Today (Sunday, February 12) at the Canadian Motorsports Expo… Canadian IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe, the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Driver Q&A and Autograph Session, the CASCAR Reunion and more! Today is the final day of the 6th Annual CME Powered by Inside Track.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. PERFORMANCE EXPERTS DISCUSS ‘1 FAST LAP AT MOSPORT’: Making a racecar go fast is a balance of several factors. Be at the Mazda Stage on Sunday morning to hear Performance Friction’s Director of Motorsports Darrick Dong, AIM Motorsports’ Ian Willis and several other experts as they discuss what it takes to turn a perfect lap at Mosport International Raceway.
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. SAFETY & FITNESS FORUM: Two-time NASCAR Busch Series (now Nationwide) champion Randy Lajioe, president of The Joie of Seating, will be joined by CSC Racing’s Jennifer De Winter (HANS Device & helmet expert) and motorsports fitness guru Jim Leo (Pit Fit Training) to discuss their respective products and systems to keep racers safe and better equiped to succeed.
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. JAMES HINCHCLIFFE FAN Q&A: Canadian IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe recently signed with Andretti Motorsports to drive the GoDaddy.com car in 2012, replacing departing star Danica Patrick. The Oakville, Ontario racer will take to the stage at the CME to talk about his career, his Rookie of the Year season in 2011, and what’s in store for 2012. Don’t miss your chance to chat with one of Canada’s rising stars, who will sign autographs in the Inside Track Motorsport News booth after chatting with the fans.
1:45 – 2:45 p.m. NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES DRIVER Q&A AND AUTOGRAPH SESSION: Canada’s top stock car racers talk about their careers and 2012 news. In 2012, Canada’s top racing series will take part in five road course races and seven oval events. Find out what’s new for 2012 by being at the Mazda Stage on Sunday afternoon.
3:00 – 4:45 p.m. CASCAR REUNION: While CASCAR has given way to the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, CASCAR will always be an important chapter in the history of Canadian motorsports. Join CASCAR founder Tony Novotny and racers like Dan Shirtliff, Alex Nagy, Don Thomson Jr., Kelly Williams and other CASCAR personalities as they tell stories and take a trip down memory lane.
Schedule: In the ‘Jones Brown Motorsports Insurance’ Seminar Room
Sunday, February 12, 2012
12:30 – 2:30 p.m. CHASSIS SETUP: Noted chassis setup expert Ed Butt’s seminars at the CME have been a popular staple since the inaugural show, six years ago. For this year’s edition, Ed is joined by braking guru Darrick Dong for a two+ hour session. Get a good seat for this one and take advantage of your opportunity to learn some invaluable lessons that will improve your car’s handling.
**Schedules are tentative and subject to change. Please check back regularly for updates.