BOWMANVILLE, ON – (May 17, 2018) Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Charity will be the honorary ‘Grand Marshal’ for this weekend’s May 18-20 Castrol presents Victoria Day SpeedFest at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Eric Cartlidge, Regional Manager for Jumpstart’s Central Ontario division, will give the drivers start your engine command for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Clarington 200 race on Sunday.
Jumpstart helps make sport and play accessible to all Canadian kids. The charity allows kids from families in financial need the same chance to participate as their neighbours, classmates and friends. Jumpstart will have a display in the Canadian Tire Action Zone, where, for a donation to the charity, kids and adults can get their face painted. As well, this weekend’s Jumpstart Courtesy Shuttles will be accepting donations.
“It’s an honour for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to be participating in the Victoria Day SpeedFest,” said Cartlidge. “Because of events like this and individual donations, Jumpstart is able to help kids participate in the sport and recreation activities of their choice. 100% of the proceeds raised will go to paying for registration costs, equipment costs and transportation costs associated with the sport and recreation activities.”
For more information on Jumpstart go to jumpstart.canadiantire.ca. For weekend information or to purchase tickets visit canadiantiremotorsportpark.com or call the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Hotline at 1-800-866-1072 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm ET). Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
From: Dave Drimmie, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park / email@example.com / (416) 835-6601
About Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Since 1961, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has been the leading racing and automotive performance facility in Canada, hosting series’ ranging from international sports cars to NASCAR on the renowned 3.957-kilometre Grand Prix track. The state-of-the-art facility provides an engaging space suitable for any event; whether you’re here for the on-track racing action or a personal celebration, CTMP offers the flexibility and capacity to accommodate any event.