HSR/HMSA crew up once more at Mont-Tremblant
Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) continues its partnership with Historic Motor Sports activities Affiliation (HMSA) this weekend with the 15th version of the Le Sommet des Légendes at Circuit Mont-Tremblant, July 12-14, within the Canadian Province of Quebec.
The total-weekend occasion celebrates iconic race automobiles from greater than the previous 50 years on a legendary highway course that itself is a wealthy a part of North American motorsports historical past.
The very first SCCA Can-Am race, the Participant’s 200, was held in 1966 at Mont-Tremblant. Along with the landmark Can-Am race, Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant has hosted through the years the System 1 Canadian Grand Prix, Trans Am, IMSA and Grand Am sports activities automotive racing occasions.
Becoming a member of Could’s HSR Barber Historics at Barber Motorsports Park, Sommet des Légendes is the second of consecutive companion occasions this yr between HSR and HMSA.
The big variety of competing race automobiles this weekend contains Prototypes from each technology, a full lineup of early and extra modern “Basic Monoposto” and System Libre single-seat race automobiles, small-displacement sports activities automobiles and big-bore GT equipment.
The competitors is made up of seven period-correct Run Teams, very comparable in classes and competitors to HSR’s class construction, and this weekend’s races might be points-paying rounds of the 2019 HSR sequence championships.
One of many Run Teams is for the Masters Historic System 1 USA sequence, which like HSR, makes its solely 2019 look North of the Border this weekend.
The Mont-Tremblant occasion has grown in reputation with HSR rivals through the years. With greater than 60 entries beneath the HSR flag — making up about half of the weekend’s rivals — the 2019 Sommet des Légendes is the biggest displaying in Canada thus far in HSR’s historical past.
Following an unofficial take a look at held as we speak, the official three-day weekend schedule is anchored by Friday and Saturday apply and qualifying and Saturday and Sunday twin dash races for all run teams.
Sommet des Légendes function races embody Friday’s Sasco Sports activities Worldwide/American Problem race at 3:50 p.m. EDT and a pair of Enduros Saturday at 3:55 p.m. EDT and Sunday at 9 a.m. EDT.
The Sasco Sports activities race is a production-car showcase of big-bore North American-made iron racing head-to-head with high sports activities automobiles from Europe and past. The flat-out dash has rivals racing for the general win along with top-three honors within the Worldwide, American and all-Porsche lessons.
Tickets for Le Sommet des Légendes can be found on the Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant foremost gate ticket workplace from eight a.m. to four p.m. every day of the occasion. Sunday admission is $35, Saturday is $25 and the Friday single-ticket worth is $15.
All tickets embody gate admission, paddock entry and free common admission parking. Youngsters beneath 12 are free when accompanied by a paying grownup, and proof of age could also be required.
The race course is situated proper subsequent to the Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort and Village that retains its spectacular amenities and five-star eating places open practically yr spherical. A spotlight this weekend is the ultimate three days of the Tremblant Worldwide Blues Competition that wraps up its annual 10-day celebration of blues music this Sunday.