Category Archive: NASCAR

May 22

Rain can’t slow Lacroix at CTMP

Last-lap Pass of Ranger Nets Pinty’s Season-Opening Win

2017-05-21-3568Kevin Lacroix finally figured out Canadian Tire Motorsport Park last fall, and the offseason did nothing to slow him down. Nor did the rain that arrived in force in the final laps of Sunday’s Can-Am 200.

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May 22

Ranger snags podium finish for Team Mopar in opener 

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3136Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team were excited to debut the new Mopar M1 engine for the season opening round of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series this past Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).

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May 22

Tagliani, so close only to skid of the track in the rain

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3244Fighting for the lead with two laps to go at the Can-Am 200, held Sunday at  Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course, Alex Tagliani crashed into the tire barrier, ending any hope of a win.

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May 22

A Race Filled With Twists And Turns For Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3196On the starting grid in third place, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin started the race on the tail-end due to a penalty in the pits. More determined than ever, he quickly rose to the top 3 to then lead the race for many laps.

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May 22

Alex Labbe rise up to grab a solid top-5

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-20-3734The NASCAR Pinty’s Series kicked off its 2017 season last Sunday onto the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the Can-Am 200. Behind the wheel of the Ford Fusion Can-Am/Kappa No. 32, young driver Alex Labbé fought all day against the deluge of Mother Nature to grab his first top-5 of the year.

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May 21

Kyle Busch wins $1 Million in Monster Energy Nascar All-Star Race

Busch powered his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to the inside of Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Team Penske Ford

Kyle Busch took control of Saturday night’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on the final restart with 10 laps left and motored away to a 1.274-second victory—his first in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

WRC: Ogier top after Tänak mistake

Frenchman capitalises on error to lead Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC Ogier top after Tänak mistakeSébastien Ogier ended the penultimate leg with a 16.8sec advantage over Thierry Neuville after leader Ott Tänak’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship win ended when he hit a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program kicks off during Monster Energy All-Star Race weekend

Twenty-six Students will Contribute to Motorsports Industry Throughout 10-week Internship   

NASCAR logoThe 2017 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) welcomed 26 of the brightest students from across the country seeking to learn about the motorsports industry during the Monster Energy All-Star Race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Avion Motorsports fielding Three Pinty’s Series cars for opener

“It’s been non-stop building cars”

Avion Motorsports logoWhile they have been busy before at race events, this weekend the opening round will see Avion Motorsports fielding three entries in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series for the first time.

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May 19

Spectra Premium confirms driver Jean-François Dumoulin to participate in the full 2017 Nascar Pinty’s Series season

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin’s car to be equipped with the Spectra Premium NSCR100 Radiator

2016-08-14_0614Spectra Premium has confirmed the allocation of necessary funding to ensure Jean-François Dumoulin’s participation in all 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series race events.

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May 19

Tagliani to compete this weekend in the NASCAR Pinty’s opener

Alex Tagliani eagerly awaits the season opening round of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series at CTMP

2016-08-14_0621Alex Tagliani will compete in the opening round of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series this Sunday, May 21 on the 3.957-kilometre Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) road course located near Bowmanville, Ontario.

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May 19

Kevin Lacroix debuts an optimistic season in NASCAR Pinty’s

Lacroix is more than ready to start the 2017 season

2016-08-14_0623After completing a maiden season with a new team, talented driver Kevin Lacroix, from Saint-Eustache, is confident on his season debut at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Bowmanville, ON), Sunday, May 21. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Alex Labbe ready to earn Nascar Pinty’s championship title with Go FAS Racing

“Alex’s progress in 2016 was outstanding”

2016-08-14_0617The young stock car driver Alex Labbe is back behind the wheel in the no. 32 Can-Am/Kappa Ford for Go FAS Racing to contend its second NASCAR Pinty’s series Championship as a full-time driver in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Robin Buck returning to Nascar Pinty’s Series

“There’s no better place to open the season and have success”

Robin Buck returning to Nascar Pinty’s SeriesOnce again this season racing veteran Robin Buck will return to competition in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series for select events.  This year Buck is highlighting the great history of Dodge in NASCAR as he will pilot the #43 Ontario Chrysler Dealers Dodge at three events during the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Will Toyota’s Martin Truex Jr. win the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

It was a scary scene, but there was a great payoff for Martin Truex Jr last weekend in Kansas

Martin Truex Jr à Las Vegas © Chris Graythen - Getty ImagesDespite the fiery scare involving Joey Logano, Danica Patrick and Aric Almirola, Truex crossed the checkered paint first. It was his first victory since Las Vegas in March and his third top five finish of the year, which is more than enough to keep him breathing down the neck of Kyle Larson in the series.

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May 18

NASCAR announces new YETI Official Partnership and Licensing agreement

First Line Of NASCAR, Team-Licensed YETI Products Available On YETI.com

NASCAR, NASCAR Team Properties, and YETI announced today, during the NASCAR Fuel For Business Council® meetings in Charlotte, North Carolina, multi-year agreements, which introduced the YETI brand as the “Official Outdoor Partner of NASCAR®.” Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

LP Dumoulin to kickoff his Sixth full season this weekend

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2016-08-14_0616On May 21st, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will take part in the first event of the 2017 season in NASCAR Pinty’s on the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park circuit (Bowmanville, Ontario).

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May 17

Kennington ready to kick off new season

Castrol Victoria Day Speedfest at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP)

2016-09-10_67017DJ Kennington and the #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team have worked long and hard during the off-season to prepare for 2017 competition.

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May 17

CBRT announces 2017 driver line up

Castrol Victoria Day Speedfest at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP)

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTSet to begin their fifth year of competition this coming weekend Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) is pleased to announce their high-powered line up of driver’s that will battle the competition over the summer across Canada.  For the 2017 season a total of six talented drivers have been signed to compete at various events in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series race season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

JF Dumoulin on-track for the first event of the 2017 season

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

20170325-26 - Sebring - Photo Michael Stahlschmidt (2)The ambassador of Spectra Premium Industries, Jean- François Dumoulin, will be on the track for the first race of the season this weekend, on the circuit of the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Bowmanville, Ontario). Read the rest of this entry »

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