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Tickets go on sale today for the 2019 Honda Indy Toronto

Meridian Champions Club experience is also available for purchase for a limited time
Tickets go on sale today for the 2019 Honda Indy Toronto
TORONTO (December 3, 2018) – The Honda Indy Toronto returns to Exhibition Place, July 12-14, 2019, in downtown Toronto. Public sales for all multi-day tickets begin at 10 a.m. ET this morning at hondaindy.com or by calling 888-476-6251 for the 33rd edition of this annual festival.
As announced earlier, ticket prices remain unchanged for Honda Indy Toronto run on the 2.89-kilometer, 11-turn temporary street circuit. Pricing starts at $85 for Bronze-level 2-Day Grandstand seating, $130 for Silver, and $185 for Gold. 2-Day Weekend General Admission is $55, and children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult providing an exceptional family value. Single-day tickets will be released for sale closer to the event.
Additional items now on sale to enhance the festival-goer experience are the Meridian Champions Club, Pit and IndyCar Paddock Passes. The Meridian Champions Club is available for a limited time for $75 offering unprecedented access. The benefits include a complimentary IndyCar Series Paddock Pass which provides entrance into “the locker room of motorsports”, the pre-race grid walk, a souvenir credential with lanyard, signing the start finish line, an opportunity to win a two-seater Indy car ride on the track, and other exclusive at-event experiences to be announced.
“The countdown is officially on to summer and the Honda Indy Toronto! Now is the time to secure some of the best seats or pick up the ultimate gift for someone on your holiday list,” said Honda Indy Toronto President, Jeff Atkinson. “This summer Toronto tradition continues to gain momentum, but we are most proud of the positive impact that the event and Fan Friday is having on the community thanks to the great support of the Ontario Honda Dealers and the generous donations of our spectators.”
Fan Friday returns for the 10th year offering general admission on Friday, July 12, courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association through a voluntary donation by festival-goers. Honda Canada Foundation matches dollar for dollar the contributions received on the event weekend. Over $690,000 has been raised in nine years for Make-A-Wish® Canada.
The Honda Indy Toronto is an event for the whole family. The Honda Indy Toronto Rookie Racers Club immerses the youngest attendees into the sport with fun experiences. Thunder Alley will be filled with numerous activities and interactive displays including the Honda SpeedZone. New and diverse food options and upgrades to the experience providing additional festival gathering points will continue for 2019.
Go to hondaindy.com/holiday to find great holiday gift ideas for every price point as well as some special seasonal offers. The Honda Indy Toronto serves as Round 11 on the 2019 IndyCar Series schedule. The complete weekend race and festival schedule will be released in spring 2019. For complete ticket pricing and festival information, visit hondaindy.com.
ABOUT HONDA INDY TORONTO
Honda Indy Toronto is a world-class motorsports festival which takes place annually on a 2.89-kilometer, 11-turn temporary circuit using the streets surrounding Exhibition Place near Lake Ontario in downtown Toronto. The event features many attractions, food trucks, interactive displays and activities, and supports local charities. Fan Friday offers general admission courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association through a voluntary donation. Over $690,000 has been raised in nine years for Make-A-Wish® Canada. As one of Ontario’s largest annual sporting events with the first race held in 1986, it has become a prestigious meeting place for some of the world’s fastest race car drivers including past champions like Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, and Will Power as well as Canadian racing greats Scott Goodyear, James Hinchcliffe, Greg Moore, Alex Tagliani, Paul Tracy, Jacques Villeneuve, Robert Wickens, and more. Honda Indy Toronto is owned and operated by Green Savoree Racing Promotions, which also promotes three additional IndyCar races, Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (March 8-10, 2019), The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (July 26-28, 2019) and Grand Prix of Portland (August 30-September 1, 2019).
For more information, visit hondaindy.com, ‘like’ its Facebook page @HondaIndyToronto or follow the event on Twitter @HondaIndy and Instagram @HondaIndy using #indyTO.

