The RaceFest previews Mobil1 SportsCar Grand Prix 2016 featuring IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship set to take place July 10 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
The Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix is taking place this weekend, with several races set to be run from July 8 - 10 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will take place on Sunday, July 10, with qualifying happening the day before throughout the afternoon. Also on the weekend roster will be the: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, IMSA Mazda Prototype Lites presented by Cooper Tires, Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich and the freshly-expanded out of Quebec, the Nissan Micra Cup where identical spec cars do battle.
The full weekend schedule can be found here, and new for this year, CTMP is offering free admission for children 16 years and under who are accompanied by an adult with paid admission. Beyond the race itself there is lots to see and do courtesy of the manufacturers. Porsche is offering a display of new product and private owners vehicles in the Porsche Platz, BMW will be following suit in the BMW Corral in addition to the Mazda Corral and Corvette Corral.
Below is a gallery from CTMP RaceFest 2016, which was held on July 6 right downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square. Highlights included several race cars on display, autograph sessions with drivers including Jordan Taylor, Ricky Taylor, and Katherine Legge, as well as (extremely loud) pit stop demos by the GTLM Corvette Racing team, with none other than Canadian legend, Ron Fellows behind the wheel.