"We are thrilled to partner with Hawk Performance for the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race on the historic 3.957 km road course on July 13," said Myles Brandt, President and General Manager of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
"Having such a high performance brake pad manufacturer come on board shows their valued commitment to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and the sport as a whole."
"Hawk Performance is proud to become a sponsor of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park," stated Matt Dietrich, President of Carlisle Brake and Friction/Hawk Performance. "The history of the track, the high level of competition and the enthusiastic fans make it a perfect facility to showcase the performance of the Hawk Performance brake products."
The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race will be the sixth round of 10 for the Series' inaugural season. Canada's biggest sports car race of the year will feature the top drivers piloting the globe's top marques in the prototype class, GTLM and GTD.
Also in action during the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance will be the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites, IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge, Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America and the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup.
The four-day weekend Early Bird SuperTicket is just $65 until June 27 ($80 at the Gate). Single-day tickets are also available. Each ticket includes parking, access to the race team paddock and the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Expo and Marketplace. As with all events, children 12 and under are admitted for free when accompanied by a paid adult admission.
Camping is a popular part of the experience, with Early Bird General Camping passes just $50 for the weekend when purchased before June 27 (tents or pop-up trailers). Early Bird RV passes are $70.
For those who would like to get closer to the action, the Grand Prix Club offers a VIP hospitality package which includes a fully catered BBQ lunch, beverages and bar service (beer and wine) on Race Day. The GP Club Chalet tent is located trackside, overlooking the start/finish straight and Corner One. Passes are just $225 and are also good for admission to the event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
About Hawk Performance: For additional information visit www.hawkperformance.com
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For further information: Ryan Chalmers, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
800-866-1072 (office) (905) 260-1711 (cell)