@acastell95 • @ToyoTiresF1600 • @GTAWaterloo • WATERLOO, ON (July 10, 2015) Local support for Waterloo-based Amy Castell’s Toyo Tires F1600 Championship run continues to grow. Castell, a racer who’s also a third year WLU business student, is proud to announce a new partnership with Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo.
As part of the Grand Touring Automobiles family, they have a 40-year history of sales and service at their Toronto location selling and servicing Aston Martin, Bentley, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls Royce, Lamborghini and Bugatti. Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo proudly provides the same distinguished level of service whether it’s for new or used vehicles, as well as in their modern service centre.
The Jaguar name is synonymous with British racing prestige, yet it actually started as a manufacturer of motorcycle sidecars in 1922. Jaguar’s racing heritage dates back to Stirling Moss’ 1950s heyday and has been associated with Formula 1 legends like Jackie Stewart and Eddie Irvin. To learn more about Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo visit www.grandtouringwaterloo.com
“We’re are proud to help foster the next generation of racers like Amy,” said Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo GM. Wade Pedersen. “We’ve been following her progress this season and she has proven her professionalism on and off the track.”
Amy Castell is a 19-year old driver who began racing in the Toyo Tires Formula 1600 Championship at the young age of 16 and hasn’t looked back since. In 2014, she became the first female nominee for the Team Canada Scholarship – sending a Formula 1600 driver to England for the annual Formula Ford Festival at the legendary Brands Hatch circuit. Castell has visited the podium a few times already this season with the highlight of her season so far being a first place finish at the Canadian Historic Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
“I’m thrilled about this new partnership with Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo,” Castell enthused. “It’s a true honour to represent a Waterloo business and the iconic Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo brands they offer at their dealership.”
Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo joins Landmark Cinemas Canada, Castrol Canada, Bell Racing USA, KarmaComa Studio, Driverseat Kitchener, Leaf Racewear and Performance Physixx in their support of Castell.
The next race will be the inaugural Bay of Quinte Grand Prix, featuring DAC Trillium Trophy Races, July 18/19, at Shannonville Motorsport Park.
The Toyo Tires Formula 1600 Championship Series – the premiere open wheel series in Ontario, sanctioned by CASC Ontario Region. The series is comprised of six double-headers and competes at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Shannonville Motorsport Park and Calabogie Motorsports Park.
To follow Amy Castell’s 2015 season, follow @acastell95 on Twitter and Instagram and like www.facebook.com/acastell95 on Facebook.
Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo: Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo is part of the Grand Touring Automobiles family they have a 40-year history of sales and service at their Toronto location selling and servicing Aston Martin, Bentley, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls Royce, Lamborghini and Bugatti. Jaguar Land Rover Waterloo and Volvo of Waterloo proudly provides the same discriminating level of service whether it’s for new or used vehicles, as well as in their modern service centre. Visit www.grandtouringwaterloo.com for more info and follow them on twitter at @GTAWaterloo, Instagram: grandtouringwaterloo and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/grandtouringwaterlookitchener.
About Amy Castell: 19 year old Amy Castell of Waterloo Ontario not only competes in the Toyo Tires Formula 1600 open wheel racing series she is a business student at Wilfrid Laurier University.
She’s been honoured with the Muriel Knap Trophy for the second straight year and became only the third driver to accomplish this feat in the 35-year history of this prestigious award.
Castell was also recently nominated for a WOWtheWorld Award (Waterloo Region).
In 2014 she also became the first female nominee for the Team Canada Scholarship that sends Formula 1600 drivers to the historic Brands Hatch circuit in England.
She is also a Committee Member and Event Ambassador for the Lupus GP. This is an Annual Endurance Kart Race to raise money for the Pediatric Lupus Clinic At Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto: http://lupusgp.ca/index.php – http://www.sickkids.ca
Contact: Amy Castell, amycastell @ live.ca
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