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 announce this new partnership, we are thrilled and honoured that KONI chose to associate themselves with CTCC this season,” shared Bondar. “As a worldwide renowned brand, KONI is the number one choice when it comes to performance shocks, which makes them a perfect fit.”
“KONI is very excited to partner with CTCC for the 2019 racing season,” said Allen Briere, Automotive Accounts Manager for KONI North America. “KONI has a long history in motorsports and offers superior product for many of the street versions of cars raced in the series.”
KONI has been in business for 150 years, involved in automobile dampers since 1932 and has produced adjustable telescopic dampers since 1945. In addition to being a niche maker of high-performance shocks, KONI also builds shocks for trucks, buses, RVs and railway rolling stock as well.
CTCC presented by Pirelli will kick off its thirteenth season in May 2019 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The official schedule can be found on our website. Fans can follow the championship via the following social media platforms: Facebook: touringcar.ca, Twitter: @ctccracing, Instagram: @ctccracing, and on our website at www.touringcar.ca.
As a part of ITT Motion Technologies, and as they’ve been doing for over 80 years, KONI develops, manufactures, and markets high performance shock absorbers for many types of private and commercial vehicles, including street and racing cars, trucks, buses, recreational vehicles, and military vehicles as well as high speed trains. ITT Motion Technologies is a world leader in the development and production of components for the transport and automobile industry. www.koni-na.com
CTCC presented by Pirelli is a Sports Car Racing Championship and a leader in Canadian motorsport. It provides race fans with close and exciting competition between some of Canada’s finest and fastest race car drivers. CTCC takes pride in the fact that it is Canadian owned and operated, and that it is one of the longest-running professional sports car series in Canada. It showcases race cars based on their original street version since 2007.
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