The Ultimate Guide to Honda Indy 2019
The 2019 Honda Indy offers three action-packed days for festival-goers, die-hard fans, and curious Canadians looking for excitement. Children 12 and under receive free General Admission. Tickets are on sale now!
This year, join Honda Canada as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. Check out the mini Honda Museum. Play the Honda Passport game for a chance to win a unique prize. Have your picture taken in James Hinchcliffe’s #5 IndyCar show car replica or the all-new Honda Talon. If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, test your skills on the Acura NSX Virtual Reality Race or the Honda Virtual Reality Hockey Shootout. Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets for a chance to win incredible prizes, with all proceeds going to Make-A-Wish® Canada. Check out the latest Honda ATVs, SXS, Motorcycles and Power Equipment. Kids 6-12 years can suit up and jump into the Junior Red Riders program, a safe and fun introduction to the world of dirt bike riding.
Featuring interactive contests and exhibits from event partners, food trucks and vendors, visit Thunder Alley for live entertainment, driver autograph sessions and family fun. Honda Speed Zone is filled with fun activities too for the family. Hold up a trophy and have your photo taken at the Honda Winner’s Circle. Children under 5 can participate in the Strider’s balance bike activity. Free cotton candy, snow cone and popcorn are provided by Honda Canada. Grab your snack as you head to the track for some racing action. Go to the Honda “Fan Zone” misting tent to cool off or finding seating areas to take a break.
NTT IndyCar Series Paddock
Itching to get up close and personal with IndyCar crews and mechanics? The Paddock gives you your chance – this restricted on-site area provides access to actual Indy cars and team mechanical trailers and crew. The best part? You may very well run into a driver, so have those cameras ready!
Honda Indy Toronto Rookie Racers Club
The Honda Indy Toronto Rookie Racers Club immerses the youngest attendees into the sport with fun experiences that take them behind the scenes and allow them to interact first-hand with motorsports.
Friday, July 12 offers general admission courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association by making a voluntary donation to Make-A-Wish® Canada – every dollar donated is matched by Honda Canada! Saturday and Sunday children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by a ticketed adult.
The 2019 Races
NTT IndyCar Series
Sunday’s main event The series produces intense, exciting competition for semi-professional and aspiring professional drivers in the world’s most produced and iconic race car, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
The Road to Indy
Featuring future racing stars wanting to make the Road to Indy a reality, this series consists of three races:
1. Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires
2. Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires
3. Cooper Tires USF2000 National Championship
Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto
This Saturday race brings some of the top perennial contenders include reigning series champion L.P. Dumoulin plus Mark Dilley, Jason Hathaway, D.J. Kennington, Alex Labbe, Kevin Lacroix, Andrew Ranger, last year’s Toronto race winner, and Alex Tagliani, also a favourite to win again in the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto. Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto is the highlight of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series’ 12 races in Canada and the northern U.S.
Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama
The series produces intense, exciting competition for semi-professional and aspiring professional drivers in the world’s most produced and iconic race car, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks
Returning after a two-year absence, this is a fan favourite from the past that will certainly add to the thrills of the on track action for festival-goers. These high-flying trucks will race across jumps and power down the streets surrounding Exhibition Place once again.
Driver Introduction Ceremony
What’s the best way to rev up a crowd of Indy fans? An adrenaline-pumping pre-race ceremony, of course.
At the start of every IndyCar race, drivers are introduced on stage before making their way around the track it greet their enthusiastic fans. After the Canadian and U.S. national anthems are sung, it’s time for the celebrity grand marshal to say those famous words: “Drivers, start your engines!”
You’ve watched every minute of the heart-pumping race – now experience victory for yourself!
At Victory Circle, success is sweet, even for the spectators. Come and experience these world-class drivers’ triumph as they claim their first place prize.