Tag Archive: Nationwide

Jun 05

Tagliani and RSR Racing Head to America’s Heartland for the Grand Prix of Kansas

“I am excited to return to Kansas after winning the pole position last year” -Alex Tagliani

Tagliani Autosport logo RSR Racing has loaded up the Chevrolet powered 09 LinospressoUSA.com and the 08 AutoMaxUSA.com ORECA FLM09 Prototype Challenge race cars and headed to America’s heartland for the Grand Prix of Kansas this weekend as part of the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Last lap wreck at Daytona injures fans, mars Tony Stewart’s Nationwide victory

A tire from Larson’s car flew into the grandstands

NASCAR - Tony StewartNASCAR - Tony Stewart 2Tony Stewart won Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson’s car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides access from the asphalt to the main grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Sprint Cup: Kenseth determined to finish tenure at Roush Fenway Racing on a high note (+results)

Nationwide: Stenhouse rallies for improbable win at Kansas  (+results)

NASCAR logoKansas SpeedwayFolks who use the words “lame” or “duck” in any sentences around the driver of crew of the No. 17 Ford team these days better be prepared to duck themselves. Ricky Stenhouse rallied from two laps down to win Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway and tighten the battle for the series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Stenhouse wins at Chicagoland, grabs points lead

Double the fun

NASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. used a strong push in the final laps to pull away and win at Chicagoland. Stenhouse also vaulted to the top of the Nationwide standings in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Allgaier outlasts chaos to make his winning move (updated)

Jacques Villeneuve finishes third in Montreal NASCAR Nationwide race

2012-08-18_19512012-08-18_2039Justin Allgaier might come from a family whose roots are deeply planted in oval track stock-car racing, but Saturday Lil’ Gator proved he can turn left and right with the best of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Aug 10

1-2-3 for Team Octane at Trois-Rivières

Team Octane had an incredibly successful weekend, for the 43rd edition of the historical Grand-Prix de Trois-Rivières.

2012-08-03_00552012-08-03_0086Michel Sallenbach, Paul Gravel, Adam Isman and Alain Lauzière were all behind the wheel of MINI GENUINE PARTS MINI Cooper race cars for the Trifluvien weekend, which was run under extremely hot and humid weather conditions. They were also joined for this race by local veteran driver Claude Houde.

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Jul 15

RAB trying to get Carpentier in Watkins Glen race

If RAB Racing team owner Robby Benton can find sponsorship

20110819-20362011-08-18_0130The team will run popular Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen as a warmup for the NAPA 200 a week later at Montreal. Carpentier is slated to drive Benton’s No. 99 Toyota Aug. 18 at Montreal. Two years ago, Benton fielded the winning car for Boris Said, claiming the only Nationwide victory to date for both owner and driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Patrick Carpentier to drive RAB Racing No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in Montreal Nationwide race on August 18

He will be on track to support the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation

2012:07:10_13:24:23.01232012:07:10_13:25:34.0141RAB Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will drive RAB Racing with Brack Maggard’s No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 18.

(Flagworld’s photo album form the press conference)

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Jun 27

F1 success ‘just didn’t happen for me’ – Piquet

Having left F1 in shame three years ago, Nelson Piquet jr hopes his time has finally arrived.

NASCAR Nationwide Series - Road America - Nelson Piquet Jr 01NASCAR Nationwide Series - Road America - Nelson Piquet Jr 02As the son of a triple world champion, the Brazilian entered formula one with high hopes: managed by Flavio Briatore and at Renault’s title-winning works team.

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Feb 21

Ray Junior Courtemanche tries out at the Bristol Motor Speedway Racetrack, Tennesse, USA

Ray Junior Courtemanche will be driving a Chevy Impala

Bonzai Racing logoRay Junior Courtemanche helmetOn February 27th, Ray Junior Courtemanche and his racing team, Danam Bonzaï Racing will participate in the NASCAR K&N series at the Bristol Motor Speedway racetrack. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Piquet to race Nationwide and Truck Series doubleheader in NASCAR Homestead finale

Nelson will close off his first full season

2011-02-18_0404 2011-02-18_0681Nelson Piquet Jr will compete in both the Nationwide Series and the Camping World Truck Series as the 2011 NASCAR season comes to a close at the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida this weekend. Nelson has excelled at the intermediate-style tracks on the circuit this season, earning five top-five and seven top-10 finishes in 12 starts on 1.5-mile tracks.

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Aug 18

Nationwide series driver to sign autographs for fans on Saturday

Fellows, Leffler, Patrick and Villeneuve weadline the Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002011-08-17_0029Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge announced that for the first time ever, 14 drivers competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series will take part in a one hour autograph session this Saturday.

Flagworld’s photo album

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Aug 12

Marcos Ambrose and Robbie Gordon to compete in the NAPA 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Both drivers talk about their fondness for the Montréal event

François Dumontier - Marcos AmbroseIMG_0181While Marcos Ambrose is planning his flights to and from Michigan, Robbie Gordon announces his return to the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge. The event promoter learned today that fan favourite Robbie Gordon will enter the upcoming NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge which will be held August 19-20 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Jul 20

Andrew Ranger set for maiden Sprint Cup start at the Glen

In Frank Stoddard’s # 32 car

2011-06-05_05582011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 517Andrew Ranger will get a first Sprint Cup start at the Watkins Glen road course, 22nd round of the season, that will be held on Sunday August 14.

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Jul 07

NASCAR Nationwide points leader to compete in Montréal

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is still an enigma for Reed Sorenson, only a few weeks away from his first NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

François Dumontier - Reed Sorenson DaytonaNAPAPiecesdAuto200Caught in a battle to the finish with Elliott Sadler for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver title, Reed Sorenson from Georgia is intrigued by Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve where, at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, he will be challenged for the first time by the famed road course. During the August 19-20 event, the eight-year series veteran will be discovering the Montréal track at the wheel of his Turner Racing #32 Chevrolet.

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Jun 29

Andrew Ranger: Sixth place finish at Road America (+ photos)

Ranger was qualified 21st in his first NASCAR Nationwide start this year

2011-06-24-00682011-06-24-0094Two-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion Andrew Ranger finished sixth, while competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Bucyrus 200 held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

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May 31

Alex Tagliani to compete in the Montreal Nationwide race with the support of Dodge

In the NAPA Auto Parts 200, presented by Dodge with the support of the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Quebec Dealers COOP

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002007-05-25_0628Thanks to the support from the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Quebec Dealers, Alex Tagliani will have the chance to compete in two NASCAR races the weekend of August 19 and 20 during the NAPA Auto Parts 200, presented by Dodge. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Patrick Carpentier returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition this weekend

Patrick Carpentier will race in Kansas on June 5, also enters July’s Ride to Conquer Cancer with Team Komatsu

NASCAR - Spcint Cup - Frank Stoddard 32 FordPatrick Carpentier - Alex Tagliani - Indy 500Patrick Carpentier will return to the NASCAR circuit next weekend driving Frank Stoddard Jr’s #32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. The Canadian driver, who now lives in Las Vegas, has confirmed that he will compete in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year on June 5 at the 1.5-mile (2.414 km) banked oval, round 13 of the 2011 schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Salo follows F1 drivers to NASCAR trucks

He will make his debut in the formative Truck series in July

2011-05-07 - HRT F1 Team - Turkey - Mika Salo - Vitantonio Liuzzi 012011-02-18_0712Mika Salo is reportedly following the likes of Juan Pablo Montoya, Nelsinho Piquet and Kimi Raikkonen in moving to the world of NASCAR racing. Finn Salo, the former Ferrari and Toyota driver, almost made the NASCAR switch a couple of years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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