Come one, come all – if you haven’t been a spectator at a racing event for a while then we may have the perfect weekend for you!
June 17, 18 and 19, 2106 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is the Canadian Historic Grand Prix. We have over 200 entries running on 6 grids that include:
- Monoposto cars – historic single seat race cars. Formula Juniors, Club Fords, Sport 2000, and even more powerful open wheeled cars from the past
- Vintage Historic Small Bore – 50 cars from the 50s and 60s including Minis, Sprites, Midgets, Triumphs, Alfas and a couple of MG Ts
- Vintage Big Bore – another 50 car grid including MGBs, MGAs, Triumphs, Alfas, Porsches, BMWs and many, many more
- Classic – again over 50 cars from the 70, 80s and 90s including Porsches, BMWs, Corvettes, Mustangs, and Datsuns just to name a few
The Toyo Tires F1600 Championship is also running a 25 car grid. This is some of the best racing you can watch anywhere!
New this year is the Formula Vee Spectacular which has drivers from two F1200 Series competing. The Challenge Cup Series is a cross-border Formula Vee groups is being joined by CASC-ORs Millers Oils F1200 Championship. We expect 6, 7, 8 car trains drafting up the back straight. If you like to watch close racing – these guys are it!
Off track on Sunday (Fathers’ Day!) there is the Field of Dreams Car Show by corner 8, as well as the Legends of Motorsport discussion panel that is open to the public at noon in the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Conference Centre. Bring your lunch and meet some of Canada’s greatest motorsport personalities.
The final on track session for the weekend is the VARAC Grand Prix open to any and all Vintage and Historic cars, as well as Classic cars weighing less than 2500 pounds. We expect this to be a grand finale indeed!
What more do you need? The weather will be beautiful. The racing outstanding. Come and watch 200+ drivers compete for glory under the summer sun…”