Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a 4.9 km long, 11-turn circuit located near Bowmanville, Ontario. It features a mix of tight turns, elevation changes, and long straights that challenge both amateurs and professional drivers.
Nearest track of a similar category is Watkins Glen International (237 kilometers away).
The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is the home of various major racing events, including IndyCar Weekend and the Honda Indy Toronto.
The circuit was originally built in 1961 as a two-mile long track, to accommodate Sports Car and Formula racing.
It was the first circuit in Canada to host a Formula One race, in 1977.
The circuit is also known as Mosport Park, which was its original name derived from the combination of “Motor” and “Sport”.
The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park features 12 turns and a total track length of 2.459 miles.
In addition to racing events, the circuit has also hosted several famous rock concerts, including AC/DC, U2, and Rush.
The circuit also boasts a 3.1-mile long road course with 17 turns, ideal for motorcycle racing.
The circuit holds the record for being the fastest racetrack in North America, with a top speed of 118.6 MPH.
It is also the largest open-air stadium in Canada, with a capacity of more than 40,000 people.
The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has hosted some of the world’s top drivers, including Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, and Michael Andretti.