Miller Lite Named the Featured Beer of Honda Indy Toronto

TORONTO (July 3, 2018) – Honda Indy Toronto is proud to announce that Molson Coors has extended its partnership with the event through 2020. Miller Lite will be the official featured beer of the annual summer festival held at Exhibition Place, set for July 13-15, 2018.
Miller Lite, a classic and purpose-brewed light beer, will hold a site-wide serving license, so that festival attendees can enjoy Miller Lite across the grounds including at the brand new ‘Miller Lite Deck’. This location on the west end of Thunder Alley, between Turns 4 and 5, adds another great space for fans to gather.
 
“For decades, Miller Lite has been a proud supporter of car racing as a beloved North American sport and pastime,” says Joy Ghosh, Sr. Director of Marketing, Miller Trademark. “The fandom and energy only increase around the magnitude that is the Honda Indy. We’re proud to add to the whole experience as the light beer that’s never light on taste.”
“Thanks to Miller Lite, festival-goers with general admission access can experience new areas to sit back, relax and recharge while enjoying the events on and off the track,” said Jeff Atkinson, president of Honda Indy Toronto. “Food and beverage offerings are key amenities to any special event, and having Miller Lite involved will help us elevate the experience.”
Molson Coors has been associated with Honda Indy Toronto since 2015, and the company held the title sponsorship of the event starting in 1986 to 2006. This year marks the first year with Miller Lite as the featured beer. Festival-goers can also enjoy some of the other beers form the Molson portfolio, including Miller High Life.
A full-site serving license, expanded point of sale sites and locations to watch the weekend’s events unfold add up to a variety of options for fans to enjoy a Miller Lite. The ‘Miller Lite Deck’ and the Pinty’s Pub & Grill at Turn 1 are open for general admission ticket holders. Both these areas promise to be a great place to gather with friends in an active, festive area and will feature interactive fan programming throughout the weekend.
 
July 13th is Fan Friday presented by the Ontario Honda Dealers. Gates are open free to fans on Friday with a voluntary donation in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada. Kids 12 and under receive free general admission throughout the weekend when accompanied by a ticketed adult. For complete ticket pricing and event information, visit hondaindy.com.

Honda Indy Toronto and OLG Form a Winning Partnership

HONDA INDY TORONTO AND OLG FORM A WINNING PARTNERSHIP
 
Racers Will Visit OLG Winners’ Circle during July Weekend
TORONTO (July 5, 2018– Honda Indy Toronto is excited to announce a new, exciting partnership with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for the event taking place July 13-15, 2018. With this partnership, racers will celebrate their winning moment at OLG Winners’ Circle during this year’s annual summer festival at Exhibition Place.

A provincial agency, OLG’s mission is to generate revenue for the province, stimulate and enhance economic development, and promote Responsible Gambling – all in the best of interests of the Province of Ontario. Last year, OLG delivered a record $2.36 billion to the Province to support key government initiatives.
“OLG makes dreams come true – every day, across the province of Ontario. We are pleased to partner with the Honda Indy Toronto by sponsoring the OLG Winners’ Circle. We love to be right where winning moments happen,” said Randy Weyersberg, OLG Vice-President of Marketing and Planning. “And we’re excited to be able to share that ‘winning feeling’ with all race fans throughout the event.”
“It’s magnificent to have OLG join on to support this great Toronto festival in many engaging ways both before and during the event,” said Jeff Atkinson, Honda Indy Toronto President. “Winners will be around every corner with all the experiences that OLG plans to bring to the Honda Indy Toronto.”
OLG brings the ‘winning feeling’ to the Honda Indy Toronto. The excitement begins with the OLG ‘Feel the Win’ contesting campaign in advance of the Honda Indy Toronto event weekend, awarding #indyTO experiences through OLG media partners. At the event, the winning drivers in each of the weekend’s 10 races will stand on top of the podium at OLG Winners’ Circle. Festival fans can visit OLG Winners’ Corner in Thunder Alley to experience the thrill of winning for themselves and the chance at exclusive race access and additional perks. Follow @OntarioLottery for exciting contest opportunities. #OLGfeelthewin.
July 13th is Fan Friday presented by the Ontario Honda Dealers. Gates are open free to fans on Friday with a voluntary donation in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada. Kids 12 and under receive free general admission throughout the weekend when accompanied by a ticketed adult. For complete ticket pricing and event information, visit hondaindy.com.

