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Lindsay Rice Hosts the Official Reveal of the #18 Rice Racing Audi

May 5th, 2019, Toronto, ON - Lindsay Rice hosted family, friends, and business partners at the Bisha Hotel in downtown Toronto to reveal her #18 Rice Racing Audi RS3 LMS race car for 2019. The 2019 season is fast approaching, and the Rice Racing team and driver Lindsay Rice have just announced yesterday their race car design for the upcoming Canadian Touring Car Championship race series. "It was truly a beautiful event. I felt so honoured to host such a spectacular group of people in such...

M1 GT RACING INKS DEAL WITH LINDSAY RICE TO THEIR AUDI PROGRAM FOR 2019

Future driver announcements on the horizon for M1 GT Racing 4 May 2019 – Set to launch their Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) race program, M1 GT Racing in partnership with TRC, is pleased to announce their first of three confirmed drivers for the 2019 season. With renewed energy and a fresh approach to the 2019 season, M1 GT Racing is pleased to welcome female racer Lindsay Rice to the program, as she will make her series and team debut at the first event in less than three weeks’ t...

CTCC PART OF THE TCR INTERNATIONAL FAMILY

Canada is the latest country to join the TCR family. WSC Ltd and Corner 2 Inc. have signed a one-year agreement to include a TCR class in the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Pirelli (CTCC). From 2019, the TCR cars will compete in the CTCC events, sharing the grid with the series’ three other classes: TC, GT Sport and GT Cup. John Bondar, President of CTCC commented: “We have been anticipating this partnership for some time now and we are delighted to be part of the TCR ...

All About Starting And Finishing

The Chevrolet Silverado 250 took off Labor Day weekend at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). Over 200, 000 spectators started arriving and camping out trackside on Thursday before the weekend. The CTCC series was among the US Nascar Camping World Truck Series, Nascar Pinty’s series, and the Porsche GT3 Cup Canada. Chris entered the weekend, leading the GT Sport championship in CTCC. The first qualifying on Friday started him in 4th position for round 10. Ashley started in 9th posi...

Chris Takes Home 2 Podiums at Home Track

ICar’s Ecko Unlimited started off dry, with lots of standing water on the track. After only 2 laps into the qualifying round, the crew realized that Chris’ transponder wasn’t working. They got him off right away to fix it. Ashley continued on, lowering her track time each lap. The crew managed to get Chris back on with only 7 minutes remaining. Despite only having a few laps left, Chris was able to get the pole position for the qualifying round and would lead the pack in race 5. Ashley wou...

Policaro BMW Motorsport owned the podium at Calabogie Motorsports Park last weekend.

Two event weekends into the 2017 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) season and Policaro BMW Motorsport has set its sites on the top. Led by drivers Jeffrey Kingsley and Nathan Blok  in a pair of 2017 BMW 235i R’s from Policaro BMW, the team completed a couple of great races at last weekend’s two-day event at Calabogie Motorsports Park (CMP) in Ottawa. “It’s definitely solid ground to start the season on,” says Kingsley, a lifelong racer and university student living in Pickering, Ont...

Another year, another championship?

The upcoming Victoria Day SpeedFest is the traditional season opening event for Canadian motorsport and will feature season opener for the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Pirelli (CTCC). The hectic schedule promises an exciting weekend at the famed Canadian Tire Motorsport Park north of Toronto where NASCAR Canada and the Pirelli World Challenge headline multiple race series from both sides of the border. But it is the CTCC presented by Pirelli that holds a particular interest for...

SCB Racing: 3 entries for 2017 in the CTCC

SCB Racing – a division of SportsCarBoutique – in partnership with POLICARO BMW is pleased to announce 3 entries for 2017 in the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC). After successful years of racing in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, the team has purchased 2 BMW Motorsport M235iR Cup vehicles and continue to develop the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport. Both BMW M235iR’s will be racing the full season in the Super Touring Class and the Porsche Cayman GT4 will be contending in the Gran...

New cars and new colours for Blanchet Motorsports

Febraury 10, 2017, Mississauga, ON  -   2017 brings significant change for Blanchet Motorsports. Team owner Frank Blanchet announces his entry of a freshly built Toyota GT86 to compete in the GTS (formerly GT) class of the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Pirelli. “I have always liked this car since it debuted as the Scion FR-S” notes Frank. “It is known to have great handling ability even in stock trim and the low stance and light weight chassis make it a great platform to bas...

SCB Racing acquires BMW M235iR for the 2017 Season

SCB Racing has added a BMW M235iR - a true BMW Motorsport car - to its racing line up for the 2017 season. The car will be racing in the CTCC (Canadian Touringcar Championship) in the ST class. Policaro BMW has come on board as the primary sponsor for the BMW M235iR for the 2017 season. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook as we are making preparations for the upcoming racing season...

Chris Sahakian clinches The Grand Touring Title

OCTOBER 3, 2016 Boisbriand, October 3, 2016.– Chris Sahakian of United Auto Racing takes an early grab on the Grand Touring title in the Canadian Touring Car Championship series and ends the season with a fantastic win at Calabogie Motorsports Park. This weekend was the CTCC 3-races season finale in Calabogie, and the title in the Grand Touring class was to be decided during the finale rounds. Chris Sahakian made sure to take an early win on the title during the second race of th...

