JUNE 20, 2012 – After a challenging event in Montreal, the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire heads back to the trackat Circuit ICAR in Mirabel for the next two Rounds.
Competitors will have a busy schedule as they are on the track beginning Saturday morning with a practice session followed by a qualifying session just before lunch. Round 5 will be held Saturday afternoon. Drivers will be back for practice Sunday morning, getting ready to compete for Round 6 of the Championship in the early after-noon.
With the two first events of 2012 behind them, the competitors already have a good idea of who they are fighting against and how to challenge them. Having experienced changing conditions during the last event, the competitors are hoping for better track conditions this weekend and to put on another great show. This year, CTCC’s participating manufacturers are: Acura, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, MINI, Mitsubishi, Pontiac, Scion and Toyota.
CTCC Standings Leaders:
Sasha Anis/#14 – Hyundai Genesis Coupe/435
Marc-Antoine Camirand/#96 – BMW 330i/410
Philip Fayer/#3 – Pontiac Solstice/360
Michel Sallenbach/#46 – MINI Cooper S JCW/433
Jonathan Young/#99 – Honda Civic Si/403
Jocelyn Fecteau/#77 – Scion tC/366
Nick Wittmer/#91 – Honda Fit/462
Greg Pootmans/#33 – Honda Fit/437
Simon Dion-Viens/#17 – Honda Fit/421
Watch how those great drivers, and many more, do on Circuit ICAR starting this Saturday.
Fans can keep track of live CTCC competition with their smartphone or computer by connecting to www.livetiming.net/ctcc. CTCC live timing is available whenever and wherever the race cars are on the track.
For more details about CTCC, visit www.touringcar.ca or follow CTCC on Facebook and Twitter.
About CTCC The Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is the only truly Canadian professional road racing series and it showcases race cars based on their original stock street version. The entry-level B-Spec Class introduces a sub-compact car category with a stock engine and strictly controlled modifications; the Touring Class features cars with minimal modifications, while Super Class machines have powerful and heavily modified engines and advanced aerodynamics. All three classes compete at the same time on the track and challenge for supremacy in their class.
Experience the rush of touring car racing!
From Dominique Longval (Dominique@touringcar.ca)