Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Crapcan weekend at a glance: May 18 - 20

Texas Twister 24
ChumpCar World Series - Texas World Speedway

ChumpCar will hold a true 24-hour race this weekend at Texas World Speedway in College Station, TX. The grueling grind of an event will take place on the combined oval and road course. The green flag drops Saturday at noon with the checkered flag at noon Sunday. See supplemental rules below for more information.

Safety and gear inspections take place Friday, May 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with novice school from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. and TWS will hold an open track day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Onboard video from #9 Gashole Honda Accord:

Supplemental Rules: Texas Twister 24 (PDF)

TWS Official page

TWS Trackpedia page

Official ChumpCar album from 24-hour race at TWS in 2010

Shannonville Shuffle - Troisieme Partie
ChumpCar World Series - Shannonville Motorsport Park

ChumpCar's Canadian Region will also host a race this weekend, its season opener at Shannonville Raceway in Shannonville, Ontario. The race will be a double-7 format on the long (4.03 km) course with the following race times:

Race 1: Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Race 2: Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gates open for the weekend Friday at noon with safety and tech inspections from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., driver's gear inspection from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and driver's school from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. See supplemental rules below for more information.

Onboard video from testing at Shannonville from #39 Civic team:

Supplemental Rules: Shannonville Shuffle

Shannonville Motorsport Park Official Page

Shannonville Motorsport Park Trackpedia Page

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