TCR Talk Review: 2019 Canadian Touring Car Championship – Calabogie

The Canadian Touring Car Championship visited Calabogie Motorsports Park, a 3.05 mile, 20-turn circuit in Calabogie, Ontario for rounds 3 and 4 of the 2019 season.

Race 1

Matthew Taskinen and his #23 M1GT Audi RS3 LMS would start from pole, but after only 11 laps, Taskenin would drop out of the race.  Taskenin’s teammate, Jean-Francois Hevey would inherit the lead in the sister #21 M1GT Audi and cruise to victory over Bob Attrell’s #88 Hyundai Racing Canada Hyundai i30N and Travis Hill’s #26 TWOth Autosport Audi RS3 LMS after fighting from 5th.

Race 2 

Travis Hill would start from pole for Race 2 with Matthew Taskinen and Gary Kwok’s #66 M&S Racing Honda Civic starting second and third for round 4.  In an exciting race, Kwok would dart his way to the lead and go on to grab the win.  Bob Attrell would force his way through the grid after starting sixth, making it back to back second-place finishes for the Hyundai driver.  Matthew Taskinen would find redemption in Race 2 and claim in the final step on the podium.

Rounds 5 and 6 will take place at Shannonville Motorsports Park June 29th – 30th.

(image credit: JAS)