Three Sold-Out Grandstands at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
The Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is proud to announce its 2013 season schedule.
This calendar will feature 14 rounds over seven weekends on several of the most famous road courses in Canada. “Going into the seventh year, 2013 should be quite a year if you are superstitious”, smilingly said John Bondar, CTCC’s owner. “But superstitions aside, I am pleased to present our schedule as it is as exciting and exceptional as the last one.”
Montreal is confident it will secure a new ten-year deal to keep hosting the Canadian grand prix.
La Presse reports that negotiations between the Quebec government and formula one officials are proceeding well. “Nothing is settled,” tourism minister Pascal Berube said, “but it is going well and we trust that we can sign for ten years.”
The Ideal Gift for The Holiday Season, The New ”Trio Packages” Offered in Limited Quantities
The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada announces today that it has put on sale for the first time in its history, special ticket packages that are offering the holder a reserved seat in a different grandstand for each of the three-day event. This brand new product was requested by a growing number of fans and is now offered in limited quantities, in three combinations; Gold, Silver and Bronze trio packages. These trio packages are respectively priced at $485, $449 and $267.50.
A look back at a challenging year
Nathan Blok, the 18-year old 2011 Formula 1600 Champion, claimed his second consecutive Formula Tour 1600 Championship despite formidable odds against him. Motorsports can easily consume the largest budgets and Team Blok runs solely on sponsorships and economic conditions make season-long deals hard to come by.
The promoter did not renew its agreement with NASCAR
Octane Management inc. confirmed today that it has relinquished its rights to organize and promote a round of the NASCAR Nationwide series in Montreal in 2013. Consequently, the event known as the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge is not scheduled for presentation at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, next summer.
With three races to go; down the stretch they come – No one is happier than D.J. Kennington
In the Wahta Springs 300 on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Barrie (Ont.) Speedway the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 takes to an oval track for the first time since July 25. And Kennington is happy not only because he won that evening in Saskatoon, Sask., but also for the fact that he has emerged victorious in each of the four races on ovals this season.
NAPA Autopro « 100 »
For the third time this season, Jean-Francois Dumoulin participated in a NASCAR Canadian Tire Series event last Saturday. The n°04 Manac/ Bellemare/ACASS/Somavrac Dodge driver had qualified the car in twelfth position on the famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and planned to quickly gain position in order to compete in the leading group amongst the series’ regulars.
Patrick Carpentier to compete at the Monster Energy Supermotocross
Patrick Carpentier will return to Montréal to compete in the upcoming Monster Energy Supermotocross at Olympic Stadium on September 29. The Quebec-born driver, who resides in Las Vegas, accepted an offer from recreational product dealer Grégoire Sport to compete in the Side-by-Side race. Carpentier was in Montréal on Saturday to race in the NASCAR event on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.
Three on-track sessions were on the program schedule with qualifying and two races
For the second time this season, the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), presented by Continental Tire competed on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal during the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge race event.
Picks up 2nd NASCAR Canadian Tire Series win on famed road course
J.R. Fitzpatrick knew he was going to have his hands full keeping Andrew Ranger behind him on Saturday’s final lap. Turns out, he didn’t have to worry as a final lap caution allowed the Ayr, Ontario, driver of the No. 84 Equipment Express Chevrolet to sail across the finish line under a yellow-checkered to claim the NAPA AUTOPRO 100 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1.
One podium and an incredible comeback for Benjamin Distaulo
The Lombardi Honda Racing Team participated in this weekend’s Canadian Touring Car Championship double-header as part of the NASCAR de Montréal itinerary. Two races were held under very different conditions at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Thursday and Friday, both of which saw excellent results for the four drivers of the Montréal-based team.
TRIOOMPH Foundation raises $50,000 at its first annual benefit event
Earlier today, the TRIOOMPH Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging students to pursue their dreams and persevere in their efforts to achieve academic success, held its first annual benefit event at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, collecting over $50,000.
Both drivers will begin on track action with an afternoon practice session during “Discovery Day”
As the city of Montreal prepares to welcome stock car racing back to Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Ile Notre Dame; two drivers in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series prepare to make their mark at the event. Martin Roy driver of the #90 Batteries Expert/Veloce/Gamache Truck Centre Dodge and teammate Isabelle Tremblay who pilots the #07 Frank Lyman Design Dodge will be two of the busiest racers this weekend.
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