Monday, May 18, 2015

Sunday at the Victoria Day Speedfest 2015

The best of the best battled it out on the last day of the Speedfest weekend and after Scott Steckly and Andrew Ranger tangled on the last lap, newcomer Gary Klutt captures the trophy for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Pinty's presents the Clarington 200 season opener. Scott once again remains without a road course win in the series. Gary celebrates with his team in the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's Victory Circle after the race.
Drivers meet the fans at autograph sessions throughout the weekend
NCTS driver autograph session was on Sunday before noon at the upper level paddock area. Pirelli World Challenge, Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Canadian Touring Car Championship, Canadian Supercar Series and the Toyo Tires F1600 Super Series also had driver autograph sessions througout the weekend.

Sunday May 17th, 2015 Schedule
7:00 am - 2:00 pm Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am Pirelli World Challenge TC/TCB Championship Race #3 (40 minutes)
9:10 am - 9:30 am Formula 1600 Super Series Qualifying
9:40 am - 10:40 am Pirelli World Challenge GTS Race #2 (50 minutes)
10:55 am - 11:40 am Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Race #2 (45 minutes)
11:40 am - 12:30 pm LUNCH 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Race (51 laps) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Pirelli World Challenge GT Race #2 (50 minutes)
4:15 pm - 4:55 pm Canadian Supercar Series Race #2 (40 minutes)
5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Canadian Touring Car Championship Race #2 (40 minutes)
6:05 pm - 6:35 pm Formula 1600 Super Series Race #2 (30 minutes)
Previous NASCAR lap speed in a race was set by J.R. Fitzpatrick in a Chevrolet Impala on May 18, 2014 with a speed of 176.616 km/h. 
MOMO Italy ladies

Offering several campground areas, the park also encourages pets (on leashes) and camp fires. The next major 2015 events are the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix (July 9-12), the Superbike Doubleheader Weekend (August 14-16) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 (August 28-30).

See more of the racing action after the jump.

The large park lends a helping hand with continuous golf cart shuttle rides running just about everywhere
Monster Energy Drink team handed out free drinks

Pushed out of pit lane
The NASCAR Canadian Tire race was covered on live radio at 90.7 FM, while TV coverage was provided by TSN and RDS2.

Chevrolet Race Day ladies pit practice
World Challenge flag ladies

CBRT Canada's Best Racing Team
The Pirelli World Challenge has seven classes racing over the weekend with some premier car brands like Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Ferrari, Porsche and Viper.
Mosport Raceway and Canadian Tire formed a partnership in 2012 and renamed the track property to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Continuous track and facility improvements have shown why the almost 4 kilometre Grand Prix circuit is one of the three tracks in the world to host Formula 1, Can-Am and IndyCar races.

The long lineup of cars at the driver autograph session
Scott Steckly's car coming apart at the seams

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