Hochgeschurz Under Pressure For The Championship Finale

  SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 After six events, Eric Hochgeschurz in the #11 BMW 330i, and the 8legs Racing team are ready to work hard for the Canadian Touring Car Championship Super Touring (ST) class overall win in the final event at Calabogie Motorsports Park (CMP), taking place on October 1st and 2nd just 1 hour west of Ottawa, and 45 minutes from Eric’s home town of Carleton Place. With a slim 62 point lead in the Championship, the team and driver will be under pressure to ensure good...

Chris Sahakian increases his lead

    SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 Version française ci-dessous United Auto Racing, composed of drivers Ashley and Chris Sahakian, was at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) and in the Nissan Micra Cup. Chris Sahakian climbed on the third step of the podium twice in CTCC while Ashley Sahakian finished the race as 3rd rookie. Two of the most prestigious Canadian racecar series were on track this weekend at CTMP during the Silverado 250. Mor...

Wittmer brothers all in a race for titles in 2016

JULY 5, 2016 Halfway through two of four championships the Wittmer brothers, Nick, Karl, Kurt and Kuno are all in position to win their respective championship battles. Honda Ste-Rose racing is in the thick of things in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC), Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) and the Super Pro Challenge (SPC) and looking forward to a good second half to this 2016 season. In the PWC, driver Nick Wittmer sits in second place in the driver championship with four races to ...

Blanchet Motorsports/Hyundai Genesis Racing ready for take off at ICAR!

  JUNE 24, 2016 PHOTO: PAOLO PEDICELLI SOURCE: HYUNDAI GENESIS RACING/BLANCHET MOTORSPORTS HYUNDAI snags the manufacturer’s points lead for the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), heading into ICAR on Canada Day long weekend. With points contributed from Hyundai Genesis Racing/Blanchet Motorsports Drivers Bob Attrell and Damon Sharpe the duo have collectively scored 185 points, a narrow margin over Mitsubishi and Ford at 150 respectively. Honda has 70 and Porsche with 55...

Blanchet Motorsports Retains Championship Lead

JUNE 8, 2016 SOURCE: BLANCHET MOTORSPORTS PHOTO: PAOLO PEDICELLI Blanchet Motorsports/Hyundai Genesis Racing attended Rounds 3 &4 of the Canadian Touring Car Championship, taking place at Calabogie Motorsports Park about 100km west of Ottawa. This 20 turn 5.05km world class race track provides some of the most challenging racing on the series’ calendar. “The cream rises to the top here at Calabogie”, said Frank Blanchet (team principal). “You have to race the field of competitors ...

Blanchet Motorsports/Hyundai Genesis Racing at CTMP

  MAY 25, 2016 The CASTROL Victoria Day Speedfest at the world renowned Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is host to the start of the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire. Team Hyundai Genesis Racing Canada sees this event as a great way to come out of the gate strong as the track lends itself to the Hyundai Genesis strengths as evidenced by the marque holding the top three qualifying positions in Race 2 on Sunday. The pole was snagged by Philippe Gelinas fro...

A Mosport Podium to Reward Mathieu Audette

  MAY 23, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS SOURCE: AUDETTE RACING Entered in this past weekend’s first two races of the Canadian Touring Car Championship’s 2016 season, the Audette Racing Team experienced a weekend of highs and lows in Ontario but Mathieu Audette earned himself a podium in one of the two races, rewarding the team’s hard work. This first weekend of the season, at Mosport (Canadian Tire Motorsport Park) near Toronto, started off well for Mathieu Audette, who reco...

Tasker Kicks Off 2016 Race Season This Weekend with New Partnership

    MAY 20, 2016 SOURCE: JDS AUTORSPORTS Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) driver Kyle Tasker kicks off his 2016 race season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekend. Tasker is not only excited to get back on track but equally excited to announce a new partnership with MAV TV Canada. The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) gets their 10th anniversary season underway with a weekend doubleheader at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park near Bo...

Driver Kyle Tasker and Laps4MD Raise Funds in Support of Butterflies for Khloe

  APRIL 1, 2016 Canadian Touring Car Championship driver Kyle Tasker along with Laps for Muscular Dystrophy (Laps4MD) are proud to announce a successful campaign to raise funds in support of “Butterflies for Khloe” at the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. Tasker and Laps for Muscular Dystrophy joined together to support a Peterborough family and their little girl Khloe, who was recently diagnosed with a form of Muscular Dystrophy known as Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SM...

MBRP Performance Exhaust and Kyle Tasker Partner for 4th Season

    MARCH 12, 2016 SOURCE: KYLE TASKER Canadian Touring Car Championship driver Kyle Tasker is proud to announce his continued partnership with MBRP Performance Exhaust. 2016 will mark the 4thconsecutive season MBRP and Kyle Tasker have partnered for success. For almost 20 years MBRP inc. has been delivering performance enthusiasts the most in power, the most in product quality and the most in customer responsiveness. It all began with the now famous B&B Eliminator, w...

HJC Motorsports and Kyle Tasker Team Up for 2016 CTCC Season

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 SOURCE : KYLE TASKER Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) driver Kyle Tasker is proud to announce HJC Motorsports as his official helmet for the 2016 CTCC racing season. In 1971, HJC specialized in manufacturing motorcycle helmets exclusively. HJC has succeeded in maintaining the status as the #1 helmet motorcycle brand in North America since 1992. With more 40 years of experience in helmet manufacturing HJC Motorsports’s goal today is to provide high ...
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