PRESS RELEASE FROM GRAND PRIX DE VALCOURT
A FULL WEEKEND OF FUN AND RACING ACTIVITIES AWAITS FANS AT THE GRAND PRIX SKI-DOO OF VALCOURT PRESENTED BY INTACT INSURANCE
Valcourt, Québec – December 11, 2014 – The organizers of the 2015 Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt presented by Intact Insurance are pleased to announce its racing program and family fun and games activities for the 33rd running of the event the weekend of February 20-22, 2015. On top of its historical snowmobile ice oval track racing and snocross competition that has for decades brought the best riders from Canada and the United States to Valcourt every February, the Grand Prix of Valcourt has improved on an already amazing program of activities.
New this year! Snowmobile Drag Racing Three Wide
The Friday night under the lights Snowmobile Drag Racing Competition will now see riders drag racing three wide all the way to the finish line. The one-night only event, Round 4 of 6 of the 2015 Circuit Top Speed Racing schedule, will offer fans more action and thrills with this new format at the Grand Prix of Valcourt. Amateurs and Pro racers will battle it out from 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with the Grand Finale in all six Pro classes starting at 9:30 p.m. following a 60-minute break. Fans can access the Grand Prix Drag Racing site free of charge from 3:00 p.m. on.
Saturday Night Freestyle Snocross Showdown Under the Lights
Back by popular demand, the Freestyle Snocross Showdown returns to the 2015 Grand Prix of Valcourt with the Can-Am Face Off between Canadian Freestylers and their American counterparts. The Outer Limit Tour freestyle show based in South Portland, Maine and the Quebec Trep Freestyle Productions will once again offer fans a Canadian flavoured face-off in the Saturday night freestyle showdown. Every year, the event is a sell out at the Grand Prix village annex site, so buy you tickets early.
Every night is party night with a second Firework Show on Saturday night
Over the years, the Friday night firework show has drawn huge crowds at the Grand Prix of Valcourt. Following this success, the organizers have decided to add a second firework show on Saturday night for the whole family to enjoy. Partygoers will also have fun on Friday night at the two Budweiser evening shows under the Ski-Doo Big Top with alternative rock group Three of Us and the finalists of the French TV show, The Voice, on Saturday, February 21st at 8 p.m. Shows you will not want to miss!
Race fans and members of the media can surf the new Grand Prix of Valcourt user-friendly website platform to learn more on the 2015 event at http://grandprixvalcourt.com/en/. The Grand Prix Webmaster is in constant liaison with social media networks. For more information, visit us also on Facebook and click “LIKE” at: https://www.facebook.com/GPSValcourt. To be kept in the loop and updated with all the latest news, exclusive pre-season ticket offers and scoops, fans can subscribe to the Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt newsletter at http://eepurl.com/FzsGb
Now is a great time for fans to offer the perfect Christmas gift to loved ones; a three-day ticket for our Heated Suites, still on sale for $100 through December 23, 2014. Tickets are available online at http://www.grandprixvalcourt.com/en/tickets/ or by phone at 1 866 532-7553 or 1 450 532-3443.