2016 major events schedule at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

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2016 major events schedule at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
By: René Fagnan
Apr 29, 2016, 12:32 PM

The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, located near Bowmanville, Ontario less than one hour east of Toronto will present five major events in 2016.

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The motorsport facility, previously known as Mosport Park, Canadian has been presenting major league entertainment to fans since 1961. The season will be highlighted by the only Canadian appearances for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a multi-track facility that features a 3.957 km, 10-turn road course; a 2.88 km advance driver and race driver training facility with a skid pad and a newly reconfigured 1.5 km go-kart track.

For tickets and camping, call the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Hotline at 1-800-866-1072 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm ET), or email info@ctmpark.com.

Castrol presents the Victoria Day Speedfest

May 20-22, 2016
The kick-off to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s season features the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama and the Pirelli World Challenge (all classes). The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire will round out the on-track action. The traditional Victoria Day Weekend fireworks display will take place on Saturday evening.

Canadian Historic Grand Prix

June 17-19, 2016
Organized by the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada (VARAC), this annual historic auto racing event features beautifully restored cars from the past 50+ years of motorsports. Classes include Open Wheel, Historic & Vintage Production, Sports Racers, MG & Triumph Challenge and Group 70+ are also on the schedule for Canada’s biggest annual Vintage Festival.

Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix

July 7-10, 2016
Canada’s biggest sports car race of the year, featuring the IMSA WeatherTech Championship for exotic prototypes and GT race cars, makes its only north-of-the-border stop. Also in action over the four day event is the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and much more.

Canadian Superbike Doubleheader Weekend

August 19-21, 2016
Canada’s top motorcycle riders compete in a doubleheader points race for the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. This is the premier stop of the season for the Superbikes, along with other national classes including Pro Sport Bike, Amateur Superbike, Amateur Sport Bike and the Ninja 300 Racing Series.

Chevrolet Silverado 250

September 2-4, 2016
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns for its only Canadian appearance for the Chevrolet Silverado 250. This year, the event takes place one week prior to its traditional Labour Day date. Joining the trucks will be the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, NASCAR Canadian Tire Series and the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire.

 

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