Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Mosport's 'RaceTour' revs up at the Canadian Motorsports Expo this weekend!

(BOWMANVILLE, ON – January 18, 2011) With anticipation building for the start of the 2011 race season, Mosport's RaceTour is set to rev up at the Toronto International Centre this weekend (January 21-23) with the Canadian Motorsports Expo.

Known as Canada’s ultimate racing show, the 5th annual Canadian Motorsports Expo (CME) takes over the International Centre for the three-day racing extravaganza.  The CME features major stars and racing vehicles from the world of motorsports, including defending IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti and NASCAR star Brad Keselowski.  It will also include motorsports equipment manufacturers and suppliers, retailers and collectables as well as representation from the major tracks and series.

The Canadian Motorsports Expo is well known for its interactive seminars and forums, offering something of interest to seasoned racers and those looking to get involved in the sport.

Mosport’s display will have their 2011 season ticket brochure and Mosport Speedway schedule on hand and will be giving fans a chance to win a four-pack of tickets to the Mosport Speedway season-opener and a pair of Weekend SuperTickets to the Victoria Day SpeedFest.  Also part of the RaceTour exhibit, Mosport’s Panoz American Le Mans Series Prototype and Mosport Speedway’s Late Model champion Jim Rossiter’s Chevrolet Impala, giving show-goers an up close look at the race cars that run at Mosport.

Vortex Brake Pads, sponsor of Mosport’s June date with the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, will have their new #61 Late Model racer that will compete at Mosport Speedway on Saturday night’s this summer.

The hours for the 2011 Canadian Motorsports Expo are 1 pm - 8 pm on Friday (Jan. 21), 10 am – 9 pm on Saturday (Jan. 22) and 10 am - 5 pm on Sunday (Jan. 23). The International Centre is located at 6900 Airport Road, Toronto (near Pearson International Airport)

For more show information visit www.canadianmotorsportsexpo.com.

For further information: Ryan Chalmers, Mosport - ryan@mosport.com // 800-866-1072 (office) // (905) 243-4344 (new cell)