While actual on-track action at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has been postponed for this weekend fans will still be able to get a racing fix.
CTMP announced Wednesday its Victoria Day Speedfest would be going virtual this weekend, including the first NASCAR Pinty’s Series iRacing Invitational.
The Castrol 150 Presented by Canadian Tire is set to take place on Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 P.M. ET and will be broadcasted on TSN.
The main event for this weekend’s @castrolcanada Victoria Day eSpeedFest will be the Nascar Pinty’s Series iRacing Invitational – the Castrol 150 presented by Canadian Tire on @TSN_Sports ! @NASCARPintys @CanadianTire pic.twitter.com/viBcFc1vZl
– CTMP (@CTMPOfficial) May 14, 2020
Many series notables will be taking part in the inaugural event including, Kevin Lacroix, D.J. Kennington, Alex Labbé and Alex Tagliani.
Other special guests including NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series driver Stewart Friesen and 2017 Daytona Rolex 24 winner Daniel Morad will also be joining in on the action.
Utilizing the current NASCAR Xfinity Series set up on iRacing, drivers are set to battle for 150 KM on CTMP’s historic road course.
Other highlights of the eSpeedfest are two Canadian Sim Racing Series events that Lacroix and Labbé are both participating in.
Both will take place on Sunday as well, the first a public qualifying at 11 a.m. ET and then the finale at 9 p.m. after the Invitational. Fans can watch both events on G-Force TV’s YouTube Channel.