MIAMI, Fla. – As a results of the continuing pandemic and its affect on worldwide journey, officers from the Trans-Am Series offered by Pirelli have canceled the tour’s go to to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park scheduled for Sept. 3-5.
The two 100-mile Trans-Am races slated for CTMP will now be rescheduled for the next weekend (Sept. 10-12) at Watkins Glen International. The timetables shall be adjusted to function two combined-class rounds, making it a doubleheader and double-points scoring weekend for Trans-Am drivers.
“We will miss the Tran Am series at our Chevrolet Silverado 250 weekend Sept. 3-5,” mentioned Myles Brandt, president and normal supervisor of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. “We totally understand this decision as the ongoing pandemic and quickly changing guidelines at our borders make planning very difficult. We look forward to seeing Trans Am in 2022 at CTMP.”
Trans-Am has competed at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 30 occasions from 1976 by 2014. Ron Fellows received the newest 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 were looking forward to returning to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this season, but we are excited to confirm the doubleheader at Watkins Glen since we missed that track on our 2020 schedule due to the pandemic,” mentioned Trans-Am Race Co. President John Clagett. “Watkins Glen is a great track with a lot of history for Trans Am. With the huge fields we’ve seen this season, changing the weekend to a combined class race will deliver great battles on the track.”