Start your engines Toronto, the Honda Indy will be roaring through the city today.
And, it just so happens you can check out the action for FREE this July 12, as part of the Honda Fan Friday.
Today only, spectators can make a voluntary donation to Make-A-Wish Canada and receive free general admission to experience the thrilling sights and sounds of the racing and festival event.
Nearly $700,000 has been raised during Fan Friday and race weekend festivities over the years thanks to generous race fans.
Honda Canada will also be presenting an array of activations and new features near the Turn 11 Honda pedestrian bridge over the race weekend at Exhibition Place, creating an unforgettable weekend for the whole family.
“Honda Canada is a tremendous partner of this annual summer festival, and the interactive exhibits that it brings to the event are exceptional. We are especially thrilled with the impact Honda Fan Friday continues to have on our community and Make-A-Wish Canada,” said Jeff Atkinson, president of Honda Indy Toronto.
“Every donation made by festival-goers at the Honda Indy Toronto is matched dollar for dollar by the Honda Canada Foundation. We encourage everyone to get involved in this worthy cause whether attending in person or not.”
In addition to the races, visitors can check out Honda World, which features unique and interactive exhibits for the entire family, both indoors and outdoors.
Inside, visitors will be able to test their skills on the Acura NSX Virtual Reality Race or the Honda Virtual Reality Hockey Shootout.
There’s also the Honda 50th anniversary museum, the Honda Passport scavenger hunt for a chance to win a unique prize, and a video wall to take a break from the heat and watch the race.
Outside of Honda World will be the Acura NSX and Acura GT3, plus the latest Honda ATVs, SxS, motorcycles, and power equipment all on display.
Children aged 6 to 12 years can suit up and jump into the always popular complimentary Junior Red Riders program, a safe and fun introduction to the world of dirt bike riding.
In the Honda SpeedZone, located within Honda Indy Toronto’s Thunder Alley, fans can refuel with free popcorn, cotton candy, and snow cones, compliments of Honda Canada.
When: Friday, July 12
Where: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Price: Admission is free with a donation