BOWMANVILLE, ON – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park announced its 2013 major event schedule today, headlined by the Canadian debut of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, August 31 – September 1. The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series and the Canadian Touring Car Championship will join the trucks for what promises to be an exciting, action-packed weekend.
The Victoria Day SpeedFest will get Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s 2013 season underway, May 17-19, with the thundering stock cars of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Also in action for the unofficial kick-off to summer are fan favourites, the Trans-Am Series, Canadian Touring Car Championship and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada.
The Canadian Historic Grand Prix returns on June 14-16 featuring beautifully restored race cars from the past 50+ years of motorsport. The Porsche 944 Cup will headline the action.
The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series will make their second appearance (of three), this time at Canada’s fastest half-mile paved oval, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Speedway, on June 22.
The American Le Mans Series will headline the Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport (July 18-21) for the 14th straight season. The top sports car drivers in the world will be joined by other top series’ such as the Cooper Tire Prototype Lites, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, IMSA GT3 Challenge, Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup and Star Mazda.
Canada’s top motorcycle riders will return for the Canadian Superbike Doubleheader Weekend featuring national classes such as Pro Superbike, Pro Sport Bike, Harley-Davidson XR1200 Cup, Amateur Superbike, Amateur Sport Bike and the Honda CBR250R.
“We are thrilled to host the first Canadian race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,” said Myles Brandt, President and General Manager at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
“We also look forward to bringing fan favourites such as the American Le Mans Series, Trans-Am as well as showcasing Canada’s top programs such as the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, Canadian Touring Car Championship and the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. With all the exciting improvements that have been taking place over the past two years, this season will mark yet another milestone in our rich history.”
For more information or to purchase tickets and holiday gift certificates, call the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Hotline at 1-800-866-1072 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm ET), visit online at www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com, or email email@example.com.
2013 Major Event Schedule
May 17-19 Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend
NASCAR Canadian Tire Series; Trans-Am Series; Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin; Canadian Touring Car Championship
June 14-16 Canadian Historic Grand Prix
Porsche 944 Cup; Regular classes include Historic & Vintage Production; Sports Racers; Group 70+; Open Wheel
June 22 Speedway 200 (at CTMP Speedway)
NASCAR Canadian Tire Series returns for second date, this time at Canada’s fastest half-mile paved oval
July 18-21 Mobil 1 Presents The Grand Prix of Mosport
American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón; Cooper Tires Prototype Lites; IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge; Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin; Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup; Star Mazda
August 9-11 Superbike Doubleheader Weekend
Pro Superbike; Pro Sport Bike; Amateur Superbike; Amateur Sport Bike; Harley-Davidson XR1200 Cup; Honda CBR250R
Aug. 30- Sep. 1 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Weekend
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series; NASCAR Canadian Tire Series; Canadian Touring Car Championship
From Ryan Chalmers, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park