Wednesday, July 4, 5 pm – 8 pm at Yonge-Dundas Square
Exotic Prototype & High-Tech GT Race Cars on Display
Fan Meet & Greet with 10 Drivers Scheduled
TORONTO, June 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's biggest sports car race rolls into Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), July 5-8, for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix. Before the exotic prototypes and GT race cars hit the legendary track located just north of Bowmanville, race fans and media will get a preview of the race weekend excitement at RaceFest at Yonge-Dundas Square in the heart of downtown Toronto. RaceFest Highlights Include:
- Live Pit Stop demonstrations by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship factory Corvette Racing GTLM team.
- IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race cars on display including Acura Team Penske prototype, JDC-Miller Motorsports prototype, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT, plus cars from the Continental SportsCar Challenge and the IMSA Prototype Challenge.
- Race driver appearances and autograph sessions, featuring some of the best sports car drivers in the world including 2017 WeatherTech Sportscar Championship winning driver Ricky Taylor; Corvette Racing's Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, and Oliver Gavin; Christina Nielsen – the first female driver to win a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series title; Canadian Kyle Marcelli with teammate Austrian Dominik Baumann; Canadian Jesse Lazare and Anthony Simone; and Peruvian Rodrigo Pflucker.
- Race weekend ticket give-aways, displays and other prizes.