Scott Hargrove leading the Porsche GT3 Cup parade Scott Hargrove leading the Porsche GT3 Cup parade John R. Walker/ CTMP photo

Canada's Biggest NASCAR Event Of The Year Underway At CTMP

Written by  Dave Drimmie / CTMP on Friday, 01 September 2017 18:14

(BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Sept. 1, 2017) Canada’s biggest NASCAR Event of the Year is underway at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

The checkered flag flew late Friday afternoon to close out the first day of action at the Chevrolet Silverado 250 weekend. Running through Sunday, the weekend features NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series as well as the Canadian-based NASCAR Pinty’s Series and the Total Quartz 200.

Friday’s action saw Brampton, Ontario’s Bob Attrell in the No. 88 Hyundai Racing Canada Hyundai Genesis Coupe take the overall GT Sport win in the Canadian Touring Car Championship Round 11 race, while Tsawwassen, British Columbia’s Scott Hargrove in the No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports/Castrol entry won overall in the IMSA Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama race.

Saturday’s on-track action will feature qualifying for both the NASCAR Camping World Truck and Pinty’s Series. Family-friendly off-track activities including music in the Canadian Tire Action Zone with the Jade Eagleson Band, 2017 Boots and Hearts Emerging Artist winner, as well as fire works on Saturday night are scheduled. Racing from the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, the Canadian Touring Car Championship, and the Nissan Micra Cup will also run on Saturday.

Weekend tickets and camping are still available for purchase at the gate. For more information, please visit canadiantiremotorsportpark.com.

 

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.

From: Dave Drimmie/ CTMP Communications Manager

 

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