Vic­to­ria Day Speed­fest Week­end at Cana­dian Tire Mo­tor­sport Park

The Peterborough Examiner - - Sports - EX­AM­INER STAFF

The Cana­dian Tire Mo­tor­sport Park, south­west of Peter­bor­ough off High­way 35/115 be­tween Pon­ty­pool and Bow­manville, is host­ing the Vic­to­ria Day Speed­Fest Week­end from Fri­day to Sun­day.

The week­end fea­tures rac­ing from six se­ries and a slate of fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties.

High­lights in­clude the stock cars of the NASCAR Pinty’s Se­ries com­pet­ing in the Clar­ing­ton 200 and the sportscars of the Pirelli World Chal­lenge Cham­pi­onship.

The three-day event also fea­tures races from the Ul­tra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Chal­lenge Canada by Yoko­hama, the Cana­dian Tour­ing Car Cham­pi­onship pre­sented by Pirelli, the Nis­san Mi­cra Cup Se­ries and the Rad­i­cal Chal­lenge, ac­cord­ing to a re­lease from the track.

“It’s great to fi­nally see we’re into spring and get­ting our 57th year un­der­way with the Cas­trol, Vic­to­ria Day Speed­Fest week­end,” stated Myles Brandt, pres­i­dent and gen­eral man­ager.

“We’ve had a busy off-sea­son and we’re look­ing for­ward to what will be an ex­cit­ing kick-off to our sea­son of rac­ing ac­tion, both on and off the track.”

Off the track will be the fam­i­lyfriendly Cana­dian Tire Ac­tion Zone, the CTMP Mar­ket­place (fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of ven­dors – some in­ter­ac­tive) and Driver Au­to­graph ses­sions.

An­other high­light is the tra­di­tional Vic­to­ria Day week­end fire­works dis­play on Satur­day evening.

Week­end su­per tick­ets and c

amp­ing passes are avail­able on­line for pur­chase start­ing at $50. Chil­dren 16 and un­der are free when ac­com­pa­nied by a pay­ing adult.

To pur­chase tick­ets visit on­line at cana­di­antire­mo­tor­sport­park.com, call the Cana­dian Tire Mo­tor­sport Park Hot­line at 1-800866-1072 (week­days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), or email info@ctm­park.com.

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