It can be a bit of a challenge when choosing popular sports in Canada because there are so many. However, when looking at summer sports, many are carried out throughout the year, one that is prominent is the motorsports.
Canadian Grand Prix Formula One
For many of the sports enthusiasts, including those that like to enjoy sports gambling, the Canadian Grand Prix Formula One auto race is one of the highlights of the sport. It has been run every year, starting with 1967.
In this particular sport, Canada has been the home to several Canadian stars when it comes to the sport. Some of them had participated in the American championship car races, with one standing out being Jacques Villeneuve when he won the cart championship in 1995.
As with most sports, there is always a governing body to ensure that rules and regulations are followed. One of the governing bodies in the motorsports is Cascar, which was the Canadian Association for Stockcar Auto Racing. In 2006 this was bought out by NASCAR and rebranded as the NASCAR Canadian Tire series and then changed again to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. No matter what name it has ended up with, it is still recognized as Canada’s number one stock car racing circuit.
Most of the individuals that have gone on to the Pro stock-car or racecar sport in Canada started with enjoying go-cart racing. This is very popular for young amateurs in Canada, and there are several tracks where they can join many leagues or just enjoy the sport for entertainment purposes.
There are many competitions that the motorsports drivers of Canada participate in. They hold a pretty good track record with 53 races bringing wins from the American championship car racing. This is a sport that as drawn the attention of many fans, and fortunately, there are many events that can be enjoyed throughout Canada.