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Revolutions Racing in USA and Canada this weekend

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in California hosts the Prototype Sprint Series Association (PSSA) this weekend on the West Coast of the USA, while across the border in Canada, the Formula Prototype Challenge Canada (FPCC) takes place at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

 

In Canada, certified dealer Rilli Racing is supporting customer Jonathan Labbee in his Revolution 427, while in the States, Revolution RSR's Ron Fletcher and Dave Tweedlie return to the championship in their 500SC models.


Prototype Sprint Series Association

The Prototype Sprint Series Association is a component of the Trans Am SpeedTour, which is expected to attract large grids and crowds eager to watch the action.


Live coverage can be seen on YouTube here : https://youtube.com/@SpeedTourTV


Live timings can be accessed via the Race Monitor app, developed by Karting Coach Inc. Just search for SVRA from within the app.


The on-track action specific to the PSSA is:-


Thursday 2nd May:

  • 8:55 Free practice 1

  • 11:00 Free practice 2

  • 14:45 Free practice 3


Friday 3rd May:

  • 10:15 Free practice 5

  • 14:10 Qualifying 1


Saturday 4th May:

  • 09:30 Qualifying 2

  • 14:50 Feature sprint race 1 (25 mins)


Sunday 5th May:

  • 09:45 Feature endurance race (1 hour)

  • 14:25 Feature sprint race 2 (30 mins)


Formula Prototype Challenge Canada

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is the venue for the first round of the of the Formula Prototype Challenge Canada this weekend.


Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a multi-track motorsport venue located north of Bowmanville, in Ontario, Canada, 64-kilometre east of Toronto. The facility features a 3.957 km, 10-turn road course; a 2.9 km advance driver and race driver training facility with a 0.402 km skid pad and a 1.5 km kart track.


The on-track action specific to the Formula Prototype Challenge Canada is:-


Friday 3rd May:

  • Open test day


Saturday 4th May:

  • Free practice 20 mins

  • Qualifying 20 mins

  • Feature race 1 30 mins


Sunday 5th May:

  • Feature race 2 30 mins


WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is a renowned motorsport circuit located in Monterey County, California, USA. It's one of the most iconic tracks in North America and is famous for its challenging layout and dramatic elevation changes.

 

Here are some key points about WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca:

 

  • History: The circuit was established in 1957 and has since hosted numerous racing events, including the MotoGP World Championship, American Le Mans Series, IMSA Sports Car Championship, and many others.


  • Location: It's situated within the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, adjacent to the larger Fort Ord public lands. The track is nestled in a natural bowl-shaped area, surrounded by hills.


  • Track Layout: The track is 2.238 miles (3.602 km) long, with 11 turns. Its most famous section is the "Corkscrew," a blind cresting turn that drops steeply downhill with a sharp left-right combination, challenging drivers and riders alike.


  • Facilities: The circuit boasts modern facilities for spectators, teams, and participants. There are grandstands, hospitality suites, garages, and camping areas available for fans and competitors.


  • Impact: The track has played a significant role in the development of motorsport in the United States and has been a favourite among drivers and fans alike. Its challenging nature and picturesque surroundings make it a favourite destination for motorsport enthusiasts from around the world.


Overall, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca holds a special place in the hearts of racing enthusiasts and continues to be a pivotal venue for motorsport events in North America.


Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly known as Mosport Park and Mosport International Raceway) is a renowned auto racing circuit located in Clarington, Ontario, Canada. It's about an hour east of Toronto and has a rich history in motorsport. Here are some key points about the track:

 

  • History: The track was established in 1961 and has since become one of Canada's premier racing venues. Over the years, it has hosted numerous prestigious racing events, including Formula One, IndyCar, IMSA Sports Car Championship, and NASCAR races.


  • Layout: The circuit features a challenging and picturesque layout with fast corners, elevation changes, and a variety of technical sections. It's a favourite among drivers for its demanding nature and thrilling racing experience.


  • Facilities: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park offers modern facilities for both spectators and participants. These include grandstands, hospitality suites, camping areas, and various amenities to accommodate large crowds during race weekends.


  • Events: The track hosts a wide range of racing events throughout the year, catering to different disciplines and levels of motorsport. These include professional races like the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and the NASCAR Pinty's Series, as well as amateur and club racing events.


  • Canadian Tire: In 2012, Canadian Tire Corporation acquired the naming rights to the circuit, resulting in its current name, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The partnership has helped to enhance the facilities and promote motorsports in Canada.


  • Driver Development: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park also serves as a venue for driver development programs and racing schools. Aspiring racers have the opportunity to hone their skills and learn from experienced instructors on the challenging circuit.


Overall, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a cornerstone of Canadian motorsports, attracting racing enthusiasts from across the country and around the world to experience the thrill of high-speed competition in a beautiful natural setting.

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