Racing is an integral part of Castrol’s heritage and we always ensure that we support our Canadian racing teams. Showcased here are the current racing sponsorships in Castrol Canada’s national portfolio.
Castrol Raceway is a multi-track auto racing facility located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are one of Canada’s premier Race Park’s. The Raceway is a 100% Canadian company which is family owned for over 20 years. The facility continues to host the single largest Canadian Drag Race event – The IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals. They also host The Race Of Champions which features NASCAR drivers racing in the dirt against Alberta racers. Castrol Raceway is home to many of Canada’s largest racing events in Motor Sports Entertainment including Hot August Nights (Jet Racing), and the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Castrol Raceway is the only “Full Racing” Motor Sports Facility that offers five venues to professionals and amateurs alike.
Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's schedule features Canada’s top national race championships and many of North America’s best road racing series. CTMP is also a featured stop for the country's top domestic motorsport tours; the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, the Canadian Touring Car Championship and the Mopar Canadian Superbike Doubleheader plus the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Pirelli World Challenge all make an annual stop to this storied race track.
Castrol Canada has sponsored D. J. Kennington for over 25 years. DJ currently competes in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, and has won two series championships. Notably, Kennington also competed in the 2017 & 2018 Daytona 500’s, making him the first Canadian driver to start the race in 29 years.
Pfaff Racing Team
The Pfaff/Castrol Racing team won the championship in the Pirelli World Challenge for 2018. Pfaff’s history is rooted in Canadian motorsport and they have a winning team with driver Scott Hargrove behind the wheel. The Tsawwassen native is the winningest driver in Porsche GT3 Cup challenge Canada history and was crowned the series champion in 2017. In 2019 they are competing in the IMSA WeatherTech Series.