Tag Archive: Toronto

Jul 19

Hinchcliffe rewards himself and fans with Toronto podium finish

James Hinchcliffe’s wait is over

2016-07-17_075 The Verizon IndyCar Series star and affable 29-year-old Canadian returned home after a one-year hiatus from competing on his home track to score an emphatic third-place finish in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 18

Tough Toronto but Rossi maintains 7th in championship fight

“It was always going to be a tough race starting from 19th”

2016-07-15_005 Alexander Rossi keeps hold of his 7th place in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship battle following a challenging weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 18

Brabham wins Toronto Stadium Super Trucks streetfight

“The whole weekend was a huge battle and really awesome”

2016-07-17_041Matt Brabham has claimed his second consecutive round win in the North American Stadium Super Trucks Series after an incredible stoush in Toronto with defending Champion, Sheldon Creed.

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Jul 17

Toronto Indy – Canadians

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_070 Regarding the challenges the track offered to drivers on Friday, we were able to note the changes on Saturday morning, something a lot of drivers were going to use to their advantage.

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Jul 17

Hargrove bounces back, gains on Morad with dominant victory in Toronto

“The car was phenomenal” – Hargrove

2016-06-10_2991-17-43-00-0001 Scott Hargrove put disappointment into his rearview mirror Sunday in Toronto with a dominant victory in Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, pulling ever closer to the top of the sizzling Platinum Cup championship race.

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Jul 17

Canadian Armed Forces join in celebrating 30 years of racing in Toronto

CAF will be honoured in pre-race ceremonies for Verizon IndyCar Series race

2016-07-16_081 Organizers of the 2016 Honda Indy Toronto announce that the Canadian Armed Forces will lead the ceremonies, participating in all VIP roles during the pre-race celebrations for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race that runs this afternoon at Exhibition Place.

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Jul 17

Morad takes Platinum points lead with dramatic victory in Toronto

“This is a big gift for me, one that I need, and it was overdue” – Morad

2016-06-12_0316 Daniel Morad earned his third victory of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama season Saturday in Toronto during a Round 7 that dramatically changed the face of the championship race.

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Jul 17

NASCAR Pinty’s Series At Honda Indy Toronto: Tagliani wins NASCAR race in Toronto

Alex Tagliani holds off last lap challenge from Andrew Ranger to win Nascar race in Toronto

2016:07:03_13:49:11_0645 In his first NASCAR Pinty’s Series start on the streets of Toronto, Alex Tagliani scored his fourth series win and his second of the 2016 season. Starting on the outside of row one, the Laval, Quebec resident finally took over the lead from Toronto rookie Daniel Morad on lap 25.

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Jul 14

Toronto race celebrating three decades of great memories

“Having raced so much earlier in my career in Canada, I always looked forward to going back” – Rahal

Michael AndrettiThirty years ago, three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Bobby Rahal jump-started his championship challenge with a win in the first-ever race on the streets of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Pinty’s stat advance: Toronto

Analyzing the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto at Honda Indy Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logo The 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns for the first time since 2011 to Honda Indy Toronto for the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series at the road course and selected drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Sara Price to break gender barrier at Stadium Super Trucks Series this Friday (+video)

Price will make her debut during the Honda Indy Toronto July 15-17 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SaraPrice01Sara Price, 23, a successful multi-championship Professional Motocross and UTV racer from Southern California will be the first woman to compete in the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Series.

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Jul 13

Toronto: A mythical track for Jean-François Dumoulin

Third road circuit event of the 2016 season – NASCAR Pinty’s series

2016:07:03_13:44:21_0640 Jean-François Dumoulin will take part in the Pinty’s Toronto Grand Prix this Saturday, July 17 in the streets of the Queen City and at the wheel of the #04 Dodge Spectra Premium/ Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA. This circuit was kind to him in the past, notably in 2000 when he robbed first place after overtaking more than 50 cars, winning the race for the New Tech Motorsport team while racing at the wheel of a Porsche 993. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Luca Filippi is returning to drive this weekend at the site of his best Verizon IndyCar Series showing

Filippi returns to Coyne for Honda Indy Toronto 

Luca FilippiFilippi will pilot the No. 19 IMPCO ComfortPro Honda for Dale Coyne Racing for the 32nd Indy car race on the streets of Exhibition Place in the 30th anniversary of the Toronto event.

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Jul 12

Honda Indy Toronto gears up to celebrate 30 years of racing, event continues to grow

 Race fans and racing newcomers: get ready for a bigger and better event this weekend

Honda Indy Toronto logo Honda Indy Toronto is gearing up to celebrate 30 years of racing on the Streets of Toronto this weekend with all markers pointing to a bigger and better event than in recent years.  This year’s event, which runs July 15-17 at Exhibition Place, will provide an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Second half of season starting at Toronto with close races in all classes

Just eight points separate Scott Hargrove, Daniel Morad and Zach Robichon

2016-06-12_0322 The tight race for the Platinum Cup championship will rage on among three young Canadian stars as the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama competes July 15-17 on one of the biggest stages in Canadian motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

RaceFest roars into downtown Toronto

Canadian Racing Legend Ron Fellows back behind the Wheel for Pit Stop Demos

RaceFest roars into downtown TorontoCanadian Tire Motorsport Park’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix comes to downtown Toronto with RaceFest, to celebrate and showcase the excitement of Canada’s biggest sports car race of the year.

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Jun 08

Honda Indy Toronto begins track build, to use Fleetmatics software during process

Mobile workforce solutions provider signs on as event sponsor in 2016

Honda Indy Toronto logo Honda Indy Toronto kicked off construction of its historic track this week on the grounds of Exhibition Place and revealed that software from new sponsor Fleetmatics (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions, will help make the build more efficient.

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Mar 11

Can-Am 200 adds to prestige of 2016 NASCAR Labour Day Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

“We at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are thrilled to welcome BRP as the title sponsor” – Ron Fellows

Can-Am 200 logo BRP confirms primary sponsor of the #32 Go FAS Racing Canada team featuring promising driver Alex Labbé for all 11 NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in Canada in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Mothers signs on as the Presenting Sponsor of Toronto’s Motorama show

Canada’s biggest indoor show of its kind is now the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers logo In a perfect pairing of partners, Mothers Car Care Products has signed a two-year agreement to become the presenting sponsor of Toronto’s Motorama show. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Formula 1 Champion Lewis Hamilton in crowd as London-bound Toronto Raptors defeat Los Angeles Lakers 102-93

“What he has achieved in his career is absolutely phenomenal. I’m from London, but I’m a huge fan of the NBA”

Lewis Hamilton 2 Recently crowned Formula 1 Champion Lewis Hamilton was sat courtside last night at the Air Canada Centre as the London-bound Toronto Raptors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 102-93.

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