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Continental Tire Keys to the Race: CTMP

Continental Tire Keys to the Race for Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at CTMP…

Photo: Rick Dole/IMSA

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, marking the seventh round of the 2018 season.

Continental Tire Keys to the Race: 

Race: Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

Track: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Length: 2 hours and 40 minutes

Entries: 33 cars spread across three classes: 13 cars (P), 8 cars (GTLM), 12 cars (GTD)


Friday, July 6 (all times ET)
Practice 1 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Practice 2 – 3:50 – 5:05 p.m.

Saturday,  July 7
Practice 3 – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Qualifying –  12:10-1:15 p.m.
CTSC Race – 3:05-5:05 p.m. (2 hours)

Sunday, July 8
Warm-up – 9:50 – 10:10 a.m.
Race –  2:05 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (2 hours, 40 minutes)

Previous Winners: Action Express Racing (P), CORE autosport (PC), BMW Team RLL (GTLM), Stevenson Motorsports (GTD)

Previous Polesitters: Ricky Taylor (P), Dirk Werner (GTLM), Sage Karam (GTD)

Driver Insight:“Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a great, high-speed circuit and one of the fastest tracks we go to all year. It’s a place where we have had a lot of success as a team. Everyone at Corvette Racing enjoys going there, and it doesn’t hurt that it’s run by our ex-teammate and Corvette Racing legend Ron Fellows. It’s a well-run circuit and a great facility. In a lot of ways it feels like home for us.” – Oliver Gavin, No. 4 Corvette C7.R

Drive Times: Minimum: 45 minutes for GTD Silver/Bronze drivers; Base Time: 10 minutes (P/GTLM); Maximum: None

Tires: Continental Tire “Black” for P; “Gold” for GTD. Multiple tire brands/compounds for GTLM

Pit Stops: 40-45 minute stint length for P; 50-55 minutes for GTLM and GTD

Weather: Sunny 82 F; 0 percent chance of rain

TV: Sunday July 8, 4-7 p.m. ET (FS1)

Radio: Complete session-by-session coverage on IMSA Radio

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