Tag Archive: Toronto

Jun 16

Filippi reintroduced with podium run in Toronto

Reintroducing Luca Filippi

2015-06-14_054He’s from Italy, was runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series championship, has been a Sky Sport analyst for INDYCAR and Formula One races, is a Pirelli test driver, will be a father for the first time in July, and turns 30 on Aug. 9 – a week after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, where he made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in August 2013.

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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

Morad Reigns Supreme For First Series Victory In Treacherous Conditions At Toronto

Round 3 winner Scott Hargrove, finished second, championship leader Chris Green finished third

2015-06-13_17006Daniel Morad produced a magisterial drive in a pouring rain Sunday on the streets of Toronto, earning his first career Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin victory in just his fourth start in the series.

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Jun 13

2014 Champion Scott Hargrove returns with flawless victory in Toronto

Points leader Chris Green, from Montreal, finished second

2015-06-12_15775Scott Hargrove ended up Saturday in the same place he left the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin at the end of last season – victory lane.

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Jun 11

Honda Indy Toronto: Gabby Chaves and BHA look to continue top 10 finishing streak in Toronto

Gabby Chaves and the BHA team are looking to continue their mid-season streak

14-07-20_181 This weekend marks the last weekend of a grueling six-week stint on the Verizon Indycar Schedule that started with the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis in early May.

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Jun 08

Rivalries, championship races to heat up on streets of Toronto

A spirited rivalry renewed

2015-05-17-1200 A series leader seeking vindication. Many series standout teams and drivers racing at home. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Daly back on the bench, what’s next?

Q & A with Conor Daly

Conor Daily portrait American Conor Daly was bitterly disappointed after his car failure at the Indy 500 but one week later he turned many heads with his impressive performances in both races in Detroit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

2014 Platinum Cup Champion Scott Hargrove returning to series at Toronto

The car still showed the authentic scars of intense racing, with dirt and specks of rubber covering its sleek skin.

2014-08-10_3077A Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car has rested quietly in the sparkling lobby of an OpenRoad Auto Group Porsche dealership near Vancouver since late last August. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series coming to Toronto’s Motorama show with racers, cars and more

March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo Visitors to this year’s Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will have the chance to meet and speak with many of Canada’s top stock car racers as the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented by Mobil 1 returns for its annual pre-season appearance at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Havoline named Official Motor Oil of Toronto’s Motorama show

Show takes place March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo In the first deal of its kind for the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, Havoline has been named the ‘Official Motor Oil of Motorama’ for the 2015 show. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

CTCC unveils its 2015 schedule

The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) has confirmed its 2015 calendar.

CTCC logo Again this year, CTCC will showcase the talents of the country’s premiere sports car drivers on seven doubleheader race weekends, with the Super Touring, Touring and re-introduced Grand Touring class competitors appearing as an integral part of Canada’s highest profile racing events. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Two-time NASCAR Truck Series Champ Todd Bodine to appear at Toronto’s Motorama Show

Will appear Saturday & Sunday to sign autographs and meet fans

2010 Daytona Cup Todd Bodine head shot (Large) Continuing the long tradition of NASCAR stars who have come to Toronto to meet the fans and be part of Canada’s biggest indoor racing show, two-time NASCAR Truck Series champion Todd Bodine will appear at this year’s inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. 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

NASCAR announces Canadian Tire Series schedule update

Inaugural event at Sunset added to 2015 slate

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue NASCAR announced today that a June 20 date at Ontario’s Sunset Speedway has been added to the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series 2015 event schedule.

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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 »

Jan 23

Automotive TV Host / Personality Courtney Hansen to appear at Toronto’s Motorama Show

March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre

Courtney Hansen 2 Courtney Hansen, the popular television personality who hosts the automotive-themed PowerNation on Spike TV, NBC Sports and CBS Sports, is coming to the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Green Savoree Racing Promotions signs multi-year agreement with Mazda Road to Indy

“The Mazda Road to Indy is a great developmental series”

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 join on-track lineup at Verizon IndyCar Series events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and on streets of St. Petersburg and Toronto, 2015-2016 Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Motorama: Gary Challice to spearhead custom car components of the show

A brand new show on a weekend you know – March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo While much about the inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will be all-new, there are several aspects of the show that will be very familiar to custom car and racing enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 Championship East crowns champ

Driving a Photon/Van Diemen

The Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 Championship logo Jeremy Hill of Toronto, Ontario clinched the 2014 Hoosier Tire US Formula 1000 East Championship on Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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