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 Canadian Tire Series, the Canadian Touring Car Championship and the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship plus the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Castrol Canada has sponsored D. J. Kennington for over 20 years. DJ currently competes in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, and won the 2010 and 2012 series championships. Kennington’s friendly smile and manner make him one of the most popular drivers with officials, competitors and of course with the race fans.
Pfaff Racing Team
The Pfaff/Castrol Racing team competes in the Pirelli World Challenge and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge. Pfaff’s history is rooted in Canadian motorsport and they have a winning team with driver Chris Green behind the wheel. Chris has more than 20 years of racing experience and has earned a name for himself by consistently setting track records.
Blanchet Motorsports has been racing since 1993. Current driver Bob Attrell joined the series in 2009. Since then Bob and Damon Sharpe have won many races and amassed two Touring Class Championships and a Super Class Championship. 2015 saw the formation of Hyundai Genesis Racing and the Team is proud that CASTROL has been a valued Partner since the beginning.