May 16, 2012 4:11 PM
Just days before the start of the 2012 season, Dodge has been named
the Official Vehicle of the NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES for the
sixth year in a row.
"Dodge and Mopar are a major force behind one of the
fastest-growing spectator sports in Canada, which is NASCAR stock
car racing," said Ed Broadbear, Vice President of Marketing,
Chrysler Canada. "The sponsorship helps us connect with motorsports
fans across the country, who are just as passionate about their
rides off the track as they are about watching the racing teams on
the track. It's a perfect fit!"
The 12-race NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES is Canada’s only
national racing series and runs across the country from May to
“NASCAR Canada is thrilled that Dodge has extended its
partnership with the NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES as the official
vehicle of Canada’s national stock car racing circuit,”
said Randy Paul, Managing Director, NASCAR Canada. “Dodge is
a well-respected and valued partner of Canadian motorsports and
their support of grassroots racing is essential to the growth of
the NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES and NASCAR’s fan base in
Canada. Dodge’s performance on the race track is
Last season, Dodge drivers excelled on the Canadian series and
earned eight of the top-10 positions in year-end points and won all
12 races, which featured five road courses and seven oval events.
Dodge’s winning streak stands at 16 heading into the 2012
season as Canadian Scott Steckly led the Dodge brigade during the
12-race series, winning three races and three poles during the 2011
The 2012 NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES kicks off this Sunday, May 20,
at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, ON, marking
the first time that the series has started on a road course. Dodge
driver D.J. Kennington from St. Thomas, ON, won on this course last
year and looks to defend his title.
For the complete TSN and TSN2 NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES schedule,