Canadian Tire Motorsport Park confirms 2020 schedule
MOBIL 1 SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX ON JULY 2-5 AND A CHANGE OF DATE FOR CHEVROLET SILVERADO 250
- May 15 to 17 – Castrol Victoria Day SpeedFest
- June 19 to 21 – VARAC Vintage Racing Festival
- July 2 to 5 – Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix
- August 14 to 16 – Superbike Doubleheader presented by BMW Motorrad
- September 4 to 6 – Chevrolet Silverado 250*
As per tradition, the season will once again kick-off with the Castrol Victoria Day SpeedFest on the May long-weekend, featuring the door-to-door racing of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. The SRO Motorsports Group known formerly as World Challenge, return for their only Canadian stop with both GT3 and GT4 racing classes in Sprint race formats. The season also gets underway for popular homegrown series like Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama as well as Nissan Micra Cup and Canadian Touring Car Championship.
The VARAC Vintage Racing Festival will take place on Father’s Day Weekend, the perfect weekend at the track with dad and the whole family. This weekend features beautiful vintage cars restored to their former glory on our legendary Grand Prix Circuit, nearly unchanged since its founding in 1961. A recent addition to this weekend is the Field of Dreams car show, with classic and rare machines lining the CTMP infield. This weekend hosts a field of VARAC/CASC historic cars as well as Toyo Tires F1600 competition. Stay tuned on social media for additions and updates to this weekend’s racing lineup.
IMSA comes north of the border for the annual Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix featuring some of the world’s fastest cars and drivers. An international lineup of machines, teams, and pilots make this weekend a truly world-class event. The WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will return with DPi, GTLM, and GTD classes. Saturday’s feature will again be the Michelin Pilot Challenge for the CTMP 120, featuring GT4 and TCR spec racers in a 2-hour into-the-dusk battle on the storied road course. The IMSA Prototype Challenge featuring LMP3 spec machines rounds out this exciting, must-see weekend.
The season finale for the MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship rides into CTMP for the Superbike DoubleHeader presented by BMW Motorrad. With national championships on the line, this weekend truly produces some of the closest and most exciting racing on our calendar. Don’t miss the sight and sound of motorcycles screaming at 300 km/h up the Mario Andretti Straightaway. Bring your helmet, this weekend also features motorcycle test-rides by several manufacturers throughout the weekend.
Returning to the Labour Day Weekend date, the Chevrolet Silverado 250 roars into CTMP with a Playoff Race for the NASCAR Gander RV & OutdoorsTruck Series. This race has become one of the most anticipated events on the North American NASCAR calendar. Tensions are high, and competition is fierce, and last lap drama is bound to create a thrilling finish. Also featured on this weekend is the NASCAR Pinty’s Series with a 200 km event Sunday morning. Stay tuned for further info on this weekend’s racing lineup!
All CTMP major events feature an exciting fan experience, whether you come for the day or camp for the weekend. The CTMP Marketplace is our hub of off-track fun featuring the Turn 1 Beer Garden, Johnsonville Trackside Grill, vendors, prizes, activations, and much more.
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Content from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park website / Image: Patrice Marchessault, PMstills Photography