Source: Event PR

SINGLE DAY TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR 32ND EDITION OF HONDA INDY TORONTO

New Website also Launched for July’s Festival

TORONTO (May 30, 2018) – Single-day tickets went on sale today for this summer’s Honda Indy Toronto, set for July 13-15, 2018. Fans going online to purchase will also see a brand new website launched at hondaindy.com with an improved user experience, more fan information and easier navigation on all devices.

This public on-sale marks the final countdown to July’s big weekend for festival-goers at Exhibition Place. Prices start as low as $40 for single-day general admission and $70 for reserved grandstand seats.
 
Two-day tickets are still available for purchase to secure the top seats at the best value in the grandstands for the entire race weekend. Sold only in the two-day option and including a paddock pass to get up close to the stars and cars racing on track, a limited quantity of Gold Level reserved grandstand seats for the highest rows remain.
 
“The Honda Indy Toronto is going to be another spectacular weekend filled with on track and off track festivities. We have Honda Canada’s 10th year of partnership in this great event to celebrate, and the features they showcase for all to enjoy are always a summer highlight,” said Jeff Atkinson, president of the Honda Indy Toronto. “We have so many exciting announcements to share over the next few weeks. Stay tuned at the brand new hondaindy.com and follow on social media as we welcome new partners, announce new programs and detail all of the attractions available for festival-goers.”
 
The 32nd edition of this annual festival of speed on the streets of Toronto is going to provide an abundance of racing action. The Saturday and Sunday headliners remain the same while the support races to take the green flag on the 2.89 km (1.786 miles), 11-turn circuit include all three open-wheel development series from the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires and additional full-fender action from the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.
 
Sunday’s feature, the 85-lap Verizon IndyCar Series race, will be extra special for Toronto race fans with the all Canadian team of James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens set to take the green flag for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Montreal’s Zachary Claman DeMelo adding a third Canadian driver to the field for the first time in years. The defending Honda Indy Toronto winner Josef Newgarden and his Team Penske teammate, recent Indy 500 champion and 2016 Toronto victor Will Power, will also join the starting grid. In Saturday’s NASCAR Pinty’s Series-sanctioned event, the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto, Canadian driving hero Alex Tagliani will try to get back to victory circle and have to battle the 2017 race winner Kevin Lacroix.
 
Before the race cars take to the track on Friday, the Indy Cycling Challenge is first up Thursdayafternoon, July 12th, to raise money for Prostate Cancer Canada. The second annual event features 10KM (4 laps) or 25KM (9 laps) Challenges for cyclists around the temporary street circuit on Exhibition Place. Entries are limited and are open now at theindychallenge.com
Friday, July 13th is Fan Friday. Courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association, gates are open free to fans with a voluntary donation in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada.Kids 12 and under receive free general admission throughout the weekend when accompanied by a ticketed adult. For complete ticket pricing and event information, visit hondaindy.com.

CAA SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO NAMED THE OFFICIAL ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE SPONSOR OF THE HONDA INDY TORONTO

TORONTO (May 8, 2018) – The Honda Indy Toronto is proud to announce that CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) has been named the official roadside assistance sponsor of the the annual event held at Exhibition Place, July 13-15, 2018.   As part of its event activation, CAA SCO will provide the on track towing services for all race series…

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TICKETS FOR HONDA INDY TORONTO GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Meridian Champions Club Experience Available for a Limited Time TORONTO (November 30, 2017) – Anticipation is building for the 32nd edition of Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place, July 13-15, 2018.  Ticket sales will open to the public starting on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. ET. All two-day ticket options will go on sale.  These include Reserved Grandstand, General Admission,…

