Tag Archive: Toronto

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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Jul 26

Kuno Wittmer claims his first Endurance victory !

7th Round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship…

2014-07-26 - SRT Motorsports - Indianapolis - Kuno Wittmer - photo Richard Prince (5) Less than a week after winning the World Challenge Series race in Toronto, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer was back competing in the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road track for the seventh round of the season.

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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

Kuno Wittmer wins in Toronto !

Toronto Indy World Challenge Series Races

14-07-19_147One week after climbing onto the podium in the Tudor United SportsCar Series, the North American Endurance championship, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer was back in competition again this weekend on the urban track in Toronto.

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Jul 20

Pigot stays smooth, clean in Toronto for first victory of season

Pigot beat both of his fellow championship contenders, Hargrove and Chris Green

2014-07-20_0070Spencer Pigot put a heartbreaking result from Round 5 into the vanishing point of his rear-view mirror, winning Round 6 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Sunday, July 20 on the Streets of Toronto.

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Jul 20

F1600 Super Series: DeGrand wins race 1 thriller in Toronto (updated)

The team brought with them five Spectrum 014 Honda race cars to the Honda Indy Toronto

14-07-19_014Exclusive Autosport and their fleet of Spectrum Honda F1600’s continue to wow the crowds and re-write the Canadian Formula 1600 record books.

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Jul 19

Hargrove earns fourth win of season on wild streets of Toronto

Hargrove leads Chris Green, 98-84, in the championship after five rounds.

2014-07-19_0066In a race in which it seemed no one wanted to keep the lead, Scott Hargrove was the last man standing and expanded his championship lead in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin.

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Jul 18

Green tops rivals Pigot, Hargrove in practice on streets of Toronto

Chris Green, from Montreal, was quickest Friday on the Streets of Toronto.

Chris Green, Spencer Pigot and Scott Hargrove continued to be interchangeable parts of speed in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, as Green led his two championship rivals during practice Friday, July 18 on the Streets of Toronto.

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Jul 16

Title races among Canadian stars to continue on big stage in Toronto

Scott Hargrove and Chris Green will continue their compelling duel for the championship

It’s only fitting that possibly the pivotal round of the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin is taking place on the series’ biggest stage this season.

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Jul 16

Toyo Tires F1600 Series – Formula 1600 Super Series rolls into Toronto

The F1600 Duals Presented by Lubrico Warranty, part of the Honda Indy Toronto festival weekend

2014 Honda Indy Toronto 2inT.O. logo This weekend marks the return of Formula 1600 racing to the streets of Toronto. 28 competitors from all over North America will take part in one of Toronto’s favourite summer events on the grounds f Exhibition Place, rounds 5 and 6 in the Super Series and rounds 7 and 8 in the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Kuno Wittmer to compete in Pirelli World Challenge Toronto doubleheader

Canada Native Wittmer to pilot Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R prepared by Riley Technologies

SRT® (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports and driver Kuno Wittmer will make a surprise entry into the upcoming Pirelli World Challenge Championship Series doubleheader race weekend in Toronto in a Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R that will compete in events on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo

March 13-15, 2015 – T.O.’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo Inside Track Communications – publishers of Inside Track Motorsport News, Inside Motorcycles, MX & Off-Road and the producer of the Canadian Motorsports Expo – is now the owner / promoter of the traditional hot rod / classic car / motorsports show held in mid-March at Toronto’s International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson Airport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

It’s July in Toronto – It’s IndyCar Time!

One of the highlights on the IndyCar Series circuit is the July stop in Toronto.

TravelBloggers.ca, Honda Indy of Toronto, Indy CarEach year the race in Toronto turns out to be one of the most exciting on the calendar. There are always bumps, crashes and controversy, a driver can still win the race even if he starts from the back – and that’s why the fans love it. But wait, there’s more!

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Feb 05

Hinchcliffe set for Toronto TV & Radio Take Over

IndyCar star ready for co-host duties on Breakfast Television & Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown

James Hinchcliffe As the 2014 IndyCar Series gets set to roar back into life next month, Andretti Autosport racer, James Hinchcliffe, heads back to Canada this week to put his co-hosting skills to the test on TV and radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Jul 14

Barracuda Racing back with a top ten finish in Toronto

“I gave it everything I had out there for the Barracuda Racing boys” – Tagliani.

2013-07-14_0004Race two of the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday afternoon produced a top ten finish for Barracuda Racing, matching Alex Tagliani’s best result of the season.

