Trans-Am Series Cancels CTMP Round | SPEED SPORT


The deliberate Trans-Am Collection occasions at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park have been canceled.

MIAMI, Fla. – On account of the continuing pandemic and its influence on worldwide journey, officers from the Trans-Am Collection offered by Pirelli have canceled the tour’s go to to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park scheduled for Sept. 3-5.

The 2 100-mile Trans-Am races slated for CTMP will now be rescheduled for the next weekend (Sept. 10-12) at Watkins Glen Worldwide. The timetables can be adjusted to function two combined-class rounds, making it a doubleheader and double-points scoring weekend for Trans-Am drivers.

“We are going to miss the Tran Am collection at our Chevrolet Silverado 250 weekend Sept. 3-5,” mentioned Myles Brandt, president and basic supervisor of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. “We completely perceive this choice as the continuing pandemic and rapidly altering pointers at our borders make planning very troublesome. We look ahead to seeing Trans Am in 2022 at CTMP.”

Trans-Am has competed at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 30 instances from 1976 via 2014. Ron Fellows gained the newest race in 2014, 25 years after successful in a Jack Roush Ford Mustang in 1989. Scott Sharp gained three consecutive races 1991-94, whereas Scott Pruett had essentially the most victories on the circuit with 4.

“We had been wanting ahead to returning to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this season, however we’re excited to substantiate the doubleheader at Watkins Glen since we missed that monitor on our 2020 schedule as a result of pandemic,” mentioned Trans-Am Race Co. President John Clagett. “Watkins Glen is a superb monitor with loads of historical past for Trans Am. With the large fields we’ve seen this season, altering the weekend to a mixed class race will ship nice battles on the monitor.”


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