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CMHF's 2018 class of new inductees

Toronto, ON, October 20/18 (GRW): The Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame inducted its new intake of members at the CBC/s Glenn Gould Studio. There was a large audience of family friends and others who help celebrate the CHMF's recognition of the contribution of these inductees to motorsport in Canada.

The seven new members of the Hall of Fame included:
François Dumontier, of the Canadian Grand Prix organization
Doug Crosty, the technical partner to Bill Brack's racing success
Jim Tario, Director of Track Operations for Toronto's Honda Indy
Jacques Villeneuve, 1997 F1 world champion
John Sambrook, long-time contributor to motorsport organization; contributed to the design of Mont-Tremblant circuit and the Trois Rivières street circuit layout.
Scott Steckley, CASCAR and NASCAR (Canada) stalward. four Pinty's Series championships, team owner
Jim Robinson, long-time racing TV/video producer
D.J. Kennington, 2006 CASCAR champion, NASCAR Canada champion in 2010 and 2012. Participant in many NASCAR national touring series events.

In addition, the CMHF added Honda as their International Inductee, specifically mentioning Honda's contribution to F1 racing, the Honda-Michelin series for Honda Civics, and their sponsorship of Toronto's Honda Indy.

Recently, the CMHF has also recognized a "Rising Star". This year it was a young driver from the Toronto area, Nicholas Latifi. He has worked his way up the racing ranks in Canada and in Europe. Currently, he is a test and reserve driver for the Force India F1 team.

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