Unveiling of the 2003 season at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant with a return visit of historic Formula 1 cars Mont-Tremblant, May 13, 2003 - Since the very first test on August 3, 1964, the Mont-Tremblant track has retained its reputation among ...
Unveiling of the 2003 season at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant with a return visit of historic Formula 1 cars
Mont-Tremblant, May 13, 2003 - Since the very first test on August 3, 1964, the Mont-Tremblant track has retained its reputation among drivers and racing fans alike. Highlights of the second full season since the reconstruction of the Circuit Mont-Tremblant include the Festival Ferrari, returning on June 28 and 29, and the second edition of the popular Sommet des Légendes with over 150 legendary vehicles on July 4 , 5 and 6. During the Sommet des Légendes, you can relive the excitement of Historic Formula 1 cars from the late sixties to the mid-eighties. At last year's inauguration of this event, many spectators came to admire historic cars like the 1980 Ferrari 312 T5, Mario Andretti's 1978 Lotus and the 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C.
The season continues with Les 6 Heures du Circuit Mont-Tremblant on September 19, 20 and 21, an event featuring the cars of the Grand American Road Racing Series and the new Daytona Prototypes for 2003. Four different categories will compete for the crown. Les 6 Heures du Circuit Mont-Tremblant will be broadcast live on the Speed Channel network in the USA and Canada.
The seventh of the eight rounds of the 2003 Parts Canada Superbike Championship will take place on August 15, 16 and 17. It is the first time this series is coming to the historic Mont-Tremblant track. This championship attracts the best road racers in Canada, with modified Superbikes that can go 250km/hour.
Four regional races will round out the 2003 Circuit Mont-Tremblant season. On the program are several classes of vintage automobiles and regional drivers, as well as the National Formula Ford Series. Some of the drivers in this series were trained at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant.
Spring Classic - May 24 and 25
June Classic - June 21 and 22
Summer Classic - July 26 and 27
Fall Classic - September 27 and 28
The Jim Russell School
One of oldest partners of the Circuit is the Jim Russell School, North America's most prestigious racing school, which has appeared on the Forbes magazine list of the top 100 things to do. The Jim Russell racing school has created champions like Jacques Villeneuve and Emerson Fittipaldi. Each year, it trains more than 400 pupils who are introduced to racing at the wheel of a Van Diemen Formula 2000 with a 2.2-litre 175-horsepower engine. Racing fans can catch some of these rising stars at the first race of the Jim Russell School Championship on July 26 and 27.
This season, the Circuit Mont-Tremblant is proud to announce its association with Tremblant Reservations. In a few days, it will be possible to reserve tickets and accommodations with one call to the following toll-free number: 1 800 517-5725
Just a 1 1/2 hour drive from Montreal's city centre, the Circuit offers the perfect opportunity to experience racing on an exceptional track in an enchanting setting.