MONTREAL, June 9, 2013 – An exclusive Ferrari reception was held at Montreal’s sumptuous St. James Hotel during the Montreal Grand Prix last night. The eagerly-anticipated evening was a spectacular party as Le St. James which rolled out the red carpet for guests and stars such as the director of X Men, Brian Singer, as well cast and crew; Olympic Gold Medallists Alexandre Despatie and Alexandre Bilodeau; Mitsou Gelinas;  Marie Saint-Pierre, and Fabienne Larouche.

Traditionally viewed as ‘the best party in town’ during the whirlwind of Grand Prix events, the invitation-only St. James’ eve was an essay in elegance. Fashionistas in the fresh finery of the season, titans of industry, and politicians joinedMiss America Mallory Hagan and others at the prestigious reception.

Marco Mattiacci, CEO / President Ferrari North America welcomed the glamorous guests, including Italian Consul General Enrico Padula, and Consul Antonio Poletti, as well as Quebec Minister of Tourism, Pascal Bérubé, and Ferrari team members.

”It was a pleasure to host this elegant evening once again at the St. James,” commented Elizabeth Glimenaki, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Hotel le St. James.

”Montreal is one of the best Grand Prix cities in the world,” added Mr. Mattiacci. ”We love the city’s flair and style.”

On display were the exciting new Ferrari cars, the Ferrari FF, F12 Berlinetta and the Formula One F150