Trucks Going Road Racing In Canada
MOSPORT, Ontario – Canadian Tire Motorsports Park will welcome the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2013.
The event, scheduled for Sept. 1, marks the first time the series has ever raced in Canada. It will be the first road course race for the series in 13 years.
“We at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are thrilled to be able to bring the Camping World Truck Series to Canadian motorsport fans,” said Myles Brandt, president and general manager of Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. “We’re looking forward to creating an unforgettable experience for both fans and drivers alike this Labour Day weekend as we mark yet another milestone in the history of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.”
“With a thriving community of world class drivers and incredible fans, the arrival of the Camping World Truck Series in Canada is a testament to the growth of motorsport over the years,” said Allan MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Automotive at Canadian Tire. “Between the truck series race and the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, 2013 is set to be a landmark year for motorsports in Canada.”
“We’re excited to announce the addition of a world-class facility like Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule for 2013,” said Steve O’Donnell, Senior Vice President of Racing Operations for NASCAR.
“We’re looking forward to working with Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as we introduce the truck series to our great fans in Canada. Their enthusiastic response to our sport has helped grow its popularity in Canada significantly throughout the years,” O’Donnell added.