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Honda Canada Extends Sponsorship of Honda Indy Toronto Through 2020

HONDA CANADA EXTENDS SPONSORSHIP OF HONDA INDY TORONTO THROUGH 2020   TORONTO (July 16, 2017) – Honda Indy Toronto along with its owners and operators, Green Savoree Racing Promotions, is proud to announce the extension of its sponsorship agreement with Honda Canada Inc. for the annual event at Exhibition Place through 2020.                                                                                             Honda Canada has been…

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FAN FRIDAY TO KICK OFF ACTION PACKED HONDA INDY TORONTO FESTIVAL

  Race Weekend Will Feature Six Different Series on Track     TORONTO (July 11, 2017) – Honda Indy Toronto, July 14-16, will ring in its 31st running with the return of Fan Friday, where fans gain general admission access to all event’s high octane excitement courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association through a voluntary donation to…

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Great Canadian Combo Ticket Launched for Honda Indy

TORONTO (June 20, 2017) – The Great Canadian Combo ticket package for Honda Indy Toronto went on sale yesterday with the support of Canada’s favourite racer, James Hinchcliffe, to much fanfare.

The driver of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda in the Verizon IndyCar Series toured Toronto’s downtown in a Honda Civic Type R, making its much-anticipated debut to the Canadian automotive market this summer. Hinchcliffe’s journey ended at the Exhibition Place GO Station near the 2.89-kilometer (1.786-mile), 11-turn temporary street circuit currently under construction for the July 14-16th event.

The Great Canadian Combo ticket package combines the quintessential Canadian food experience with Ontario’s largest annual sporting event, the Honda Indy Toronto. Priced at $45 per package and available in limited quantities, it includes:

One (1) Single Day General Admission Ticket (Saturday or Sunday admission – not valid for grandstand access)

One (1) Smoke’s Poutinerie Poutine (redeemable only at 2017 Honda Indy Toronto)

One (1) Tim Hortons $10 Tims Card (redeemable in-store at Tim Hortons locations)

The Great Canadian Combo announcement also aligns with the continuation of Tim Hortons’ sponsorship of the Honda Indy Toronto as the event’s official coffee and baked goods provider.

“Tim Hortons joined as a partner of the race for the first time last year, and we’re proud to have them return again,” said Jeff Atkinson, president of the Honda Indy Toronto. “As Canada celebrates its 150th, this is a truly Canadian ticket package combining our country’s iconic race weekend, coffee and food at a fantastic value.”

Tim Hortons will have a presence onsite with a Tims Coffee Truck to deliver Canada’s Favourite Coffee to festival-goers and team personnel. It will also have extensive branding throughout the event site and along the historic street course. Tim Hortons will also add a sampling station inside Enercare Centre offering iced lattes.

Before the race cars take to the track on Friday, the Indy Cycling Challenge is first up on Thursday afternoon, July 13th, to raise money for a great cause. This inaugural event benefits Prostate Cancer Canada and will be organized into two races: a 10KM and 25KM. Cyclists will compete in a timed event for a chance to win incredible prizes. Entries are limited and are open now at theindychallenge.com.

Friday, July 14th is Fan Friday at the Honda Indy Toronto; gates are open to race fans of all ages with a voluntary donation to Make-A-Wish® Canada, and is made possible through the generous support of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association (OHDA). Kids 12 and under receive free general admission throughout the weekend when accompanied by a ticketed adult. For complete ticket pricing and event information, visit hondaindy.com or call 877-725-8849.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES ADD TO THE THRILLS OF HONDA INDY TORONTO

  Rookie Racers Program Created for Kids Ages 5 to 12 Years   TORONTO (June 15, 2017) – Honda Indy Toronto is proud to announce the launch of a new dedicated fan page hondaindy.com/family.  This portal of the official event website highlights all the family features and activities surrounding the 31st edition of the event happening…

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