CTCC press release
Toronto, April 30th 2011 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship
presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) is pleased to confirm that Honda
Performance Development will support CTCC Touring Class Honda competitors
for the 2011 season.
Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD) is HondaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s racing company within
North America, and is a subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded
in 1993, and located in Santa Clarita, California, HPD is the technical
operations centre for HondaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and AcuraÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s high-performance racing
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Honda was well-represented in CTCC last season with 18 different
competitors in Touring Class alone. We expect another full contingent of
Hondas this season which will put on a fabulous showÃ¢â‚¬Â, stated John Bondar,
President of CTCC. Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are excited to welcome Honda Performance
Development to CTCC and look forward to another competitive season.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s exciting to see how CTCC has grown into the top road-racing series
in Canada. CTCC Honda competitors are incredibly enthusiastic and dedicated
to winningÃ¢â‚¬Â, said Marc Sours, General Manager of HPD. Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are looking
forward to supporting them with the goal of growing the series, increasing
the participation of the Honda brand, and bringing another Manufacturers
Championship in 2011.Ã¢â‚¬Â
CTCC Touring Class Honda competitors will have 45 different opportunities to
receive parts credits towards Honda OE parts or Honda Racing/HPD performance
parts. Furthermore, an additional Driver Champion Bonus is also available to
the Honda competitor that wins the overall Touring Class Championship.
The Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire
is CanadaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s only professional road racing series. Now in its fifth year,
CTCC showcases race cars based on their stock street version. CTCC will be
featured at Circuit ICAR, Mosport International Raceway, Honda Indy Toronto
and Grand Prix de Trois-RiviÃƒÂ¨res.
Experience the rush of touring car racing!