Trans Am Stays Stateside in 2021, Cancels Journey to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park


On account of the continuing pandemic and its influence on worldwide journey, the Trans Am Collection introduced by Pirelli will keep stateside for 2021, canceling its go to to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park scheduled for September 3-5.

The 2 100-mile Trans Am races slated for CTMP will now be rescheduled for the next weekend (September 10-12) at Watkins Glen Worldwide. The timetables might be adjusted to characteristic 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 sequence at our Chevrolet Silverado 250 weekend September 3-5,” stated Myles Brandt President & Normal Supervisor, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. “We completely perceive this resolution as the continuing pandemic and rapidly altering pointers at our borders make planning very tough. We stay up for seeing Trans Am in 2022 at CTMP.”

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

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

The primary a part of the Watkins Glen weekend schedule will keep as deliberate, Saturday, September 11 will characteristic the primary of two mixed class rounds. SVRA will make changes to Saturday’s schedule to maximise turnaround time for Sunday’s race day.

On Sunday, September 12, an All-Class 100-mile characteristic will culminate the prolonged weekend. Drivers might be gridded for Sunday’s race primarily based on their quickest lap time from Saturday.

The complete race weekend might be stay streamed completely on the Trans Am by Pirelli Racing App. Subscribe and Obtain right here:

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