Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Toronto Honda Indy Event

I was hoping we could watch Indy Racing cars event here in Toronto because I discovered that on Friday, July 16 it is free for the viewing public. The Honda Indy Toronto is an annual IndyCar Series race, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Originally known as the Molson Indy Toronto, it was a Champ Car World Series race held annually from 1986 to 2007. The track has 11 turns, is a 1.755-mile (2.824 km) street circuit, and is located at Exhibition Place.

This weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto will mark the 24th year of major racing in downtown Toronto. The event is credited with bringing about $40 million into the local economy each year and is considered the region’s single largest sporting event. It is so vital, the federal government recently gave the race a $772,000 boost toward track improvements before next year’s 25th anniversary. I hope next year we can already watch the race cars from the grandstands. Hopefully, by then I already have my LUMIX so I can take pictures of these race cars using a compact camera. The organizers don't allow bringing in of DSLR and video cameras. The reason why it's not worth it going there even if it's free. No pictures to document our chance to meet the race car drivers.

1 comment:

Event Hire said...

It was a great and fabulous event dear.