Dodge and Mopar continue their support of NASCAR in Canada for the 2011 season. As the official automotive sponsor of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, Dodge will have a significant presence at all 12 races on the circuit with the all-new 2011 Dodge Charger RT pacing the field at many events.
Dodge and Mopar will once again be rewarding drivers through a contingency program. The program will award nearly $90,000 in contingency money to eligible teams; The “Dodge-Mopar Fast Five” consists of the top five eligible Dodge-Mopar race teams from every race. These prizes range from $500 to $2,000. The “Mopar Top Dodge Cup” rewards the top-five eligible Dodge-Mopar race teams for superior performance over the course of the entire season as determined by the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series final championship driver standings. These prizes range from $1,000 to $5,000.
“Our Dodge vehicles and Mopar parts are a natural fit with NASCAR racing in Canada,” said Ed Broadbear, Vice President – Marketing, Chrysler Canada. “Motorsports is at the heart of Dodge. In fact, many of our products are race-inspired, which is why it is so vital for us to support and recognize the passion of drivers and fans that follow the sport.”
Unlike the U.S. NASCAR lineup, with relatively few Dodges, Canadian NASCAR has Out of 20 cars lined up for this weekend’s Dickies 200 at Mosport Speedway near Bowmanville, Ontarios, 14 are Dodges. You have to like those odds.
Jason Hathaway – No.3 Snap-on Tools/Vortex Brake Pads Dodge
Pete Vanderwyst – No. 5 EMCO Dodge
Pete Shepherd, III – No. 7 National Exhaust/HY-Tech Dodge
Don Thomson, Jr. – No. 8 Farmers Feed Families Dodge
Mark Dilley – No. 9 Rheem/PartSource Dodge
DJ Kennington – No. 17 Castrol Edge Dodge
Brad Graham – No. 19 Holmar Plumbing Dodge
Jason White – No. 21 A&W Dodge
Scott Steckly – No. 22 Canadian Tire Dodge
Jeff Lapcevich – No. 23 Tim Hortons Dodge
Dexter Stacey – No. 55 Dodge (Sponsor TBA)
Doug Brown – No. 56 RC Trailers/Wigs For Kids Dodge
Ron Beauchamp, Jr. – No. 60 Mopar/Mobil 1 Dodge
Dave Connelly – No. 82 Schneider’s Dodge