Nissan: The Nissan Micra Cup kicks off the 2017 deteriorate this weekend

Posted on 01. Jun, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

Mississauga, Ont. – This entrance weekend, a Nissan Micra Cup will flog off a third deteriorate during a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), that is located easterly of Toronto, Ontario. After an well-developed initial deteriorate in 2015, a 2016 deteriorate featured a foe distinct anything seen before with a far-reaching operation of gifted drivers, who cowed all of a hurdles that a array had to offer.

This year, a Nissan Micra Cup will horde dual foe weekends in Ontario and 4 in Quebec, that is where a array originated. Two races will be on a report during any foe weekend, for a sum of 12 races that all count towards any driver’s sum championship points. This weekend outlines a initial time that a Nissan Micra Cup will take partial in CTMP’s Victoria Day Weekend SpeedFest, a classical eventuality in a universe of Canadian motorsports that draws thousands of spectators annually for NASCAR, Endurance and now a Nissan Micra Cup.

At a circle of a agile, affordable, and most batch Nissan Micras will be a operation of drivers hailing from Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and even Australia. For a initial time in a history, a Nissan Micra Cup is welcoming a immature motorist from Brisbane, Australia. After participating in a Nissan GT Academy on a Silverstone lane in England, Keishi Ayukai motionless to pursue his career in motorsport by entering, on his possess accord, a 2017 deteriorate of a Nissan Micra Cup. 

As a new motorist in a array who needs to learn how to navigate a marks while competing head-to-head with gifted drivers, it will be engaging to see Ayukai swell in a Nissan Micra Cup. Ayukai will be competing opposite 2015 champion Olivier Bédard, 2016 champion Xavier Coupal, Albertan Stéfan Rzadzinski, who recently excelled during a Race of Champions in a United States, Kevin King and his teammate Stéfan Gauthier, who was a 2016 Rookie of The Year, Valérie Limoges and many others.

A vast array of drivers who took partial in a array final year are returning to a lane again this season, as are scarcely a dozen new additions. In further to Ayukai, a immature “Racing with Autism” karting driver, Austin Riley, will be competing in one of Metod Topolnik’s Azure Racing Team’s cars.

Several members of renouned comedian/actor Michel Barrette’s family are also scheduled to competition this season. During a initial foe weekend of a foe during CTMP, Barette’s sons Nicolas and Martin will be on a entrance list.

Toronto-based media agency, The Motorsport Agency, will also be in a spotlight after 11 drivers participated in a preference process to win a team’s usually mark in a series. The large leader will be announced before a start of a weekend and will make his/her entrance during a circle of The Motorsport Agency’s Nissan Micra during a season’s initial event. 

Another sparkling proclamation this year is a origination of a comparison category, indifferent for drivers 40 years and older. Similar to a altogether winners, a second lectern will be dedicated to this difficulty and winners will be awarded with prizes supposing by Nissan Parts and Accessories.

This initial foe weekend of 2017 will be a ideal place for Nissan Micra owners to knowledge a array and a close village in a paddocks. For any Nissan Micra Cup event, Nissan Canada is charity each Nissan Micra owners a possibility to win a special invitation to a races.

Registration for a competition is accessible on a Nissan Micra Cup website during While a competition is already sealed for a initial foe weekend, there is still time to register for a second foe weekend during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Québec, that is holding place a following week. 

This sparkling competition isn’t a usually thing bringing Nissan Micra fans, competitors, and teams together. A lane march featuring Nissan 370Z owners is scheduled for Sunday, as good as an designation event with a Nissan Micra Cup drivers, to that everybody is welcome. This takes place on Sunday from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in a Nissan activities area, that will be open on Saturday and Sunday and will underline countless activities for a crowd.

After a use sessions on Thursday and Friday morning, Nissan Micra Cup drivers will attend in a usually subordinate event on Friday from 3:40 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. On Saturday, a initial foe of a 2017 deteriorate will start during 5:05 p.m., followed by a second foe being hold on Sunday during 3:00 p.m.  Each foe will final approximately 30 minutes.

For some-more information on a Nissan Micra Cup, greatfully visit:

2017 Nissan Micra Cup Season Calendar

May 19 to 21              Victoria Day Weekend SpeedFest, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario  
May 26 to 28              Spring Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec
Jul 21 to 23              Summer Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec
Aug 11 to 13          Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Québec
Sep 1 to 3        NASCAR Weekend, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario  
Sep 22 to 24     Fall Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec

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