BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – (May 19, 2018) Toronto’s Daniel Morad bested an international field to win Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge GT Race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, part of the Castrol presents Victoria Day SpeedFest weekend. Running through Sunday, the event features competition from six different series.
Morad, driving the No. 2 CRP Racing Mercedes AMG GT3, started from pole and never relinquished the lead to take the checkered ahead of Michael Christensen, of Karlslunde, Denmark, in the No. 24 Alegra Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R. Italy’s Daniel Mancinelli in the No. 31 TR3 Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 finished 3rd. Tsawwassen, British Columbia’s Scott Hargrove, leading in the GT Driver’s Championship coming into the weekend finished 4th piloting the No. 96 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R. Rounding out the top 5 was two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans class winner Toni Vilander of Finland in the No. 61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 488 GT3.
Drivers from the NASCAR Pinty’s series took to the track for their first action of the 2018 season. Kevin Lacroix, of Saint-Eustache, Que., will start on pole in his No. 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge for Sunday’s Clarington 200. The 51-lap race is scheduled for a 1 pm green flag.
Race Day Sunday tickets are available for purchase at the gate. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, please visit canadiantiremotorsportpark.com, call 1-800-866-1072, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.