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Jul 13

Seventh place finish for Mike Conway In Toronto Race 1

“It was a tough race today” – Conway

2013-07-13_0007Mike Conway finishes a well fought seventh today in Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 08

Mike Conway returns to Dale Coyne Racing for Toronto and Houston

Conway, 29, will be driving the No. 18 Sonny’s BBQ car

MB Partners, who represents the talented British driver Mike Conway, announced today they have signed a deal with Dale Coyne Racing to put Conway in their second entry for both IndyCar double-header races, the Honda Indy Toronto (13-14 July) and the Grand Prix of Houston (5-6 October). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Team Octane announces Pirelli World Challenge participation

The team will campaign the #47 in the TC class.

IMG_0043Team Octane, based in Montréal, Canada has announced today that they will enter the SCCA World Challenge event on July 12-14 at Exhibition Place in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Andretti doubts F1 heading back to Long Beach

“Why would they sell it?”

Marcel Lafontaine FormulaTour - Michael Andretti Indy Car - Nathan Blok 2012 championMichael Andretti, a leading motor racing figure in the US, has played down reports F1 could add the iconic Long Beach race to its own annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo set for Feb. 8-10, 2013

The Canadian racing season begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Presented by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

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Oct 01

Honda Indy Toronto to double the excitement in 2013 with back-to-back IZOD IndyCar Series races, July 13 and 14

Toronto will be one of three IndyCar tracks to feature a doubleheader

IZOD - IndyCar seriesHonda Indy Toronto logoThe Honda Indy Toronto will feature an important addition in 2013: a doubleheader weekend of IZOD IndyCar Series races. The addition of back-to-back races in Toronto is a first in the history of the event, which will run July 12-14 at Exhibition Place. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Kart Stars Grand Prix of Toronto

Inaugural event nearly set for freen flag

Kart Stars logoKart Stars track map largeThe inaugural Kart Stars Grand Prix of Toronto is now just six days away and as IZOD IndyCar Series’ teams begin to roll into Exhibition Place, one hundred thirty karters are getting set to do the same. All the final details for the historic event are falling into place, and as race fans of the Greater Toronto Area file into the Lakeshore this year, the sport of karting will be on full display for all to see.

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Jun 08

Honda Indy Toronto and YMCA of Greater Toronto shift into gear for

Strong kids relay 

Honda Indy Toronto and YMCA of Greater TorontoHonda Indy Toronto logoThe YMCA of Greater Toronto’s annual Relay for Strong Kids fundraiser will take place on the Honda Indy Toronto race track for the first time, marking a new partnership between the two organizations. 

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May 30

The Honda Indy Toronto celebrated the start of its race track construction today at Exhibition Place in Toronto.

Track construction officially begins at the Honda Indy Toronto

Honda Indy Toronto logo2010-07-17_3A8094For more than two decades, Director of Operations for the Honda Indy Toronto, Jim Tario has led the construction of the event’s race track. With this season’s race weekend fast approaching, Tario and his highly-skilled construction team began the conversion of the city’s streets surrounding Exhibition Place into the 2.84 km, 11-turn street course that continues to feature the fastest, most versatile race cars and drivers in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Porto Cabral teams up with Ray Courtemanche Jr. and Bonzaï Racing in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

The prestigious Portuguese wine brand will be present at the C.T.M.P. this coming weekend…

Porto Cabral Teams Up With Ray Courtemanche Jr. and Bonzaï Racing in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series3Porto Cabral Teams Up With Ray Courtemanche Jr. and Bonzaï Racing in NASCAR Canadian Tire SeriesRay Courtemanche Jr. and Mr. Emanuel Cabral, owner of Porto Cabral (http://www.globalinc.ca) are proud to announce a new partnership for the 2012 racing season.

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May 17

The Honda Indy Toronto has announced new sponsors Sony®, CDW Canada and Ontario Craft Brewers

Each of the new partnerships will enhance the overall hospitality experience at the 2012 event.

Honda Indy Toronto logo2011-07-10The Honda Indy Toronto announces the addition of new partners, aiming to enhance the overall on-site experience. Sony, CDW Canada, Muskoka Brewery and Amsterdam Brewery join the list of corporate partners for the 2012 race, which takes place July 6-8. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Richard Foley to be inducted to “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame”

Saturday night in Toronto

Richard Foley à DaytonaCanadian Motorsports Hall of FameFollowing his participation as honorary flagman at the NAPA 100 last summer, held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame, now Richard “Dick” Foley will be inducted into the “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame” next Saturday in Toronto along with other Canadians and Michael Andretti ( in international category). The 18th edition of the CMHOF gala is expected to be attended by over 300 guests. Read the rest of this entry »

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