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CTCC Grows its Manufacturer Support With Addition of Audi Canada

Bowmanville (ON), May 16, 2019 - CTCC presented by Pirelli is pleased to confirm the addition of Audi Canada to its roster of series supporting manufacturers.  Through its Audi Sport Customer Racing Program, fans and competitors will experience the on-track performance of the R8 LMS GT4 and RS 3 LMS TCR. “We are pleased to welcome Audi Canada to our roster of supporting manufacturers,” stated Dominique Bondar, General Manager of CTCC. “Our competitors have embraced the RS 3 LMS TCR...

CTCC Welcomes Sponsorship With Quaker State for 2019 Season

Belleville, Ontario, May 8th, 2019 – CTCC presented by Pirelli is proud to announce Quaker State as a new sponsor. Quaker State has a tremendous history in supporting motorsports across Canada and with this new relationship, will be introducing the Quaker State Reward. For each event of the 2019 CTCC season, the best lap time recorded during CTCC’s official qualifying period will be rewarded with Quaker State motor oil. The Quaker State Reward will be recognized during the podium cerem...

CTCC UNVEILS NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH KONI

CTCC UNVEILS NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH KONI Belleville, Ontario, April 8th, 2019 - CTCC presented by Pirelli is proud to announce a new partnership with KONI North America.  This new association will see KONI becoming a key player within the series. Series general manager, Dominique Bondar, announced today that KONI North America will sponsor the series for the 2019 season. This partnership marks a return to KONI in Canadian motorsport.  “It is a great pleasure to annou...

CTCC presented by Pirelli launches its 2019 season and introduces a TCR class

Toronto (Ontario), February 16, 2019 – Live from the Canadian International AutoShow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CTCC presented by Pirelli launched its 2019 season with the announcement of the new racing schedule and the introduction of a TCR class. “I am so proud to be launching this new season, our thirteenth racing season in fact,” shares John Bondar, President and founder of CTCC. “Every year, I am honoured with Pirelli’s partnership and thankful for our success here in Canada. ...

CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT ICAR

Belleville, ON, October 1st, 2018 - With ten rounds of the CTCC presented by Pirelli schedule already in the record books, some of Canada’s most outstanding racers rolled onto the 3.600-kilometre ICAR Mirabel airport circuit for a one-day doubleheader event on September 29, to conclude the 2018 campaign. Although championships had been virtually secured in three of the four racing classes prior to the season finale, the competition was as intense as ever, especially among the GT Sport class d...

Fulfilled Expectations at GP3R

Trois-Rivières, QC, Sunday, August 12, 2018 - For more than a decade, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) has been a featured event on the CTCC presented by Pirelli calendar. On August 10 and 11, Canada’s premiere touring car competitors took to the 11-turn, 2.433-km street course for a pair of 40-minute races, headlined by the spectacular Friday night contest. The narrow, concrete-lined track, coupled with a large, 29-car field, combined to produce the inevitable incidents of contact, so...

CTCC Takes On Shannonville For Summer Challenge

Belleville, ON, July 9, 2018 - Rounds five and six of the 2018 CTCC presented by Pirelli took place over the July 7/8 race weekend, with dual 40-minute contests headlining the Shannonville CTCC Summer Challenge event. Under perfect weather conditions, Canada’s premiere sports car competitors raced Saturday on the full, 4.030-kilometre long Shannonville track, while Sunday’s finale was staged on the high-speed 2.470-kilometre Pro Track. Mechanical issues proved to be the downfall of several dr...

GT Sport Spectacular At Calabogie Motorsports Park

Belleville, ON, June 4, 2018 - Following its 2018 debut over the Victoria Day weekend, rounds three and four on the CTCC presented by Pirelli calendar saw the touring car competitors tackle two different track configurations of the Calabogie Motorsports Park circuit over the June 2-3 Kyle Nash race weekend.   Obviously adapting well to the variances of both the short (2.810-km) and long (5.05-km) tracks, Bob Attrell (No. 88 Hyundai/Hyundai Racing Canada), Marc Raymond (No. 27 Porsche ...

A perfect start and double victory for Etienne Borgeat. First win for CTCC rookies Fellows, Raymond, Simioni, Joakim and Little.

   Belleville, ON, May 21th, 2018 - The paddock was full of fresh faces and new cars as CTCC presented by Pirelli opened its 2018 campaign at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park over the Victoria Day long weekend. The three-day event provided many racing challenges for both rookies and veterans, and among them, the changing weather and track conditions. Practice was run under ideal conditions, while the drivers were forced to contend with fog and a fully wet track in Saturday’s season opener a...

CTCC Season Opener promises to be breath-taking

Belleville, ON, May 7, 2018   The 2017 edition of CTCC presented by Pirelli sure felt like a 14-chapter novel.  Excitement, drama, heartbreak and triumph of bumper-to-bumper competition that resulted in three new heroes. On May 18, a new season begins at the Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, and a new story is about to be written.   An exquisite selection of the greatest Canadian drivers will soon return to competition, well challenged b...

CTCC Presented By Pirelli Launches Its 2018 Season

Toronto, ON., February 10, 2018 –  CTCC presented by Pirelli is pleased to launch its new Championship season with the announcement of the 2018 racing schedule. We are thrilled to be entering our twelfth season and honoured to have so many strong supporters and partners such as Pirelli this year.   CTCC will again be featured over six event weekends at some of the most challenging tracks in Canada with the traditional two-race format for a total of twelve championship races. The championship ...

