Series press release
Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire will
compete at NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge
Montreal and Toronto, May 4th 2011 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The Castrol Canadian Touring Car
Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) and Stock-Car MontrÃƒÂ©al
are proud to announce the first participation of the popular Castrol
Canadian Touring Car Championship at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by
Dodge, August 19th and 20th 2011 on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.
Since 2007, the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge is one of the premier
sporting events in Canada and features a round of the NASCAR Nationwide
Series, the only major NASCAR race outside the USA. With its demanding road
course, and its unique atmosphere, the on-track action is exceptional. As
the President of CTCC says, the CTCC competitors are preparing excitedly to
provide fans a fantastic show. For CTCC, this will be the highlight of 2011.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are very happy to have concluded this partnership with Stock-Car
MontrÃƒÂ©al. The Event Promoter FranÃƒÂ§ois Dumontier, his team and the
thousands of expected spectators will also be greatly impressed by our
drivers. We are looking forward to offering our fans outstanding
performances that will meet the CircuitÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s historical expectations,Ã¢â‚¬Â
stated John Bondar, President of CTCC.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“It will be very interesting to finally see the CTCC cars and drivers
compete on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at the NAPA Auto Parts 200. It is a
remarkable Championship with outstanding growth and we appreciate that they
recruit drivers from across CanadaÃ¢â‚¬Â, said the Event Promoter and President
of Octane Management, FranÃƒÂ§ois Dumontier.
Fans will be able to experience the rush of CTCC on Thursday August 18 with
practice and qualifying sessions followed by a race on Friday August 19.
CTCC drivers and crew will be available in the Support race paddocks, behind
the hairpin, throughout the event to interact with fans. Everyone is invited
to meet with them.
Tickets to the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge are available
featuring the Nationwide and Canadian Tire NASCAR series, the ROLEX series
and Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire.
DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t wait to order the best grandstands tickets and call 514 397-0007 or
order online at www.circuitgillesvilleneuve.ca.