.</div>
<div style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 6pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">Ernie Jakubowski, owner of Mantis Automotive in Oakville, Ontario will be making his third appearance at Targa this year. He was successful in both his previous visits winning Modern Class in 2003 and 2005. “We were thinking of entering a purpose-built car for Targa this year but with all the success we have had with our new Cayman S and the car’s popularity with race fans, we decided that we should take this car to Newfoundland” states Jakubowski. The six time National Off-Road Champion and two time Modern Class Targa winner will be partnered by Mantis General Manager and MantisSport Crew-Chief Stan Carmichael this year. Carmichael, who will be making his first trip to Targa, will sit in the right seat as Co-Driver for this event. “It will be quite a change for me and one I am looking forward to” said Carmichael of his upcoming challenge, “I have heard nothing but good things about Targa and the hospitality of the people of Newfoundland,” added the Targa rookie. Carmichael is no stranger to sitting in the right seat, both he and Jakubowski, are Instructors with the Porsche Club of America, Driver Education Programme, donating their time teaching performance driving skills to their fellow members.</div>
<div style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 6pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%">Race fans can follow the action at Targa at www.targanewfoundland.com, daily results will be posted as the rally unfolds over the 5 day competition.</div>
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