Canadian Tire is pleased to announce its third year as title sponsor of the Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships, held August 21 -25, 2013, at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario. In addition, Canadian Tire is also a sponsor of Team Canada for the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, held from November 13 to 16, 2013 at NOLA Motorsport Park, located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“Canadian Tire is proud to support the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships for the third year in a row – we are committed to continued investment in the sport of racing here in Canada from amateur levels to elite,” said Landon French, Vice President, Sport Partnerships, Canadian Tire. “We wish all of the drivers and their teams the best of luck on the track this weekend!”
Canadian Tire’s sponsorship of the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship includes:
– Title sponsor of the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship.
– Support for the Canadian champions comprising “Team Canada”, participating in the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, held in New Orleans, in November against drivers from 60 countries.
“Karting in Canada continues to be a vital initial step for our aspiring racers and I’m really pleased that Canadian Tire is continuing to support our karting youth at the National and International levels,” said Ron Fellows, Canadian Tire’s racing ambassador. “In the karting world, Goodwood Kartways is a circuit that has lots of history similar to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Congratulations to the Di Leo family for their efforts rebuilding Goodwood and now hosting the ASN Canadian Nationals Presented by Canadian Tire.
“We are delighted to have our Canadian Karting Championships return to Ontario for another year of thrilling kart racing presented by Canadian Tire, a leader in the automotive industry,” said Paul Cooke, Vice-President, ASN Canada FIA.
About Canadian Tire
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) is one of Canada’s most-shopped general retailers and the country’s largest sporting goods retailer, with nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets from coast-to-coast. Our primary retail business categories – Automotive, Living, Fixing, Sports, Playing and Apparel – are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division, which offers such products and services as Canadian Tire home services, credit cards, retail deposits, in-store financing, product warranties, and insurance. Nearly 85,000 people are employed across the Canadian Tire enterprise, which was founded in 1922 and remains one of Canada’s most recognized and trusted brands.
About ASN Canada FIA
ASN Canada FIA is the sanctioning authority for motorsports in Canada appointed by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile, and helps ensure safe and fair motorsport competition.