Shannonville, December 23rd, 2020 – It is with great pleasure that we announce today the extension of the partnership that has been in place since 2017. By lengthening this business collaboration for another five (5) years, Pirelli Tire Canada will remain the official tire and presenting partner of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) until the end of 2025.
“We could not be happier about this association. We are proud and very excited to continue this remarkable collaboration”, stated Dominique Bondar, General Manager of RACE Events. “The support that Pirelli provides us is a five-star service and we are thankful for this commitment. By confirming a five-year engagement, this means stability for the teams as well. We are looking forward to continuing this great journey with the whole Pirelli team.”
Ernest Bedia, President Pirelli Canada: “We’re delighted to renew our relationship with one of the longest-running professional sports car series in Canada. Pirelli is a brand with motorsport DNA, and this renewal is a clear example of the strategy that has enabled our company to establish itself as a benchmark in racing all over the world. We are happy to continue this adventure that provides race fans with close and exciting competition between some of Canada’s finest and fastest race car drivers”.
CTCC presented by Pirelli will kick off its fifteenth season in May 2021. The official schedule is under development and will be released shortly. Fans can follow the series via its social media platform @ctccracing or on our website at www.touringcar.ca.
Pirelli was founded in Milan in 1872 and today stands as a global brand known for its cutting edge technology, high-end production excellence and passion for innovation that draws heavily on its Italian roots. With 19 production plants in 12 countries and a commercial presence in over 160 countries, it is among the world’s major producers of tires and associated services and the only one focused solely on the Consumer tire market, which includes tires for cars, motorcycles and bicycles.
Successfully competing in motorsports since 1907, Pirelli is currently the exclusive supplier to the Formula 1 championship, the Superbike World Championship, and many other championships around the world.
CTCC presented by Pirelli is a Sports Car Racing Championship and a leader in Canadian motorsport. It provides race fans with close and exciting competition between some of Canada’s finest and fastest race car drivers. CTCC takes pride in the fact that it is Canadian owned and operated, and that it is the longest-running professional sports car series in Canada. It showcases race cars based on their original street version since 2007. Details about the series can be found at www.touringcar.ca.
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