No More NASCAR in Canada… For Now

No More NASCAR in Canada… For Now

Octane Management, the company that promoted NASCAR in Montreal for the last six years, has ended its relationship with the race series, eliminating the chance for a 2013 season in Canada.

The move even surprised NASCAR, as the company continues to struggle financially after filing for bankruptcy with a reported $5 million debt.

Given that it stands in NASCAR’s best interests to re-establish races in Canada, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a replacement announced quickly. Mosport International Raceway in Toronto, now called Canadian Tire Motorsports Park could act as a potential replacement venue.

“NASCAR appreciates the support and enthusiasm the great fans of Montreal have shown during our six years of exciting racing at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. It’s been a great run for the NASCAR Nationwide Series at this historic venue,” NASCAR said.


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