Media Advisory: RaceFest Roars Into Downtown Toronto

Wednesday, July 6, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at Yonge-Dundas Square

Canadian Racing Legend Ron Fellows Back Behind the Wheel for Pit Stop Demos

TORONTO, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix comes to downtown Toronto with RaceFest, to celebrate and showcase the excitement of Canada's biggest sports car race of the year.  This is a dynamic public and media event, with great on-site visuals, sounds and personalities.

RaceFest Highlights Include:

  • Live Pit Stop demonstrations by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship factory Corvette Racing team, with Canadian Hall of Famer and CTMP co-owner Ron Fellows back behind the wheel for this special event.

  • Appearances and autograph sessions by defending race winners, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor, and some of Canada's top sports car racers, including Kyle Marcelli and hall-of-famer, Scott Maxwell.

  • Race cars, including the defending race winning Prototype and current series-leader, the Konica Minolta Corvette of Wayne Taylor Racing.

  • Displays and exhibits, including the Canadian Tire Pitstop Experience, where fans can try their hand at changing a tire against the clock.

(Recognized media can pre-book times to participate in a pitstop with the Corvette team)

SOURCE Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Image with caption: "Pit stop demonstration with Corvette Racing team during a previous RaceFest at Yonge-Dundas Square (CNW Group/Canadian Tire Motorsport Park)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160623_C5821_PHOTO_EN_720944.jpg

For further information: Jerry Priddle, jerrypriddle@accelmc.com, 905-554-9491 (office), 416-312-9491 (cell); Ryan Chalmers, ryan@ctmpark.com, 800-866-1072 (office), 905-260-1711 (cell)

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