Niagara on the Road – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park*
It’s been a while, too long for some. We are headed north to visit our friends in Ontario, Canada. Yes, we are headed to Mosport! We miss our Canadian friends and wish to visit with them at this iconic racetrack and our friends at DriveTeq!
A little background for those who aren’t familiar with the track. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly Mosport Park and Mosport International Raceway) is a multi-track motorsport venue located north of Bowmanville, in Ontario, Canada, 64 km (40 mi) east of Toronto. The facility features a 3.957-kilometre (2.459 mi), 10-turn road course; a 2.9-kilometre (1.8 mi) advance driver and race driver training facility with a 0.40-kilometre (1⁄4 mi) skid pad (Driver Development Centre) and a 1.5-kilometre (0.93 mi) kart track (Mosport Kartways). The name “Mosport”, a portmanteau of Motor Sport, came from the enterprise formed to build the track.
They currently host:
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
It was announced in September 2013 that Canadian Tire Motorsports Park was chosen to host an annual round of the IMSA United SportsCar Championship beginning in 2014. The new series replaced the American Le Mans Series as the feature race during the tracks annual SportsCar Grand Prix, which is Canada’s largest annual sportscar race.
</span id=”NASCAR_Truck_Series” class=”mw-headline”>NASCAR Truck Series
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series began racing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in September 2013, marking the first time the series has raced in Canada. Chevrolet was announced as the title sponsor and the race is known as the Chevrolet Silverado 250.
NASCAR Pinty’s Series
The NASCAR Pinty’s Series has visited the facility at least twice annually every year since its inaugural season in 2007. Currently the race is known as the Clarington 200 and takes place during the tracks Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend and its Chevrolet Silverado 250 weekend.
The track also hosts vintage racing series, motorcycle racing, and Canadian Automobile Sport Club (CASC) amateur events and lapping days.
For more information, visit: http://bmwclub.ca/activities/ADS/
For track information, visit: http://www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com/
**Please note: This HPDE event is not sponsored by NRPCA, it is sponsored and hosted by the DriveTeq, hence it will not be covered by the PCA Insurance program. Also, though some of our participants may be part of an informal caravan to head to and back from the track, those activities are likewise not sponsored by NRPCA and therefore not covered by PCA Insurance.**