Author: CTCC

Double honours for Tagliani, Hochgeschurz and Sallenbach at GP3R

    AUGUST 15, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS  (PHOTOS: PAOLO PEDICELLI) The spectacular event that is the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières was enhanced again this year by the presence of CTCC presented by Continental Tire on the schedule. In addition to the 32 drivers taking part in twin 40 minute contests, the Friday evening opening race ceremonies were augmented with a 60-member Flash Mob performing to the rousing strains of Twisted Sister’s ‘I Wanna Rock’, and a blas...

CTCC and GP3R Extend Partnership Five More Years

  AUGUST 13, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS (PHOTO: CTCC) CTCC presented by Continental Tire and Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières are pleased to announce they have extended their partnership for an additional five years. The partnership will ensure that GP3R fans will be able to experience the rush of CTCC racing until 2021. CTCC is exceptionally delighted to be celebrating our tenth season with our fans in Trois-Rivières. We are also honoured to have had so many strong supporters and p...

32 cars are ready to roll this weekend at GP3R

AUGUST 11, 2016 Once again, the GP3R tradition carries on for CTCC presented by Continental Tire. Proud to be part of the success of one of the most important motorsport events in Canada, CTCC provides the Trois-Rivières fans with an experience that has become one of the most memorable moments of the weekend. It is with a massive field of 32 cars, comprised of 21 Québec drivers and 11 Ontario drivers (30 men and 2 women), that CTCC will take on the famous circuit. Two races, including t...

Close racing at CTCC Summer Challenge: Sallenbach scores perfect weekend

JULY 18, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS  (PHOTOS: PAOLO PEDICELLI) The 10th anniversary season continued for the CTCC presented by Continental Tire with the Summer Challenge, a mid-July tripleheader weekend run at Shannonville Motorsport Park. Staged on Shannonville’s 2.47-kilometre Pro Track, each of the three contests was shortened to 30 minutes in duration, allowing for a sprint style race format. As expected, there was bumper-to-bumper action throughout the field, although some ...

Summer Challenge at Shannonville Motorsport Park: 10th Anniversary special event for CTCC

JULY 11, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS The Summer Challenge on July 16-17 marks the half of the season for CTCC presented by Continental Tire. As CTCC celebrates its 10th season, this edition of the Summer Challenge will showcase added content and festivities. Among the series participating in this special edition of the Summer Challenge are: Miller’s Oil Formula 1200 series and Toyo Tires Formula 1600 series. In addition, the GT Invitational will feature a reunion of TouringGT champion...

Audette & Distaulo Clean up at ICAR Doubleheader

JULY 5, 2016 PHOTO: PAOLO PEDICELLI It was a weekend of hard and close racing for CTCC presented by Continental Tire drivers at the ICAR event in Mirabel, Québec this past weekend with tight battles and drama, both on and off track. The first race of the weekend (Round #5) saw a clean start on the tight Mirabel course, with drivers going 2 and 3 car-wide into turn one. Karl Wittmer, in the Lombardi Honda Civic Si No. 91 had a poor start, dropping a couple of positions on the front strai...

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 ...

Drivers overcome changing conditions at Calabogie Motorsports Park

  JUNE 7, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS (PHOTO: PAOLO PEDICELLI) The list of ‘First Time Achievers’ continued to grow as the CTCC presented by Continental Tire series swept into Calabogie Motorsports Park for the doubleheader Kyle Nash Memorial race weekend. Markham, ON’s Gary Kwok became the first three-time winner of the CTCC tour this year, scoring back-to-back victories in the Grand Touring class despite suffering mechanical difficulties in the late stages of Sunday’s feature...

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 set of firsts establishes the pace to a promising season

MAY 24, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS PHOTO: PAOLO PEDICELLI It was a record-setting weekend as CTCC presented by Continental Tire made its 10th anniversary season debut with a doubleheader event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park at the Victoria Day SpeedFest. 29 cars signed in for the season opener with series veterans Scott Nicol, Gary Kwok and Marlin Langeveldt setting the fast times in Saturday morning’s qualifying sessions. Round One on the 2016 schedule was flagged away l...

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...

B&G Performance Extends Partnership With CTCC

MARCH 15, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) is proud to announce that B&G Performance (B&G) will extend its partnership with CTCC for the next three seasons and continue to be the exclusive fuel supplier. B&G is an importer and distributor of race fuels in Canada. B&G has always catered to its client needs and has provided the best fuels possible. B&G has expanded product line that includes numer...

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...

CTCC CONFIRMS ITS 10th ANNIVERSARY SCHEDULE

  FEBRUARY 26, 2016 VERSION FRANÇAISE CI-DESSOUS The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) is proud to announce its schedule of races for their tenth anniversary season. We are exceptionally thrilled to be entering our tenth season and honoured to have had so many strong supporters and partners such as Continental Tire Canada over the years, not to mention the support of Castrol (Wakefield Canada) when the series was founded. We take pride in...

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 ...

Karl Wittmer in Super Touring Class while brother Nick competes in the USA

TEXT PROVIDED BY HONDA STE-ROSE RACING Honda Ste-Rose racing will be competing on several fronts this season with Nick Wittmer competing in the Touring Class (TC) of the ever popular Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) championship in his Honda Accord V6, while his brother Karl will be looking at claiming the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) in the Super Touring (ST) class. Multiple CTCC champion, Canadian Nick Wittmer, will be moving his racing program south of the border this...

Driver Kyle Tasker And Laps 4 MD To Support Butterflies For Khloe

SOURCE : KYLE TASKER Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) driver Kyle Tasker is proud to announce a special partnership with Laps for Muscular Dystrophy (Laps4MD). Together they will be raising funds in support of “Butterflies for Khloe” at the upcoming Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo - March 11, 12 & 13, 2016. Tasker was touched by the story of a Peterborough family who received devastating news last week about their little girl Khloe who was recently diagnose...
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