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Jun 20

Honda Indy Toronto: Team Octane masters the podium

The size of the car has nothing to do with its performance

2015-06-12_15797If 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.

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Jun 15

Honda Indy Toronto: Newgarden leads 1-2 CFH Racing finish in Toronto

Maybe a 1-2 CFH Racing finish in the Honda Indy Toronto will pave over recent disappointing Verizon IndyCar Series results

2015-06-14_142Josef 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.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche seals historic victory at Le Mans, taking convincing 1-2

Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998

2015-06-14-The Race-0174Porsche 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.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche, KCMG, Corvette and Aston Martin leading the way

Porsche, Audi and Toyota have continued to run strongly through the night into the second turn of the clock

2015-06-14-Wednesday-194As 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.

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Jun 13

Honda Indy Toronto: Power claims P1 Award, overtakes Mears for 5th

Qualification Results for the Honda Indy Toronto

2015-06-12_16289Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jun 13

Honda Indy Toronto: Juan Pablo Montoya tops time sheet; .5547 separates top half

Honda Indy Toronto Practice 1 results

2015-06-12_16207Favorite 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.”

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Jun 12

Honda Indy Toronto: Organizers cut through the landscape changes

Dixon’s charge in Toronto carries some teeth

2015-06-11_15661There 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.

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Jun 11

Honda Indy Toronto announces IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe as Grand Marshal for 2015 event

Hinchcliffe is expected to make a full recovery from his injuries and is highly anticipating his return to racing.

Honda Indy Toronto logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

CTCC returns to the streets of Toronto for the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto 

On June 12 & 13, CTCC competitors will take to the track for rounds five and six in the third event of the season

CTCC logo The Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is pleased to be returning to Toronto after a four year sabbatical. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

The Trews to sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto

Award-winning Canadian rock stars and legendary live band

Honda Indy Toronto logo Organizers of the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto announce that The Trews will sing the Canadian and US national anthems during opening ceremonies for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race taking place Sunday, June 14. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Honda Indy Toronto announces new sponsor agreement with Cooper Tire

Cooper adds the Honda Indy Toronto to its list of high-profile race sponsorships

Honda Indy Toronto logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Molson Coors returns to IndyCar racing with new Honda Indy Toronto partnership

Molson Coors is returning to the Indy

Honda Indy Toronto logo Molson Coors is returning to the Indy. Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto today announced a new partnership with Molson Coors Canada to serve as the official beer and cider of Ontario’s largest annual sporting event, through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Honda Indy Toronto begins 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.

Charlie Johnstone, President of Honda Indy Toronto (left), with Sebastien Bourdais, Verizon IndyCar Series driver for KVSH Racin 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.

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Feb 25

Green Savoree Racing Promotions continues long-standing partnership with Torchia Communications

Race promoter reappoints public relations agency for its 2015 race season

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Torchia Communications announces that it has renewed its relationship with Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP) to plan and implement public relations efforts for its three race properties for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin unveils 10-Round schedule for 2015

The fifth season of the championship starts May 15-17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Honda Indy Toronto announces Toronto Star as its official newspaper partner through 2017

The Toronto Star will produce the Official Souvenir Program and, for the first time, provide an Official Fan Guide

Honda Indy Toronto logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Tickets to the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto go on sale today for anyone who purchased a two-day reserved grandstand ticket last year

Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale today for renewals, February 19 for general public

Honda Indy Toronto Logo The general public will have the opportunity to purchase tickets starting February 19 at HondaIndy.com. To accommodate the Pan Am Games, which will be held at venues throughout Toronto in July, Honda Indy Toronto will take place one month early this year, from June 12-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Honda Indy Toronto announces 2015 event dates

Ontario’s largest annual sporting event moves to June 12-14

Honda Indy Toronto logoHonda Indy Toronto is returning to the streets of downtown Toronto in 2015 and will take place June 12-14, instead of its traditional July dates.

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Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007

 

2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Jul 20

Honda Indy Toronto respectful of Canadian Fans

Bold Statement

14-07-19_291Following Saturdays difficult weather situation at the Honda Toronto Indy and the subsequent postponement of the Indycar race, event promoters released the following statement.

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