CTCC Confirms GT Cup Class in 2018

November 23, 2017 - CTCC presented by Pirelli today confirmed the addition of GT Cup class to its categories, beginning in 2018.  This new GT Cup class will be comprised of ultra performance race cars such as the Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Ferrari 430/458, Nissan GTR and Porsche 991/997 GT3.  GT Cup class race cars will compete on the track concurrently with the existing Touring, Super Touring and GT Sport classes. “This is an exciting development for CTCC,” stated John Bondar, Presiden...

CTCC CROWNS ITS 2017 CHAMPIONS AT ICAR

Mirabel (QC), October 1st, 2017 – Realizing that class championships were on the line as the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Pirelli headed into the single day, double header season finale on the technical ICAR (Mirabel) circuit, the title challengers ramped up the intensity in hopes of overtaking the respective class point leaders. Individual strategies differed as the class leaders mentally juggled the mathematics, while their rivals knew that only with race victor...

Intensity Builds, Standings Shuffle After Labour Day Weekend Tripleheader

Bowmanville (ON), September 4, 2017 - With the championship chase reaching a crucial point of the season, the intensity level was at a peak as the CTCC presented by Pirelli returned to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for a tripleheader appearance over the Labour Day weekend. Strategy regarding teamwork was foremost in the minds of several of the title contenders, with multiple teams adding extra cars and drivers to their efforts, each looking to create and pursue any on-track advanta...

CTCC TRIPLE TREAT FOR GP3R FANS

Toronto (ON) August 14, 2017 - For its tenth annual appearance at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, CTCC presented by Pirelli offered something extra for their fans, an extra race. The tripleheader CTCC date on the demanding, concrete-lined Trois-Rivières street course took its toll on equipment, teams and drivers, but it also provided some of the most intense and entertaining competition of the event. The highlight of any CTCC campaign is the spectacular Friday night race. The 27 fine...

Intense Times at ICAR for CTCC

Toronto ON (July 10, 2017) – On July 8, CTCC took its tour to the airport circuit of ICAR Mirabel in order to run a pair of 40-minute contests on the short 1.570-kilometre circuit. Place the blame on the full moon, on an early morning wake-up call courtesy of a violent thunderstorm, or the single-day, doubleheader format, but by all accounts, Rounds Five and Six of the CTCC presented by Pirelli series was described as more ‘intense’ than usual. The opening race was green flagged with every ...

Sallenbach scores perfect, Team Octane and SCB Racing shine at Calabogie Motorsports Park

Toronto ON (June 20, 2017) - CTCC presented by Pirelli took their tour to Calabogie Motorsports Park on June 17-18 for rounds three and four on the 2017 calendar. For Saturday’s opening 40-minute contest, CTCC competitors raced on Calabogie’s ‘short’ track, which allowed series veteran Gary Kwok to take full advantage of the handling characteristics of his new TCR model Honda. Qualifying his GT Sport Civic in fifth place, Kwok managed to avoid a second lap melee to slip through and into...

PROMISING START FOR CTCC

Bowmanville, ON (May 22, 2017) - Fresh and familiar faces. New and recognized cars. New drivers in different cars. That was the scene at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park over the Victoria Day weekend as the CTCC presented by Pirelli made their season debut with a doubleheader event.   One of the new entries for 2017 is Quebec City’s Mario Guerin and his No. 72 Ferrari 458 GT Sport class car. Taking full advantage of his car’s potential, Guerin easily captured the GT Sport pole position fo...

CTCC Partners with Pfaff BMW

CTCC is pleased to announce its partnership with Pfaff BMW beginning with the 2017 season.  Pfaff will be providing support to CTCC competitors that campaign BMW and MINI race cars.  The Pfaff support team will attend each CTCC event and assist teams with parts availability and technical advice throughout the season. “We are grateful for the commitment that Pfaff BMW has made to CTCC and its competitors, ” stated John Bondar, President of CTCC.  “This will help the BMW and MINI teams to ma...

CTCC presented by Pirelli launches its new Championship season

Toronto, ON. March 16, 2017 – With a freshly announced new partnership with Pirelli Tire Canada, CTCC enters a new era. The change brings more than a new partner, it also brings new opportunities. Additional teams are joining the series and we are looking forward to seeing several new race cars this season including an Acura TLX, a Toyota GT86 and a number of BMW M235iR.  CTCC presented by Pirelli is pleased to launch its new Championship season with the announcement of the 2017 racing sched...

CTCC unveils new partnership with PIRELLI

Indianapolis, IN, USA. December 8th, 2016 - CTCC is very excited to announce a three-year partnership with Pirelli Tire Canada.  This new association will see Pirelli becoming the official tire and presenting partner of CTCC.  This announcement caps off an incredible year for CTCC as we saw sustained growth in the series. “This is a wonderful development that will support our growth.  With a worldwide renowned brand, Pirelli is an obvious choice when it comes to racing tires and we are ha...

2016 Gala of Champions

  OCTOBER 7, 2016 CTCC will celebrate its champions once again. On October 29, 2016, CTCC will crown its champions and you are invited to share that moment with us. The fifth edition of this festive event gathers people that share a common passion: motorsports! Dinner will be preceded by a reception. 6 pm Reception 7 pm Seated dinner & dance Dress code: Smart Casual To purchase your ticket, go to: http://www.corner2.com/ctcc Take advantage of our corporate hotel rate by m...

Sahakian, Hochgeschurz and Sallenbach declared Champions 2016

  OCTOBER 4, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS With 100 points available for a class victory, plus bonus points for poles and laps completed, no lead was secure as the CTCC presented by Continental Tire rolled into Calabogie Motorsports Park on October 1-2 for the triple header season finale. As the season drew to a close with so many points left on the table, the emphasis was even more focused on reliability and finishing races rather than outright speed and race craft. Adding ...
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