Wednesday, May 23, 2012

MINI Canada Goes Racing

According to PaddockTalk:
Richmond Hill, ON. MINI Canada announced today that it will support MINI motorsports competitors across the country through all-new contingency programs. Canadian racers racing a MINI in the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), including the all-new B-Spec class, and MINI entrants in the 2012 Targa Newfoundland will have the opportunity to win cash prizes.

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For the Canadian Touring Car Championship, MINI Canada will pay contingency awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each points-paying race in the Championship. Additionally, MINI Canada will reward championship-winning drivers in the Touring and B-Spec classes during the 2012 CTCC season.

The contingency payout structure will reward first, second- and third-place finishers in each race in the Touring class, as follows:

Payout 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Cash Award $ 1,000 $ 750 $ 500
Touring Class Championship Bonus: $ 5,000

In the all-new B-Spec class, the contingency payout structure will reward first, second- and third-place finishers in each race as follows:

Payout 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Cash Award $ 500 $ 300 $ 150

B-spec Driver Championship Bonus: $ 3,000

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In addition, MINI Canada is pleased to include Targa Newfoundland in this program, recognizing its 10 year history in Targa competition and the many MINIs participating in this exciting and exacting rally:

Payout 1st Place in Open Class 1st Place in Targa Class 1st Place in Grand Touring Class
Cash Award $ 3,000 $ 3,000 $ 3,000

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