Media Invite - Expert builders lay first blocks to transform city streets into race track

May 28, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Media are invited to join the Honda Indy Toronto on Wednesday, May 30 as construction of the event’s 2.84 km, 11-turn street course begins.

WHAT: Ceremonial first block photo op to signify the start of construction of the Honda Indy Toronto street course at Exhibition Place.

Jim Tario, Director of Operations, Honda Indy Toronto. Jim has been building the Toronto temporary street circuit for 25 years.
Roger Peart, President, FIA Circuits responsible for overseeing all internationally licensed racing circuits around the world and President, ASN Canada FIA – Canada’s national motorsports sanctioning authority.
Charlie Johnstone, Vice President and General Manager, Honda Indy Toronto
Kevin Savoree, Co-Owner, Honda Indy Toronto

WHEN: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Exhibition Place (Pit Out), Princes’ Blvd., Toronto, ON

Note: Media will be offered one-on-one interviews and photo opportunities. There will be no formal remarks or press conference.

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Media Information:


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