Toronto returns to Canadian calendar
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NASCAR in Canada has a new name and entitlement sponsor – one that’s familiar to race fans across the country. NASCAR and Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. announced today a six-year series entitlement sponsorship agreement of NASCAR’s Canadian-based series. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the series will be known as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.
Gets ready to celebrate 30 years of racing on the streets of Toronto
For the 30th time since its innaugural event in 1986, professional INDYCAR racing returns to Exhibition Place for the 2016 Honda Indy Toronto, Ontario’s largest annual sporting event. The three-day festival returns to its traditional July dates, July 15-17, after switching to June last year to accommodate the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games.
The size of the car has nothing to do with its performance
If you have seen a MINI John Cooper Works ad in any magazine, you must have read their slogan: The Torque of the Town. This past weekend, Team Octane has demonstrated that their MINIs are not only the talk of the town, but they are also the talk of the race track.
Maybe a 1-2 CFH Racing finish in the Honda Indy Toronto will pave over recent disappointing Verizon IndyCar Series results
Josef Newgarden, who started 11th in the No. 67 Hartman Oil Chevrolet, led teammate Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds in the exciting 85-lap race on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit.
Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998
Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.
Porsche, Audi and Toyota have continued to run strongly through the night into the second turn of the clock
As the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours rolls towards its final quarter – the 6 hours being the distance of a regular round of the World Endurance Championship – there have been incidents throughout all four classes which have had an effect on the overall classification.
Honda Indy Toronto Practice 1 results
Favorite son and two-time Toronto race winner Paul Tracy says that the call of Indy car drivers past is the same as it is today on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit: “I don’t have enough grip.”
Dixon’s charge in Toronto carries some teeth
There are a few things encroaching on the Honda Indy Toronto’s space at Exhibition Place, but as they have since 1986 organizers are adjusting. Scott Dixon is in the hunt for his fourth Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Hinchcliffe is expected to make a full recovery from his injuries and is highly anticipating his return to racing.
Organizers of the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto are pleased to announce that local Canadian race car driver and mayor of Hinchtown, James Hinchcliffe, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race taking place Sunday, June 14. Hinchcliffe was recently medically cleared to travel to Toronto.
Cooper adds the Honda Indy Toronto to its list of high-profile race sponsorships
Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto today announced that Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has signed an agreement to become the official tire of the event and will have an extensive interactive fan zone during the annual racing festival, June 12-14.
Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.
Earlier today, organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto were joined by 2014 race winner Sebastien Bourdais to mark the start of the track build at Exhibition Place. Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.
The fifth season of the championship starts May 15-17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) unveiled today a four-venue, 10-event schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, one of 20 global Porsche 911 GT3 Cup one-make championships that provide thrilling action and groom drivers for future TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in North America or professional GT racing worldwide.
The Toronto Star will produce the Official Souvenir Program and, for the first time, provide an Official Fan Guide
Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto announce today a new three-year sponsorship agreement with the Toronto Star that will see Canada’s largest daily as the official newspaper partner for the event through 2017.